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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 247 224 250
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1287 1356 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.25% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 2.65% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1119 1133
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 £30,000 £29,939 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
54147 51245 54965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.49% 47.37% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43177 41951 45827
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 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -4 1205 £45,000 -10.00% 187
London +27 539 £54,500 -5.21% 63
South East -49 195 £45,000 -10.00% 28
City of London +16 158 £54,500 -9.16% 21
North West -4 108 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England +8 94 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire -17 93 £38,000 -5.00% 10
West Midlands -15 76 £41,500 -7.77% 16
Berkshire -1 64 £44,500 -8.24% 8
Manchester -5 64 £42,500 -22.72% 11
South West +3 60 £37,000 -1.33% 30
West Yorkshire -36 52 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Birmingham -5 45 £42,000 -17.64% 9
Surrey -7 42 £66,250 +10.41% 4
Hertfordshire +4 40 £36,000 -30.09% 1
Hampshire +4 37 £33,313 +21.13% 3
Leeds -45 36 £39,500 -7.05% 4
West Sussex +18 30 £60,000 +64.38% 4
Scotland -64 30 £47,500 +4.97% 5
Wiltshire +25 29 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Reading 0 29 £35,000 -28.93% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -15 23 £42,500 +32.81% 10
Bedfordshire -1 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Egham -10 17 - -
Farnborough +10 16 - - 3
Horsham - 16 £60,000 - 1
Stirling -15 15 £48,500 +6.59%
Northamptonshire -17 15 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Gloucestershire -2 14 £35,000 -6.66% 5

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1374 (55.90%) Business Intelligence
2 1235 (50.24%) SQL
3 891 (36.25%) SQL Server
4 826 (33.60%) Data Warehouse
5 811 (32.99%) BusinessObjects
6 795 (32.34%) Oracle
7 787 (32.02%) SAP
8 769 (31.29%) Finance
9 700 (28.48%) ETL
10 435 (17.70%) Cognos
11 432 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
12 414 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 413 (16.80%) QlikView
14 411 (16.72%) Analytics
15 403 (16.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 396 (16.11%) MS Excel
17 373 (15.17%) Microsoft
18 326 (13.26%) Degree
19 309 (12.57%) Crystal Reports
20 298 (12.12%) Data Modelling
21 266 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
22 260 (10.58%) Banking
23 244 (9.93%) CRM
24 239 (9.72%) Tableau
25 234 (9.52%) .NET
26 229 (9.32%) SAS
27 226 (9.19%) SAP BW
28 222 (9.03%) Informatica
29 221 (8.99%) T-SQL
30 214 (8.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 229 (9.32%) SAS
2 152 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.07%) NetWeaver
4 45 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (1.14%) Apache
5 28 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.06%) IIS
7 25 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.69%) CMS
9 15 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.57%) JBoss
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.37%) FileNet
12 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (0.28%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.24%) Documentum
15 5 (0.20%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.20%) SAP Portal
15 5 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 396 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 144 (5.86%) MS Office
3 60 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (2.16%) SPSS
5 30 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.77%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.41%) FastStats
8 9 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.28%) LaTeX
10 6 (0.24%) Stata
11 3 (0.12%) MS Project
12 2 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 148 (6.02%) SAP BPC
2 45 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (1.75%) SAP ERP
4 41 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
5 38 (1.55%) SAP FI
6 37 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
7 25 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
8 23 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
8 23 (0.94%) SAP CO
8 23 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
9 22 (0.90%) HFM
9 22 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 21 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
10 21 (0.85%) SAP CRM
10 21 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
11 20 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
12 19 (0.77%) Cognos Planning
13 18 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
14 17 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.69%) SaaS
4 9 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.081%) Office 365
6 1 (0.041%) Taleo
6 1 (0.041%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.75%) Internet
2 18 (0.73%) Broadband
3 13 (0.53%) WAN
4 12 (0.49%) LAN
4 12 (0.49%) Intranet
5 11 (0.45%) LDAP
5 11 (0.45%) SAN
6 10 (0.41%) AMQP
6 10 (0.41%) 3G
6 10 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.37%) WAAS
7 9 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.33%) DNS
8 8 (0.33%) ATM
8 8 (0.33%) NAS
9 7 (0.28%) HTTP
10 6 (0.24%) FTP
11 5 (0.20%) SSL
11 5 (0.20%) Extranet
12 4 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 891 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 826 (33.60%) Data Warehouse
3 811 (32.99%) BusinessObjects
4 414 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 413 (16.80%) QlikView
6 403 (16.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 309 (12.57%) Crystal Reports
8 226 (9.19%) SAP BW
9 214 (8.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 202 (8.22%) Relational Database
11 177 (7.20%) BusinessObjects XI
12 168 (6.83%) Oracle Database
13 162 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 162 (6.59%) SAP BI
14 153 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
15 150 (6.10%) SAP Data Services
16 140 (5.70%) SAP HANA
16 140 (5.70%) OLAP
17 134 (5.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 120 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 64 (2.60%) Toad
2 50 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 40 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 33 (1.34%) LSMW
5 31 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
6 29 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 24 (0.98%) Subversion
8 20 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 17 (0.69%) Maven
10 17 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.65%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.61%) Hudson
13 14 (0.57%) ERwin
14 10 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.33%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.33%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.33%) Selenium
16 7 (0.28%) ProC
16 7 (0.28%) Axure RP
General
1 769 (31.29%) Finance
2 260 (10.58%) Banking
3 194 (7.89%) Marketing
