The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 84 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 12 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 0.81% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
562 740 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.10% 58.54% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 500 653 502
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ABAP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region.

ABAP Salary Trend in Wales

ABAP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Wales

ABAP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 11 £55,000 +10.00%
West Wales - 1 £35,000 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SAP Certification
2 13 (68.42%) NetWeaver
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) SAP MM
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Logistics
5 3 (15.79%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (15.79%) SAP SCM
5 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (15.79%) SAP LE
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (5.26%) Open Text
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) SAPscript
7 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
7 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) DB2
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (68.42%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP MM
1 3 (15.79%) SAP SCM
1 3 (15.79%) SAP LE
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) SAP Support
1 11 (57.89%) Support Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Open Text
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe