Period
to 21 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 371 312
Rank change year-on-year -106 -59 -25
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 988 1,507 2,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.95% 2.79% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 712 1,047 1,594
UK median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,318
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -3.41% +3.53%

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 50,765 54,106 59,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.04% 30.70% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41,356 44,927 50,546
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -123 885 £51,500 +8.42% 100
London -59 480 £55,000 +4.76% 37
UK excluding London -140 459 £44,000 +3.53% 69
South East -121 124 £53,750 +11.98% 23
North of England -7 101 £37,500 -11.76% 18
South West +9 72 £42,500 +7.59% 4
Midlands -82 67 £51,250 +20.59% 10
North West +35 59 £35,000 - 7
Yorkshire -18 41 £45,000 +5.88% 11
West Midlands -35 41 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Wales +35 32 £35,000 -19.54% 3
East of England -27 32 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Scotland -20 31 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -17 26 £51,250 +68.03% 4
North East -25 1 £33,440 -44.27%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 624 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 495 (50.10%) SQL
3 392 (39.68%) SAP
4 343 (34.72%) Finance
5 332 (33.60%) SQL Server
6 323 (32.69%) Data Warehouse
7 309 (31.28%) Oracle
8 249 (25.20%) Tableau
9 238 (24.09%) ETL
10 229 (23.18%) Analytics
11 228 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 218 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
13 197 (19.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 193 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
15 188 (19.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 174 (17.61%) QlikView
17 160 (16.19%) Power BI
18 156 (15.79%) Data Modelling
18 156 (15.79%) SAP BW
19 149 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
20 145 (14.68%) Visualisation
21 131 (13.26%) SAP HANA
22 130 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
23 125 (12.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
23 125 (12.65%) Data Analysis
24 118 (11.94%) Crystal Reports
25 114 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
26 112 (11.34%) Java
27 110 (11.13%) PL/SQL
28 109 (11.03%) Informatica

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 72 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 70 (7.09%) SAS
3 40 (4.05%) NetWeaver
4 30 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.01%) Confluence
8 9 (0.91%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.51%) Apache
12 4 (0.40%) CMS
12 4 (0.40%) IIS
13 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.20%) JBoss
14 2 (0.20%) SAP EP
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 149 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.02%) SPSS
5 8 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.40%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) EngageOne
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.10%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 43 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 35 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (2.83%) SAP BPC
5 18 (1.82%) Markit EDM
6 14 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (1.11%) iTrent
9 10 (1.01%) Elite 3E
10 9 (0.91%) SAP EHS
10 9 (0.91%) SAP PLM
10 9 (0.91%) SAP VC
11 8 (0.81%) Infor M3
11 8 (0.81%) Movex
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.61%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.61%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (0.51%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.51%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (1.42%) SaaS
5 14 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (1.01%) GitHub
6 10 (1.01%) PaaS
7 9 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.61%) IaaS
9 4 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.30%) Office 365
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.20%) Boomi
11 2 (0.20%) SAP Leonardo
11 2 (0.20%) Serverless
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.81%) SMS
2 5 (0.51%) GPRS
2 5 (0.51%) GSM
2 5 (0.51%) LTE
2 5 (0.51%) UMTS
3 3 (0.30%) Internet
3 3 (0.30%) Skype
4 2 (0.20%) FTP
4 2 (0.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.20%) Intranet
4 2 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.20%) SAN
4 2 (0.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.10%) 2G
5 1 (0.10%) 3G
5 1 (0.10%) 4G
5 1 (0.10%) LAN
5 1 (0.10%) NAS
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (33.60%) SQL Server
2 323 (32.69%) Data Warehouse
3 197 (19.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 188 (19.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 174 (17.61%) QlikView
6 160 (16.19%) Power BI
7 156 (15.79%) SAP BW
8 131 (13.26%) SAP HANA
9 125 (12.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 118 (11.94%) Crystal Reports
11 95 (9.62%) Relational Database
12 85 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
13 80 (8.10%) Oracle Database
14 77 (7.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 72 (7.29%) Big Data
16 70 (7.09%) SAP Data Services
17 66 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (6.38%) Lumira
19 50 (5.06%) Hadoop
20 41 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.02%) JIRA
2 20 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (1.42%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.42%) TestRail
5 13 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.11%) LSMW
6 11 (1.11%) Subversion
7 10 (1.01%) Toad
