Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > North West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 217 230
Rank change year-on-year -99 +13 +62
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 33 168 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 2.31% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 73 61
North West median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £42,450 £39,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,959 7,282 7,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.88% 55.75% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,977 6,076 6,097
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,302 £60,750 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the North West over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Manchester -90 19 £57,500 +25.00% 3
Lancashire -8 9 - -
Merseyside +6 3 £48,500 +14.12% 1
Cheshire +20 1 £60,000 +44.58%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (51.52%) Manufacturing
3 10 (30.30%) SAP Basis
3 10 (30.30%) Logistics
3 10 (30.30%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) High Availability
4 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 9 (27.27%) Change Control
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) EDI
5 7 (21.21%) Retail
6 6 (18.18%) SAP MM
6 6 (18.18%) Coaching
6 6 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (18.18%) IDoc
7 5 (15.15%) SAP HANA
7 5 (15.15%) SAP PP
7 5 (15.15%) SAP SD
7 5 (15.15%) Publishing
8 4 (12.12%) LSMW
8 4 (12.12%) SAP SCM
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.12%) SAP Fiori
8 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP MM
1 6 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (15.15%) SAP PP
2 5 (15.15%) SAP SD
3 4 (12.12%) SAP SCM
4 3 (9.09%) SAP APO
5 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Business One
5 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
5 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.03%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SAP HANA
2 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
3 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Lumira
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) LSMW
2 3 (9.09%) eCATT
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 17 (51.52%) Manufacturing
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) Publishing
5 3 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Consultant
1 26 (78.79%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) SAP PP Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP MM Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP MM Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP MM Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) SAP PP Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SAP PP Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Logistics Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SAP APO Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) SAP Basis
2 7 (21.21%) EDI
3 6 (18.18%) IDoc
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (6.06%) BAPI
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (3.03%) SAPUI5
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.09%) LIMS
3 2 (6.06%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Logistics
2 9 (27.27%) Change Control
2 9 (27.27%) High Availability
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 6 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 3 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) R
3 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle