The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 71 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.75% 0.12% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 0.37% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Average salary £45,000 £34,094 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.98% -28.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Business Objects
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
281 268 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.91% 33.17% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 248 251 408
Average salary £41,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.29% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Oxford region.

Business Objects Salary Trend in Oxford

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) DB2
6 8 (38.10%) Project Management
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) ETL
8 6 (28.57%) SAP
9 5 (23.81%) RAD
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) VBA
9 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) Xcelsius
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (23.81%) Information Management
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (19.05%) Informatica
10 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) SAP BW

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Business Objects 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 Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (38.10%) DB2
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Xcelsius
4 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (14.29%) SAP HANA
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Database Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) RAD
5 5 (23.81%) Information Management
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (9.52%) Business Development
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Informatica