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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 40 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.26% 1.94% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 3.60% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £33,000 £60,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +70.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
173 139 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 54.40% 53.88% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 113 123 132
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) People Management
3 5 (55.56%) Cognos
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) BAPI
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
4 2 (22.22%) NetWeaver
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) NetBackup

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (22.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) BAPI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) People Management
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp