The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 164 179
Rank change year-on-year -31 +15  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 12 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 1.06% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £46,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £46,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +16.12% -13.48%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2365 1796 1978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.27% 52.65% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 1525 1735
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ABAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for ABAP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
3 16 (43.24%) SAP BW
4 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (27.03%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (24.32%) LSMW
6 9 (24.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) SAPscript
7 8 (21.62%) BAPI
8 7 (18.92%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (18.92%) SAP CO
8 7 (18.92%) SAP FI
9 6 (16.22%) Project Management
9 6 (16.22%) Logistics
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) SAPUI5
10 5 (13.51%) R
10 5 (13.51%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (13.51%) SAP AFS
10 5 (13.51%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (13.51%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (13.51%) GIS
10 5 (13.51%) COBOL
10 5 (13.51%) OO
11 4 (10.81%) EDI
11 4 (10.81%) Java

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (8.11%) SAP Portal
2 2 (5.41%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP CO
1 7 (18.92%) SAP FI
1 7 (18.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (13.51%) SAP AFS
2 5 (13.51%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (8.11%) SAP ERP
4 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
4 2 (5.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SAP BW
2 9 (24.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.51%) GIS
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) LSMW
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Billing
4 3 (8.11%) Publishing
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) SAP Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Consultant
4 14 (37.84%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (29.73%) ABAP Developer
5 11 (29.73%) SAP BW Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SAP CO Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) Logistics Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) SAP BW Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (8.11%) SAP MM Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) SAP SD Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) BAPI
2 5 (13.51%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (13.51%) SAPUI5
2 5 (13.51%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (10.81%) EDI
4 2 (5.41%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) OLE
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) LIMS
3 3 (8.11%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (16.22%) Logistics
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Demand Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Data Security
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SAPscript
2 5 (13.51%) COBOL
2 5 (13.51%) R
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.70%) BEA
3 1 (2.70%) Concur
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle