The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 166 139 87
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -52
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 44 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.38% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 2.91% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 100
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2617 2647 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.63% 47.54% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2345 2258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,273 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

ABAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -26 24 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Warwickshire +20 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry +1 3 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Solihull - 3 £51,250 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (32.43%) SAP BW
3 27 (24.32%) SAP Smart Forms
4 25 (22.52%) BAPI
4 25 (22.52%) Finance
4 25 (22.52%) SAPscript
5 23 (20.72%) SAP R/3
5 23 (20.72%) CRM
6 18 (16.22%) LSMW
7 17 (15.32%) Workflow
7 17 (15.32%) SAP FI
8 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (13.51%) Logistics
9 13 (11.71%) Manufacturing
9 13 (11.71%) SAP MM
10 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.91%) SAP ALE
11 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
11 11 (9.91%) Web Dynpro
11 11 (9.91%) SAP CRM
12 10 (9.01%) SAP BI
12 10 (9.01%) SAP Implementation
13 9 (8.11%) SAP WM
13 9 (8.11%) SAP SD
13 9 (8.11%) SOA
13 9 (8.11%) Java
13 9 (8.11%) Retail
14 8 (7.21%) Automotive
14 8 (7.21%) EDI
14 8 (7.21%) Project Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (5.41%) NetWeaver
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 23 (20.72%) SAP R/3
2 17 (15.32%) SAP FI
3 13 (11.71%) SAP MM
4 11 (9.91%) SAP CRM
5 9 (8.11%) SAP WM
5 9 (8.11%) SAP SD
6 7 (6.31%) SAP PP
7 5 (4.50%) SAP xRPM
8 4 (3.60%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (3.60%) SAP BPC
9 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (2.70%) SAP APO
10 2 (1.80%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.80%) SAP EWM
11 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) SAP BW
2 10 (9.01%) SAP BI
3 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.50%) SAP HANA
4 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) LSMW
2 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.11%) Retail
4 8 (7.21%) Automotive
5 4 (3.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Developer
2 36 (32.43%) Analyst
3 35 (31.53%) SAP Developer
4 34 (30.63%) SAP Analyst
5 30 (27.03%) SAP Consultant
5 30 (27.03%) Consultant
6 28 (25.23%) ABAP Developer
7 22 (19.82%) SAP Support
8 14 (12.61%) Developer Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) ABAP Consultant
10 8 (7.21%) Junior
11 7 (6.31%) SAP BI Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Junior ABAP Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Junior Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (5.41%) SAP Support Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Systems Support
13 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) SAP Smart Forms
2 25 (22.52%) BAPI
3 11 (9.91%) SAP ALE
3 11 (9.91%) Web Dynpro
4 8 (7.21%) EDI
5 7 (6.31%) Web Services
6 6 (5.41%) XML
6 6 (5.41%) XML Schema
6 6 (5.41%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (2.70%) SAP PI
8 2 (1.80%) .NET
8 2 (1.80%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.90%) HTML5
9 1 (0.90%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.90%) SAP BSP
9 1 (0.90%) HTML
9 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) AIX
1 1 (0.90%) Linux
1 1 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) CRM
2 17 (15.32%) Workflow
3 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (13.51%) Logistics
4 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
5 10 (9.01%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (8.11%) SOA
7 8 (7.21%) Project Management
7 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.31%) ERP
9 5 (4.50%) ETL
9 5 (4.50%) ITIL
9 5 (4.50%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.60%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.60%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SAPscript
2 9 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (1.80%) COBOL
4 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (6.31%) Adobe
3 6 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.70%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
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