Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 342 436
Rank change year-on-year -55 +94 -2
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 143 221 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.72% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.28% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 54 73
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £45,375 £37,525 £43,000
90th Percentile £64,700 £80,125 £88,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,291 17,213 18,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.33% 56.29% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14,145 15,015 16,031
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 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
Hampshire +4 45 £52,500 +8.25% 7
Surrey -51 42 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Thames Valley +10 39 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +11 17 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £66,250 +1.92%
West Sussex +1 9 - - 3
Oxfordshire +13 8 £51,750 +8.95%
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Middlesex +6 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 143 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (28.67%) Java
3 37 (25.87%) Finance
4 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (22.38%) Security Cleared
6 29 (20.28%) SAP Implementation
6 29 (20.28%) IDoc
7 27 (18.88%) ERP
7 27 (18.88%) SAP PI
8 26 (18.18%) SAP ALE
8 26 (18.18%) Workflow
9 25 (17.48%) SAP Fiori
10 24 (16.78%) SAP FI/CO
10 24 (16.78%) SAP CO
10 24 (16.78%) SAP FI
10 24 (16.78%) SAP S/4HANA
11 22 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
11 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (14.69%) Web Dynpro
13 20 (13.99%) SAP BW
13 20 (13.99%) Coaching
13 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
14 19 (13.29%) XML
15 18 (12.59%) Business Development
16 17 (11.89%) Waterfall
16 17 (11.89%) SAP SD
16 17 (11.89%) SAP XI
16 17 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (11.19%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (11.19%) SAPUI5

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 15 (10.49%) NetWeaver
2 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.10%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (16.78%) SAP CO
1 24 (16.78%) SAP FI
1 24 (16.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 24 (16.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (11.89%) SAP SD
3 15 (10.49%) SAP ERP
4 12 (8.39%) SAP MM
5 9 (6.29%) SAP SRM
6 7 (4.90%) SAP FSCM
7 6 (4.20%) SAP QM
8 5 (3.50%) SAP PP
9 4 (2.80%) SAP GRC
10 3 (2.10%) SAP APO
10 3 (2.10%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (1.40%) SAP BPC
11 2 (1.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 2 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (1.40%) SAP MDG
11 2 (1.40%) SAP R/3
11 2 (1.40%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Boomi
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
2 8 (5.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) SAP BW
2 15 (10.49%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (6.99%) SAP HANA
6 8 (5.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.20%) BODI
7 6 (4.20%) DataStage
8 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) LSMW
2 4 (2.80%) eCATT
2 4 (2.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) NWDI
General
1 37 (25.87%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Retail
3 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.29%) Publishing
5 5 (3.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.40%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (44.76%) Consultant
2 63 (44.06%) SAP Consultant
3 28 (19.58%) Analyst
3 28 (19.58%) SAP Analyst
4 25 (17.48%) Developer
5 20 (13.99%) SAP Developer
6 15 (10.49%) ABAP Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.59%) SAP BW Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 8 (5.59%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 8 (5.59%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) ABAP Developer
10 6 (4.20%) SAP PI Consultant
11 5 (3.50%) Managing Consultant
11 5 (3.50%) SAP Architect
11 5 (3.50%) SAP CO Consultant
11 5 (3.50%) SAP FI Consultant
11 5 (3.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 5 (3.50%) SAP PP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) IDoc
2 27 (18.88%) SAP PI
3 26 (18.18%) SAP ALE
4 25 (17.48%) SAP Fiori
5 21 (14.69%) Web Dynpro
6 19 (13.29%) XML
7 17 (11.89%) SAP XI
8 16 (11.19%) SAPUI5
9 13 (9.09%) BAPI
9 13 (9.09%) J2EE
10 12 (8.39%) SAP Basis
11 11 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
11 11 (7.69%) SOAP
12 10 (6.99%) EDI
13 8 (5.59%) JMS
13 8 (5.59%) MDX
13 8 (5.59%) Node.js
13 8 (5.59%) XML Schema
13 8 (5.59%) XSLT
14 7 (4.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.80%) LIMS
4 4 (2.80%) W3C
5 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Robotics
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Linux
1 4 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) AIX
2 2 (1.40%) Unix
2 2 (1.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.28%) SAP Implementation
3 27 (18.88%) ERP
4 26 (18.18%) Workflow
5 22 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
6 20 (13.99%) Coaching
7 18 (12.59%) Business Development
8 17 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.89%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (9.09%) CRM
11 13 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 13 (9.09%) Migration
12 12 (8.39%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 11 (7.69%) ITIL
13 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 10 (6.99%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.99%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.67%) Java
2 15 (10.49%) SQL
3 14 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.59%) Python
5 7 (4.90%) SAPscript
6 2 (1.40%) XPath
7 1 (0.70%) C#
7 1 (0.70%) Java 8
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.99%) Degree
4 7 (4.90%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 6 (4.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.10%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 143 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (10.49%) Ariba
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) Adobe
4 6 (4.20%) Informatica
5 2 (1.40%) HP
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.40%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.70%) hybris