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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 173 139 195
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +56
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 90 113 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.62% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 3.59% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 79 91 57
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £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
3338 3146 3526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.49% 45.12% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2829 2673 3104
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 28 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 28 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 -17 49 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Merseyside -3 11 £45,000 +71.42% 2
Cheshire -12 9 £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 28 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 (53.22%) BusinessObjects
2 79 (46.20%) SAP
3 78 (45.61%) SQL
4 63 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
6 41 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (22.81%) Finance
8 36 (21.05%) Oracle
9 35 (20.47%) Analytics
10 33 (19.30%) ABAP
10 33 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (16.96%) Migration
12 28 (16.37%) SAS
13 27 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (15.79%) MS Access
13 27 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
14 25 (14.62%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (14.04%) Data Migration
16 23 (13.45%) QA
16 23 (13.45%) ETL
16 23 (13.45%) Big Data
17 22 (12.87%) SAP BW
17 22 (12.87%) LSMW
18 20 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (11.70%) SAP Implementation
18 20 (11.70%) QlikView
18 20 (11.70%) CRM
19 18 (10.53%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (16.37%) SAS
2 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) PowerPivot
2 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.58%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) SAP FI
1 11 (6.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (6.43%) SAP CO
2 8 (4.68%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.75%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.75%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.17%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) LAN
1 9 (5.26%) WAN
1 9 (5.26%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (53.22%) BusinessObjects
2 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
3 33 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (15.79%) MS Access
4 27 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
5 25 (14.62%) Crystal Reports
6 23 (13.45%) Big Data
7 22 (12.87%) SAP BW
8 20 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (11.70%) QlikView
9 14 (8.19%) Hadoop
10 13 (7.60%) OLAP
11 10 (5.85%) DataStage
11 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
13 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (4.68%) Oracle OLAP
13 8 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) LSMW
2 15 (8.77%) Hudson
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (22.81%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.43%) Banking
5 8 (4.68%) French Language
5 8 (4.68%) Spanish Language
6 7 (4.09%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) Back Office
8 3 (1.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) Analyst
2 45 (26.32%) Consultant
3 26 (15.20%) Developer
4 24 (14.04%) MI Analyst
5 16 (9.36%) SAP Consultant
5 16 (9.36%) CRM Analyst
6 14 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 13 (7.60%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) SAP Support
9 11 (6.43%) SAP Manager
10 10 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.85%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 10 (5.85%) Business Consultant
11 9 (5.26%) Business Manager
12 8 (4.68%) Business Process Manager
12 8 (4.68%) Process Manager
12 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (4.09%) SQL Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) EDI
2 9 (5.26%) .NET
3 8 (4.68%) HTML
4 6 (3.51%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.34%) Ajax
5 4 (2.34%) jQuery
5 4 (2.34%) HTML5
5 4 (2.34%) REST
5 4 (2.34%) XHTML
5 4 (2.34%) SOAP
5 4 (2.34%) Web Services
5 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.34%) CSS
6 3 (1.75%) BAPI
7 2 (1.17%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Visualisation
3 13 (7.60%) FMCG
4 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.68%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.68%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.92%) AS400
8 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.75%) Open Source
8 3 (1.75%) User Experience
9 2 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.58%) Life Science
10 1 (0.58%) DTV
10 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.02%) Linux
2 5 (2.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (20.47%) Analytics
3 29 (16.96%) Migration
3 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (14.04%) Data Migration
6 23 (13.45%) ETL
7 20 (11.70%) CRM
7 20 (11.70%) SAP Implementation
8 17 (9.94%) ERP
8 17 (9.94%) Data Analysis
9 15 (8.77%) Project Management
9 15 (8.77%) Data Architecture
10 14 (8.19%) Campaign Management
11 13 (7.60%) Logistics
12 9 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.26%) Load Balancing
13 7 (4.09%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.09%) Data Analytics
14 5 (2.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.61%) SQL
2 33 (19.30%) ABAP
3 13 (7.60%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.43%) Java
5 9 (5.26%) C#
5 9 (5.26%) VBA
5 9 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) Perl
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) Python
8 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.17%) ACCA
2 2 (1.17%) CIMA
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) CCA
3 1 (0.58%) PMP
3 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.45%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 79 (46.20%) SAP
2 36 (21.05%) Oracle
3 17 (9.94%) Cognos
4 15 (8.77%) Tableau
5 13 (7.60%) Teradata
5 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.02%) JD Edwards
7 9 (5.26%) Ipanema Technologies
8 8 (4.68%) Siebel
9 5 (2.92%) Infor
10 3 (1.75%) Northgate
11 1 (0.58%) Orchard
11 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) Remedy
11 1 (0.58%) IBM
11 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.58%) Informatica
11 1 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
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