8 8 (0.81%) ERwin
9 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.40%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.10%) GitLab
General
1 343 (34.72%) Finance
2 67 (6.78%) Retail
3 53 (5.36%) Banking
4 45 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.13%) Legal
8 20 (2.02%) Back Office
9 16 (1.62%) Marketing
10 14 (1.42%) Advertising
11 12 (1.21%) French Language
12 11 (1.11%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.91%) Automotive
13 9 (0.91%) Front Office
13 9 (0.91%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.91%) Local Government
13 9 (0.91%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.71%) Games
15 5 (0.51%) Law
15 5 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 340 (34.41%) Analyst
2 251 (25.40%) Developer
3 124 (12.55%) Consultant
4 121 (12.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 105 (10.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 95 (9.62%) Architect
7 71 (7.19%) SAP Consultant
8 70 (7.09%) Business Developer
9 64 (6.48%) Data Analyst
10 51 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 50 (5.06%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 47 (4.76%) Applications Support
12 47 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
13 45 (4.55%) Business Analyst
14 43 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
15 41 (4.15%) SAP Architect
15 41 (4.15%) SQL Developer
16 37 (3.74%) Analyst Developer
16 37 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Manager
17 32 (3.24%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (8.20%) .NET
2 50 (5.06%) XML
3 47 (4.76%) Web Services
4 32 (3.24%) HTML
5 28 (2.83%) J2EE
6 26 (2.63%) SAP Fiori
7 24 (2.43%) SAP Basis
8 19 (1.92%) SAPUI5
9 14 (1.42%) Kafka
9 14 (1.42%) Spark Streaming
10 13 (1.32%) HTML5
11 12 (1.21%) MDX
12 9 (0.91%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.91%) CSS
12 9 (0.91%) IDoc
13 8 (0.81%) WinForms
14 7 (0.71%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.61%) BAPI
15 6 (0.61%) CSS3
16 5 (0.51%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 193 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.45%) Data Structures
4 21 (2.13%) Reinsurance
5 17 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.52%) User Experience
8 12 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
8 12 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.21%) Life Science
9 9 (0.91%) FMCG
10 8 (0.81%) Fintech
10 8 (0.81%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.71%) Derivative
11 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.71%) Replication
12 6 (0.61%) Clustering
12 6 (0.61%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.31%) Windows
2 83 (8.40%) Unix
3 45 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.45%) Linux
5 25 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.51%) AIX
6 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.30%) HPUX
7 3 (0.30%) Solaris
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.20%) SUSE
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 238 (24.09%) ETL
3 229 (23.18%) Analytics
4 218 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 145 (14.68%) Visualisation
7 130 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 125 (12.65%) Data Analysis
9 114 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (8.30%) Data Management
11 81 (8.20%) CRM
12 77 (7.79%) ERP
13 75 (7.59%) Business Analysis
14 71 (7.19%) Data Visualisation
14 71 (7.19%) ITIL
14 71 (7.19%) Project Management
15 65 (6.58%) Scrum
16 64 (6.48%) SDLC
17 62 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
18 60 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 495 (50.10%) SQL
2 112 (11.34%) Java
3 110 (11.13%) PL/SQL
4 107 (10.83%) T-SQL
5 65 (6.58%) C#
5 65 (6.58%) VBA
6 54 (5.47%) Python
7 50 (5.06%) ABAP
8 31 (3.14%) R
9 24 (2.43%) VB
10 22 (2.23%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.32%) C
12 13 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.11%) Perl
14 7 (0.71%) C++
15 6 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
15 6 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.61%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.40%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 107 (10.83%) Degree
2 43 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.71%) ISEB
8 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.30%) ACCA
9 3 (0.30%) CIMA
9 3 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.30%) PMP
9 3 (0.30%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CBAP
10 2 (0.20%) MBA
10 2 (0.20%) MCP
10 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.51%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.85%) QA
3 14 (1.42%) SLA
4 10 (1.01%) GDPR
5 9 (0.91%) PMO
6 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.30%) EFQM
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.30%) MiFID
9 2 (0.20%) GAAP
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.20%) HDFS
3 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) Squid
4 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.81%) Oozie
2 5 (0.51%) Netcool
2 5 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (0.40%) Control-M
4 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 392 (39.68%) SAP
2 309 (31.28%) Oracle
3 249 (25.20%) Tableau
4 228 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 109 (11.03%) Informatica
6 86 (8.70%) Cognos
7 59 (5.97%) MicroStrategy
8 53 (5.36%) IBM
9 45 (4.55%) Talend
10 23 (2.33%) Google
10 23 (2.33%) Teradata
10 23 (2.33%) Trillium
11 22 (2.23%) Netezza
12 19 (1.92%) Ab Initio
12 19 (1.92%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.72%) Cloudera
13 17 (1.72%) hybris
13 17 (1.72%) Infor
14 15 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (1.42%) Greenplum