Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an ABAP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1059 1062 1153
Rank change year-on-year +3 +91 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 123 163 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.086% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.089% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 81 105 132
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,125 £40,000 £35,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -25 113 £50,000 +11.11% 9
UK excluding London +21 111 £47,500 +5.56% 5
North of England +10 68 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Yorkshire +43 58 £43,750 -2.78% 3
South East +43 16 £54,000 -13.60% 1
Midlands +10 14 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +6 14 £60,000 +33.33%
North West -26 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London -11 8 £55,000 +20.22% 3
Wales +16 7 £34,250 -23.89%
East of England +15 4 £58,000 +5.45%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 123 (100.00%) ABAP
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (39.84%) BAPI
3 45 (36.59%) OO
4 39 (31.71%) CRM
5 37 (30.08%) SAP BW
6 36 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (26.83%) Web Dynpro
8 31 (25.20%) IDoc
9 30 (24.39%) SAP Fiori
10 29 (23.58%) SAP HANA
11 27 (21.95%) SAPUI5
11 27 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
12 24 (19.51%) SAP PI
13 22 (17.89%) LSMW
14 20 (16.26%) SAPscript
15 19 (15.45%) SAP CRM
15 19 (15.45%) Manufacturing
16 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (11.38%) ERP
18 12 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
19 11 (8.94%) NetWeaver
19 11 (8.94%) Adobe
19 11 (8.94%) Web Services
20 9 (7.32%) Degree
20 9 (7.32%) SAP ERP
20 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
21 8 (6.50%) SAP ALE
21 8 (6.50%) SAP Implementation
21 8 (6.50%) SAP IS-U

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 11 (8.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (15.45%) SAP CRM
2 9 (7.32%) SAP ERP
3 8 (6.50%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (5.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (4.88%) SAP SD
6 5 (4.07%) SAP FI
6 5 (4.07%) SAP SRM
7 3 (2.44%) SAP CO
7 3 (2.44%) SAP EHS
7 3 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.63%) SAP EWM
8 2 (1.63%) SAP HCM
8 2 (1.63%) SAP SCM
8 2 (1.63%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.81%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.08%) SAP BW
2 29 (23.58%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) LSMW
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (15.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Billing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.84%) BAPI
2 33 (26.83%) Web Dynpro
3 31 (25.20%) IDoc
4 30 (24.39%) SAP Fiori
5 27 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
5 27 (21.95%) SAPUI5
6 24 (19.51%) SAP PI
7 11 (8.94%) Web Services
8 8 (6.50%) SAP ALE
9 7 (5.69%) EDI
9 7 (5.69%) Middleware
10 4 (3.25%) SAP Basis
10 4 (3.25%) SOAP
11 3 (2.44%) XML
12 2 (1.63%) CSS
12 2 (1.63%) HTML
12 2 (1.63%) JDBC
12 2 (1.63%) SAP BSP
13 1 (0.81%) JSON
13 1 (0.81%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.81%) FMCG
2 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) OO
2 39 (31.71%) CRM
3 36 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (11.38%) ERP
5 12 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.50%) OOP
7 8 (6.50%) SAP Implementation
8 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.69%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (5.69%) ITIL
8 7 (5.69%) People Management
8 7 (5.69%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (5.69%) Process Improvement
8 7 (5.69%) Process Management
8 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.07%) Error Analysis
10 3 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) ABAP
2 20 (16.26%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.44%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) SQL
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (8.94%) Adobe
3 4 (3.25%) hybris
4 3 (2.44%) Ariba
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) Pegasus