Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK > England
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 548 507 469
Rank change year-on-year -41 -38 -92
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 456 745 1,050
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.92% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 386 609 869
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,075 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £58,621 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.24% -4.76% +5.00%

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 28,970 38,843 51,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.63% 28.29% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23,851 32,227 42,945
Median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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 -7 210 £60,000 +9.09% 22
North of England +76 97 £42,500 +11.11% 6
South East -29 72 £57,500 +7.48% 21
North West +46 63 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Midlands +16 45 £37,500 -25.00% 9
West Midlands +27 42 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Yorkshire +39 19 £36,978 -7.56%
South West 0 16 £32,500 -19.75% 2
North East +20 15 £37,724 +7.78% 1
East of England +9 11 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East Midlands +6 3 - - 2
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 283 (62.06%) SQL
2 257 (56.36%) Business Intelligence
3 194 (42.54%) Finance
4 177 (38.82%) SAP
5 157 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (32.89%) Microsoft
7 146 (32.02%) Oracle
7 146 (32.02%) Data Warehouse
8 142 (31.14%) SQL Server
9 122 (26.75%) Analytics
10 114 (25.00%) Power BI
10 114 (25.00%) Power Platform
11 101 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
12 100 (21.93%) Data Modelling
13 93 (20.39%) ETL
14 84 (18.42%) PL/SQL
15 83 (18.20%) Azure
16 75 (16.45%) Data Analysis
17 74 (16.23%) Java
17 74 (16.23%) Tableau
18 66 (14.47%) QlikView
19 64 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
20 58 (12.72%) Big Data
21 55 (12.06%) Python
22 54 (11.84%) Oracle Database
23 53 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 51 (11.18%) CRM
25 48 (10.53%) Degree
25 48 (10.53%) T-SQL
26 47 (10.31%) .NET

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 34 (7.46%) SAS
2 29 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.32%) Apache
5 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.10%) IIS
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.88%) Confluence
7 4 (0.88%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.66%) CMS
8 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.44%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (9.87%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.73%) SPSS
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 29 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.41%) SAP BPC
4 8 (1.75%) FastStats
5 7 (1.54%) SAP MDG
6 5 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.88%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.44%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.44%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.44%) SAP IBP
10 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.22%) SAP POS DM
10 1 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 114 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 83 (18.20%) Azure
3 34 (7.46%) Dynamics 365
4 30 (6.58%) AWS
5 11 (2.41%) SaaS
6 10 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.97%) Office 365
7 9 (1.97%) Serverless
8 7 (1.54%) Azure Functions
8 7 (1.54%) GCP
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.66%) IaaS
10 3 (0.66%) PaaS
10 3 (0.66%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.44%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.22%) HTTP
1 1 (0.22%) Internet
1 1 (0.22%) SAN
1 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (32.02%) Data Warehouse
2 142 (31.14%) SQL Server
3 114 (25.00%) Power BI
4 66 (14.47%) QlikView
5 58 (12.72%) Big Data
6 54 (11.84%) Oracle Database
7 53 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (7.46%) SAP BW
10 31 (6.80%) DB2
11 30 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (5.92%) Crystal Reports
12 27 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (5.48%) SAP Data Services
14 24 (5.26%) MongoDB
14 24 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
14 24 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (4.82%) SAP HANA
16 20 (4.39%) NoSQL
17 19 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (8.55%) Oracle APEX
2 22 (4.82%) JIRA
3 17 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.51%) ERwin
5 14 (3.07%) Subversion
6 9 (1.97%) LSMW
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.32%) NUnit
8 6 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.10%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (1.10%) Selenium
10 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.22%) JUnit
11 1 (0.22%) ProC
General
1 194 (42.54%) Finance
2 26 (5.70%) Marketing
3 21 (4.61%) Financial Institution
4 20 (4.39%) Banking
5 12 (2.63%) Back Office
6 9 (1.97%) Local Government
6 9 (1.97%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.75%) Publishing
8 7 (1.54%) Retail
9 5 (1.10%) Billing
9 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 138 (30.26%) Analyst
2 107 (23.46%) Developer
3 50 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 44 (9.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 41 (8.99%) Data Analyst
6 39 (8.55%) Architect
7 29 (6.36%) Consultant
8 24 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
9 23 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 23 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 21 (4.61%) Business Manager
10 21 (4.61%) CRM Consultant
10 21 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 21 (4.61%) Functional Consultant
10 21 (4.61%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.39%) Team Leader
12 19 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 19 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.31%) .NET
2 22 (4.82%) J2EE
3 18 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.07%) XML
5 12 (2.63%) MDX
6 11 (2.41%) REST
6 11 (2.41%) WCF
7 10 (2.19%) HTML
7 10 (2.19%) Web Services
8 7 (1.54%) BAPI
8 7 (1.54%) SOAP
9 6 (1.32%) Apache Flex
9 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Core
9 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (1.32%) CSS
9 6 (1.32%) FpML
9 6 (1.32%) XSD
10 5 (1.10%) Pandas
10 5 (1.10%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.24%) Data Structures
3 29 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.63%) Reinsurance
5 10 (2.19%) User Experience
6 5 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.66%) Blog
7 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.66%) Life Science
7 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.22%) Clustering
9 1 (0.22%) Derivative
9 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.22%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.09%) Windows
2 29 (6.36%) Linux
3 28 (6.14%) Unix
4 10 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (56.36%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (26.75%) Analytics
4 100 (21.93%) Data Modelling
5 93 (20.39%) ETL
6 75 (16.45%) Data Analysis
7 51 (11.18%) CRM
8 47 (10.31%) Visualisation
9 46 (10.09%) SDLC
10 43 (9.43%) ITIL
11 37 (8.11%) DevOps
11 37 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.24%) Data Analytics
14 33 (7.24%) ERP
14 33 (7.24%) Migration
15 31 (6.80%) Data Governance
15 31 (6.80%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 283 (62.06%) SQL
2 84 (18.42%) PL/SQL
3 74 (16.23%) Java
4 55 (12.06%) Python
5 48 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 38 (8.33%) VB
7 34 (7.46%) VBA
8 26 (5.70%) C#
9 24 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.04%) C
11 15 (3.29%) C++
12 13 (2.85%) R
13 11 (2.41%) ABAP
14 7 (1.54%) Scala
15 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (1.10%) Korn
16 4 (0.88%) PHP
16 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (10.53%) Degree
2 15 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.63%) ISEB
5 8 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.10%) IIBA
8 4 (0.88%) ACCA
8 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.88%) MBCS
9 3 (0.66%) CIMA
9 3 (0.66%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.44%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.22%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.95%) QA
3 11 (2.41%) Actionable Recommendations
4 9 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.97%) SLA
5 7 (1.54%) COBIT
6 5 (1.10%) GDPR
7 4 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.54%) Docker
2 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) Automic
2 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.88%) Control-M
3 4 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.66%) Ansible
4 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.66%) Terraform
5 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 177 (38.82%) SAP
2 150 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 146 (32.02%) Oracle
4 74 (16.23%) Tableau
5 44 (9.65%) Cognos
5 44 (9.65%) Informatica
6 28 (6.14%) IBM
7 18 (3.95%) MicroStrategy
8 16 (3.51%) Blue Prism
8 16 (3.51%) Netezza
9 15 (3.29%) Teradata
9 15 (3.29%) Xceptor
10 14 (3.07%) Sun
11 13 (2.85%) Sage
12 8 (1.75%) Alterian
13 6 (1.32%) Ab Initio
13 6 (1.32%) Cadence
13 6 (1.32%) FactSet
13 6 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
13 6 (1.32%) Sybase