The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 215 192 225
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 36 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 2.03% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £56,350 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
OLAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2293 2512 2925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.96% 38.54% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2191 2549
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLAP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the North West region.

OLAP Salary Trend in the North West

OLAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OLAP Salary Histogram in the North West

OLAP
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 OLAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -13 19 £31,500 -13.10% 6
Cheshire -10 11 £35,000 - 5
Merseyside +10 2 £43,500 +14.47%
Lancashire +1 1 £27,500 -21.42%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 68 (79.07%) SQL
2 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
3 58 (67.44%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 54 (62.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (61.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (60.47%) ETL
7 50 (58.14%) T-SQL
8 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (45.35%) Finance
11 23 (26.74%) E-Commerce
11 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (24.42%) Big Data
12 21 (24.42%) OLAP Cube
12 21 (24.42%) SAS
13 18 (20.93%) Tableau
14 17 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (18.60%) Teradata
15 16 (18.60%) DataStage
15 16 (18.60%) Analytics
16 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
16 14 (16.28%) Business Objects
17 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
18 11 (12.79%) Banking
19 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
20 8 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
20 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
20 8 (9.30%) Degree

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (24.42%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 54 (62.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (61.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (24.42%) Big Data
7 21 (24.42%) OLAP Cube
8 16 (18.60%) DataStage
9 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
11 8 (9.30%) OLTP
11 8 (9.30%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
12 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
12 5 (5.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.65%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Report Writer
2 18 (20.93%) Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Consultant
4 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (16.28%) DBA
6 12 (13.95%) SQL DBA
7 8 (9.30%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (8.14%) Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) MI Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) SAS Consultant
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) MDX
2 5 (5.81%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 8 (9.30%) Replication
2 8 (9.30%) Clustering
3 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.65%) Statistics
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.49%) Open Source
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) UNIX
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (67.44%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (60.47%) ETL
3 23 (26.74%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (18.60%) Analytics
6 8 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.81%) Database Tuning
9 4 (4.65%) Campaign Management
9 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.65%) Time Management
10 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.49%) Scrum
10 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.49%) RUP
10 3 (3.49%) BCP
10 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 68 (79.07%) SQL
2 50 (58.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) VCP4
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) Tableau
3 16 (18.60%) Teradata
4 14 (16.28%) Business Objects
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle
5 8 (9.30%) Siebel
6 5 (5.81%) NetApp
7 2 (2.33%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.33%) Dundas
7 2 (2.33%) Vertica
7 2 (2.33%) Talend
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos
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