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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 256 262 194
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -68
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1238 1303 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.09% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 2.32% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1010 1357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%

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
52036 56135 54562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.75% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41684 44973 44458
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 £71,225 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 1100 £47,500 - 143
London -22 492 £57,500 +9.52% 67
South East -25 167 £50,000 +8.69% 17
Yorkshire +52 125 £37,500 -3.84% 10
South West +36 119 £35,000 -22.22% 23
City of London -25 112 £57,500 +9.52% 17
West Yorkshire +51 83 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -8 79 £47,500 +7.95% 11
Scotland +40 65 £43,500 -4.39% 2
Leeds +46 63 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Gloucestershire +32 53 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North West -2 48 £36,000 +7.46% 10
Surrey +11 43 £45,000 -33.08% 5
East of England +1 43 £36,000 +7.46%
Gloucester - 39 £39,250 - 6
East Midlands +41 36 £43,401 +24.00% 4
Hampshire +10 35 £92,500 +129.38% 5
Edinburgh +32 34 £44,000 +46.66% 2
Birmingham +6 34 £52,500 +59.09% 4
Bristol +19 32 £32,500 -39.53% 11
North Yorkshire +39 29 £38,000 +43.39% 2
Berkshire -27 28 £55,000 +15.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 27 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wiltshire +9 25 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Milton Keynes -8 23 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Glasgow +20 21 £42,500 +6.25%
Leicestershire +37 20 £35,200 +28.00%
Manchester -13 20 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Hertfordshire -28 19 £37,500 +10.29%
Warwickshire -1 18 £45,000 - 3

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1500 (64.21%) Business Intelligence
2 1083 (46.36%) SQL
3 950 (40.67%) BusinessObjects
4 908 (38.87%) SAP
5 849 (36.34%) Data Warehouse
6 788 (33.73%) Finance
7 694 (29.71%) Oracle
8 659 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 655 (28.04%) ETL
10 475 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
11 454 (19.43%) Microsoft
12 430 (18.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 390 (16.70%) Analytics
14 381 (16.31%) QlikView
15 374 (16.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 374 (16.01%) MS Excel
16 366 (15.67%) SAP BW
17 353 (15.11%) Data Modelling
18 312 (13.36%) SAP BI
19 306 (13.10%) Degree
20 295 (12.63%) SAS
21 278 (11.90%) Tableau
22 270 (11.56%) Cognos
23 244 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 237 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
25 236 (10.10%) Crystal Reports
26 235 (10.06%) Banking
27 224 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
27 224 (9.59%) Project Management
28 207 (8.86%) UNIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 295 (12.63%) SAS
2 104 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.57%) NetWeaver
4 58 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 30 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 23 (0.98%) CICS
8 19 (0.81%) Joomla!
8 19 (0.81%) JBoss
8 19 (0.81%) MQSeries
8 19 (0.81%) CMS
9 18 (0.77%) Confluence
10 17 (0.73%) IIS
11 16 (0.68%) Apache
12 13 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.47%) SAP EP
14 9 (0.39%) SAP Portal
15 8 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 374 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 102 (4.37%) SPSS
3 96 (4.11%) MS Office
4 39 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (1.11%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.34%) MS Project
9 6 (0.26%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.13%) FastStats
11 2 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.086%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 111 (4.75%) SAP BPC
2 39 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 31 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (0.94%) SAP ERP
6 20 (0.86%) SAP HR
7 15 (0.64%) SAP CRM
7 15 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
8 14 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.47%) SAP HCM
10 10 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.39%) SAP CO
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.26%) SAP SD
13 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.26%) SAP SRM
13 6 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.21%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.11%) SaaS
2 22 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.086%) Office 365
8 2 (0.086%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.16%) Internet
2 15 (0.64%) SAN
2 15 (0.64%) NAS
2 15 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.60%) DNS
4 12 (0.51%) Intranet
5 10 (0.43%) SSL
6 9 (0.39%) DHCP
7 8 (0.34%) HTTP
7 8 (0.34%) Wireless
8 7 (0.30%) LAN
8 7 (0.30%) Firewall
9 6 (0.26%) WAN
10 4 (0.17%) PBX
10 4 (0.17%) TETRA
10 4 (0.17%) VLAN
10 4 (0.17%) Multicast
10 4 (0.17%) Extranet
11 2 (0.086%) Broadband
12 1 (0.043%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 950 (40.67%) BusinessObjects
2 849 (36.34%) Data Warehouse
3 659 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 430 (18.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 381 (16.31%) QlikView
6 374 (16.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 366 (15.67%) SAP BW
8 312 (13.36%) SAP BI
9 244 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 236 (10.10%) Crystal Reports
11 207 (8.86%) Relational Database
12 192 (8.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 191 (8.18%) SAP HANA
14 189 (8.09%) BusinessObjects XI
15 161 (6.89%) Oracle Database
16 145 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 144 (6.16%) Big Data
18 132 (5.65%) SAP Data Services
19 120 (5.14%) Oracle BI EE
20 118 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (2.05%) Toad
2 44 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 35 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
4 32 (1.37%) LSMW
4 32 (1.37%) Subversion
5 28 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.03%) Maven
7 15 (0.64%) JIRA
8 11 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (0.47%) TestDirector
9 8 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.26%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.21%) NWDS
12 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.17%) ERwin
12 4 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 788 (33.73%) Finance
2 235 (10.06%) Banking
3 163 (6.98%) Retail
4 145 (6.21%) Marketing
5 75 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 70 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 50 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 37 (1.58%) Games
9 33 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.20%) Advertising
11 22 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 22 (0.94%) Front Office
12 21 (0.90%) Publishing
13 18 (0.77%) Law
14 17 (0.73%) Billing
15 13 (0.56%) Back Office
16 12 (0.51%) Legal
16 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 660 (28.25%) Analyst
2 574 (24.57%) Developer
3 498 (21.32%) Consultant
4 269 (11.52%) SAP Consultant
5 251 (10.74%) Business Analyst
6 193 (8.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 183 (7.83%) Business Developer
8 174 (7.45%) Architect
9 173 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 168 (7.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 121 (5.18%) Business Objects Developer
12 94 (4.02%) Data Analyst
13 92 (3.94%) Business Consultant
14 86 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
15 82 (3.51%) MI Analyst
16 81 (3.47%) SAP BW Consultant
17 73 (3.13%) Applications Support
18 71 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
18 71 (3.04%) SQL Developer
19 69 (2.95%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (7.06%) .NET
2 120 (5.14%) HTML
3 79 (3.38%) XML
4 67 (2.87%) Web Services
5 59 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 56 (2.40%) J2EE
7 48 (2.05%) CSS
8 40 (1.71%) JSP
8 40 (1.71%) SAP XI
9 38 (1.63%) SAP Basis
10 37 (1.58%) SAP PI
11 30 (1.28%) HTML5
12 29 (1.24%) jQuery
13 27 (1.16%) Ajax
14 24 (1.03%) .NET Framework
15 22 (0.94%) ISPF
16 20 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
16 20 (0.86%) Middleware
16 20 (0.86%) JDBC
17 14 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 475 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 156 (6.68%) Visualisation
4 109 (4.67%) Data Integration
5 75 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 45 (1.93%) Mainframe
7 42 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 42 (1.80%) FMCG
8 39 (1.67%) Statistics
9 33 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.28%) User Experience
12 25 (1.07%) Credit Risk
13 20 (0.86%) Open Source
14 19 (0.81%) Social Media
14 19 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.77%) Tandem
16 17 (0.73%) Clustering
17 16 (0.68%) Data Conversion
18 14 (0.60%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 207 (8.86%) UNIX
2 174 (7.45%) Windows
3 121 (5.18%) Linux
4 30 (1.28%) AIX
5 24 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (0.98%) Solaris
7 22 (0.94%) MVS
8 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.43%) Android
10 9 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.043%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1500 (64.21%) Business Intelligence
2 655 (28.04%) ETL
3 390 (16.70%) Analytics
4 353 (15.11%) Data Modelling
5 237 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
6 224 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 224 (9.59%) Project Management
7 197 (8.43%) Business Analysis
8 193 (8.26%) Data Management
9 192 (8.22%) CRM
10 169 (7.23%) Data Analysis
11 132 (5.65%) ITIL
12 122 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
13 109 (4.67%) Migration
14 99 (4.24%) ERP
14 99 (4.24%) Mentoring
15 91 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 88 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
17 87 (3.72%) Data Migration
17 87 (3.72%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1083 (46.36%) SQL
2 206 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 191 (8.18%) Java
4 184 (7.88%) PL/SQL
5 179 (7.66%) ABAP
6 142 (6.08%) VBA
7 121 (5.18%) C#
8 87 (3.72%) JavaScript
9 85 (3.64%) VB
10 81 (3.47%) R
11 55 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 50 (2.14%) PHP
12 50 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 34 (1.46%) Perl
15 31 (1.33%) C
16 29 (1.24%) Python
17 22 (0.94%) JCL
18 17 (0.73%) Pascal
18 17 (0.73%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 306 (13.10%) Degree
2 79 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.35%) SAP Certification
4 53 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.93%) ISEB
6 30 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.68%) MCITP
9 13 (0.56%) MCP
10 12 (0.51%) MCDBA
11 11 (0.47%) MCSE
11 11 (0.47%) PMP
11 11 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.30%) MCSD
13 6 (0.26%) PhD
13 6 (0.26%) CCA
13 6 (0.26%) CISSP
13 6 (0.26%) ACCA
13 6 (0.26%) CISA
13 6 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.12%) QA
2 63 (2.70%) SLA
3 51 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.24%) Basel II
5 16 (0.68%) Basel III
5 16 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.60%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.086%) COBIT
10 2 (0.086%) COREP
10 2 (0.086%) FINREP
11 1 (0.043%) GAAP
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.47%) vCloud
4 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.17%) NFS
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (0.13%) HDFS
6 2 (0.086%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.043%) vSphere
7 1 (0.043%) RACF
7 1 (0.043%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.043%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 27 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.11%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.51%) Control-M
4 4 (0.17%) WSUS
4 4 (0.17%) Netcool
4 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.086%) SCCM
6 2 (0.086%) MOM
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.043%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 908 (38.87%) SAP
2 694 (29.71%) Oracle
3 454 (19.43%) Microsoft
4 278 (11.90%) Tableau
5 270 (11.56%) Cognos
6 161 (6.89%) Informatica
7 134 (5.74%) MicroStrategy
7 134 (5.74%) IBM
8 115 (4.92%) Teradata
9 57 (2.44%) Hyperion
10 55 (2.35%) Ab Initio
11 44 (1.88%) Talend
12 39 (1.67%) Sybase
13 35 (1.50%) Netezza
14 34 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (1.33%) HP
16 28 (1.20%) VMware
17 23 (0.98%) DataFlux
17 23 (0.98%) Google
18 22 (0.94%) Siebel
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
KDR
Salary: £4000 - £5500 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + 46days hols + exc pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60-90k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45000-70000 + excellent bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30218 - £33772 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago