The first table below looks at the demand for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 143 198 122
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -76
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 67 18 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.32% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 1.09% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 54
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1808 1644 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.60% 29.53% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1471 1441
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region.

OLAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OLAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

OLAP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OLAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Staffordshire +35 45 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Warwickshire +17 9 £38,000 -12.64%
Birmingham +12 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Worcestershire +4 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Coventry +3 2 £42,500 +63.46%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 105 (92.92%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (88.50%) SQL
3 77 (68.14%) SQL Server
4 67 (59.29%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (50.44%) ETL
6 51 (45.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
9 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
10 35 (30.97%) Data Modelling
11 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
13 23 (20.35%) MicroStrategy
14 22 (19.47%) Cognos
15 21 (18.58%) Oracle
15 21 (18.58%) Oracle OLAP
16 17 (15.04%) Finance
16 17 (15.04%) PL/SQL
16 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
16 17 (15.04%) Data Architecture
17 15 (13.27%) MDX
17 15 (13.27%) Cognos Report Studio
17 15 (13.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 15 (13.27%) .NET
17 15 (13.27%) MS Office
18 14 (12.39%) Degree
18 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 13 (11.50%) Netezza
19 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (11.50%) Change Management

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.27%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.42%) Summit
3 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.54%) Line 500
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Intranet
1 10 (8.85%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) ATM
3 2 (1.77%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (68.14%) SQL Server
2 67 (59.29%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (45.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (18.58%) Oracle OLAP
7 15 (13.27%) Cognos Report Studio
7 15 (13.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (10.62%) DTS
11 11 (9.73%) IBM InfoSphere
11 11 (9.73%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (8.85%) Cognos Query Studio
12 10 (8.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 8 (7.08%) Cognos Transformer
14 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
14 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (6.19%) Data Mart
15 6 (5.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Legal
3 8 (7.08%) Law
4 4 (3.54%) Billing
5 2 (1.77%) French Language
5 2 (1.77%) German Language
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) Analyst
3 30 (26.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (25.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 18 (15.93%) SQL Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Microstrategy Developer
7 13 (11.50%) Business Developer
7 13 (11.50%) Business Analyst
8 12 (10.62%) DBA
8 12 (10.62%) MI Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.85%) SQL DBA
9 10 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (8.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Lead Developer
11 8 (7.08%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (5.31%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) MDX
1 15 (13.27%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.77%) Statistics
3 2 (1.77%) Economics
3 2 (1.77%) GIS
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) UNIX
2 4 (3.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (92.92%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (50.44%) ETL
3 35 (30.97%) Data Modelling
4 17 (15.04%) Data Architecture
5 13 (11.50%) Change Management
6 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.62%) ITIL
6 12 (10.62%) Database Security
7 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.31%) Change Data Capture
8 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.42%) Workflow
9 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.42%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.42%) Project Management
9 5 (4.42%) Scrum
9 5 (4.42%) ERP
9 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (88.50%) SQL
2 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.04%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.54%) VBA
4 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.65%) C#
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
5 3 (2.65%) Python
6 2 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.42%) MCAD
3 5 (4.42%) MCSD
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.35%) MicroStrategy
3 22 (19.47%) Cognos
4 21 (18.58%) Oracle
5 13 (11.50%) Netezza
6 10 (8.85%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.54%) Logi Analytics
7 4 (3.54%) RedPrairie
7 4 (3.54%) Sage
8 2 (1.77%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.77%) Tableau
8 2 (1.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.88%) Informatica
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
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