Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 178 268
Rank change year-on-year -74 +90 -21
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 32 144 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.43% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 2.78% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 58 28
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £53,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.27% +18.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.48% - +5.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,437 5,176 5,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.31% 51.55% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,869 4,417 4,270
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,162
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.14% +1.72%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Birmingham -32 13 £44,500 -15.24% 3
Wolverhampton +6 6 £35,000 +34.62%
Coventry 0 4 £72,500 +45.00%
Solihull -13 4 £50,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (37.50%) SAP HANA
3 10 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (28.13%) Retail
4 9 (28.13%) Workflow
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (18.75%) Data Management
6 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Publishing
6 6 (18.75%) SAP Fiori
6 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
7 5 (15.63%) LSMW
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) QA
8 4 (12.50%) SAP SCM
8 4 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) NetWeaver
8 4 (12.50%) SAP IBP
8 4 (12.50%) SAP Core Interface
8 4 (12.50%) User Experience

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (12.50%) SAP IBP
2 4 (12.50%) SAP SCM
3 3 (9.38%) SAP APO
3 3 (9.38%) SAP ERP
4 2 (6.25%) SAP MDG
4 2 (6.25%) SAP MII
5 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SAP HANA
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) LSMW
2 3 (9.38%) eCATT
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (18.75%) Publishing
4 3 (9.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Consultant
1 19 (59.38%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) ABAP Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Development Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Support
5 4 (12.50%) SAP Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior SAP SCM Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Logistics Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Principal SAP Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Integration Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP MDG Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (12.50%) SAP Core Interface
3 3 (9.38%) EDI
3 3 (9.38%) IDoc
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.13%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) LIMS
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (28.13%) Workflow
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Data Management
3 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Demand Management
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Logistics
6 3 (9.38%) Network Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Wonderware
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle