The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 90 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £20,000 - £26,739
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Business Objects
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
589 513 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.84% 51.20% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 480 428 435
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Objects
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in South Wales

Business Objects
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Cardiff -1 2 £20,000 - 1
Business Objects
Wales

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (45.45%) Windows
8 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 4 (36.36%) CRM
8 4 (36.36%) MS Office
8 4 (36.36%) Migration
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
8 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
8 4 (36.36%) Degree
9 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
9 2 (18.18%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (18.18%) Cognos
9 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) QA
9 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (9.09%) Analytics
10 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
8 1 (9.09%) DB2
8 1 (9.09%) OLAP
8 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle