The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 61 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.87% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £25,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Business Objects
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
253 208 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.77% 44.83% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 213 172 197
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,750 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Lancashire

Business Objects
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Preston -3 4 £25,375 -
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agresso
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) SAS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Agresso
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com