- SAS: 59,300 people living in the USA
- Crystal Reports: 43,600 people
- IBM SPSS: 37,000
- Business Objects: 34,500
- IBM Cognos: 28,700
- Microsoft SSRS: 17,000
- MicroStrategy: 8,300
- Oracle OBIEE: 4,200
- Actuate: 3,900
- QlikTech Qlikview: 1,400
- Information Builders WebFOCUS: 1,300
- BIRT: 1,200
- Pentaho: 900
- JasperSoft Jasper Reports: 800
The other mega-vendors Microsoft and Oracle were not far down the list. In fact, I might have slighted them by not being able to better search for the product keywords.
With so many people with SAS and SPSS skills, why would there be so few with an open source statistical package?
To see my comments about Information Builders's BI product, go to my WebFOCUS blog.