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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 203 204 178
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 50 44 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.64% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 1.68% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 68
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,400 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
2549 2620 3060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.44% 38.09% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2279 2783
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 £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 November 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 27 November 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 +4 44 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Cheshire -17 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (76.32%) SQL
2 52 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (60.53%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (53.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (53.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (51.32%) SQL Server
6 38 (50.00%) Finance
7 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
8 33 (43.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (39.47%) T-SQL
10 29 (38.16%) ETL
11 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (30.26%) SAS
12 23 (30.26%) Big Data
13 21 (27.63%) Analytics
14 17 (22.37%) Tableau
14 17 (22.37%) Teradata
14 17 (22.37%) OLAP Cube
15 16 (21.05%) DataStage
16 13 (17.11%) Business Objects
17 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
18 11 (14.47%) Degree
18 11 (14.47%) Visualisation
18 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (14.47%) Data Mining
18 11 (14.47%) OLTP
19 10 (13.16%) Data Extraction
19 10 (13.16%) Data Architecture
19 10 (13.16%) Statistics
19 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (30.26%) SAS
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SAN
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (60.53%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (53.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (53.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (51.32%) SQL Server
4 33 (43.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (30.26%) Big Data
7 17 (22.37%) OLAP Cube
8 16 (21.05%) DataStage
9 11 (14.47%) Data Mining
9 11 (14.47%) OLTP
10 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
13 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
13 7 (9.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (6.58%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Consultant
2 20 (26.32%) Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Report Writer
4 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.58%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) MI Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) SAS BI Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Senior SAS Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) MDX
2 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Visualisation
2 10 (13.16%) Data Extraction
2 10 (13.16%) Statistics
2 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.95%) Open Source
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) UNIX
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (38.16%) ETL
3 21 (27.63%) Analytics
4 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.16%) Data Architecture
5 10 (13.16%) Coaching
6 6 (7.89%) Time Management
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.58%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.26%) Campaign Management
9 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.95%) Data Management
9 3 (3.95%) RUP
9 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 2 (2.63%) B2B
10 2 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) XenApp
1 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Teradata
2 17 (22.37%) Tableau
3 13 (17.11%) Business Objects
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle
5 8 (10.53%) Siebel
6 7 (9.21%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Cognos
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) SmartFocus
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