Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 438 519 469
Rank change year-on-year +81 -50 -85
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 274 687 1,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 1.86% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 232 587 796
Median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,816 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -0.41% -

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 14,095 36,912 48,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.48% 27.15% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,878 30,354 39,471
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +114 223 £43,750 -12.50% 34
UK excluding London +127 146 £42,500 -5.17% 19
London +130 96 £52,500 -8.70% 11
North of England +131 47 £42,500 -10.53% 6
South East +156 42 £53,000 +6.00% 2
North West +119 42 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Midlands +88 33 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Work from Home +30 30 £39,000 -8.24% 5
West Midlands +69 20 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Scotland +88 15 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +78 13 £32,000 -32.63%
South West +108 4 £66,250 +103.85%
Yorkshire +107 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Wales +42 2 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Northern Ireland +18 2 - -
East of England +84 1 £60,000 +41.18% 6
North East - 1 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 159 (58.03%) SAP
2 148 (54.01%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (49.64%) SQL
4 109 (39.78%) Oracle
5 108 (39.42%) Power BI
5 108 (39.42%) Power Platform
6 91 (33.21%) Java
7 89 (32.48%) Azure
8 84 (30.66%) Finance
9 82 (29.93%) Analytics
10 69 (25.18%) ETL
11 68 (24.82%) SAS
11 68 (24.82%) SQL Server
12 66 (24.09%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (22.63%) .NET
14 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (19.71%) PL/SQL
16 53 (19.34%) CRM
17 52 (18.98%) Data Analytics
18 51 (18.61%) Unix
19 50 (18.25%) Big Data
20 49 (17.88%) Python
20 49 (17.88%) Microsoft
21 48 (17.52%) AWS
22 47 (17.15%) Informatica
23 46 (16.79%) Hadoop
24 45 (16.42%) Oracle Database
24 45 (16.42%) Scrum
25 43 (15.69%) JavaScript
26 42 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 68 (24.82%) SAS
2 34 (12.41%) SharePoint
3 32 (11.68%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (7.30%) WebSphere
5 16 (5.84%) IIS
5 16 (5.84%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.82%) Apache
7 4 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (12.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.73%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (12.04%) Dynamics AX
1 33 (12.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (5.84%) SAP GTS
3 11 (4.01%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.46%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (1.46%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.73%) FastStats
5 2 (0.73%) iTrent
5 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CAR
6 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 108 (39.42%) Power Platform
2 89 (32.48%) Azure
3 48 (17.52%) AWS
4 33 (12.04%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (6.20%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (6.20%) IaaS
5 17 (6.20%) PaaS
5 17 (6.20%) SaaS
6 6 (2.19%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.46%) GCP
7 4 (1.46%) Office 365
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Firewall
1 2 (0.73%) IPv4
1 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (39.42%) Power BI
2 68 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 66 (24.09%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (18.25%) Big Data
5 46 (16.79%) Hadoop
6 45 (16.42%) Oracle Database
7 42 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (14.23%) Apache Hive
9 38 (13.87%) Impala
9 38 (13.87%) Pentaho
10 31 (11.31%) Tableau
11 29 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (8.03%) QlikView
13 19 (6.93%) MySQL
14 18 (6.57%) DB2
15 17 (6.20%) SAP BW
16 16 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (5.47%) SAP HANA
18 14 (5.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 13 (4.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) LSMW
2 12 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) ERwin
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 84 (30.66%) Finance
2 19 (6.93%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.38%) Back Office
4 9 (3.28%) Marketing
4 9 (3.28%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.92%) Billing
5 8 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Electronics
7 5 (1.82%) Banking
8 4 (1.46%) Retail
9 3 (1.09%) Local Government
9 3 (1.09%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (20.07%) Developer
2 42 (15.33%) Data Engineer
3 41 (14.96%) Analyst
4 36 (13.14%) Architect
5 31 (11.31%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (8.76%) Consultant
7 16 (5.84%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 16 (5.84%) SAP Developer
8 15 (5.47%) ITSM Architect
9 12 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (4.38%) Data Analyst
10 11 (4.01%) Data Manager
10 11 (4.01%) Report Writer
11 10 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (3.65%) SAP Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.28%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.92%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.92%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.63%) .NET
2 32 (11.68%) J2EE
3 13 (4.74%) SAP Basis
4 8 (2.92%) Spring
4 8 (2.92%) WinForms
5 7 (2.55%) SAP Fiori
5 7 (2.55%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.46%) SAP XI
7 3 (1.09%) ggplot2
7 3 (1.09%) REST
8 2 (0.73%) CSS
8 2 (0.73%) HTML
8 2 (0.73%) jQuery
8 2 (0.73%) MDX
8 2 (0.73%) Scilab
8 2 (0.73%) XML
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.36%) ODBC
9 1 (0.36%) SOAP
9 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.46%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.09%) NHS
6 2 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.73%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.61%) Unix
2 25 (9.12%) Windows
3 17 (6.20%) Linux
4 6 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (54.01%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (29.93%) Analytics
3 69 (25.18%) ETL
4 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (19.34%) CRM
6 52 (18.98%) Data Analytics
7 45 (16.42%) Scrum
8 42 (15.33%) Mentoring
9 41 (14.96%) Coaching
10 39 (14.23%) Visualisation
11 38 (13.87%) Process Improvement
11 38 (13.87%) Requirements Gathering
11 38 (13.87%) Software Delivery
11 38 (13.87%) Software Engineering
12 37 (13.50%) Data Governance
13 32 (11.68%) Data Visualisation
13 32 (11.68%) ERP
13 32 (11.68%) SAP Security
14 25 (9.12%) Data Analysis
15 24 (8.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.64%) SQL
2 91 (33.21%) Java
3 54 (19.71%) PL/SQL
4 49 (17.88%) Python
5 43 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.87%) HiveQL
6 38 (13.87%) Shell Script
7 26 (9.49%) C
8 21 (7.66%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.93%) R
10 18 (6.57%) C#
11 9 (3.28%) ABAP
12 7 (2.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (2.55%) SAPscript
13 6 (2.19%) VBA
14 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.73%) Scala
16 1 (0.36%) Formula Language
16 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 30 (10.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.65%) Degree
4 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.76%) Data Quality
2 16 (5.84%) COBIT
3 3 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (14.23%) HDFS
2 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.36%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 159 (58.03%) SAP
2 109 (39.78%) Oracle
3 49 (17.88%) Microsoft
4 47 (17.15%) Informatica
5 41 (14.96%) Cloudera
6 39 (14.23%) Talend
7 22 (8.03%) IBM
8 17 (6.20%) Remedy
9 16 (5.84%) CA
9 16 (5.84%) HP
9 16 (5.84%) Hyperion
9 16 (5.84%) PeopleSoft
9 16 (5.84%) ServiceNow
9 16 (5.84%) Siebel
10 12 (4.38%) Cognos
11 7 (2.55%) Google
12 4 (1.46%) Alteryx
12 4 (1.46%) Netezza
12 4 (1.46%) Teradata
13 3 (1.09%) Sybase