Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 335 287
Rank change year-on-year -24 -48 +1
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 1504 1790 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.82% 3.15% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1340 1972
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +5.39%

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 53338 56897 68761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.65% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43863 48410 57997
UK median annual salary £47,987 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.02% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 -24 1434 £50,000 - 79
UK excluding London -36 795 £44,000 - 56
London -29 640 £55,000 -9.09% 24
South East +55 266 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Midlands -8 178 £42,500 - 12
North of England -9 172 £43,750 +25.00% 13
West Midlands +34 133 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire +17 98 £42,500 +21.43% 8
South West +16 83 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England -84 56 £37,500 -12.28% 2
North West -21 54 £40,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands -23 35 £30,500 -35.79% 4
Scotland -20 34 £50,000 +9.89% 1
North East +20 14 £58,750 +39.05% 2
Wales +2 7 £42,000 +20.00%
Northern Ireland -29 2 £35,000 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 867 (57.65%) Business Intelligence
2 743 (49.40%) SQL
3 652 (43.35%) SAP
4 638 (42.42%) Finance
5 486 (32.31%) Data Warehouse
6 453 (30.12%) SQL Server
7 440 (29.26%) ETL
8 416 (27.66%) Oracle
9 367 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
10 353 (23.47%) Analytics
11 342 (22.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 334 (22.21%) Data Modelling
13 331 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 322 (21.41%) Tableau
15 313 (20.81%) Microsoft
16 279 (18.55%) SAP BW
17 276 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
18 267 (17.75%) Microsoft Excel
19 245 (16.29%) Banking
20 242 (16.09%) Retail
21 222 (14.76%) QlikView
22 220 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
23 218 (14.49%) Asset Management
24 214 (14.23%) Degree
25 201 (13.36%) SAP HANA
26 184 (12.23%) Cognos
27 174 (11.57%) Visualisation
28 172 (11.44%) Retail Banking
29 169 (11.24%) Investment Banking
30 167 (11.10%) Wealth Management

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 97 (6.45%) SAS
2 84 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 75 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 72 (4.79%) JBoss
5 46 (3.06%) NetWeaver
6 28 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.73%) Confluence
10 8 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.53%) IIS
11 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.33%) CMS
13 3 (0.20%) Apache
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.20%) SAP Portal
13 3 (0.20%) WordPress
14 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 267 (17.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.73%) SPSS
5 19 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.66%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.066%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 68 (4.52%) SAP BPC
2 25 (1.66%) SAP ERP
3 15 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (0.93%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.80%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.66%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 10 (0.66%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.40%) Exstream
9 6 (0.40%) iTrent
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.33%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.32%) GitHub
2 37 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.73%) SaaS
4 9 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.53%) PaaS
6 6 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.33%) IaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.066%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.066%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.20%) LDAP
2 13 (0.86%) HTTP
2 13 (0.86%) SSL
3 10 (0.66%) Internet
4 6 (0.40%) Firewall
5 4 (0.27%) SMS
6 3 (0.20%) Intranet
6 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.13%) AMQP
7 2 (0.13%) DNS
7 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.13%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) SAN
7 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.066%) Broadband
8 1 (0.066%) CHAP
8 1 (0.066%) Network Security
8 1 (0.066%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (32.31%) Data Warehouse
2 453 (30.12%) SQL Server
3 342 (22.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 331 (22.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 279 (18.55%) SAP BW
6 222 (14.76%) QlikView
7 220 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 201 (13.36%) SAP HANA
9 151 (10.04%) Relational Database
10 122 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
11 116 (7.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 113 (7.51%) Power BI
13 104 (6.91%) SAP Data Services
14 102 (6.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 84 (5.59%) Big Data
16 73 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
17 72 (4.79%) Hadoop
18 69 (4.59%) Oracle Database
19 55 (3.66%) Data Mining
20 48 (3.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 110 (7.31%) JIRA
2 80 (5.32%) TeamCity
3 54 (3.59%) Maven
4 52 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 51 (3.39%) JUnit
5 51 (3.39%) Mockito
6 31 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (1.73%) ERwin
8 25 (1.66%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (0.93%) Toad
12 11 (0.73%) Selenium
13 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.27%) GitLab
14 4 (0.27%) NuGet
14 4 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.27%) ProC
General
1 638 (42.42%) Finance
2 245 (16.29%) Banking
3 242 (16.09%) Retail
4 172 (11.44%) Retail Banking
5 169 (11.24%) Investment Banking
6 94 (6.25%) Marketing
7 67 (4.45%) Publishing
8 35 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.73%) Legal
10 20 (1.33%) Front Office
11 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.86%) French Language
12 11 (0.73%) Billing
12 11 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.66%) Law
14 9 (0.60%) Local Government
15 8 (0.53%) Back Office
16 6 (0.40%) Advertising
17 5 (0.33%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 583 (38.76%) Developer
2 442 (29.39%) Analyst
3 206 (13.70%) Consultant
4 142 (9.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 135 (8.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 106 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 103 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
8 95 (6.32%) SQL Developer
9 86 (5.72%) Business Developer
9 86 (5.72%) Oracle Developer
10 81 (5.39%) Analyst Developer
10 81 (5.39%) Data Analyst
10 81 (5.39%) SAP Developer
11 77 (5.12%) MIS Developer
12 71 (4.72%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
12 71 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
13 70 (4.65%) Business Consultant
13 70 (4.65%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
14 68 (4.52%) Architect
15 59 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.59%) .NET
2 83 (5.52%) XML
3 76 (5.05%) Spring
4 74 (4.92%) RESTful
5 66 (4.39%) J2EE
6 58 (3.86%) JMS
7 55 (3.66%) Middleware
8 53 (3.52%) JDBC
9 51 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
10 48 (3.19%) MDX
11 44 (2.93%) HTML
11 44 (2.93%) Web Services
12 25 (1.66%) ASP.NET
13 21 (1.40%) JSON
14 18 (1.20%) .NET Framework
14 18 (1.20%) REST
14 18 (1.20%) XSLT
15 17 (1.13%) CSS
16 16 (1.06%) JSP
17 15 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 367 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 43 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (1.53%) Reinsurance
7 15 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 14 (0.93%) Equities
8 14 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 13 (0.86%) Fixed Income
10 12 (0.80%) User Experience
11 10 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.66%) NHS
12 7 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.40%) FMCG
13 6 (0.40%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.40%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.33%) Clustering
14 5 (0.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.31%) Unix
2 71 (4.72%) Linux
3 63 (4.19%) Windows
4 20 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.06%) Solaris
6 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.066%) VMS
11 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (57.65%) Business Intelligence
2 440 (29.26%) ETL
3 353 (23.47%) Analytics
4 334 (22.21%) Data Modelling
5 276 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
6 218 (14.49%) Asset Management
7 174 (11.57%) Visualisation
8 167 (11.10%) Wealth Management
9 146 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 134 (8.91%) SDLC
11 133 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
12 131 (8.71%) Data Integration
13 121 (8.05%) Data Management
14 116 (7.71%) Data Analytics
15 113 (7.51%) CRM
16 108 (7.18%) DevOps
17 98 (6.52%) Data Analysis
18 92 (6.12%) MVC
19 91 (6.05%) ERP
20 81 (5.39%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 743 (49.40%) SQL
2 155 (10.31%) T-SQL
3 136 (9.04%) Java
4 131 (8.71%) PL/SQL
5 89 (5.92%) Python
6 86 (5.72%) C#
7 75 (4.99%) JavaScript
8 63 (4.19%) ABAP
9 60 (3.99%) VBA
10 59 (3.92%) VB
11 51 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 51 (3.39%) Perl
12 37 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.26%) R
14 16 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.66%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.53%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.40%) C
19 4 (0.27%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (14.23%) Degree
2 60 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 26 (1.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 14 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.40%) CITP
10 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.40%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.20%) MCSA
13 3 (0.20%) MCSE
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.13%) MCITP
14 2 (0.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.31%) Data Quality
2 51 (3.39%) QA
3 29 (1.93%) SLA
4 15 (1.00%) PMO
5 6 (0.40%) CRD IV
5 6 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.27%) SEPA
6 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.20%) GDPR
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.066%) GCP
9 1 (0.066%) IFRS
9 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.66%) Cronacle
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.66%) Control-M
2 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.20%) Puppet
3 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.13%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.13%) SCCM
4 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.066%) Ansible
5 1 (0.066%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.066%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.066%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.066%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 652 (43.35%) SAP
2 416 (27.66%) Oracle
3 322 (21.41%) Tableau
4 313 (20.81%) Microsoft
5 184 (12.23%) Cognos
6 80 (5.32%) Informatica
7 71 (4.72%) TIBCO
8 49 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
9 41 (2.73%) IBM
9 41 (2.73%) Sybase
10 35 (2.33%) Hyperion
11 33 (2.19%) Jaspersoft
12 28 (1.86%) Birst
13 26 (1.73%) Teradata
14 22 (1.46%) hybris
14 22 (1.46%) Netezza
15 20 (1.33%) Atlassian
16 17 (1.13%) HP
17 16 (1.06%) Ab Initio
18 15 (1.00%) Alteryx