Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 469 489 387
Rank change year-on-year +20 -102 -81
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 907 1,009 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 1.90% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 734 720 1,073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%

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 40,254 53,238 54,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.56% 30.41% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33,030 43,421 45,609
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +31 808 £50,000 - 100
UK excluding London +96 543 £47,500 +11.76% 75
London -46 308 £60,000 +9.09% 28
South East +86 180 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Midlands +87 121 £47,500 +9.20% 13
West Midlands +59 84 £45,000 +3.45% 8
East of England +115 67 £44,632 +2.60% 16
North of England -36 64 £47,500 +26.67% 18
North West +5 49 £47,500 +35.71% 12
South West -23 47 £34,500 -18.82% 8
Scotland +17 39 £43,750 +9.38% 2
East Midlands +26 33 £47,500 +9.20% 5
Wales +3 22 £41,000 +17.87% 1
Yorkshire -26 14 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Northern Ireland -13 3 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 685 (75.52%) Business Intelligence
2 489 (53.91%) SAP
3 471 (51.93%) SQL
4 348 (38.37%) Analytics
5 347 (38.26%) Finance
6 346 (38.15%) Oracle
7 337 (37.16%) Data Warehouse
8 282 (31.09%) SQL Server
9 276 (30.43%) Tableau
10 262 (28.89%) ETL
11 250 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
12 202 (22.27%) Power BI
12 202 (22.27%) Power Platform
13 193 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 162 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 153 (16.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 151 (16.65%) QlikView
17 147 (16.21%) T-SQL
18 144 (15.88%) Java
18 144 (15.88%) Visualisation
19 143 (15.77%) SAP HANA
20 141 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
21 140 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
22 135 (14.88%) SAP BW
23 133 (14.66%) Degree
24 129 (14.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
25 122 (13.45%) Data Modelling
26 112 (12.35%) .NET
26 112 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
27 99 (10.92%) Project 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 83 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 68 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 56 (6.17%) SAS
4 26 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.54%) NetWeaver
6 18 (1.98%) IIS
6 18 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.99%) Apache
9 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.33%) CMS
13 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.11%) JBoss
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 112 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) SPSS
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (7.83%) SAP S/4HANA
2 63 (6.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 62 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
4 50 (5.51%) SAP BPC
5 29 (3.20%) SAP ERP
6 15 (1.65%) iTrent
7 10 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
10 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.55%) Sage X3
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.33%) SAP GRC
12 3 (0.33%) SAP IBP
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 202 (22.27%) Power Platform
2 140 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (6.95%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.76%) SaaS
7 13 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (1.10%) IaaS
8 10 (1.10%) PaaS
9 9 (0.99%) Office 365
10 8 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 6 (0.66%) GitHub
11 6 (0.66%) npm
11 6 (0.66%) NuGet
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.10%) Intranet
2 4 (0.44%) GSM
2 4 (0.44%) Internet
2 4 (0.44%) UMTS
2 4 (0.44%) WAN
3 3 (0.33%) FTP
3 3 (0.33%) GPRS
3 3 (0.33%) LAN
4 2 (0.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) 3G
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
5 1 (0.11%) LTE
5 1 (0.11%) MPLS
5 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (37.16%) Data Warehouse
2 282 (31.09%) SQL Server
3 202 (22.27%) Power BI
4 162 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 153 (16.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 151 (16.65%) QlikView
7 143 (15.77%) SAP HANA
8 135 (14.88%) SAP BW
9 129 (14.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 88 (9.70%) Crystal Reports
11 74 (8.16%) Relational Database
12 72 (7.94%) SAP Data Services
13 70 (7.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 63 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 62 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
16 60 (6.62%) Big Data
17 59 (6.50%) Amazon Redshift
18 49 (5.40%) Oracle Database
19 46 (5.07%) Qlik Sense
20 45 (4.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (4.85%) JIRA
2 37 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.54%) LSMW
4 14 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (1.32%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (1.10%) Selenium
6 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (0.99%) Maven
8 6 (0.66%) HP UFT
