Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 871 749 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.74% 6.09% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 6.66% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 782 647 623
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,889 11,250 10,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.04% 91.46% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,573 9,363 8,396
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Manchester +6 476 £47,500 +18.75% 58
Cheshire +2 226 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Merseyside -2 82 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Lancashire +10 68 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Cumbria - 3 £29,000 -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 488 (56.03%) SQL
2 313 (35.94%) SQL Server
3 297 (34.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 279 (32.03%) Finance
5 262 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 249 (28.59%) Microsoft
7 248 (28.47%) Data Warehouse
8 217 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
9 207 (23.77%) Analytics
10 202 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 189 (21.70%) T-SQL
12 180 (20.67%) ETL
13 169 (19.40%) Power BI
14 153 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 126 (14.47%) Oracle
16 125 (14.35%) SAP
17 116 (13.32%) Data Analysis
18 115 (13.20%) Visualisation
19 109 (12.51%) JavaScript
20 104 (11.94%) Big Data
21 103 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (11.83%) Marketing
22 102 (11.71%) Python
23 101 (11.60%) Data Modelling
23 101 (11.60%) Tableau
24 100 (11.48%) .NET
25 93 (10.68%) C#
26 92 (10.56%) Manufacturing
27 88 (10.10%) Java
28 86 (9.87%) QlikView

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 41 (4.71%) SAS
2 29 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.87%) Confluence
5 24 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.95%) IIS
7 13 (1.49%) Apache
8 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.46%) WordPress
10 3 (0.34%) CMS
10 3 (0.34%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.23%) JBoss
11 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) Tornado
Applications
1 76 (8.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.92%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.46%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.30%) Google Analytics
4 19 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 19 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.95%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
6 17 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.84%) Office 365
7 16 (1.84%) SaaS
8 12 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.92%) Serverless
10 7 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.34%) GitHub
11 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.72%) Internet
2 12 (1.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.23%) Firewall
3 2 (0.23%) IMAP
3 2 (0.23%) Skype
4 1 (0.11%) Intranet
4 1 (0.11%) LAN
4 1 (0.11%) SMS
4 1 (0.11%) VLAN
4 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 297 (34.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 262 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 248 (28.47%) Data Warehouse
5 202 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 169 (19.40%) Power BI
7 104 (11.94%) Big Data
8 86 (9.87%) QlikView
9 67 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 51 (5.86%) OLAP
11 47 (5.40%) Hadoop
12 44 (5.05%) MySQL
13 40 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (4.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 38 (4.36%) Oracle Database
15 38 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
16 37 (4.25%) Relational Database
17 33 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
17 33 (3.79%) NoSQL
18 25 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 60 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.71%) JIRA
3 34 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.15%) GitLab
9 10 (1.15%) PHPUnit
9 10 (1.15%) Subversion
10 9 (1.03%) gulp
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.92%) webpack
12 6 (0.69%) ERwin
12 6 (0.69%) PyCharm
13 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.46%) Mercurial
General
1 279 (32.03%) Finance
2 103 (11.83%) Marketing
3 92 (10.56%) Manufacturing
4 85 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 74 (8.50%) Electronics
6 66 (7.58%) Advertising
7 58 (6.66%) Legal
8 50 (5.74%) Retail
9 48 (5.51%) Banking
10 15 (1.72%) Law
11 14 (1.61%) Publishing
12 11 (1.26%) Games
12 11 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.92%) Automotive
14 4 (0.46%) Back Office
14 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.34%) International Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 345 (39.61%) Developer
2 175 (20.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 170 (19.52%) Analyst
4 88 (10.10%) Architect
5 84 (9.64%) SQL Developer
6 65 (7.46%) SQL BI Developer
7 62 (7.12%) Data Analyst
8 46 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 45 (5.17%) DBA
10 43 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 39 (4.48%) Applications Support
12 37 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 37 (4.25%) SQL Analyst
13 36 (4.13%) Business Developer
13 36 (4.13%) SSRS Developer
14 34 (3.90%) Data Architect
15 32 (3.67%) SSIS Developer
16 31 (3.56%) SQL DBA
17 30 (3.44%) .NET Developer
18 28 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.48%) .NET
2 68 (7.81%) HTML
3 55 (6.31%) CSS
4 42 (4.82%) AngularJS
5 38 (4.36%) React
6 37 (4.25%) Node.js
7 33 (3.79%) ASP.NET
8 32 (3.67%) Web Services
9 28 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (3.10%) jQuery
10 27 (3.10%) MDX
11 24 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (2.76%) REST
12 21 (2.41%) .NET Framework
12 21 (2.41%) WCF
13 19 (2.18%) RESTful
13 19 (2.18%) SOAP
14 18 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 153 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.95%) Private Cloud
6 16 (1.84%) Fintech
6 16 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.49%) Taxonomies
8 10 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.03%) Replication
10 8 (0.92%) Clustering
11 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.69%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.69%) User Experience
13 5 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.69%) Windows
2 66 (7.58%) Linux
3 48 (5.51%) Unix
4 19 (2.18%) AIX
4 19 (2.18%) HPUX
4 19 (2.18%) Solaris
5 11 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.34%) OS/400
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (23.77%) Analytics
3 180 (20.67%) ETL
4 116 (13.32%) Data Analysis
5 115 (13.20%) Visualisation
6 103 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
7 101 (11.60%) Data Modelling
8 80 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
9 79 (9.07%) Programme Management
10 74 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
11 61 (7.00%) Data Analytics
11 61 (7.00%) DevOps
12 59 (6.77%) Machine Learning
13 58 (6.66%) Software Engineering
14 54 (6.20%) Data Integration
15 52 (5.97%) MVC
16 50 (5.74%) CRM
16 50 (5.74%) TDD
17 46 (5.28%) Data Management
17 46 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (56.03%) SQL
2 189 (21.70%) T-SQL
3 109 (12.51%) JavaScript
4 102 (11.71%) Python
5 93 (10.68%) C#
6 88 (10.10%) Java
7 47 (5.40%) VBA
8 36 (4.13%) Ruby
9 35 (4.02%) PHP
10 31 (3.56%) PowerShell
11 30 (3.44%) C++
12 19 (2.18%) Go
13 17 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.95%) R
14 15 (1.72%) Scala
15 14 (1.61%) ABAP
16 10 (1.15%) Groovy
17 9 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 9 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (8.38%) Degree
2 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.80%) HND
4 5 (0.57%) HNC
4 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.46%) ISEB
5 4 (0.46%) MCP
6 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.34%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.34%) MCPD
6 3 (0.34%) MCSA
6 3 (0.34%) MCTS
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
7 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.23%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 44 (5.05%) QA
3 13 (1.49%) GCP
4 8 (0.92%) PMO
5 6 (0.69%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (4.48%) Docker
2 18 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (5.74%) Ansible
2 42 (4.82%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.15%) Puppet
5 4 (0.46%) Marathon
5 4 (0.46%) Mesos
5 4 (0.46%) rkt
6 2 (0.23%) Ambari
6 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 249 (28.59%) Microsoft
2 126 (14.47%) Oracle
3 125 (14.35%) SAP
4 101 (11.60%) Tableau
5 52 (5.97%) Cognos
6 38 (4.36%) Google
7 27 (3.10%) Informatica
8 24 (2.76%) IBM
8 24 (2.76%) ServiceNow
9 19 (2.18%) Teradata
10 17 (1.95%) New Relic
10 17 (1.95%) Trend Micro
11 15 (1.72%) Capita
12 12 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.15%) HP
15 9 (1.03%) Zend
16 6 (0.69%) Hyperion
16 6 (0.69%) RedGate