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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 108 152 73
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -79
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 54 28 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 0.74% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 1.76% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 69
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,325 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -5.11%
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
1307 1588 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 41.98% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1064 1059
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +27 38 £38,600 -9.17% 3
Edinburgh +16 17 £44,000 +60.00% 4
Dundee - 1 - -
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 98 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 73 (57.94%) SQL
3 57 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (43.65%) Finance
5 53 (42.06%) Data Modelling
5 53 (42.06%) BusinessObjects
5 53 (42.06%) SAP
6 51 (40.48%) ETL
7 46 (36.51%) SAS
8 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (26.19%) Waterfall
9 33 (26.19%) Software Delivery
10 32 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (24.60%) SAP BW
11 31 (24.60%) SAP BI
11 31 (24.60%) Oracle
12 29 (23.02%) Degree
13 26 (20.63%) Relational Database
14 25 (19.84%) Analytics
14 25 (19.84%) Cognos
15 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 24 (19.05%) Banking
16 23 (18.25%) Oracle BI EE
17 21 (16.67%) Data Analysis
17 21 (16.67%) Project Management
17 21 (16.67%) ABAP
17 21 (16.67%) SLA
18 20 (15.87%) NetWeaver
18 20 (15.87%) Data Management
18 20 (15.87%) Integration Testing

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 46 (36.51%) SAS
2 20 (15.87%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.79%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Maximo
1 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (42.06%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (24.60%) SAP BW
3 31 (24.60%) SAP BI
4 26 (20.63%) Relational Database
5 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (12.70%) Big Data
7 16 (12.70%) RDBMS
8 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 13 (10.32%) QlikView
10 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (6.35%) DataStage
13 6 (4.76%) MS Access
13 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (3.97%) Data Mining
15 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (3.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Maven
1 4 (3.17%) Selenium
2 2 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.79%) LSMW
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (43.65%) Finance
2 24 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) International Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Analyst
2 40 (31.75%) Consultant
3 32 (25.40%) SAP Consultant
4 29 (23.02%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 27 (21.43%) Business Consultant
6 26 (20.63%) SAP BI Consultant
7 24 (19.05%) SAP Business Consultant
8 21 (16.67%) Business Analyst
8 21 (16.67%) Developer
9 17 (13.49%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (7.14%) Designer
12 6 (4.76%) Test Manager
13 5 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) Senior Designer
13 5 (3.97%) Big Data Developer
13 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 4 (3.17%) MI Analyst
14 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 4 (3.17%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) .NET
2 4 (3.17%) FpML
2 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
2 4 (3.17%) Spring
2 4 (3.17%) Apache Flex
2 4 (3.17%) JMS
3 3 (2.38%) Web Services
4 2 (1.59%) XML
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.59%) DataPower
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Statistics
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Physics
6 1 (0.79%) Psychology
6 1 (0.79%) Economics
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) UNIX
2 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (42.06%) Data Modelling
3 51 (40.48%) ETL
4 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (26.19%) Waterfall
5 33 (26.19%) Software Delivery
6 25 (19.84%) Analytics
7 21 (16.67%) Project Management
7 21 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 20 (15.87%) Data Management
8 20 (15.87%) Integration Testing
9 18 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (13.49%) Data Mapping
10 17 (13.49%) Time Management
10 17 (13.49%) Metadata Management
10 17 (13.49%) Logical Data Model
11 16 (12.70%) Master Data Management
11 16 (12.70%) Quality Management
12 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.94%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) ABAP
3 12 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.73%) Java
5 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) VB
8 4 (3.17%) VBA
8 4 (3.17%) XQuery
9 2 (1.59%) Python
9 2 (1.59%) Groovy
9 2 (1.59%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (23.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) HNC
4 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Basel II
2 2 (1.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) MOM
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) SAP
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 25 (19.84%) Cognos
4 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.49%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (3.97%) Informatica
7 4 (3.17%) Sybase
8 3 (2.38%) Tableau
8 3 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.59%) Talend
9 2 (1.59%) Teradata
9 2 (1.59%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.79%) Hyland
10 1 (0.79%) Netezza
10 1 (0.79%) Twitter
10 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
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