The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 44 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% - 2.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £60,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OLAP
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
120 76 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.69% 33.93% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,250 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

OLAP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Chester

OLAP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) MDX
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Dundas
3 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dundas