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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 151 110 156
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Permanent jobs citing Business Objects 73 93 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.74% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 3.38% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 48
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £75,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
2875 2752 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.65% 51.35% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 2341 2031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 42 £43,000 -14.00% 9
Warwickshire +6 5 £38,000 -7.31%
Walsall 0 4 £41,500 -17.00%
Staffordshire -11 4 £35,750 +13.49% 1
Shropshire -5 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Worcestershire -8 2 £42,250 -15.50%
Solihull - 2 £29,265 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
West Bromwich +3 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Wolverhampton -4 1 £40,000 +1.26%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 83 (65.87%) SQL
2 62 (49.21%) Oracle
3 54 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 52 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (37.30%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (26.19%) Finance
7 32 (25.40%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (25.40%) SAP
8 31 (24.60%) PL/SQL
8 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
8 31 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 30 (23.81%) .NET
10 25 (19.84%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (16.67%) ETL
13 19 (15.08%) Toad
14 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (12.70%) Data Mart
16 16 (12.70%) MS Office
16 16 (12.70%) Data Modelling
17 15 (11.90%) Relational Database
18 14 (11.11%) Cognos
18 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
18 14 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
18 14 (11.11%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (5.56%) SAS
3 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
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%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (5.56%) Summit
3 4 (3.17%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.38%) SAP SCM
4 3 (2.38%) SAP HCM
4 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.38%) SAP APO
4 3 (2.38%) e-Work
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.79%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.79%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.79%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/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
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 47 (37.30%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (25.40%) BusinessObjects
4 30 (23.81%) Oracle Database
5 25 (19.84%) Crystal Reports
6 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (12.70%) Data Mart
8 15 (11.90%) Relational Database
9 14 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (9.52%) OLAP
10 12 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (7.14%) SAP BW
13 8 (6.35%) IBM InfoSphere
13 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (5.56%) QlikView
14 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Toad
2 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.97%) LSMW
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.79%) ERwin
General
1 33 (26.19%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (41.27%) Developer
2 42 (33.33%) Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 18 (14.29%) Consultant
5 16 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (12.70%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 12 (9.52%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Business Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Developer Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Cognos BI Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) MI Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.81%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.73%) 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 2 (1.59%) WinForms
8 2 (1.59%) WCF
8 2 (1.59%) WF
8 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.79%) jQuery
9 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.59%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.67%) ETL
3 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (12.70%) Data Modelling
6 14 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
7 13 (10.32%) ITIL
8 11 (8.73%) Workflow
9 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.94%) Logistics
9 10 (7.94%) Data Mapping
10 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.14%) Line Management
11 8 (6.35%) Change Data Capture
11 8 (6.35%) Migration
11 8 (6.35%) Data Management
12 7 (5.56%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.87%) SQL
2 31 (24.60%) PL/SQL
3 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.73%) VB
5 10 (7.94%) ABAP
6 6 (4.76%) C#
7 5 (3.97%) VB6
7 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.38%) VBScript
9 2 (1.59%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) Python
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%) ACCA
5 1 (0.79%) CIMA
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 62 (49.21%) Oracle
2 32 (25.40%) SAP
3 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.11%) Cognos
5 8 (6.35%) Netezza
6 3 (2.38%) Northgate
6 3 (2.38%) Metastorm
6 3 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.59%) Lotus
7 2 (1.59%) Perforce
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.59%) Informatica
7 2 (1.59%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.59%) Talend
8 1 (0.79%) Vertica
8 1 (0.79%) Civica
8 1 (0.79%) Comino
8 1 (0.79%) Capita
8 1 (0.79%) Orchard
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Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits, 30 days holid
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago