Period
to 18 February 2020

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

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 509 434
Rank change year-on-year +3 -75 -50
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 634 849 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 1.97% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 670 928
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 33,359 43,091 53,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.84% 28.62% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27,417 35,421 44,439
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -52 444 £50,000 - 62
UK excluding London -59 253 £42,500 -5.56% 54
London -44 212 £58,621 +13.83% 12
North of England +71 87 £42,500 +8.97% 17
South East -19 68 £55,000 +4.76% 12
North West +34 53 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands +27 38 £37,500 -25.00% 14
Midlands +4 38 £37,500 -25.00% 15
South West -15 22 £32,500 -19.75% 2
Yorkshire +26 20 £37,500 +3.45% 4
Scotland +33 17 £38,000 +1.33% 3
East of England +33 14 £42,500 -19.05% 4
North East +20 14 £33,448 -4.43%
Wales -22 7 £50,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 435 (68.61%) Business Intelligence
2 325 (51.26%) SAP
3 319 (50.32%) SQL
4 302 (47.63%) Oracle
5 240 (37.85%) Azure
6 221 (34.86%) Java
7 217 (34.23%) Finance
8 204 (32.18%) .NET
9 197 (31.07%) CRM
10 179 (28.23%) Dynamics 365
11 177 (27.92%) Dynamics CRM
12 175 (27.60%) Microsoft
13 172 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
14 171 (26.97%) SharePoint
15 170 (26.81%) BizTalk Server
16 169 (26.66%) Dynamics AX
17 168 (26.50%) J2EE
18 153 (24.13%) SQL Server
19 150 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
20 135 (21.29%) Analytics
21 131 (20.66%) Power BI
21 131 (20.66%) Power Platform
22 114 (17.98%) Data Modelling
23 112 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
24 93 (14.67%) Tableau
25 89 (14.04%) ETL
25 89 (14.04%) PL/SQL
26 84 (13.25%) Data Analysis
27 70 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
28 69 (10.88%) QlikView

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 171 (26.97%) SharePoint
2 170 (26.81%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (6.47%) SAS
4 10 (1.58%) Confluence
5 8 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.95%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.32%) IIS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.16%) Apache
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.16%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (9.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.37%) SPSS
5 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 177 (27.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 169 (26.66%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.26%) FastStats
4 6 (0.95%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.79%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.47%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.47%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.32%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.16%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 240 (37.85%) Azure
2 179 (28.23%) Dynamics 365
3 131 (20.66%) Power Platform
4 23 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.00%) AWS
6 9 (1.42%) GCP
7 7 (1.10%) Azure Functions
7 7 (1.10%) Serverless
8 6 (0.95%) SaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Office 365
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.32%) Kissmetrics
11 2 (0.32%) Smartsheet
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.16%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.16%) SAN
2 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 150 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
3 131 (20.66%) Power BI
4 69 (10.88%) QlikView
5 68 (10.73%) Oracle Database
5 68 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (6.94%) Big Data
8 43 (6.78%) SAP BW
9 32 (5.05%) SAP HANA
10 31 (4.89%) Crystal Reports
10 31 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (4.57%) DB2
11 29 (4.57%) NoSQL
12 28 (4.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 23 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (3.63%) SAP Data Services
14 22 (3.47%) Qlik Sense
15 21 (3.31%) MS Access
16 20 (3.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (5.05%) Oracle APEX
2 26 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.10%) JIRA
3 23 (3.63%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.15%) NUnit
5 20 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (3.15%) SpecFlow
6 15 (2.37%) ERwin
7 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.42%) Subversion
9 5 (0.79%) LSMW
10 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.32%) Selenium
11 1 (0.16%) GitLab
11 1 (0.16%) JUnit
11 1 (0.16%) ProC
11 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 217 (34.23%) Finance
2 29 (4.57%) Marketing
3 23 (3.63%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.15%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.52%) Banking
6 15 (2.37%) Retail
7 12 (1.89%) Back Office
8 10 (1.58%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.42%) Local Government
9 9 (1.42%) Publishing
10 7 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Billing
13 4 (0.63%) Legal
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Police
15 1 (0.16%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 168 (26.50%) Analyst
2 118 (18.61%) Developer
3 99 (15.62%) Consultant
4 74 (11.67%) Architect
5 62 (9.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 59 (9.31%) Data Analyst
7 47 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 46 (7.26%) Project Manager
9 44 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 44 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.57%) Business Analyst
11 28 (4.42%) Team Leader
12 27 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
14 22 (3.47%) Senior Manager
15 21 (3.31%) CRM Consultant
15 21 (3.31%) CRM Project Manager
15 21 (3.31%) Functional Consultant
15 21 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
15 21 (3.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (32.18%) .NET
2 168 (26.50%) J2EE
3 31 (4.89%) XML
4 27 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 23 (3.63%) REST
6 21 (3.31%) SOAP
7 20 (3.15%) ASP.NET Core
7 20 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (3.15%) FpML
7 20 (3.15%) WCF
7 20 (3.15%) XSD
8 11 (1.74%) MDX
9 8 (1.26%) Web Services
10 7 (1.10%) HTML
11 6 (0.95%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.79%) BAPI
13 4 (0.63%) jQuery
13 4 (0.63%) Middleware
14 3 (0.47%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.57%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.10%) Reinsurance
5 6 (0.95%) User Experience
6 4 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.32%) Life Science
8 2 (0.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.16%) Blog
9 1 (0.16%) Clustering
9 1 (0.16%) DataPower
9 1 (0.16%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.16%) EPoS
9 1 (0.16%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.16%) Replication
9 1 (0.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.84%) Unix
2 32 (5.05%) Windows
3 26 (4.10%) Linux
4 10 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (68.61%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (31.07%) CRM
3 172 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (21.29%) Analytics
5 114 (17.98%) Data Modelling
6 89 (14.04%) ETL
7 84 (13.25%) Data Analysis
8 70 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (7.89%) SDLC
10 46 (7.26%) Visualisation
11 44 (6.94%) DevOps
11 44 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 42 (6.62%) ERP
13 39 (6.15%) Change Management
13 39 (6.15%) Data Analytics
14 37 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (5.68%) ITIL
15 36 (5.68%) Logistics
16 35 (5.52%) Migration
16 35 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 319 (50.32%) SQL
2 221 (34.86%) Java
3 89 (14.04%) PL/SQL
4 64 (10.09%) T-SQL
5 41 (6.47%) Python
6 34 (5.36%) C#
6 34 (5.36%) VB
7 31 (4.89%) VBA
8 19 (3.00%) JavaScript
9 17 (2.68%) C
10 16 (2.52%) R
11 15 (2.37%) X++
12 14 (2.21%) C++
13 6 (0.95%) ABAP
14 5 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.79%) Perl
14 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.47%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.16%) PHP
16 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (7.73%) Degree
2 13 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (1.89%) ISEB
4 10 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.26%) MBCS
6 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.79%) IIBA
9 3 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.16%) ACCA
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.62%) Data Quality
2 27 (4.26%) QA
3 11 (1.74%) Actionable Recommendations
4 8 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.95%) SLA
6 4 (0.63%) PMO
7 3 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) GDPR
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.47%) Docker
3 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (3.15%) Automic
2 6 (0.95%) Control-M
3 5 (0.79%) Ansible
3 5 (0.79%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.47%) Terraform
5 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Oozie
6 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 325 (51.26%) SAP
2 302 (47.63%) Oracle
3 175 (27.60%) Microsoft
4 93 (14.67%) Tableau
5 54 (8.52%) Cognos
6 44 (6.94%) Informatica
7 25 (3.94%) IBM
8 23 (3.63%) MicroStrategy
9 21 (3.31%) Cadence
10 20 (3.15%) FactSet
11 18 (2.84%) Netezza
11 18 (2.84%) Teradata
12 15 (2.37%) Blue Prism
12 15 (2.37%) Xceptor
13 13 (2.05%) Sage
14 11 (1.74%) Ab Initio
14 11 (1.74%) Sun
15 9 (1.42%) Google
16 8 (1.26%) Alterian
17 7 (1.10%) Salesforce.com