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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 848 650 480
Rank change year-on-year -198 -170 -11
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 376 254 509
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 1.04% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 254 190 414
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,700 £34,144
25th Percentile £41,750 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £72,188 £67,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -10.53%

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 45,491 24,318 24,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.85% 26.41% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20,871 18,626 20,502
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +4.44%

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 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -160 335 £55,000 - 25
UK excluding London -87 191 £47,500 +5.56% 17
London -224 155 £70,000 +19.15% 11
Work from Home -226 130 £55,000 -4.35% 2
North of England -45 66 £47,500 +3.83% 2
North West -38 49 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Midlands -47 45 £41,000 -2.38% 8
West Midlands -25 40 £42,500 -8.11% 6
South East -77 39 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -47 17 £50,000 +26.58%
South West -21 15 £46,119 +0.26% 2
Scotland -59 12 £33,426 -26.13% 3
East of England -82 11 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands -43 5 £41,000 +5.13% 2
Wales -37 3 £55,000 +41.94%

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 267 (71.01%) Business Intelligence
2 227 (60.37%) SQL
3 178 (47.34%) Analytics
4 154 (40.96%) Power BI
4 154 (40.96%) Power Platform
4 154 (40.96%) Social Skills
5 141 (37.50%) SAP
6 129 (34.31%) SQL Server
7 116 (30.85%) Finance
8 110 (29.26%) Analytical Skills
9 107 (28.46%) Data Modelling
10 105 (27.93%) Data Warehouse
11 98 (26.06%) Tableau
12 95 (25.27%) Microsoft
13 93 (24.73%) ETL
14 92 (24.47%) Azure
15 87 (23.14%) Microsoft Excel
16 86 (22.87%) Agile
17 79 (21.01%) Oracle
18 78 (20.74%) Degree
19 74 (19.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 69 (18.35%) Data Analytics
21 61 (16.22%) QlikView
22 56 (14.89%) JIRA
22 56 (14.89%) Data Analysis
23 55 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
24 53 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 52 (13.83%) Python
26 48 (12.77%) Visualisation
27 47 (12.50%) Marketing

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 33 (8.78%) SAS
2 25 (6.65%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.39%) SAP EP
4 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.60%) Jadu
5 4 (1.06%) Confluence
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (23.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (5.05%) SPSS
5 18 (4.79%) MS Visio
6 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 12 (3.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.66%) SAP APO
3 9 (2.39%) SAP BPC
3 9 (2.39%) SAP CRM
3 9 (2.39%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.53%) iTrent
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.27%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 154 (40.96%) Power Platform
2 92 (24.47%) Azure
3 39 (10.37%) Azure Data Factory
4 25 (6.65%) Snowflake
5 22 (5.85%) AWS
6 20 (5.32%) Google Analytics
7 16 (4.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 10 (2.66%) GCP
9 9 (2.39%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (1.86%) SaaS
11 6 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.60%) Google Workspace
11 6 (1.60%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (1.60%) PowerApps
11 6 (1.60%) Trello
12 5 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (1.06%) Tricentis Tosca
14 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.80%) IaaS
15 2 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) Broadband
1 8 (2.13%) Extranet
2 6 (1.60%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) Firewall
4 2 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.53%) SSL
4 2 (0.53%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (40.96%) Power BI
2 129 (34.31%) SQL Server
3 105 (27.93%) Data Warehouse
4 98 (26.06%) Tableau
5 74 (19.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (16.22%) QlikView
7 55 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 53 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (12.23%) Qlik Sense
10 42 (11.17%) SAP BW
11 39 (10.37%) SAP HANA
12 38 (10.11%) Oracle Reports
13 35 (9.31%) MySQL
14 33 (8.78%) Crystal Reports
15 30 (7.98%) Yellowfin
16 26 (6.91%) Data Lake
16 26 (6.91%) Data Mining
17 24 (6.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 24 (6.38%) Lumira
18 22 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (14.89%) JIRA
2 10 (2.66%) Bitbucket
3 9 (2.39%) LSMW
4 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.86%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.06%) GitLab
6 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.06%) Subversion
7 2 (0.53%) RStudio
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 154 (40.96%) Social Skills
2 116 (30.85%) Finance
3 110 (29.26%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (12.50%) Marketing
5 30 (7.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 29 (7.71%) Public Sector
7 27 (7.18%) Manufacturing
8 23 (6.12%) Banking
8 23 (6.12%) Telecoms
9 20 (5.32%) Electronics
10 17 (4.52%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (3.46%) Automotive
12 12 (3.19%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (2.13%) Back Office
13 8 (2.13%) Law
14 7 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (1.60%) Local Government
16 4 (1.06%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.53%) Legal
17 2 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (34.31%) Analyst
2 93 (24.73%) Developer
3 72 (19.15%) Data Analyst
4 36 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 35 (9.31%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (8.51%) Consultant
7 27 (7.18%) Senior Data Analyst
8 21 (5.59%) Architect
9 18 (4.79%) Data Engineer
9 18 (4.79%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.26%) Business Developer
11 15 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 15 (3.99%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 14 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 13 (3.46%) SAP Analyst
14 11 (2.93%) Report Manager
14 11 (2.93%) SAP Developer
15 10 (2.66%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
15 10 (2.66%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.57%) XML
2 26 (6.91%) .NET
3 25 (6.65%) Web Services
4 19 (5.05%) SAP Fiori
5 15 (3.99%) CSS
5 15 (3.99%) HTML
6 12 (3.19%) HTML5
6 12 (3.19%) JSON
7 9 (2.39%) Middleware
7 9 (2.39%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (1.60%) CSS3
8 6 (1.60%) J2EE
8 6 (1.60%) REST
8 6 (1.60%) RESTful
8 6 (1.60%) SOAP
8 6 (1.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.97%) Data Structures
2 24 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.99%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.46%) Life Science
7 12 (3.19%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (2.66%) Reinsurance
9 8 (2.13%) Social Media
10 7 (1.86%) Cyber Defence
10 7 (1.86%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.60%) NHS
11 6 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.33%) LIMS
13 4 (1.06%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.80%) Mashup
14 3 (0.80%) User Experience
15 2 (0.53%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.59%) Windows
2 16 (4.26%) Unix
3 11 (2.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.60%) Linux
5 2 (0.53%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (71.01%) Business Intelligence
2 178 (47.34%) Analytics
3 107 (28.46%) Data Modelling
4 93 (24.73%) ETL
5 86 (22.87%) Agile
6 69 (18.35%) Data Analytics
7 56 (14.89%) Data Analysis
8 48 (12.77%) Visualisation
9 41 (10.90%) Computer Science
9 41 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
10 40 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 40 (10.64%) Project Management
11 38 (10.11%) CRM
12 33 (8.78%) DevOps
13 31 (8.24%) Data Governance
14 30 (7.98%) Mentoring
15 29 (7.71%) Dashboard Development
15 29 (7.71%) Mathematics
16 26 (6.91%) Project Delivery
17 25 (6.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 227 (60.37%) SQL
2 52 (13.83%) Python
3 40 (10.64%) T-SQL
4 38 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.18%) Java
6 23 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 21 (5.59%) ABAP
7 21 (5.59%) C#
8 14 (3.72%) C++
9 11 (2.93%) PHP
10 9 (2.39%) SAPscript
11 8 (2.13%) R
12 6 (1.60%) C
13 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.06%) HiveQL
14 4 (1.06%) VBA
15 3 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.53%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (20.74%) Degree
2 11 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.33%) ISEB
4 4 (1.06%) PMP
4 4 (1.06%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.53%) CCA
6 2 (0.53%) CCNA
6 2 (0.53%) CCNP
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.53%) MCSA
6 2 (0.53%) MCSE
6 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) VCAP
6 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.17%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.32%) SLA
3 12 (3.19%) QA
4 11 (2.93%) PMO
5 10 (2.66%) Accessibility
6 5 (1.33%) HL7
7 4 (1.06%) COBIT
7 4 (1.06%) GDPR
7 4 (1.06%) NIST
7 4 (1.06%) P3O
8 1 (0.27%) COREP
8 1 (0.27%) GRC
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.06%) HDFS
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) Ansible
2 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.27%) Grafana
3 1 (0.27%) Kibana
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 141 (37.50%) SAP
2 95 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 79 (21.01%) Oracle
4 34 (9.04%) Cognos
5 31 (8.24%) Informatica
6 26 (6.91%) Google
7 14 (3.72%) IBM
7 14 (3.72%) Teradata
8 12 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
8 12 (3.19%) Talend
9 9 (2.39%) Workday
10 7 (1.86%) Planview
10 7 (1.86%) VMware
11 5 (1.33%) Actuate
11 5 (1.33%) Adobe
11 5 (1.33%) Brio
11 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.80%) Databricks
13 2 (0.53%) Dataiku
13 2 (0.53%) ESET