The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 181 124 73
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -51
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 41 90 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.65% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 3.54% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 84 126
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £67,500 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
ABAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2778 2543 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.60% 46.74% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2258 2225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -43 29 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Coventry -10 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (28.57%) SAP BW
3 26 (24.76%) SAP Smart Forms
4 25 (23.81%) BAPI
4 25 (23.81%) SAPscript
4 25 (23.81%) Finance
5 24 (22.86%) EDI
6 22 (20.95%) Logistics
7 21 (20.00%) LSMW
8 19 (18.10%) SAP R/3
9 18 (17.14%) SAP MM
10 17 (16.19%) CRM
11 16 (15.24%) SAP FI
11 16 (15.24%) Manufacturing
11 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (12.38%) SAP Implementation
13 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
13 12 (11.43%) SAP ALE
13 12 (11.43%) Workflow
14 11 (10.48%) SAP WM
14 11 (10.48%) Project Management
14 11 (10.48%) Retail
14 11 (10.48%) SAP CRM
14 11 (10.48%) SAP XI
15 10 (9.52%) Business Objects
15 10 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (8.57%) Java
17 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
17 8 (7.62%) SAP SD
17 8 (7.62%) ERP

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 19 (18.10%) SAP R/3
2 18 (17.14%) SAP MM
3 16 (15.24%) SAP FI
4 11 (10.48%) SAP WM
4 11 (10.48%) SAP CRM
5 8 (7.62%) SAP SD
6 4 (3.81%) SAP PP
6 4 (3.81%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.86%) SAP BPC
7 3 (2.86%) SAP HCM
7 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.90%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.95%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 10 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) LSMW
2 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Billing
4 5 (4.76%) Automotive
5 3 (2.86%) German Language
6 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.95%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Consultant
1 36 (34.29%) SAP Consultant
2 32 (30.48%) SAP Support
3 30 (28.57%) SAP Analyst
3 30 (28.57%) Developer
3 30 (28.57%) Analyst
4 26 (24.76%) SAP Developer
5 25 (23.81%) ABAP Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Junior
7 10 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
8 9 (8.57%) SAP Support Analyst
8 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) ABAP Consultant
9 7 (6.67%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Junior ABAP Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) SAP SD Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) Systems Support
11 5 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) SAP Smart Forms
2 25 (23.81%) BAPI
3 24 (22.86%) EDI
4 12 (11.43%) SAP ALE
5 11 (10.48%) SAP XI
6 6 (5.71%) Web Services
6 6 (5.71%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (4.76%) XML Schema
7 5 (4.76%) XML
8 4 (3.81%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (1.90%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.90%) .NET
9 2 (1.90%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.95%) SAP BSP
10 1 (0.95%) HTML
10 1 (0.95%) HTML5
10 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) AIX
1 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) Logistics
2 17 (16.19%) CRM
3 13 (12.38%) SAP Implementation
4 12 (11.43%) Workflow
5 11 (10.48%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.62%) ERP
6 8 (7.62%) SOA
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.81%) ITIL
9 4 (3.81%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.81%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.86%) OO
10 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SAPscript
2 9 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (1.90%) COBOL
4 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.90%) IBM
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe
West Midlands
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago