The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank - 85 88
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.48% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Business Objects
Hampshire

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
404 416 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.81% 50.55% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 348 408 414
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Southampton

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (100.00%) ETL
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Cognos
3 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (85.71%) Degree
3 12 (85.71%) QlikView
3 12 (85.71%) Pentaho
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (71.43%) Data Management
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) LAMP
4 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
6 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) vSphere
6 6 (42.86%) Kindle
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 8

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) ResourceLink
1 2 (14.29%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) QlikView
2 12 (85.71%) Pentaho
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) Kindle
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ETL
2 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) Data Management
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) R
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Cognos
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Northgate
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) SAP