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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 265 225 231
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1217 1352 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.27% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 2.65% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1127 1270
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,838 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -20 1128 £45,000 -5.26% 178
London +3 524 £50,000 -9.09% 67
South East -45 191 £56,250 +18.42% 22
City of London +4 141 £54,500 -9.16% 27
North West -14 101 £42,500 -5.55% 20
Yorkshire -7 87 £39,000 -8.23% 14
West Midlands -29 74 £42,000 -16.00% 14
East of England -19 69 £36,000 -15.29% 11
Manchester +11 64 £38,000 -30.27% 14
West Yorkshire -23 57 £39,000 -8.23% 9
Surrey 0 48 £66,250 +32.50% 1
West Sussex +19 45 £58,000 +36.47% 1
Berkshire -24 45 £49,500 -3.41% 8
Birmingham -15 43 £42,750 -14.50% 9
Leeds -26 41 £39,000 -8.23% 7
South West -27 41 £38,250 +2.00% 19
Scotland -54 41 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Hertfordshire -5 33 £32,500 -36.89% 4
Hampshire -6 27 £26,000 -38.82% 10
Horsham - 26 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands -3 24 £42,500 +25.73% 5
Wiltshire +13 21 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -2 20 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Glasgow -21 20 £42,750 +22.14% 3
Farnborough +8 16 - - 4
Egham -6 15 - -
East Yorkshire +14 14 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Reading 0 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Cambridge -11 13 £52,000 +15.55% 5
Stirling - 13 £48,500 - 1

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1401 (56.40%) Business Intelligence
2 1274 (51.29%) SQL
3 927 (37.32%) SQL Server
4 863 (34.74%) Data Warehouse
5 819 (32.97%) Oracle
6 807 (32.49%) BusinessObjects
7 783 (31.52%) SAP
8 777 (31.28%) Finance
9 736 (29.63%) ETL
10 473 (19.04%) QlikView
11 458 (18.44%) Cognos
12 442 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
13 422 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 420 (16.91%) Microsoft
15 405 (16.30%) Analytics
16 403 (16.22%) MS Excel
17 398 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 334 (13.45%) Degree
19 319 (12.84%) Data Modelling
20 310 (12.48%) Crystal Reports
21 293 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
22 264 (10.63%) .NET
23 253 (10.19%) Informatica
24 252 (10.14%) Banking
25 247 (9.94%) CRM
25 247 (9.94%) Tableau
26 241 (9.70%) T-SQL
27 227 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 219 (8.82%) SAS
29 209 (8.41%) PL/SQL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 219 (8.82%) SAS
2 145 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.29%) NetWeaver
4 47 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (1.33%) Apache
6 31 (1.25%) IIS
7 27 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.60%) CMS
9 15 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.52%) Documentum
11 10 (0.40%) FileNet
11 10 (0.40%) Liferay
12 9 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
13 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.24%) SAP Portal
15 5 (0.20%) PowerExchange
16 4 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 403 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 148 (5.96%) MS Office
3 56 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (2.05%) SPSS
5 39 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.48%) FastStats
8 9 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.28%) MS Project
9 7 (0.28%) LaTeX
10 6 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 139 (5.60%) SAP BPC
2 44 (1.77%) SAP ERP
3 43 (1.73%) Cognos TM1
4 42 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (1.25%) SAP FI
7 25 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 24 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
8 24 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 23 (0.93%) SAP CRM
9 23 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
9 23 (0.93%) SAP CO
10 22 (0.89%) HFM
10 22 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
10 22 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
11 21 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
11 21 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
12 20 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
13 19 (0.76%) Cognos Planning
14 18 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.52%) SaaS
4 9 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.081%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.040%) Taleo
6 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.01%) Internet
2 18 (0.72%) Broadband
3 16 (0.64%) Intranet
4 14 (0.56%) 3G
5 12 (0.48%) LAN
5 12 (0.48%) WAN
6 11 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.44%) SAN
6 11 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.40%) FTP
7 10 (0.40%) LDAP
8 9 (0.36%) NAS
8 9 (0.36%) AMQP
8 9 (0.36%) WAAS
9 8 (0.32%) ATM
9 8 (0.32%) DNS
10 7 (0.28%) HTTP
11 6 (0.24%) SSL
11 6 (0.24%) Extranet
11 6 (0.24%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 927 (37.32%) SQL Server
2 863 (34.74%) Data Warehouse
3 807 (32.49%) BusinessObjects
4 473 (19.04%) QlikView
5 422 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 398 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 310 (12.48%) Crystal Reports
8 227 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 198 (7.97%) Relational Database
10 196 (7.89%) SAP BW
11 190 (7.65%) Oracle Database
12 188 (7.57%) BusinessObjects XI
13 173 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 168 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
15 155 (6.24%) SAP Data Services
16 142 (5.72%) SAP BI
17 137 (5.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 130 (5.23%) OLAP
19 126 (5.07%) Oracle BI EE
20 118 (4.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 64 (2.58%) Toad
2 58 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 35 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 33 (1.33%) LSMW
5 30 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 29 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (0.68%) Subversion
9 17 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (0.52%) Hudson
11 11 (0.44%) ERwin
12 10 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (0.40%) Selenium
13 9 (0.36%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.36%) Maven
14 8 (0.32%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.32%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.28%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.28%) ProC
General
1 777 (31.28%) Finance
2 252 (10.14%) Banking
3 202 (8.13%) Marketing
4 143 (5.76%) Retail
5 108 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 104 (4.19%) Telecoms
7 93 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 48 (1.93%) Advertising
9 47 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.53%) Publishing
11 34 (1.37%) Front Office
12 33 (1.33%) Games
13 32 (1.29%) French Language
14 24 (0.97%) Spanish Language
15 23 (0.93%) Legal
16 20 (0.81%) Billing
17 19 (0.76%) German Language
17 19 (0.76%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.68%) Back Office
19 15 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 751 (30.23%) Developer
2 697 (28.06%) Analyst
3 454 (18.28%) Consultant
4 217 (8.74%) Business Analyst
5 214 (8.62%) Business Developer
6 209 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 183 (7.37%) SAP Consultant
8 163 (6.56%) Architect
9 159 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 139 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 132 (5.31%) Data Analyst
12 130 (5.23%) Business Objects Developer
13 128 (5.15%) Business Consultant
14 125 (5.03%) SQL Developer
15 100 (4.03%) Applications Support
16 96 (3.86%) MI Analyst
17 93 (3.74%) Support Analyst
18 79 (3.18%) Senior Consultant
19 73 (2.94%) Business Objects Consultant
20 64 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (10.63%) .NET
2 145 (5.84%) XML
3 101 (4.07%) HTML
4 86 (3.46%) Web Services
5 71 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 54 (2.17%) SAP XI
7 39 (1.57%) MDX
8 35 (1.41%) Middleware
9 34 (1.37%) J2EE
10 33 (1.33%) CSS
11 27 (1.09%) EDI
12 20 (0.81%) JSP
13 18 (0.72%) jQuery
14 17 (0.68%) XSLT
15 16 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (0.60%) JSON
17 14 (0.56%) SAP PI
18 13 (0.52%) BAPI
19 12 (0.48%) SOAP
19 12 (0.48%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 442 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 123 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 116 (4.67%) Visualisation
5 86 (3.46%) Data Integration
6 58 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 34 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 33 (1.33%) Data Conversion
10 30 (1.21%) Statistics
11 28 (1.13%) Blog
12 26 (1.05%) Reference Data
13 24 (0.97%) Credit Risk
14 21 (0.85%) User Experience
15 18 (0.72%) Social Media
16 17 (0.68%) FMCG
17 16 (0.64%) Derivative
17 16 (0.64%) Clustering
18 15 (0.60%) PMI
18 15 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 188 (7.57%) UNIX
2 149 (6.00%) Windows
3 97 (3.90%) Linux
4 38 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.68%) Solaris
7 8 (0.32%) HPUX
8 7 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.040%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.040%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.040%) zOS
12 1 (0.040%) Android
12 1 (0.040%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1401 (56.40%) Business Intelligence
2 736 (29.63%) ETL
3 405 (16.30%) Analytics
4 319 (12.84%) Data Modelling
5 293 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
6 247 (9.94%) CRM
7 198 (7.97%) Data Management
8 188 (7.57%) Project Management
9 186 (7.49%) Data Analysis
10 183 (7.37%) Migration
11 176 (7.09%) ERP
12 133 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
13 124 (4.99%) Data Migration
14 123 (4.95%) ITIL
15 116 (4.67%) Information Management
16 110 (4.43%) Dimensional Modelling
17 109 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 107 (4.31%) Business Analysis
19 106 (4.27%) Kimball Methodology
20 98 (3.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1274 (51.29%) SQL
2 241 (9.70%) T-SQL
3 209 (8.41%) PL/SQL
4 203 (8.17%) Java
5 139 (5.60%) VB
6 126 (5.07%) C#
7 112 (4.51%) JavaScript
8 85 (3.42%) ABAP
9 67 (2.70%) VBA
10 63 (2.54%) C++
11 57 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 56 (2.25%) PHP
13 52 (2.09%) R
14 47 (1.89%) C
15 43 (1.73%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.13%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.89%) Perl
18 21 (0.85%) VB6
19 15 (0.60%) MATLAB
19 15 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 334 (13.45%) Degree
2 42 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.93%) ISEB
4 22 (0.89%) ACCA
4 22 (0.89%) CIMA
5 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.60%) MBA
6 15 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.40%) MCITP
10 9 (0.36%) MCDBA
11 7 (0.28%) MCAD
11 7 (0.28%) MCSD
12 6 (0.24%) SAS Certification
12 6 (0.24%) PMP
13 5 (0.20%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.20%) HND
14 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.36%) QA
2 57 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.41%) SLA
4 33 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.32%) Basel II
8 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.040%) GAAP
10 1 (0.040%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.36%) HDFS
4 8 (0.32%) vCloud
5 6 (0.24%) vSphere
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.040%) NFS
8 1 (0.040%) Xen
8 1 (0.040%) RACF
8 1 (0.040%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (0.40%) Control-M
2 9 (0.36%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.12%) Netcool
5 2 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.081%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.081%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.081%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.040%) WSUS
6 1 (0.040%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.040%) AppManager
6 1 (0.040%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.040%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.040%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.040%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.040%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 819 (32.97%) Oracle
2 783 (31.52%) SAP
3 458 (18.44%) Cognos
4 420 (16.91%) Microsoft
5 253 (10.19%) Informatica
6 247 (9.94%) Tableau
7 180 (7.25%) MicroStrategy
8 113 (4.55%) Teradata
9 110 (4.43%) Hyperion
10 98 (3.95%) IBM
11 91 (3.66%) Sybase
12 43 (1.73%) Ab Initio
13 38 (1.53%) HP
14 37 (1.49%) Google
15 33 (1.33%) Netezza
16 30 (1.21%) Talend
17 27 (1.09%) Northgate
17 27 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
18 26 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
18 26 (1.05%) Siebel
London
Roc Search
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Personnel IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €40000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum £ up-to £35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £32000 to £37000 per annum - + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Maximum £40,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 62k plus an excellent benfits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: competitive package
Posted: Yesterday