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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 269 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1164 1459 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.35% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.83% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1157 1125
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,625 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 24 December 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 -64 1043 £45,000 -10.00% 114
London -28 495 £55,000 -8.33% 47
South East -43 200 £45,000 -14.28% 17
City of London -11 128 £57,500 +4.54% 18
Yorkshire -65 77 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Berkshire +10 74 £44,000 -12.00% 5
West Midlands -10 68 £40,000 +28.00% 7
North West -52 63 £43,500 -3.33% 7
East of England -45 57 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South West -25 52 £35,000 -2.77% 15
Scotland -20 50 £45,000 -1.09% 9
West Yorkshire -64 49 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +3 47 £47,500 +111.11% 6
Reading -1 37 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Manchester -22 33 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Leeds -54 32 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Wiltshire +9 31 £40,000 -25.92% 4
East Midlands +25 29 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Birmingham -13 28 £41,000 +40.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +19 21 £60,000 +71.42%
Cambridgeshire -14 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey -37 20 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Glasgow -3 19 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Hertfordshire -45 19 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Staffordshire +8 17 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Slough +4 17 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh -17 16 £45,000 -8.16% 4
North Yorkshire +19 15 £38,000 -27.61% 1
Chippenham - 14 £32,500 - 2

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1346 (56.58%) Business Intelligence
2 1121 (47.12%) SQL
3 872 (36.65%) BusinessObjects
4 842 (35.39%) SAP
5 830 (34.89%) SQL Server
6 779 (32.74%) Finance
7 757 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
8 751 (31.57%) Oracle
9 645 (27.11%) ETL
10 455 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 445 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
12 419 (17.61%) Analytics
13 403 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 387 (16.27%) Microsoft
15 381 (16.02%) MS Excel
16 336 (14.12%) QlikView
17 335 (14.08%) Cognos
18 311 (13.07%) Degree
19 302 (12.69%) Crystal Reports
20 278 (11.69%) Data Modelling
21 267 (11.22%) SAP BW
22 260 (10.93%) Banking
23 246 (10.34%) CRM
24 244 (10.26%) SAS
25 237 (9.96%) Relational Database
26 232 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
27 226 (9.50%) UNIX
28 212 (8.91%) Tableau
29 205 (8.62%) Informatica
29 205 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 244 (10.26%) SAS
2 132 (5.55%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 38 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 34 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 33 (1.39%) NetWeaver
7 31 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (1.22%) IIS
9 27 (1.13%) JBoss
9 27 (1.13%) Apache
10 23 (0.97%) CMS
11 14 (0.59%) Joomla!
12 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.21%) Drupal
14 5 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.17%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.17%) SAP Portal
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 381 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 135 (5.67%) MS Office
3 73 (3.07%) SPSS
4 49 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.76%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.25%) FastStats
8 6 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.25%) Stata
9 5 (0.21%) LaTeX
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 131 (5.51%) SAP BPC
2 42 (1.77%) SAP FI
3 41 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (1.64%) SAP ERP
5 27 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
6 26 (1.09%) SAP CRM
7 24 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
8 22 (0.92%) SAP CO
8 22 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
10 16 (0.67%) SAP HCM
11 15 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (0.59%) SAP APO
13 13 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
13 13 (0.55%) SAP HR
13 13 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
14 12 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.92%) SaaS
2 20 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.084%) Office 365
5 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.042%) Taleo
6 1 (0.042%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.81%) Internet
2 16 (0.67%) SAN
3 15 (0.63%) NAS
3 15 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.59%) DNS
4 14 (0.59%) WAN
4 14 (0.59%) Intranet
5 13 (0.55%) LAN
6 12 (0.50%) Broadband
6 12 (0.50%) HTTP
7 10 (0.42%) SSL
7 10 (0.42%) LDAP
7 10 (0.42%) AMQP
8 9 (0.38%) WAAS
9 7 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.29%) DHCP
10 6 (0.25%) Wireless
11 5 (0.21%) Firewall
12 4 (0.17%) Multicast
12 4 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 872 (36.65%) BusinessObjects
2 830 (34.89%) SQL Server
3 757 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 455 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 403 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 336 (14.12%) QlikView
7 302 (12.69%) Crystal Reports
8 267 (11.22%) SAP BW
9 237 (9.96%) Relational Database
10 205 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 196 (8.24%) SAP BI
12 194 (8.15%) BusinessObjects XI
13 166 (6.98%) SAP HANA
14 161 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 151 (6.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 136 (5.72%) Oracle Reports
17 135 (5.67%) OLAP
17 135 (5.67%) Oracle Database
18 129 (5.42%) SAP Data Services
19 120 (5.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (2.35%) Toad
2 44 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 44 (1.85%) LSMW
3 43 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 41 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (1.47%) Subversion
6 29 (1.22%) Maven
7 28 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 23 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (0.67%) Hudson
11 14 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (0.46%) ERwin
13 10 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (0.34%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.34%) Selenium
15 7 (0.29%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.29%) TestDirector
16 6 (0.25%) ProC
General
1 779 (32.74%) Finance
2 260 (10.93%) Banking
3 187 (7.86%) Marketing
4 124 (5.21%) Retail
5 89 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 63 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 62 (2.61%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.72%) Advertising
10 33 (1.39%) Front Office
11 29 (1.22%) Games
12 24 (1.01%) Law
13 23 (0.97%) French Language
14 22 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.88%) Legal
15 21 (0.88%) Publishing
16 20 (0.84%) Billing
17 18 (0.76%) Back Office
18 15 (0.63%) Retail Banking
19 12 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 731 (30.73%) Analyst
2 605 (25.43%) Developer
3 462 (19.42%) Consultant
4 236 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 203 (8.53%) SAP Consultant
6 184 (7.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 167 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 164 (6.89%) Business Developer
9 155 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 149 (6.26%) Architect
11 146 (6.14%) Data Analyst
12 141 (5.93%) Business Objects Developer
13 108 (4.54%) Senior Consultant
14 97 (4.08%) Applications Support
15 92 (3.87%) MI Analyst
16 84 (3.53%) Support Analyst
17 73 (3.07%) SQL Developer
18 69 (2.90%) Business Consultant
19 67 (2.82%) SAP Analyst
20 63 (2.65%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (7.06%) .NET
2 126 (5.30%) HTML
3 112 (4.71%) XML
4 63 (2.65%) Web Services
5 61 (2.56%) SAP XI
6 53 (2.23%) J2EE
7 43 (1.81%) JSP
8 40 (1.68%) CSS
9 38 (1.60%) ASP.NET
10 32 (1.35%) SAP Basis
11 30 (1.26%) EDI
12 25 (1.05%) Middleware
13 17 (0.71%) Spring
13 17 (0.71%) Ajax
13 17 (0.71%) SAP PI
14 16 (0.67%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.67%) jQuery
14 16 (0.67%) BAPI
15 15 (0.63%) JSON
16 14 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 445 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 123 (5.17%) Visualisation
4 105 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 97 (4.08%) Data Integration
6 61 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 52 (2.19%) Mainframe
9 45 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 44 (1.85%) Statistics
11 36 (1.51%) Data Conversion
12 28 (1.18%) User Experience
13 24 (1.01%) Tandem
14 23 (0.97%) Clustering
14 23 (0.97%) Data Extraction
15 22 (0.92%) FMCG
16 20 (0.84%) Derivative
17 18 (0.76%) Reference Data
18 17 (0.71%) Social Media
19 15 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 226 (9.50%) UNIX
2 172 (7.23%) Windows
3 115 (4.83%) Linux
4 27 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.50%) HPUX
7 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.34%) Solaris
9 5 (0.21%) Android
9 5 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.17%) AIX
11 2 (0.084%) MVS
11 2 (0.084%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.042%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1346 (56.58%) Business Intelligence
2 645 (27.11%) ETL
3 419 (17.61%) Analytics
4 278 (11.69%) Data Modelling
5 246 (10.34%) CRM
6 232 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (7.69%) Data Management
7 183 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 175 (7.36%) Project Management
9 158 (6.64%) Migration
10 140 (5.88%) ERP
11 131 (5.51%) ITIL
12 130 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 128 (5.38%) Kimball Methodology
14 122 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
15 117 (4.92%) Business Analysis
16 104 (4.37%) Data Migration
17 95 (3.99%) Information Management
18 84 (3.53%) Dimensional Modelling
18 84 (3.53%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1121 (47.12%) SQL
2 200 (8.41%) T-SQL
3 183 (7.69%) Java
4 167 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 150 (6.31%) ABAP
6 131 (5.51%) VBA
7 116 (4.88%) C#
8 112 (4.71%) VB
9 96 (4.04%) JavaScript
10 76 (3.19%) R
11 61 (2.56%) PHP
12 57 (2.40%) C
13 54 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 49 (2.06%) VB.NET
15 48 (2.02%) PowerShell
16 44 (1.85%) C++
17 23 (0.97%) Perl
18 20 (0.84%) VB6
19 17 (0.71%) Delphi
20 15 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 311 (13.07%) Degree
2 84 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 47 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.56%) ISEB
5 29 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.84%) SAP Certification
6 20 (0.84%) MCITP
7 15 (0.63%) MCDBA
8 11 (0.46%) MCSD
9 10 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.42%) CIMA
10 9 (0.38%) ACCA
11 8 (0.34%) MCP
12 7 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.25%) MCSE
14 5 (0.21%) PMP
15 4 (0.17%) SAS Certification
15 4 (0.17%) MCAD
15 4 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.72%) QA
2 52 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.72%) SLA
4 36 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.55%) Basel II
6 12 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.25%) Basel III
7 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.17%) COREP
8 4 (0.17%) FINREP
9 1 (0.042%) COBIT
9 1 (0.042%) GAAP
System Software
1 15 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.55%) HDFS
4 11 (0.46%) vCloud
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.17%) NFS
6 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.084%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.084%) vSphere
7 2 (0.084%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.084%) RACF
7 2 (0.084%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (0.50%) Control-M
2 8 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.21%) Netcool
5 4 (0.17%) WSUS
5 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.042%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.042%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.042%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.042%) AppManager
7 1 (0.042%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.042%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 842 (35.39%) SAP
2 751 (31.57%) Oracle
3 387 (16.27%) Microsoft
4 335 (14.08%) Cognos
5 212 (8.91%) Tableau
6 205 (8.62%) Informatica
7 117 (4.92%) MicroStrategy
8 95 (3.99%) Teradata
9 86 (3.61%) IBM
10 83 (3.49%) Hyperion
11 72 (3.03%) Sybase
12 54 (2.27%) Ab Initio
13 47 (1.98%) HP
14 44 (1.85%) Netezza
15 38 (1.60%) Google
16 32 (1.35%) JD Edwards
17 30 (1.26%) Siebel
18 25 (1.05%) Adobe
19 23 (0.97%) Vermilion
20 21 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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