Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an ABAP Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1087 1122
Rank change year-on-year -4 +35 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 68 106 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.060% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.063% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 92
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,560 £32,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 160,851 169,319 184,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129,634 135,625 155,306
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 14 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 25 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
England -10 65 £52,500 +5.00% 5
UK excluding London -2 61 £52,500 +10.53% 5
East of England +42 16 £60,000 +3.45% 1
Midlands +29 16 £52,500 +10.53% 1
North of England -30 16 £46,500 +16.25% 2
East Midlands - 15 £52,500 - 1
North West +10 8 £46,500 +2.20% 2
Yorkshire -23 8 £38,000 -5.00%
South East -1 7 £53,750 -0.46%
London +32 3 £50,000 -9.09%
South West +9 3 £45,529 - 1
Wales +5 2 £50,000 +26.58%
West Midlands +23 1 - -
Scotland -11 1 £40,000 -20.00%

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 68 (100.00%) ABAP
1 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (39.71%) SAP Fiori
3 25 (36.76%) SAP HANA
4 21 (30.88%) IDoc
4 21 (30.88%) BAPI
4 21 (30.88%) OO
5 18 (26.47%) SAPUI5
6 17 (25.00%) Finance
6 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (23.53%) Workflow
8 15 (22.06%) SAP Smart Forms
8 15 (22.06%) SAP PI
9 14 (20.59%) Manufacturing
10 12 (17.65%) SAP ALE
11 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.24%) LSMW
12 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.76%) OOP
14 7 (10.29%) EDI
14 7 (10.29%) CRM
14 7 (10.29%) Web Services
14 7 (10.29%) TDD
14 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
14 7 (10.29%) SAP S/4HANA
14 7 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (8.82%) JIRA
15 6 (8.82%) SAP SD
15 6 (8.82%) Java

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 4 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (8.82%) SAP FI
2 6 (8.82%) SAP MM
2 6 (8.82%) SAP PP
2 6 (8.82%) SAP SD
3 5 (7.35%) SAP QM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.94%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (1.47%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) DTS
2 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) LSMW
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) SAP Fiori
2 21 (30.88%) BAPI
2 21 (30.88%) IDoc
3 18 (26.47%) SAPUI5
4 15 (22.06%) SAP PI
4 15 (22.06%) SAP Smart Forms
5 12 (17.65%) SAP ALE
6 7 (10.29%) EDI
6 7 (10.29%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) HTML
8 4 (5.88%) .NET
8 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
9 3 (4.41%) JDBC
10 2 (2.94%) REST
10 2 (2.94%) SAP BSP
10 2 (2.94%) XML
11 1 (1.47%) SAP Business Workflow
11 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) OO
2 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.53%) Workflow
4 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.76%) OOP
6 7 (10.29%) CRM
6 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
6 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 5 (7.35%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) ERP
8 4 (5.88%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.41%) Data Extraction
9 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) ABAP
2 6 (8.82%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) SAPscript
4 4 (5.88%) R
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (7.35%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.47%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.47%) Ariba
4 1 (1.47%) hybris