The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 33 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.84% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 1.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Business Objects
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 142 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 52.53% 47.02% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 210
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Luton

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) VB6
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) VB
3 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos
6 2 (15.38%) OLAP

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) OLAP
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
1 8 (61.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) VB
2 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
2 8 (61.54%) VB6
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos