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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 51 43
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.20% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.20% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Median salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £47,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -10.00%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 250 182 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 59.95% 54.49% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 242 160 203
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for ABAP in Lancashire

ABAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 11 (100.00%) BAPI
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
2 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (18.18%) LSMW
3 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
3 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) OO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) LSMW
General
1 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) BAPI
2 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP