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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 70 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.76% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.95% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Median salary £42,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.20% -11.42%  

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 249 308 445
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.27% 38.94% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 208 264 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) SAP CRM
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) SAP SD
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) SAP MM
4 4 (36.36%) SAP PP
4 4 (36.36%) SAP WM
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling

ABAP
Top Related 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 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) SAP CRM
2 4 (36.36%) SAP MM
2 4 (36.36%) SAP PP
2 4 (36.36%) SAP SD
2 4 (36.36%) SAP WM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP MM Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP SD Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Support
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) BAPI
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
4 1 (9.09%) WSDL
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Adobe
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) hybris