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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 87 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 8 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 0.18% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.39% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £29,000 £33,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,400 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
526 513 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.10% 46.55% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 477 455 309
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 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
Cardiff +3 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Caerphilly - 2 £29,000 -
Business Objects
Wales

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) ISEB
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (25.00%) MS Project
8 3 (25.00%) VBA
8 3 (25.00%) Delphi
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (25.00%) Validation

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
7 2 (16.67%) OLAP
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos