Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 509 682
Rank change year-on-year -31 +173 -172
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 762 837 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.94% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 328 464 527
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +10.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £39,600 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.00% -9.09%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 90,383 88,779 101,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.65% 53.28% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 75,794 76,855 88,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in England

ABAP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ABAP in England

ABAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ABAP in England

ABAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +36 253 £47,500 -1.04% 16
South East +78 203 £52,500 -10.64% 15
North West +27 167 £46,000 -8.00% 9
Midlands +30 165 £54,000 +2.86% 15
West Midlands +89 157 £54,000 +20.00% 11
London -29 89 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Yorkshire +36 86 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -82 31 £60,000 +16.50% 3
East Midlands -55 8 £45,250 -13.81% 4
South West -13 1 £52,500 +16.67% 2
ABAP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 762 (100.00%) SAP
2 204 (26.77%) Manufacturing
3 160 (21.00%) IDoc
4 152 (19.95%) Logistics
5 150 (19.69%) EDI
6 147 (19.29%) Finance
7 145 (19.03%) LSMW
8 131 (17.19%) Customer Requirements
9 117 (15.35%) CRM
10 116 (15.22%) SAP BW
10 116 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 115 (15.09%) Migration
12 114 (14.96%) Business Development
13 113 (14.83%) Data Migration
14 111 (14.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 107 (14.04%) SAP S/4HANA
16 106 (13.91%) Retail
17 95 (12.47%) Coaching
18 93 (12.20%) SAP SD
19 92 (12.07%) SAP HANA
20 85 (11.15%) OO
21 84 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 84 (11.02%) eCATT
22 81 (10.63%) BAPI
23 78 (10.24%) Publishing
24 77 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
25 73 (9.58%) Web Dynpro
26 69 (9.06%) Billing
27 66 (8.66%) Work Breakdown Structure
28 65 (8.53%) Demand Management

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 42 (5.51%) NetWeaver
2 6 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 107 (14.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 93 (12.20%) SAP SD
3 46 (6.04%) SAP CRM
4 43 (5.64%) SAP EWM
5 38 (4.99%) SAP MM
6 34 (4.46%) SAP PP
6 34 (4.46%) SAP SCM
7 30 (3.94%) SAP FI
8 22 (2.89%) SAP APO
8 22 (2.89%) SAP ERP
9 21 (2.76%) SAP CO
9 21 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
10 20 (2.62%) SAP Hybris
10 20 (2.62%) SAP WM
11 18 (2.36%) SAP BPC
11 18 (2.36%) SAP IS-U
12 12 (1.57%) SAP SRM
13 11 (1.44%) SAP EHS
13 11 (1.44%) SAP R/3
14 8 (1.05%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.92%) HTTP
2 6 (0.79%) FTP
3 2 (0.26%) Skype
3 2 (0.26%) WebEx
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.22%) SAP BW
2 92 (12.07%) SAP HANA
3 51 (6.69%) BusinessObjects
4 32 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 18 (2.36%) MS Access
6 16 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.18%) SQL Server
9 7 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (0.66%) Big Data
11 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.39%) GIS
12 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.13%) Lumira
12 1 (0.13%) QlikView
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 145 (19.03%) LSMW
2 84 (11.02%) eCATT
3 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) NWDS
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 204 (26.77%) Manufacturing
2 147 (19.29%) Finance
3 106 (13.91%) Retail
4 78 (10.24%) Publishing
5 69 (9.06%) Billing
6 42 (5.51%) Legal
7 11 (1.44%) Marketing
8 7 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.66%) German Language
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 404 (53.02%) Consultant
2 392 (51.44%) SAP Consultant
3 178 (23.36%) Developer
4 168 (22.05%) Analyst
5 166 (21.78%) SAP Analyst
5 166 (21.78%) SAP Developer
6 115 (15.09%) ABAP Developer
7 87 (11.42%) SAP SD Consultant
8 72 (9.45%) Business Analyst
9 70 (9.19%) SAP Business Analyst
10 61 (8.01%) ABAP Consultant
11 51 (6.69%) Logistics Consultant
12 48 (6.30%) SAP Business Consultant
13 47 (6.17%) SAP EWM Consultant
13 47 (6.17%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 42 (5.51%) SAP SD Analyst
15 41 (5.38%) SAP WM Consultant
16 35 (4.59%) SAP MM Consultant
16 35 (4.59%) SAP Support
17 32 (4.20%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (21.00%) IDoc
2 150 (19.69%) EDI
3 81 (10.63%) BAPI
4 73 (9.58%) Web Dynpro
5 61 (8.01%) SAP PI
6 59 (7.74%) SAP ALE
7 58 (7.61%) SAP XI
8 47 (6.17%) SAPUI5
9 39 (5.12%) SAP Fiori
10 38 (4.99%) Middleware
11 35 (4.59%) SAP Smart Forms
12 30 (3.94%) Web Services
13 28 (3.67%) SAP Basis
14 21 (2.76%) SOAP
15 18 (2.36%) SAP BSP
15 18 (2.36%) SAP Core Interface
16 12 (1.57%) XML
17 11 (1.44%) SAP TM
18 9 (1.18%) JDBC
19 7 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.09%) LIMS
3 43 (5.64%) NHS
4 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 4 (0.52%) Algorithms
5 4 (0.52%) Clustering
5 4 (0.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.39%) Replication
7 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.26%) FMCG
7 2 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.13%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.54%) Windows
2 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.44%) Unix
3 11 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.05%) VMS
5 2 (0.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Android
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) HPUX
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (19.95%) Logistics
2 131 (17.19%) Customer Requirements
3 117 (15.35%) CRM
4 115 (15.09%) Migration
5 114 (14.96%) Business Development
6 113 (14.83%) Data Migration
7 111 (14.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 95 (12.47%) Coaching
9 85 (11.15%) OO
10 84 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (8.66%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 65 (8.53%) Demand Management
13 65 (8.53%) Project Planning
14 59 (7.74%) Integration Testing
15 58 (7.61%) SAP Implementation
16 55 (7.22%) Workflow
17 52 (6.82%) ERP
18 45 (5.91%) Translating Business Requirements
19 43 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.77%) Java
2 43 (5.64%) SAPscript
3 28 (3.67%) SQL
4 9 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.26%) R
7 1 (0.13%) C#
7 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.13%) Python
7 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (5.77%) Degree
2 21 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.44%) SAP Certification
4 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.02%) SLA
2 20 (2.62%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) GxP
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (1.44%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 762 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.77%) hybris
4 32 (4.20%) Ariba
5 16 (2.10%) Oracle
5 16 (2.10%) Remedy
6 15 (1.97%) SEEBURGER
7 13 (1.71%) Cognos
8 12 (1.57%) Adobe
9 1 (0.13%) Concur
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) Informatica
9 1 (0.13%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.13%) Samsung
9 1 (0.13%) Syclo