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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 199 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 40 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 1.97% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 46
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,250 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2224 2736 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.32% 38.54% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 2388 2569
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 24 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Cheshire +8 14 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Merseyside +10 1 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Lancashire - 1 £27,500 -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (84.15%) SQL
2 65 (79.27%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (76.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (71.95%) ETL
5 58 (70.73%) SQL Server
6 56 (68.29%) T-SQL
7 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
8 52 (63.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (56.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (40.24%) OLAP Cube
12 30 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (32.93%) Finance
14 25 (30.49%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
16 19 (23.17%) Visualisation
17 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
18 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (15.85%) Big Data
19 13 (15.85%) Analytics
19 13 (15.85%) Tableau
19 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
19 13 (15.85%) Replication
20 12 (14.63%) Business Objects
20 12 (14.63%) VBA
21 11 (13.41%) Clustering
21 11 (13.41%) Data Extraction
21 11 (13.41%) Statistics
21 11 (13.41%) Performance Monitoring

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (10.98%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (76.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 58 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 52 (63.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (56.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (40.24%) OLAP Cube
7 30 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (15.85%) Big Data
10 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
11 7 (8.54%) DataStage
12 6 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (7.32%) QlikView
13 3 (3.66%) Spotfire
13 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.66%) MySQL
13 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Report Writer
4 16 (19.51%) DBA
5 14 (17.07%) SQL DBA
6 12 (14.63%) Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Business Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) MI Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Specialist
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) MDX
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Visualisation
2 13 (15.85%) Replication
3 11 (13.41%) Clustering
3 11 (13.41%) Statistics
3 11 (13.41%) Data Extraction
4 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.10%) NHS
5 5 (6.10%) Open Source
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (71.95%) ETL
3 25 (30.49%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
5 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.85%) Analytics
7 11 (13.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (9.76%) CRM
9 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.10%) BCP
11 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.88%) Campaign Management
12 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (3.66%) Business Analytics
14 2 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) SQL
2 56 (68.29%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
4 12 (14.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Tableau
3 12 (14.63%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.54%) Teradata
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 6 (7.32%) Talend
6 4 (4.88%) Cognos
6 4 (4.88%) Siebel
7 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Vertica
7 3 (3.66%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.66%) Dundas
8 2 (2.44%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.44%) Informatica
8 2 (2.44%) NetApp
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