Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 361 285
Rank change year-on-year -135 -76 -3
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 975 1,475 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.87% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 2.82% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1,093 1,928
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%

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 52,907 52,352 62,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.68% 30.92% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 43,483 44,452 52,867
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,471 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.20% +3.75%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 -138 901 £50,000 +5.26% 98
UK excluding London -141 482 £42,500 -5.56% 68
London -20 467 £55,000 - 39
South East -151 120 £55,000 +15.79% 16
North of England -45 115 £38,750 -8.82% 15
South West -2 75 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Midlands -63 69 £42,750 +0.59% 10
North West +17 60 £35,000 - 10
Yorkshire -44 55 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England -42 47 £42,000 +6.33% 14
West Midlands -62 41 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Scotland -38 32 £40,000 -4.19% 6
East Midlands +2 28 £37,000 +21.31% 5
Wales +33 23 £35,200 -16.19% 3
Northern Ireland +6 1 £37,500 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 570 (58.46%) Business Intelligence
2 439 (45.03%) SQL
3 400 (41.03%) SAP
4 358 (36.72%) Data Warehouse
5 338 (34.67%) Finance
6 321 (32.92%) SQL Server
7 270 (27.69%) Oracle
8 252 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
9 242 (24.82%) ETL
10 195 (20.00%) Analytics
11 185 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 179 (18.36%) SAP BW
13 173 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 171 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
15 167 (17.13%) Data Modelling
15 167 (17.13%) Tableau
16 153 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 152 (15.59%) QlikView
18 138 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
19 136 (13.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
20 132 (13.54%) Data Analysis
21 116 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
22 115 (11.79%) Power BI
23 113 (11.59%) Data Management
23 113 (11.59%) SAP HANA
24 110 (11.28%) Degree
25 98 (10.05%) Visualisation
26 97 (9.95%) Oracle Database
27 96 (9.85%) Unix
27 96 (9.85%) PL/SQL

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 51 (5.23%) SAS
2 32 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.18%) NetWeaver
4 25 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.03%) Confluence
10 9 (0.92%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.92%) OpenEdge
11 8 (0.82%) Apache
12 6 (0.62%) IIS
13 5 (0.51%) CMS
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.10%) JBoss
16 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 116 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.51%) Stata
5 2 (0.21%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (3.28%) SAP BPC
2 31 (3.18%) Markit EDM
3 22 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (1.13%) SAP EHS
5 11 (1.13%) SAP PLM
5 11 (1.13%) SAP VC
6 10 (1.03%) iTrent
7 9 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.82%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.72%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.15%) SaaS
4 18 (1.85%) IaaS
4 18 (1.85%) PaaS
5 14 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.92%) GitHub
7 7 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.31%) NuGet
11 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.23%) SMS
2 10 (1.03%) SAN
3 5 (0.51%) GPRS
3 5 (0.51%) GSM
3 5 (0.51%) LTE
3 5 (0.51%) UMTS
4 3 (0.31%) Intranet
4 3 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.31%) Skype
5 2 (0.21%) 3G
5 2 (0.21%) 4G
6 1 (0.10%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (36.72%) Data Warehouse
2 321 (32.92%) SQL Server
3 179 (18.36%) SAP BW
4 173 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 153 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 152 (15.59%) QlikView
7 136 (13.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 115 (11.79%) Power BI
9 113 (11.59%) SAP HANA
10 97 (9.95%) Oracle Database
11 94 (9.64%) Crystal Reports
12 77 (7.90%) Relational Database
13 74 (7.59%) Big Data
14 71 (7.28%) Oracle Reports
15 51 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (5.03%) DB2
17 47 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 44 (4.51%) SAP Data Services
19 43 (4.41%) Hadoop
19 43 (4.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
1 21 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 19 (1.95%) JIRA
2 19 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.13%) Subversion
4 11 (1.13%) TestRail
5 10 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (0.92%) Toad
7 7 (0.72%) ERwin
7 7 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.62%) LSMW
9 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.41%) RStudio
11 3 (0.31%) GitLab
11 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.31%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 338 (34.67%) Finance
2 52 (5.33%) Retail
3 45 (4.62%) Banking
4 41 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 33 (3.38%) Advertising
6 27 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.95%) Legal
8 16 (1.64%) French Language
8 16 (1.64%) Marketing
9 13 (1.33%) Games
10 12 (1.23%) Automotive
11 11 (1.13%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.03%) Back Office
13 9 (0.92%) Billing
14 7 (0.72%) Local Government
15 6 (0.62%) Front Office
16 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.51%) Publishing
17 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 332 (34.05%) Analyst
2 235 (24.10%) Developer
3 144 (14.77%) Consultant
4 114 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 95 (9.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 80 (8.21%) Architect
7 74 (7.59%) SAP Consultant
8 61 (6.26%) Support Analyst
9 59 (6.05%) SQL Analyst
10 57 (5.85%) Business Developer
11 54 (5.54%) Data Analyst
12 50 (5.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
13 49 (5.03%) Applications Support
14 44 (4.51%) Business Analyst
14 44 (4.51%) SQL Developer
15 43 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
16 37 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
17 36 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 33 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
19 31 (3.18%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.41%) .NET
2 37 (3.79%) XML
3 31 (3.18%) Web Services
4 26 (2.67%) SAP Fiori
5 21 (2.15%) HTML
6 17 (1.74%) SAP Basis
7 15 (1.54%) SAPUI5
8 14 (1.44%) Kafka
8 14 (1.44%) Spark Streaming
9 12 (1.23%) WCF
10 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.92%) MDX
10 9 (0.92%) RESTful
10 9 (0.92%) WinForms
10 9 (0.92%) WPF
11 6 (0.62%) jQuery
11 6 (0.62%) REST
11 6 (0.62%) SAP XI
12 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.51%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 252 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.51%) Data Structures
4 39 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.46%) Reinsurance
6 17 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.64%) DataPower
7 16 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.44%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.33%) PMI
10 12 (1.23%) User Experience
11 10 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.92%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.72%) Life Science
15 6 (0.62%) FMCG
15 6 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.85%) Unix
2 83 (8.51%) Windows
3 67 (6.87%) Linux
4 32 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.64%) AIX
7 16 (1.64%) HPUX
7 16 (1.64%) Solaris
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.51%) zOS
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.21%) SUSE
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (58.46%) Business Intelligence
2 242 (24.82%) ETL
3 195 (20.00%) Analytics
4 171 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (17.13%) Data Modelling
6 138 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
7 132 (13.54%) Data Analysis
8 113 (11.59%) Data Management
9 98 (10.05%) Visualisation
10 95 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 88 (9.03%) ITIL
12 80 (8.21%) ERP
13 77 (7.90%) Project Management
14 68 (6.97%) Data Analytics
15 63 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
16 61 (6.26%) Scrum
17 59 (6.05%) Migration
18 57 (5.85%) Business Analysis
19 51 (5.23%) Decision-Making
19 51 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 439 (45.03%) SQL
2 96 (9.85%) PL/SQL
3 74 (7.59%) T-SQL
4 69 (7.08%) Java
5 52 (5.33%) VBA
6 46 (4.72%) ABAP
7 45 (4.62%) C#
8 41 (4.21%) Python
9 27 (2.77%) VB
10 18 (1.85%) JavaScript
11 17 (1.74%) R
11 17 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.03%) Scala
13 9 (0.92%) PHP
13 9 (0.92%) Ruby
14 8 (0.82%) Perl
15 6 (0.62%) C
16 4 (0.41%) Erlang
16 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 110 (11.28%) Degree
2 36 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (1.64%) CIMA
3 16 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.33%) ACCA
5 13 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.03%) ISEB
6 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.62%) SAP Certification
8 5 (0.51%) CISSP
8 5 (0.51%) MCSE
9 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.31%) AAT
10 3 (0.31%) APMP
11 2 (0.21%) MCP
11 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (8.31%) Data Quality
2 34 (3.49%) QA
3 14 (1.44%) SLA
4 10 (1.03%) GDPR
5 9 (0.92%) SEPA
6 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.62%) GAAP
8 5 (0.51%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.41%) IFRS
10 3 (0.31%) EFQM
10 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) GxP
11 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.31%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (1.64%) Tivoli
1 16 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (0.92%) Oozie
3 5 (0.51%) Netcool
3 5 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 400 (41.03%) SAP
2 270 (27.69%) Oracle
3 185 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 167 (17.13%) Tableau
5 89 (9.13%) Informatica
6 86 (8.82%) Cognos
7 46 (4.72%) IBM
8 44 (4.51%) MicroStrategy
9 31 (3.18%) Netezza
10 27 (2.77%) Vermilion
11 26 (2.67%) Talend
12 23 (2.36%) Teradata
13 20 (2.05%) Alias
14 19 (1.95%) Alteryx
14 19 (1.95%) Hortonworks
15 17 (1.74%) Cloudera
15 17 (1.74%) hybris
16 16 (1.64%) Ab Initio
16 16 (1.64%) Hitachi
16 16 (1.64%) TIBCO