Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 510 421
Rank change year-on-year -96 -89 -56
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 428 777 1,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.94% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 342 605 883
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,250 £75,000 £73,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%

BusinessObjects is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 31,245 40,135 49,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.79% 28.56% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25,875 33,212 41,371
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -77 198 £57,500 +7.48% 19
North of England +72 94 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South East -14 61 £55,000 +10.00% 17
North West +51 58 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Midlands +9 37 £41,500 -17.00% 11
West Midlands +12 32 £39,500 -21.00% 9
Yorkshire +46 24 £37,500 -10.71% 5
South West -24 23 £32,500 -22.62% 4
East of England +45 13 £42,500 -19.05% 4
North East +16 12 £33,448 -4.43%
East Midlands +3 5 £47,500 - 2
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, IT jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 291 (67.99%) SQL
2 265 (61.92%) Business Intelligence
3 160 (37.38%) Data Warehouse
4 159 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (35.98%) Finance
6 152 (35.51%) SAP
7 147 (34.35%) SQL Server
8 142 (33.18%) Microsoft
9 134 (31.31%) Oracle
10 120 (28.04%) Power BI
10 120 (28.04%) Power Platform
11 117 (27.34%) Analytics
12 115 (26.87%) ETL
13 104 (24.30%) Data Modelling
14 91 (21.26%) Tableau
14 91 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (20.56%) Azure
16 84 (19.63%) T-SQL
17 82 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 82 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 77 (17.99%) PL/SQL
19 76 (17.76%) .NET
20 72 (16.82%) Data Analysis
21 68 (15.89%) Oracle Database
22 67 (15.65%) Java
23 63 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
24 57 (13.32%) Microsoft Excel
25 55 (12.85%) C#
26 54 (12.62%) QlikView
27 53 (12.38%) SDLC

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (8.18%) SAS
2 23 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.27%) Confluence
5 12 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.17%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.47%) CMS
8 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 57 (13.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) SPSS
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.21%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.87%) FastStats
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.70%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.70%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.70%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.47%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.23%) SAP POS DM
7 1 (0.23%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 120 (28.04%) Power Platform
2 88 (20.56%) Azure
3 26 (6.07%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.10%) AWS
6 7 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.64%) Azure Functions
6 7 (1.64%) Serverless
7 5 (1.17%) Office 365
7 5 (1.17%) SaaS
8 3 (0.70%) GCP
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.23%) SAN
2 1 (0.23%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (37.38%) Data Warehouse
2 147 (34.35%) SQL Server
3 120 (28.04%) Power BI
4 82 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (15.89%) Oracle Database
6 54 (12.62%) QlikView
7 34 (7.94%) Big Data
8 32 (7.48%) Crystal Reports
9 31 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (6.31%) NoSQL
10 27 (6.31%) SAP BW
11 26 (6.07%) DB2
12 23 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 20 (4.67%) Couchbase
14 19 (4.44%) MS Access
15 17 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (3.97%) Qlik Sense
15 17 (3.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 47 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.54%) JIRA
3 23 (5.37%) Oracle APEX
3 23 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (4.91%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.67%) NUnit
5 20 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (4.67%) SpecFlow
5 20 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (4.21%) IBM UrbanCode
7 13 (3.04%) ERwin
8 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.93%) Subversion
10 3 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.70%) LSMW
10 3 (0.70%) Rational Robot
10 3 (0.70%) RIATest
10 3 (0.70%) Selenium
10 3 (0.70%) SilkTest
10 3 (0.70%) WinRunner
General
1 154 (35.98%) Finance
2 34 (7.94%) Banking
3 25 (5.84%) Marketing
4 19 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.04%) Back Office
6 10 (2.34%) Local Government
7 9 (2.10%) Publishing
7 9 (2.10%) Retail
8 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.40%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.47%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Police
13 1 (0.23%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 148 (34.58%) Analyst
2 114 (26.64%) Developer
3 57 (13.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 47 (10.98%) Data Analyst
5 42 (9.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 28 (6.54%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.54%) Consultant
7 26 (6.07%) Oracle Developer
8 24 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (5.14%) Architect
10 18 (4.21%) CRM Consultant
10 18 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 18 (4.21%) Functional Consultant
10 18 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 16 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
11 16 (3.74%) Business Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 14 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 14 (3.27%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.76%) .NET
2 45 (10.51%) ASP.NET
3 38 (8.88%) WCF
4 26 (6.07%) XML
5 22 (5.14%) REST
6 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (4.67%) FpML
6 20 (4.67%) SOAP
6 20 (4.67%) XSD
7 19 (4.44%) J2EE
8 18 (4.21%) Apache Flex
8 18 (4.21%) WPF
9 11 (2.57%) MDX
10 8 (1.87%) Web Services
11 7 (1.64%) HTML
12 3 (0.70%) BAPI
12 3 (0.70%) IDoc
12 3 (0.70%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.40%) User Experience
5 5 (1.17%) Reinsurance
6 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.47%) Life Science
7 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.23%) DataPower
8 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.23%) EPoS
8 1 (0.23%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.23%) Replication
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.01%) Unix
2 20 (4.67%) Linux
3 18 (4.21%) Windows
4 10 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (61.92%) Business Intelligence
2 159 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (27.34%) Analytics
4 115 (26.87%) ETL
5 104 (24.30%) Data Modelling
6 72 (16.82%) Data Analysis
7 63 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (12.38%) SDLC
9 50 (11.68%) CRM
9 50 (11.68%) Visualisation
10 39 (9.11%) Change Management
11 38 (8.88%) DevOps
12 36 (8.41%) Mentoring
13 33 (7.71%) Unit Testing
14 32 (7.48%) User Stories
15 31 (7.24%) Integration Testing
15 31 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (7.01%) Migration
17 29 (6.78%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 291 (67.99%) SQL
2 84 (19.63%) T-SQL
3 77 (17.99%) PL/SQL
4 67 (15.65%) Java
5 55 (12.85%) C#
6 45 (10.51%) VBA
7 33 (7.71%) Python
8 30 (7.01%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.44%) VB
10 17 (3.97%) R
11 13 (3.04%) C
12 12 (2.80%) C++
13 6 (1.40%) Perl
13 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.17%) ABAP
15 4 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.70%) PHP
17 2 (0.47%) Ruby
18 1 (0.23%) AWK
18 1 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (11.45%) Degree
2 11 (2.57%) ISEB
2 11 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.87%) MBCS
5 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.17%) IIBA
7 3 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.23%) ACCA
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.28%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.14%) QA
3 9 (2.10%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
System Software
1 18 (4.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.67%) Automic
2 18 (4.21%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.40%) Control-M
4 5 (1.17%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.70%) Ansible
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.23%) Oozie
7 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 152 (35.51%) SAP
2 142 (33.18%) Microsoft
3 134 (31.31%) Oracle
4 91 (21.26%) Tableau
5 44 (10.28%) IBM
6 42 (9.81%) Cognos
7 38 (8.88%) Informatica
8 22 (5.14%) MicroStrategy
9 20 (4.67%) Cadence
9 20 (4.67%) FactSet
10 16 (3.74%) Netezza
11 12 (2.80%) Ab Initio
11 12 (2.80%) Blue Prism
11 12 (2.80%) Xceptor
12 11 (2.57%) Sage
12 11 (2.57%) Teradata
13 8 (1.87%) Alterian
14 6 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
15 4 (0.93%) Sun
16 3 (0.70%) HP