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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 258 259 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -60
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1172 1171 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.11% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 2.35% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 893 937 1212
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -14.00%

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
49648 49862 49795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.34% 47.20% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40419 39486 40892
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 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -28 981 £47,500 -5.00% 162
London +9 455 £60,000 +9.09% 59
South East -48 164 £51,250 -2.38% 16
City of London -12 109 £63,750 +15.90% 11
Yorkshire +26 100 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Scotland +43 85 £43,000 +22.85% 5
West Yorkshire +16 76 £35,000 -22.22% 14
West Midlands -8 70 £42,500 +13.33% 8
South West -43 69 £35,000 -12.50% 33
Leeds +23 56 £35,000 -14.11% 6
Hampshire +9 51 £67,500 +100.00% 2
Berkshire -15 48 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East of England -30 48 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -38 40 £34,000 +1.49% 11
Glasgow +31 33 £41,500 +7.79% 2
Edinburgh +18 33 £44,000 +35.38% 2
East Midlands +48 28 £33,500 +21.81% 4
Wiltshire -4 26 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Birmingham -6 26 £51,000 +56.92% 5
Southampton +3 25 £82,500 +57.14% 1
Surrey -28 25 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Manchester -34 24 £35,000 -15.15% 6
Bristol -1 19 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Staffordshire +11 18 £45,000 +50.00%
Leicestershire +34 17 £27,000 -1.81%
North Yorkshire +25 16 £42,500 +60.37% 5
Oxfordshire +20 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Warwickshire -3 16 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Hertfordshire -40 16 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire -1 14 £45,000 +4.65%

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1469 (61.23%) Business Intelligence
2 1121 (46.73%) SQL
3 932 (38.85%) BusinessObjects
4 899 (37.47%) SAP
5 803 (33.47%) Finance
6 792 (33.01%) Data Warehouse
7 728 (30.35%) Oracle
8 712 (29.68%) SQL Server
9 672 (28.01%) ETL
10 479 (19.97%) Analytical Skills
11 465 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 453 (18.88%) Analytics
13 423 (17.63%) Microsoft
14 415 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 413 (17.22%) MS Excel
16 388 (16.17%) QlikView
17 362 (15.09%) SAP BW
18 327 (13.63%) Data Modelling
18 327 (13.63%) Degree
19 291 (12.13%) Cognos
20 288 (12.01%) SAP BI
21 281 (11.71%) SAS
21 281 (11.71%) Crystal Reports
22 255 (10.63%) Tableau
23 241 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 233 (9.71%) Banking
25 232 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
26 231 (9.63%) UNIX
27 227 (9.46%) T-SQL
28 222 (9.25%) Relational Database

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 281 (11.71%) SAS
2 107 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 47 (1.96%) NetWeaver
5 43 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 36 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.13%) CMS
8 24 (1.00%) IIS
9 23 (0.96%) JBoss
10 22 (0.92%) Joomla!
11 19 (0.79%) Apache
12 14 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.33%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.33%) Confluence
15 8 (0.33%) CICS
16 7 (0.29%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 413 (17.22%) MS Excel
2 118 (4.92%) MS Office
3 102 (4.25%) SPSS
4 42 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.25%) FastStats
8 6 (0.25%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.21%) MS Project
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 131 (5.46%) SAP BPC
2 43 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 39 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (1.33%) SAP ERP
5 22 (0.92%) SAP HR
6 21 (0.88%) SAP CRM
7 18 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 18 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
8 16 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.50%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.42%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.42%) SAP HCM
11 10 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.42%) SaaS
2 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.17%) Office 365
5 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.50%) Internet
2 17 (0.71%) SAN
3 16 (0.67%) NAS
3 16 (0.67%) Intranet
4 14 (0.58%) DNS
4 14 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.46%) SSL
6 9 (0.38%) HTTP
7 7 (0.29%) Broadband
7 7 (0.29%) WAN
8 6 (0.25%) DHCP
8 6 (0.25%) LAN
8 6 (0.25%) Wireless
9 5 (0.21%) Firewall
10 4 (0.17%) VLAN
10 4 (0.17%) Extranet
10 4 (0.17%) PBX
10 4 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.17%) Multicast
11 3 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (38.85%) BusinessObjects
2 792 (33.01%) Data Warehouse
3 712 (29.68%) SQL Server
4 465 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 415 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 388 (16.17%) QlikView
7 362 (15.09%) SAP BW
8 288 (12.01%) SAP BI
9 281 (11.71%) Crystal Reports
10 241 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 222 (9.25%) Relational Database
12 205 (8.55%) BusinessObjects XI
13 190 (7.92%) SAP HANA
14 189 (7.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 159 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 147 (6.13%) Oracle Database
17 144 (6.00%) Big Data
18 142 (5.92%) OLAP
19 134 (5.59%) SAP Data Services
20 120 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 46 (1.92%) Subversion
3 38 (1.58%) Maven
3 38 (1.58%) Toad
4 37 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.42%) LSMW
6 32 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 26 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 19 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
10 16 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (0.50%) TestDirector
12 10 (0.42%) JIRA
12 10 (0.42%) ERwin
12 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (0.25%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
14 6 (0.25%) Hudson
15 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 803 (33.47%) Finance
2 233 (9.71%) Banking
3 162 (6.75%) Marketing
4 135 (5.63%) Retail
5 87 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 60 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 41 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.38%) Games
10 30 (1.25%) Advertising
11 26 (1.08%) Law
11 26 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.04%) Front Office
12 25 (1.04%) Legal
13 17 (0.71%) Publishing
13 17 (0.71%) Billing
14 16 (0.67%) French Language
15 14 (0.58%) Back Office
16 11 (0.46%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 746 (31.10%) Analyst
2 539 (22.47%) Developer
3 502 (20.93%) Consultant
4 278 (11.59%) Business Analyst
5 249 (10.38%) SAP Consultant
6 200 (8.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 197 (8.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 169 (7.04%) Architect
9 154 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 153 (6.38%) Business Developer
11 122 (5.09%) Data Analyst
12 120 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
13 108 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
14 105 (4.38%) Applications Support
15 90 (3.75%) Business Consultant
16 83 (3.46%) MI Analyst
17 73 (3.04%) SAP BI Consultant
17 73 (3.04%) SAP Analyst
18 72 (3.00%) Support Analyst
19 71 (2.96%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (6.21%) .NET
2 128 (5.34%) HTML
3 95 (3.96%) XML
4 68 (2.83%) J2EE
5 56 (2.33%) Web Services
6 46 (1.92%) JSP
7 45 (1.88%) ASP.NET
8 44 (1.83%) SAP XI
9 42 (1.75%) CSS
10 41 (1.71%) SAP Basis
11 31 (1.29%) HTML5
12 28 (1.17%) SAP PI
13 24 (1.00%) jQuery
14 23 (0.96%) Ajax
15 22 (0.92%) .NET Framework
16 21 (0.88%) Middleware
17 18 (0.75%) SOAP
18 16 (0.67%) Spring
18 16 (0.67%) JDBC
19 14 (0.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 479 (19.97%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 142 (5.92%) Visualisation
4 106 (4.42%) Data Integration
5 83 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 60 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 55 (2.29%) Statistics
8 44 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 38 (1.58%) Mainframe
10 34 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.17%) FMCG
12 26 (1.08%) User Experience
12 26 (1.08%) Clustering
13 25 (1.04%) Data Conversion
14 24 (1.00%) Tandem
15 20 (0.83%) Data Extraction
15 20 (0.83%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.79%) Social Media
17 17 (0.71%) AS400
18 16 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 231 (9.63%) UNIX
2 187 (7.79%) Windows
3 137 (5.71%) Linux
4 23 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (0.63%) AIX
7 12 (0.50%) Android
8 11 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.33%) MVS
9 8 (0.33%) Solaris
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) HPUX
12 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.042%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1469 (61.23%) Business Intelligence
2 672 (28.01%) ETL
3 453 (18.88%) Analytics
4 327 (13.63%) Data Modelling
5 232 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
6 219 (9.13%) CRM
7 218 (9.09%) Data Management
8 210 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 199 (8.30%) Business Analysis
9 199 (8.30%) Project Management
10 179 (7.46%) Data Analysis
11 160 (6.67%) ITIL
12 116 (4.84%) ERP
13 115 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
14 114 (4.75%) Migration
15 97 (4.04%) Kimball Methodology
16 92 (3.83%) Information Management
17 87 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 86 (3.58%) Mentoring
19 84 (3.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1121 (46.73%) SQL
2 227 (9.46%) T-SQL
3 192 (8.00%) Java
4 179 (7.46%) ABAP
5 178 (7.42%) PL/SQL
6 164 (6.84%) VBA
7 102 (4.25%) C#
8 95 (3.96%) VB
9 88 (3.67%) JavaScript
10 82 (3.42%) R
11 68 (2.83%) PHP
12 53 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 53 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 51 (2.13%) VB.NET
14 37 (1.54%) C
15 25 (1.04%) Perl
16 22 (0.92%) Python
17 20 (0.83%) Delphi
17 20 (0.83%) Pascal
18 16 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 327 (13.63%) Degree
2 97 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.71%) VCP4
4 64 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.17%) SAP Certification
6 40 (1.67%) ISEB
7 27 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.54%) MCITP
10 12 (0.50%) MCSE
10 12 (0.50%) MCP
11 11 (0.46%) MCDBA
12 7 (0.29%) MCSD
12 7 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.25%) CISSP
13 6 (0.25%) PMP
13 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.25%) PhD
13 6 (0.25%) CIMA
13 6 (0.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.54%) QA
2 57 (2.38%) SLA
3 47 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.88%) Basel II
6 12 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.46%) Basel III
7 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.17%) COREP
10 4 (0.17%) FINREP
11 2 (0.083%) COBIT
12 1 (0.042%) GAAP
12 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.50%) vCloud
4 5 (0.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.17%) NFS
5 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.083%) vSphere
7 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.042%) RACF
8 1 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.50%) Tivoli
2 12 (0.50%) Control-M
3 5 (0.21%) Netcool
4 4 (0.17%) WSUS
4 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.042%) MOM
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.042%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 899 (37.47%) SAP
2 728 (30.35%) Oracle
3 423 (17.63%) Microsoft
4 291 (12.13%) Cognos
5 255 (10.63%) Tableau
6 193 (8.05%) Informatica
7 121 (5.04%) MicroStrategy
8 111 (4.63%) IBM
9 106 (4.42%) Teradata
10 59 (2.46%) Ab Initio
11 58 (2.42%) Hyperion
12 51 (2.13%) Sybase
13 43 (1.79%) Netezza
14 39 (1.63%) HP
15 32 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (1.25%) Siebel
17 29 (1.21%) Google
18 27 (1.13%) VMware
19 26 (1.08%) Talend
19 26 (1.08%) Adobe
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
United Kingdom
HCL Axon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Altius
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus performance bonus + pension + h
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +performance bonus + pension + healt
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday