The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 89 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 15 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.36% 0.94% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 2.12% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 18
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +36.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £64,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
588 472 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.21% 44.53% 49.94%
Number of salaries quoted 503 397 376
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Kent

Business Objects
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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
Dartford - 6 £50,000 -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (61.54%) Visualisation
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 13 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
8 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (34.62%) Marketing
10 9 (34.62%) MCITP
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (34.62%) MCDBA
10 9 (34.62%) Cognos
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (30.77%) Oracle
11 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
11 8 (30.77%) Workflow
12 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (26.92%) Java
12 7 (26.92%) Web Services
12 7 (26.92%) XML
12 7 (26.92%) Windows
12 7 (26.92%) UML
12 7 (26.92%) Migration
12 7 (26.92%) ETL
13 6 (23.08%) Propensity Modelling
13 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (19.23%) Spotfire
7 5 (19.23%) QlikView
8 4 (15.38%) BODI
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (11.54%) OLTP
9 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (3.85%) Xcelsius
11 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) EasyMock
1 3 (11.54%) Hudson
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) CruiseControl
1 3 (11.54%) jMock
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
1 3 (11.54%) Ant
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Java Swing Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) EJB
2 4 (15.38%) XSLT
2 4 (15.38%) JMX
2 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
2 4 (15.38%) JAXB
2 4 (15.38%) JSF
2 4 (15.38%) JAX-WS
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) XMLBeans
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) Swing
3 3 (11.54%) J2SE
3 3 (11.54%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) MDX
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Visualisation
2 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Workflow
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) ETL
5 6 (23.08%) Propensity Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) B2B
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCITP
1 9 (34.62%) MCDBA
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Cognos
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Informatica
5 3 (11.54%) Sun
5 3 (11.54%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) SAP