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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 232 227 192
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 21 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.31% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 0.89% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 49
Average salary £38,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £55,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.65%
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
2259 2484 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.65% 34.73% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 2075 2347
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 15 £37,500 -26.82% 7
Merseyside +17 3 £39,000 -27.44% 1
Cheshire -1 2 £41,250 +13.79% 3
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (93.65%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (87.30%) SQL
4 49 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (69.84%) SQL Server
5 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
6 42 (66.67%) T-SQL
7 40 (63.49%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (63.49%) ETL
8 37 (58.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (52.38%) OLAP Cube
10 29 (46.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (36.51%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
14 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (23.81%) Data Extraction
15 15 (23.81%) Statistics
15 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
16 14 (22.22%) VBA
17 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
17 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (19.05%) Finance
19 9 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
20 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
20 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
20 8 (12.70%) Replication
21 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
21 7 (11.11%) OLTP
21 7 (11.11%) Big Data

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (69.84%) SQL Server
4 40 (63.49%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (58.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (52.38%) OLAP Cube
7 29 (46.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (11.11%) OLTP
10 7 (11.11%) Big Data
11 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (6.35%) MySQL
13 4 (6.35%) QlikView
13 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
14 3 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (20.63%) DBA
4 12 (19.05%) SQL DBA
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Business Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Consultant
7 7 (11.11%) Report Writer
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Consultant
12 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) MDX
2 2 (3.17%) COM
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
2 15 (23.81%) Statistics
2 15 (23.81%) Data Extraction
3 8 (12.70%) Replication
4 6 (9.52%) Clustering
4 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.94%) NHS
6 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.17%) Data Conversion
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (63.49%) ETL
3 23 (36.51%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (9.52%) Time Management
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.94%) BCP
9 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Open Source
11 3 (4.76%) Business Analytics
11 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (87.30%) SQL
2 42 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 14 (22.22%) VBA
4 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
5 9 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Tableau
3 5 (7.94%) Talend
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
5 3 (4.76%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.76%) Teradata
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) Dundas
6 2 (3.17%) Vertica
6 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Netezza
7 1 (1.59%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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