The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.34% 0.76% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.59% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Median salary - £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

ABAP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 263 441 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.11% 48.14% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 204 402 418
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing ABAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Bedfordshire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for ABAP in Bedfordshire

ABAP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 2 - -
ABAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (33.33%) BAPI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Order to Cash
3 1 (33.33%) Record to Report
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IDoc
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects Designer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) BAPI
1 1 (33.33%) IDoc
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Order to Cash
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Record to Report
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe