The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 125 136 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 89 62 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.24% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 2.64% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 76
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2548 2349 2520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.36% 47.11% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2113 1937 2067
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Objects Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Business Objects Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Birmingham +16 39 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Warwickshire -1 21 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Staffordshire +10 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wolverhampton +12 7 £46,250 +13.49% 2
Coventry -23 5 £29,500 -59.31% 1
Shropshire -4 4 £16,500 -76.42%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 89 (58.17%) SQL
2 72 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (40.52%) SQL Server
4 56 (36.60%) BusinessObjects
5 54 (35.29%) Oracle
6 53 (34.64%) SAP
6 53 (34.64%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (28.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 32 (20.92%) ETL
10 32 (20.92%) Tableau
11 31 (20.26%) QlikView
12 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (18.95%) T-SQL
13 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (18.30%) PL/SQL
15 24 (15.69%) .NET
15 24 (15.69%) C#
15 24 (15.69%) IBM
16 23 (15.03%) Analytics
17 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
17 22 (14.38%) Java
17 22 (14.38%) SAP BW
17 22 (14.38%) Finance
17 22 (14.38%) SAP Data Services
18 21 (13.73%) Web Services
18 21 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET
19 20 (13.07%) ABAP

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 13 (8.50%) SAS
2 12 (7.84%) CICS
2 12 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (7.84%) MQSeries
2 12 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.27%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.19%) SPSS
3 6 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 16 (10.46%) SAP BPC
3 14 (9.15%) SAP HR
4 5 (3.27%) SAP HCM
4 5 (3.27%) Cordys
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.96%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.31%) ResourceLink
7 2 (1.31%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.65%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) DHCP
1 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.31%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.52%) SQL Server
2 56 (36.60%) BusinessObjects
3 53 (34.64%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (28.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (20.26%) QlikView
7 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (14.38%) SAP Data Services
8 22 (14.38%) SAP BW
9 21 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (12.42%) Relational Database
10 19 (12.42%) SAP BI
10 19 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (12.42%) RDBMS
10 19 (12.42%) Data Mart
11 15 (9.80%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (9.15%) DB2
12 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (6.54%) MongoDB
14 9 (5.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (12.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.96%) LSMW
3 1 (0.65%) Ant
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (14.38%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (38.56%) Developer
2 37 (24.18%) Consultant
3 27 (17.65%) Analyst
3 27 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (11.76%) SAP Developer
5 17 (11.11%) Business Developer
6 14 (9.15%) SAP BW Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Technical Consultant
7 13 (8.50%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.23%) SAS BI Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) DBA
12 6 (3.92%) Architect
12 6 (3.92%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) Business Objects Developer
13 5 (3.27%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.27%) Software Support Analyst
13 5 (3.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.69%) .NET
2 21 (13.73%) Web Services
3 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET
4 16 (10.46%) HTML
5 12 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (7.84%) ISPF
6 10 (6.54%) CSS
7 5 (3.27%) XML
7 5 (3.27%) jQuery
8 4 (2.61%) HTML5
8 4 (2.61%) Ajax
9 3 (1.96%) EDI
10 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.84%) Mainframe
4 11 (7.19%) Visualisation
5 9 (5.88%) Open Source
5 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.27%) User Experience
7 4 (2.61%) PDA
7 4 (2.61%) Statistics
7 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.31%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.65%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.84%) AIX
1 12 (7.84%) Solaris
1 12 (7.84%) Linux
1 12 (7.84%) UNIX
1 12 (7.84%) MVS
2 4 (2.61%) Android
2 4 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) OS/390
3 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (20.92%) ETL
3 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.03%) Analytics
5 20 (13.07%) SOA
6 18 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 18 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
7 16 (10.46%) CRM
7 16 (10.46%) Project Management
8 15 (9.80%) Data Management
9 14 (9.15%) Business Analysis
9 14 (9.15%) ITIL
10 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.54%) Business Analytics
12 9 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Web Development
12 9 (5.88%) Process Management
12 9 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.88%) Document Management
13 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (58.17%) SQL
2 29 (18.95%) T-SQL
3 28 (18.30%) PL/SQL
4 24 (15.69%) C#
5 22 (14.38%) Java
6 20 (13.07%) ABAP
7 12 (7.84%) JCL
7 12 (7.84%) Perl
8 11 (7.19%) VB
9 10 (6.54%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.88%) Python
10 9 (5.88%) VB6
10 9 (5.88%) R
11 4 (2.61%) VBA
11 4 (2.61%) COBOL
11 4 (2.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) CCA
4 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ACCA
5 1 (0.65%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (35.29%) Oracle
2 53 (34.64%) SAP
3 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 32 (20.92%) Tableau
5 24 (15.69%) IBM
6 20 (13.07%) Cognos
7 19 (12.42%) Talend
8 9 (5.88%) Metastorm
9 8 (5.23%) Teradata
9 8 (5.23%) Cloudera
10 5 (3.27%) Pega
10 5 (3.27%) OpenText
11 4 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.96%) Informatica
12 3 (1.96%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.65%) Google
13 1 (0.65%) Sage
13 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.65%) Cisco
13 1 (0.65%) Sybase
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £32 - £50 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £30 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago