Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 209 175
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 +3
Permanent jobs citing BusinessObjects 138 140 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.22% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.57% 4.54% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 107 107 145
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £27,650 £32,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £57,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 3018 3084 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.80% 26.98% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2574 2804
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,925 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +11 44 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Staffordshire +41 28 £37,500 -
Warwickshire -15 19 £42,250 +9.74%
West Bromwich +4 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Coventry +6 9 £44,000 +3.53%
Shropshire +1 4 £34,125 +1.11%
Solihull -4 2 £41,750 +11.33%
Worcestershire - 2 £52,500 -
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 91 (65.94%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (52.17%) SAP
3 55 (39.86%) SQL
4 52 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (32.61%) ETL
6 40 (28.99%) SAP BW
6 40 (28.99%) Oracle
7 34 (24.64%) Finance
8 27 (19.57%) SAP HANA
9 26 (18.84%) Cognos
10 23 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 23 (16.67%) QlikView
11 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.22%) Tableau
12 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (13.04%) Analytics
13 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (13.04%) Data Modelling
13 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 17 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
15 16 (11.59%) SAP BPC
16 15 (10.87%) SAP Data Services
16 15 (10.87%) PL/SQL
17 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (10.14%) Data Mart
18 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (9.42%) NetWeaver
19 12 (8.70%) SAS
19 12 (8.70%) BODI

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 13 (9.42%) NetWeaver
2 12 (8.70%) SAS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.45%) WordPress
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.17%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (11.59%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.90%) iTrent
3 2 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) DNS
1 2 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (1.45%) SAN
1 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.68%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (28.99%) SAP BW
3 27 (19.57%) SAP HANA
4 23 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 23 (16.67%) QlikView
5 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
8 15 (10.87%) SAP Data Services
9 14 (10.14%) Data Mart
9 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (8.70%) BODI
12 7 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (5.07%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
14 5 (3.62%) Power BI
15 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) ProC
2 2 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (24.64%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.90%) Local Government
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Developer
2 29 (21.01%) Consultant
3 25 (18.12%) SAP Developer
4 22 (15.94%) Analyst
5 15 (10.87%) Business Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) SAP BW Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) SQL Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (7.97%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (7.25%) PL/SQL Developer
9 10 (7.25%) SAP BPC Consultant
10 9 (6.52%) SAP BW Developer
11 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (5.80%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
12 7 (5.07%) SAP BW Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) XML
2 4 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) MDX
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.80%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.45%) PKI
3 2 (1.45%) Replication
3 2 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.45%) Unix
1 2 (1.45%) Windows
1 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
1 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
1 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (65.94%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (32.61%) ETL
3 18 (13.04%) Analytics
3 18 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 17 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (8.70%) Visualisation
6 11 (7.97%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
6 11 (7.97%) Migration
7 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.25%) CRM
8 7 (5.07%) Change Control
9 6 (4.35%) Data Management
9 6 (4.35%) Process Management
10 5 (3.62%) ERP
10 5 (3.62%) ITIL
10 5 (3.62%) Validation
11 4 (2.90%) Change Management
11 4 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.86%) SQL
2 15 (10.87%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.07%) ABAP
4 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.17%) PROC SQL
6 2 (1.45%) Java
6 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) MBA
3 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.07%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) PMO
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (52.17%) SAP
2 40 (28.99%) Oracle
3 26 (18.84%) Cognos
4 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.22%) Tableau
5 10 (7.25%) Informatica
6 3 (2.17%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.17%) IBM
6 3 (2.17%) Netezza
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco
7 2 (1.45%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.45%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.45%) Sophos
7 2 (1.45%) Sun
7 2 (1.45%) Veeam
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Intel
8 1 (0.72%) Niku
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Teradata