Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 334 465
Rank change year-on-year -64 +131 -95
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 146 217 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.75% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.36% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 68
South East median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -2.04%
10th Percentile £43,250 £37,150 £43,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% -

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 16,596 16,004 18,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.94% 55.30% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,396 13,906 16,814
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +21 52 £56,250 +30.81% 6
Thames Valley +5 47 £60,000 - 1
Surrey -78 37 £45,000 -37.93% 6
Buckinghamshire +23 24 £66,250 +1.92%
Berkshire +1 15 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Oxfordshire 0 8 £51,750 +8.95%
West Sussex +3 4 - -
Middlesex +14 3 £75,000 +36.36%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 146 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (31.51%) Finance
3 38 (26.03%) Java
4 34 (23.29%) ERP
5 33 (22.60%) SAP Implementation
6 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
7 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (18.49%) SAP Fiori
8 27 (18.49%) IDoc
9 26 (17.81%) SAP PI
9 26 (17.81%) Workflow
10 24 (16.44%) Coaching
10 24 (16.44%) SAPUI5
11 23 (15.75%) SC Cleared
11 23 (15.75%) SAP ERP
12 22 (15.07%) SAP ALE
12 22 (15.07%) Business Development
12 22 (15.07%) SAP CO
12 22 (15.07%) SAP FI/CO
12 22 (15.07%) SAP FI
12 22 (15.07%) SAP S/4HANA
12 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (14.38%) SAP BW
13 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (13.70%) Degree
15 17 (11.64%) Web Dynpro
15 17 (11.64%) Ariba
15 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
15 17 (11.64%) Oracle
15 17 (11.64%) Retail

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 (8.22%) NetWeaver
2 8 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.48%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.05%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (15.75%) SAP ERP
2 22 (15.07%) SAP CO
2 22 (15.07%) SAP FI
2 22 (15.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (15.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (9.59%) SAP MM
3 14 (9.59%) SAP SD
4 7 (4.79%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (2.74%) SAP EHS
5 4 (2.74%) SAP PLM
5 4 (2.74%) SAP SRM
5 4 (2.74%) SAP VC
6 3 (2.05%) SAP APO
6 3 (2.05%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.05%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (2.05%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (1.37%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.37%) SAP GRC
7 2 (1.37%) SAP MDG
7 2 (1.37%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Boomi
2 5 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) HTTP
2 4 (2.74%) FTP
3 3 (2.05%) RTP
4 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.37%) SMS
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SAP BW
2 15 (10.27%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.90%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (6.16%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.42%) BODI
6 5 (3.42%) DataStage
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) LSMW
2 5 (3.42%) JIRA
3 4 (2.74%) eCATT
4 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) NWDI
General
1 46 (31.51%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Retail
3 11 (7.53%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.16%) Publishing
5 7 (4.79%) Billing
6 4 (2.74%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.74%) Automotive
6 4 (2.74%) Korean Language
6 4 (2.74%) Legal
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (54.11%) Consultant
2 78 (53.42%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (21.92%) Developer
4 26 (17.81%) SAP Developer
5 18 (12.33%) Senior Consultant
6 17 (11.64%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 16 (10.96%) ABAP Consultant
8 13 (8.90%) Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) SAP Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) SAP CO Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) SAP FI Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Managing Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) SAP BW Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) SAP Data Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Senior ABAP Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.49%) IDoc
1 27 (18.49%) SAP Fiori
2 26 (17.81%) SAP PI
3 24 (16.44%) SAPUI5
4 22 (15.07%) SAP ALE
5 17 (11.64%) Web Dynpro
6 14 (9.59%) J2EE
7 12 (8.22%) SAP Basis
7 12 (8.22%) XML
8 11 (7.53%) JMS
9 10 (6.85%) BAPI
10 9 (6.16%) SAP Smart Forms
10 9 (6.16%) SOAP
11 8 (5.48%) Node.js
11 8 (5.48%) Web Services
12 7 (4.79%) HTML
12 7 (4.79%) SAP Business Workflow
13 6 (4.11%) EDI
13 6 (4.11%) MDX
13 6 (4.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.74%) LIMS
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) W3C
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.74%) Linux
1 4 (2.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.37%) AIX
2 2 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) ERP
2 33 (22.60%) SAP Implementation
3 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (17.81%) Workflow
5 24 (16.44%) Coaching
6 22 (15.07%) Business Development
6 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (11.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (10.96%) CRM
8 16 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.27%) Logistics
10 14 (9.59%) Migration
11 12 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (6.85%) Change Management
14 9 (6.16%) Data Migration
14 9 (6.16%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 8 (5.48%) Python
4 8 (5.48%) SAPscript
5 2 (1.37%) XPath
6 1 (0.68%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) Java 8
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.70%) Degree
4 11 (7.53%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.05%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (11.64%) Ariba
2 17 (11.64%) Oracle
3 11 (7.53%) Adobe
4 6 (4.11%) hybris
5 5 (3.42%) Informatica
6 3 (2.05%) HP
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.37%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.68%) Alteryx