Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 520 689 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.11% 6.68% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 7.30% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 448 592 758
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,095 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +4.19% -

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 7,853 9,436 11,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.27% 91.53% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,229 7,576 9,383
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,950 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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
Manchester -3 351 £50,000 +11.11% 98
Cheshire +1 89 £45,000 - 40
Merseyside -5 42 £37,750 -11.18% 17
Lancashire -15 29 £40,443 +1.11% 16
Cumbria -19 2 - - 4
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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.

1 269 (51.73%) SQL
2 239 (45.96%) Power BI
2 239 (45.96%) Power Platform
3 230 (44.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 204 (39.23%) SQL Server
5 200 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 144 (27.69%) Microsoft
8 142 (27.31%) ETL
9 137 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (25.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 122 (23.46%) Finance
12 120 (23.08%) Analytics
13 114 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
14 99 (19.04%) T-SQL
15 85 (16.35%) Microsoft Excel
16 78 (15.00%) Azure
17 71 (13.65%) Tableau
18 69 (13.27%) Data Modelling
19 61 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (10.00%) Visualisation
20 52 (10.00%) Data Analysis
21 51 (9.81%) Migration
22 48 (9.23%) Oracle
23 46 (8.85%) Degree
24 45 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
25 44 (8.46%) .NET
25 44 (8.46%) Marketing
26 43 (8.27%) Data Management
27 41 (7.88%) Python

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 18 (3.46%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.92%) Drupal
3 10 (1.92%) SAS
3 10 (1.92%) WordPress
4 9 (1.73%) Alfresco
5 7 (1.35%) Apache
6 6 (1.15%) Confluence
6 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 85 (16.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
2 11 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.92%) CiviCRM
4 9 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (1.15%) Cognos Planning
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.19%) Magento
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 239 (45.96%) Power Platform
2 78 (15.00%) Azure
3 29 (5.58%) AWS
4 26 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (2.88%) GCP
6 12 (2.31%) Office 365
6 12 (2.31%) SaaS
7 8 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (1.35%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.96%) PaaS
11 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.77%) Serverless
12 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.38%) IaaS
13 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.19%) Boomi
14 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.15%) Firewall
1 6 (1.15%) Intranet
1 6 (1.15%) SAN
2 5 (0.96%) SMS
3 4 (0.77%) ATM
4 2 (0.38%) DHCP
4 2 (0.38%) DNS
4 2 (0.38%) Internet
4 2 (0.38%) NAS
5 1 (0.19%) MPLS
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (45.96%) Power BI
2 230 (44.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 204 (39.23%) SQL Server
4 200 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 193 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 135 (25.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (7.12%) QlikView
8 35 (6.73%) Big Data
9 27 (5.19%) MySQL
10 26 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 18 (3.46%) Oracle Database
13 17 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (3.27%) PowerPivot
14 13 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
15 12 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (2.31%) Hadoop
15 12 (2.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (3.85%) JIRA
2 16 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.69%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.92%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.15%) ERwin
8 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.77%) Postman
9 4 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.38%) TestRail
10 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.19%) MSTest
11 1 (0.19%) Selenium
11 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 122 (23.46%) Finance
2 44 (8.46%) Marketing
3 33 (6.35%) Public Sector
3 33 (6.35%) Retail
4 31 (5.96%) Legal
5 22 (4.23%) Law
6 17 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.12%) Back Office
7 11 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.92%) Electronics
9 7 (1.35%) Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 216 (41.54%) Developer
2 134 (25.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 117 (22.50%) Analyst
4 40 (7.69%) Architect
5 35 (6.73%) SQL Developer
6 34 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 27 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 23 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (4.04%) Consultant
10 20 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 19 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 19 (3.65%) Business Manager
11 19 (3.65%) Data Analyst
12 18 (3.46%) Business Developer
12 18 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 18 (3.46%) Data Engineer
12 18 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.08%) SQL BI Developer
14 15 (2.88%) DBA
14 15 (2.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.46%) .NET
2 22 (4.23%) MDX
3 17 (3.27%) Web Services
4 16 (3.08%) XML
5 14 (2.69%) REST
6 10 (1.92%) HTML
6 10 (1.92%) jQuery
6 10 (1.92%) RESTful
6 10 (1.92%) Symfony
7 9 (1.73%) .NET Core
7 9 (1.73%) CSS
8 7 (1.35%) SOAP
9 6 (1.15%) JSON
10 5 (0.96%) Kafka
11 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.77%) PySpark
12 3 (0.58%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (0.58%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.65%) User Experience
3 16 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.31%) NHS
6 11 (2.12%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.35%) Blog
8 7 (1.35%) Clustering
8 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.35%) Social Media
9 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.96%) PKI
10 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.00%) Linux
2 20 (3.85%) Windows
3 15 (2.88%) Unix
4 7 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.77%) VME
6 1 (0.19%) VMS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.31%) ETL
2 137 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (23.08%) Analytics
4 69 (13.27%) Data Modelling
5 61 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 52 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 51 (9.81%) Migration
8 45 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (8.27%) Data Management
10 37 (7.12%) Workflow
11 36 (6.92%) Scrum
12 33 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
13 32 (6.15%) Data Science
14 30 (5.77%) Project Management
15 29 (5.58%) Coaching
15 29 (5.58%) Kimball Methodology
16 28 (5.38%) ERP
17 27 (5.19%) Decision-Making
18 23 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 269 (51.73%) SQL
2 99 (19.04%) T-SQL
3 41 (7.88%) Python
4 27 (5.19%) C#
5 26 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 21 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.65%) Java
8 18 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.27%) R
10 15 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.50%) VBA
12 12 (2.31%) PHP
13 11 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.12%) X++
14 9 (1.73%) C++
14 9 (1.73%) Scala
15 8 (1.54%) VB
16 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (8.85%) Degree
2 7 (1.35%) ACCA
2 7 (1.35%) CIMA
2 7 (1.35%) Master's Degree
3 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.77%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.38%) CISM
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) CLAS
7 2 (0.38%) HND
7 2 (0.38%) IISP
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) MCSA
7 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.46%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) Solvency II
3 14 (2.69%) GDPR
4 12 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) RMADS
6 2 (0.38%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.35%) Docker
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.12%) Ansible
2 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.38%) Salt
4 2 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.65%) Tableau
3 48 (9.23%) Oracle
4 37 (7.12%) Cognos
5 26 (5.00%) IBM
6 24 (4.62%) SAP
7 17 (3.27%) Google
8 15 (2.88%) Informatica
9 14 (2.69%) Intapp
10 12 (2.31%) Adobe
10 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.92%) Talend
11 10 (1.92%) Zend
12 9 (1.73%) Alteryx
12 9 (1.73%) VMware
13 7 (1.35%) SnapLogic
14 6 (1.15%) Teradata
15 5 (0.96%) Databricks
16 4 (0.77%) Hortonworks
16 4 (0.77%) Paxata