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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 54 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.63% 0.61% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.29% 2.40% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £21,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -4.11%
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
159 125 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.85% 25.35% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 109 148
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (96.77%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (93.55%) ETL
4 27 (87.10%) SQL
5 25 (80.65%) SQL Server
5 25 (80.65%) OLAP Cube
6 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (74.19%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (74.19%) T-SQL
7 21 (67.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (64.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
12 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (29.03%) Data Management
13 9 (29.03%) Middleware
13 9 (29.03%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (22.58%) Finance
15 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
15 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
16 6 (19.35%) SAS
16 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
16 6 (19.35%) Base SAS
16 6 (19.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 6 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
17 5 (16.13%) Mentoring

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) OLAP Cube
3 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (67.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (64.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (19.35%) Base SAS
8 6 (19.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
9 4 (12.90%) OLTP
10 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Senior Developer
3 20 (64.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 18 (58.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SAS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SAS BI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) AS400
3 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (93.55%) ETL
3 23 (74.19%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (29.03%) Data Management
4 9 (29.03%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle