The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 254 286 205
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -81
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1264 1202 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.02% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.18% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 973 914 1257
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £29,056
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Objects
Salary Trend

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in the UK

Business Objects
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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
England +16 1151 £47,500 - 150
London +1 562 £55,000 +10.00% 68
South East -3 180 £49,500 +10.00% 23
City of London 0 133 £52,500 +5.00% 26
West Midlands +31 102 £40,000 +5.96% 17
South West +47 93 £45,000 +4.04% 19
North West +35 90 £40,000 +9.58% 11
Yorkshire +8 72 £36,250 -2.02% 7
East Midlands +49 58 £44,200 +25.39% 2
Scotland +30 56 £43,000 -14.00% 8
Surrey -4 52 £42,000 -37.31% 4
Gloucestershire +31 46 £45,000 +33.33% 5
West Yorkshire -3 45 £32,000 -20.00% 5
Manchester +12 41 £43,000 +17.80% 8
Glasgow +37 39 £38,600 -9.17% 4
Hampshire +2 38 £39,000 -3.28% 8
Birmingham +10 33 £52,500 +31.25% 11
Gloucester +26 32 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 31 £57,000 +26.66% 2
Milton Keynes +15 29 £56,250 +15.38%
Leeds +9 28 £31,125 -11.07% 1
Wiltshire +5 24 £45,500 +3.40% 4
Leicestershire - 23 £56,750 - 1
Berkshire -24 22 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Cheshire +8 21 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Bristol -12 20 £40,000 -38.46% 7
East of England -22 20 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Edinburgh +17 19 £44,000 +60.00% 4
Merseyside +23 18 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Staffordshire +13 18 £39,250 +12.14%

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1645 (64.66%) Business Intelligence
2 1251 (49.17%) SQL
3 1020 (40.09%) BusinessObjects
4 967 (38.01%) SAP
5 959 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
6 857 (33.69%) Finance
7 777 (30.54%) Oracle
8 696 (27.36%) SQL Server
9 618 (24.29%) ETL
10 524 (20.60%) Microsoft
11 500 (19.65%) Analytical Skills
12 474 (18.63%) Analytics
13 417 (16.39%) QlikView
14 380 (14.94%) SAP BW
15 373 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 364 (14.31%) Data Modelling
17 362 (14.23%) MS Excel
18 358 (14.07%) SAS
19 352 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 350 (13.76%) Degree
21 344 (13.52%) Tableau
22 330 (12.97%) SAP BI
23 297 (11.67%) Cognos
24 294 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
25 275 (10.81%) Project Management
26 262 (10.30%) Banking
27 256 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
28 249 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 244 (9.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
30 231 (9.08%) SAP HANA

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 358 (14.07%) SAS
2 100 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 78 (3.07%) NetWeaver
4 51 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 36 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 34 (1.34%) CICS
7 32 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 23 (0.90%) Confluence
9 15 (0.59%) CMS
9 15 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.59%) IIS
10 13 (0.51%) JBoss
11 12 (0.47%) Apache
12 11 (0.43%) PowerExchange
13 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.35%) Joomla!
14 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.28%) SAP Portal
16 6 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 362 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 115 (4.52%) SPSS
3 102 (4.01%) MS Office
4 48 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (1.38%) PowerPivot
7 23 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.31%) MS Project
9 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.12%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.079%) FastStats
10 2 (0.079%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.039%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 115 (4.52%) SAP BPC
2 36 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (1.34%) SAP FI
4 22 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 15 (0.59%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (0.47%) Agresso
8 10 (0.39%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.39%) SAP SRM
9 8 (0.31%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.28%) SAP MDM
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.28%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.20%) Cordys
11 5 (0.20%) Line 500
11 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 13 (0.51%) SaaS
3 12 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.12%) Office 365
8 2 (0.079%) PaaS
8 2 (0.079%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.75%) Internet
2 12 (0.47%) DNS
2 12 (0.47%) LAN
3 11 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.43%) WAN
4 9 (0.35%) Intranet
5 8 (0.31%) DHCP
6 6 (0.24%) SAN
7 5 (0.20%) Firewall
7 5 (0.20%) NAS
8 4 (0.16%) TETRA
8 4 (0.16%) Wireless
8 4 (0.16%) SSL
9 3 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.12%) HTTP
9 3 (0.12%) PBX
10 2 (0.079%) Broadband
10 2 (0.079%) Extranet
10 2 (0.079%) WebEx
10 2 (0.079%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1020 (40.09%) BusinessObjects
2 959 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
3 696 (27.36%) SQL Server
4 417 (16.39%) QlikView
5 380 (14.94%) SAP BW
6 373 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 352 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 330 (12.97%) SAP BI
9 249 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 244 (9.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 231 (9.08%) SAP HANA
12 230 (9.04%) Crystal Reports
13 184 (7.23%) Big Data
14 181 (7.11%) Relational Database
15 166 (6.53%) Oracle Database
15 166 (6.53%) BusinessObjects XI
16 156 (6.13%) SAP Data Services
17 154 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
18 146 (5.74%) Oracle BI EE
19 127 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (2.20%) Toad
2 49 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
3 48 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.06%) LSMW
6 25 (0.98%) Subversion
7 19 (0.75%) Maven
8 17 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (0.55%) JIRA
9 14 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 10 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
10 10 (0.39%) ERwin
11 8 (0.31%) TestDirector
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.20%) NuGet
13 5 (0.20%) NWDS
14 4 (0.16%) Selenium
14 4 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 857 (33.69%) Finance
2 262 (10.30%) Banking
3 229 (9.00%) Retail
4 147 (5.78%) Marketing
5 69 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.85%) Advertising
8 42 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 39 (1.53%) Publishing
11 36 (1.42%) Games
12 34 (1.34%) Billing
13 19 (0.75%) Multimedia
14 18 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.59%) Local Government
17 14 (0.55%) Law
18 12 (0.47%) Legal
19 11 (0.43%) Front Office
20 9 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 695 (27.32%) Developer
2 685 (26.93%) Analyst
3 542 (21.31%) Consultant
4 287 (11.28%) SAP Consultant
5 258 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 232 (9.12%) Business Analyst
7 214 (8.41%) Business Developer
8 183 (7.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 149 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 147 (5.78%) Architect
11 142 (5.58%) Business Objects Developer
12 101 (3.97%) Business Consultant
12 101 (3.97%) MI Analyst
13 99 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
14 98 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
15 84 (3.30%) Senior Developer
15 84 (3.30%) SAP BI Consultant
16 79 (3.11%) SQL Developer
17 75 (2.95%) Data Analyst
18 73 (2.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (7.78%) .NET
2 118 (4.64%) HTML
3 76 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 76 (2.99%) Web Services
4 71 (2.79%) XML
4 71 (2.79%) CSS
5 41 (1.61%) J2EE
6 38 (1.49%) SAP Basis
7 33 (1.30%) ISPF
7 33 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 31 (1.22%) HTML5
9 30 (1.18%) JSP
9 30 (1.18%) SAP XI
10 29 (1.14%) jQuery
11 28 (1.10%) SAP PI
12 26 (1.02%) Ajax
13 25 (0.98%) Spring
14 21 (0.83%) XHTML
15 20 (0.79%) Middleware
15 20 (0.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 500 (19.65%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (8.69%) Management Information System
3 164 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 114 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 79 (3.11%) Data Integration
6 62 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 52 (2.04%) FMCG
8 50 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
9 44 (1.73%) User Experience
10 43 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 39 (1.53%) Mainframe
12 36 (1.42%) Statistics
13 34 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
14 33 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
15 28 (1.10%) Credit Risk
16 26 (1.02%) Market Risk
16 26 (1.02%) Data Centre
17 24 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.79%) GIS
19 18 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 190 (7.47%) UNIX
2 171 (6.72%) Windows
3 131 (5.15%) Linux
4 43 (1.69%) AIX
5 38 (1.49%) Solaris
6 33 (1.30%) MVS
7 27 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.39%) Android
12 6 (0.24%) HPUX
13 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.079%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.079%) CentOS
14 2 (0.079%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.079%) SUSE
15 1 (0.039%) OS/390
15 1 (0.039%) zOS
15 1 (0.039%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1645 (64.66%) Business Intelligence
2 618 (24.29%) ETL
3 474 (18.63%) Analytics
4 364 (14.31%) Data Modelling
5 294 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (10.81%) Project Management
7 256 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 220 (8.65%) Business Analysis
9 211 (8.29%) Data Management
10 206 (8.10%) Data Analysis
11 176 (6.92%) CRM
12 148 (5.82%) SDLC
13 138 (5.42%) ITIL
14 132 (5.19%) Migration
15 114 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
16 105 (4.13%) Information Management
16 105 (4.13%) Dimensional Modelling
17 101 (3.97%) Data Migration
18 100 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 100 (3.93%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1251 (49.17%) SQL
2 229 (9.00%) Java
3 203 (7.98%) T-SQL
4 193 (7.59%) PL/SQL
5 165 (6.49%) ABAP
6 139 (5.46%) C#
7 111 (4.36%) VBA
8 81 (3.18%) R
8 81 (3.18%) JavaScript
9 72 (2.83%) VB
10 51 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 48 (1.89%) Python
12 47 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 44 (1.73%) Perl
14 38 (1.49%) PHP
15 33 (1.30%) JCL
16 28 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.06%) C
18 18 (0.71%) COBOL
19 15 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 350 (13.76%) Degree
2 54 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.42%) SAP Certification
4 35 (1.38%) ISEB
5 32 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.55%) PMP
9 14 (0.55%) MCTS
9 14 (0.55%) MCITP
10 11 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.28%) CCA
12 6 (0.24%) CISSP
12 6 (0.24%) MCSE
12 6 (0.24%) CISA
12 6 (0.24%) CISM
12 6 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.15%) QA
2 73 (2.87%) SLA
3 69 (2.71%) Data Quality
4 30 (1.18%) Basel II
5 24 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.71%) Basel III
6 18 (0.71%) CRD IV
7 7 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.039%) P3O
9 1 (0.039%) COBIT
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.12%) vCloud
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.039%) GridGain
7 1 (0.039%) HDFS
7 1 (0.039%) XenApp
7 1 (0.039%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 30 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.71%) Control-M
4 4 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.12%) MOM
5 3 (0.12%) Nagios
5 3 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.12%) SCCM
6 2 (0.079%) SCOM
6 2 (0.079%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.039%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.039%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.039%) SCSM
7 1 (0.039%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 967 (38.01%) SAP
2 777 (30.54%) Oracle
3 524 (20.60%) Microsoft
4 344 (13.52%) Tableau
5 297 (11.67%) Cognos
6 187 (7.35%) MicroStrategy
7 182 (7.15%) Informatica
8 148 (5.82%) IBM
9 147 (5.78%) Teradata
10 69 (2.71%) Ab Initio
11 57 (2.24%) Netezza
12 52 (2.04%) Hyperion
13 49 (1.93%) Talend
14 37 (1.45%) Sybase
15 33 (1.30%) DataFlux
16 25 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.90%) HP
18 22 (0.86%) VMware
19 21 (0.83%) Google
20 19 (0.75%) Adobe
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