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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 232 193 162
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 24 43 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.60% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 1.66% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 80
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2679 2596 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.07% 36.48% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2314 2490
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -27 17 £47,500 - 7
Lancashire -1 3 £28,750 -17.85%
Merseyside +6 2 £53,750 -36.76% 2
Cheshire -18 1 £30,000 -20.00%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 52 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (83.93%) SQL
3 46 (82.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (82.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
5 31 (55.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (51.79%) ETL
7 28 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
9 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
10 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (30.36%) Degree
12 15 (26.79%) MDX
12 15 (26.79%) Finance
13 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (19.64%) Statistics
14 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
15 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
15 10 (17.86%) C#
15 10 (17.86%) Analytics
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (16.07%) Kimball Methodology
16 9 (16.07%) Data Architecture
17 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
18 7 (12.50%) Data Mining
18 7 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
18 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) Lync
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (82.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 46 (82.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
3 31 (55.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (12.50%) Data Mining
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
10 4 (7.14%) QlikView
10 4 (7.14%) Big Data
10 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
11 3 (5.36%) OLTP
11 3 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Business Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Report Writer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.57%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.57%) QlikView Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) MDX
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Statistics
1 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Data Extraction
3 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.36%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.57%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (51.79%) ETL
3 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) Analytics
4 9 (16.07%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (16.07%) Data Architecture
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) B2B
9 2 (3.57%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) Information Management
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) XenApp
1 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Tableau
3 5 (8.93%) Dundas
4 4 (7.14%) Teradata
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) Netezza
5 2 (3.57%) SmartFocus
6 1 (1.79%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
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