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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 135 106 150
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +44
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 73 103 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.89% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 3.73% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 88 43
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £69,750 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
2762 2764 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.41% 50.72% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2368 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -14 39 £42,000 -16.00% 12
Staffordshire -4 10 £35,750 +11.71%
Warwickshire +8 6 £38,000 -7.31% 1
Walsall +3 3 £41,500 -17.00%
Shropshire -4 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Wolverhampton 0 2 £38,750 -1.89%
Solihull - 2 £29,265 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 78 (61.90%) SQL
2 56 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (42.86%) Oracle
4 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 42 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (32.54%) BusinessObjects
6 41 (32.54%) SAP
7 31 (24.60%) .NET
8 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 30 (23.81%) Finance
9 29 (23.02%) PL/SQL
10 25 (19.84%) Oracle Database
11 24 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (16.67%) ETL
13 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
14 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (13.49%) SAP BW
15 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.49%) Toad
16 16 (12.70%) Cognos
16 16 (12.70%) MS Office
17 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET
17 15 (11.90%) Data Modelling
17 15 (11.90%) Retail
17 15 (11.90%) Data Mart
17 15 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
18 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
19 13 (10.32%) Oracle Reports
19 13 (10.32%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.35%) SAS
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.59%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.70%) MS Office
3 7 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Agresso
2 7 (5.56%) Summit
2 7 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.17%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.38%) e-Work
4 3 (2.38%) SAP APO
4 3 (2.38%) SAP HCM
4 3 (2.38%) SAP SCM
4 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.59%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Intranet
1 7 (5.56%) Internet
1 7 (5.56%) ATM
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.59%) WAN
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (32.54%) BusinessObjects
4 25 (19.84%) Oracle Database
5 24 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (13.49%) SAP BW
8 15 (11.90%) Data Mart
9 13 (10.32%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
10 12 (9.52%) OLAP
11 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (7.14%) SAP BI
12 9 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
13 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (6.35%) IBM InfoSphere
14 7 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Toad
2 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.97%) LSMW
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.79%) ERwin
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.97%) Games
5 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Developer
2 42 (33.33%) Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 18 (14.29%) Consultant
5 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (12.70%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (11.90%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 11 (8.73%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Data Analyst
10 9 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (6.35%) SAP Manager
11 8 (6.35%) MI Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Cognos BI Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Architect
12 7 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
13 6 (4.76%) SAP Support
13 6 (4.76%) Business Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
14 5 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.60%) .NET
2 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.52%) XML
4 9 (7.14%) EDI
5 7 (5.56%) Web Services
6 6 (4.76%) CSS
6 6 (4.76%) HTML
6 6 (4.76%) SAP XI
7 4 (3.17%) Ajax
7 4 (3.17%) MDX
8 3 (2.38%) WinForms
8 3 (2.38%) WCF
8 3 (2.38%) WF
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.79%) jQuery
10 1 (0.79%) JSON
10 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.38%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) UNIX
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.67%) ETL
3 15 (11.90%) Data Modelling
3 15 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.52%) Logistics
6 12 (9.52%) ITIL
7 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 10 (7.94%) Workflow
7 10 (7.94%) Data Mapping
8 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.35%) Data Management
9 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.35%) Change Data Capture
10 7 (5.56%) Quality Management
10 7 (5.56%) Scrum
10 7 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (61.90%) SQL
2 29 (23.02%) PL/SQL
3 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.52%) VB
5 11 (8.73%) ABAP
6 6 (4.76%) VB6
6 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.76%) C#
7 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.38%) VBScript
9 2 (1.59%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.56%) MCAD
2 7 (5.56%) MCSD
3 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) CIMA
5 1 (0.79%) ACCA
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (42.86%) Oracle
2 41 (32.54%) SAP
3 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.70%) Cognos
5 8 (6.35%) Netezza
6 3 (2.38%) Metastorm
6 3 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.59%) Northgate
7 2 (1.59%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.59%) Lotus
7 2 (1.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) Informatica
7 2 (1.59%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.59%) Perforce
7 2 (1.59%) Talend
8 1 (0.79%) Vertica
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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