SAP ABAP
UK

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 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 854 854 1050
Rank change year-on-year 0 +196 -250
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 44 134 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 65 83
10th Percentile - £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.26% +6.40%
75th Percentile £68,240 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £78,108 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -

All Programming Languages
UK

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 32,987 46,345 81,838
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.98% 43.64% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24,970 29,413 44,514
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -2.73% +2.80% +7.00%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ABAP.

Salary trend for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ABAP over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for ABAP in the UK

ABAP
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
England +51 39 £60,000 -5.88% 25
UK excluding London -21 27 £60,000 -7.69% 15
Work from Home +70 20 £60,960 -12.91% 17
North of England +69 10 £55,000 - 4
London +136 9 £61,730 -5.03% 7
North West +21 8 - - 3
East of England +23 6 £55,000 -
South East +9 6 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Midlands 0 4 £61,750 +2.92% 5
East Midlands -16 3 £58,500 +11.43% 3
Yorkshire +92 2 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +27 1 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Northern Ireland +22 1 - - 1

ABAP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 16 (36.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (18.18%) SAP ERP
3 4 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 3 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (4.55%) SAP CO
5 2 (4.55%) SAP FI
5 2 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (4.55%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.27%) SAP PA-EC
6 1 (2.27%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SAP BW
1 8 (18.18%) SAP HANA
2 7 (15.91%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.36%) MaxDB
4 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Lumira
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Billing
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) SAP Architect
2 8 (18.18%) SAP Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Technical Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Developer
4 5 (11.36%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Senior
5 4 (9.09%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SAP PI Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Integration Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior SAP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) SAP PI
2 11 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
3 8 (18.18%) SAP Basis
4 6 (13.64%) IDoc
5 5 (11.36%) BREW
5 5 (11.36%) Middleware
6 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (9.09%) XML
6 4 (9.09%) XSLT
7 3 (6.82%) EDI
7 3 (6.82%) SAPUI5
8 2 (4.55%) BAPI
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) J2EE
9 1 (2.27%) JDBC
9 1 (2.27%) SAP ALE
9 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
9 1 (2.27%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (2.27%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Capacity Management
1 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.18%) ERP
2 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Roadmaps
3 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) High Availability
5 5 (11.36%) Tech Ops
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Agile
6 4 (9.09%) B2B
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) C++
3 4 (9.09%) Groovy
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) VB
3 4 (9.09%) XQuery
4 2 (4.55%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Sybase
3 4 (9.09%) Computacenter
4 3 (6.82%) CA
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Ariba
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce
5 2 (4.55%) Workday
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) webMethods