Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 760 1,036 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.26% 7.88% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 8.63% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 643 823 609
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,550 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -

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 11,085 12,006 10,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.38% 91.27% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,914 9,650 8,741
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -13 422 £45,000 +12.50% 69
Cheshire -3 189 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Merseyside +2 80 £43,500 +16.00% 7
Lancashire +5 61 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Cumbria -2 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 435 (57.24%) SQL
2 261 (34.34%) SQL Server
3 251 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
5 211 (27.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 210 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 205 (26.97%) Microsoft
8 204 (26.84%) Finance
9 162 (21.32%) Analytics
10 143 (18.82%) T-SQL
10 143 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
11 140 (18.42%) ETL
12 135 (17.76%) Power BI
13 132 (17.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 131 (17.24%) Data Modelling
15 112 (14.74%) Visualisation
16 99 (13.03%) SAP
17 90 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 89 (11.71%) Data Analysis
19 88 (11.58%) Tableau
20 87 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
21 86 (11.32%) .NET
22 85 (11.18%) Marketing
23 84 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
24 82 (10.79%) Degree
25 81 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
26 78 (10.26%) Linux
27 74 (9.74%) C#
28 72 (9.47%) Oracle
28 72 (9.47%) 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 40 (5.26%) Confluence
2 35 (4.61%) IIS
3 24 (3.16%) SAS
4 19 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.05%) OpenEdge
7 5 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.53%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.39%) CMS
9 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) Apache
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.53%) SPSS
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.92%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.39%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) Sage 500
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 90 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 35 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (4.61%) Amazon S3
3 35 (4.61%) Amazon SQS
3 35 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 35 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 32 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (3.82%) SaaS
6 15 (1.97%) PaaS
7 12 (1.58%) Office 365
8 9 (1.18%) IaaS
9 8 (1.05%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.13%) Force.com
12 1 (0.13%) NuGet
12 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.05%) Network Security
2 7 (0.92%) Firewall
3 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) IMAP
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 222 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
3 211 (27.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 210 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 135 (17.76%) Power BI
6 132 (17.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (9.47%) QlikView
8 56 (7.37%) Big Data
9 45 (5.92%) Relational Database
10 39 (5.13%) OLAP
11 38 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (4.87%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
14 35 (4.61%) MySQL
15 32 (4.21%) Hadoop
15 32 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
16 26 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (2.89%) NoSQL
19 21 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 64 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 62 (8.16%) TeamCity
3 57 (7.50%) JIRA
4 54 (7.11%) Jenkins
5 46 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 45 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (1.97%) Selenium
7 15 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.84%) ERwin
9 13 (1.71%) Subversion
9 13 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.66%) Hudson
12 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.53%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.53%) Serilog
14 3 (0.39%) TestRail
General
1 204 (26.84%) Finance
2 85 (11.18%) Marketing
3 70 (9.21%) Retail
4 69 (9.08%) Manufacturing
5 61 (8.03%) Telecoms
6 59 (7.76%) Electronics
7 47 (6.18%) Banking
8 41 (5.39%) Law
9 34 (4.47%) Legal
10 30 (3.95%) Advertising
11 26 (3.42%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.45%) Automotive
12 11 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.32%) Games
14 6 (0.79%) Military
15 5 (0.66%) Publishing
16 4 (0.53%) Back Office
16 4 (0.53%) Billing
17 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 278 (36.58%) Developer
2 164 (21.58%) Analyst
3 154 (20.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 60 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 56 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 50 (6.58%) Data Analyst
7 45 (5.92%) Architect
8 44 (5.79%) SQL BI Developer
9 38 (5.00%) Business Developer
10 34 (4.47%) .NET Developer
11 33 (4.34%) Consultant
12 31 (4.08%) Project Manager
13 29 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 27 (3.55%) Data Architect
14 27 (3.55%) Senior Developer
14 27 (3.55%) SQL Analyst
15 26 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 26 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (3.29%) SSIS Developer
17 24 (3.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.32%) .NET
2 34 (4.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (4.34%) HTML
4 31 (4.08%) React
5 29 (3.82%) CSS
6 28 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (3.29%) AngularJS
8 22 (2.89%) Web Services
9 21 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 20 (2.63%) Node.js
11 19 (2.50%) HTML5
11 19 (2.50%) MDX
12 17 (2.24%) RESTful
13 16 (2.11%) .NET Core
13 16 (2.11%) WCF
13 16 (2.11%) XML
14 15 (1.97%) REST
15 14 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (1.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 143 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.47%) Private Cloud
3 29 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.58%) Smart Meter
9 11 (1.45%) Blog
9 11 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.45%) User Experience
10 10 (1.32%) Fintech
11 9 (1.18%) FMCG
11 9 (1.18%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.05%) CESG
12 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.05%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.26%) Linux
2 66 (8.68%) Windows
3 28 (3.68%) Unix
4 9 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.92%) AIX
5 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.79%) HPUX
6 6 (0.79%) Solaris
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.26%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (21.32%) Analytics
3 140 (18.42%) ETL
4 131 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 112 (14.74%) Visualisation
6 89 (11.71%) Data Analysis
7 84 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
9 72 (9.47%) DevOps
10 63 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
11 61 (8.03%) Programme Management
12 60 (7.89%) Data Analytics
13 59 (7.76%) Data Management
14 57 (7.50%) Project Management
15 53 (6.97%) Migration
15 53 (6.97%) Scrum
16 52 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (6.18%) Decision-Making
17 47 (6.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 435 (57.24%) SQL
2 143 (18.82%) T-SQL
3 74 (9.74%) C#
4 64 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 51 (6.71%) Python
6 28 (3.68%) Java
7 27 (3.55%) VBA
8 23 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.76%) Ruby
10 17 (2.24%) Go
10 17 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.11%) R
12 15 (1.97%) C++
13 14 (1.84%) PHP
14 11 (1.45%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (1.05%) Perl
16 8 (1.05%) Scala
17 7 (0.92%) C
17 7 (0.92%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 82 (10.79%) Degree
2 11 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.18%) CISSP
4 8 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.05%) CISA
4 8 (1.05%) CREST Certified
5 7 (0.92%) MCP
5 7 (0.92%) MCSA
5 7 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.66%) APMP
7 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.66%) Siebel Certification
8 4 (0.53%) ISEB
8 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.39%) PhD
9 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.39%) PMP
10 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 28 (3.68%) QA
3 23 (3.03%) GDPR
4 13 (1.71%) GCP
4 13 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.79%) SLA
6 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.66%) PMO
6 5 (0.66%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.39%) Docker
3 35 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (8.68%) Ansible
2 39 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.84%) Puppet
4 11 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (1.32%) Terraform
6 4 (0.53%) Istio
6 4 (0.53%) Mesos
7 3 (0.39%) Grafana
7 3 (0.39%) Kibana
8 2 (0.26%) Marathon
8 2 (0.26%) Packer
8 2 (0.26%) rkt
9 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 205 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 99 (13.03%) SAP
3 88 (11.58%) Tableau
4 72 (9.47%) Oracle
5 43 (5.66%) Google
6 35 (4.61%) New Relic
6 35 (4.61%) Trend Micro
7 34 (4.47%) Cognos
8 14 (1.84%) Informatica
9 13 (1.71%) Capita
10 11 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.05%) Ab Initio
13 7 (0.92%) IBM
13 7 (0.92%) Progress
13 7 (0.92%) Siebel
14 6 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.79%) Sun
14 6 (0.79%) Teradata