The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 132 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 8 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 13
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +5.88%
Business Objects
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1303 1216 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.92% 52.14% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 921 909 857
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Reading

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) Informatica
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) SAP
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
8 5 (18.52%) OLAP
8 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
9 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
9 4 (14.81%) QlikView
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.11%) Internet

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (18.52%) OLAP
4 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.81%) QlikView
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (7.41%) OLTP
7 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.70%) Informix
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Designer
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Business Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
1 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.93%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) ITSM
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
1 10 (37.04%) Informatica
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Primavera
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.70%) Tieto
4 1 (3.70%) SunGard
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com