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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 194 224
Rank change year-on-year -62 +30  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 22 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 1.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 16
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4009 3017 3334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.67% 53.63% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3437 2605 2834
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -42 15 £34,000 - 6
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (46.51%) Logistics
3 18 (41.86%) SAP CO
3 18 (41.86%) SAP SD
3 18 (41.86%) SAP FI
3 18 (41.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (39.53%) Manufacturing
5 16 (37.21%) SAP BW
5 16 (37.21%) EDI
5 16 (37.21%) SAP PP
6 14 (32.56%) SAP WM
6 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (32.56%) FMCG
7 12 (27.91%) SAP HANA
7 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
7 12 (27.91%) SAP MM
7 12 (27.91%) SAP QM
8 9 (20.93%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) SAPUI5
10 7 (16.28%) IDoc
10 7 (16.28%) LSMW
10 7 (16.28%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) SAPscript
11 6 (13.95%) SAP Smart Forms
11 6 (13.95%) BAPI
12 5 (11.63%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (11.63%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (11.63%) COBOL
13 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills

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:

Business Applications
1 18 (41.86%) SAP CO
1 18 (41.86%) SAP FI
1 18 (41.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (41.86%) SAP SD
2 16 (37.21%) SAP PP
3 14 (32.56%) SAP WM
4 12 (27.91%) SAP MM
4 12 (27.91%) SAP QM
5 5 (11.63%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (4.65%) SAP HCM
6 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
7 1 (2.33%) SAP AFS
7 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
7 1 (2.33%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (2.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SAP BW
2 12 (27.91%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) LSMW
2 2 (4.65%) eCATT
General
1 17 (39.53%) Manufacturing
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
1 25 (58.14%) SAP Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Consultant
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Logistics Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) SAP Logistics Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (23.26%) ABAP Developer
5 9 (20.93%) SAP Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) SAP Business Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) SAP Business Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Logistics Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) SAP FI Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SAP SD Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) SAP CO Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) SAP FI Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) EDI
2 8 (18.60%) SAPUI5
3 7 (16.28%) IDoc
4 6 (13.95%) BAPI
4 6 (13.95%) SAP Smart Forms
5 5 (11.63%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (4.65%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.33%) OLE
7 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) FMCG
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Logistics
2 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Data Security
7 2 (4.65%) Demand Management
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SAPscript
2 5 (11.63%) COBOL
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
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