Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for an ABAP Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1047 1130
Rank change year-on-year -69 +83 +79
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 70 142 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.082% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 53 104 105
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,000 £37,700
90th Percentile £58,500 £59,813 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -51 69 £48,500 +7.78% 5
UK excluding London -74 55 £48,000 +6.67% 7
North of England -44 17 £46,500 -2.11% 1
Midlands +7 13 £48,000 -4.00%
East Midlands - 13 £48,000 -
London +7 12 £50,000 -13.04%
South East 0 12 £53,750 +24.28% 2
North West +4 9 £46,500 -19.13% 1
East of England -7 8 £33,500 -22.99% 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £52,500 +16.67%
South West -9 4 £50,265 - 1
North East -21 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Wales - 1 - - 1

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 70 (100.00%) ABAP
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (47.14%) OO
3 29 (41.43%) SAP HANA
4 25 (35.71%) Workflow
5 19 (27.14%) SAP PI
6 16 (22.86%) SAP Fiori
7 15 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
8 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (18.57%) SAPUI5
8 13 (18.57%) IDoc
9 12 (17.14%) BAPI
10 11 (15.71%) SAP Smart Forms
10 11 (15.71%) R
11 10 (14.29%) SAPscript
12 9 (12.86%) Finance
12 9 (12.86%) SAP S/4HANA
13 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
14 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (10.00%) SAP SD
15 6 (8.57%) SAP FI
15 6 (8.57%) SAP MM
15 6 (8.57%) CRM
15 6 (8.57%) ERP
15 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (7.14%) QA
16 5 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
16 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
16 5 (7.14%) SAP PP
16 5 (7.14%) SLA

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 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (10.00%) SAP SD
3 6 (8.57%) SAP FI
3 6 (8.57%) SAP MM
4 5 (7.14%) SAP PP
5 4 (5.71%) SAP QM
6 3 (4.29%) SAP CRM
6 3 (4.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.43%) SAP EHS
8 1 (1.43%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.43%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) SAP HANA
2 5 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) LSMW
3 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) SAP PI
2 16 (22.86%) SAP Fiori
3 15 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
4 13 (18.57%) IDoc
4 13 (18.57%) SAPUI5
5 12 (17.14%) BAPI
6 11 (15.71%) SAP Smart Forms
7 4 (5.71%) SAP XI
7 4 (5.71%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) Middleware
9 2 (2.86%) HTML
9 2 (2.86%) HTML5
9 2 (2.86%) JDBC
9 2 (2.86%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) SAP ALE
10 1 (1.43%) .NET
10 1 (1.43%) EDI
10 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) OO
2 25 (35.71%) Workflow
3 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.57%) CRM
5 6 (8.57%) ERP
6 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.14%) OOP
6 5 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (7.14%) TDD
7 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.29%) IT Strategy
8 3 (4.29%) PLM
8 3 (4.29%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) ABAP
2 11 (15.71%) R
3 10 (14.29%) SAPscript
4 3 (4.29%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.43%) Ariba
3 1 (1.43%) hybris
3 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.43%) SEEBURGER