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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 60 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.23% 0.17% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 0.65% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £40,000 £41,980 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.71% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -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
197 155 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.21% 26.82% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 161 127 213
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
4 10 (55.56%) ETL
5 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) OLTP
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (27.78%) MDX
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle
11 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) Analytics
11 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
12 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (11.11%) Data Guard

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (38.89%) OLTP
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
10 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) 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 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy