Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 539 475 409
Rank change year-on-year -64 -66 -50
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 250 441 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.36% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.86% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 198 357 542
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,175 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £62,275
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year +15.00% -0.50% +0.50%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,078 23,675 31,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.16% 28.14% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,893 19,415 26,228
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,725 £63,575
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,095 £49,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +6.32% +3.16%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the UK excluding London

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in the UK excluding London

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK excluding London

BusinessObjects
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
North of England +70 89 £42,500 +13.33% 17
South East -13 66 £56,250 +7.14% 15
North West +58 55 £42,500 +11.11% 12
West Midlands +28 37 £37,500 -25.00% 16
Midlands +5 37 £37,500 -25.00% 18
South West -6 21 £32,500 -19.75% 4
Yorkshire +29 20 £37,500 +3.45% 3
Scotland +31 16 £38,000 -10.59% 2
East of England +33 14 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North East +24 14 £33,448 -4.43% 2
Wales -28 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 166 (66.40%) SQL
2 154 (61.60%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (47.60%) Finance
4 94 (37.60%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (33.20%) SQL Server
7 78 (31.20%) Oracle
7 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
8 77 (30.80%) Analytics
9 72 (28.80%) SAP
10 69 (27.60%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (25.60%) Data Modelling
12 63 (25.20%) Power BI
12 63 (25.20%) Power Platform
13 50 (20.00%) PL/SQL
14 46 (18.40%) ETL
15 45 (18.00%) QlikView
16 35 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (13.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (13.20%) Azure
18 33 (13.20%) Big Data
18 33 (13.20%) Data Analytics
19 32 (12.80%) Data Analysis
20 31 (12.40%) Tableau
20 31 (12.40%) SDLC
21 29 (11.60%) Windows
21 29 (11.60%) T-SQL
22 28 (11.20%) Cognos

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 26 (10.40%) SAS
2 7 (2.80%) Confluence
3 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.00%) SPSS
4 4 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.20%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.20%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.40%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (25.20%) Power Platform
2 33 (13.20%) Azure
3 12 (4.80%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (2.80%) AWS
5 3 (1.20%) GCP
6 2 (0.80%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
1 1 (0.40%) Internet
1 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.40%) SAN
1 1 (0.40%) SMS
1 1 (0.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (37.60%) Data Warehouse
2 83 (33.20%) SQL Server
3 63 (25.20%) Power BI
4 45 (18.00%) QlikView
5 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (13.20%) Big Data
8 28 (11.20%) Oracle Database
9 24 (9.60%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (9.20%) SAP BW
11 22 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (7.60%) Qlik Sense
13 15 (6.00%) DB2
14 14 (5.60%) MS Access
14 14 (5.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (5.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 12 (4.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 12 (4.80%) MongoDB
16 12 (4.80%) SAP HANA
17 11 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (6.40%) JIRA
3 13 (5.20%) ERwin
4 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.00%) LSMW
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) GitLab
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) JUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (47.60%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Financial Institution
3 15 (6.00%) Marketing
4 12 (4.80%) Back Office
5 11 (4.40%) Retail
6 8 (3.20%) Banking
6 8 (3.20%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.00%) Billing
8 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Police
Job Titles
1 76 (30.40%) Analyst
2 59 (23.60%) Developer
3 33 (13.20%) Data Analyst
4 31 (12.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 28 (11.20%) Team Leader
6 22 (8.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 20 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 16 (6.40%) Architect
9 15 (6.00%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 12 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
11 12 (4.80%) Data Manager
11 12 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 10 (4.00%) Crystal Reports Writer
12 10 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Report Writer
12 10 (4.00%) Systems Manager
13 8 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.60%) Web Services
1 9 (3.60%) XML
2 8 (3.20%) .NET
3 7 (2.80%) MDX
4 5 (2.00%) BAPI
5 4 (1.60%) jQuery
5 4 (1.60%) SciPy
6 3 (1.20%) IDoc
6 3 (1.20%) Matplotlib
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
6 3 (1.20%) Seaborn
7 2 (0.80%) CSS
7 2 (0.80%) EDI
7 2 (0.80%) HTML
7 2 (0.80%) HTML5
7 2 (0.80%) REST
7 2 (0.80%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.40%) JDBC
8 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (27.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.80%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.60%) Reinsurance
5 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) DataPower
6 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.40%) EPoS
6 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.60%) Windows
2 27 (10.80%) Linux
3 11 (4.40%) Unix
4 10 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (61.60%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (30.80%) Analytics
4 64 (25.60%) Data Modelling
5 46 (18.40%) ETL
6 34 (13.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (13.20%) Data Analytics
8 32 (12.80%) Data Analysis
9 31 (12.40%) SDLC
10 26 (10.40%) Data Governance
10 26 (10.40%) Migration
11 25 (10.00%) ERP
12 22 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.40%) Decision-Making
13 21 (8.40%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.60%) Visualisation
15 18 (7.20%) Change Management
15 18 (7.20%) Data Strategy
15 18 (7.20%) ITIL
16 17 (6.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 166 (66.40%) SQL
2 50 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 29 (11.60%) T-SQL
4 15 (6.00%) VBA
5 12 (4.80%) Java
5 12 (4.80%) Python
6 11 (4.40%) C
7 10 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.20%) VB
9 7 (2.80%) C++
10 5 (2.00%) C#
11 4 (1.60%) ABAP
11 4 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) Korn
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (9.20%) Degree
2 10 (4.00%) ISEB
3 7 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.80%) MBCS
4 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ACCA
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.80%) QA
3 8 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.80%) SLA
5 4 (1.60%) PMO
6 3 (1.20%) COBIT
7 2 (0.80%) GDPR
8 1 (0.40%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
1 78 (31.20%) Oracle
2 72 (28.80%) SAP
3 31 (12.40%) Tableau
4 28 (11.20%) Cognos
5 27 (10.80%) Informatica
6 14 (5.60%) IBM
7 13 (5.20%) Netezza
7 13 (5.20%) Sage
8 12 (4.80%) Teradata
9 11 (4.40%) Sun
10 8 (3.20%) Ab Initio
10 8 (3.20%) Blue Prism
10 8 (3.20%) Xceptor
11 4 (1.60%) Google
11 4 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.80%) Concur
13 2 (0.80%) Sybase
14 1 (0.40%) Mapinfo