The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 123 125 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.052% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
OLAP
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
640 767 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.59% 39.58% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 549 613 575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OLAP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Cheshire

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (66.67%) ETL
5 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Replication
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
10 2 (16.67%) Clustering
10 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (16.67%) NHS
10 2 (16.67%) BCP
10 2 (16.67%) Linux
10 2 (16.67%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) OLAP Cube
3 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) Dundas
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Vertica
2 2 (16.67%) Talend