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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 254 264 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -68
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1249 1201 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.28% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 959 958 1303
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%

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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +6 1074 £47,500 - 169
London +15 488 £57,500 +4.54% 54
South East -34 174 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Yorkshire +44 124 £37,500 -3.84% 23
City of London -13 121 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South West -4 94 £35,000 -14.63% 37
West Yorkshire +34 87 £35,250 -11.87% 9
Scotland +48 75 £42,500 +3.03% 8
West Midlands -6 74 £45,000 +2.27% 14
Leeds +41 66 £35,000 -11.94% 8
Hampshire +28 49 £82,500 +153.84% 5
East of England -12 48 £37,500 -3.33% 1
North West -20 43 £35,500 +9.23% 10
Berkshire -16 42 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands +42 35 £35,000 +13.82% 4
Edinburgh +27 35 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Birmingham +13 33 £51,000 +55.72% 9
Surrey -4 33 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire +8 29 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Gloucestershire +14 28 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Bristol +13 27 £32,500 +6.99% 12
Glasgow +30 26 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North Yorkshire +39 25 £38,750 +46.22% 6
Manchester -16 23 £37,500 +11.94% 6
Southampton +11 21 £92,500 -
Hertfordshire -19 21 £37,500 -16.66%
Warwickshire +2 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leicestershire +32 19 £27,000 -1.81%
Oxfordshire +23 19 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Gloucester +15 17 £35,000 -2.77% 9

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1526 (63.61%) Business Intelligence
2 1091 (45.48%) SQL
3 956 (39.85%) BusinessObjects
4 920 (38.35%) SAP
5 819 (34.14%) Data Warehouse
6 808 (33.68%) Finance
7 711 (29.64%) Oracle
8 679 (28.30%) SQL Server
9 665 (27.72%) ETL
10 475 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
11 460 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 445 (18.55%) Microsoft
13 430 (17.92%) Analytics
14 402 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 389 (16.22%) MS Excel
16 386 (16.09%) QlikView
17 381 (15.88%) SAP BW
18 341 (14.21%) Data Modelling
19 318 (13.26%) Degree
20 310 (12.92%) SAP BI
21 296 (12.34%) SAS
22 283 (11.80%) Cognos
23 264 (11.00%) Tableau
24 256 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
25 246 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 245 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
27 229 (9.55%) Banking
28 221 (9.21%) Relational Database
29 220 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
29 220 (9.17%) T-SQL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 296 (12.34%) SAS
2 111 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 52 (2.17%) NetWeaver
5 35 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 35 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.00%) CMS
7 23 (0.96%) Joomla!
8 22 (0.92%) JBoss
9 21 (0.88%) IIS
10 17 (0.71%) Apache
11 15 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.54%) Confluence
13 13 (0.54%) CICS
14 10 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.38%) MQSeries
15 9 (0.38%) SAP EP
15 9 (0.38%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 389 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.34%) SPSS
2 104 (4.34%) MS Office
3 35 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.25%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.25%) FastStats
7 6 (0.25%) MS Project
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.083%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 126 (5.25%) SAP BPC
2 48 (2.00%) SAP FI
3 40 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (1.21%) SAP ERP
5 23 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.96%) SAP HR
6 18 (0.75%) SAP CRM
7 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
9 15 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 14 (0.58%) SAP CO
10 14 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.46%) SAP HCM
13 10 (0.42%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.38%) SAP SD
14 9 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
15 8 (0.33%) SAP R/3
16 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
16 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.38%) SaaS
2 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.21%) Internet
2 17 (0.71%) SAN
3 16 (0.67%) Intranet
3 16 (0.67%) NAS
4 15 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.58%) DNS
6 9 (0.38%) HTTP
7 8 (0.33%) SSL
8 7 (0.29%) DHCP
9 6 (0.25%) Wireless
10 5 (0.21%) WAN
10 5 (0.21%) Firewall
11 4 (0.17%) Extranet
11 4 (0.17%) LAN
11 4 (0.17%) PBX
11 4 (0.17%) TETRA
11 4 (0.17%) VLAN
11 4 (0.17%) Multicast
12 3 (0.13%) Broadband
13 2 (0.083%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 956 (39.85%) BusinessObjects
2 819 (34.14%) Data Warehouse
3 679 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 460 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 402 (16.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 386 (16.09%) QlikView
7 381 (15.88%) SAP BW
8 310 (12.92%) SAP BI
9 256 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
10 246 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 221 (9.21%) Relational Database
12 201 (8.38%) BusinessObjects XI
13 200 (8.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 197 (8.21%) SAP HANA
15 159 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 157 (6.54%) Oracle Database
17 150 (6.25%) Big Data
18 131 (5.46%) OLAP
19 129 (5.38%) SAP Data Services
20 116 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (1.92%) Toad
2 42 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 40 (1.67%) Subversion
4 39 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 36 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 32 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 32 (1.33%) Maven
7 30 (1.25%) LSMW
8 25 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.58%) JIRA
10 13 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
11 12 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (0.46%) TestDirector
12 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (0.25%) Axure RP
15 5 (0.21%) ERwin
16 4 (0.17%) Selenium
16 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 4 (0.17%) NWDS
General
1 808 (33.68%) Finance
2 229 (9.55%) Banking
3 155 (6.46%) Marketing
4 152 (6.34%) Retail
5 80 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 73 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 58 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (1.50%) Games
9 30 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.17%) Advertising
11 27 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.08%) Law
13 25 (1.04%) Front Office
14 20 (0.83%) Legal
15 16 (0.67%) Back Office
15 16 (0.67%) Publishing
15 16 (0.67%) Billing
16 11 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.42%) Local Government
17 10 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 726 (30.26%) Analyst
2 557 (23.22%) Developer
3 508 (21.18%) Consultant
4 271 (11.30%) Business Analyst
5 266 (11.09%) SAP Consultant
6 193 (8.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 178 (7.42%) Architect
8 177 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 177 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 166 (6.92%) Business Developer
10 127 (5.29%) Business Objects Developer
11 105 (4.38%) Data Analyst
12 96 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
13 90 (3.75%) MI Analyst
14 87 (3.63%) Applications Support
15 85 (3.54%) Business Consultant
16 81 (3.38%) SAP BW Consultant
17 72 (3.00%) SAP BI Consultant
18 63 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 63 (2.63%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (6.63%) .NET
2 123 (5.13%) HTML
3 91 (3.79%) XML
4 61 (2.54%) J2EE
5 59 (2.46%) Web Services
6 50 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 47 (1.96%) SAP XI
8 43 (1.79%) CSS
9 41 (1.71%) SAP Basis
10 40 (1.67%) JSP
11 33 (1.38%) SAP PI
12 31 (1.29%) HTML5
13 26 (1.08%) Ajax
14 25 (1.04%) .NET Framework
15 24 (1.00%) jQuery
16 20 (0.83%) JDBC
16 20 (0.83%) Middleware
17 18 (0.75%) SOAP
18 15 (0.63%) XHTML
18 15 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 475 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 156 (6.50%) Visualisation
4 110 (4.59%) Data Integration
5 81 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 56 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 52 (2.17%) Statistics
8 40 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 39 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.50%) FMCG
11 29 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.00%) Clustering
13 22 (0.92%) Tandem
13 22 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 21 (0.88%) Social Media
14 21 (0.88%) User Experience
15 18 (0.75%) Data Conversion
15 18 (0.75%) Data Extraction
16 16 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 218 (9.09%) UNIX
2 179 (7.46%) Windows
3 124 (5.17%) Linux
4 25 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (0.88%) AIX
6 12 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 12 (0.50%) MVS
6 12 (0.50%) Solaris
7 11 (0.46%) Android
8 10 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.13%) HPUX
11 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.042%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1526 (63.61%) Business Intelligence
2 665 (27.72%) ETL
3 430 (17.92%) Analytics
4 341 (14.21%) Data Modelling
5 245 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
6 220 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 218 (9.09%) Data Management
8 217 (9.05%) CRM
9 208 (8.67%) Project Management
10 205 (8.55%) Business Analysis
11 171 (7.13%) Data Analysis
12 145 (6.04%) ITIL
13 114 (4.75%) Migration
14 111 (4.63%) ERP
15 110 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
16 90 (3.75%) Information Management
17 89 (3.71%) Kimball Methodology
17 89 (3.71%) Mentoring
18 87 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 87 (3.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1091 (45.48%) SQL
2 220 (9.17%) T-SQL
3 187 (7.79%) PL/SQL
4 184 (7.67%) Java
5 181 (7.54%) ABAP
6 159 (6.63%) VBA
7 115 (4.79%) C#
8 96 (4.00%) VB
9 87 (3.63%) JavaScript
10 85 (3.54%) R
11 59 (2.46%) PHP
12 55 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 54 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 45 (1.88%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.54%) C
16 29 (1.21%) Perl
17 27 (1.13%) Python
18 21 (0.88%) Delphi
18 21 (0.88%) Pascal
19 17 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 318 (13.26%) Degree
2 92 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.42%) SAP Certification
5 39 (1.63%) ISEB
6 27 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.54%) MCP
8 13 (0.54%) MCITP
9 12 (0.50%) MCSE
9 12 (0.50%) MCDBA
10 8 (0.33%) PMP
10 8 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.29%) MCSD
11 7 (0.29%) CIMA
12 6 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.25%) PhD
12 6 (0.25%) CCA
12 6 (0.25%) CISSP
12 6 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.88%) QA
2 55 (2.29%) SLA
3 52 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.92%) Basel II
5 19 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.58%) Basel III
7 12 (0.50%) CRD IV
8 9 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.17%) COREP
11 4 (0.17%) FINREP
12 2 (0.083%) COBIT
13 1 (0.042%) GAAP
13 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.50%) vCloud
4 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.17%) HDFS
4 4 (0.17%) NFS
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.083%) vSphere
6 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.042%) RACF
7 1 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.042%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 23 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.67%) Tivoli
3 14 (0.58%) 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 (0.083%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.083%) MOM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 920 (38.35%) SAP
2 711 (29.64%) Oracle
3 445 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 283 (11.80%) Cognos
5 264 (11.00%) Tableau
6 180 (7.50%) Informatica
7 122 (5.09%) MicroStrategy
8 118 (4.92%) IBM
9 107 (4.46%) Teradata
10 57 (2.38%) Hyperion
11 53 (2.21%) Ab Initio
12 43 (1.79%) Sybase
13 36 (1.50%) Talend
14 35 (1.46%) HP
15 34 (1.42%) Netezza
16 32 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (1.13%) VMware
17 27 (1.13%) Siebel
18 26 (1.08%) Google
19 22 (0.92%) Adobe
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