Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 471 503
Rank change year-on-year +45 +32 -126
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 379 851 977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.20% 2.19% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 304 708 719
Median annual salary £59,500 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.00% -2.91% +8.42%
10th Percentile £35,725 £32,138 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,750 £83,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +2.33%

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 17,250 38,854 51,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.47% 27.30% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14,040 31,860 41,626
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +41 293 £51,000 +2.00% 17
UK excluding London +41 181 £42,500 -5.56% 11
London +42 119 £65,000 - 6
North of England +144 58 £42,500 -10.53% 8
South East +99 51 £77,500 +55.00%
North West +116 49 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Midlands +54 47 £37,500 -18.92% 2
West Midlands +66 42 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Work from Home +44 13 £90,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +59 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +119 7 £39,250 -1.88%
South West +74 6 £42,500 +16.44%
Scotland +57 5 £43,750 +2.94% 1
East Midlands +53 5 £50,500 +6.32% 1
Northern Ireland +23 2 - -
Wales +21 2 £75,000 +82.93%
North East - 2 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 255 (67.28%) SAP
2 243 (64.12%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (49.87%) Oracle
4 156 (41.16%) SQL
5 143 (37.73%) Java
6 139 (36.68%) Azure
7 133 (35.09%) Finance
8 110 (29.02%) Power BI
8 110 (29.02%) Power Platform
9 106 (27.97%) .NET
10 105 (27.70%) CRM
11 96 (25.33%) SQL Server
12 92 (24.27%) Analytics
13 91 (24.01%) SharePoint
14 90 (23.75%) Microsoft
15 88 (23.22%) Dynamics 365
16 87 (22.96%) Data Warehouse
16 87 (22.96%) Dynamics AX
17 86 (22.69%) Dynamics CRM
18 85 (22.43%) J2EE
18 85 (22.43%) BizTalk Server
19 83 (21.90%) ETL
20 73 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (15.57%) Data Modelling
22 58 (15.30%) PL/SQL
23 56 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (14.51%) Python
25 53 (13.98%) Tableau
26 51 (13.46%) AWS
27 49 (12.93%) Microsoft Excel

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 91 (24.01%) SharePoint
2 85 (22.43%) BizTalk Server
3 47 (12.40%) SAS
4 20 (5.28%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.49%) IIS
6 16 (4.22%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.17%) Apache
8 11 (2.90%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.53%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.26%) CMS
13 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (12.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.17%) SPSS
4 7 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 87 (22.96%) Dynamics AX
2 86 (22.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (4.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (3.96%) SAP GTS
5 11 (2.90%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (2.11%) SAP BPC
6 8 (2.11%) SAP MDG
7 4 (1.06%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.79%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.53%) FastStats
10 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.26%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 139 (36.68%) Azure
2 110 (29.02%) Power Platform
3 88 (23.22%) Dynamics 365
4 51 (13.46%) AWS
5 19 (5.01%) SaaS
6 17 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (4.49%) IaaS
6 17 (4.49%) PaaS
7 9 (2.37%) Office 365
8 6 (1.58%) GCP
9 5 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.53%) Serverless
11 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.26%) Kissmetrics
11 1 (0.26%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Firewall
1 2 (0.53%) IPv4
1 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (29.02%) Power BI
2 96 (25.33%) SQL Server
3 87 (22.96%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (12.40%) Big Data
6 40 (10.55%) Hadoop
7 38 (10.03%) Oracle Database
8 32 (8.44%) QlikView
9 30 (7.92%) DB2
10 29 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (6.86%) SAP Data Services
12 25 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (6.07%) SAP BW
14 22 (5.80%) Apache Hive
14 22 (5.80%) Pentaho
15 21 (5.54%) Impala
16 18 (4.75%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (4.75%) MongoDB
16 18 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (4.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.75%) LSMW
2 14 (3.69%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.11%) JIRA
4 6 (1.58%) Subversion
5 5 (1.32%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (1.06%) Selenium
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.53%) ERwin
9 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 133 (35.09%) Finance
2 21 (5.54%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.49%) Banking
4 14 (3.69%) Billing
5 13 (3.43%) Marketing
6 12 (3.17%) Back Office
7 9 (2.37%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.11%) Retail
9 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.79%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (19.26%) Developer
2 72 (19.00%) Architect
3 58 (15.30%) Analyst
4 47 (12.40%) Consultant
4 47 (12.40%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 26 (6.86%) Data Engineer
7 22 (5.80%) SAP Developer
8 21 (5.54%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 19 (5.01%) Data Architect
10 18 (4.75%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.75%) SQL Developer
11 17 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 16 (4.22%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.96%) CRM Architect
13 15 (3.96%) CRM Consultant
13 15 (3.96%) CRM Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 15 (3.96%) Functional Consultant
13 15 (3.96%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.97%) .NET
2 85 (22.43%) J2EE
3 8 (2.11%) NumPy
3 8 (2.11%) Pandas
3 8 (2.11%) scikit-learn
3 8 (2.11%) SciPy
3 8 (2.11%) Web Services
4 7 (1.85%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
5 5 (1.32%) Apache Flex
5 5 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.32%) WCF
5 5 (1.32%) WPF
6 4 (1.06%) BAPI
6 4 (1.06%) CSS
6 4 (1.06%) HTML
6 4 (1.06%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.79%) MDX
7 3 (0.79%) SAP MI
7 3 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.49%) Data Structures
3 14 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.43%) Reinsurance
5 12 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (1.32%) User Experience
7 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Life Science
9 2 (0.53%) Blog
9 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
9 2 (0.53%) Social Media
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.26%) Derivative
10 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.26%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.03%) Unix
2 31 (8.18%) Windows
3 11 (2.90%) Linux
4 6 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (64.12%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (27.70%) CRM
3 92 (24.27%) Analytics
4 83 (21.90%) ETL
5 73 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (15.57%) Data Modelling
7 48 (12.66%) Visualisation
8 39 (10.29%) Data Governance
9 36 (9.50%) Requirements Gathering
10 35 (9.23%) Data Analytics
11 34 (8.97%) ITIL
12 33 (8.71%) ERP
12 33 (8.71%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.18%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.92%) Data Analysis
14 30 (7.92%) Data Architecture
15 28 (7.39%) Data Visualisation
15 28 (7.39%) Process Improvement
16 27 (7.12%) Coaching
16 27 (7.12%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 156 (41.16%) SQL
2 143 (37.73%) Java
3 58 (15.30%) PL/SQL
4 55 (14.51%) Python
5 33 (8.71%) C
6 32 (8.44%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.54%) HiveQL
8 21 (5.54%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.49%) ABAP
9 17 (4.49%) VBA
10 12 (3.17%) C#
11 11 (2.90%) R
11 11 (2.90%) Scala
12 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.11%) Korn
12 8 (2.11%) VB
13 7 (1.85%) SAPscript
14 4 (1.06%) C++
14 4 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (8.97%) Degree
2 19 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.11%) ISEB
5 8 (2.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (1.58%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.79%) ACCA
8 3 (0.79%) CIMA
8 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.53%) MBCS
10 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.26%) PhD
10 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.07%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.49%) COBIT
3 8 (2.11%) QA
4 6 (1.58%) SLA
5 5 (1.32%) GDPR
5 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.79%) PMO
7 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 22 (5.80%) HDFS
2 5 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.06%) Docker
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 255 (67.28%) SAP
2 189 (49.87%) Oracle
3 90 (23.75%) Microsoft
4 53 (13.98%) Tableau
5 42 (11.08%) Informatica
6 37 (9.76%) IBM
7 29 (7.65%) Cognos
8 28 (7.39%) Talend
9 22 (5.80%) Cloudera
10 16 (4.22%) CA
10 16 (4.22%) HP
10 16 (4.22%) Hyperion
10 16 (4.22%) PeopleSoft
10 16 (4.22%) Remedy
10 16 (4.22%) ServiceNow
10 16 (4.22%) Siebel
11 14 (3.69%) Netezza
12 11 (2.90%) Teradata
13 10 (2.64%) Alteryx
14 8 (2.11%) Sybase