SAP is an abbreviation for Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing.
It is a field with very bright future going by the trends of many organizations in the software field. It is a system that provides users with applications that are soft real-time. With a very user-friendly graphical interface, sap is one of the extremely flexible systems to work on.
ABAP is an abbreviation for Advanced Business Application Programming. It is a programming language used to develop SAP applications.
The sap programmers are one of the highly paid employees in the industry owing to the very less number of sap programmers available in the industry. As a number of companies are beginning to look towards sap programming, there is going to be a large potential for employment generation in this field.
Introduced in the 80’s, as a mainframe system, sap provided its users with a real time enterprise application that will be supported in many languages. This real time category provided by sap was soft real time. SAP was dominant in the 90’s as a flexible system providing business solutions to its users with a great amount of flexibility and efficiency. Also sap is modular by nature which means that various functions provided by it could be bought in parts, not necessarily as a bundle. All that a company wanting to have a functionality of sap, is needed, is a module of their intent and customize the processes in that module to suit their business model. SAP’s extremely flexible quality is its strength as well as its weakness.
SAP contends with top leaders in software field like Microsoft and Oracle in terms of the revenues it generates and the market capitalization it holds. In terms of revenues, Sap is the largest ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software provider in the world.
SAP’s applications and products focus primarily on ERP, and as a result could pioneer in that sector. The products developed by Sap are used in large numbers by the Fortune-500 companies. Also SAP has started to focus on small and medium sized companies to sell its products.
There are more than a lakh of SAP products installed in more than a quarter of lakh companies spread across the globe. The count of people using the SAP products runs to millions from more than three quarters of countries in the world.
SAP ABAP is the future of the enterprise software development jobs generator in the country. It is one of the very few latest disciplines in the IT field in India. In India, there is a huge availability of talented and skilled professionals in various industries like financial services, human resources, manufacturing sectors etc., there is also a strong availability of these skilled personnel for the sap abap jobs etc.,
The large diversity of jobs offered by SAP makes it a very potential domain for increasing employment oppurtunites, especially in developing countries like India, that consist of large relevant talent.