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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 79 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 17 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.54% 0.77% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 1.45% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 11
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,325 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -5.11%
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
521 619 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.28% 53.13% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 477 547 434
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram 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 30 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £31,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £30,000 -
Business Objects
South East

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (63.16%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (63.16%) SAP
3 11 (57.89%) SAP BW
4 10 (52.63%) SAP HANA
5 7 (36.84%) SAP BI
6 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) Siebel
8 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Firewall
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) SLA
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Problem Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.26%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (57.89%) SAP BW
3 10 (52.63%) SAP HANA
4 7 (36.84%) SAP BI
5 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.26%) OLAP
8 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) jMock
1 1 (5.26%) EasyMock
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Developer
2 7 (36.84%) SAP BI Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
2 1 (5.26%) Swing
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Line Management
2 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
3 1 (5.26%) DSDM
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Siebel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Ektron
3 1 (5.26%) Genesys
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo