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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 57 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 4.76% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 9.70% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 9
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
274 299 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 45.44% 49.10% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 220 267 300
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
Liverpool -25 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) UNIX
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) PHP
4 11 (68.75%) J2EE
4 11 (68.75%) MySQL
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (68.75%) Workflow
4 11 (68.75%) Pentaho
4 11 (68.75%) Liferay
4 11 (68.75%) FastStats
4 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL V2
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Infor
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) AS400

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) Liferay
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) FastStats
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (68.75%) Pentaho
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Support Engineer
1 11 (68.75%) Applications Support
1 11 (68.75%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Head of IT
2 3 (18.75%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Workflow
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL V2
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) BPR
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Infor
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos