The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 24 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.69% - 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% - 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £48,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
Business Objects
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 52.85% 40.95% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 26
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Stirling

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) QlikView
3 9 (69.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) VB
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) VBA
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Tableau
4 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) Informatica
7 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) QlikView
2 9 (69.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Business Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Business Objects Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) VBA
2 9 (69.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica