The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 207 209
Permanent jobs citing E-business 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
E-business
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4961 4291 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.72% 79.46% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 3565 3688
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing E-business across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

E-business
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

E-business Salary Trend in the West Midlands

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-business 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 E-business.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing E-business 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 E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) RavenDB
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft