The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 66 93 59
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 35 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.55% 1.03% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.99% 2.78% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 17
Average salary £44,000 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £24,900 £46,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
Business Objects
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
501 612 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.44% 37.02% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 306 388 312
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,497
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 47 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (63.16%) Data Modelling
3 34 (59.65%) ETL
3 34 (59.65%) BusinessObjects
3 34 (59.65%) SAP
4 32 (56.14%) SAP BW
4 32 (56.14%) SAP BI
5 23 (40.35%) Degree
6 22 (38.60%) SLA
7 21 (36.84%) ABAP
7 21 (36.84%) NetWeaver
7 21 (36.84%) Project Management
7 21 (36.84%) Integration Testing
8 20 (35.09%) SQL
9 19 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (33.33%) Finance
10 17 (29.82%) SAS
11 15 (26.32%) Oracle
12 13 (22.81%) Analytics
13 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
14 8 (14.04%) QlikView
15 7 (12.28%) Banking
15 7 (12.28%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (12.28%) Teradata
16 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
16 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
16 6 (10.53%) Relational Database

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (36.84%) NetWeaver
2 17 (29.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) BusinessObjects
2 32 (56.14%) SAP BW
2 32 (56.14%) SAP BI
3 19 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.04%) QlikView
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Consultant
2 32 (56.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 30 (52.63%) SAP Consultant
4 26 (45.61%) SAP BI Consultant
5 24 (42.11%) Business Consultant
6 22 (38.60%) SAP Business Consultant
7 11 (19.30%) Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) SAP BW Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Teradata Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Principal Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (63.16%) Data Modelling
3 34 (59.65%) ETL
4 21 (36.84%) Project Management
4 21 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 13 (22.81%) Analytics
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) UML
9 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Test Management
9 3 (5.26%) Data Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) ABAP
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.02%) VBA
5 2 (3.51%) C
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) Basel II
2 3 (5.26%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) SAP
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Teradata
4 4 (7.02%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.75%) Hyland
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau