Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 490 454 371
Rank change year-on-year -36 -83 -91
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 851 1,151 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 2.14% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 669 894 1,077
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,450 £31,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
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 42,246 53,906 52,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.49% 30.64% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34,759 45,102 44,612
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,011 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -49 745 £50,000 - 127
UK excluding London -28 476 £45,000 - 108
London -36 326 £53,500 -6.96% 26
South East +12 151 £53,500 +1.90% 25
North of England -25 78 £37,500 -18.48% 29
Midlands -25 72 £50,000 +5.26% 32
South West -9 60 £40,500 -1.22% 8
North West +21 52 £37,500 -18.48% 8
West Midlands -26 49 £55,000 +4.76% 20
East of England +65 45 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Wales +46 38 £37,500 - 3
Scotland +9 29 £46,250 +8.82% 4
East Midlands +23 23 £47,500 +28.38% 12
Yorkshire -30 21 £38,750 -7.19% 20
North East +18 5 £35,000 -40.43% 1
Northern Ireland -15 3 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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.

1 634 (74.50%) Business Intelligence
2 458 (53.82%) SQL
3 445 (52.29%) SAP
4 353 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
5 325 (38.19%) Oracle
6 315 (37.02%) Finance
7 305 (35.84%) ETL
8 279 (32.78%) Analytics
9 232 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
10 231 (27.14%) SQL Server
11 229 (26.91%) Tableau
12 202 (23.74%) Microsoft
13 187 (21.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 168 (19.74%) Data Modelling
15 158 (18.57%) Power BI
16 153 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 144 (16.92%) QlikView
18 141 (16.57%) Degree
19 132 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
20 126 (14.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 123 (14.45%) Java
22 120 (14.10%) SAP BW
23 116 (13.63%) SAP HANA
24 114 (13.40%) T-SQL
25 113 (13.28%) Visualisation
26 104 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
27 103 (12.10%) Data Quality
28 99 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
29 97 (11.40%) SAP Data Services
30 91 (10.69%) 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 81 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 71 (8.34%) SAS
3 50 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (3.06%) IIS
5 22 (2.59%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.00%) Confluence
7 17 (2.00%) NetWeaver
8 9 (1.06%) CMS
9 8 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.59%) Documentum
10 5 (0.59%) FileNet
11 4 (0.47%) Apache
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 99 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.24%) Mingle
7 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 54 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (5.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (3.41%) SAP BPC
5 20 (2.35%) SAP ERP
6 12 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 11 (1.29%) SAP SCM
8 10 (1.18%) iTrent
9 8 (0.94%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.82%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.82%) SAP MII
11 6 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.59%) Infor M3
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.59%) SAP Bank Analyzer
12 5 (0.59%) SAP FS
12 5 (0.59%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 104 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (1.88%) Office 365
5 12 (1.41%) SaaS
6 10 (1.18%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.94%) AdWords
7 8 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
7 8 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.59%) IaaS
8 5 (0.59%) PaaS
9 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.35%) Boomi
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.24%) GitHub
11 2 (0.24%) SAP Leonardo
11 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.94%) Intranet
2 5 (0.59%) WAN
3 4 (0.47%) HTTP
3 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.47%) LAN
4 2 (0.24%) SAN
4 2 (0.24%) Skype
4 2 (0.24%) VLAN
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) GPRS
5 1 (0.12%) GSM
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) MPLS
5 1 (0.12%) UMTS
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
2 231 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 187 (21.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 158 (18.57%) Power BI
5 153 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (16.92%) QlikView
7 126 (14.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 120 (14.10%) SAP BW
9 116 (13.63%) SAP HANA
10 97 (11.40%) SAP Data Services
11 88 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
12 72 (8.46%) Big Data
13 70 (8.23%) Relational Database
14 58 (6.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 58 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 55 (6.46%) Hadoop
16 54 (6.35%) Lumira
17 50 (5.88%) Oracle Database
18 48 (5.64%) Amazon Redshift
18 48 (5.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (4.00%) JIRA
2 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (1.65%) ERwin
4 13 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.41%) Toad
6 9 (1.06%) LSMW
6 9 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.24%) Ant
9 2 (0.24%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.24%) Hudson
9 2 (0.24%) Selenium
9 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.12%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Moq
10 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 315 (37.02%) Finance
2 54 (6.35%) Banking
3 42 (4.94%) Marketing
4 38 (4.47%) Manufacturing
5 35 (4.11%) Retail
6 28 (3.29%) Legal
7 22 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.41%) Electronics
8 12 (1.41%) Local Government
9 9 (1.06%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.47%) Games
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (29.85%) Developer
2 229 (26.91%) Analyst
3 111 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 108 (12.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 102 (11.99%) Consultant
6 79 (9.28%) Architect
7 61 (7.17%) Business Developer
8 58 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 55 (6.46%) SAP Consultant
10 52 (6.11%) Data Analyst
11 44 (5.17%) Senior Developer
12 39 (4.58%) Data Architect
12 39 (4.58%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
13 29 (3.41%) SAP Analyst
14 28 (3.29%) Support Analyst
15 27 (3.17%) Report Analyst
16 26 (3.06%) Data Engineer
16 26 (3.06%) SQL Analyst
17 25 (2.94%) Applications Support
18 24 (2.82%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.23%) .NET
2 50 (5.88%) J2EE
3 30 (3.53%) Web Services
4 23 (2.70%) XML
5 19 (2.23%) Kafka
6 16 (1.88%) Spark Streaming
7 15 (1.76%) SAP Basis
8 14 (1.65%) HTML
9 10 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (0.94%) BAPI
11 6 (0.71%) MDX
12 5 (0.59%) D3.js
12 5 (0.59%) Highcharts JS
12 5 (0.59%) jQuery
12 5 (0.59%) JSON
12 5 (0.59%) Middleware
12 5 (0.59%) SAP Fiori
12 5 (0.59%) SAP PI
12 5 (0.59%) SAP XI
13 4 (0.47%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 132 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.29%) Data Structures
3 44 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.88%) User Experience
5 24 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.88%) Fintech
8 14 (1.65%) Life Science
9 10 (1.18%) Reinsurance
9 10 (1.18%) Social Media
10 8 (0.94%) Replication
10 8 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.71%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.47%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.24%) Blog
14 2 (0.24%) Clustering
14 2 (0.24%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (3.88%) Unix
2 27 (3.17%) Windows
3 26 (3.06%) Linux
4 18 (2.12%) Solaris
5 9 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) AIX
7 2 (0.24%) SUSE
7 2 (0.24%) VMS
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (74.50%) Business Intelligence
2 305 (35.84%) ETL
3 279 (32.78%) Analytics
4 232 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (19.74%) Data Modelling
6 113 (13.28%) Visualisation
7 88 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 83 (9.75%) CRM
9 73 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
10 72 (8.46%) Project Management
11 69 (8.11%) Data Analytics
12 68 (7.99%) Migration
12 68 (7.99%) Scrum
13 64 (7.52%) Data Visualisation
13 64 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (7.17%) Data Integration
16 60 (7.05%) ITIL
17 52 (6.11%) Data Management
18 48 (5.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 458 (53.82%) SQL
2 123 (14.45%) Java
3 114 (13.40%) T-SQL
4 91 (10.69%) PL/SQL
5 78 (9.17%) Python
6 30 (3.53%) R
7 29 (3.41%) ABAP
8 27 (3.17%) VBA
9 22 (2.59%) C#
9 22 (2.59%) JavaScript
10 19 (2.23%) VB
11 15 (1.76%) SAS Macro
12 12 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.47%) C++
14 4 (0.47%) PHP
14 4 (0.47%) Scala
14 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 141 (16.57%) Degree
2 17 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.29%) ISEB
4 11 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.35%) MBCS
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CBAP
11 2 (0.24%) CCA
11 2 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.24%) MCITP
11 2 (0.24%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (12.10%) Data Quality
2 28 (3.29%) QA
3 25 (2.94%) SLA
4 7 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (0.82%) IFRS
5 6 (0.71%) GDPR
6 5 (0.59%) PMO
7 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (2.35%) Control-M
2 8 (0.94%) Automic
3 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.47%) Grafana
5 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.24%) Oozie
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.24%) Terraform
5 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 445 (52.29%) SAP
2 325 (38.19%) Oracle
3 229 (26.91%) Tableau
4 202 (23.74%) Microsoft
5 79 (9.28%) Informatica
6 76 (8.93%) Cognos
7 44 (5.17%) IBM
7 44 (5.17%) Talend
8 38 (4.47%) Google
9 32 (3.76%) Cloudera
10 29 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
11 27 (3.17%) Vertica
12 26 (3.06%) Teradata
13 24 (2.82%) HP
13 24 (2.82%) TIBCO
14 21 (2.47%) Sybase
15 16 (1.88%) Greenplum
16 14 (1.65%) Alteryx
17 13 (1.53%) hybris
17 13 (1.53%) Salesforce.com