4 138 (5.61%) Retail
5 98 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 90 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 89 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 46 (1.87%) Advertising
9 43 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.30%) French Language
11 31 (1.26%) Legal
12 30 (1.22%) Front Office
13 29 (1.18%) Publishing
14 27 (1.10%) Games
15 23 (0.94%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.81%) Billing
16 20 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.77%) Back Office
18 18 (0.73%) Law
18 18 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 727 (29.58%) Analyst
2 704 (28.64%) Developer
3 466 (18.96%) Consultant
4 217 (8.83%) Business Analyst
5 193 (7.85%) Business Developer
6 186 (7.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 185 (7.53%) SAP Consultant
8 174 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 152 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 142 (5.78%) Data Analyst
11 141 (5.74%) Architect
12 134 (5.45%) Business Objects Developer
13 116 (4.72%) SQL Developer
14 108 (4.39%) Business Consultant
15 107 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 105 (4.27%) MI Analyst
17 91 (3.70%) Support Analyst
17 91 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
18 80 (3.25%) Business Objects Consultant
19 61 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (9.52%) .NET
2 130 (5.29%) XML
3 106 (4.31%) HTML
4 78 (3.17%) Web Services
5 59 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 48 (1.95%) SAP XI
7 37 (1.51%) J2EE
8 36 (1.46%) CSS
9 28 (1.14%) Middleware
10 27 (1.10%) EDI
10 27 (1.10%) JSP
11 26 (1.06%) SAP Basis
12 25 (1.02%) MDX
13 17 (0.69%) jQuery
14 15 (0.61%) WF
14 15 (0.61%) BAPI
15 14 (0.57%) XSLT
15 14 (0.57%) Spring
16 12 (0.49%) JSON
16 12 (0.49%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 432 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 125 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 115 (4.68%) Visualisation
5 76 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 56 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.07%) Mainframe
8 50 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 40 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 39 (1.59%) Statistics
11 34 (1.38%) Data Conversion
12 27 (1.10%) Reference Data
13 24 (0.98%) Blog
14 20 (0.81%) Credit Risk
14 20 (0.81%) User Experience
15 19 (0.77%) Derivative
15 19 (0.77%) FMCG
16 16 (0.65%) Smartphone
17 15 (0.61%) Clustering
18 14 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 203 (8.26%) UNIX
2 149 (6.06%) Windows
3 101 (4.11%) Linux
4 28 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.53%) Solaris
7 11 (0.45%) HPUX
8 7 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.081%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.081%) Android
11 2 (0.081%) AIX
12 1 (0.041%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1374 (55.90%) Business Intelligence
2 700 (28.48%) ETL
3 411 (16.72%) Analytics
4 298 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 266 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (9.93%) CRM
7 201 (8.18%) Data Management
8 179 (7.28%) Data Analysis
9 164 (6.67%) Project Management
10 162 (6.59%) Migration
11 153 (6.22%) ERP
12 131 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
13 127 (5.17%) ITIL
14 123 (5.00%) Business Analysis
15 111 (4.52%) Information Management
16 105 (4.27%) Data Migration
17 103 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 100 (4.07%) Kimball Methodology
19 97 (3.95%) Data Architecture
20 94 (3.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1235 (50.24%) SQL
2 221 (8.99%) T-SQL
3 206 (8.38%) PL/SQL
4 189 (7.69%) Java
5 134 (5.45%) VB
6 118 (4.80%) C#
7 106 (4.31%) ABAP
8 99 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 95 (3.86%) VBA
10 61 (2.48%) PHP
11 60 (2.44%) R
12 59 (2.40%) C++
13 58 (2.36%) C
14 54 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 46 (1.87%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.90%) Perl
18 19 (0.77%) VB6
19 17 (0.69%) VBScript
20 12 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 326 (13.26%) Degree
2 48 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 23 (0.94%) ISEB
4 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.77%) ACCA
5 19 (0.77%) CIMA
6 15 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.49%) MBA
8 10 (0.41%) MCITP
8 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.37%) MCDBA
10 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.28%) MCAD
11 7 (0.28%) MCSD
12 6 (0.24%) SAS Certification
13 5 (0.20%) SAP Certification
14 4 (0.16%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 3 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.22%) QA
2 55 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 31 (1.26%) SLA
5 14 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.37%) Basel II
8 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.041%) Basel III
10 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.041%) COREP
10 1 (0.041%) FINREP
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.041%) HL7
10 1 (0.041%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.45%) HDFS
3 8 (0.33%) vCloud
4 4 (0.16%) vSphere
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.081%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.041%) RACF
6 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.041%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (0.53%) Control-M
2 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.28%) OpenSSO
3 5 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.081%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.081%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.081%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.041%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.041%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.041%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.041%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.041%) Netcool
6 1 (0.041%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.041%) AppManager
Vendors
1 795 (32.34%) Oracle
2 787 (32.02%) SAP
3 435 (17.70%) Cognos
4 373 (15.17%) Microsoft
5 239 (9.72%) Tableau
6 222 (9.03%) Informatica
7 160 (6.51%) MicroStrategy
8 113 (4.60%) Hyperion
9 105 (4.27%) Teradata
10 88 (3.58%) IBM
11 82 (3.34%) Sybase
12 46 (1.87%) HP
13 44 (1.79%) Ab Initio
14 36 (1.46%) Netezza
15 32 (1.30%) Google
16 29 (1.18%) Talend
17 25 (1.02%) Adobe
18 24 (0.98%) JD Edwards
19 23 (0.94%) Red Gate
20 22 (0.90%) Siebel
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Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Vertical IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55,000 -65,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
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TEKsystems
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum
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West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £34,902 - 40,245 per year + Benefits
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Salary: + benefits
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