Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 208 298
Rank change year-on-year -11 +90 -74
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 168 158 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 1.26% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 2.25% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 47
North West median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £39,750 £40,000 £29,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -13.04%

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 7420 7018 6547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.81% 56.08% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6191 6089 5629
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -5 112 £46,000 +2.22% 6
Lancashire +22 26 £45,000 -
Cheshire -25 7 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Merseyside - 5 £42,500 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 168 (100.00%) SAP
2 99 (58.93%) Manufacturing
3 62 (36.90%) Logistics
4 50 (29.76%) EDI
5 43 (25.60%) SAP SD
6 40 (23.81%) SAP BW
7 35 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (19.05%) SAP PP
9 27 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
10 26 (15.48%) IDoc
10 26 (15.48%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (14.29%) LSMW
12 23 (13.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 21 (12.50%) Finance
14 19 (11.31%) SAP S/4HANA
15 18 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (10.71%) Retail
16 17 (10.12%) SAP HANA
17 16 (9.52%) eCATT
17 16 (9.52%) Data Migration
17 16 (9.52%) Migration
18 15 (8.93%) SAP WM
18 15 (8.93%) CRM
18 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (7.74%) Publishing
20 13 (7.74%) NHS
20 13 (7.74%) Project Planning
20 13 (7.74%) Work Breakdown Structure
20 13 (7.74%) Demand Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 43 (25.60%) SAP SD
2 32 (19.05%) SAP PP
3 19 (11.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (8.93%) SAP WM
5 6 (3.57%) SAP CO
5 6 (3.57%) SAP FI
5 6 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (3.57%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.38%) SAP APO
6 4 (2.38%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.38%) SAP QM
7 3 (1.79%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.79%) SAP EWM
7 3 (1.79%) SAP HCM
7 3 (1.79%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.19%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.19%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.60%) SAP CAR
9 1 (0.60%) SAP POS DM
9 1 (0.60%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.81%) SAP BW
2 26 (15.48%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (13.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.12%) SAP HANA
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (14.29%) LSMW
2 16 (9.52%) eCATT
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (58.93%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.50%) Finance
3 18 (10.71%) Retail
4 13 (7.74%) Publishing
5 8 (4.76%) Billing
6 2 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (65.48%) Analyst
2 108 (64.29%) SAP Analyst
3 86 (51.19%) Consultant
4 85 (50.60%) SAP Consultant
5 59 (35.12%) Business Analyst
6 57 (33.93%) SAP Business Analyst
7 47 (27.98%) SAP Business Consultant
8 35 (20.83%) SAP SD Analyst
9 29 (17.26%) Developer
9 29 (17.26%) SAP Developer
10 26 (15.48%) SAP SD Consultant
11 24 (14.29%) SAP SD Business Analyst
12 23 (13.69%) SAP PP Analyst
12 23 (13.69%) SAP PP Business Analyst
13 18 (10.71%) SAP PP Consultant
14 17 (10.12%) Logistics Consultant
14 17 (10.12%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 17 (10.12%) SAP WM Consultant
15 16 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
16 15 (8.93%) SAP BW Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.76%) EDI
2 26 (15.48%) IDoc
3 12 (7.14%) SAPUI5
4 11 (6.55%) SAP XI
5 9 (5.36%) BAPI
5 9 (5.36%) SAP PI
6 8 (4.76%) SAP Basis
7 6 (3.57%) SOAP
8 5 (2.98%) SAP Fiori
8 5 (2.98%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (1.79%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (1.19%) Web Services
10 2 (1.19%) XML
11 1 (0.60%) Ajax
11 1 (0.60%) HTML5
11 1 (0.60%) jQuery
11 1 (0.60%) JSON
11 1 (0.60%) REST
11 1 (0.60%) SAP ALE
11 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.74%) NHS
3 8 (4.76%) LIMS
4 7 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.76%) Windows
1 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.90%) Logistics
2 35 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 16 (9.52%) Migration
6 15 (8.93%) CRM
7 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.74%) Demand Management
8 13 (7.74%) Project Planning
8 13 (7.74%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 11 (6.55%) SAP Implementation
10 9 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.76%) Change Management
11 8 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.76%) OO
11 8 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.76%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (1.79%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.60%) C#
3 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (5.36%) Oracle
2 9 (5.36%) SEEBURGER
3 7 (4.17%) Cognos
4 6 (3.57%) Microsoft