The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 52 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 14 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.55% 1.72% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.98% 4.55% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -
Business Objects
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
234 220 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.62% 37.87% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 200 195 190
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Business Objects
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +2 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Business Objects
West Midlands

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) Statistics
4 10 (50.00%) Project Management
5 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (45.00%) Data Mining
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (40.00%) Analytics
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) SAS
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) VB
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (30.00%) Data Management
8 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) C#
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (20.00%) .NET

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (35.00%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (45.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) MS Access
6 1 (5.00%) BODI
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (5.00%) DataStage
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) MI Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Statistics
2 6 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) PDA
5 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (30.00%) Data Management
4 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
6 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) B2B
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos
2 1 (5.00%) IBM