Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 205 268
Rank change year-on-year +41 +63 -65
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 41 81 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.04% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.50% 4.16% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 19
Median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -25.00% +41.18%
10th Percentile £31,225 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £65,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -1.96% +7.37%

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 1,170 1,948 2,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.57% 25.12% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 1,535 1,952
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,908
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Shropshire +26 13 £37,500 -31.82%
Warwickshire +21 6 £31,950 -41.91%
West Bromwich - 6 £37,500 -
Solihull +4 5 £51,000 -18.40%
Birmingham +54 4 £46,500 -20.85%
Coventry +26 3 £43,500 +33.85%
Staffordshire -9 3 £35,000 +27.27% 2
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (56.10%) Analytics
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
4 19 (46.34%) SAP
5 17 (41.46%) Data Analysis
6 16 (39.02%) Oracle
7 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
7 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) Power BI
8 13 (31.71%) Power Platform
9 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (29.27%) ETL
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
11 10 (24.39%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (24.39%) Visualisation
12 9 (21.95%) Back Office
12 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (19.51%) ITIL
13 8 (19.51%) Windows
13 8 (19.51%) Logistics
13 8 (19.51%) SDLC
13 8 (19.51%) Decision-Making
14 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
14 7 (17.07%) SAS
14 7 (17.07%) ERP

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 7 (17.07%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (17.07%) SPSS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Power Platform
2 5 (12.20%) AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 13 (31.71%) Power BI
4 10 (24.39%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) OLAP
5 5 (12.20%) OLTP
5 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
6 4 (9.76%) Big Data
6 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (9.76%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (9.76%) Impala
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.76%) Pentaho
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (7.32%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Crystal Reports Writer
2 8 (19.51%) Report Writer
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Application Support Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.44%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) SAP BI Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Analytics
1 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (41.46%) Data Analysis
3 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) ETL
5 10 (24.39%) Visualisation
6 8 (19.51%) Decision-Making
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) Logistics
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) ERP
7 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.20%) Coaching
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) RAD
8 5 (12.20%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
3 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) ABAP
5 4 (9.76%) HiveQL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.76%) GDPR
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) SAP
3 16 (39.02%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) Informatica
5 6 (14.63%) IBM
5 6 (14.63%) Tableau
6 4 (9.76%) Cloudera
6 4 (9.76%) Talend
7 3 (7.32%) Ab Initio
7 3 (7.32%) Birst
7 3 (7.32%) Cognos
7 3 (7.32%) Infor
7 3 (7.32%) Netezza
8 2 (4.88%) Teradata