The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank - 103 102
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.66% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £38,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
Business Objects
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
526 608 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.67% 51.79% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 403 559 600
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,375 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Bedfordshire region.

Business Objects Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects.

1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft