The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 1.15% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.82% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Median salary - £61,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +63.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 439 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.34% 62.98% 59.29%
Number of salaries quoted 253 406 326
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for ABAP in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) LSMW
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
2 7 (58.33%) SAP PI
2 7 (58.33%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 7 (58.33%) Feasibility Study
2 7 (58.33%) IDoc
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (41.67%) SAP SD
3 5 (41.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Automotive
3 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) CRM

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) LSMW
General
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) ABAP Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SAP Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SAP PI Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) IDoc
1 7 (58.33%) JDBC
1 7 (58.33%) REST
1 7 (58.33%) SAP PI
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
1 7 (58.33%) Feasibility Study
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
1 7 (58.33%) OO
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP