Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 407 369 283
Rank change year-on-year -38 -86 +1
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 1,287 1,490 2,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.84% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.43% 2.83% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1,081 2,067
UK median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £77,500 £71,250
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 52,950 52,702 65,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.53% 29.86% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43,880 45,084 55,293
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 January 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 16 January 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 -45 1,211 £50,000 - 122
UK excluding London -33 723 £45,000 - 74
London +8 507 £57,500 -4.17% 55
South East -3 220 £50,000 +6.38% 21
North of England +11 170 £46,000 +15.00% 19
Midlands -8 153 £47,500 +5.56% 9
West Midlands -9 120 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West +50 102 £42,501 +0.00% 13
Yorkshire +21 91 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North West +1 66 £46,000 +27.78% 10
East of England -95 37 £36,500 -27.00% 5
East Midlands -3 30 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland -31 30 £42,500 -2.86% 5
Wales +6 12 £36,375 -27.25% 1
North East -19 7 £57,500 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 802 (62.32%) Business Intelligence
2 618 (48.02%) SQL
3 525 (40.79%) SAP
4 513 (39.86%) Finance
5 482 (37.45%) Data Warehouse
6 455 (35.35%) SQL Server
7 419 (32.56%) ETL
8 347 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 296 (23.00%) Oracle
10 295 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 276 (21.45%) Analytical Skills
12 272 (21.13%) Data Modelling
13 271 (21.06%) Microsoft
14 252 (19.58%) SAP BW
15 233 (18.10%) Tableau
16 224 (17.40%) Analytics
17 203 (15.77%) QlikView
18 200 (15.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 180 (13.99%) Degree
20 177 (13.75%) SAP HANA
20 177 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
21 160 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
22 157 (12.20%) Cognos
23 149 (11.58%) T-SQL
24 139 (10.80%) Data Management
24 139 (10.80%) Relational Database
25 136 (10.57%) Banking
26 127 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
27 124 (9.63%) Crystal Reports
28 119 (9.25%) Power BI

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 64 (4.97%) SAS
2 53 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.34%) NetWeaver
4 34 (2.64%) JBoss
5 24 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.39%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.31%) Confluence
11 4 (0.31%) IIS
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.16%) SAP Portal
13 2 (0.16%) Smallworld
14 1 (0.078%) CMS
14 1 (0.078%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 177 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.10%) SPSS
4 24 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.078%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.078%) Stata
Business Applications
1 67 (5.21%) SAP BPC
2 20 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.62%) SAP Business One
4 8 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.47%) Exstream
6 6 (0.47%) iTrent
7 5 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
7 5 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 5 (0.39%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.11%) GitHub
2 25 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.70%) SaaS
5 7 (0.54%) PaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
6 6 (0.47%) IaaS
7 5 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.078%) Boomi
10 1 (0.078%) Firebase
10 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.93%) HTTP
1 12 (0.93%) LDAP
1 12 (0.93%) SSL
2 9 (0.70%) SMS
3 3 (0.23%) CHAP
3 3 (0.23%) Network Security
4 2 (0.16%) AMQP
4 2 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.078%) 3G
5 1 (0.078%) 4G
5 1 (0.078%) Broadband
5 1 (0.078%) Intranet
5 1 (0.078%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.078%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (37.45%) Data Warehouse
2 455 (35.35%) SQL Server
3 347 (26.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 295 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 252 (19.58%) SAP BW
6 203 (15.77%) QlikView
7 200 (15.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 177 (13.75%) SAP HANA
9 139 (10.80%) Relational Database
10 124 (9.63%) Crystal Reports
11 119 (9.25%) Power BI
12 84 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 83 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
14 73 (5.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 57 (4.43%) Oracle Database
16 49 (3.81%) Big Data
17 47 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
19 40 (3.11%) MS Access
20 38 (2.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (3.96%) JIRA
2 46 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 40 (3.11%) TeamCity
4 31 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 30 (2.33%) ERwin
6 18 (1.40%) Maven
7 16 (1.24%) JUnit
7 16 (1.24%) Mockito
7 16 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.17%) Toad
9 12 (0.93%) GitLab
9 12 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.93%) NuGet
9 12 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.16%) NUnit
13 2 (0.16%) XMLSpy
General
1 513 (39.86%) Finance
2 136 (10.57%) Banking
3 64 (4.97%) Retail
3 64 (4.97%) Retail Banking
4 59 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.96%) Marketing
6 36 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.18%) Publishing
8 20 (1.55%) Advertising
8 20 (1.55%) Legal
9 16 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.09%) Local Government
11 11 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.70%) French Language
13 8 (0.62%) Front Office
13 8 (0.62%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.54%) Back Office
14 7 (0.54%) Billing
15 5 (0.39%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 474 (36.83%) Developer
2 362 (28.13%) Analyst
3 240 (18.65%) Consultant
4 140 (10.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 134 (10.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 97 (7.54%) SAP Developer
7 90 (6.99%) SQL Developer
8 86 (6.68%) Business Developer
9 85 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 84 (6.53%) SAP Consultant
11 83 (6.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 81 (6.29%) Analyst Developer
13 79 (6.14%) Business Consultant
14 72 (5.59%) Data Analyst
15 65 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
16 64 (4.97%) Senior Developer
17 63 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
18 53 (4.12%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
19 49 (3.81%) Architect
20 45 (3.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (6.60%) .NET
2 59 (4.58%) XML
3 47 (3.65%) Web Services
4 37 (2.87%) HTML
5 36 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 36 (2.80%) Spring
6 35 (2.72%) MDX
7 32 (2.49%) REST
8 30 (2.33%) Middleware
9 29 (2.25%) J2EE
9 29 (2.25%) RESTful
10 23 (1.79%) WCF
11 22 (1.71%) JMS
12 20 (1.55%) XSLT
13 18 (1.40%) JDBC
13 18 (1.40%) JSP
14 16 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
15 15 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 276 (21.45%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 35 (2.72%) Virtual Team
6 27 (2.10%) Reinsurance
7 17 (1.32%) PMI
8 12 (0.93%) Credit Risk
8 12 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 11 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 10 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 9 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.62%) Robotics
13 7 (0.54%) User Experience
14 6 (0.47%) AS400
15 4 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.31%) Clustering
15 4 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (6.99%) Unix
2 82 (6.37%) Windows
3 61 (4.74%) Linux
4 22 (1.71%) Solaris
5 17 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.78%) AIX
8 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.31%) HPUX
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.078%) VMS
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (62.32%) Business Intelligence
2 419 (32.56%) ETL
3 272 (21.13%) Data Modelling
4 224 (17.40%) Analytics
5 160 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (10.80%) Data Management
7 127 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 118 (9.17%) Visualisation
9 100 (7.77%) Data Analysis
10 93 (7.23%) SDLC
11 91 (7.07%) Asset Management
12 87 (6.76%) Data Integration
13 83 (6.45%) DevOps
14 82 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
15 72 (5.59%) ERP
16 71 (5.52%) Migration
17 65 (5.05%) Wealth Management
18 64 (4.97%) CRM
18 64 (4.97%) Data Analytics
19 62 (4.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 618 (48.02%) SQL
2 149 (11.58%) T-SQL
3 100 (7.77%) Java
4 82 (6.37%) PL/SQL
5 72 (5.59%) C#
5 72 (5.59%) VB
6 61 (4.74%) JavaScript
7 51 (3.96%) ABAP
8 50 (3.89%) VBA
9 44 (3.42%) Python
10 31 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.55%) R
12 19 (1.48%) Perl
13 18 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.62%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.54%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.54%) Scala
17 6 (0.47%) PHP
17 6 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 180 (13.99%) Degree
2 38 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 15 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 14 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 13 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.85%) CIMA
8 10 (0.78%) ISEB
9 9 (0.70%) ACCA
10 6 (0.47%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.23%) MCP
13 1 (0.078%) CISSP
13 1 (0.078%) MBA
13 1 (0.078%) MCSE
13 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.84%) Data Quality
2 41 (3.19%) QA
3 26 (2.02%) SLA
4 11 (0.85%) GAAP
4 11 (0.85%) IFRS
5 8 (0.62%) PMO
6 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) SEPA
6 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 2 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.078%) GCP
8 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.78%) Cronacle
2 10 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.39%) HDFS
4 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.47%) Control-M
1 6 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
4 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.16%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.078%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 525 (40.79%) SAP
2 296 (23.00%) Oracle
3 271 (21.06%) Microsoft
4 233 (18.10%) Tableau
5 157 (12.20%) Cognos
6 98 (7.61%) Informatica
7 48 (3.73%) Sybase
8 36 (2.80%) MicroStrategy
9 31 (2.41%) TIBCO
10 29 (2.25%) Netezza
11 28 (2.18%) IBM
12 27 (2.10%) Alteryx
13 26 (2.02%) Teradata
14 24 (1.86%) Hyperion
15 19 (1.48%) Ab Initio
16 18 (1.40%) hybris
17 17 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
17 17 (1.32%) Talend
18 15 (1.17%) Vertica
19 13 (1.01%) HP