Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an ABAP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

SAP ABAP Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1004 1119
Rank change year-on-year -49 +115 +83
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 131 175 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 89 117 159
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% -8.42%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +8.24% -

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 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 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 -49 123 £50,000 +11.11% 10
UK excluding London -18 110 £47,750 +3.80% 9
North of England -20 58 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +24 47 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Midlands +12 23 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South East +10 16 £53,750 -0.46%
West Midlands +6 16 £60,000 +29.73%
London -15 13 £51,250 +2.50%
North West -22 11 £42,500 -26.09%
East Midlands +13 7 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Wales +13 7 £34,250 -33.17%
East of England -2 5 £33,500 -39.09% 3
South West -12 1 £55,000 +22.22%

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, ABAP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 131 (100.00%) ABAP
1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (35.11%) OO
3 40 (30.53%) Web Dynpro
4 38 (29.01%) BAPI
4 38 (29.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (26.72%) SAP HANA
6 33 (25.19%) CRM
7 32 (24.43%) SAP BW
8 31 (23.66%) SAP PI
9 27 (20.61%) IDoc
10 26 (19.85%) SAPUI5
11 22 (16.79%) SAP Fiori
12 19 (14.50%) SAP Smart Forms
13 18 (13.74%) SAP CRM
14 17 (12.98%) LSMW
15 16 (12.21%) Workflow
16 13 (9.92%) QA
17 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (8.40%) Manufacturing
18 11 (8.40%) SAPscript
18 11 (8.40%) ERP
18 11 (8.40%) Technical Analysis
19 10 (7.63%) Web Services
20 9 (6.87%) NetWeaver
20 9 (6.87%) Degree
20 9 (6.87%) SAP ALE
20 9 (6.87%) SAP IS-U
20 9 (6.87%) SAP S/4HANA

ABAP Developer 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 9 (6.87%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 18 (13.74%) SAP CRM
2 9 (6.87%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (6.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (4.58%) SAP SRM
4 5 (3.82%) SAP EHS
4 5 (3.82%) SAP ERP
4 5 (3.82%) SAP SD
5 4 (3.05%) SAP HCM
5 4 (3.05%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.53%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.72%) SAP HANA
2 32 (24.43%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) LSMW
2 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.40%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) Web Dynpro
2 38 (29.01%) BAPI
3 31 (23.66%) SAP PI
4 27 (20.61%) IDoc
5 26 (19.85%) SAPUI5
6 22 (16.79%) SAP Fiori
7 19 (14.50%) SAP Smart Forms
8 10 (7.63%) Web Services
9 9 (6.87%) SAP ALE
10 8 (6.11%) EDI
11 5 (3.82%) SAP XI
11 5 (3.82%) SOAP
12 4 (3.05%) Middleware
13 3 (2.29%) JDBC
14 2 (1.53%) HTML
14 2 (1.53%) REST
14 2 (1.53%) XML
15 1 (0.76%) HTML5
15 1 (0.76%) JSON
15 1 (0.76%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.76%) FMCG
2 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) OO
2 38 (29.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (25.19%) CRM
4 16 (12.21%) Workflow
5 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.40%) ERP
5 11 (8.40%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (6.11%) ITIL
6 8 (6.11%) People Management
6 8 (6.11%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (6.11%) Process Management
6 8 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.58%) Error Analysis
8 4 (3.05%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.05%) OOP
8 4 (3.05%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.05%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 131 (100.00%) ABAP
2 11 (8.40%) SAPscript
3 5 (3.82%) R
4 2 (1.53%) Java
4 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (4.58%) Adobe
3 3 (2.29%) Ariba
3 3 (2.29%) hybris
4 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.76%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.76%) SEEBURGER