Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 376 428
Rank change year-on-year -52 +52 +69
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 90 189 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.03% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 72
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,250 £37,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £68,750 £74,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +10.53%

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 14,928 18,298 16,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.84% 57.79% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12,901 15,970 13,942
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -31 42 £57,500 +16.16% 3
West Sussex +11 17 £51,000 +2.00% 2
Thames Valley +31 12 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Berkshire +10 12 £60,000 +11.63% 1
Hampshire -16 9 £55,000 -18.52% 4
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (37.78%) SAP XI
3 28 (31.11%) Java
4 26 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (27.78%) Web Dynpro
6 24 (26.67%) SAP ALE
6 24 (26.67%) CRM
7 23 (25.56%) Data Migration
7 23 (25.56%) Migration
8 22 (24.44%) Finance
8 22 (24.44%) OO
8 22 (24.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 19 (21.11%) Adobe
11 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (20.00%) Workflow
11 18 (20.00%) SAP PI
11 18 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
12 17 (18.89%) SAP BSP
13 16 (17.78%) QA
13 16 (17.78%) SAP Smart Forms
13 16 (17.78%) Middleware
13 16 (17.78%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 16 (17.78%) Business Transformation
13 16 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
14 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.56%) XML
16 12 (13.33%) NetWeaver
16 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 11 (12.22%) IDoc

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 12 (13.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.11%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (12.22%) SAP PP
3 10 (11.11%) SAP FI
4 9 (10.00%) SAP CO
4 9 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (10.00%) SAP QM
5 6 (6.67%) SAP SD
5 6 (6.67%) SAP SRM
6 5 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (4.44%) SAP GRC
8 3 (3.33%) SAP MDG
8 3 (3.33%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (3.33%) SAP R/3
9 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
9 2 (2.22%) SAP EWM
10 1 (1.11%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (1.11%) SAP MM
10 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (1.11%) SAP SCM
10 1 (1.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) FTP
1 10 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) BODI
4 2 (2.22%) DataStage
4 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) LSMW
2 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) NWDI
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Analyst
1 28 (31.11%) SAP Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Consultant
2 20 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (12.22%) SAP PI Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) SAP PP Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Developer
6 7 (7.78%) SAP Architect
6 7 (7.78%) SAP Developer
7 6 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (5.56%) SAP BW Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) SAP Security Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.33%) SAP Technical Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.78%) SAP XI
2 25 (27.78%) Web Dynpro
3 24 (26.67%) SAP ALE
4 18 (20.00%) SAP PI
5 17 (18.89%) SAP BSP
6 16 (17.78%) Middleware
6 16 (17.78%) SAP Smart Forms
7 14 (15.56%) XML
8 11 (12.22%) IDoc
8 11 (12.22%) SAP Fiori
9 10 (11.11%) SOAP
10 9 (10.00%) BAPI
11 7 (7.78%) EDI
11 7 (7.78%) XSLT
12 5 (5.56%) MDX
12 5 (5.56%) SAPUI5
13 4 (4.44%) EJB
13 4 (4.44%) HTML
13 4 (4.44%) JDBC
14 3 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.33%) W3C
3 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) VMS
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (26.67%) CRM
3 23 (25.56%) Data Migration
3 23 (25.56%) Migration
4 22 (24.44%) OO
4 22 (24.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (20.00%) Workflow
6 16 (17.78%) Business Transformation
6 16 (17.78%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 16 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.11%) ERP
9 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (7.78%) SAP Security
11 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) NFS
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) QRadar
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (21.11%) Adobe
3 7 (7.78%) Ariba
4 3 (3.33%) CA
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Informatica
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) HP