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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 175 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 81 99 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.39% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 3.08% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 89
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,150 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,500
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
3343 3216 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.01% 45.19% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 2740 3285
Average salary £36,250 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.22% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 22 August 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 22 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
Manchester -3 53 £36,500 -31.45% 12
Cheshire -12 11 £37,500 - 2
Merseyside -21 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Lancashire -6 2 £69,000 +31.42%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 68 (51.13%) SQL
2 64 (48.12%) BusinessObjects
3 60 (45.11%) SAP
4 45 (33.83%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 38 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
6 32 (24.06%) Oracle
6 32 (24.06%) Finance
7 26 (19.55%) Degree
8 24 (18.05%) Java
9 22 (16.54%) ABAP
10 21 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (15.04%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 19 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (14.29%) ETL
13 18 (13.53%) SAP BW
14 17 (12.78%) SAP CO
14 17 (12.78%) SAP FI
14 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
14 17 (12.78%) SAP FI/CO
15 16 (12.03%) HTML
16 15 (11.28%) SAS
16 15 (11.28%) SAP Implementation
16 15 (11.28%) Oracle Database
17 14 (10.53%) Linux
17 14 (10.53%) ITIL
18 13 (9.77%) UNIX
18 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
18 13 (9.77%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (11.28%) SAS
2 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.27%) Liferay
4 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) Documentum
5 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) FastStats
3 10 (7.52%) PowerPivot
4 9 (6.77%) MS Office
5 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.50%) SPSS
5 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (12.78%) SAP CO
1 17 (12.78%) SAP FI
1 17 (12.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.26%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.26%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.26%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.50%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.75%) Agresso
4 1 (0.75%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.75%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.75%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) LAN
1 5 (3.76%) WAN
1 5 (3.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (48.12%) BusinessObjects
2 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (15.04%) SAP Data Services
5 19 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (13.53%) SAP BW
7 15 (11.28%) Oracle Database
8 13 (9.77%) MS Access
8 13 (9.77%) QlikView
9 11 (8.27%) MySQL
9 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (8.27%) Pentaho
10 10 (7.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (5.26%) Big Data
14 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
15 4 (3.01%) SAP HANA
15 4 (3.01%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) LSMW
2 8 (6.02%) Hudson
2 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) French Language
6 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 26 (19.55%) Consultant
3 23 (17.29%) Developer
3 23 (17.29%) MI Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) SAP Support
5 15 (11.28%) Business Manager
5 15 (11.28%) SAP Manager
6 14 (10.53%) Business Process Manager
6 14 (10.53%) Process Manager
7 12 (9.02%) Support Manager
7 12 (9.02%) Applications Support
7 12 (9.02%) SAP Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Applications Support Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) CRM Analyst
10 9 (6.77%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (6.02%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (6.02%) Business Analyst
12 7 (5.26%) Report Analyst
12 7 (5.26%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) HTML
2 11 (8.27%) J2EE
3 10 (7.52%) XML
4 9 (6.77%) EDI
5 8 (6.02%) .NET
6 6 (4.51%) SAP XI
7 4 (3.01%) Ajax
7 4 (3.01%) REST
7 4 (3.01%) jQuery
7 4 (3.01%) SOAP
7 4 (3.01%) Web Services
8 3 (2.26%) BAPI
9 1 (0.75%) JSP
9 1 (0.75%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.51%) FMCG
2 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) Physics
3 5 (3.76%) Statistics
4 3 (2.26%) AS400
4 3 (2.26%) Life Science
4 3 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.50%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.50%) Informatics
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 13 (9.77%) UNIX
3 12 (9.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (14.29%) ETL
3 15 (11.28%) SAP Implementation
4 14 (10.53%) ITIL
5 13 (9.77%) CRM
5 13 (9.77%) Migration
5 13 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (9.02%) Problem Management
6 12 (9.02%) Data Migration
6 12 (9.02%) Logistics
6 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.02%) Workflow
6 12 (9.02%) ERP
7 11 (8.27%) Project Management
7 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
7 11 (8.27%) ITIL V2
7 11 (8.27%) Analytics
8 10 (7.52%) Campaign Management
9 9 (6.77%) Data Architecture
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.13%) SQL
2 24 (18.05%) Java
3 22 (16.54%) ABAP
4 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.27%) PHP
6 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.26%) Python
7 6 (4.51%) C
8 5 (3.76%) C++
9 3 (2.26%) VBA
10 2 (1.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.75%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) CIMA
3 1 (0.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (45.11%) SAP
2 32 (24.06%) Oracle
3 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.52%) Northgate
4 10 (7.52%) Cognos
5 6 (4.51%) Tableau
6 5 (3.76%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.76%) Ipanema Technologies
7 3 (2.26%) Infor
7 3 (2.26%) Orchard
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.50%) Informatica
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Teradata
9 1 (0.75%) Capita
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