Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 524 520 508
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 -82
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 256 614 877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 1.80% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 241 500 723
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% -2.17%

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 17,557 34,137 43,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.42% 27.07% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14,707 28,272 36,322
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +71 232 £51,250 +7.89% 32
UK excluding London +91 136 £48,500 +14.12% 27
London +109 110 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Work from Home -32 46 £53,000 +24.71% 2
South East +139 43 £53,000 -5.78% 8
North of England +26 39 £47,500 +11.76% 9
North West +56 35 £52,000 +22.35% 6
Midlands +68 26 £36,500 -12.05% 5
Scotland +53 18 £48,000 +27.15% 3
East Midlands +68 16 £32,250 -32.11% 2
West Midlands +38 10 £37,500 -9.64% 3
South West +60 6 £46,000 +41.54%
Yorkshire +19 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East of England +97 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Wales +45 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
North East +12 1 £35,000 +4.64% 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 161 (62.89%) SQL
2 138 (53.91%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (48.83%) Power BI
3 125 (48.83%) Power Platform
4 90 (35.16%) SAP
5 87 (33.98%) Analytics
6 84 (32.81%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (32.81%) ETL
7 81 (31.64%) Azure
8 75 (29.30%) Finance
9 74 (28.91%) Python
10 68 (26.56%) Oracle
11 67 (26.17%) AWS
12 66 (25.78%) SQL Server
12 66 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (22.66%) Java
14 55 (21.48%) SAS
15 54 (21.09%) PL/SQL
15 54 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 54 (21.09%) Big Data
16 53 (20.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 52 (20.31%) JavaScript
17 52 (20.31%) Informatica
18 51 (19.92%) Microsoft
18 51 (19.92%) Requirements Gathering
18 51 (19.92%) Data Analytics
19 50 (19.53%) Talend
20 49 (19.14%) Unix
20 49 (19.14%) Scrum
21 47 (18.36%) Visualisation

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 55 (21.48%) SAS
2 9 (3.52%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.13%) IIS
3 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.78%) Apache
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (3.13%) SAP GTS
2 5 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) iTrent
3 2 (0.78%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.78%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.39%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.39%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 125 (48.83%) Power Platform
2 81 (31.64%) Azure
3 67 (26.17%) AWS
4 14 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.47%) SaaS
5 11 (4.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (3.52%) GCP
7 8 (3.13%) IaaS
7 8 (3.13%) PaaS
8 7 (2.73%) Amazon SageMaker
8 7 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.73%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.73%) Serverless
9 5 (1.95%) Office 365
10 2 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.78%) GitHub
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) Firewall
1 2 (0.78%) IPv4
1 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (48.83%) Power BI
2 84 (32.81%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (25.78%) SQL Server
4 54 (21.09%) Big Data
4 54 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (20.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (17.58%) Hadoop
7 40 (15.63%) Oracle Database
8 39 (15.23%) Apache Hive
9 38 (14.84%) Impala
9 38 (14.84%) Pentaho
10 34 (13.28%) Tableau
11 28 (10.94%) QlikView
12 27 (10.55%) Data Lake
13 26 (10.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 21 (8.20%) Relational Database
14 21 (8.20%) SAP BW
14 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (7.42%) SAP HANA
15 19 (7.42%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.91%) JIRA
3 5 (1.95%) Selenium
4 4 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) LSMW
6 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 75 (29.30%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Banking
3 10 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.56%) Electronics
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Local Government
6 3 (1.17%) Social Housing
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (24.61%) Developer
2 61 (23.83%) Analyst
3 53 (20.70%) Data Engineer
4 25 (9.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (7.42%) Data Analyst
6 17 (6.64%) Architect
7 15 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 12 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.30%) Junior
9 11 (4.30%) Junior Analyst
9 11 (4.30%) SAP Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.91%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 10 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.52%) Data Manager
11 9 (3.52%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.52%) Report Analyst
11 9 (3.52%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.13%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.50%) .NET
2 14 (5.47%) SAP Basis
3 10 (3.91%) WinForms
4 8 (3.13%) REST
4 8 (3.13%) Spring
4 8 (3.13%) Web Services
5 7 (2.73%) ggplot2
5 7 (2.73%) jQuery
6 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.34%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.34%) SOAP
7 4 (1.56%) CSS
7 4 (1.56%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.56%) HTML
7 4 (1.56%) SAP XI
8 3 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.17%) MDX
8 3 (1.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.73%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.34%) Cloud Native
3 6 (2.34%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.17%) NHS
7 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Equities
8 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.14%) Unix
2 22 (8.59%) Windows
3 17 (6.64%) Linux
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (53.91%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (33.98%) Analytics
3 84 (32.81%) ETL
4 66 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (19.92%) Data Analytics
5 51 (19.92%) Requirements Gathering
6 49 (19.14%) Scrum
7 47 (18.36%) Visualisation
8 39 (15.23%) Data Modelling
9 37 (14.45%) Mentoring
10 34 (13.28%) Coaching
10 34 (13.28%) Process Improvement
10 34 (13.28%) Software Delivery
10 34 (13.28%) Software Engineering
11 29 (11.33%) Data Governance
12 28 (10.94%) Data Visualisation
12 28 (10.94%) DevOps
13 24 (9.38%) Data Analysis
14 21 (8.20%) ERP
14 21 (8.20%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 161 (62.89%) SQL
2 74 (28.91%) Python
3 58 (22.66%) Java
4 54 (21.09%) PL/SQL
5 52 (20.31%) JavaScript
6 38 (14.84%) HiveQL
6 38 (14.84%) Shell Script
7 29 (11.33%) T-SQL
8 25 (9.77%) R
9 24 (9.38%) C#
10 13 (5.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (3.91%) C
12 7 (2.73%) VBA
13 6 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.17%) Perl
14 3 (1.17%) VB
15 2 (0.78%) Scala
16 1 (0.39%) C++
16 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.39%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.16%) BPSS Clearance
2 18 (7.03%) Degree
3 6 (2.34%) ISEB
4 3 (1.17%) MBCS
4 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.13%) COBIT
3 7 (2.73%) QA
4 3 (1.17%) PMO
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (15.23%) HDFS
2 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 90 (35.16%) SAP
2 68 (26.56%) Oracle
3 52 (20.31%) Informatica
4 51 (19.92%) Microsoft
5 50 (19.53%) Talend
6 41 (16.02%) Cloudera
7 23 (8.98%) Cognos
8 13 (5.08%) Google
9 11 (4.30%) Databricks
10 10 (3.91%) IBM
11 9 (3.52%) Remedy
12 8 (3.13%) CA
12 8 (3.13%) HP
12 8 (3.13%) Hyperion
12 8 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 8 (3.13%) Siebel
13 6 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.95%) TIBCO