Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 360 508
Rank change year-on-year -25 +148 -191
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 164 198 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.21% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 69 102 65
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,001 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -8.33% -2.04%
10th Percentile £43,100 £36,250 £43,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 17,545 16,358 20,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.59% 54.67% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,195 14,247 17,851
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Surrey -19 69 £67,500 -6.90% 3
Hampshire +16 49 £55,000 +13.40% 6
Thames Valley -51 39 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 23 £52,500 -19.23%
Berkshire -30 14 £60,000 +21.21%
Middlesex - 3 £75,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,750 - 2
West Sussex +5 1 £37,500 -41.18%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) SAP
2 50 (30.49%) Finance
3 47 (28.66%) Coaching
4 46 (28.05%) Business Development
5 45 (27.44%) SAP Implementation
6 28 (17.07%) Migration
6 28 (17.07%) ERP
7 26 (15.85%) Java
7 26 (15.85%) Security Cleared
7 26 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (15.24%) SAP PI
8 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (15.24%) Logistics
9 24 (14.63%) Ariba
9 24 (14.63%) IDoc
10 23 (14.02%) SAPUI5
10 23 (14.02%) SAP ERP
11 22 (13.41%) Workflow
12 21 (12.80%) SAP SD
12 21 (12.80%) SC Cleared
12 21 (12.80%) SAP S/4HANA
13 20 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (11.59%) Degree
15 18 (10.98%) SAP Fiori
15 18 (10.98%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
16 17 (10.37%) SAP FI/CO
16 17 (10.37%) SAP CO
16 17 (10.37%) SAP BW
16 17 (10.37%) SAP FI

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 7 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (4.27%) MQSeries
2 5 (3.05%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.61%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (14.02%) SAP ERP
2 21 (12.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (12.80%) SAP SD
3 17 (10.37%) SAP CO
3 17 (10.37%) SAP FI
3 17 (10.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (7.93%) SAP MM
5 11 (6.71%) SAP EHS
5 11 (6.71%) SAP PLM
5 11 (6.71%) SAP PP
5 11 (6.71%) SAP VC
6 6 (3.66%) SAP FSCM
7 4 (2.44%) SAP SRM
8 3 (1.83%) SAP CRM
8 3 (1.83%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (1.83%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (1.83%) SAP QM
9 2 (1.22%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Boomi
2 12 (7.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) RTP
2 2 (1.22%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (10.37%) SAP BW
3 14 (8.54%) SAP HANA
4 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.32%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (3.05%) BODI
6 5 (3.05%) DataStage
7 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) LSMW
2 6 (3.66%) eCATT
3 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) NWDI
General
1 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.15%) Retail
4 11 (6.71%) Aerospace
4 11 (6.71%) Automotive
5 9 (5.49%) Billing
6 8 (4.88%) Legal
7 7 (4.27%) Publishing
8 4 (2.44%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Banking
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (58.54%) Consultant
2 95 (57.93%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (22.56%) Developer
4 31 (18.90%) SAP Developer
5 21 (12.80%) Senior Consultant
6 20 (12.20%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 14 (8.54%) ABAP Consultant
7 14 (8.54%) SAP MM Consultant
7 14 (8.54%) SAP PP Consultant
8 13 (7.93%) SAP SD Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) ABAP Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Managing Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 9 (5.49%) Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) SAP Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) SAP WM Consultant
12 8 (4.88%) Senior ABAP Consultant
13 7 (4.27%) Data Consultant
13 7 (4.27%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) SAP PI
2 24 (14.63%) IDoc
3 23 (14.02%) SAPUI5
4 18 (10.98%) SAP Fiori
5 16 (9.76%) SAP ALE
6 14 (8.54%) SAP Smart Forms
7 12 (7.32%) J2EE
8 9 (5.49%) Web Dynpro
9 7 (4.27%) BAPI
9 7 (4.27%) JMS
9 7 (4.27%) SAP Basis
10 6 (3.66%) EDI
10 6 (3.66%) Web Services
10 6 (3.66%) XML
11 5 (3.05%) HTML
11 5 (3.05%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (3.05%) SAP CO-PA
11 5 (3.05%) XML Schema
12 4 (2.44%) MDX
13 3 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.66%) LIMS
4 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.44%) Windows
2 3 (1.83%) Linux
2 3 (1.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) Coaching
2 46 (28.05%) Business Development
3 45 (27.44%) SAP Implementation
4 28 (17.07%) ERP
4 28 (17.07%) Migration
5 26 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (15.24%) Logistics
7 22 (13.41%) Workflow
8 18 (10.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.76%) CRM
9 16 (9.76%) Data Migration
10 15 (9.15%) Configuration Management
10 15 (9.15%) Data Management
11 14 (8.54%) PLM
12 13 (7.93%) Change Management
13 11 (6.71%) CAD
13 11 (6.71%) Document Management
13 11 (6.71%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (6.71%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) Java
2 13 (7.93%) SQL
3 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.10%) SAPscript
4 2 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Java 8
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.59%) Degree
4 14 (8.54%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 164 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (14.63%) Ariba
3 15 (9.15%) Oracle
4 13 (7.93%) hybris
5 5 (3.05%) Informatica
6 4 (2.44%) Adobe
7 2 (1.22%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft