Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 519 473 374
Rank change year-on-year -46 -99 -29
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 707 1,021 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 2.12% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 577 769 1,001
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 36,959 48,241 53,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.98% 29.49% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30,358 39,375 43,610
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 15 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 21 October 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
England -70 572 £50,000 - 70
UK excluding London -9 359 £45,000 - 54
London -106 233 £57,500 +4.55% 19
South East -27 91 £50,000 - 17
Midlands +28 78 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North of England +14 76 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East of England +84 54 £42,500 -2.30% 10
North West +53 53 £47,500 +28.38% 4
West Midlands +30 47 £42,500 -2.20% 4
East Midlands +27 27 £47,500 -13.64%
Scotland +17 25 £41,250 +3.13% 2
South West -25 25 £34,750 -18.24% 9
Yorkshire -9 22 £37,500 -18.92% 7
Wales -24 8 £41,000 +13.10% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 493 (69.73%) Business Intelligence
2 382 (54.03%) SQL
3 379 (53.61%) SAP
4 292 (41.30%) Oracle
5 237 (33.52%) Finance
6 227 (32.11%) SQL Server
7 209 (29.56%) Analytics
8 207 (29.28%) Data Warehouse
9 192 (27.16%) Azure
10 182 (25.74%) Power BI
10 182 (25.74%) Power Platform
11 180 (25.46%) Tableau
11 180 (25.46%) .NET
12 175 (24.75%) ETL
13 162 (22.91%) Microsoft
14 158 (22.35%) Java
15 149 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
16 136 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 136 (19.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 129 (18.25%) T-SQL
18 128 (18.10%) CRM
19 118 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
20 117 (16.55%) SharePoint
21 109 (15.42%) BizTalk Server
22 108 (15.28%) Dynamics 365
23 107 (15.13%) Dynamics CRM
24 106 (14.99%) J2EE
25 105 (14.85%) Dynamics AX
26 96 (13.58%) Data Modelling
27 94 (13.30%) Problem-Solving

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
1 117 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 109 (15.42%) BizTalk Server
3 33 (4.67%) SAS
4 17 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.56%) Confluence
6 10 (1.41%) NetWeaver
7 9 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 80 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 107 (15.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (14.85%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (3.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 19 (2.69%) SAP BPC
5 12 (1.70%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.71%) Sage X3
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.28%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.28%) FastStats
10 2 (0.28%) iTrent
10 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 192 (27.16%) Azure
2 182 (25.74%) Power Platform
3 108 (15.28%) Dynamics 365
4 35 (4.95%) AWS
5 23 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (1.27%) GCP
8 8 (1.13%) Office 365
8 8 (1.13%) SaaS
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.42%) GitHub
9 3 (0.42%) IaaS
9 3 (0.42%) PaaS
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) npm
10 2 (0.28%) NuGet
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.99%) Internet
2 3 (0.42%) FTP
2 3 (0.42%) HTTP
3 2 (0.28%) GSM
3 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.28%) UMTS
3 2 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.14%) 3G
4 1 (0.14%) 4G
4 1 (0.14%) GPRS
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) LTE
4 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (32.11%) SQL Server
2 207 (29.28%) Data Warehouse
3 182 (25.74%) Power BI
4 136 (19.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (19.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (12.73%) SAP BW
6 81 (11.46%) SAP HANA
7 73 (10.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 70 (9.90%) Oracle Database
8 70 (9.90%) QlikView
9 60 (8.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 55 (7.78%) Relational Database
11 52 (7.36%) SAP Data Services
11 52 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (6.51%) Oracle Reports
13 45 (6.36%) Crystal Reports
14 36 (5.09%) RDBMS
15 27 (3.82%) NoSQL
16 26 (3.68%) Qlik Sense
17 25 (3.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 67 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.37%) JIRA
3 27 (3.82%) IBM UrbanCode
4 21 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.69%) NUnit
5 19 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (2.69%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.27%) Selenium
6 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.13%) HP UFT
7 8 (1.13%) Rational Robot
7 8 (1.13%) RIATest
7 8 (1.13%) SilkTest
7 8 (1.13%) WinRunner
8 6 (0.85%) git-flow
8 6 (0.85%) JUnit
8 6 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 237 (33.52%) Finance
2 55 (7.78%) Banking
3 31 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.24%) Marketing
5 29 (4.10%) Retail
6 19 (2.69%) Public Sector
7 15 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.98%) Local Government
9 10 (1.41%) Billing
10 8 (1.13%) Electronics
10 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.13%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Social Housing
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
13 3 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Housing Association
14 2 (0.28%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 192 (27.16%) Analyst
2 177 (25.04%) Developer
3 107 (15.13%) Consultant
4 95 (13.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 53 (7.50%) Architect
6 50 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 44 (6.22%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 42 (5.94%) Data Analyst
9 31 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
10 30 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 30 (4.24%) SQL Developer
11 29 (4.10%) Project Manager
12 28 (3.96%) Business Analyst
12 28 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (3.82%) SAP BW Consultant
13 27 (3.82%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.39%) Applications Support
14 24 (3.39%) Business Developer
14 24 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
15 23 (3.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (25.46%) .NET
2 106 (14.99%) J2EE
3 46 (6.51%) WCF
4 44 (6.22%) ASP.NET
5 31 (4.38%) XML
6 27 (3.82%) WPF
7 20 (2.83%) Apache Flex
7 20 (2.83%) HTML
7 20 (2.83%) REST
8 19 (2.69%) ASP.NET Core
8 19 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (2.69%) FpML
8 19 (2.69%) SOAP
8 19 (2.69%) XSD
9 14 (1.98%) Web Services
10 10 (1.41%) JSON
11 9 (1.27%) SAP Basis
12 8 (1.13%) MDX
13 7 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 118 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (1.70%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.41%) User Experience
7 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.57%) Life Science
8 4 (0.57%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.42%) Clustering
9 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.42%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.42%) Replication
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.80%) Unix
2 14 (1.98%) Windows
3 12 (1.70%) Linux
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.28%) VMS
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (69.73%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (29.56%) Analytics
3 175 (24.75%) ETL
4 149 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (18.10%) CRM
6 96 (13.58%) Data Modelling
7 94 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (13.30%) Visualisation
8 72 (10.18%) Data Analysis
9 60 (8.49%) ERP
9 60 (8.49%) Software Engineering
10 59 (8.35%) Project Management
11 55 (7.78%) SDLC
12 52 (7.36%) Change Management
13 49 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
14 40 (5.66%) Coaching
15 39 (5.52%) DevOps
16 38 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (5.37%) ITIL
17 37 (5.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 382 (54.03%) SQL
2 158 (22.35%) Java
3 129 (18.25%) T-SQL
4 88 (12.45%) PL/SQL
5 56 (7.92%) C#
6 53 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 49 (6.93%) VBA
8 47 (6.65%) Python
9 21 (2.97%) R
10 20 (2.83%) PHP
11 16 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.26%) X++
12 12 (1.70%) ABAP
12 12 (1.70%) VB
13 11 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.71%) Perl
14 5 (0.71%) Ruby
14 5 (0.71%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.71%) U-SQL
15 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (12.59%) Degree
2 18 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.56%) ISEB
4 8 (1.13%) MBCS
5 7 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) MCSA
9 2 (0.28%) MCSE
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.07%) Data Quality
2 36 (5.09%) QA
3 9 (1.27%) PMO
4 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.42%) GDPR
6 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 27 (3.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (3.82%) Tivoli
2 19 (2.69%) Automic
3 7 (0.99%) Ansible
4 6 (0.85%) Terraform
5 4 (0.57%) Control-M
6 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 379 (53.61%) SAP
2 292 (41.30%) Oracle
3 180 (25.46%) Tableau
4 162 (22.91%) Microsoft
5 55 (7.78%) Cognos
6 50 (7.07%) IBM
7 33 (4.67%) Informatica
8 19 (2.69%) Cadence
8 19 (2.69%) FactSet
8 19 (2.69%) MicroStrategy
9 14 (1.98%) Google
10 13 (1.84%) Ab Initio
11 12 (1.70%) VMware
12 11 (1.56%) HP
12 11 (1.56%) Teradata
13 10 (1.41%) Netezza
14 9 (1.27%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.13%) Green Hat
16 7 (0.99%) Birst
16 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com