The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 42 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.66% 2.74% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 5.56% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Business Objects
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
160 144 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.46% 49.32% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 115 119 159
Average salary £42,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Middlesex region.

Business Objects Salary Trend in Middlesex

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects.

1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) SAP
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Cognos
4 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
4 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) People Management
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 3 (23.08%) Publishing
5 3 (23.08%) B2B
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Pay per click
5 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Omniture
5 3 (23.08%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Social Media Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Multivariate Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Social Media

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Web Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) BAPI
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) People Management
3 3 (23.08%) Social Media Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Pay per click
3 3 (23.08%) B2B
3 3 (23.08%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Cognos
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Omniture
3 3 (23.08%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec