Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 277 230
Rank change year-on-year -29 -47 +88
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 45 94 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.72% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.26% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 39
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £38,575 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% -

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 6,507 7,448 6,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.42% 56.67% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,489 6,282 5,499
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -21 27 £57,500 +13.86% 4
Cheshire +14 9 £40,500 - 1
Lancashire +13 9 - - 1
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (37.78%) Manufacturing
3 13 (28.89%) SAP MM
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Logistics
4 11 (24.44%) Retail
5 10 (22.22%) SAP Basis
5 10 (22.22%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) High Availability
6 9 (20.00%) Change Control
6 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) SAP PP
6 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 7 (15.56%) SAP Fiori
7 7 (15.56%) SAP HANA
7 7 (15.56%) SAP BW
8 6 (13.33%) SAP QM
8 6 (13.33%) Publishing
8 6 (13.33%) BAPI
8 6 (13.33%) Coaching
9 5 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (11.11%) IDoc
9 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.11%) SAPUI5
9 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
9 5 (11.11%) LSMW

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 (2.22%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) SAP MM
2 9 (20.00%) SAP PP
3 6 (13.33%) SAP QM
4 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
4 5 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 4 (8.89%) SAP APO
5 4 (8.89%) SAP BPC
5 4 (8.89%) SAP SCM
6 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
6 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SAP BW
1 7 (15.56%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Lumira
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) LSMW
2 4 (8.89%) eCATT
2 4 (8.89%) JIRA
General
1 17 (37.78%) Manufacturing
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Publishing
5 4 (8.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Consultant
1 27 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) SAP Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) SAP PP Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) ABAP Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) SAP Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) SAP MM Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) SAP MM Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) SAP MM Consultant
4 8 (17.78%) SAP PP Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) SAP PP Business Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) SAP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SAPUI5 Developer
7 4 (8.89%) SAP SCM Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Logistics Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) SAP APO Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 7 (15.56%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (13.33%) BAPI
4 5 (11.11%) EDI
4 5 (11.11%) IDoc
4 5 (11.11%) SAPUI5
5 2 (4.44%) SAP PI
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) JDBC
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (2.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.89%) LIMS
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Logistics
2 9 (20.00%) Change Control
2 9 (20.00%) High Availability
2 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (13.33%) Coaching
4 5 (11.11%) OO
4 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) Network Planning
5 4 (8.89%) OOP
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) R
3 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle