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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 221 203 171
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -32
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 14 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.22% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.65% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 47
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1948 1692 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.97% 33.42% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1488 1669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 2014.

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 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
Bristol +1 6 £48,000 +43.28%
Dorset -8 3 £37,500 -27.88%
Devon - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset -27 1 £70,000 +75.00%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (70.83%) ETL
3 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (25.00%) Cognos
9 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
10 5 (20.83%) Business Analytics
10 5 (20.83%) Analytics
11 4 (16.67%) Minitab
11 4 (16.67%) MDX
11 4 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (12.50%) MS Project
12 3 (12.50%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) MySQL
12 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) MS Access
6 3 (12.50%) OLTP
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.33%) PowerCenter
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
8 1 (4.17%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (70.83%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) V-Model
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Cognos
4 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
5 4 (16.67%) Minitab
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
7 2 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
8 1 (4.17%) Tableau