The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / Midlands
Rank 6 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.54% 0.91% 11.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 2.50% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £46,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.39% -12.38%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 40 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 23.08% 36.36% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 28
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% +11.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

ABAP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the Midlands

ABAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BSP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) SAP CRM
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SAP CRM Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BSP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe