The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 145 188 118
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -70
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 70 20 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.37% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.75% 1.25% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 64
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,950 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
OLAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1865 1600 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.80% 29.23% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1432 1405
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 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 21 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
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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 +33 48 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Warwickshire +20 10 £38,000 -12.64%
Birmingham +4 4 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Worcestershire 0 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Coventry -1 2 £42,500 +63.46%
OLAP
England

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 102 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (88.29%) SQL
3 76 (68.47%) SQL Server
4 69 (62.16%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (48.65%) ETL
6 45 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (35.14%) Data Modelling
7 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 37 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 35 (31.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (28.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (27.03%) MicroStrategy
12 27 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 24 (21.62%) Cognos
14 22 (19.82%) Oracle
14 22 (19.82%) Oracle OLAP
15 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
16 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL
17 18 (16.22%) MS Office
18 17 (15.32%) Cognos Report Studio
18 17 (15.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
19 15 (13.51%) .NET
19 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 15 (13.51%) Netezza
20 14 (12.61%) Finance
20 14 (12.61%) Data Architecture
21 13 (11.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
21 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (11.71%) IBM InfoSphere
22 12 (10.81%) Business Objects

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) SAS
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.22%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (6.31%) Summit
3 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.60%) Line 500
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Intranet
1 12 (10.81%) Internet
2 7 (6.31%) ATM
3 2 (1.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (68.47%) SQL Server
2 69 (62.16%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (31.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (28.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (19.82%) Oracle OLAP
7 17 (15.32%) Cognos Report Studio
7 17 (15.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (11.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 12 (10.81%) Cognos Query Studio
10 12 (10.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 10 (9.01%) DTS
12 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (7.21%) Cognos Transformer
14 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
14 7 (6.31%) Data Mart
15 5 (4.50%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (4.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.90%) ERwin
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Legal
2 4 (3.60%) Billing
3 3 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) French Language
4 2 (1.80%) German Language
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Developer
2 37 (33.33%) Analyst
3 33 (29.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (25.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 20 (18.02%) Microstrategy Developer
6 18 (16.22%) SQL Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Business Developer
8 11 (9.91%) Developer Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) SQL DBA
9 10 (9.01%) DBA
9 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Business Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Lead Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (9.01%) MI Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (7.21%) Team Leader
12 7 (6.31%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) XML
2 11 (9.91%) MDX
3 4 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.80%) GIS
3 2 (1.80%) Economics
3 2 (1.80%) Statistics
3 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) Informatics
4 1 (0.90%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) AIX
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.89%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (48.65%) ETL
3 39 (35.14%) Data Modelling
4 14 (12.61%) Data Architecture
5 11 (9.91%) Change Management
6 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.01%) ITIL
6 10 (9.01%) Database Security
7 8 (7.21%) Change Data Capture
7 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.31%) Scrum
8 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
8 7 (6.31%) Workflow
9 6 (5.41%) Project Management
9 6 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) ERP
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 98 (88.29%) SQL
2 37 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.60%) VBA
5 3 (2.70%) Python
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) VBScript
6 2 (1.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) MCAD
3 7 (6.31%) MCSD
4 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.03%) MicroStrategy
3 24 (21.62%) Cognos
4 22 (19.82%) Oracle
5 15 (13.51%) Netezza
6 12 (10.81%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.60%) Sage
7 4 (3.60%) Logi Analytics
7 4 (3.60%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.80%) Tableau
8 2 (1.80%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.80%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) Sun
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