Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an ABAP Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1156 1211
Rank change year-on-year +40 +55 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 60 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.021% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 43
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -4.55%
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

ABAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured ABAP Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Consultant in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ABAP Consultant in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ABAP Consultant in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 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
England +45 60 £60,000 +14.29% 2
UK excluding London +16 36 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +24 19 £60,000 +14.29%
London +32 18 £55,000 -
North of England +3 10 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +32 8 - - 1
Midlands +9 6 - - 1
West Midlands +16 5 - - 1
South East +12 2 £55,000 -
North West -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +20 1 - -

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, ABAP Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring ABAP Consultant in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) ABAP
1 60 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (58.33%) IDoc
3 30 (50.00%) EDI
4 20 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (31.67%) SAP ALE
5 19 (31.67%) OO
6 17 (28.33%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
6 17 (28.33%) Performance Analysis
6 17 (28.33%) Prototyping
7 13 (21.67%) Master Data Management
7 13 (21.67%) Data Management
8 11 (18.33%) SAPUI5
9 9 (15.00%) SOAP
10 8 (13.33%) Finance
10 8 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (11.67%) SAP HANA
11 7 (11.67%) SAP Smart Forms
11 7 (11.67%) SAP XI
11 7 (11.67%) CRM
12 6 (10.00%) Java
12 6 (10.00%) ERP
12 6 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
13 5 (8.33%) SAP PI
13 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.33%) SEEBURGER
13 5 (8.33%) XML
13 5 (8.33%) NHS

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.33%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.33%) SAP ECC
3 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.33%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.33%) SAP PP
3 2 (3.33%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SAP HANA
2 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Billing
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) IDoc
2 30 (50.00%) EDI
3 19 (31.67%) SAP ALE
4 11 (18.33%) SAPUI5
5 9 (15.00%) SOAP
6 7 (11.67%) SAP Smart Forms
6 7 (11.67%) SAP XI
7 6 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
8 5 (8.33%) SAP PI
8 5 (8.33%) XML
9 4 (6.67%) BAPI
10 3 (5.00%) JDBC
10 3 (5.00%) Web Services
11 2 (3.33%) HTML
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
12 1 (1.67%) JSON
12 1 (1.67%) REST
12 1 (1.67%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (31.67%) OO
3 17 (28.33%) Performance Analysis
3 17 (28.33%) Prototyping
3 17 (28.33%) Risk Analysis
3 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (21.67%) Data Management
4 13 (21.67%) Master Data Management
5 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (11.67%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) ERP
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) Workflow
10 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.33%) Change Management
11 2 (3.33%) Logistics
11 2 (3.33%) OOP
11 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.33%) Scenario Testing
12 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) ABAP
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) SAPscript
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (8.33%) SEEBURGER
3 3 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Ariba