Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 350 284
Rank change year-on-year -28 -66 +3
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 1456 1670 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.89% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 2.99% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1231 2073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%

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 53939 55929 68870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.26% 29.65% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44362 47783 57990
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -22 1388 £50,000 - 48
UK excluding London -28 801 £45,000 - 34
London -14 599 £55,000 -8.33% 16
South East +44 271 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Midlands +4 179 £45,000 +3.51% 5
North of England 0 171 £43,875 +25.36% 10
West Midlands +18 137 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South West +27 88 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Yorkshire +16 88 £42,500 +21.43% 6
North West -4 68 £46,000 +27.78% 4
East of England -80 51 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East Midlands -11 35 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Scotland -12 34 £50,000 +8.70% 2
North East +9 9 £57,500 +33.72%
Wales -1 8 £35,250 -21.67%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 866 (59.48%) Business Intelligence
2 722 (49.59%) SQL
3 628 (43.13%) Finance
4 600 (41.21%) SAP
5 510 (35.03%) Data Warehouse
6 475 (32.62%) SQL Server
7 449 (30.84%) ETL
8 405 (27.82%) Oracle
9 375 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 350 (24.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 344 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
12 320 (21.98%) Tableau
13 317 (21.77%) Data Modelling
14 307 (21.09%) Analytics
15 306 (21.02%) Microsoft
16 263 (18.06%) SAP BW
17 254 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
18 247 (16.96%) QlikView
19 236 (16.21%) Microsoft Excel
20 232 (15.93%) Banking
21 214 (14.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
22 206 (14.15%) Degree
23 198 (13.60%) Cognos
24 193 (13.26%) Asset Management
25 179 (12.29%) SAP HANA
26 157 (10.78%) T-SQL
27 154 (10.58%) Retail Banking
28 151 (10.37%) Wealth Management
29 150 (10.30%) Visualisation
30 149 (10.23%) Investment Banking

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 84 (5.77%) SAS
2 78 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 77 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.53%) JBoss
5 50 (3.43%) NetWeaver
6 25 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.76%) Confluence
8 11 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.34%) IIS
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.21%) SAP Portal
13 2 (0.14%) Apache
13 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.14%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.14%) WordPress
14 1 (0.069%) nginx
Applications
1 236 (16.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.99%) SPSS
5 14 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.069%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 67 (4.60%) SAP BPC
2 17 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (1.03%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.55%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.48%) iTrent
7 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.41%) Exstream
8 6 (0.41%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.34%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 5 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.34%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.34%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.01%) GitHub
2 31 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.48%) SaaS
6 6 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.34%) PaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.069%) Boomi
10 1 (0.069%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.069%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.069%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.89%) LDAP
2 12 (0.82%) HTTP
2 12 (0.82%) SSL
3 6 (0.41%) SMS
4 3 (0.21%) CHAP
4 3 (0.21%) Intranet
4 3 (0.21%) Network Security
5 2 (0.14%) AMQP
5 2 (0.14%) DNS
5 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.14%) FTP
5 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.14%) SAN
5 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.069%) Broadband
6 1 (0.069%) Firewall
6 1 (0.069%) Internet
6 1 (0.069%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.069%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (35.03%) Data Warehouse
2 475 (32.62%) SQL Server
3 375 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 350 (24.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 263 (18.06%) SAP BW
6 247 (16.96%) QlikView
7 214 (14.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 179 (12.29%) SAP HANA
9 147 (10.10%) Relational Database
10 124 (8.52%) Power BI
11 117 (8.04%) Crystal Reports
12 102 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 98 (6.73%) SAP Data Services
14 90 (6.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 68 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
16 62 (4.26%) Big Data
17 60 (4.12%) Oracle Database
18 55 (3.78%) Hadoop
19 47 (3.23%) OLAP
20 46 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 99 (6.80%) JIRA
2 73 (5.01%) TeamCity
3 50 (3.43%) Maven
4 48 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 47 (3.23%) JUnit
5 47 (3.23%) Mockito
6 37 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.27%) ERwin
8 28 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (0.96%) Toad
12 10 (0.69%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.55%) GitLab
13 8 (0.55%) NuGet
13 8 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.48%) Selenium
15 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 628 (43.13%) Finance
2 232 (15.93%) Banking
3 154 (10.58%) Retail Banking
4 149 (10.23%) Investment Banking
5 91 (6.25%) Marketing
6 72 (4.95%) Retail
7 65 (4.46%) Publishing
8 43 (2.95%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.58%) Legal
10 17 (1.17%) Front Office
11 14 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.82%) French Language
13 11 (0.76%) Local Government
14 10 (0.69%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.62%) Law
16 8 (0.55%) Advertising
16 8 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.48%) Back Office
17 7 (0.48%) Billing
18 4 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 582 (39.97%) Developer
2 411 (28.23%) Analyst
3 231 (15.87%) Consultant
4 145 (9.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 132 (9.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 105 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 101 (6.94%) SAP Developer
7 101 (6.94%) SQL Developer
8 99 (6.80%) Business Developer
9 96 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
10 94 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 90 (6.18%) Analyst Developer
11 90 (6.18%) Business Consultant
12 85 (5.84%) Oracle Developer
13 79 (5.43%) Data Analyst
14 71 (4.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
15 66 (4.53%) MIS Developer
15 66 (4.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
16 65 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
17 59 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (6.18%) .NET
2 69 (4.74%) Spring
2 69 (4.74%) XML
3 63 (4.33%) RESTful
4 60 (4.12%) J2EE
4 60 (4.12%) Middleware
5 53 (3.64%) JMS
6 49 (3.37%) JDBC
7 47 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
8 45 (3.09%) Web Services
9 44 (3.02%) MDX
10 32 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 32 (2.20%) HTML
11 27 (1.85%) REST
12 20 (1.37%) XSLT
13 18 (1.24%) JSP
14 14 (0.96%) SOAP
14 14 (0.96%) WCF
15 12 (0.82%) .NET Framework
15 12 (0.82%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 344 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 50 (3.43%) Data Structures
4 37 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.54%) Virtual Team
5 35 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.65%) Reinsurance
7 16 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 12 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 11 (0.76%) Equities
10 9 (0.62%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 8 (0.55%) User Experience
12 7 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.48%) NHS
12 7 (0.48%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.41%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.41%) AS400
14 5 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 114 (7.83%) Unix
2 76 (5.22%) Windows
3 72 (4.95%) Linux
4 22 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.24%) Solaris
6 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.48%) AIX
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (59.48%) Business Intelligence
2 449 (30.84%) ETL
3 317 (21.77%) Data Modelling
4 307 (21.09%) Analytics
5 254 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (13.26%) Asset Management
7 151 (10.37%) Wealth Management
8 150 (10.30%) Visualisation
9 136 (9.34%) SDLC
10 134 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
12 122 (8.38%) Data Integration
13 117 (8.04%) Data Management
14 105 (7.21%) CRM
15 102 (7.01%) DevOps
16 97 (6.66%) Data Analytics
17 91 (6.25%) Data Analysis
17 91 (6.25%) MVC
18 81 (5.56%) ERP
19 73 (5.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 722 (49.59%) SQL
2 157 (10.78%) T-SQL
3 131 (9.00%) Java
4 126 (8.65%) PL/SQL
5 86 (5.91%) C#
6 78 (5.36%) Python
7 70 (4.81%) JavaScript
8 62 (4.26%) ABAP
8 62 (4.26%) VB
9 54 (3.71%) VBA
10 47 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 47 (3.23%) Perl
11 41 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 25 (1.72%) R
13 19 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.62%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.34%) C
17 3 (0.21%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (14.15%) Degree
2 58 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 26 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 17 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.27%) CIMA
11 3 (0.21%) ISEB
11 3 (0.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.14%) ACCA
12 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.97%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.09%) QA
3 30 (2.06%) SLA
4 11 (0.76%) PMO
5 6 (0.41%) GAAP
5 6 (0.41%) IFRS
5 6 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.34%) GDPR
7 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.21%) SEPA
9 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.14%) HL7
10 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.069%) COBIT
10 1 (0.069%) GCP
10 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.069%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.69%) Cronacle
3 9 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.27%) HDFS
5 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (0.82%) Control-M
2 9 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.14%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.069%) Ansible
6 1 (0.069%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.069%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.069%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.069%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 600 (41.21%) SAP
2 405 (27.82%) Oracle
3 320 (21.98%) Tableau
4 306 (21.02%) Microsoft
5 198 (13.60%) Cognos
6 94 (6.46%) Informatica
7 64 (4.40%) TIBCO
8 44 (3.02%) Sybase
9 39 (2.68%) MicroStrategy
10 36 (2.47%) IBM
11 32 (2.20%) Hyperion
12 27 (1.85%) Teradata
13 26 (1.79%) Birst
14 23 (1.58%) Jaspersoft
14 23 (1.58%) Netezza
15 21 (1.44%) Ab Initio
16 17 (1.17%) HP
17 16 (1.10%) Atlassian
17 16 (1.10%) Talend
18 15 (1.03%) Salesforce.com