Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 168 171
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 10 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.76% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 18
Birmingham median annual salary - £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -10.89%
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.40% +7.22% -10.00%

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,665 1,989 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.98% 50.86% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,416 1,703 1,355
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Publishing
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 6 (60.00%) IDoc
4 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Demand Management
5 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (40.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) LSMW
5 4 (40.00%) Billing
5 4 (40.00%) Network Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Logistics
5 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (40.00%) eCATT
5 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) SAP APO
5 4 (40.00%) LIMS
5 4 (40.00%) EDI
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) NetWeaver
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP APO
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) eCATT
1 4 (40.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (70.00%) Publishing
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) SAP APO Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PP Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAP QM Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) IDoc
2 4 (40.00%) EDI
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (40.00%) LIMS
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Demand Management
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle