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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ABAP
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 196 193
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3  
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 8 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 1.76% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 30
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,300 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2812 2672 2744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.36% 42.94% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 2225 2477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Staffordshire +14 5 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £46,500 +3.33%
Coventry -8 1 £75,000 +41.50%
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (38.46%) LSMW
2 15 (38.46%) IDoc
3 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
3 14 (35.90%) Manufacturing
3 14 (35.90%) Migration
4 13 (33.33%) Project Management
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (30.77%) SAP SD
6 11 (28.21%) Translating Business Requirements
6 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
7 9 (23.08%) Logistics
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.08%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) SLA
8 8 (20.51%) SAP BW
8 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.51%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
9 7 (17.95%) SAP SCM
9 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
9 7 (17.95%) SAP PI
9 7 (17.95%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (17.95%) REST
9 7 (17.95%) Billing
9 7 (17.95%) JDBC

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:

Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) SAP SD
2 7 (17.95%) SAP SCM
3 4 (10.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (7.69%) SAP CAR
4 3 (7.69%) SAP POS DM
4 3 (7.69%) SAP Retail
5 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (2.56%) SAP GTS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) LSMW
2 6 (15.38%) eCATT
3 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (35.90%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.95%) Billing
3 6 (15.38%) Automotive
4 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.56%) Finance
6 1 (2.56%) German Language
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ABAP Developer
4 8 (20.51%) SAP Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SAP PI Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SAP SD Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) SAP SD Consultant
7 5 (12.82%) Architect
7 5 (12.82%) SAP Architect
7 5 (12.82%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (10.26%) Logistics Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) ABAP Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.56%) IT Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.56%) SAP MM Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) IDoc
2 8 (20.51%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) EDI
3 7 (17.95%) JDBC
3 7 (17.95%) REST
3 7 (17.95%) SAP PI
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) BAPI
4 2 (5.13%) SAP ALE
4 2 (5.13%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) OLE
5 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) LIMS
4 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
1 14 (35.90%) Migration
2 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.21%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) Logistics
5 9 (23.08%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.95%) CRM
7 7 (17.95%) Feasibility Study
7 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
8 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.38%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 5 (12.82%) Internal Audit
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) Talend