The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 33 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.79% 2.04% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 4.44% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Business Objects
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 44.05% 45.92% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 27
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Preston

Business Objects
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBA
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle