The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 27 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.54% 0.64% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.54% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Business Objects
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 65 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.08% 41.40% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 67
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Migration
1 8 (88.89%) ABAP
1 8 (88.89%) SAP
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre Operations
2 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (77.78%) Data Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SaaS
2 7 (77.78%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (77.78%) SAP Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) Retail
2 7 (77.78%) LSMW
2 7 (77.78%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (77.78%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (11.11%) MaxDB
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) LSMW
General
1 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
1 7 (77.78%) Games
1 7 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (77.78%) Migration Consultant
3 7 (77.78%) Data Consultant
3 7 (77.78%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 7 (77.78%) SAP Data Consultant
3 7 (77.78%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 7 (77.78%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (77.78%) Data Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SAP Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle