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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 83 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 11 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 0.20% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 0.36% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -18.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
575 552 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 57.16% 54.12% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 503 505 554
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Business Objects
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 5 £30,000 -
Bedford - 2 £47,500 -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
1 15 (78.95%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (73.68%) MS Office
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) Cognos
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 8 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) VB
4 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) VB6
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (31.58%) Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) OLAP
5 6 (31.58%) SAS
5 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (31.58%) OLAP
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (10.53%) QlikView
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mart
7 1 (5.26%) Crystal Enterprise
7 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
1 8 (42.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Software Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) VB
2 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
2 8 (42.11%) VB6
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AppManager
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cognos
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) SAP