The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 38 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.53% - 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% - 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £23,000 - £39,519
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 159 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.71% 37.15% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 70
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Business Objects
Cheshire

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Chester

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Chester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) Python
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) SAS
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 6 (54.55%) Physics
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Graduate
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Statistics
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Physics
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) RHCE
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) Foundry
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Compaq
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Teradata