The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 92 105 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 0.22% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.48% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,100 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £36,300 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
Business Objects
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
586 625 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.60% 46.64% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 520 544 370
Average salary £36,500 £35,783 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -10.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region.

Business Objects Salary Trend in Wales

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Wales

Business Objects
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
South Wales +15 8 £29,000 -12.12% 2
North Wales - 1 £82,500 -
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (21.43%) Validation
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) ISEB
8 3 (21.43%) Star Schema
8 3 (21.43%) MS Project
8 3 (21.43%) Windows

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (21.43%) Star Schema
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (14.29%) OLAP
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Project Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Business Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) Delphi
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Netezza
4 1 (7.14%) Greenplum
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Vertica
4 1 (7.14%) Talend