The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 100 93 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 1.13% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 2.45% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 15
Average salary £29,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.91% +1.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -6.52%
Business Objects
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
491 530 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.40% 46.25% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 443 425 310
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015. 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
Rochester - 1 £29,500 -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo