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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 253 270 198
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -72
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1215 1230 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.05% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 2.25% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 952 936 1274
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,025
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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 1105 £47,750 +0.52% 168
London -15 517 £55,000 +4.76% 76
South East -5 167 £50,000 +11.11% 18
South West +41 108 £40,000 -10.11% 17
Yorkshire +51 107 £37,500 -3.84% 15
City of London -40 105 £52,500 - 18
West Midlands +28 94 £47,500 +11.76% 11
North West +19 71 £40,000 +14.28% 18
West Yorkshire +46 70 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Gloucestershire +39 57 £44,250 +22.92% 9
Leeds +50 54 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Scotland +45 53 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Gloucester - 46 £45,000 - 6
Surrey +13 45 £42,500 -37.95% 6
Birmingham +17 41 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 38 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire +17 37 £57,500 +42.59% 3
East Midlands +32 35 £41,700 +9.73% 5
Milton Keynes +1 33 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England -8 31 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Manchester +16 30 £40,000 +19.40% 9
Bristol +11 28 £39,500 -26.51% 7
Glasgow +20 25 £38,800 -8.70% 5
North Yorkshire +32 24 £38,000 +43.39% 3
Edinburgh +31 23 £44,000 +17.33% 12
Warwickshire +3 20 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Wiltshire 0 20 £37,750 -14.20%
Leicestershire +35 17 £43,401 +24.00% 1
York - 17 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire +4 16 £37,250 +61.95% 2

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1577 (65.71%) Business Intelligence
2 1136 (47.33%) SQL
3 998 (41.58%) BusinessObjects
4 947 (39.46%) SAP
5 880 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
6 814 (33.92%) Finance
7 700 (29.17%) Oracle
8 655 (27.29%) SQL Server
9 637 (26.54%) ETL
10 481 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
11 466 (19.42%) Microsoft
12 415 (17.29%) Analytics
13 399 (16.63%) QlikView
14 391 (16.29%) SAP BW
15 383 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 376 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 364 (15.17%) Data Modelling
18 363 (15.13%) MS Excel
19 338 (14.08%) SAP BI
20 318 (13.25%) SAS
20 318 (13.25%) Degree
21 305 (12.71%) Tableau
22 275 (11.46%) Cognos
23 263 (10.96%) Project Management
24 256 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
25 251 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 242 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
27 239 (9.96%) Banking
28 222 (9.25%) SAP HANA
29 220 (9.17%) Crystal Reports

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 318 (13.25%) SAS
2 104 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 74 (3.08%) NetWeaver
4 58 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 34 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (1.33%) CICS
7 28 (1.17%) MQSeries
8 23 (0.96%) Confluence
9 19 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.54%) CMS
11 13 (0.54%) JBoss
11 13 (0.54%) Joomla!
12 12 (0.50%) IIS
13 11 (0.46%) Apache
14 10 (0.42%) SAP EP
15 9 (0.38%) SAP Portal
16 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 363 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 106 (4.42%) SPSS
3 93 (3.88%) MS Office
4 45 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (1.29%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.38%) MS Project
9 5 (0.21%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.13%) ProjectWise
11 2 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.083%) FastStats
11 2 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 123 (5.13%) SAP BPC
2 40 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 30 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.83%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.83%) SAP HR
6 13 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.42%) SAP HCM
9 10 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.33%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.25%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.25%) SAP MDM
12 5 (0.21%) Aareon QL
12 5 (0.21%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.04%) SaaS
2 17 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.17%) Office 365
5 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.083%) PaaS
7 2 (0.083%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.00%) Internet
2 14 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.54%) DNS
4 10 (0.42%) SAN
5 9 (0.38%) DHCP
5 9 (0.38%) LAN
5 9 (0.38%) Intranet
5 9 (0.38%) NAS
6 8 (0.33%) SSL
6 8 (0.33%) Firewall
7 7 (0.29%) WAN
8 5 (0.21%) HTTP
9 4 (0.17%) Wireless
9 4 (0.17%) TETRA
10 2 (0.083%) VLAN
10 2 (0.083%) Extranet
10 2 (0.083%) Broadband
10 2 (0.083%) WebEx
10 2 (0.083%) Multicast
11 1 (0.042%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 998 (41.58%) BusinessObjects
2 880 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
3 655 (27.29%) SQL Server
4 399 (16.63%) QlikView
5 391 (16.29%) SAP BW
6 383 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 376 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 338 (14.08%) SAP BI
9 251 (10.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 222 (9.25%) SAP HANA
11 220 (9.17%) Crystal Reports
12 208 (8.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 193 (8.04%) Relational Database
14 182 (7.58%) BusinessObjects XI
15 166 (6.92%) Oracle Database
16 153 (6.38%) Big Data
17 148 (6.17%) SAP Data Services
18 134 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
19 131 (5.46%) Oracle Reports
20 117 (4.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 44 (1.83%) Toad
3 40 (1.67%) LSMW
4 36 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 26 (1.08%) Subversion
7 18 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.75%) Maven
8 16 (0.67%) JIRA
9 12 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.33%) ERwin
11 8 (0.33%) TestDirector
12 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.25%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.21%) NuGet
14 5 (0.21%) NWDS
15 4 (0.17%) Selenium
15 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 814 (33.92%) Finance
2 239 (9.96%) Banking
3 192 (8.00%) Retail
4 132 (5.50%) Marketing
5 68 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 67 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 40 (1.67%) Games
9 37 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.46%) Advertising
11 31 (1.29%) Publishing
12 19 (0.79%) Billing
13 18 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.58%) Front Office
16 13 (0.54%) Legal
17 12 (0.50%) Local Government
17 12 (0.50%) Law
18 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 651 (27.13%) Analyst
2 612 (25.50%) Developer
3 528 (22.00%) Consultant
4 291 (12.13%) SAP Consultant
5 248 (10.33%) Business Analyst
6 211 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 191 (7.96%) Business Developer
8 183 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 160 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 158 (6.58%) Architect
11 123 (5.13%) Business Objects Developer
12 98 (4.08%) Business Consultant
13 92 (3.83%) SAP BW Consultant
14 91 (3.79%) Data Analyst
15 84 (3.50%) MI Analyst
16 82 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
17 80 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
17 80 (3.33%) Senior Developer
18 76 (3.17%) SAP BI Consultant
19 74 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (7.21%) .NET
2 122 (5.08%) HTML
3 72 (3.00%) Web Services
4 69 (2.88%) XML
5 65 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 58 (2.42%) CSS
7 46 (1.92%) J2EE
8 38 (1.58%) SAP Basis
8 38 (1.58%) SAP PI
9 35 (1.46%) SAP XI
10 33 (1.38%) JSP
11 31 (1.29%) ISPF
12 30 (1.25%) HTML5
13 29 (1.21%) jQuery
13 29 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
14 27 (1.13%) Ajax
15 23 (0.96%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.79%) Middleware
17 18 (0.75%) JDBC
18 17 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 481 (20.04%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 159 (6.63%) Visualisation
4 93 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 91 (3.79%) Data Integration
6 49 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 48 (2.00%) FMCG
8 44 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 43 (1.79%) Statistics
10 38 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 33 (1.38%) User Experience
12 29 (1.21%) Credit Risk
13 28 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
13 28 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.04%) Market Risk
15 22 (0.92%) Open Source
16 17 (0.71%) Clustering
16 17 (0.71%) Wiki
17 16 (0.67%) Social Media
17 16 (0.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 191 (7.96%) UNIX
2 163 (6.79%) Windows
3 123 (5.13%) Linux
4 41 (1.71%) AIX
5 33 (1.38%) Solaris
6 31 (1.29%) MVS
7 21 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.50%) Android
11 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.042%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.042%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.042%) OS/390
13 1 (0.042%) zOS
13 1 (0.042%) CentOS
13 1 (0.042%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1577 (65.71%) Business Intelligence
2 637 (26.54%) ETL
3 415 (17.29%) Analytics
4 364 (15.17%) Data Modelling
5 263 (10.96%) Project Management
6 256 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 242 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 219 (9.13%) Business Analysis
9 204 (8.50%) Data Management
10 181 (7.54%) CRM
11 174 (7.25%) Data Analysis
12 127 (5.29%) Migration
13 125 (5.21%) ITIL
14 118 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
15 101 (4.21%) Data Migration
16 99 (4.13%) Information Management
17 92 (3.83%) Mentoring
18 91 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
19 88 (3.67%) ERP
20 83 (3.46%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1136 (47.33%) SQL
2 206 (8.58%) T-SQL
3 199 (8.29%) Java
4 188 (7.83%) PL/SQL
5 186 (7.75%) ABAP
6 124 (5.17%) VBA
7 122 (5.08%) C#
8 81 (3.38%) JavaScript
9 77 (3.21%) R
10 73 (3.04%) VB
11 49 (2.04%) VB.NET
12 47 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 43 (1.79%) PHP
14 41 (1.71%) Perl
15 36 (1.50%) Python
16 34 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 31 (1.29%) JCL
17 31 (1.29%) C
18 16 (0.67%) COBOL
19 11 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 318 (13.25%) Degree
2 70 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.21%) SAP Certification
4 43 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.67%) ISEB
6 34 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.71%) MCITP
9 12 (0.50%) MCTS
10 10 (0.42%) PMP
10 10 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.42%) MCDBA
10 10 (0.42%) MCP
11 7 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.29%) CCA
11 7 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.25%) CISSP
12 6 (0.25%) PhD
12 6 (0.25%) MCSE
12 6 (0.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.58%) QA
2 69 (2.88%) SLA
3 54 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.38%) Basel II
5 18 (0.75%) Basel III
6 17 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.67%) CRD IV
8 14 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.42%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.042%) GAAP
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.29%) vCloud
4 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.083%) NFS
7 2 (0.083%) HDFS
8 1 (0.042%) GridGain
8 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.042%) RACF
8 1 (0.042%) XenApp
8 1 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 28 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.54%) Control-M
4 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.13%) MOM
4 3 (0.13%) SCCM
5 2 (0.083%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.083%) SCOM
5 2 (0.083%) WSUS
5 2 (0.083%) Netcool
5 2 (0.083%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.042%) SCSM
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.042%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.042%) Nagios
6 1 (0.042%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.042%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 947 (39.46%) SAP
2 700 (29.17%) Oracle
3 466 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 305 (12.71%) Tableau
5 275 (11.46%) Cognos
6 166 (6.92%) MicroStrategy
7 152 (6.33%) Informatica
8 142 (5.92%) IBM
9 120 (5.00%) Teradata
10 64 (2.67%) Ab Initio
11 57 (2.38%) Hyperion
12 45 (1.88%) Talend
13 43 (1.79%) Netezza
14 33 (1.38%) Sybase
15 31 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
16 28 (1.17%) VMware
17 27 (1.13%) DataFlux
18 24 (1.00%) HP
19 19 (0.79%) Google
20 18 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Consult Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35 - £43 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SCC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday