Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BAPI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BAPI over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1121 1123
Rank change year-on-year +67 +2 -73
Permanent jobs citing BAPI 123 116 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.061% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 102
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,750 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -19.64%

BAPI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70902 74422 83561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.25% 38.88% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58652 64577 71593
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BAPI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BAPI over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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 +68 113 £50,000 -4.76% 1
UK excluding London +76 98 £48,000 +6.67% 1
North of England +11 49 £36,500 -18.89%
Yorkshire +55 45 £34,000 -24.44%
South East +96 38 £64,000 +34.74% 1
London -18 5 £80,000 +48.84%
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
North West -27 4 £80,000 +100.00%
South West +10 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Midlands +45 1 - -
West Midlands +11 1 - -
East of England -26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing BAPI 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 BAPI.

1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 103 (83.74%) ABAP
3 54 (43.90%) SAPscript
4 53 (43.09%) IDoc
5 46 (37.40%) Web Dynpro
6 42 (34.15%) CRM
7 38 (30.89%) OO
8 36 (29.27%) SAP Smart Forms
9 32 (26.02%) SAP ALE
10 31 (25.20%) SAP Implementation
11 30 (24.39%) LSMW
12 29 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (23.58%) Middleware
13 28 (22.76%) SAPUI5
14 27 (21.95%) SAP Fiori
14 27 (21.95%) SAP BW
15 26 (21.14%) Manufacturing
15 26 (21.14%) Finance
16 25 (20.33%) SAP CRM
16 25 (20.33%) SAP HANA
17 23 (18.70%) SAP MM
17 23 (18.70%) ERP
18 21 (17.07%) SAP FI
18 21 (17.07%) Workflow
18 21 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
18 21 (17.07%) SAP CO
18 21 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (15.45%) Presales
20 19 (15.45%) Customer Requirements

BAPI
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 6 (4.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Autodesk Inventor
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (20.33%) SAP CRM
2 23 (18.70%) SAP MM
3 21 (17.07%) SAP CO
3 21 (17.07%) SAP FI
3 21 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (15.45%) SAP ERP
4 19 (15.45%) SAP HR
4 19 (15.45%) SAP PM
5 17 (13.82%) SAP R/3
6 15 (12.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (12.20%) SAP SD
7 11 (8.94%) SAP GTS
7 11 (8.94%) SAP PS
8 8 (6.50%) Maximo
8 8 (6.50%) Primavera
8 8 (6.50%) SAP EHS
8 8 (6.50%) SAP QM
9 4 (3.25%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (3.25%) SAP SRM
10 2 (1.63%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SAP BW
2 25 (20.33%) SAP HANA
3 19 (15.45%) GIS
4 2 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) DataStage
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) LSMW
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
1 26 (21.14%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.94%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.88%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Developer
2 65 (52.85%) SAP Developer
3 53 (43.09%) ABAP Developer
4 41 (33.33%) Consultant
5 31 (25.20%) SAP Consultant
6 19 (15.45%) SAP PM Consultant
7 15 (12.20%) CRM Developer
7 15 (12.20%) SAP CRM Developer
8 13 (10.57%) ABAP Consultant
9 11 (8.94%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) Configuration Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (3.25%) ICT Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) NetWeaver Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) SAP Integration Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) SAP Workflow Specialist
11 4 (3.25%) Workflow Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.09%) IDoc
2 46 (37.40%) Web Dynpro
3 36 (29.27%) SAP Smart Forms
4 32 (26.02%) SAP ALE
5 29 (23.58%) Middleware
6 28 (22.76%) SAPUI5
7 27 (21.95%) SAP Fiori
8 14 (11.38%) SAP XI
9 12 (9.76%) SAP PI
10 11 (8.94%) SAP BSP
10 11 (8.94%) SOAP
11 6 (4.88%) SAP Basis
12 4 (3.25%) EJB
12 4 (3.25%) JDBC
12 4 (3.25%) Web Services
12 4 (3.25%) XSLT
13 3 (2.44%) EDI
14 1 (0.81%) EDIFACT
14 1 (0.81%) JMS
14 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) NHS
3 1 (0.81%) Clustering
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) FMCG
3 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.15%) CRM
2 38 (30.89%) OO
3 31 (25.20%) SAP Implementation
4 29 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (18.70%) ERP
6 21 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (17.07%) Workflow
7 19 (15.45%) CAD
7 19 (15.45%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (15.45%) Document Management
7 19 (15.45%) Presales
8 14 (11.38%) Business Development
8 14 (11.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 13 (10.57%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (10.57%) OOP
10 12 (9.76%) Process Improvement
11 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.94%) EAM
11 11 (8.94%) PLM
12 9 (7.32%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.74%) ABAP
2 54 (43.90%) SAPscript
3 7 (5.69%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) SQL
5 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (11.38%) Adobe
3 10 (8.13%) SEEBURGER
4 4 (3.25%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Pegasus