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 Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Lancashire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 57 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.43% 0.42% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.92% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 217 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.15% 45.11% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 195 234
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Business Objects
North West

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 23 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
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Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) IVR
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) GIS
6 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) UML
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle