Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 305 275
Rank change year-on-year -62 -30 +16
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 1507 2069 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 3.48% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1617 2073
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54300 59449 69004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.73% 30.02% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45181 50756 58239
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 16 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 16 August 2017. 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 -59 1429 £47,500 -5.00% 69
UK excluding London -52 784 £43,000 -4.44% 53
London -55 640 £52,500 -12.50% 22
South East +21 282 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Midlands -10 165 £42,500 - 6
North of England -59 142 £42,500 +11.84% 19
West Midlands +17 110 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -25 91 £42,500 +11.84% 10
East of England -46 86 £32,500 -21.69% 2
South West -33 71 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North West -60 42 £35,000 -6.67% 8
East Midlands -44 41 £30,500 -41.90% 2
Scotland -8 40 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North East +29 9 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Wales -10 5 £43,500 +19.55% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 885 (58.73%) Business Intelligence
2 754 (50.03%) SQL
3 703 (46.65%) SAP
4 632 (41.94%) Finance
5 487 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
6 449 (29.79%) Oracle
7 439 (29.13%) SQL Server
8 433 (28.73%) ETL
9 376 (24.95%) Analytical Skills
10 337 (22.36%) Analytics
11 322 (21.37%) Tableau
12 297 (19.71%) Data Modelling
13 296 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
14 292 (19.38%) SAP BW
15 290 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 286 (18.98%) Microsoft
17 280 (18.58%) Microsoft Excel
18 273 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 235 (15.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
20 222 (14.73%) Retail
21 215 (14.27%) Banking
22 209 (13.87%) QlikView
23 192 (12.74%) Asset Management
24 190 (12.61%) Degree
25 182 (12.08%) Cognos
26 177 (11.75%) SAP HANA
27 173 (11.48%) Visualisation
28 165 (10.95%) PL/SQL
29 146 (9.69%) Data Quality
30 143 (9.49%) Investment Banking

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 88 (5.84%) SAS
2 76 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 60 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 57 (3.78%) JBoss
5 38 (2.52%) NetWeaver
6 29 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 27 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.06%) Confluence
9 14 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.53%) IIS
12 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.33%) Apache
13 5 (0.33%) CMS
13 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.27%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.20%) WordPress
16 2 (0.13%) SAP Portal
16 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 280 (18.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.46%) SPSS
6 16 (1.06%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.46%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.20%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 73 (4.84%) SAP BPC
2 36 (2.39%) SAP ERP
3 20 (1.33%) SAP FI
4 19 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (1.06%) SAP CO
5 16 (1.06%) SAP CRM
5 16 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 13 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
8 11 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
10 9 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
11 8 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
11 8 (0.53%) SAP SRM
12 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.46%) SAP R/3
13 6 (0.40%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.18%) GitHub
2 53 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.60%) SaaS
7 7 (0.46%) PaaS
8 5 (0.33%) Office 365
8 5 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.066%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.066%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.00%) Internet
2 9 (0.60%) LDAP
3 8 (0.53%) Firewall
4 6 (0.40%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.13%) DNS
5 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.13%) FTP
5 2 (0.13%) Intranet
5 2 (0.13%) SAN
5 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.066%) 2G
6 1 (0.066%) 3G
6 1 (0.066%) Broadband
6 1 (0.066%) GPRS
6 1 (0.066%) HTTP
6 1 (0.066%) LTE
6 1 (0.066%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.066%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.066%) SSL
6 1 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
2 439 (29.13%) SQL Server
3 292 (19.38%) SAP BW
4 290 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 273 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 235 (15.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 209 (13.87%) QlikView
8 177 (11.75%) SAP HANA
9 142 (9.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 122 (8.10%) Crystal Reports
11 114 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 106 (7.03%) Relational Database
13 105 (6.97%) SAP Data Services
14 94 (6.24%) Big Data
15 91 (6.04%) Power BI
16 90 (5.97%) Hadoop
17 79 (5.24%) Oracle Database
18 64 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
19 59 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
20 55 (3.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 99 (6.57%) JIRA
2 63 (4.18%) TeamCity
3 53 (3.52%) Maven
4 52 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 51 (3.38%) JUnit
5 51 (3.38%) Mockito
6 33 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.59%) Selenium
8 19 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.06%) ERwin
10 15 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
10 15 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.46%) Toad
12 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.27%) MSI
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.20%) ProC
14 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 632 (41.94%) Finance
2 222 (14.73%) Retail
3 215 (14.27%) Banking
4 143 (9.49%) Investment Banking
5 141 (9.36%) Retail Banking
6 94 (6.24%) Marketing
7 66 (4.38%) Publishing
8 29 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.79%) Front Office
10 21 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.26%) Legal
12 12 (0.80%) Law
13 11 (0.73%) Billing
13 11 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.73%) French Language
13 11 (0.73%) Local Government
14 8 (0.53%) Back Office
14 8 (0.53%) Games
15 6 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 499 (33.11%) Developer
2 459 (30.46%) Analyst
3 189 (12.54%) Consultant
4 150 (9.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 148 (9.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 110 (7.30%) SAP Consultant
7 86 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
8 85 (5.64%) Senior Developer
9 72 (4.78%) Data Analyst
10 71 (4.71%) Architect
11 70 (4.64%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
11 70 (4.64%) SQL Analyst
12 64 (4.25%) SAP Analyst
13 63 (4.18%) MIS Developer
14 61 (4.05%) SQL Developer
15 60 (3.98%) Business Consultant
15 60 (3.98%) Business Developer
15 60 (3.98%) SAP Developer
16 59 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 58 (3.85%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.91%) RESTful
1 74 (4.91%) XML
2 70 (4.64%) .NET
3 63 (4.18%) J2EE
3 63 (4.18%) Spring
4 58 (3.85%) JMS
5 53 (3.52%) JDBC
6 51 (3.38%) Middleware
6 51 (3.38%) TIBCO EMS
7 41 (2.72%) MDX
8 35 (2.32%) Web Services
9 30 (1.99%) HTML
10 27 (1.79%) .NET Framework
11 23 (1.53%) Entity Framework
12 20 (1.33%) JSON
13 18 (1.19%) CSS
14 14 (0.93%) SAP Basis
15 11 (0.73%) SOAP
16 9 (0.60%) ASP.NET
17 8 (0.53%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 376 (24.95%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 57 (3.78%) Data Structures
4 50 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.59%) Equities
6 23 (1.53%) Fixed Income
7 18 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 14 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 13 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (0.73%) NHS
11 10 (0.66%) Credit Risk
12 9 (0.60%) User Experience
13 7 (0.46%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.46%) CMDB
13 7 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.46%) FMCG
13 7 (0.46%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.40%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (7.03%) Unix
2 72 (4.78%) Linux
3 53 (3.52%) Windows
4 24 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.066%) AIX
9 1 (0.066%) Solaris
9 1 (0.066%) VMS
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (58.73%) Business Intelligence
2 433 (28.73%) ETL
3 337 (22.36%) Analytics
4 297 (19.71%) Data Modelling
5 296 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (12.74%) Asset Management
7 173 (11.48%) Visualisation
8 141 (9.36%) Wealth Management
9 140 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 132 (8.76%) Data Management
11 131 (8.69%) CRM
11 131 (8.69%) Data Integration
12 111 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
12 111 (7.37%) SDLC
13 108 (7.17%) Data Analytics
14 107 (7.10%) ITIL
15 106 (7.03%) ERP
16 102 (6.77%) Data Analysis
17 95 (6.30%) Project Management
18 89 (5.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 754 (50.03%) SQL
2 165 (10.95%) PL/SQL
3 129 (8.56%) Java
4 109 (7.23%) T-SQL
5 108 (7.17%) Python
6 78 (5.18%) VBA
7 67 (4.45%) C#
8 60 (3.98%) JavaScript
9 56 (3.72%) ABAP
10 51 (3.38%) Bash Shell
10 51 (3.38%) Perl
11 39 (2.59%) R
12 35 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.59%) VB
14 14 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 14 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.86%) C
16 8 (0.53%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.27%) VBScript
17 4 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 190 (12.61%) Degree
2 52 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 12 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (0.53%) CITP
9 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.40%) MCSA
10 6 (0.40%) MCSE
11 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.27%) MCITP
12 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (9.69%) Data Quality
2 53 (3.52%) QA
3 18 (1.19%) SLA
4 11 (0.73%) PMO
5 7 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.27%) SEPA
7 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.20%) Basel II
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.066%) EFQM
10 1 (0.066%) GDPR
10 1 (0.066%) IFRS
10 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.60%) Cronacle
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.13%) HDFS
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.19%) Control-M
2 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.60%) SCCM
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.066%) Ansible
5 1 (0.066%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.066%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.066%) Netcool
5 1 (0.066%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.066%) Puppet
5 1 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 703 (46.65%) SAP
2 449 (29.79%) Oracle
3 322 (21.37%) Tableau
4 286 (18.98%) Microsoft
5 182 (12.08%) Cognos
6 87 (5.77%) Informatica
7 60 (3.98%) TIBCO
8 55 (3.65%) MicroStrategy
9 48 (3.19%) Birst
10 38 (2.52%) Hyperion
11 35 (2.32%) IBM
12 26 (1.73%) Atlassian
13 25 (1.66%) hybris
14 24 (1.59%) Jaspersoft
14 24 (1.59%) Teradata
15 23 (1.53%) Netezza
16 19 (1.26%) Google
16 19 (1.26%) Sybase
17 18 (1.19%) OpenText
18 16 (1.06%) Adobe