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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 122 162 117
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -45
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 95 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 1.02% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.76% 2.19% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 77
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £85,000 £75,000
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2528 2421 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.80% 46.73% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2098 2020 2048
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 26 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 26 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 +19 39 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Warwickshire -3 20 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire +19 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Wolverhampton +16 7 £46,250 +23.33%
Coventry -13 6 £34,750 -59.11% 1
Shropshire -4 5 £28,250 +66.17%
Worcestershire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Solihull +3 1 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 100 (60.98%) SQL
2 84 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (40.85%) SQL Server
4 60 (36.59%) Oracle
5 54 (32.93%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (31.71%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (29.88%) SAP
8 46 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (26.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (23.78%) Microsoft
11 39 (23.78%) Tableau
12 36 (21.95%) QlikView
13 34 (20.73%) ETL
14 32 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (18.90%) T-SQL
16 30 (18.29%) IBM
16 30 (18.29%) Analytics
17 29 (17.68%) PL/SQL
18 25 (15.24%) Cognos
19 24 (14.63%) Java
19 24 (14.63%) Web Services
19 24 (14.63%) SAP Data Services
20 23 (14.02%) SOA
20 23 (14.02%) RDBMS
20 23 (14.02%) SAP BW
20 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
20 23 (14.02%) Relational Database
21 22 (13.41%) Finance
21 22 (13.41%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 16 (9.76%) SAS
2 15 (9.15%) CICS
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (9.15%) MQSeries
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.27%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.54%) SPSS
3 6 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.44%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (10.37%) SAP FI
1 17 (10.37%) SAP BPC
2 14 (8.54%) SAP HR
3 5 (3.05%) Cordys
4 4 (2.44%) SAP HCM
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.22%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.22%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.22%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.61%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 54 (32.93%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (31.71%) BusinessObjects
4 46 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (26.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (21.95%) QlikView
7 32 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (14.63%) SAP Data Services
9 23 (14.02%) SAP BW
9 23 (14.02%) RDBMS
9 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (14.02%) Relational Database
10 21 (12.80%) SAP BI
10 21 (12.80%) Data Mart
11 20 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (11.59%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (10.37%) DB2
14 15 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (7.93%) Data Mining
16 12 (7.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.22%) LSMW
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.41%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Retail
3 5 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (39.02%) Developer
2 41 (25.00%) Consultant
3 31 (18.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (16.46%) Analyst
5 20 (12.20%) SAP Developer
6 18 (10.98%) Business Developer
7 17 (10.37%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 14 (8.54%) SAP BW Developer
9 11 (6.71%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) SAS BI Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) DBA
12 7 (4.27%) Business Objects Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.66%) SAP BI Developer
14 5 (3.05%) Software Support Analyst
14 5 (3.05%) Architect
14 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) Web Services
2 22 (13.41%) .NET
3 18 (10.98%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.76%) HTML
5 15 (9.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (9.15%) ISPF
6 10 (6.10%) CSS
7 5 (3.05%) XML
7 5 (3.05%) jQuery
8 4 (2.44%) HTML5
8 4 (2.44%) Ajax
9 2 (1.22%) EDI
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.15%) Visualisation
2 15 (9.15%) Mainframe
3 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.27%) User Experience
6 5 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.44%) PDA
7 4 (2.44%) Statistics
7 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.22%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) UNIX
2 16 (9.76%) Solaris
2 16 (9.76%) Linux
3 15 (9.15%) MVS
3 15 (9.15%) AIX
4 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (1.22%) Windows
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) OS/390
6 1 (0.61%) zOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (20.73%) ETL
4 30 (18.29%) Analytics
5 23 (14.02%) SOA
6 21 (12.80%) Data Modelling
7 20 (12.20%) CRM
8 18 (10.98%) Project Management
9 17 (10.37%) Business Analysis
10 14 (8.54%) Data Management
11 13 (7.93%) ITIL
11 13 (7.93%) Business Analytics
11 13 (7.93%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (7.32%) Open Source
12 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.49%) Process Management
13 9 (5.49%) Document Management
13 9 (5.49%) Web Development
14 8 (4.88%) Data Analysis
15 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (60.98%) SQL
2 31 (18.90%) T-SQL
3 29 (17.68%) PL/SQL
4 24 (14.63%) Java
5 22 (13.41%) C#
6 19 (11.59%) ABAP
7 16 (9.76%) Perl
8 15 (9.15%) JCL
9 12 (7.32%) R
9 12 (7.32%) Python
10 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.88%) VB
12 7 (4.27%) VB6
12 7 (4.27%) COBOL
13 4 (2.44%) VBScript
14 3 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) CCA
3 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (36.59%) Oracle
2 49 (29.88%) SAP
3 39 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.78%) Tableau
4 30 (18.29%) IBM
5 25 (15.24%) Cognos
6 21 (12.80%) Talend
7 9 (5.49%) Metastorm
7 9 (5.49%) Teradata
8 8 (4.88%) Cloudera
9 6 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (3.05%) OpenText
10 5 (3.05%) Pega
11 4 (2.44%) Ab Initio
11 4 (2.44%) Alterian
11 4 (2.44%) Adobe
12 3 (1.83%) Informatica
13 2 (1.22%) Sybase
13 2 (1.22%) Infor
14 1 (0.61%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Consult Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35 - £43 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leek
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago