Period
to 16 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 491 491
Rank change year-on-year -135 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 229 599 882
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 1.99% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 181 494 703
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,621 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.18% +17.24% -0.99%
75th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £64,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.76%

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 22,216 30,154 42,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.46% 26.95% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17,903 24,882 34,910
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects.

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 17 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 April 2021. 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 -62 193 £55,000 - 25
UK excluding London -49 106 £50,000 +17.65% 22
London +10 98 £57,500 -6.88% 5
Work from Home -84 57 £57,500 +35.29% 4
North of England -21 31 £57,500 +35.29% 7
North West +1 25 £58,750 +38.24% 4
South East +13 22 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Midlands +20 18 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Scotland +8 15 £47,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +26 10 £39,000 -
East of England +61 9 £59,500 +48.75% 2
West Midlands -21 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South West +2 6 £42,000 +29.23% 2
Wales +34 5 £37,500 -34.21%
Yorkshire -6 5 £41,750 +12.90% 2
North East 0 1 £35,000 -7.22% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 157 (68.56%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (64.19%) SQL
3 131 (57.21%) Power BI
3 131 (57.21%) Power Platform
4 90 (39.30%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (38.43%) SAP
6 85 (37.12%) Analytics
7 79 (34.50%) ETL
8 75 (32.75%) Data Modelling
9 74 (32.31%) Azure
10 70 (30.57%) Visualisation
11 67 (29.26%) Python
12 62 (27.07%) Finance
13 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
13 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (22.27%) Microsoft
14 51 (22.27%) AWS
15 47 (20.52%) Tableau
16 46 (20.09%) Oracle
17 43 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (17.47%) Data Lake
19 37 (16.16%) Data Analytics
20 36 (15.72%) DevOps
21 35 (15.28%) Requirements Gathering
22 34 (14.85%) Amazon Redshift
22 34 (14.85%) Microsoft Excel
23 33 (14.41%) JavaScript
23 33 (14.41%) Big Data
24 32 (13.97%) Java

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 21 (9.17%) SAS
2 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.31%) Apache
4 3 (1.31%) Confluence
5 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (14.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.44%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.44%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 131 (57.21%) Power Platform
2 74 (32.31%) Azure
3 51 (22.27%) AWS
4 20 (8.73%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (5.24%) GCP
6 9 (3.93%) Matillion
7 8 (3.49%) SaaS
8 7 (3.06%) Amazon SageMaker
8 7 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.06%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (3.06%) Serverless
9 6 (2.62%) GitHub
10 5 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.87%) Taleo
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.44%) IaaS
13 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (57.21%) Power BI
2 90 (39.30%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
4 51 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (20.52%) Tableau
6 43 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (17.47%) Data Lake
8 34 (14.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 33 (14.41%) Big Data
10 25 (10.92%) Hadoop
11 23 (10.04%) QlikView
11 23 (10.04%) Snowflake Schema
12 22 (9.61%) Oracle Database
13 21 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (8.73%) Relational Database
14 20 (8.73%) Yellowfin
15 19 (8.30%) Apache Hive
16 18 (7.86%) Impala
16 18 (7.86%) Pentaho
17 17 (7.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (5.68%) JIRA
2 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.75%) Selenium
4 3 (1.31%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.44%) Postman
General
1 62 (27.07%) Finance
2 22 (9.61%) Banking
3 7 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.62%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.18%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.75%) Publishing
7 3 (1.31%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 73 (31.88%) Analyst
2 61 (26.64%) Developer
3 44 (19.21%) Data Engineer
4 31 (13.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Data Analyst
6 21 (9.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 16 (6.99%) Business Developer
8 13 (5.68%) Report Developer
9 12 (5.24%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 11 (4.80%) Power BI Developer
11 10 (4.37%) Architect
11 10 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (3.93%) Report Analyst
12 9 (3.93%) Senior Data Engineer
13 8 (3.49%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.49%) SAP Engineer
14 7 (3.06%) Data Architect
14 7 (3.06%) Junior
14 7 (3.06%) SAP Analyst
14 7 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.86%) .NET
2 8 (3.49%) Web Services
3 7 (3.06%) ggplot2
3 7 (3.06%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.18%) Entity Framework
5 5 (2.18%) jQuery
5 5 (2.18%) REST
5 5 (2.18%) SOAP
6 4 (1.75%) D3.js
6 4 (1.75%) WinForms
7 3 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.31%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.31%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (1.31%) XML
8 2 (0.87%) CSS
8 2 (0.87%) J2EE
8 2 (0.87%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.68%) Hedge funds
2 13 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.80%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.18%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.18%) FMCG
6 4 (1.75%) Biotechnology
6 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.75%) Life Science
6 4 (1.75%) NHS
6 4 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.75%) User Experience
6 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.44%) Derivative
7 1 (0.44%) Equities
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.04%) Unix
2 13 (5.68%) Windows
3 11 (4.80%) Linux
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (68.56%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (37.12%) Analytics
3 79 (34.50%) ETL
4 75 (32.75%) Data Modelling
5 70 (30.57%) Visualisation
6 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (16.16%) Data Analytics
8 36 (15.72%) DevOps
9 35 (15.28%) Requirements Gathering
10 31 (13.54%) Data Visualisation
11 29 (12.66%) Scrum
12 23 (10.04%) Data Engineering
12 23 (10.04%) Data Governance
13 21 (9.17%) Data Science
13 21 (9.17%) Machine Learning
14 19 (8.30%) SDLC
15 16 (6.99%) Data Analysis
15 16 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (6.55%) Insurtech
16 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (64.19%) SQL
2 67 (29.26%) Python
3 33 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.97%) Java
5 29 (12.66%) PL/SQL
6 27 (11.79%) T-SQL
7 26 (11.35%) R
8 19 (8.30%) Shell Script
9 18 (7.86%) HiveQL
10 12 (5.24%) C#
10 12 (5.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.18%) VB
11 5 (2.18%) VBA
12 3 (1.31%) Perl
12 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) C
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.44%) ABAP
14 1 (0.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 22 (9.61%) Degree
2 9 (3.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.18%) ISEB
4 3 (1.31%) MBCS
4 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.66%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.06%) QA
3 3 (1.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) Good Clinical Practice
4 1 (0.44%) HL7
4 1 (0.44%) IFRS
4 1 (0.44%) MiFID
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (8.30%) HDFS
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 88 (38.43%) SAP
2 51 (22.27%) Microsoft
3 46 (20.09%) Oracle
4 32 (13.97%) Informatica
5 31 (13.54%) Talend
6 25 (10.92%) Cognos
7 21 (9.17%) Databricks
8 20 (8.73%) Cloudera
9 12 (5.24%) Google
10 6 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (2.62%) Teradata
10 6 (2.62%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.18%) IBM
11 5 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.75%) Northgate
12 4 (1.75%) Sage
13 3 (1.31%) Netezza
14 2 (0.87%) Alteryx
14 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow