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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 618 483
Rank change year-on-year +76 -135  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 326 345 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.64% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 197 233 386
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £46,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +16.12% -13.48%  

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 46725 53772 54153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.71% 51.50% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39759 46364 46060
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +70 317 £55,000 +20.12% 30
South East +100 91 £51,250 -21.15% 2
London +94 59 £62,500 +19.04% 6
Yorkshire +39 43 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Berkshire +71 35 £49,500 -23.84% 1
West Midlands +20 31 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +49 26 £55,000 -15.38%
West Yorkshire +34 24 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Egham +13 23 - -
South West +32 19 £62,500 +56.25% 1
East of England +3 19 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West -35 19 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Birmingham +4 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire +6 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Manchester -31 12 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Wiltshire +24 11 £65,000 +30.65% 1
East Midlands -33 10 £52,500 - 5
Hampshire +29 9 £65,000 +23.80%
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £54,000 -6.08%
Maidenhead - 9 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 9 £65,000 -
Bradford +9 8 £47,788 +0.60%
Reading - 8 £49,750 -
Staffordshire - 8 - -
North East +11 7 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Northamptonshire +5 7 £52,500 -15.66% 2
Milton Keynes -1 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds - 7 £42,500 -
Swindon +17 6 £62,500 -3.84%
Durham -2 5 £50,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 745 (100.00%) SAP
2 172 (23.09%) SAP BW
3 136 (18.26%) SAP HANA
3 136 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 135 (18.12%) Finance
5 128 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (16.24%) SAP SD
7 116 (15.57%) SAP FI
8 112 (15.03%) CRM
8 112 (15.03%) Manufacturing
9 109 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
9 109 (14.63%) SAP CO
10 105 (14.09%) Java
10 105 (14.09%) SAP MM
11 102 (13.69%) Logistics
12 96 (12.89%) OO
13 88 (11.81%) SAP Fiori
14 86 (11.54%) BAPI
15 83 (11.14%) SAP PI
16 81 (10.87%) SAP Smart Forms
17 78 (10.47%) Business Analysis
18 76 (10.20%) SAPscript
19 75 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
19 75 (10.07%) SAP ALE
20 71 (9.53%) LSMW
21 69 (9.26%) Project Management
21 69 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
22 68 (9.13%) SQL
23 64 (8.59%) EDI
24 62 (8.32%) SAP Implementation

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 50 (6.71%) NetWeaver
2 11 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.07%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.27%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 121 (16.24%) SAP SD
2 116 (15.57%) SAP FI
3 109 (14.63%) SAP CO
3 109 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 105 (14.09%) SAP MM
5 52 (6.98%) SAP CRM
6 45 (6.04%) SAP SCM
7 40 (5.37%) SAP BPC
8 38 (5.10%) SAP S/4HANA
9 32 (4.30%) SAP PP
10 29 (3.89%) SAP PS
10 29 (3.89%) SAP WM
11 23 (3.09%) SAP ERP
12 21 (2.82%) SAP FI-AP
12 21 (2.82%) SAP FI-AR
12 21 (2.82%) SAP QM
13 15 (2.01%) SAP PM
14 14 (1.88%) SAP HR
14 14 (1.88%) SAP MDG
15 11 (1.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.48%) Boomi
2 1 (0.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.21%) HTTP
2 8 (1.07%) FTP
3 7 (0.94%) LDAP
4 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.13%) Network Security
4 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (23.09%) SAP BW
2 136 (18.26%) SAP HANA
3 75 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (5.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 31 (4.16%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.15%) MS Access
6 16 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.81%) Lumira
9 5 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.67%) GIS
9 5 (0.67%) OLAP
9 5 (0.67%) OLTP
9 5 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (0.54%) MySQL
10 4 (0.54%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.40%) Big Data
12 1 (0.13%) MaxDB
12 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 71 (9.53%) LSMW