8 6 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.66%) Rational Robot
8 6 (0.66%) RIATest
8 6 (0.66%) SilkTest
8 6 (0.66%) Subversion
8 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.66%) Toad
8 6 (0.66%) WinRunner
9 5 (0.55%) Artifactory
9 5 (0.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 347 (38.26%) Finance
2 55 (6.06%) Banking
3 48 (5.29%) Retail
4 47 (5.18%) Marketing
5 43 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.75%) Legal
7 32 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.09%) Local Government
9 18 (1.98%) Electronics
10 7 (0.77%) Billing
11 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.44%) Publishing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 245 (27.01%) Developer
2 244 (26.90%) Analyst
3 131 (14.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 123 (13.56%) Consultant
5 104 (11.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 60 (6.62%) Architect
6 60 (6.62%) SAP Consultant
7 52 (5.73%) SQL Developer
8 51 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.07%) Business Developer
10 40 (4.41%) Report Analyst
11 39 (4.30%) SAP BW Consultant
12 38 (4.19%) Data Analyst
12 38 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (3.53%) SAP Analyst
13 32 (3.53%) Support Analyst
14 31 (3.42%) Applications Support
15 30 (3.31%) Business Analyst
15 30 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 30 (3.31%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (12.35%) .NET
2 62 (6.84%) J2EE
3 32 (3.53%) Web Services
4 24 (2.65%) HTML
5 23 (2.54%) Kafka
6 21 (2.32%) XML
7 19 (2.09%) SAP Basis
8 17 (1.87%) JSON
9 16 (1.76%) Spark Streaming
10 14 (1.54%) D3.js
11 12 (1.32%) WCF
11 12 (1.32%) WPF
12 11 (1.21%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.10%) Highcharts JS
13 10 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
15 8 (0.88%) BAPI
15 8 (0.88%) MDX
16 7 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 141 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.64%) Data Structures
3 33 (3.64%) User Experience
4 32 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.98%) Life Science
6 18 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.10%) Reinsurance
8 9 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.66%) Clustering
9 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (0.66%) Replication
10 5 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.33%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.07%) Unix
2 23 (2.54%) Windows
3 16 (1.76%) Linux
4 14 (1.54%) Solaris
5 6 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.44%) VMS
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (75.52%) Business Intelligence
2 348 (38.37%) Analytics
3 262 (28.89%) ETL
4 250 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (15.88%) Visualisation
6 122 (13.45%) Data Modelling
7 99 (10.92%) Project Management
8 92 (10.14%) Data Visualisation
9 91 (10.03%) Data Analysis
10 90 (9.92%) CRM
11 88 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
12 83 (9.15%) Software Engineering
13 81 (8.93%) ERP
14 72 (7.94%) Scrum
15 65 (7.17%) Data Analytics
16 62 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
17 60 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (6.28%) Data Management
19 55 (6.06%) SDLC
20 53 (5.84%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 471 (51.93%) SQL
2 147 (16.21%) T-SQL
3 144 (15.88%) Java
4 95 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 80 (8.82%) Python
6 62 (6.84%) JavaScript
7 42 (4.63%) VBA
8 26 (2.87%) R
9 24 (2.65%) C#
9 24 (2.65%) PHP
10 23 (2.54%) ABAP
11 22 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.87%) X++
13 14 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (1.43%) SAS Macro
15 10 (1.10%) VB
16 8 (0.88%) Ruby
17 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.66%) F#
18 6 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 133 (14.66%) Degree
2 24 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.98%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.88%) ISEB
7 7 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.44%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.22%) MCSA
11 2 (0.22%) MCSE
11 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.11%) MBCS
12 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (9.04%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.43%) QA
3 12 (1.32%) PMO
4 10 (1.10%) SLA
5 9 (0.99%) GDPR
6 6 (0.66%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.11%) GAAP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.66%) Docker
4 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.88%) Terraform
3 6 (0.66%) Ansible
4 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.44%) Control-M
5 4 (0.44%) Grafana
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 489 (53.91%) SAP
2 346 (38.15%) Oracle
3 276 (30.43%) Tableau
4 193 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 70 (7.72%) Cognos
6 62 (6.84%) Informatica
7 49 (5.40%) IBM
8 36 (3.97%) Talend
9 34 (3.75%) Cloudera
10 28 (3.09%) Google
11 27 (2.98%) HP
12 26 (2.87%) MicroStrategy
13 24 (2.65%) Teradata
14 23 (2.54%) TIBCO
15 19 (2.09%) Vertica
16 18 (1.98%) Sybase
17 16 (1.76%) Greenplum
17 16 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
18 14 (1.54%) Alteryx
18 14 (1.54%) VMware