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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 177 146 147
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 83 93 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 2.99% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 89
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3361 3107 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.21% 45.09% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2634 3269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 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 2 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
Manchester 0 54 £37,500 -31.19% 16
Cheshire -8 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Merseyside -14 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Lancashire -8 1 £69,000 +31.42% 2
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (51.43%) SQL
2 69 (49.29%) BusinessObjects
3 64 (45.71%) SAP
4 46 (32.86%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
6 38 (27.14%) Crystal Reports
7 34 (24.29%) Finance
8 32 (22.86%) Oracle
9 25 (17.86%) ABAP
9 25 (17.86%) Degree
10 24 (17.14%) Java
11 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (16.43%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
12 19 (13.57%) ETL
13 18 (12.86%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (12.86%) SAP BW
14 17 (12.14%) SAP CO
14 17 (12.14%) SAP FI
14 17 (12.14%) SAP FI/CO
14 17 (12.14%) MS Access
14 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.43%) SAS
15 16 (11.43%) HTML
15 16 (11.43%) Migration
15 16 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (10.71%) Oracle Database
16 15 (10.71%) Linux
16 15 (10.71%) CRM
16 15 (10.71%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (11.43%) SAS
2 12 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.86%) Liferay
4 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) Documentum
5 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.86%) FastStats
3 10 (7.14%) PowerPivot
4 9 (6.43%) MS Office
5 3 (2.14%) SPSS
6 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (12.14%) SAP FI
1 17 (12.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 17 (12.14%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.14%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.14%) SAP SCM
2 3 (2.14%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.71%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.71%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.71%) Agresso
4 1 (0.71%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) LAN
1 7 (5.00%) WAN
1 7 (5.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (49.29%) BusinessObjects
2 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
3 38 (27.14%) Crystal Reports
4 23 (16.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (16.43%) SAP Data Services
5 18 (12.86%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (12.86%) SAP BW
6 17 (12.14%) MS Access
7 15 (10.71%) Oracle Database
8 14 (10.00%) QlikView
9 11 (7.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (7.86%) MySQL
9 11 (7.86%) Pentaho
9 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
10 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (5.71%) Big Data
12 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.86%) SAP HANA
13 4 (2.86%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) LSMW
2 10 (7.14%) Hudson
3 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.71%) ERwin
General
1 34 (24.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.57%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Back Office
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) French Language
5 3 (2.14%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Analyst
2 27 (19.29%) Consultant
3 25 (17.86%) MI Analyst
4 23 (16.43%) Developer
5 18 (12.86%) SAP Support
6 15 (10.71%) Business Manager
6 15 (10.71%) SAP Manager
7 14 (10.00%) Business Process Manager
7 14 (10.00%) Process Manager
8 13 (9.29%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (8.57%) Applications Support
9 12 (8.57%) Support Manager
10 11 (7.86%) Applications Support Engineer
10 11 (7.86%) Support Engineer
10 11 (7.86%) CRM Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (5.00%) Report Analyst
13 7 (5.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) HTML
2 11 (7.86%) J2EE
3 10 (7.14%) XML
4 9 (6.43%) EDI
5 7 (5.00%) .NET
6 6 (4.29%) SAP XI
7 4 (2.86%) Ajax
7 4 (2.86%) jQuery
7 4 (2.86%) REST
7 4 (2.86%) SOAP
7 4 (2.86%) Web Services
8 3 (2.14%) BAPI
9 1 (0.71%) WDK
9 1 (0.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.71%) FMCG
3 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.86%) Physics
5 4 (2.86%) Statistics
5 4 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.14%) Life Science
6 3 (2.14%) AS400
7 2 (1.43%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.43%) Informatics
7 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 13 (9.29%) UNIX
3 12 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (13.57%) ETL
3 16 (11.43%) Migration
3 16 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 15 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
4 15 (10.71%) CRM
5 14 (10.00%) ITIL
5 14 (10.00%) ERP
6 13 (9.29%) Analytics
7 12 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 12 (8.57%) Project Management
7 12 (8.57%) Workflow
7 12 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.57%) Logistics
8 11 (7.86%) Data Architecture
8 11 (7.86%) ITIL V2
9 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.14%) Campaign Management
10 7 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.43%) SQL
2 25 (17.86%) ABAP
3 24 (17.14%) Java
4 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.86%) PHP
6 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.29%) Python
8 5 (3.57%) C
9 4 (2.86%) C++
10 3 (2.14%) VBA
11 2 (1.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) ACCA
3 1 (0.71%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 64 (45.71%) SAP
2 32 (22.86%) Oracle
3 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.86%) Cognos
5 10 (7.14%) Northgate
6 7 (5.00%) Ipanema Technologies
6 7 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 6 (4.29%) Tableau
8 3 (2.14%) Orchard
8 3 (2.14%) Infor
9 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.43%) IBM
9 2 (1.43%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.43%) Informatica
10 1 (0.71%) Remedy
10 1 (0.71%) Teradata
10 1 (0.71%) Capita
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Manchester
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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