The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 238 215 205
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 13 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
OLAP
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1833 1956 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.65% 32.15% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1668 1490
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OLAP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OLAP Salary Trend in the South West

OLAP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OLAP Salary Histogram in the South West

OLAP
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 OLAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £72,500 - 1
Wiltshire 0 3 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Bristol -22 3 £60,000 +25.00% 1
Dorset +3 2 - -
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 29 (80.56%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) Oracle
4 17 (47.22%) ETL
5 15 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (38.89%) Informatica
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (36.11%) UNIX
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (25.00%) MDX
9 9 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Validation
11 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.89%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (13.89%) C#
12 5 (13.89%) .NET

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
6 5 (13.89%) OLTP
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data
9 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.78%) DataStage
10 1 (2.78%) DB2
10 1 (2.78%) QlikView
10 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Informatica Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) MDX
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.33%) CMDB
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (47.22%) ETL
3 15 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (19.44%) Validation
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.89%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) Data Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) Informatica
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Cognos
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Tableau
6 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.78%) Teradata
7 1 (2.78%) Netezza
7 1 (2.78%) DataFlux
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
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