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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 537 526
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 328 444 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.85% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 154 267 340
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £82,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 49762 51984 56399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.96% 52.83% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41668 45055 48108
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 28 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 28 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 -37 306 £55,000 +4.76% 33
South East +75 97 £67,500 +22.72% 5
Surrey +64 60 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Yorkshire +45 58 £39,750 -16.31% 4
Egham +20 47 - -
London 0 37 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England -37 24 £58,250 +20.10% 2
North West -57 24 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +27 19 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +14 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £65,000 +25.00% 1
Manchester -58 15 £34,000 - 6
Doncaster - 14 £44,750 - 1
Leeds +15 12 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Milton Keynes +4 10 £58,250 -10.38% 1
East Yorkshire - 9 £34,000 - 1
Hull - 8 £34,000 - 1
Berkshire +33 7 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Cambridge -4 7 £53,000 -
West Midlands -26 7 £46,500 +3.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -38 7 £53,000 +9.27% 1
Wales - 6 £50,000 - 2
City of London +32 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Watford -3 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Staffordshire +12 4 - -
East Midlands -16 4 - - 1
West Wales - 4 £50,000 - 1
Swansea - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +10 3 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 657 (100.00%) SAP
2 121 (18.42%) SAP BW
3 117 (17.81%) SAP HANA
4 115 (17.50%) SAP SD
5 110 (16.74%) CRM
6 108 (16.44%) IDoc
7 105 (15.98%) Manufacturing
8 96 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 96 (14.61%) Finance
9 92 (14.00%) BAPI
10 87 (13.24%) Java
11 84 (12.79%) OO
12 83 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
13 81 (12.33%) SAP FI
13 81 (12.33%) Logistics
14 80 (12.18%) SAP MM
15 79 (12.02%) SAPscript
15 79 (12.02%) SAP S/4HANA
16 78 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
16 78 (11.87%) SAP Fiori
16 78 (11.87%) SAP Implementation
17 77 (11.72%) Coaching
17 77 (11.72%) SAP CO
17 77 (11.72%) SAP FI/CO
18 76 (11.57%) SAP Smart Forms
19 74 (11.26%) Business Development
20 72 (10.96%) LSMW
21 70 (10.65%) ERP
22 68 (10.35%) Migration
23 67 (10.20%) Customer Requirements

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 37 (5.63%) NetWeaver
2 10 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.22%) SAS
4 4 (0.61%) SAP Portal
4 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EP
Applications
1 22 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 115 (17.50%) SAP SD
2 81 (12.33%) SAP FI
3 80 (12.18%) SAP MM
4 79 (12.02%) SAP S/4HANA
5 77 (11.72%) SAP CO
5 77 (11.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 37 (5.63%) SAP ERP
7 33 (5.02%) SAP CRM
7 33 (5.02%) SAP SCM
8 23 (3.50%) SAP WM
9 22 (3.35%) SAP PP
10 18 (2.74%) SAP BPC
11 17 (2.59%) SAP VC
12 13 (1.98%) SAP PS
12 13 (1.98%) SAP QM
13 12 (1.83%) SAP HCM
13 12 (1.83%) SAP MDG
13 12 (1.83%) SAP PLM
13 12 (1.83%) SAP R/3
13 12 (1.83%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.52%) Boomi
2 6 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.07%) HTTP
2 6 (0.91%) LDAP
3 2 (0.30%) FTP
3 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.42%) SAP BW
2 117 (17.81%) SAP HANA
3 47 (7.15%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (3.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 20 (3.04%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
8 12 (1.83%) MS Access
9 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.22%) Big Data
10 8 (1.22%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.22%) HBase
10 8 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.22%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.22%) SAS EBI
11 7 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 72 (10.96%) LSMW
2 21 (3.20%) eCATT
3 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) NWDS
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) Grunt
5 1 (0.15%) Introscope
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 105 (15.98%) Manufacturing
2 96 (14.61%) Finance
3 51 (7.76%) Billing
4 48 (7.31%) Retail
5 23 (3.50%) Legal
6 17 (2.59%) Publishing
7 14 (2.13%) Automotive
8 13 (1.98%) Back Office
8 13 (1.98%) German Language
9 7 (1.07%) Banking
10 6 (0.91%) Marketing
11 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 254 (38.66%) Consultant
2 217 (33.03%) SAP Consultant
3 184 (28.01%) Developer
4 159 (24.20%) SAP Developer
5 142 (21.61%) ABAP Developer
6 113 (17.20%) Analyst
7 111 (16.89%) SAP Analyst
8 57 (8.68%) ABAP Consultant
9 56 (8.52%) SAP SD Consultant
10 33 (5.02%) SAP Manager
11 29 (4.41%) SAP MM Consultant
12 27 (4.11%) SAP CO Consultant
12 27 (4.11%) SAP FI Consultant
12 27 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 24 (3.65%) Development Manager
13 24 (3.65%) Managing Consultant
13 24 (3.65%) SAP Development Manager
14 22 (3.35%) SAP PI Developer
15 21 (3.20%) Architect
16 20 (3.04%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (16.44%) IDoc
2 92 (14.00%) BAPI
3 78 (11.87%) SAP Fiori
4 76 (11.57%) SAP Smart Forms
5 66 (10.05%) SAP PI
6 65 (9.89%) EDI
7 62 (9.44%) SAP ALE
8 57 (8.68%) Web Dynpro
9 54 (8.22%) SAPUI5
10 50 (7.61%) SAP XI
11 49 (7.46%) SOAP
12 40 (6.09%) Middleware
13 33 (5.02%) .NET
14 25 (3.81%) SAP Basis
15 22 (3.35%) HTML
16 20 (3.04%) Web Services
16 20 (3.04%) XML
17 16 (2.44%) CSS
18 13 (1.98%) JDBC
19 12 (1.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.02%) NHS
3 30 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.44%) LIMS
5 14 (2.13%) FMCG
6 8 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.07%) User Experience
8 6 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.15%) Replication
12 1 (0.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.65%) Unix
2 7 (1.07%) Linux
3 6 (0.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.15%) AIX
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (16.74%) CRM
2 96 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (12.79%) OO
4 81 (12.33%) Logistics
5 78 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (11.87%) SAP Implementation
6 77 (11.72%) Coaching
7 74 (11.26%) Business Development
8 70 (10.65%) ERP
9 68 (10.35%) Migration
10 67 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
11 61 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (7.61%) Business Analysis
12 50 (7.61%) Data Migration
12 50 (7.61%) Project Management
13 39 (5.94%) Workflow
14 33 (5.02%) Unit Testing
15 31 (4.72%) Change Management
15 31 (4.72%) Data Management
16 30 (4.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.24%) Java
2 79 (12.02%) SAPscript
3 43 (6.54%) SQL
4 28 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.04%) C++
5 20 (3.04%) VB
6 9 (1.37%) C#
7 6 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.76%) COBOL
9 3 (0.46%) 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 44 (6.70%) Degree
2 16 (2.44%) CCA
3 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.22%) CITP
4 8 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.07%) ACCA
5 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.30%) 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 (2.44%) SLA
2 15 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) GDPR
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.52%) MOM
2 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 657 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (5.02%) Oracle
3 29 (4.41%) Adobe
3 29 (4.41%) SEEBURGER
4 28 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.83%) Pegasus
6 10 (1.52%) Ariba
7 9 (1.37%) Informatica
8 8 (1.22%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.30%) hybris
10 2 (0.30%) IBM
10 2 (0.30%) OpenText
10 2 (0.30%) Remedy
10 2 (0.30%) 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
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum 40 days holiday, Fantastic pension o
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Olivehorse Consulting Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: Pension, Gym, Flexi-time
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £50,000 per annum basic + bonus, pension, other great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
PSD Group - London
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
keytree
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working, Private Health C
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Investigo
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus scheme and an amazing benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coded People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Investigo
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi t
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago