Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 415 513 369
Rank change year-on-year +98 -144 -47
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 541 483 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.65% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 1.64% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 435 339 617
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £28,850 £30,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -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 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 22,513 29,515 31,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.07% 29.76% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18,266 24,703 26,777
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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
South East +92 178 £51,750 -5.91% 18
Midlands +91 121 £47,500 +7.34% 9
West Midlands +68 84 £45,000 - 4
East of England +111 67 £44,632 +0.86% 15
North of England -31 64 £47,500 +28.38% 15
North West +21 49 £47,500 +35.71% 9
South West -20 47 £34,500 -18.82% 8
Scotland +22 39 £43,750 +9.38% 3
East Midlands +32 33 £47,500 +9.20% 5
Wales +6 22 £41,000 +17.87% 2
Yorkshire -22 14 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Northern Ireland -14 3 £37,500 -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 375 (69.32%) Business Intelligence
2 272 (50.28%) SQL
3 265 (48.98%) SAP
4 226 (41.77%) Finance
5 188 (34.75%) Oracle
6 187 (34.57%) Analytics
7 185 (34.20%) Data Warehouse
8 181 (33.46%) SQL Server
9 148 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (24.40%) ETL
11 127 (23.48%) Microsoft
12 122 (22.55%) Tableau
13 114 (21.07%) QlikView
13 114 (21.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 104 (19.22%) Power BI
14 104 (19.22%) Power Platform
15 102 (18.85%) SAP BW
16 99 (18.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 98 (18.11%) SAP HANA
18 92 (17.01%) Microsoft Excel
19 89 (16.45%) Visualisation
20 86 (15.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 83 (15.34%) T-SQL
22 82 (15.16%) Data Modelling
23 79 (14.60%) Degree
24 73 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
25 72 (13.31%) Crystal Reports
26 63 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
27 62 (11.46%) Project Management
28 58 (10.72%) Data Analysis

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 40 (7.39%) SAS
2 29 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.33%) IIS
3 18 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.85%) NetWeaver
5 7 (1.29%) Apache
6 6 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 92 (17.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) SPSS
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 41 (7.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 37 (6.84%) SAP BPC
3 20 (3.70%) SAP ERP
4 11 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.48%) iTrent
7 6 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
8 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.92%) Sage X3
9 4 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.55%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.55%) SAP IBP
11 2 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (19.22%) Power Platform
2 45 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.48%) Office 365
5 8 (1.48%) SaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (0.92%) GitHub
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.74%) IaaS
7 4 (0.74%) PaaS
8 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.37%) Taleo
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.85%) Intranet
2 4 (0.74%) GSM
2 4 (0.74%) UMTS
2 4 (0.74%) WAN
3 3 (0.55%) GPRS
3 3 (0.55%) LAN
4 2 (0.37%) FTP
4 2 (0.37%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) 3G
5 1 (0.18%) 4G
5 1 (0.18%) LTE
5 1 (0.18%) MPLS
5 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (34.20%) Data Warehouse
2 181 (33.46%) SQL Server
3 114 (21.07%) QlikView
3 114 (21.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (19.22%) Power BI
5 102 (18.85%) SAP BW
6 99 (18.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (18.11%) SAP HANA
8 86 (15.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 72 (13.31%) Crystal Reports
10 52 (9.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 45 (8.32%) Relational Database
12 43 (7.95%) Qlik Sense
13 42 (7.76%) Oracle Reports
14 39 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (5.18%) RDBMS
16 25 (4.62%) Lumira
17 23 (4.25%) Big Data
17 23 (4.25%) Oracle Database
18 21 (3.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (5.18%) JIRA
2 23 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.22%) IBM UrbanCode
3 12 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.29%) Selenium
6 6 (1.11%) Maven
6 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.92%) LSMW
8 4 (0.74%) Hudson
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.74%) Toad
9 3 (0.55%) ERwin
10 2 (0.37%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.18%) GitLab
General
1 226 (41.77%) Finance
2 50 (9.24%) Banking
3 38 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 36 (6.65%) Retail
5 34 (6.28%) Legal
6 33 (6.10%) Marketing
7 30 (5.55%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.51%) Local Government
9 18 (3.33%) Electronics
10 7 (1.29%) Billing
11 4 (0.74%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (30.31%) Analyst
2 148 (27.36%) Developer
3 70 (12.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 64 (11.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 56 (10.35%) Consultant
6 30 (5.55%) Architect
6 30 (5.55%) SAP Analyst
7 29 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.18%) Applications Support
8 28 (5.18%) Data Analyst
8 28 (5.18%) Support Analyst
9 27 (4.99%) Business Developer
9 27 (4.99%) Report Analyst
10 24 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 24 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
11 23 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 22 (4.07%) SAP BW Consultant
12 22 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.70%) SQL Developer
14 19 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.13%) .NET
2 22 (4.07%) HTML
3 15 (2.77%) Web Services
4 12 (2.22%) WCF
4 12 (2.22%) WPF
4 12 (2.22%) XML
5 11 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.85%) J2EE
6 10 (1.85%) JSON
7 8 (1.48%) SAP Basis
7 8 (1.48%) SAP Fiori
8 6 (1.11%) Kafka
9 5 (0.92%) SAP Smart Forms
10 4 (0.74%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.74%) MDX
10 4 (0.74%) Node.js
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.55%) jQuery
11 3 (0.55%) Middleware
12 2 (0.37%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.70%) User Experience
4 19 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.11%) Life Science
7 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.55%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.37%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.18%) CMDB
12 1 (0.18%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.18%) DataPower
12 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.14%) Unix
2 14 (2.59%) Solaris
3 10 (1.85%) Windows
4 8 (1.48%) Linux
5 5 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.74%) VMS
7 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (69.32%) Business Intelligence
2 187 (34.57%) Analytics
3 148 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (24.40%) ETL
5 89 (16.45%) Visualisation
6 82 (15.16%) Data Modelling
7 63 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (11.46%) Project Management
9 58 (10.72%) Data Analysis
10 57 (10.54%) Data Visualisation
11 47 (8.69%) ERP
12 42 (7.76%) ITIL
13 39 (7.21%) Coaching
14 38 (7.02%) Software Engineering
15 35 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (6.28%) Data Management
17 33 (6.10%) Business Analysis
17 33 (6.10%) Data Development
18 31 (5.73%) PRINCE2
19 30 (5.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (50.28%) SQL
2 83 (15.34%) T-SQL
3 50 (9.24%) PL/SQL
4 48 (8.87%) Java
5 40 (7.39%) VBA
6 39 (7.21%) JavaScript
7 37 (6.84%) Python
8 19 (3.51%) R
9 17 (3.14%) ABAP
9 17 (3.14%) C#
10 16 (2.96%) PHP
11 15 (2.77%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.40%) SAS Macro
13 11 (2.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.92%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.92%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.92%) X++
15 4 (0.74%) Scala
16 3 (0.55%) C
16 3 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (14.60%) Degree
2 12 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 8 (1.48%) ISEB
4 7 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) MCSA
8 2 (0.37%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.18%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.54%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.03%) QA
3 9 (1.66%) SLA
4 5 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.74%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) GAAP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.74%) Control-M
3 4 (0.74%) Terraform
4 3 (0.55%) Ansible
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 265 (48.98%) SAP
2 188 (34.75%) Oracle
3 127 (23.48%) Microsoft
4 122 (22.55%) Tableau
5 53 (9.80%) Cognos
6 31 (5.73%) Informatica
7 25 (4.62%) IBM
8 15 (2.77%) Teradata
9 14 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.59%) VMware
10 11 (2.03%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.85%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.85%) Remedy
12 8 (1.48%) Google
13 7 (1.29%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.29%) Sage
13 7 (1.29%) Talend
14 6 (1.11%) Sybase
14 6 (1.11%) TIBCO