The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 375 288
Rank change year-on-year +70 -87  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 91 67 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.36% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.68% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 102
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7924 9888 10420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.78% 53.51% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6907 8825 8904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

ABAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +60 55 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire +35 8 £59,500 -0.83% 2
West Sussex +11 4 £63,750 -
Hampshire 0 2 £48,500 +12.79%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 179 (100.00%) SAP
2 68 (37.99%) Business Development
3 59 (32.96%) Coaching
4 44 (24.58%) SAP Implementation
5 41 (22.91%) SAP SD
6 31 (17.32%) Billing
7 26 (14.53%) CRM
8 25 (13.97%) Java
9 24 (13.41%) Finance
9 24 (13.41%) SAP FI
10 23 (12.85%) Migration
10 23 (12.85%) SAP FI/CO
10 23 (12.85%) SAP CO
10 23 (12.85%) SAP PI
11 21 (11.73%) SAP Fiori
11 21 (11.73%) SAP BW
12 19 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (10.06%) SAP MM
13 18 (10.06%) LSMW
13 18 (10.06%) Data Management
13 18 (10.06%) Web Dynpro
13 18 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (8.94%) SAP XI
14 16 (8.94%) Legal
14 16 (8.94%) Change Management
14 16 (8.94%) Data Migration
15 15 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (8.38%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
15 15 (8.38%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (4.47%) NetWeaver
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (22.91%) SAP SD
2 24 (13.41%) SAP FI
3 23 (12.85%) SAP CO
3 23 (12.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (10.06%) SAP MM
5 12 (6.70%) SAP PLM
5 12 (6.70%) SAP VC
6 9 (5.03%) SAP CRM
6 9 (5.03%) SAP PS
7 8 (4.47%) SAP SCM
8 7 (3.91%) SAP Retail
9 5 (2.79%) SAP ERP
9 5 (2.79%) SAP R/3
10 4 (2.23%) SAP BPC
10 4 (2.23%) SAP FI-AP
10 4 (2.23%) SAP FI-AR
10 4 (2.23%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (2.23%) SAP PP
10 4 (2.23%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (2.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Boomi
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.73%) SAP BW
2 13 (7.26%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.15%) MS Access
5 9 (5.03%) SAP HANA
6 7 (3.91%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (3.35%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.35%) OLTP
8 4 (2.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.23%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) DataStage
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) LSMW
2 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.12%) NWDS
General
1 31 (17.32%) Billing
2 24 (13.41%) Finance
3 16 (8.94%) Legal
4 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.47%) Retail
5 6 (3.35%) German Language
6 5 (2.79%) Automotive
7 4 (2.23%) Banking
7 4 (2.23%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.68%) Marketing
8 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 76 (42.46%) Consultant
1 76 (42.46%) SAP Consultant
2 44 (24.58%) Developer
3 37 (20.67%) SAP Developer
4 35 (19.55%) SAP SD Consultant
5 31 (17.32%) Analyst
5 31 (17.32%) SAP Analyst
6 25 (13.97%) ABAP Developer
7 22 (12.29%) Managing Consultant
8 17 (9.50%) Data Analyst
8 17 (9.50%) SAP Data Analyst
9 15 (8.38%) SAP MM Consultant
10 12 (6.70%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Data Migration Analyst
11 11 (6.15%) HTML Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
11 11 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.15%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
11 11 (6.15%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.85%) SAP PI
2 21 (11.73%) SAP Fiori
3 18 (10.06%) Web Dynpro
4 16 (8.94%) SAP XI
5 13 (7.26%) .NET
6 12 (6.70%) BAPI
6 12 (6.70%) HTML
7 11 (6.15%) CSS
8 10 (5.59%) Middleware
8 10 (5.59%) SAP TM
9 8 (4.47%) J2EE
9 8 (4.47%) SAP ALE
10 6 (3.35%) SAP BSP
11 5 (2.79%) IDoc
12 4 (2.23%) SAP Basis
13 3 (1.68%) SAPUI5
14 2 (1.12%) XML
14 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
15 1 (0.56%) REST
15 1 (0.56%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.12%) Unix
2 1 (0.56%) AIX
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.99%) Business Development
2 59 (32.96%) Coaching
3 44 (24.58%) SAP Implementation
4 26 (14.53%) CRM
5 23 (12.85%) Migration
6 19 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.06%) Data Management
8 16 (8.94%) Change Management
8 16 (8.94%) Data Migration
9 15 (8.38%) Business Process Analysis
9 15 (8.38%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
9 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
9 15 (8.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (7.82%) Project Management
11 12 (6.70%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.70%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (6.70%) PDM
11 12 (6.70%) PLM
11 12 (6.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.97%) Java
2 12 (6.70%) SQL
3 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.03%) C#
5 7 (3.91%) SAPscript
6 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Degree
1 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.23%) ACCA
2 4 (2.23%) CCA
3 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.03%) Adobe
5 6 (3.35%) Ariba
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Remedy
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
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