Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 450 460 498
Rank change year-on-year +10 +38 -131
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 498 937 970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% 2.32% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 408 769 728
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,800 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

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 24,252 40,346 52,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.86% 28.05% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19,728 32,926 43,354
Median annual salary £53,900 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +7.14%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -54 369 £51,000 +2.00% 18
UK excluding London -35 232 £42,500 -10.53% 13
London -10 146 £65,000 +8.33% 6
North of England +122 88 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South East +24 68 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North West +81 63 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Midlands +10 42 £37,500 -21.05% 3
West Midlands +38 39 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North East +35 16 £39,000 -19.17% 1
East of England +44 11 £40,000 -8.19% 3
Scotland +42 10 £38,000 -17.84%
Work from Home +41 10 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +82 9 £36,500 -8.75%
South West +21 9 £40,000 +6.67%
Wales -18 4 £53,500 +25.88%
East Midlands +32 3 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 324 (65.06%) Business Intelligence
2 282 (56.63%) SAP
3 251 (50.40%) Oracle
4 221 (44.38%) SQL
5 182 (36.55%) Finance
6 178 (35.74%) Azure
7 173 (34.74%) Java
8 147 (29.52%) CRM
9 146 (29.32%) .NET
10 135 (27.11%) Dynamics 365
11 133 (26.71%) SQL Server
12 131 (26.31%) SharePoint
13 129 (25.90%) Dynamics AX
14 128 (25.70%) Dynamics CRM
15 127 (25.50%) Microsoft
15 127 (25.50%) BizTalk Server
16 126 (25.30%) J2EE
17 114 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
18 112 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
19 110 (22.09%) Analytics
20 109 (21.89%) Power BI
20 109 (21.89%) Power Platform
21 94 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
22 84 (16.87%) ETL
23 83 (16.67%) Data Modelling
24 68 (13.65%) PL/SQL
25 60 (12.05%) QlikView
26 59 (11.85%) Big Data
26 59 (11.85%) Tableau
27 56 (11.24%) Data Analysis

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
1 131 (26.31%) SharePoint
2 127 (25.50%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (6.83%) SAS
4 13 (2.61%) IIS
4 13 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.81%) Apache
7 8 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.80%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.60%) CMS
9 3 (0.60%) Confluence
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.40%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (11.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.41%) SPSS
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 129 (25.90%) Dynamics AX
2 128 (25.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (2.21%) SAP BPC
4 10 (2.01%) SAP GTS
5 8 (1.61%) SAP MDG
6 5 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.00%) FastStats
6 5 (1.00%) SAP MDM
6 5 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.40%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 178 (35.74%) Azure
2 135 (27.11%) Dynamics 365
3 109 (21.89%) Power Platform
4 42 (8.43%) AWS
5 14 (2.81%) SaaS
6 12 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.21%) IaaS
7 11 (2.21%) PaaS
8 8 (1.61%) GCP
9 7 (1.41%) Office 365
10 5 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.60%) Serverless
11 3 (0.60%) Smartsheet
12 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.40%) Kissmetrics
13 1 (0.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.20%) Internet
1 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 114 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
3 109 (21.89%) Power BI
4 60 (12.05%) QlikView
5 59 (11.85%) Big Data
6 53 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (8.03%) Oracle Database
9 31 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
9 31 (6.22%) SAP BW
10 26 (5.22%) DB2
10 26 (5.22%) Hadoop
10 26 (5.22%) MongoDB
11 25 (5.02%) SAP Data Services
11 25 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (3.82%) Qlik Sense
14 18 (3.61%) NoSQL
14 18 (3.61%) OLAP
15 17 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (6.63%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (3.21%) ERwin
3 15 (3.01%) JIRA
4 13 (2.61%) Subversion
5 10 (2.01%) LSMW
6 8 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.00%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (1.00%) Selenium
9 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 182 (36.55%) Finance
2 26 (5.22%) Marketing
3 22 (4.42%) Banking
4 20 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.41%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.21%) Retail
7 7 (1.41%) Back Office
7 7 (1.41%) Billing
7 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Local Government
9 4 (0.80%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 105 (21.08%) Analyst
2 82 (16.47%) Developer
3 76 (15.26%) Architect
4 63 (12.65%) Consultant
5 49 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (8.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 36 (7.23%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 35 (7.03%) Data Analyst
9 32 (6.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 32 (6.43%) Project Manager
10 24 (4.82%) SQL Developer
11 21 (4.22%) Business Manager
12 20 (4.02%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.82%) CRM Architect
13 19 (3.82%) CRM Consultant
13 19 (3.82%) CRM Manager
13 19 (3.82%) CRM Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 19 (3.82%) Functional Consultant
13 19 (3.82%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (29.32%) .NET
2 126 (25.30%) J2EE
3 10 (2.01%) MDX
4 9 (1.81%) Web Services
5 8 (1.61%) BAPI
5 8 (1.61%) NumPy
5 8 (1.61%) Pandas
5 8 (1.61%) scikit-learn
5 8 (1.61%) SciPy
6 7 (1.41%) SAP Basis
6 7 (1.41%) XML
7 6 (1.20%) Apache Flex
7 6 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.00%) CSS
8 5 (1.00%) HTML
8 5 (1.00%) IDoc
8 5 (1.00%) WCF
8 5 (1.00%) WPF
9 4 (0.80%) REST
10 3 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.23%) Data Structures
3 21 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.01%) Reinsurance
5 5 (1.00%) User Experience
6 4 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.60%) Blog
7 3 (0.60%) Social Media
8 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.40%) Life Science
8 2 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.20%) Derivative
9 1 (0.20%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.20%) NHS
9 1 (0.20%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.64%) Windows
2 26 (5.22%) Unix
3 23 (4.62%) Linux
4 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (65.06%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (29.52%) CRM
3 112 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (22.09%) Analytics
5 84 (16.87%) ETL
6 83 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 56 (11.24%) Data Analysis
8 52 (10.44%) ITIL
9 46 (9.24%) Visualisation
10 41 (8.23%) Data Governance
10 41 (8.23%) SDLC
11 38 (7.63%) Data Analytics
11 38 (7.63%) Migration
12 37 (7.43%) Requirements Gathering
13 34 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (6.63%) Data Strategy
14 33 (6.63%) Service Management
14 33 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (6.43%) ERP
15 32 (6.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 221 (44.38%) SQL
2 173 (34.74%) Java
3 68 (13.65%) PL/SQL
4 46 (9.24%) Python
5 30 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 27 (5.42%) VB
7 24 (4.82%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.22%) C
8 21 (4.22%) VBA
9 13 (2.61%) ABAP
10 12 (2.41%) C#
10 12 (2.41%) R
11 10 (2.01%) Scala
12 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.61%) Korn
13 6 (1.20%) HiveQL
13 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.80%) C++
15 4 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (10.24%) Degree
2 17 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.01%) ISEB
6 8 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.80%) ACCA
8 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.80%) MBCS
9 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.60%) CIMA
10 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.42%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.01%) COBIT
3 11 (2.21%) QA
4 10 (2.01%) SLA
5 8 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.41%) GDPR
7 6 (1.20%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.41%) Docker
1 7 (1.41%) HDFS
2 5 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.60%) Ansible
3 3 (0.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 282 (56.63%) SAP
2 251 (50.40%) Oracle
3 127 (25.50%) Microsoft
4 59 (11.85%) Tableau
5 42 (8.43%) Informatica
6 41 (8.23%) Cognos
7 29 (5.82%) IBM
8 16 (3.21%) Netezza
8 16 (3.21%) Teradata
9 14 (2.81%) Talend
10 13 (2.61%) Hyperion
10 13 (2.61%) Sage
10 13 (2.61%) Sun
11 11 (2.21%) CA
11 11 (2.21%) HP
11 11 (2.21%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (2.21%) Remedy
11 11 (2.21%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.21%) Siebel
12 9 (1.81%) Sybase