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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 232 222 195
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 15 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.59% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £37,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
1873 2031 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.05% 33.12% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1743 1532
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 0 7 £72,500 +93.33% 1
Bristol -16 4 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Dorset +4 2 - -
Wiltshire -6 2 £34,250 -14.37%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 44 (89.80%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
3 33 (67.35%) ETL
4 30 (61.22%) Data Modelling
5 29 (59.18%) Oracle
6 28 (57.14%) Informatica
7 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 27 (55.10%) Shell Script
7 27 (55.10%) UNIX
7 27 (55.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 27 (55.10%) Oracle9i Database
7 27 (55.10%) Oracle Database
8 19 (38.78%) SQL
9 15 (30.61%) Finance
10 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (26.53%) Oracle OLAP
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (24.49%) Analytics
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (16.33%) MDX
14 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (16.33%) ERP
15 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
16 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
16 6 (12.24%) MS Excel

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (8.16%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.04%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (55.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 27 (55.10%) Oracle9i Database
2 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 27 (55.10%) Oracle Database
3 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle OLAP
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (18.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (10.20%) OLTP
10 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.08%) PowerCenter
11 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (4.08%) QlikView
11 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Informatica Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) ETL Developer
5 4 (8.16%) OBIEE Developer
6 3 (6.12%) OBIEE Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) MDX
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
3 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (67.35%) ETL
3 30 (61.22%) Data Modelling
4 12 (24.49%) Analytics
5 8 (16.33%) ERP
6 6 (12.24%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.20%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Data Validation
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Shell Script
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle
2 28 (57.14%) Informatica
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) Cognos
5 3 (6.12%) Tableau
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata
7 1 (2.04%) Netezza
7 1 (2.04%) DataFlux
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