Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 257 213
Rank change year-on-year +57 -44 +20
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 71 40 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.45% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 1.77% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 64 24 95
West Midlands median annual salary £42,100 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.44% +3.45% +2.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,025 £29,450
90th Percentile £63,500 £81,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +7.29% -4.00%

BusinessObjects is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,875 2,257 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.77% 25.66% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,594 1,833 2,656
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +20 22 £30,000 -3.23%
Coventry - 13 £41,500 -
Birmingham +31 11 £50,000 +19.29% 1
Shropshire +7 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Solihull -6 6 £60,750 -
Warwickshire -11 4 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £52,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,000 -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 58 (81.69%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (66.20%) SQL
3 38 (53.52%) Analytics
4 32 (45.07%) SAP
5 27 (38.03%) ETL
6 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
6 26 (36.62%) Finance
6 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 23 (32.39%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
8 22 (30.99%) Oracle
9 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (28.17%) Power BI
10 20 (28.17%) Power Platform
11 17 (23.94%) Visualisation
11 17 (23.94%) Cognos
12 15 (21.13%) Public Sector
13 14 (19.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 14 (19.72%) Tableau
13 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (19.72%) QlikView
14 13 (18.31%) Degree
15 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
15 12 (16.90%) Workflow
15 12 (16.90%) Data Quality
15 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (15.49%) Marketing
16 11 (15.49%) Manufacturing

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) SAS
2 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Power Platform
2 5 (7.04%) Azure
3 3 (4.23%) AWS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) Power BI
3 14 (19.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.72%) QlikView
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (14.08%) SAP BW
6 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (11.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 7 (9.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (8.45%) Cognos Query Studio
9 6 (8.45%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (8.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (8.45%) SAP HANA
10 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
10 5 (7.04%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (5.63%) MySQL
11 4 (5.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Public Sector
3 11 (15.49%) Manufacturing
3 11 (15.49%) Marketing
4 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (11.27%) Electronics
6 7 (9.86%) Retail
7 5 (7.04%) Local Government
7 5 (7.04%) Social Housing
8 1 (1.41%) Police
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Report Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Excel Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Anaconda
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.82%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) JSON
2 1 (1.41%) JSP
2 1 (1.41%) Kafka
2 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (81.69%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (53.52%) Analytics
3 27 (38.03%) ETL
4 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.94%) Visualisation
6 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
6 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.90%) Workflow
7 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (11.27%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (11.27%) Programme Management
8 8 (11.27%) SDLC
9 7 (9.86%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.86%) Predictive Modelling
9 7 (9.86%) Service Management
10 6 (8.45%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.04%) VBA
4 3 (4.23%) C
4 3 (4.23%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) ABAP
5 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) R
6 1 (1.41%) AWK
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.45%) QA
3 3 (4.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) PMO
5 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) SAP
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.99%) Oracle
4 17 (23.94%) Cognos
5 14 (19.72%) Tableau
6 8 (11.27%) Informatica
7 7 (9.86%) Ab Initio
7 7 (9.86%) IBM
8 6 (8.45%) Netezza
9 4 (5.63%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (2.82%) Sybase
11 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.41%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (1.41%) Syncsort
11 1 (1.41%) Talend
11 1 (1.41%) Teradata
11 1 (1.41%) TIBCO