The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 28 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 1 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.55% 5.71% 6.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 8.82% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
96 136 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 53.04% 64.76% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 104
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Basel II
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Cognizant

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognizant