Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for an ABAP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1078 1084 1163
Rank change year-on-year +6 +79 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 103 140 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.074% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.077% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 56 94 131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,125 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%

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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 12 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 23 October 2017. 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 +37 95 £50,000 +11.11% 6
UK excluding London +27 93 £47,500 +5.56% 5
North of England +27 63 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Yorkshire +42 54 £42,500 -5.56% 4
South East +59 12 £54,500 -12.80%
North West +11 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -3 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Midlands -5 9 £60,000 +26.32%
London 0 6 £55,000 - 1
East of England +6 5 £58,000 +5.45%
Wales +13 2 £39,500 -1.25%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, ABAP Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) ABAP
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (52.43%) BAPI
3 51 (49.51%) OO
4 37 (35.92%) SAP BW
4 37 (35.92%) Web Dynpro
5 35 (33.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (33.98%) CRM
6 29 (28.16%) SAP Smart Forms
7 28 (27.18%) IDoc
8 26 (25.24%) SAP Fiori
9 24 (23.30%) SAPscript
10 22 (21.36%) LSMW
10 22 (21.36%) Manufacturing
10 22 (21.36%) SAPUI5
11 21 (20.39%) SAP HANA
12 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.48%) SAP PI
13 18 (17.48%) ERP
14 16 (15.53%) SAP ERP
15 15 (14.56%) Adobe
15 15 (14.56%) SAP CRM
16 14 (13.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (11.65%) SAP Implementation
17 12 (11.65%) OOP
18 11 (10.68%) Middleware
18 11 (10.68%) Process Improvement
18 11 (10.68%) Data Cleansing
19 9 (8.74%) Technical Analysis
19 9 (8.74%) SAP SD

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 7 (6.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (15.53%) SAP ERP
2 15 (14.56%) SAP CRM
3 9 (8.74%) SAP SD
4 5 (4.85%) SAP FI
4 5 (4.85%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (3.88%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.91%) SAP CO
6 3 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.94%) SAP EWM
7 2 (1.94%) SAP HCM
7 2 (1.94%) SAP SCM
7 2 (1.94%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.97%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.97%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.92%) SAP BW
2 21 (20.39%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) LSMW
2 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (21.36%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) BAPI
2 37 (35.92%) Web Dynpro
3 29 (28.16%) SAP Smart Forms
4 28 (27.18%) IDoc
5 26 (25.24%) SAP Fiori
6 22 (21.36%) SAPUI5
7 18 (17.48%) SAP PI
8 11 (10.68%) Middleware
9 9 (8.74%) Web Services
10 6 (5.83%) SAP Basis
11 4 (3.88%) SAP ALE
12 2 (1.94%) CSS
12 2 (1.94%) EDI
12 2 (1.94%) HTML
12 2 (1.94%) SAP BSP
12 2 (1.94%) SOAP
12 2 (1.94%) XML
13 1 (0.97%) JDBC
13 1 (0.97%) REST
13 1 (0.97%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) FMCG
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) OO
2 35 (33.98%) CRM
2 35 (33.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (17.48%) ERP
4 14 (13.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (11.65%) OOP
5 12 (11.65%) SAP Implementation
6 11 (10.68%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (10.68%) Process Improvement
7 9 (8.74%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.85%) ITIL
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
10 4 (3.88%) People Management
10 4 (3.88%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (3.88%) Process Management
10 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.91%) Web Development
12 2 (1.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) ABAP
2 24 (23.30%) SAPscript
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (14.56%) Adobe
3 3 (2.91%) hybris
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) Ariba
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle