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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 108 94 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 0.66% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 1.64% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -43.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
580 489 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.91% 40.05% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 520 441 325
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 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
Maidstone - 1 £27,500 -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (75.00%) Marketing
3 9 (75.00%) MCDBA
3 9 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (75.00%) MCITP
4 8 (66.67%) Workflow
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (25.00%) Replication
8 3 (25.00%) ETL
8 3 (25.00%) OLTP
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) MS Access

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) OLTP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Workflow
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCDBA
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (75.00%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft