The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 32 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.11% 2.56% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 8.57% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.55%
Business Objects
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 105 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 43.33% 29.83% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 62
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Halifax

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 6 days ago