The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 110 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 1.41% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 3.58% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Business Objects
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
585 559 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.85% 39.39% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 440 462 570
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Cambridge

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) QlikView
4 4 (36.36%) Spotfire
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) SAP BI
5 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Xcelsius
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Portal
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (18.18%) SAP Portal
1 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (36.36%) QlikView
2 4 (36.36%) Spotfire
3 3 (27.27%) SAP BI
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Xcelsius
4 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
4 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Text Mining
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP BI Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Objects Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Internet of Things
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Ontologies
3 1 (9.09%) Informatics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (18.18%) Competitive Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) ABAP
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Ariba
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau