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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 400 268
Rank change year-on-year +97 -132  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 90 54 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.28% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.54% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 112
Median salary £51,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.15% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.40% -14.09%  

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 7944 9970 10061
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.02% 50.83% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6885 8867 8694
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Berkshire +74 35 £49,500 -23.84%
Surrey +53 25 £55,000 -15.38%
Hampshire +24 9 £65,000 +23.80%
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £54,000 -6.08%
West Sussex +5 3 £48,750 +25.80% 3
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 154 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (23.38%) Finance
3 33 (21.43%) Business Development
3 33 (21.43%) Coaching
4 31 (20.13%) SAP Fiori
5 30 (19.48%) SAP SD
6 29 (18.83%) Java
7 28 (18.18%) SAP BW
7 28 (18.18%) SAP FI
7 28 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
8 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
8 25 (16.23%) SAP CO
8 25 (16.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 24 (15.58%) SAP PI
10 23 (14.94%) Billing
11 20 (12.99%) Migration
11 20 (12.99%) CRM
11 20 (12.99%) LSMW
12 19 (12.34%) SQL
13 18 (11.69%) Data Migration
14 17 (11.04%) Middleware
15 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (10.39%) MS Access
15 16 (10.39%) Risk Management
15 16 (10.39%) Legal
15 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
15 16 (10.39%) SAPUI5
15 16 (10.39%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
16 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
16 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared

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 (5.19%) NetWeaver
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (19.48%) SAP SD
2 28 (18.18%) SAP FI
3 25 (16.23%) SAP CO
3 25 (16.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 14 (9.09%) SAP PS
5 13 (8.44%) SAP BPC
6 11 (7.14%) SAP FI-AP
6 11 (7.14%) SAP FI-AR
7 9 (5.84%) SAP CRM
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (3.90%) SAP ERP
9 6 (3.90%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (3.90%) SAP WM
10 4 (2.60%) SAP PP
11 3 (1.95%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (1.95%) SAP R/3
12 2 (1.30%) SAP CS
12 2 (1.30%) SAP HCM
12 2 (1.30%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) FTP
1 6 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 16 (10.39%) MS Access
3 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.55%) SAP HANA
5 6 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.25%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.25%) OLTP
6 5 (3.25%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) LSMW
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) NWDS
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Billing
3 16 (10.39%) Legal
4 12 (7.79%) German Language
5 11 (7.14%) Banking
5 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.55%) Retail
7 5 (3.25%) Automotive
8 4 (2.60%) Marketing
8 4 (2.60%) Publishing
8 4 (2.60%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (29.87%) Consultant
2 45 (29.22%) Developer
3 43 (27.92%) Analyst
3 43 (27.92%) SAP Analyst
4 42 (27.27%) SAP Developer
5 41 (26.62%) SAP Consultant
6 30 (19.48%) ABAP Developer
7 21 (13.64%) Data Analyst
7 21 (13.64%) SAP Data Analyst
8 16 (10.39%) Data Migration Analyst
8 16 (10.39%) Migration Analyst
8 16 (10.39%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
9 14 (9.09%) SAP FI Consultant
9 14 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 13 (8.44%) SAP CO Consultant
10 13 (8.44%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 13 (8.44%) Senior SAP Developer
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Consultant
11 12 (7.79%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 11 (7.14%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) SAP Fiori
2 24 (15.58%) SAP PI
3 17 (11.04%) Middleware
4 16 (10.39%) SAPUI5
5 13 (8.44%) HTML
6 12 (7.79%) BAPI
7 10 (6.49%) .NET
8 9 (5.84%) CSS
8 9 (5.84%) Web Dynpro
9 8 (5.19%) J2EE
10 7 (4.55%) SAP XI
10 7 (4.55%) Web Services
11 6 (3.90%) SAP ALE
12 5 (3.25%) EDI
12 5 (3.25%) SAP Basis
12 5 (3.25%) SAP Smart Forms
13 4 (2.60%) HTML5
13 4 (2.60%) REST
14 3 (1.95%) XML
14 3 (1.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) LIMS
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.84%) Unix
2 8 (5.19%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) AIX
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) Business Development
1 33 (21.43%) Coaching
2 28 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
3 20 (12.99%) CRM
3 20 (12.99%) Migration
4 18 (11.69%) Data Migration
5 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.39%) Data Analysis
5 16 (10.39%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 16 (10.39%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.09%) Logistics
7 13 (8.44%) OO
8 12 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.14%) Project Management
9 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.49%) ITIL
11 9 (5.84%) Product Management
11 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) Java
2 19 (12.34%) SQL
3 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.55%) C#
5 7 (4.55%) SAPscript
6 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
1 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) ACCA
2 11 (7.14%) CCA
3 8 (5.19%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.19%) Adobe
5 3 (1.95%) Ariba
6 2 (1.30%) IBM
6 2 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Samsung
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