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 West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 176 133 133
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 66 93 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 1.75% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 4.02% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 54 79 90
Average salary £34,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,110 £31,600 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -9.47%
Business Objects
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2600 2316 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.50% 43.69% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 1953 2139
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Objects
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in the South West

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in the South West

Business Objects
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Wiltshire +2 26 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bristol 0 18 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire -16 11 £34,500 -13.75% 13
Somerset +6 6 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Devon -11 1 £19,500 -64.54% 2
Dorset -31 1 £45,000 +97.80%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (55.81%) SQL
2 59 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (41.86%) SQL Server
3 54 (41.86%) Finance
4 50 (38.76%) Oracle
5 35 (27.13%) SAP
5 35 (27.13%) BusinessObjects
6 34 (26.36%) VBA
7 33 (25.58%) ITIL
8 32 (24.81%) HTML
9 30 (23.26%) UNIX
10 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
11 28 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (20.93%) Banking
12 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
12 27 (20.93%) Java
13 26 (20.16%) J2EE
13 26 (20.16%) JSP
14 24 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
15 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
16 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
16 22 (17.05%) Subversion
16 22 (17.05%) Maven
16 22 (17.05%) WebLogic
16 22 (17.05%) PHP
16 22 (17.05%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (17.05%) Linux
16 22 (17.05%) Jenkins

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (17.05%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.85%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.30%) SAS
4 10 (7.75%) Joomla!
4 10 (7.75%) JBoss
5 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.33%) Confluence
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.63%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) SPSS
4 2 (1.55%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (1.55%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Summit
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Agresso
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Office 365
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) NAS
1 4 (3.10%) Multicast
1 4 (3.10%) SSL
1 4 (3.10%) DNS
1 4 (3.10%) DHCP
1 4 (3.10%) HTTP
1 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.10%) SAN
1 4 (3.10%) Firewall
1 4 (3.10%) VLAN
2 3 (2.33%) Intranet
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 35 (27.13%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (21.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (14.73%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (13.95%) SAP BW
7 17 (13.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (10.85%) SAP BI
9 12 (9.30%) BusinessObjects XI
9 12 (9.30%) Data Mining
10 7 (5.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (3.88%) MS Access
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.88%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.55%) WhereScape RED
14 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Subversion
1 22 (17.05%) Maven
1 22 (17.05%) Oracle Forms
1 22 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 3 (2.33%) Toad
2 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 54 (41.86%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Banking
3 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.30%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.10%) Private Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Retail
6 3 (2.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (51.94%) Analyst
2 27 (20.93%) Data Analyst
2 27 (20.93%) Applications Support
3 22 (17.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 21 (16.28%) Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Business Analyst
6 16 (12.40%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) SAP Business Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) SAP BW Business Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (6.20%) MI Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Business Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.88%) MI Developer
13 4 (3.10%) Technical Support
13 4 (3.10%) Windows Server Engineer
13 4 (3.10%) Server Engineer
13 4 (3.10%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.81%) HTML
2 26 (20.16%) J2EE
2 26 (20.16%) JSP
3 15 (11.63%) XML
4 10 (7.75%) Ajax
4 10 (7.75%) .NET
5 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.33%) HTML5
7 2 (1.55%) Flash
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.78%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.78%) WinForms
8 1 (0.78%) Spring
8 1 (0.78%) jQuery
8 1 (0.78%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) Clustering
2 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.55%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) UNIX
2 22 (17.05%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.74%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (25.58%) ITIL
3 14 (10.85%) ETL
3 14 (10.85%) Data Analysis
4 13 (10.08%) Data Management
5 12 (9.30%) Validation
5 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 12 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.20%) Data Validation
7 8 (6.20%) Project Management
7 8 (6.20%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (5.43%) Analytics
8 7 (5.43%) CRM
8 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.65%) Information Management
9 6 (4.65%) Web Development
9 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.81%) SQL
2 34 (26.36%) VBA
3 27 (20.93%) Java
4 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
4 22 (17.05%) PHP
5 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 11 (8.53%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.75%) Delphi
8 10 (7.75%) Pascal
9 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.33%) C#
12 2 (1.55%) C++
12 2 (1.55%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.78%) ABAP
13 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) VCP4
3 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ACCA
4 1 (0.78%) CIMA
4 1 (0.78%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.33%) Basel II
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.10%) NFS
2 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (3.10%) Hyperic
1 4 (3.10%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.10%) Netcool
1 4 (3.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) Oracle
2 35 (27.13%) SAP
3 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.40%) IBM
5 8 (6.20%) Sagent
6 6 (4.65%) Teradata
7 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.10%) Dell
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.10%) McAfee
7 4 (3.10%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) BancTec
8 3 (2.33%) Adobe
8 3 (2.33%) Compuware
9 2 (1.55%) Siebel
10 1 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.78%) Netezza
10 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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