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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 148 144 167
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 107 101 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.49% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.24% 3.35% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 72
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
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
3305 3011 3410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.51% 44.48% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2550 2936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 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 October 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 October 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 +4 64 £42,500 -22.01% 11
Cheshire -20 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Merseyside 0 7 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Lancashire +4 6 £30,250 -42.38% 2
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 88 (53.01%) BusinessObjects
2 79 (47.59%) SQL
3 77 (46.39%) SAP
4 62 (37.35%) SQL Server
5 61 (36.75%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (19.88%) Finance
7 33 (19.88%) Oracle
8 32 (19.28%) ABAP
9 31 (18.67%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (18.07%) Analytics
11 29 (17.47%) SAP Data Services
11 29 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (16.87%) Migration
13 24 (14.46%) MS Access
13 24 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (13.86%) SAS
14 23 (13.86%) Data Migration
15 22 (13.25%) QA
15 22 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (13.25%) ETL
16 21 (12.65%) SAP BW
16 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (12.65%) LSMW
17 20 (12.05%) QlikView
17 20 (12.05%) CRM
17 20 (12.05%) Big Data
18 19 (11.45%) SAP Implementation
18 19 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (10.84%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (13.86%) SAS
2 16 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.42%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.01%) Liferay
5 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) PowerPivot
2 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 5 (3.01%) FastStats
4 3 (1.81%) SPSS
5 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) SAP FI
1 11 (6.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (6.63%) SAP CO
2 8 (4.82%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.81%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.81%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.20%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.60%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.60%) Agresso
5 1 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.60%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.60%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) WAAS
1 9 (5.42%) LAN
1 9 (5.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (53.01%) BusinessObjects
2 62 (37.35%) SQL Server
3 31 (18.67%) Crystal Reports
4 29 (17.47%) SAP Data Services
4 29 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (14.46%) MS Access
6 22 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (12.65%) SAP BW
8 20 (12.05%) QlikView
8 20 (12.05%) Big Data
9 19 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (9.04%) Hadoop
11 12 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
13 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database
14 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (4.22%) OLAP
15 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (3.61%) DataStage
16 6 (3.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) LSMW
2 14 (8.43%) Hudson
3 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.60%) ERwin
General
1 33 (19.88%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Manufacturing
2 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.82%) Banking
3 8 (4.82%) French Language
3 8 (4.82%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.61%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 51 (30.72%) Analyst
2 41 (24.70%) Consultant
3 27 (16.27%) MI Analyst
4 25 (15.06%) Developer
5 16 (9.64%) CRM Analyst
6 15 (9.04%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 13 (7.83%) SAP Analyst
8 13 (7.83%) SAP Support
9 10 (6.02%) Business Consultant
9 10 (6.02%) Business Manager
9 10 (6.02%) SAP Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Business Process Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Process Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.22%) Support Manager
13 6 (3.61%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) HTML
2 10 (6.02%) .NET
3 9 (5.42%) EDI
4 8 (4.82%) XML
5 6 (3.61%) SAP XI
6 5 (3.01%) J2EE
7 4 (2.41%) Ajax
7 4 (2.41%) jQuery
7 4 (2.41%) SOAP
7 4 (2.41%) Web Services
7 4 (2.41%) REST
8 3 (1.81%) BAPI
9 2 (1.20%) XHTML
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.20%) CSS
9 2 (1.20%) HTML5
10 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.23%) FMCG
2 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.63%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.82%) Data Integration
4 8 (4.82%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.61%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.01%) AS400
6 5 (3.01%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.81%) User Experience
7 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.20%) Life Science
8 2 (1.20%) Informatics
8 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.60%) Open Source
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.04%) Linux
2 9 (5.42%) UNIX
3 6 (3.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.75%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (18.07%) Analytics
3 28 (16.87%) Migration
4 24 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (13.86%) Data Migration
6 22 (13.25%) ETL
7 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (12.05%) CRM
9 19 (11.45%) SAP Implementation
10 18 (10.84%) ERP
11 17 (10.24%) Data Analysis
12 14 (8.43%) Data Architecture
12 14 (8.43%) Campaign Management
13 13 (7.83%) Logistics
14 12 (7.23%) Project Management
15 9 (5.42%) ITIL
15 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
16 8 (4.82%) Business Analysis
16 8 (4.82%) Workflow
17 7 (4.22%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.59%) SQL
2 32 (19.28%) ABAP
3 18 (10.84%) Java
4 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.82%) VBA
7 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.22%) C#
8 5 (3.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ACCA
3 1 (0.60%) CIMA
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (46.39%) SAP
2 33 (19.88%) Oracle
3 16 (9.64%) Cognos
4 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.23%) Tableau
5 11 (6.63%) JD Edwards
6 9 (5.42%) Ipanema Technologies
6 9 (5.42%) Teradata
7 6 (3.61%) Northgate
8 5 (3.01%) Infor
9 4 (2.41%) Siebel
10 3 (1.81%) Orchard
11 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.20%) Informatica
11 2 (1.20%) IBM
12 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.60%) Remedy
12 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.60%) Capita
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