The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 122 129
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 1 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 2.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -10.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +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 Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1041 761 861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.92% 31.79% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 900 631 766
Median salary £42,500 £38,891 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.27% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

ABAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for ABAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (60.00%) Logistics
5 8 (53.33%) LSMW
5 8 (53.33%) IDoc
6 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
6 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) EDI
7 6 (40.00%) LIMS
7 6 (40.00%) Billing
7 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (40.00%) eCATT
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (40.00%) Demand Management
7 6 (40.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
9 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) CRM
9 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (13.33%) BAPI
9 2 (13.33%) SAP ALE
9 2 (13.33%) SEEBURGER
10 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
10 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (6.67%) Talend
10 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CAR
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP GTS
1 1 (6.67%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP QM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
1 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Lumira
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) LSMW
2 6 (40.00%) eCATT
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP QM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) IDoc
2 7 (46.67%) EDI
3 2 (13.33%) BAPI
3 2 (13.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) OLE
4 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) LIMS
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (60.00%) Logistics
3 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Demand Management
4 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (40.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (6.67%) Talend