Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 415 372
Rank change year-on-year -48 -43 -83
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 964 1,365 1,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 2.52% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 745 976 1,146
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 45,593 54,251 55,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.73% 30.36% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37,349 44,734 47,211
UK median annual salary £51,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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 -79 855 £50,000 - 111
UK excluding London -92 459 £45,000 - 91
London -13 432 £54,500 -5.22% 33
South East -80 132 £50,000 - 14
North of England -42 86 £40,000 -9.09% 27
Midlands -42 77 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South West -9 72 £42,500 - 9
North West +11 52 £37,500 -18.48% 10
West Midlands -56 42 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Wales +30 37 £36,000 -4.00% 4
East Midlands +30 35 £47,500 +8.57% 7
East of England +11 35 £47,500 +26.67% 12
Yorkshire -22 29 £42,000 -1.18% 16
Scotland -13 19 £32,250 -32.81% 7
North East +2 5 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 686 (71.16%) Business Intelligence
2 531 (55.08%) SQL
3 418 (43.36%) SAP
4 342 (35.48%) Finance
5 334 (34.65%) Data Warehouse
6 317 (32.88%) ETL
7 307 (31.85%) Oracle
8 299 (31.02%) SQL Server
9 282 (29.25%) Tableau
10 260 (26.97%) Analytics
11 248 (25.73%) Microsoft
12 233 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
13 229 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 196 (20.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 187 (19.40%) Power BI
16 166 (17.22%) Data Modelling
17 154 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
18 152 (15.77%) QlikView
19 146 (15.15%) Visualisation
20 142 (14.73%) Java
20 142 (14.73%) Degree
21 136 (14.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
22 131 (13.59%) T-SQL
23 129 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
23 129 (13.38%) SAP BW
24 128 (13.28%) CRM
25 124 (12.86%) Crystal Reports
26 119 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
27 116 (12.03%) Relational Database
28 107 (11.10%) 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 99 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 72 (7.47%) SAS
3 63 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.76%) Confluence
6 12 (1.24%) NetWeaver
7 8 (0.83%) Documentum
7 8 (0.83%) FileNet
7 8 (0.83%) IIS
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.31%) Apache
11 3 (0.31%) CMS
11 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 129 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.22%) SPSS
4 28 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.31%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 73 (7.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (6.95%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (3.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 25 (2.59%) SAP BPC
5 17 (1.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 14 (1.45%) Infor M3
7 13 (1.35%) Movex
8 11 (1.14%) SAP SCM
9 9 (0.93%) iTrent
10 8 (0.83%) Elite 3E
10 8 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.83%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 8 (0.83%) SAP CO
10 8 (0.83%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.83%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.83%) SAP FS
10 8 (0.83%) SAP MDM
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 119 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (1.66%) Office 365
6 9 (0.93%) SaaS
6 9 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.62%) AdWords
8 6 (0.62%) Boomi
8 6 (0.62%) GitHub
8 6 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.52%) SAP Leonardo
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) PaaS
11 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.31%) IaaS
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.52%) HTTP
1 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
1 5 (0.52%) Internet
1 5 (0.52%) SAN
2 4 (0.41%) SMS
2 4 (0.41%) VLAN
3 3 (0.31%) LAN
3 3 (0.31%) WAN
4 2 (0.21%) SSH
5 1 (0.10%) Broadband
5 1 (0.10%) FTP
5 1 (0.10%) Intranet
5 1 (0.10%) NAS
5 1 (0.10%) Skype
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (34.65%) Data Warehouse
2 299 (31.02%) SQL Server
3 229 (23.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (20.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 187 (19.40%) Power BI
6 152 (15.77%) QlikView
7 136 (14.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 129 (13.38%) SAP BW
9 124 (12.86%) Crystal Reports
10 116 (12.03%) Relational Database
11 104 (10.79%) SAP HANA
12 89 (9.23%) SAP Data Services
13 87 (9.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 72 (7.47%) Big Data
15 71 (7.37%) Lumira
16 63 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (5.29%) Hadoop
18 48 (4.98%) NoSQL
19 46 (4.77%) Amazon Redshift
20 45 (4.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.01%) JIRA
2 24 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.18%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 16 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (1.35%) Toad
7 9 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.93%) ERwin
7 9 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.62%) LSMW
9 6 (0.62%) PVCS
10 5 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.21%) CA Release Automation
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.21%) TestRail
12 2 (0.21%) XMLSpy
13 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
General
1 342 (35.48%) Finance
2 77 (7.99%) Banking
3 58 (6.02%) Retail
4 54 (5.60%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.11%) Marketing
6 18 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.66%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.24%) Back Office
8 12 (1.24%) Local Government
8 12 (1.24%) Publishing
8 12 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.93%) Legal
10 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 6 (0.62%) Electronics
11 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) Law
14 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 269 (27.90%) Analyst
2 261 (27.07%) Developer
3 114 (11.83%) Consultant
4 109 (11.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 106 (11.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 93 (9.65%) Architect
7 67 (6.95%) Data Analyst
8 59 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 55 (5.71%) Business Developer
10 50 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
11 43 (4.46%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 38 (3.94%) Data Architect
13 31 (3.22%) SAP Architect
13 31 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 30 (3.11%) Project Manager
14 30 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 30 (3.11%) SQL BI Developer
15 29 (3.01%) Analyst Developer
16 27 (2.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.37%) .NET
2 61 (6.33%) J2EE
3 41 (4.25%) Web Services
4 40 (4.15%) XML
5 28 (2.90%) HTML
6 18 (1.87%) Kafka
7 16 (1.66%) Spark Streaming
8 13 (1.35%) HTML5
9 11 (1.14%) SAP Fiori
9 11 (1.14%) SAP PI
9 11 (1.14%) WinForms
10 9 (0.93%) SAPUI5
11 8 (0.83%) CSS
11 8 (0.83%) MDX
11 8 (0.83%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.62%) Java EE
12 6 (0.62%) JSON
12 6 (0.62%) NHibernate
12 6 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 154 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 25 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.07%) User Experience
6 18 (1.87%) Fintech
7 17 (1.76%) Reinsurance
8 14 (1.45%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.35%) Replication
10 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.04%) Social Media
11 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (0.93%) Life Science
13 8 (0.83%) Clustering
14 7 (0.73%) Blog
14 7 (0.73%) FMCG
15 6 (0.62%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.12%) Unix
2 47 (4.88%) Windows
3 38 (3.94%) Linux
4 18 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.41%) Solaris
6 4 (0.41%) SUSE
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (71.16%) Business Intelligence
2 317 (32.88%) ETL
3 260 (26.97%) Analytics
4 233 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (17.22%) Data Modelling
6 146 (15.15%) Visualisation
7 128 (13.28%) CRM
8 107 (11.10%) Data Analysis
9 91 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 89 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (8.20%) Project Management
12 73 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
13 72 (7.47%) SDLC
14 68 (7.05%) Data Analytics
15 65 (6.74%) Scrum
16 62 (6.43%) Data Visualisation
17 60 (6.22%) Decision-Making
17 60 (6.22%) ITIL
18 57 (5.91%) Data Management
19 55 (5.71%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 531 (55.08%) SQL
2 142 (14.73%) Java
3 131 (13.59%) T-SQL
4 87 (9.02%) Python
5 80 (8.30%) PL/SQL
6 52 (5.39%) VBA
7 49 (5.08%) C#
8 42 (4.36%) R
9 32 (3.32%) ABAP
10 23 (2.39%) VB
11 22 (2.28%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (0.93%) C
16 6 (0.62%) Perl
16 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.52%) C++
18 4 (0.41%) Scala
19 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 142 (14.73%) Degree
2 35 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.56%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.93%) ISEB
6 6 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.31%) CBAP
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.31%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.10%) ACCA
10 1 (0.10%) CCAA
10 1 (0.10%) CCAB
10 1 (0.10%) CIMA
10 1 (0.10%) CISM
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.71%) Data Quality
2 37 (3.84%) QA
3 19 (1.97%) SLA
4 10 (1.04%) IFRS
4 10 (1.04%) PMO
5 9 (0.93%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.52%) GDPR
7 3 (0.31%) MiFID
8 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Docker
1 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (1.87%) Control-M
2 8 (0.83%) Automic
3 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.41%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.21%) Oozie
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 418 (43.36%) SAP
2 307 (31.85%) Oracle
3 282 (29.25%) Tableau
4 248 (25.73%) Microsoft
5 98 (10.17%) Informatica
6 91 (9.44%) Cognos
7 63 (6.54%) Talend
8 53 (5.50%) MicroStrategy
9 52 (5.39%) IBM
10 45 (4.67%) Google
11 26 (2.70%) Teradata
12 25 (2.59%) Infor
13 21 (2.18%) Ab Initio
13 21 (2.18%) HP
14 20 (2.07%) TIBCO
14 20 (2.07%) Vertica
15 19 (1.97%) Cloudera
15 19 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (1.66%) Greenplum
17 14 (1.45%) hybris