The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 147 138 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 71 76 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.42% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 4.19% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 91
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
BusinessObjects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1670 1815 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.66% 33.82% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1506 1430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BusinessObjects Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 BusinessObjects within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -3 26 £43,500 +3.57% 6
Solihull +19 10 £37,500 +28.13% 1
Staffordshire +3 10 £39,000 +9.09%
Wolverhampton -4 8 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Worcestershire - 6 £38,250 -
Shropshire -3 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Coventry -11 3 £28,500 -60.00%
Warwickshire 0 2 £50,000 +31.57%
West Bromwich - 1 £22,500 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 107 (60.80%) SQL
2 91 (51.70%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (41.48%) Oracle
4 62 (35.23%) SAP
5 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
6 53 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 49 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (20.45%) Cognos
9 36 (20.45%) Tableau
10 35 (19.89%) IBM
11 33 (18.75%) Web Services
12 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
13 30 (17.05%) QlikView
14 29 (16.48%) T-SQL
15 26 (14.77%) SAP BW
16 25 (14.20%) C#
16 25 (14.20%) ETL
16 25 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (13.64%) .NET
17 24 (13.64%) Analytics
18 23 (13.07%) Java
18 23 (13.07%) Finance
19 21 (11.93%) SAP BI
19 21 (11.93%) PL/SQL
19 21 (11.93%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (11.93%) SOA
19 21 (11.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.66%) NetWeaver
2 16 (9.09%) SAS
3 15 (8.52%) CICS
3 15 (8.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (8.52%) MQSeries
3 15 (8.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (7.95%) SPSS
2 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) SAP FI
1 10 (5.68%) SAP BPC
2 6 (3.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.41%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.84%) SAP HCM
3 5 (2.84%) Cordys
4 3 (1.70%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.14%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.57%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 40 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (17.05%) QlikView
4 26 (14.77%) SAP BW
5 25 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (11.93%) SAP BI
7 21 (11.93%) Crystal Reports
7 21 (11.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (10.80%) SAP HANA
8 19 (10.80%) Relational Database
9 18 (10.23%) SAP Data Services
9 18 (10.23%) DB2
10 17 (9.66%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (9.09%) RDBMS
12 14 (7.95%) OLAP
13 13 (7.39%) Pentaho
14 12 (6.82%) Data Mart
14 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.57%) ProC
2 1 (0.57%) LSMW
General
1 23 (13.07%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Retail
3 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.84%) Marketing
4 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Local Government
5 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Developer
2 50 (28.41%) Consultant
3 30 (17.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 21 (11.93%) Business Objects Developer
6 20 (11.36%) Analyst
7 19 (10.80%) SAP Consultant
8 17 (9.66%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (7.95%) SAP Developer
10 12 (6.82%) SQL Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (5.68%) Architect
12 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (4.55%) SAP BW Developer
14 6 (3.41%) SAP Architect
14 6 (3.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (3.41%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 6 (3.41%) SAS BI Consultant
14 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.75%) Web Services
2 24 (13.64%) .NET
3 15 (8.52%) HTML
3 15 (8.52%) CSS
3 15 (8.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (8.52%) ISPF
4 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.25%) XML
6 10 (5.68%) Ajax
7 5 (2.84%) jQuery
8 3 (1.70%) EDI
9 2 (1.14%) SAP ALE
9 2 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (1.14%) BAPI
9 2 (1.14%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.80%) Visualisation
3 15 (8.52%) User Experience
3 15 (8.52%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.70%) PMI
7 2 (1.14%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) Derivative
7 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.23%) Solaris
1 18 (10.23%) Linux
1 18 (10.23%) UNIX
2 15 (8.52%) MVS
2 15 (8.52%) AIX
3 5 (2.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) OS/390
5 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.70%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
4 25 (14.20%) ETL
5 24 (13.64%) Analytics
6 21 (11.93%) SOA
7 19 (10.80%) Business Analysis
8 18 (10.23%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 16 (9.09%) Project Management
11 15 (8.52%) Process Management
11 15 (8.52%) Web Development
11 15 (8.52%) Document Management
12 13 (7.39%) CRM
12 13 (7.39%) Open Source
12 13 (7.39%) Business Analytics
13 12 (6.82%) Integration Testing
13 12 (6.82%) Data Management
14 11 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 107 (60.80%) SQL
2 29 (16.48%) T-SQL
3 25 (14.20%) C#
4 23 (13.07%) Java
5 21 (11.93%) PL/SQL
6 18 (10.23%) Perl
7 15 (8.52%) JCL
7 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
8 13 (7.39%) Python
8 13 (7.39%) R
9 11 (6.25%) ABAP
10 10 (5.68%) VBScript
11 9 (5.11%) COBOL
12 6 (3.41%) VB
13 5 (2.84%) VB6
14 2 (1.14%) SAPscript
14 2 (1.14%) VBA
15 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.27%) PMP
4 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) CCA
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.57%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) P3O
Systems Management
1 15 (8.52%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (41.48%) Oracle
2 62 (35.23%) SAP
3 53 (30.11%) Microsoft
4 36 (20.45%) Cognos
4 36 (20.45%) Tableau
5 35 (19.89%) IBM
6 15 (8.52%) Metastorm
7 12 (6.82%) Talend
8 11 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (5.68%) Teradata
10 6 (3.41%) Cloudera
10 6 (3.41%) Informatica
11 5 (2.84%) OpenText
11 5 (2.84%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.84%) Pega
12 4 (2.27%) Fiorano
12 4 (2.27%) Alterian
12 4 (2.27%) Adobe
12 4 (2.27%) Sybase
13 3 (1.70%) Infor
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