2 8 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.27%) NWDS
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.13%) Grunt
6 1 (0.13%) Maven
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Composer
General
1 135 (18.12%) Finance
2 112 (15.03%) Manufacturing
3 49 (6.58%) Billing
4 43 (5.77%) Retail
5 26 (3.49%) Publishing
6 24 (3.22%) German Language
7 22 (2.95%) Banking
8 18 (2.42%) Legal
9 16 (2.15%) Back Office
10 12 (1.61%) Marketing
11 11 (1.48%) Automotive
12 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 245 (32.89%) Consultant
2 230 (30.87%) Developer
2 230 (30.87%) SAP Consultant
3 204 (27.38%) SAP Developer
4 169 (22.68%) ABAP Developer
5 146 (19.60%) Analyst
6 141 (18.93%) SAP Analyst
7 57 (7.65%) SAP FI Consultant
8 55 (7.38%) SAP CO Consultant
8 55 (7.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 48 (6.44%) SAP Manager
10 42 (5.64%) SAP SD Consultant
10 42 (5.64%) Senior Consultant
10 42 (5.64%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 33 (4.43%) SAP MM Consultant
12 30 (4.03%) Architect
12 30 (4.03%) SAP Architect
12 30 (4.03%) SAP SD Analyst
13 29 (3.89%) Development Manager
13 29 (3.89%) SAP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.81%) SAP Fiori
2 86 (11.54%) BAPI
3 83 (11.14%) SAP PI
4 81 (10.87%) SAP Smart Forms
5 75 (10.07%) SAP ALE
6 64 (8.59%) EDI
7 52 (6.98%) SAPUI5
8 51 (6.85%) Web Dynpro
9 47 (6.31%) .NET
9 47 (6.31%) Middleware
10 44 (5.91%) SAP XI
11 35 (4.70%) SAP Basis
12 32 (4.30%) HTML
13 24 (3.22%) Web Services
14 21 (2.82%) CSS
15 18 (2.42%) SOAP
16 17 (2.28%) XML
17 13 (1.74%) J2EE
18 11 (1.48%) JDBC
18 11 (1.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.30%) User Experience
4 19 (2.55%) FMCG
5 18 (2.42%) LIMS
6 16 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.67%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.27%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.27%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.27%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.97%) Unix
2 14 (1.88%) Windows
3 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 128 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (15.03%) CRM
4 102 (13.69%) Logistics
5 96 (12.89%) OO
6 78 (10.47%) Business Analysis
7 69 (9.26%) Project Management
8 62 (8.32%) SAP Implementation
9 60 (8.05%) Workflow
10 55 (7.38%) ERP
11 52 (6.98%) Migration
12 49 (6.58%) Coaching
13 47 (6.31%) Customer Requirements
14 46 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
15 44 (5.91%) Data Migration
16 39 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (4.70%) Integration Testing
18 34 (4.56%) Business Development
19 31 (4.16%) Software Engineering
20 29 (3.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 105 (14.09%) Java
2 76 (10.20%) SAPscript
3 68 (9.13%) SQL
4 26 (3.49%) C++
4 26 (3.49%) VB
5 24 (3.22%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.15%) C#
7 14 (1.88%) R
8 8 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.67%) COBOL
9 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.40%) C
11 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.13%) ES6
12 1 (0.13%) SOQL
12 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (8.19%) Degree
2 31 (4.16%) CCA
3 23 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.82%) ACCA
5 17 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.67%) APMP
7 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.67%) PMP
7 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.28%) SLA
2 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.67%) PMO
3 4 (0.54%) QA
4 2 (0.27%) GDPR
4 2 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.48%) MOM
2 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 745 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (4.56%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.49%) Oracle
4 18 (2.42%) Adobe
5 9 (1.21%) Pegasus
6 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.81%) SEEBURGER
7 5 (0.67%) Ariba
7 5 (0.67%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.67%) hybris
8 3 (0.40%) IBM
9 2 (0.27%) Remedy
10 1 (0.13%) BEA
10 1 (0.13%) Concur
10 1 (0.13%) Mitel
10 1 (0.13%) Samsung
10 1 (0.13%) Talend
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi t
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year plus package
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £61001 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South England
Recruit121
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
South England
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Wiltshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago