The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 131 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 52 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.30% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 2.92% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 39
Average salary £37,500 £53,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.57% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,874 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1813 1747 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.71% 44.53% 49.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1460 1644
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Manchester

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Manchester

Business Objects
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Oldham +4 1 - -
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 46 (54.76%) BusinessObjects
2 44 (52.38%) SAP
3 38 (45.24%) SQL
4 26 (30.95%) Crystal Reports
4 26 (30.95%) Finance
5 20 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (21.43%) Degree
7 16 (19.05%) SAP BW
7 16 (19.05%) SAP FI
7 16 (19.05%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (19.05%) SAP CO
8 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 15 (17.86%) SAP Implementation
9 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (15.48%) ABAP
11 12 (14.29%) CRM
11 12 (14.29%) ETL
11 12 (14.29%) Logistics
11 12 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
12 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
13 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.90%) PowerPivot
13 10 (11.90%) Campaign Management
14 9 (10.71%) EDI
14 9 (10.71%) ERP
15 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
15 8 (9.52%) Northgate
16 7 (8.33%) Project Management
16 7 (8.33%) Oracle

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.19%) Documentum
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) PowerPivot
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (19.05%) SAP FI
1 16 (19.05%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (19.05%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.57%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.19%) Agresso
3 1 (1.19%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) LAN
1 6 (7.14%) WAN
1 6 (7.14%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.76%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (30.95%) Crystal Reports
3 20 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (19.05%) SAP BW
5 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 12 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.95%) QlikView
8 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (4.76%) SAP HANA
10 3 (3.57%) Big Data
10 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.57%) MS Access
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.19%) Xcelsius
12 1 (1.19%) BODI
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) LSMW
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) MI Analyst
3 18 (21.43%) SAP Support
3 18 (21.43%) Consultant
4 16 (19.05%) Developer
5 15 (17.86%) SAP Manager
6 14 (16.67%) Business Process Manager
6 14 (16.67%) Process Manager
6 14 (16.67%) Business Manager
7 12 (14.29%) Support Manager
7 12 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (11.90%) CRM Analyst
9 9 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Report Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Report Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Network Operations Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Network Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Operations Manager
12 4 (4.76%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) EDI
2 7 (8.33%) XML
3 6 (7.14%) SAP XI
4 3 (3.57%) .NET
5 2 (2.38%) BAPI
6 1 (1.19%) JSP
6 1 (1.19%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) FMCG
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Life Science
4 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) SAP Implementation
2 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (14.29%) CRM
3 12 (14.29%) ETL
3 12 (14.29%) Logistics
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.90%) Campaign Management
5 9 (10.71%) ERP
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 5 (5.95%) Migration
9 4 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.57%) Network Planning
10 3 (3.57%) ITIL
10 3 (3.57%) Demand Management
11 2 (2.38%) Big Data Analytics
11 2 (2.38%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) ABAP
3 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) ACCA
3 1 (1.19%) CIMA
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) SAP
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Northgate
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 6 (7.14%) Ipanema Technologies
6 3 (3.57%) Cognos
7 2 (2.38%) Orchard
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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