The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 174 135 183
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +48
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 93 116 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.68% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 3.69% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 96 57
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Business Objects
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3291 3140 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.37% 45.41% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2671 2894
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Objects
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in the North West

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Objects
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Manchester -22 49 £42,500 -15.84% 9
Merseyside +1 11 £45,000 +67.44% 2
Cheshire -8 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Lancashire +1 6 £30,250 -16.55% 3
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 91 (52.30%) BusinessObjects
2 80 (45.98%) SQL
3 79 (45.40%) SAP
4 62 (35.63%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 41 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (21.84%) Oracle
8 37 (21.26%) Finance
9 35 (20.11%) Analytics
10 33 (18.97%) ABAP
11 32 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (16.67%) Migration
12 29 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
13 28 (16.09%) Crystal Reports
13 28 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (15.52%) SAS
15 26 (14.94%) ETL
16 25 (14.37%) MS Access
16 25 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (13.79%) Data Migration
18 23 (13.22%) QA
18 23 (13.22%) Big Data
19 22 (12.64%) LSMW
19 22 (12.64%) SAP BW
20 20 (11.49%) CRM
20 20 (11.49%) SAP Implementation
21 19 (10.92%) QlikView
21 19 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 18 (10.34%) Degree

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (15.52%) SAS
2 15 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) PowerPivot
2 13 (7.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.87%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.57%) Stata
5 1 (0.57%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (6.32%) SAP FI
1 11 (6.32%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (6.32%) SAP CO
2 8 (4.60%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.72%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.72%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.57%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.57%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.57%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) LAN
1 9 (5.17%) WAN
1 9 (5.17%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (52.30%) BusinessObjects
2 60 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 32 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 28 (16.09%) Crystal Reports
5 28 (16.09%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (14.37%) MS Access
7 23 (13.22%) Big Data
8 22 (12.64%) SAP BW
9 19 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (10.92%) QlikView
10 14 (8.05%) Hadoop
11 13 (7.47%) OLAP
12 10 (5.75%) DataStage
13 9 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (5.17%) Oracle Database
13 9 (5.17%) Relational Database
14 8 (4.60%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (12.64%) LSMW
2 15 (8.62%) Hudson
3 8 (4.60%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.02%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 37 (21.26%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.32%) Banking
5 8 (4.60%) French Language
5 8 (4.60%) Spanish Language
6 7 (4.02%) Retail
7 4 (2.30%) Back Office
8 3 (1.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (28.16%) Analyst
2 45 (25.86%) Consultant
3 28 (16.09%) Developer
4 26 (14.94%) MI Analyst
5 16 (9.20%) SAP Consultant
5 16 (9.20%) CRM Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (6.90%) SAP Support
9 11 (6.32%) SAP Manager
10 10 (5.75%) Business Consultant
10 10 (5.75%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 9 (5.17%) Business Manager
12 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Business Process Manager
12 8 (4.60%) Process Manager
13 7 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (4.02%) SQL Developer
14 6 (3.45%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) .NET
1 10 (5.75%) EDI
2 9 (5.17%) HTML
3 6 (3.45%) SAP XI
4 4 (2.30%) Ajax
4 4 (2.30%) jQuery
4 4 (2.30%) HTML5
4 4 (2.30%) REST
4 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.30%) CSS
4 4 (2.30%) SOAP
4 4 (2.30%) Web Services
4 4 (2.30%) XML
4 4 (2.30%) XHTML
5 3 (1.72%) BAPI
6 1 (0.57%) JSP
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Visualisation
3 13 (7.47%) FMCG
4 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.60%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.87%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.87%) AS400
8 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.72%) Open Source
8 3 (1.72%) User Experience
9 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.57%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
10 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.63%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (20.11%) Analytics
3 29 (16.67%) Migration
3 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.94%) ETL
5 25 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 20 (11.49%) SAP Implementation
7 20 (11.49%) CRM
8 17 (9.77%) ERP
8 17 (9.77%) Data Analysis
9 15 (8.62%) Project Management
9 15 (8.62%) Data Architecture
10 14 (8.05%) Campaign Management
11 13 (7.47%) Logistics
12 10 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
14 7 (4.02%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.02%) Data Analytics
15 5 (2.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (45.98%) SQL
2 33 (18.97%) ABAP
3 15 (8.62%) T-SQL
4 12 (6.90%) Java
5 9 (5.17%) C#
5 9 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.60%) VBA
7 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) ACCA
3 2 (1.15%) CIMA
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) CCA
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.22%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 79 (45.40%) SAP
2 38 (21.84%) Oracle
3 16 (9.20%) Cognos
4 15 (8.62%) Tableau
5 13 (7.47%) Teradata
5 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.90%) JD Edwards
7 9 (5.17%) Ipanema Technologies
8 8 (4.60%) Siebel
9 5 (2.87%) Infor
10 4 (2.30%) Northgate
11 2 (1.15%) Orchard
12 1 (0.57%) Capita
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.57%) Remedy
12 1 (0.57%) IBM
12 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.57%) Informatica
12 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
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