The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 55 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 9 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% - 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.29% - 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £35,000 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
OLAP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
210 143 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.41% 28.54% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 174 119 191
Average salary £40,000 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.78% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OLAP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Cardiff

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 16 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (61.11%) ETL
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) OLTP
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) MDX
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Analytics
9 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) OLAP Cube
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) OLTP
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
9 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (61.11%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy