The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 106 82 110
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 50 85 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 2.60% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 5.94% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 66 36
Average salary £46,250 £45,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £58,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
Business Objects
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1237 1431 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.33% 43.75% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 809 930 1060
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Objects
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Glasgow -11 18 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Edinburgh -14 18 £50,000 - 6
Stirling -17 7 - -
Aberdeen +7 4 £57,500 +50.32%
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 62 (72.09%) SQL
2 59 (68.60%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (48.84%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (46.51%) ETL
5 30 (34.88%) Oracle
6 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
7 25 (29.07%) Finance
8 24 (27.91%) SAP
8 24 (27.91%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (27.91%) QlikView
9 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (22.09%) BusinessObjects XI
11 17 (19.77%) UNIX
11 17 (19.77%) RDBMS
11 17 (19.77%) Relational Database
12 16 (18.60%) Java
12 16 (18.60%) VBA
12 16 (18.60%) Banking
12 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (17.44%) Data Modelling
13 15 (17.44%) SAS
13 15 (17.44%) Informatica
13 15 (17.44%) Oracle Database
14 14 (16.28%) .NET
14 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
15 13 (15.12%) VB
15 13 (15.12%) Windows
16 12 (13.95%) VB.NET
16 12 (13.95%) Tableau

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (17.44%) SAS
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.81%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (4.65%) SAP HCM
3 4 (4.65%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.16%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
3 24 (27.91%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (27.91%) QlikView
4 19 (22.09%) BusinessObjects XI
5 17 (19.77%) RDBMS
5 17 (19.77%) Relational Database
6 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (17.44%) Oracle Database
8 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (12.79%) Data Mining
10 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (10.47%) SAP BI
12 8 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (5.81%) DataStage
14 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
15 4 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Selenium
1 8 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (9.30%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) LSMW
4 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.16%) MagicDraw
4 1 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Business Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Business Objects Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Analyst
4 16 (18.60%) Consultant
5 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Test Manager
6 8 (9.30%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) SAP BI Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) SAP HR Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) SOAP
2 1 (1.16%) XML
2 1 (1.16%) XSL
2 1 (1.16%) J2EE
2 1 (1.16%) JMS
2 1 (1.16%) Spring
2 1 (1.16%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.16%) FpML
2 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.16%) JSON
2 1 (1.16%) WCF
2 1 (1.16%) JGroups
2 1 (1.16%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.33%) DataPower
4 2 (2.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) DTV
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) UNIX
2 13 (15.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (68.60%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (46.51%) ETL
3 15 (17.44%) Data Modelling
4 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Web Development
8 5 (5.81%) Data Management
8 5 (5.81%) Project Management
8 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Analytics
9 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Information Management
9 4 (4.65%) Migration
9 4 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) VBA
2 16 (18.60%) Java
3 13 (15.12%) VB
3 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
4 12 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.98%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) ABAP
8 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) XQuery
9 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) QA
3 3 (3.49%) Basel II
3 3 (3.49%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Oracle
2 24 (27.91%) SAP
3 15 (17.44%) Informatica
4 12 (13.95%) Tableau
5 11 (12.79%) Cognos
6 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.14%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (5.81%) Teradata
9 4 (4.65%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.33%) Netezza
11 1 (1.16%) Sybase
11 1 (1.16%) Hyland
11 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.16%) Vertica
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Posted: Yesterday
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