The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 49 84
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 2 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 4.55% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 8.59% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 35 2
Median salary £49,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% +26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 303 419 504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 54.11% 52.97% 64.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 379 441
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

ABAP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the North East

ABAP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -24 1 £50,000 -23.07%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) SAP BW
3 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
4 5 (55.56%) CRM
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) SAP XI
6 3 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (33.33%) EDI
6 3 (33.33%) NetWeaver
6 3 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
7 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) SAP SRM
7 2 (22.22%) SAP ALE
7 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (22.22%) SAPUI5
7 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (22.22%) SAPscript
7 2 (22.22%) SAP HR
7 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) BAPI
7 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
7 2 (22.22%) Finance

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HR
1 2 (22.22%) SAP SRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Business One
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
2 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
2 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SAP BW
2 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) ABAP Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior ABAP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) EDI
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (33.33%) SAP XI
1 3 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (22.22%) BAPI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP ALE
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) SAPUI5
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SAPscript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe