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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 93 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.074% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.17% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £34,750 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.30% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £33,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,000 £38,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
530 583 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.44% 43.19% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 478 523 514
Average salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
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 30 September 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 +20 4 £34,750 +5.30% 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) VBA
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (33.33%) MS Project
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) Delphi

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Business Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) Delphi
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft