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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 206 201 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing E-business 8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
4227 4237 3570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.62% 77.42% 74.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3493 3576 3029
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing E-business across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

E-business Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

E-business
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 E-business within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
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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 4 £71,250 +58.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Coventry -2 1 £37,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,500 -
E-business
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Siebel
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) EDI
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (10.00%) Progress

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (10.00%) HFM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (10.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) Progress
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SEEBURGER
2 1 (10.00%) hybris