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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 188 221
Rank change year-on-year -42 +33  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 20 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.82% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 1.59% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 26
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.40% -14.09%  

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 3636 2963 3409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 59.08% 51.40% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3132 2522 2916
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 30 March 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 -30 12 £57,500 +21.05% 1
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (52.11%) SAP BW
3 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (38.03%) Manufacturing
5 25 (35.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (33.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (33.80%) SAP FI
6 24 (33.80%) SAP CO
6 24 (33.80%) Logistics
7 21 (29.58%) EDI
8 20 (28.17%) BAPI
8 20 (28.17%) FMCG
8 20 (28.17%) SAP HANA
9 18 (25.35%) SAP SD
10 17 (23.94%) SAP MM
10 17 (23.94%) SAP PP
10 17 (23.94%) SAP WM
10 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
10 17 (23.94%) SAP QM
11 11 (15.49%) LSMW
11 11 (15.49%) Finance
12 9 (12.68%) SAPscript
12 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.27%) OO
13 8 (11.27%) SAP Smart Forms
14 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
15 6 (8.45%) SAPUI5
15 6 (8.45%) Degree
15 6 (8.45%) Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Portal
2 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 24 (33.80%) SAP CO
1 24 (33.80%) SAP FI
1 24 (33.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (25.35%) SAP SD
3 17 (23.94%) SAP MM
3 17 (23.94%) SAP PP
3 17 (23.94%) SAP QM
3 17 (23.94%) SAP WM
4 5 (7.04%) SAP AFS
4 5 (7.04%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (4.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.82%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.41%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SAP BW
2 20 (28.17%) SAP HANA
3 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.04%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) MaxDB
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) LSMW
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 27 (38.03%) Manufacturing
2 11 (15.49%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Billing
4 3 (4.23%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Developer
2 34 (47.89%) SAP Developer
3 24 (33.80%) ABAP Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Consultant
5 17 (23.94%) Analyst
5 17 (23.94%) Logistics Analyst
5 17 (23.94%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (23.94%) SAP Consultant
5 17 (23.94%) SAP Logistics Analyst
6 11 (15.49%) SAP BW Developer
7 7 (9.86%) SAP BW Consultant
8 6 (8.45%) SAP CO Consultant
8 6 (8.45%) SAP FI Consultant
8 6 (8.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Logistics Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) SAP BI Consultant
10 4 (5.63%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) SAP MM Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) EDI
2 20 (28.17%) BAPI
3 8 (11.27%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (8.45%) SAPUI5
5 5 (7.04%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (7.04%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Basis
6 2 (2.82%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.82%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.41%) .NET
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.41%) HTML
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) Middleware
7 1 (1.41%) OLE
7 1 (1.41%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) FMCG
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) LIMS
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (35.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (33.80%) Logistics
4 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.27%) OO
6 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) ERP
7 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.04%) Workflow
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Demand Management
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.23%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) Data Security
9 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SAPscript
2 5 (7.04%) COBOL
2 5 (7.04%) Java
2 5 (7.04%) R
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) GDPR
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.23%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) BEA
4 1 (1.41%) Concur
4 1 (1.41%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
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