The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 59 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.80% 1.11% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 2.25% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £75,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -4.11%
OLAP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
272 311 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.45% 49.44% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 245 267 222
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OLAP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (65.91%) MicroStrategy
4 26 (59.09%) Data Modelling
5 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
7 13 (29.55%) ETL
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
9 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.91%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.64%) MS Office
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) Office 365
12 5 (11.36%) S-PLUS
13 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.09%) Big Data
13 4 (9.09%) Degree
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
13 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (6.82%) MDX
14 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (4.55%) Project Management
15 2 (4.55%) Cognos

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (15.91%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (9.09%) Big Data
6 4 (9.09%) Data Mart
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) Microstrategy Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Business Developer
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Lead Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (59.09%) Data Modelling
3 13 (29.55%) ETL
4 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos