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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 275 230 212
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1090 1272 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.22% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 2.56% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1014 1215
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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
49752 49605 52244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.78% 47.57% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 39386 43651
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -54 925 £47,500 -5.00% 214
London -18 449 £57,500 -2.12% 77
South East -54 170 £47,500 -9.52% 30
City of London -19 96 £57,500 +4.54% 27
Yorkshire -37 74 £35,000 -14.11% 17
Scotland +28 72 £44,000 +25.71% 3
West Midlands -2 59 £41,000 +26.15% 15
Berkshire -12 57 £49,000 -10.90% 4
Hampshire -9 52 £55,250 +57.85% 9
West Yorkshire -40 51 £35,000 -22.22% 10
South West -51 50 £37,500 -3.22% 34
North West -56 47 £37,500 -11.76% 19
Leeds -1 39 £35,000 -12.50% 7
East of England -65 38 £37,500 -0.23% 12
Wiltshire -4 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester -31 28 £37,500 -21.05% 15
East Midlands +31 27 £37,500 +29.31% 9
Glasgow +17 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Edinburgh +6 25 £44,000 +3.52%
Birmingham -16 21 £51,000 +70.00% 8
Reading -9 20 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Southampton +12 18 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 15 £45,000 +4.65% 5
Staffordshire +13 14 £40,000 +33.33%
Slough -2 14 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £52,125 +15.83% 1
North Yorkshire +26 13 £40,000 +50.94% 3
West Sussex +10 13 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey -40 13 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Bristol 0 12 £34,750 -7.33% 17

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1404 (58.23%) Business Intelligence
2 1095 (45.42%) SQL
3 913 (37.87%) BusinessObjects
4 882 (36.58%) SAP
5 776 (32.19%) SQL Server
6 775 (32.14%) Finance
7 755 (31.31%) Data Warehouse
8 745 (30.90%) Oracle
9 664 (27.54%) ETL
10 476 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
11 463 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 450 (18.66%) Analytics
13 413 (17.13%) MS Excel
14 396 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 395 (16.38%) Microsoft
16 358 (14.85%) QlikView
17 322 (13.36%) Degree
18 308 (12.77%) SAP BW
19 307 (12.73%) Cognos
20 297 (12.32%) Data Modelling
21 283 (11.74%) Crystal Reports
22 269 (11.16%) SAS
23 257 (10.66%) Banking
24 244 (10.12%) SAP BI
25 242 (10.04%) CRM
26 230 (9.54%) UNIX
27 228 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
28 227 (9.42%) Tableau
29 222 (9.21%) Relational Database
30 221 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 269 (11.16%) SAS
2 119 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 42 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 42 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 41 (1.70%) NetWeaver
5 34 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.08%) IIS
7 25 (1.04%) CMS
8 23 (0.95%) JBoss
9 22 (0.91%) Apache
10 20 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.62%) Joomla!
12 14 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.25%) Drupal
14 6 (0.25%) SAP EP
15 5 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
16 4 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 413 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 138 (5.72%) MS Office
3 94 (3.90%) SPSS
4 47 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.33%) MS Project
9 6 (0.25%) FastStats
9 6 (0.25%) Stata
10 5 (0.21%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.083%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 135 (5.60%) SAP BPC
2 43 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (1.70%) SAP ERP
4 40 (1.66%) SAP FI
5 27 (1.12%) SAP CRM
6 22 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
7 19 (0.79%) SAP HR
7 19 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.79%) SAP HCM
8 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
9 15 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.58%) SAP APO
10 14 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
11 13 (0.54%) SAP CO
11 13 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
12 12 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
12 12 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.24%) SaaS
2 13 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.74%) Internet
2 17 (0.71%) SAN
3 16 (0.66%) NAS
4 14 (0.58%) DNS
5 13 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.54%) Intranet
6 12 (0.50%) Broadband
7 11 (0.46%) WAN
8 10 (0.41%) SSL
8 10 (0.41%) LAN
9 9 (0.37%) HTTP
10 7 (0.29%) DHCP
10 7 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.25%) AMQP
11 6 (0.25%) WAAS
11 6 (0.25%) Wireless
11 6 (0.25%) LDAP
12 5 (0.21%) Firewall
13 4 (0.17%) VLAN
13 4 (0.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 913 (37.87%) BusinessObjects
2 776 (32.19%) SQL Server
3 755 (31.31%) Data Warehouse
4 463 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 396 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 358 (14.85%) QlikView
7 308 (12.77%) SAP BW
8 283 (11.74%) Crystal Reports
9 244 (10.12%) SAP BI
10 222 (9.21%) Relational Database
11 221 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 204 (8.46%) BusinessObjects XI
13 178 (7.38%) SAP HANA
14 164 (6.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 155 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 145 (6.01%) OLAP
17 132 (5.47%) Oracle Database
18 128 (5.31%) Oracle Reports
19 125 (5.18%) Big Data
20 115 (4.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (2.07%) LSMW
2 49 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
3 41 (1.70%) Subversion
4 40 (1.66%) Toad
5 36 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.37%) Maven
7 32 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 22 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
10 20 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
12 12 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.46%) Hudson
14 10 (0.41%) ERwin
14 10 (0.41%) TestDirector
15 9 (0.37%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.37%) Selenium
16 8 (0.33%) JIRA
16 8 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 6 (0.25%) Axure RP
General
1 775 (32.14%) Finance
2 257 (10.66%) Banking
3 171 (7.09%) Marketing
4 144 (5.97%) Retail
5 96 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 54 (2.24%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.49%) Games
10 28 (1.16%) Front Office
11 27 (1.12%) Advertising
12 25 (1.04%) Law
13 23 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.91%) Legal
15 21 (0.87%) French Language
16 20 (0.83%) Billing
16 20 (0.83%) Back Office
17 17 (0.71%) Publishing
18 15 (0.62%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 746 (30.94%) Analyst
2 568 (23.56%) Developer
3 512 (21.24%) Consultant
4 264 (10.95%) Business Analyst
5 247 (10.24%) SAP Consultant
6 198 (8.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 189 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 160 (6.64%) Architect
9 158 (6.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 148 (6.14%) Business Developer
11 144 (5.97%) Data Analyst
12 131 (5.43%) Business Objects Developer
13 119 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
14 100 (4.15%) Applications Support
15 89 (3.69%) Support Analyst
16 80 (3.32%) Business Consultant
17 79 (3.28%) MI Analyst
18 70 (2.90%) SAP Analyst
19 67 (2.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
20 65 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (6.30%) .NET
2 133 (5.52%) HTML
3 109 (4.52%) XML
4 64 (2.65%) Web Services
5 60 (2.49%) J2EE
6 59 (2.45%) SAP XI
7 47 (1.95%) CSS
8 45 (1.87%) JSP
9 38 (1.58%) SAP Basis
10 37 (1.53%) ASP.NET
11 31 (1.29%) EDI
12 26 (1.08%) SAP PI
13 25 (1.04%) HTML5
14 22 (0.91%) jQuery
15 21 (0.87%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.79%) SOAP
16 19 (0.79%) Ajax
17 18 (0.75%) Spring
18 15 (0.62%) Middleware
19 13 (0.54%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 476 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 137 (5.68%) Visualisation
4 100 (4.15%) Data Integration
5 94 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 60 (2.49%) Mathematics
6 60 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (2.20%) Statistics
8 41 (1.70%) Mainframe
9 40 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.41%) Data Conversion
11 28 (1.16%) User Experience
12 27 (1.12%) Tandem
13 24 (1.00%) Clustering
14 23 (0.95%) FMCG
15 21 (0.87%) Data Extraction
16 19 (0.79%) AS400
16 19 (0.79%) Derivative
17 18 (0.75%) Reference Data
18 15 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 230 (9.54%) UNIX
2 183 (7.59%) Windows
3 132 (5.47%) Linux
4 26 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.41%) Android
6 10 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 10 (0.41%) HPUX
7 9 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.12%) AIX
10 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.083%) MVS
10 2 (0.083%) Solaris
11 1 (0.041%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1404 (58.23%) Business Intelligence
2 664 (27.54%) ETL
3 450 (18.66%) Analytics
4 297 (12.32%) Data Modelling
5 242 (10.04%) CRM
6 228 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (8.21%) Data Management
8 196 (8.13%) Project Management
9 187 (7.76%) Data Analysis
10 164 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 152 (6.30%) Migration
12 150 (6.22%) Business Analysis
13 144 (5.97%) ITIL
14 140 (5.81%) ERP
15 120 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
16 118 (4.89%) Kimball Methodology
17 109 (4.52%) Data Migration
18 95 (3.94%) Information Management
19 85 (3.53%) SAP Implementation
20 84 (3.48%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1095 (45.42%) SQL
2 213 (8.83%) T-SQL
3 189 (7.84%) Java
4 186 (7.71%) ABAP
5 156 (6.47%) PL/SQL
6 145 (6.01%) VBA
7 107 (4.44%) C#
8 102 (4.23%) VB
9 95 (3.94%) JavaScript
10 88 (3.65%) R
11 64 (2.65%) PHP
12 57 (2.36%) C
13 55 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 48 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 44 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.20%) C++
17 23 (0.95%) Perl
18 18 (0.75%) Delphi
18 18 (0.75%) Python
19 16 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 322 (13.36%) Degree
2 103 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.82%) ISEB
5 38 (1.58%) SAP Certification
6 23 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.54%) MCITP
9 10 (0.41%) CIMA
9 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.37%) MCP
10 9 (0.37%) MCSD
10 9 (0.37%) MCSE
10 9 (0.37%) ACCA
11 8 (0.33%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.21%) PhD
12 5 (0.21%) PMP
12 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.06%) QA
2 54 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 48 (1.99%) SLA
4 35 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.54%) Basel II
6 11 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.25%) Basel III
10 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.17%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.17%) COREP
10 4 (0.17%) FINREP
11 1 (0.041%) GAAP
11 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.50%) vCloud
4 10 (0.41%) HDFS
5 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.17%) NFS
6 2 (0.083%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.083%) vSphere
6 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.041%) RACF
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (0.62%) Control-M
1 15 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.21%) Netcool
4 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.17%) WSUS
4 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.041%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.041%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 882 (36.58%) SAP
2 745 (30.90%) Oracle
3 395 (16.38%) Microsoft
4 307 (12.73%) Cognos
5 227 (9.42%) Tableau
6 213 (8.83%) Informatica
7 111 (4.60%) MicroStrategy
8 98 (4.06%) Teradata
9 95 (3.94%) IBM
10 74 (3.07%) Hyperion
11 67 (2.78%) Sybase
12 57 (2.36%) Ab Initio
13 48 (1.99%) Netezza
14 42 (1.74%) HP
15 33 (1.37%) Google
15 33 (1.37%) Siebel
16 28 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
17 26 (1.08%) Adobe
18 25 (1.04%) JD Edwards
19 22 (0.91%) Vermilion
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