The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 152 144
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 2 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.074% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.74% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 21
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1718 1492 1588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.82% 52.20% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 788 988
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

ABAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for ABAP in Scotland

ABAP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Scotland 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
Aberdeen - 2 £50,000 -
ABAP
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) BAPI
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (50.00%) SAPUI5
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) SAPscript

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) BAPI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (50.00%) SAPUI5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe