The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 528 526
Rank change year-on-year -39 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 319 436 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 262 351
Median salary £55,000 £52,750 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.26% -0.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.00%  

ABAP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49983 51915 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.09% 52.79% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41936 44938 48682
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ABAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 299 £55,000 +4.76% 26
South East +79 92 £67,500 +17.39% 3
Yorkshire +48 58 £39,500 -16.84% 3
Surrey +65 55 £72,500 +3.57%
Egham +17 42 - -
London -15 39 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England -25 25 £59,000 +21.64% 1
North West -62 22 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 18 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester -42 15 £34,000 - 6
Doncaster - 14 £44,750 -
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £65,000 - 1
Leeds +9 11 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Berkshire +34 9 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Milton Keynes +3 9 £54,000 -16.92% 1
East Yorkshire - 9 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -25 8 £46,500 +3.33%
Hull - 8 £34,000 - 1
Cambridge -11 7 £53,000 -
Cambridgeshire -35 7 £53,000 +9.27%
City of London +28 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire +14 5 - -
Watford -9 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex +8 4 £63,750 -
South West -4 4 £60,000 +45.45% 1
East Midlands -26 4 - - 2
Worthing -29 3 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ABAP.

1 648 (100.00%) SAP
2 123 (18.98%) SAP BW
3 119 (18.36%) SAP HANA
4 113 (17.44%) SAP SD
5 108 (16.67%) CRM
6 106 (16.36%) Manufacturing
6 106 (16.36%) IDoc
7 98 (15.12%) Finance
8 94 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (14.04%) BAPI
10 88 (13.58%) Java
11 84 (12.96%) OO
12 83 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
13 82 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
13 82 (12.65%) SAP FI
13 82 (12.65%) Logistics
14 79 (12.19%) SAP MM
14 79 (12.19%) SAPscript
15 78 (12.04%) SAP CO
15 78 (12.04%) SAP FI/CO
16 77 (11.88%) SAP Implementation
17 76 (11.73%) SAP Fiori
18 75 (11.57%) SAP Smart Forms
19 74 (11.42%) SAP S/4HANA
20 72 (11.11%) LSMW
21 71 (10.96%) Coaching
22 69 (10.65%) Business Development
22 69 (10.65%) ERP
23 65 (10.03%) Migration
23 65 (10.03%) SAP PI

ABAP
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 38 (5.86%) NetWeaver
2 10 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.23%) SAS
4 4 (0.62%) SAP Portal
4 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EP
Applications
1 22 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (17.44%) SAP SD
2 82 (12.65%) SAP FI
3 79 (12.19%) SAP MM
4 78 (12.04%) SAP CO
4 78 (12.04%) SAP FI/CO
5 74 (11.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 37 (5.71%) SAP ERP
7 35 (5.40%) SAP SCM
8 33 (5.09%) SAP CRM
9 23 (3.55%) SAP PP
9 23 (3.55%) SAP WM
10 19 (2.93%) SAP BPC
11 17 (2.62%) SAP VC
12 13 (2.01%) SAP PS
12 13 (2.01%) SAP QM
13 12 (1.85%) SAP HCM
13 12 (1.85%) SAP MDG
13 12 (1.85%) SAP PLM
13 12 (1.85%) SAP R/3
13 12 (1.85%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.54%) Boomi
2 6 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.08%) HTTP
2 6 (0.93%) LDAP
3 2 (0.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (18.98%) SAP BW
2 119 (18.36%) SAP HANA
3 48 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (3.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 20 (3.09%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
8 11 (1.70%) MS Access
9 10 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.23%) Big Data
11 8 (1.23%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.23%) HBase
11 8 (1.23%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.23%) Pentaho
11 8 (1.23%) SAS EBI
12 7 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 72 (11.11%) LSMW
2 20 (3.09%) eCATT
3 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.46%) NWDS
5 2 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Grunt
6 1 (0.15%) Introscope
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Composer
General
1 106 (16.36%) Manufacturing
2 98 (15.12%) Finance
3 50 (7.72%) Billing
4 48 (7.41%) Retail
5 22 (3.40%) Legal
6 17 (2.62%) Publishing
7 14 (2.16%) Automotive
8 13 (2.01%) Back Office
8 13 (2.01%) German Language
9 7 (1.08%) Banking
10 6 (0.93%) Marketing
11 4 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.31%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 244 (37.65%) Consultant
2 210 (32.41%) SAP Consultant
3 184 (28.40%) Developer
4 159 (24.54%) SAP Developer
5 142 (21.91%) ABAP Developer
6 116 (17.90%) Analyst
7 114 (17.59%) SAP Analyst
8 54 (8.33%) ABAP Consultant
9 53 (8.18%) SAP SD Consultant
10 32 (4.94%) SAP Manager
11 29 (4.48%) SAP CO Consultant
11 29 (4.48%) SAP FI Consultant
11 29 (4.48%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 29 (4.48%) SAP MM Consultant
12 24 (3.70%) Development Manager
12 24 (3.70%) SAP Development Manager
13 22 (3.40%) Managing Consultant
13 22 (3.40%) SAP PI Developer
14 21 (3.24%) Architect
14 21 (3.24%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.36%) IDoc
2 91 (14.04%) BAPI
3 76 (11.73%) SAP Fiori
4 75 (11.57%) SAP Smart Forms
5 65 (10.03%) SAP PI
6 64 (9.88%) EDI
7 62 (9.57%) SAP ALE
8 57 (8.80%) Web Dynpro
9 53 (8.18%) SAPUI5
10 49 (7.56%) SAP XI
11 47 (7.25%) SOAP
12 39 (6.02%) Middleware
13 34 (5.25%) .NET
14 25 (3.86%) SAP Basis
15 22 (3.40%) HTML
16 20 (3.09%) XML
17 19 (2.93%) Web Services
18 16 (2.47%) CSS
19 13 (2.01%) JDBC
20 12 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.78%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.48%) NHS
4 16 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.47%) LIMS
5 14 (2.16%) FMCG
6 8 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.08%) User Experience
8 6 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Replication
11 1 (0.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.01%) Unix
2 7 (1.08%) Linux
2 7 (1.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.15%) AIX
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.67%) CRM
2 94 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (12.96%) OO
4 82 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (12.65%) Logistics
5 77 (11.88%) SAP Implementation
6 71 (10.96%) Coaching
7 69 (10.65%) Business Development
7 69 (10.65%) ERP
8 65 (10.03%) Migration
9 64 (9.88%) Customer Requirements
10 59 (9.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (8.18%) Business Analysis
11 53 (8.18%) Project Management
12 47 (7.25%) Data Migration
13 38 (5.86%) Workflow
14 32 (4.94%) Unit Testing
15 31 (4.78%) Data Management
16 30 (4.63%) Change Management
16 30 (4.63%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.58%) Java
2 79 (12.19%) SAPscript
3 43 (6.64%) SQL
4 28 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.24%) C++
5 21 (3.24%) VB
6 9 (1.39%) C#
7 6 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.77%) COBOL
9 4 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.15%) ES6
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.15%) R
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.15%) SOQL
10 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (6.94%) Degree
2 17 (2.62%) CCA
3 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.23%) CITP
4 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.08%) ACCA
5 7 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.15%) CCNA
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.47%) SLA
2 15 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) GDPR
3 2 (0.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.54%) MOM
2 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 648 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (5.09%) Oracle
3 29 (4.48%) Adobe
4 28 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.17%) SEEBURGER
6 11 (1.70%) Pegasus
7 9 (1.39%) Ariba
8 8 (1.23%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.23%) Informatica
9 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.31%) hybris
10 2 (0.31%) IBM
10 2 (0.31%) OpenText
10 2 (0.31%) Remedy
10 2 (0.31%) Sybase
11 1 (0.15%) Concur
11 1 (0.15%) Mitel
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.15%) Tableau
11 1 (0.15%) Talend
South West
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Investigo
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus scheme and an amazing benefi
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coded People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Investigo
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi t
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum 40 days holiday, Fantastic pension o
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + health, life insurance, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Shell
Salary: Good employment conditons
Posted: 14 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago