Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 374 341
Rank change year-on-year -83 -33 -50
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 1,032 1,504 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.86% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 2.82% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1,002 1,340
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,700 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.53%

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 48,500 53,349 56,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.49% 30.46% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39,558 43,871 48,428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -97 928 £50,000 - 95
London -13 509 £55,000 - 37
UK excluding London -120 458 £45,000 +2.27% 63
South East -103 143 £50,000 - 20
North of England -64 81 £40,000 -8.57% 17
Midlands -59 74 £46,250 +8.82% 8
South West -1 69 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West -2 45 £36,500 -8.75% 8
West Midlands -61 43 £41,913 -6.86% 6
Wales +26 38 £36,250 -13.69% 3
Yorkshire -39 35 £46,250 +8.82% 8
East of England +13 32 £43,500 +16.00% 8
East Midlands -4 31 £55,000 +80.33% 2
Scotland -9 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East -20 1 £33,440 -43.08% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 708 (68.60%) Business Intelligence
2 558 (54.07%) SQL
3 416 (40.31%) SAP
4 366 (35.47%) Data Warehouse
5 362 (35.08%) Finance
6 332 (32.17%) SQL Server
7 320 (31.01%) Oracle
8 308 (29.84%) Tableau
9 303 (29.36%) ETL
10 267 (25.87%) Microsoft
11 263 (25.48%) Analytics
12 257 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
13 239 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 230 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 194 (18.80%) Power BI
16 165 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
17 162 (15.70%) SAP BW
18 161 (15.60%) Visualisation
19 158 (15.31%) QlikView
20 157 (15.21%) Data Modelling
21 144 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
22 143 (13.86%) Java
23 140 (13.57%) T-SQL
23 140 (13.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
24 137 (13.28%) SAP HANA
25 132 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
26 126 (12.21%) Degree
27 125 (12.11%) Relational Database
28 122 (11.82%) Informatica
29 116 (11.24%) CRM

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 78 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 75 (7.27%) SAS
3 44 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (3.29%) NetWeaver
5 27 (2.62%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.78%) Confluence
6 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.58%) Documentum
8 6 (0.58%) FileNet
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.48%) Apache
10 4 (0.39%) IIS
10 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.29%) CICS
11 3 (0.29%) CMS
11 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 132 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.62%) SPSS
4 19 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) EngageOne
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.097%) Stata
Business Applications
1 54 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (4.94%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (2.81%) SAP BPC
5 16 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 14 (1.36%) iTrent
7 13 (1.26%) Infor M3
7 13 (1.26%) Movex
8 10 (0.97%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.97%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.78%) Elite 3E
10 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.58%) SAP Bank Analyzer
11 6 (0.58%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.58%) SAP MDM
11 6 (0.58%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 111 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (1.07%) GitHub
6 11 (1.07%) Office 365
6 11 (1.07%) SaaS
7 7 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.68%) PaaS
8 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.48%) Boomi
9 5 (0.48%) SAP Leonardo
10 4 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.29%) IaaS
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.19%) Serverless
13 1 (0.097%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.097%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.78%) SMS
2 6 (0.58%) SAN
3 5 (0.48%) HTTP
3 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.48%) Internet
4 4 (0.39%) VLAN
5 2 (0.19%) FTP
5 2 (0.19%) SSH
6 1 (0.097%) LAN
6 1 (0.097%) NAS
6 1 (0.097%) Skype
6 1 (0.097%) SSL
6 1 (0.097%) WAN
6 1 (0.097%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (35.47%) Data Warehouse
2 332 (32.17%) SQL Server
3 239 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 230 (22.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 194 (18.80%) Power BI
6 162 (15.70%) SAP BW
7 158 (15.31%) QlikView
8 144 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
9 140 (13.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 137 (13.28%) SAP HANA
11 125 (12.11%) Relational Database
12 99 (9.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 88 (8.53%) SAP Data Services
14 83 (8.04%) Lumira
15 79 (7.66%) Big Data
16 69 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 66 (6.40%) Oracle Reports
18 60 (5.81%) Oracle Database
19 52 (5.04%) Hadoop
20 47 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 25 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (1.74%) JIRA
5 16 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.45%) Toad
7 14 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.78%) LSMW
9 7 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.58%) PVCS
11 5 (0.48%) ERwin
11 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.39%) Subversion
12 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.39%) TestRail
13 2 (0.19%) XMLSpy
14 1 (0.097%) ProC
General
1 362 (35.08%) Finance
2 75 (7.27%) Banking
3 63 (6.10%) Retail
4 54 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.94%) Back Office
7 17 (1.65%) Legal
7 17 (1.65%) Marketing
8 15 (1.45%) General Ledger
9 13 (1.26%) Local Government
10 12 (1.16%) Publishing
11 11 (1.07%) French Language
12 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.87%) Games
14 7 (0.68%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.58%) Law
16 5 (0.48%) Front Office
16 5 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (28.88%) Analyst
2 285 (27.62%) Developer
3 128 (12.40%) Consultant
4 122 (11.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 111 (10.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 103 (9.98%) Architect
7 80 (7.75%) Business Developer
8 68 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
9 62 (6.01%) SQL Developer
10 60 (5.81%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 58 (5.62%) Data Analyst
12 45 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 44 (4.26%) SAP Architect
14 37 (3.59%) Data Architect
15 36 (3.49%) Business Analyst
16 34 (3.29%) Analyst Developer
17 32 (3.10%) SQL BI Developer
18 31 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 31 (3.00%) ETL Developer
19 28 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (8.82%) .NET
2 52 (5.04%) Web Services
2 52 (5.04%) XML
3 42 (4.07%) J2EE
4 38 (3.68%) HTML
5 22 (2.13%) SAP Fiori
6 21 (2.03%) Kafka
7 20 (1.94%) Spark Streaming
8 19 (1.84%) SAP Basis
9 17 (1.65%) SAPUI5
10 16 (1.55%) MDX
11 14 (1.36%) HTML5
12 11 (1.07%) WinForms
13 10 (0.97%) IDoc
14 9 (0.87%) CSS
14 9 (0.87%) SAP PI
15 8 (0.78%) NHibernate
16 7 (0.68%) Java EE
16 7 (0.68%) Spring
17 6 (0.58%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 165 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 21 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.03%) Reinsurance
6 19 (1.84%) Fintech
7 17 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.65%) User Experience
8 16 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.45%) Life Science
10 13 (1.26%) Replication
11 12 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.07%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.68%) Blog
13 7 (0.68%) Clustering
13 7 (0.68%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.68%) Derivative
13 7 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.04%) Windows
2 76 (7.36%) Unix
3 48 (4.65%) Linux
4 44 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.58%) SUSE
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.097%) Solaris
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (68.60%) Business Intelligence
2 303 (29.36%) ETL
3 263 (25.48%) Analytics
4 257 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (15.60%) Visualisation
6 157 (15.21%) Data Modelling
7 116 (11.24%) CRM
8 115 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 108 (10.47%) Data Analysis
10 106 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
11 84 (8.14%) Project Management
12 82 (7.95%) Data Management
12 82 (7.95%) SDLC
13 77 (7.46%) Scrum
14 75 (7.27%) Waterfall
15 73 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
16 71 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
17 65 (6.30%) ITIL
18 64 (6.20%) ERP
19 62 (6.01%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 558 (54.07%) SQL
2 143 (13.86%) Java
3 140 (13.57%) T-SQL
4 112 (10.85%) PL/SQL
5 70 (6.78%) Python
6 61 (5.91%) C#
7 60 (5.81%) VBA
8 42 (4.07%) ABAP
9 37 (3.59%) R
10 25 (2.42%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.03%) VB
12 18 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.16%) C
15 10 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.68%) Perl
17 6 (0.58%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.48%) C++
19 4 (0.39%) ANSI SQL
20 3 (0.29%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 126 (12.21%) Degree
2 56 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.68%) ISEB
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.29%) ACCA
8 3 (0.29%) CIMA
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.29%) PMP
8 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CBAP
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.19%) MBA
9 2 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.95%) Data Quality
2 36 (3.49%) QA
3 15 (1.45%) SLA
4 9 (0.87%) PMO
5 6 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (0.58%) GDPR
5 6 (0.58%) IFRS
5 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) GAAP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.097%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) Docker
2 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.97%) Control-M
2 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.39%) vCenter Server
3 3 (0.29%) Automic
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.19%) Oozie
4 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.097%) Ansible
5 1 (0.097%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.097%) Puppet
5 1 (0.097%) Terraform
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 416 (40.31%) SAP
2 320 (31.01%) Oracle
3 308 (29.84%) Tableau
4 267 (25.87%) Microsoft
5 122 (11.82%) Informatica
6 92 (8.91%) Cognos
7 72 (6.98%) Talend
8 65 (6.30%) IBM
9 61 (5.91%) MicroStrategy
10 40 (3.88%) Google
11 27 (2.62%) Teradata
11 27 (2.62%) TIBCO
12 24 (2.33%) HP
12 24 (2.33%) Infor
13 21 (2.03%) Cloudera
13 21 (2.03%) Vertica
14 20 (1.94%) Ab Initio
14 20 (1.94%) Greenplum
15 19 (1.84%) Trillium
16 18 (1.74%) Netezza