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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 236 225 201
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 20 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 0.99% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 41
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
2342 2734 2575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.19% 36.78% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 2253 2290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 0 16 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Merseyside +8 2 £39,000 -27.44%
Cheshire -3 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (94.44%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 48 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (81.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 36 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (64.81%) T-SQL
6 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
7 31 (57.41%) ETL
8 30 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
9 21 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (33.33%) Visualisation
13 17 (31.48%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (29.63%) Data Extraction
14 16 (29.63%) Statistics
14 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
15 15 (27.78%) VBA
16 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
17 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (16.67%) OLTP
19 8 (14.81%) Finance
19 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
20 7 (12.96%) Big Data
21 6 (11.11%) Tableau
21 6 (11.11%) Time Management
21 6 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
21 6 (11.11%) Analytics

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 44 (81.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
6 30 (55.56%) OLAP Cube
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (16.67%) OLTP
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (12.96%) Big Data
12 6 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (7.41%) MySQL
14 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (7.41%) QlikView
15 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
15 3 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
15 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 2 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 29 (53.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (20.37%) DBA
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Developer
3 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.81%) Business Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Report Writer
6 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Project Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Administrator
7 1 (1.85%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) MDX
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 16 (29.63%) Statistics
2 16 (29.63%) Data Extraction
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) DTV
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (57.41%) ETL
3 21 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (31.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (11.11%) Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Business Analytics
9 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.70%) RUP
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) BCP
9 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 35 (64.81%) T-SQL
3 15 (27.78%) VBA
4 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.26%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Tableau
3 5 (9.26%) Talend
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Cognos
5 3 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.56%) Teradata
6 2 (3.70%) Vertica
6 2 (3.70%) Informatica
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) Dundas
7 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Netezza
7 1 (1.85%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
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