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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 73 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 25 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.69% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 4.38% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 15
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
487 525 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.50% 38.55% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 310 329 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (96.97%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (60.61%) ETL
3 17 (51.52%) SQL
4 15 (45.45%) SAP
4 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
5 14 (42.42%) Oracle
6 13 (39.39%) SAP BW
6 13 (39.39%) SAP BI
6 13 (39.39%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) Degree
7 12 (36.36%) SAS
7 12 (36.36%) SLA
8 11 (33.33%) Project Management
8 11 (33.33%) NetWeaver
8 11 (33.33%) ABAP
8 11 (33.33%) Data Mining
8 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
9 9 (27.27%) QlikView
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
12 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects XI

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (36.36%) SAS
2 11 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (39.39%) SAP BW
2 13 (39.39%) SAP BI
3 11 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 9 (27.27%) QlikView
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Consultant
2 18 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 11 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (33.33%) Business Consultant
4 10 (30.30%) SAP BI Consultant
5 9 (27.27%) SAP Business Consultant
6 8 (24.24%) Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) OBIEE Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (60.61%) ETL
3 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
4 11 (33.33%) Project Management
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.12%) UML
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
9 2 (6.06%) Analytics
9 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.03%) Data Management
10 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Web Development
10 1 (3.03%) Release Management
10 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) ABAP
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) Basel II
2 4 (12.12%) Solvency II
3 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) SAP
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Teradata
4 3 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Hyland
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft