Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 429 517
Rank change year-on-year -255 +88 -28
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 355 272 762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 1.98% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 266 200 618
10th Percentile £35,125 £35,325 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £66,875 £90,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,747
% change year-on-year +5.88% -7.10% +1.66%

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 34,273 13,753 38,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.08% 28.86% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22,158 11,585 31,728
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,307
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 16 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 27 September 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 -237 301 £47,500 -5.00% 35
UK excluding London -223 165 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London -187 148 £62,500 +7.76% 14
Work from Home -248 56 £58,750 +10.85% 8
North of England -127 50 £42,250 -0.59% 2
South East -187 31 £50,000 -32.20% 4
Midlands -130 29 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire -79 26 £39,000 +1.96% 1
East of England -73 25 £45,000 - 6
Scotland -87 21 £48,000 -
North West -115 21 £44,000 +3.53% 1
West Midlands -110 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands -76 11 £39,500 -3.66% 2
South West -95 9 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North East -30 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Wales -45 1 £37,500 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 249 (70.14%) SQL
2 246 (69.30%) Business Intelligence
3 187 (52.68%) SAP
4 165 (46.48%) Power BI
4 165 (46.48%) Power Platform
5 160 (45.07%) Finance
6 158 (44.51%) Analytics
7 111 (31.27%) Data Warehouse
8 102 (28.73%) SQL Server
9 101 (28.45%) Data Modelling
10 97 (27.32%) Social Skills
11 96 (27.04%) Visualisation
12 86 (24.23%) Analytical Skills
13 85 (23.94%) Tableau
14 79 (22.25%) Microsoft
15 78 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
16 77 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
17 74 (20.85%) ETL
18 73 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 71 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 59 (16.62%) ERP
21 51 (14.37%) Azure
21 51 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (14.08%) Data Analysis
22 50 (14.08%) Migration
23 45 (12.68%) Oracle
24 44 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 44 (12.39%) Data Visualisation
25 42 (11.83%) Degree
26 39 (10.99%) QlikView

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 15 (4.23%) SAS
2 11 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.97%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.56%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (21.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 21 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.85%) SPSS
7 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (6.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (5.92%) SAP BPC
3 17 (4.79%) SAP ERP
4 7 (1.97%) iTrent
4 7 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.13%) SAP Business One
5 4 (1.13%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.56%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.56%) Maximo
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.28%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 165 (46.48%) Power Platform
2 51 (14.37%) Azure
3 24 (6.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (4.79%) Snowflake
5 10 (2.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 10 (2.82%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (2.54%) AWS
7 6 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (1.41%) Azure Stack
8 5 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.41%) SaaS
9 4 (1.13%) Azure Pipelines
9 4 (1.13%) GCP
10 3 (0.85%) Collibra
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.56%) GitHub
12 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.28%) Matillion
12 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) SAN
1 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (46.48%) Power BI
2 111 (31.27%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (28.73%) SQL Server
4 85 (23.94%) Tableau
5 73 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 39 (10.99%) QlikView
8 39 (10.99%) SAP HANA
9 36 (10.14%) SAP BW
10 25 (7.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 22 (6.20%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (5.07%) Data Lake
13 18 (5.07%) Relational Database
14 17 (4.79%) Big Data
14 17 (4.79%) Qlik Sense
15 13 (3.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 12 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (3.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (6.48%) JIRA
2 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.13%) LSMW
5 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.56%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) RStudio
General
1 160 (45.07%) Finance
2 97 (27.32%) Social Skills
3 86 (24.23%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.76%) Banking
5 23 (6.48%) Legal
6 21 (5.92%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (3.66%) Organisational Skills
8 12 (3.38%) Retail
9 9 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.25%) Marketing
11 7 (1.97%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.13%) Private Banking
13 4 (1.13%) Publishing
13 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.85%) Billing
14 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
15 2 (0.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (32.11%) Developer
2 111 (31.27%) Analyst
3 75 (21.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 39 (10.99%) Data Analyst
5 32 (9.01%) Data Engineer
6 29 (8.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 27 (7.61%) SQL Developer
8 25 (7.04%) Power BI Developer
9 24 (6.76%) Consultant
10 23 (6.48%) Report Developer
11 22 (6.20%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
12 20 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (5.07%) Architect
14 17 (4.79%) Azure Developer
15 16 (4.51%) Analytics Consultant
15 16 (4.51%) Business Developer
15 16 (4.51%) Managing Consultant
15 16 (4.51%) Report Analyst
16 15 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.23%) .NET
2 9 (2.54%) Web Services
3 6 (1.69%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.13%) Entity Framework
4 4 (1.13%) jQuery
4 4 (1.13%) REST
4 4 (1.13%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (1.13%) SOAP
4 4 (1.13%) WinForms
4 4 (1.13%) XML
5 3 (0.85%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) J2EE
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) RESTful
7 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 16 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.38%) Legacy Systems
5 11 (3.10%) Reinsurance
6 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.54%) Life Science
7 8 (2.25%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.97%) FMCG
9 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.41%) Biotechnology
9 5 (1.41%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.41%) User Experience
10 4 (1.13%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.13%) Derivative
10 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.07%) Linux
2 16 (4.51%) Windows
3 10 (2.82%) Unix
4 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
5 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (69.30%) Business Intelligence
2 158 (44.51%) Analytics
3 101 (28.45%) Data Modelling
4 96 (27.04%) Visualisation
5 78 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (20.85%) ETL
7 59 (16.62%) ERP
8 51 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (14.08%) Data Analysis
9 50 (14.08%) Migration
10 44 (12.39%) Data Visualisation
11 31 (8.73%) Dimensional Modelling
11 31 (8.73%) Project Management
12 28 (7.89%) Coaching
12 28 (7.89%) Scrum
13 25 (7.04%) Data Migration
14 24 (6.76%) Decision-Making
15 23 (6.48%) Computer Science
15 23 (6.48%) Data Analytics
15 23 (6.48%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 249 (70.14%) SQL
2 38 (10.70%) Python
3 31 (8.73%) PowerShell
4 26 (7.32%) ABAP
5 22 (6.20%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.35%) C#
7 17 (4.79%) R
8 14 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.94%) VBA
9 9 (2.54%) Java
10 8 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.69%) Scala
11 6 (1.69%) VB
12 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.13%) Perl
12 4 (1.13%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.85%) Korn
13 3 (0.85%) PHP
13 3 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (11.83%) Degree
2 13 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.25%) ISEB
4 4 (1.13%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.56%) MBCS
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PMP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 16 (4.51%) QA
3 10 (2.82%) SLA
4 7 (1.97%) Good Clinical Practice
5 6 (1.69%) PMO
6 5 (1.41%) GDPR
7 4 (1.13%) IFRS
8 3 (0.85%) CDISC
9 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.28%) HL7
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.28%) ITGC
10 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Kibana
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Packer
2 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 187 (52.68%) SAP
2 79 (22.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (12.68%) Oracle
4 19 (5.35%) Databricks
5 18 (5.07%) Cognos
6 12 (3.38%) IBM
7 10 (2.82%) Sybase
8 9 (2.54%) Informatica
8 9 (2.54%) Sony
9 6 (1.69%) Sage
10 5 (1.41%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.41%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.13%) Minitab
11 4 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.85%) Calypso
12 3 (0.85%) Murex
12 3 (0.85%) Reuters
12 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.85%) Talend
13 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow