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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 98 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.66% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 1.35% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £20,000 £47,500 £26,739
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.89% +77.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
672 591 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.55% 48.92% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 485 512
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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
South Wales -5 2 £20,000 - 1
Business Objects
UK

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) CRM
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
7 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (25.00%) Cognos
9 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
9 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (16.67%) QA
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
8 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (8.33%) DataStage
9 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (8.33%) DB2
9 1 (8.33%) OLAP
9 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (8.33%) Netezza
4 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (8.33%) Vertica
4 1 (8.33%) Talend