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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 59 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 4.00% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 7.74% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 4
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +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
268 336 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.44% 51.69% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 225 302 309
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 1 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Business Objects
North West

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Workflow
3 10 (71.43%) Problem Management
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) PHP
3 10 (71.43%) J2EE
3 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
3 10 (71.43%) Liferay
3 10 (71.43%) FastStats
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL V2
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) BPR
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Infor
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (71.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Applications Support
1 10 (71.43%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Head of IT
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Workflow
2 10 (71.43%) Problem Management
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL V2
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Infor