The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 112 107 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 28 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.13% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 2.10% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 19
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Business Objects
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1264 1094 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.47% 53.84% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 828 1132
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Objects
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -9 6 £28,000 -10.40%
Letchworth - 4 - - 1
Watford -10 2 £36,000 -5.26% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £34,000 -
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 52 (81.25%) SQL
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 18 (28.13%) ISO 9001
5 15 (23.44%) Oracle
5 15 (23.44%) CRM
5 15 (23.44%) BusinessObjects XI
5 15 (23.44%) Kindle
6 14 (21.88%) .NET
6 14 (21.88%) SAP
6 14 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (21.88%) Degree
7 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (20.31%) CODA
7 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
8 12 (18.75%) Windows
8 12 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
8 12 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) Analytics
9 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
10 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
11 8 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (12.50%) Middleware
11 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.50%) Validation
11 8 (12.50%) Billing
11 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.69%) Wireless
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) BusinessObjects XI
3 14 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.13%) Star Schema
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.56%) TimesTen
9 1 (1.56%) Big Data
9 1 (1.56%) DB2
9 1 (1.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Billing
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Law
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Data Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Business Objects Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Applications Support
7 8 (12.50%) Architect
8 7 (10.94%) Integration Architect
8 7 (10.94%) Business Objects Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Business Data Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Business Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (7.81%) Systems Architect
10 5 (7.81%) Systems Integration Architect
11 4 (6.25%) Systems Support
11 4 (6.25%) VB Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (6.25%) WinForms
3 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 4 (6.25%) HTML5
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.13%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Kindle
2 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) CRM
2 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
3 12 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (18.75%) Analytics
4 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (12.50%) Validation
5 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Product Management
9 3 (4.69%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.69%) eTOM
10 2 (3.13%) Migration
10 2 (3.13%) Change Management
10 2 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.94%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) AAT
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ACCA
3 1 (1.56%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) ISO 9001
2 8 (12.50%) COBIT
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) SAP
3 13 (20.31%) CODA
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.69%) Cognos
6 2 (3.13%) Orchard
6 2 (3.13%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (1.56%) Sage
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