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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 188 177 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 47 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.94% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 2.12% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 66
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
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
2883 3116 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.07% 44.44% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 2464 2809
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -6 18 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Merseyside +13 13 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Cheshire -4 7 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Lancashire +1 3 £36,000 -7.69% 3
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 51 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (43.01%) SQL
3 38 (40.86%) SQL Server
4 30 (32.26%) BusinessObjects
5 27 (29.03%) SAP
5 27 (29.03%) QlikView
6 26 (27.96%) SAS
7 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
7 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (23.66%) Oracle
9 21 (22.58%) Cognos
9 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (22.58%) Analytics
10 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (20.43%) Finance
12 17 (18.28%) Tableau
13 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
13 16 (17.20%) Visualisation
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (16.13%) .NET
15 14 (15.05%) ETL
15 14 (15.05%) Open Source
16 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (12.90%) Project Management
17 12 (12.90%) Python
17 12 (12.90%) Teradata
17 12 (12.90%) Business Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 26 (27.96%) SAS
2 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.15%) SAP Portal
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) SPSS
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.08%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.08%) Aareon QL
2 1 (1.08%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.08%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.08%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.08%) arcHouse
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) LAN
1 3 (3.23%) Wireless
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
2 2 (2.15%) DHCP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) WebEx
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.86%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.26%) BusinessObjects
3 27 (29.03%) QlikView
4 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (11.83%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (11.83%) OLAP
10 10 (10.75%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (9.68%) Pentaho
11 9 (9.68%) MS Access
12 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
13 6 (6.45%) Spotfire
13 6 (6.45%) Big Data
14 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
14 5 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (4.30%) SAP BW
15 4 (4.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.30%) LSMW
3 3 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.15%) Hudson
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 21 (22.58%) Consultant
4 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) SAS BI Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Business Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Systems Support
11 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) HTML
2 10 (10.75%) CSS
3 8 (8.60%) HTML5
3 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) XHTML
4 3 (3.23%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.15%) BAPI
5 2 (2.15%) EDI
5 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.15%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.20%) Visualisation
3 14 (15.05%) Open Source
4 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Physics
7 1 (1.08%) Psychology
7 1 (1.08%) Economics
7 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) UNIX
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Analytics
3 14 (15.05%) ETL
4 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.90%) Project Management
5 12 (12.90%) Business Analytics
6 11 (11.83%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.75%) SAP Implementation
8 9 (9.68%) ITIL
9 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Migration
11 5 (5.38%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (4.30%) MVC
12 4 (4.30%) Service Management
12 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.30%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.90%) Python
4 11 (11.83%) VBA
4 11 (11.83%) C#
5 9 (9.68%) R
6 8 (8.60%) ABAP
7 7 (7.53%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCDP
4 1 (1.08%) CIMA
4 1 (1.08%) CCA
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) SAP
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.66%) Oracle
4 21 (22.58%) Cognos
5 17 (18.28%) Tableau
6 12 (12.90%) Teradata
7 10 (10.75%) IBM
8 8 (8.60%) Cloudera
9 4 (4.30%) Remedy
10 3 (3.23%) Talend
10 3 (3.23%) Capita
10 3 (3.23%) Siebel
10 3 (3.23%) Minitab
11 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
11 2 (2.15%) VMware
11 2 (2.15%) HP
11 2 (2.15%) Dell
11 2 (2.15%) Mitel
11 2 (2.15%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.08%) Aareon
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + £15,000 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago