The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 46 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 10 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.12% 1.93% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 3.47% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 5
Average salary £42,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 317 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.40% 55.71% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 165 270 247
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Merseyside

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Business Objects
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Liverpool +11 9 £41,000 +46.42%
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Spotfire
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Infor
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) AS400
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (27.78%) ERP
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) BPR
5 4 (22.22%) OLAP
5 4 (22.22%) QlikView
5 4 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) RUP
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Linux

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (27.78%) Spotfire
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) OLAP
3 4 (22.22%) QlikView
3 4 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) MS Access
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) BODI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Head of Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) Head of IT
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) AS400
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) BPR
3 3 (16.67%) RUP
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Infor
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata