Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 997 725 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.82% 5.96% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 6.67% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 789 627 727
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,450 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
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 11432 10869 11774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.61% 89.28% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9079 9097 9648
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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
Manchester +14 631 £40,000 -10.11% 31
Cheshire +15 176 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Merseyside +2 87 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Lancashire +13 80 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cumbria -5 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 657 (65.90%) SQL
2 461 (46.24%) SQL Server
3 401 (40.22%) Finance
4 368 (36.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 326 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 322 (32.30%) Data Warehouse
7 294 (29.49%) Microsoft
8 270 (27.08%) T-SQL
9 259 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
10 258 (25.88%) SAP
11 253 (25.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 206 (20.66%) Analytics
13 190 (19.06%) Marketing
14 188 (18.86%) ETL
15 183 (18.36%) Manufacturing
16 165 (16.55%) Electronics
16 165 (16.55%) Telecoms
17 164 (16.45%) Programme Management
17 164 (16.45%) Digital Marketing
18 152 (15.25%) .NET
19 148 (14.84%) Power BI
20 137 (13.74%) Oracle
21 127 (12.74%) Degree
22 115 (11.53%) Tableau
23 109 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
24 104 (10.43%) Microsoft Excel
25 102 (10.23%) JavaScript
26 100 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
27 98 (9.83%) Retail
28 97 (9.73%) Big Data

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 58 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.51%) SAS
3 32 (3.21%) IIS
4 30 (3.01%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.10%) OpenROAD
6 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.70%) OpenEdge
6 7 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.60%) Apache
7 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.40%) Confluence
8 4 (0.40%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.40%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.10%) JBoss
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 104 (10.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.01%) FileZilla
3 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.40%) SPSS
5 8 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.30%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.11%) SAP BPC
2 19 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.90%) Maximo
5 9 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.70%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.60%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.50%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.40%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 100 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.10%) SaaS
5 8 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.60%) Sage Pay
7 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.20%) Google Play
9 2 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.81%) FTP
2 30 (3.01%) SMTP
3 29 (2.91%) HTTP
4 12 (1.20%) Internet
5 10 (1.00%) Intranet
6 6 (0.60%) SMS
7 4 (0.40%) Firewall
8 3 (0.30%) SSL
8 3 (0.30%) VPN
9 1 (0.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (46.24%) SQL Server
2 368 (36.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 326 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 322 (32.30%) Data Warehouse
5 253 (25.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 148 (14.84%) Power BI
7 97 (9.73%) Big Data
8 87 (8.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 84 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 79 (7.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 79 (7.92%) QlikView
11 70 (7.02%) Relational Database
12 64 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 58 (5.82%) Hadoop
14 53 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 49 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
16 47 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
17 43 (4.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 43 (4.31%) SAP BW
18 38 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.71%) JIRA
4 23 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (1.91%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.30%) Subversion
8 12 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.00%) JUnit
9 10 (1.00%) Selenium
10 9 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.90%) EasyMock
11 8 (0.80%) GitLab
12 7 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.70%) Maven
13 6 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.50%) gulp
14 5 (0.50%) QUnit
General
1 401 (40.22%) Finance
2 190 (19.06%) Marketing
3 183 (18.36%) Manufacturing
4 165 (16.55%) Electronics
4 165 (16.55%) Telecoms
5 98 (9.83%) Retail
6 50 (5.02%) Legal
7 27 (2.71%) Games
8 24 (2.41%) Banking
9 19 (1.91%) Advertising
10 12 (1.20%) Back Office
11 9 (0.90%) Law
12 5 (0.50%) Automotive
12 5 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) International Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 497 (49.85%) Developer
2 209 (20.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 207 (20.76%) SQL Developer
4 200 (20.06%) Analyst
5 107 (10.73%) SQL BI Developer
6 106 (10.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 58 (5.82%) Consultant
8 56 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 54 (5.42%) Architect
10 51 (5.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 50 (5.02%) Business Developer
12 49 (4.91%) SQL Server BI Developer
13 46 (4.61%) .NET Developer
14 43 (4.31%) Senior Developer
15 41 (4.11%) Data Analyst
15 41 (4.11%) SQL Analyst
16 40 (4.01%) Business Analyst
17 36 (3.61%) C# Developer
18 34 (3.41%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
18 34 (3.41%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.25%) .NET
2 89 (8.93%) HTML
3 85 (8.53%) CSS
4 70 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 62 (6.22%) Web Services
6 54 (5.42%) XML
7 44 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (4.41%) JSON
8 43 (4.31%) jQuery
9 38 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (3.71%) .NET Framework
11 36 (3.61%) Ajax
12 31 (3.11%) REST
13 30 (3.01%) Regular Expression
14 26 (2.61%) MDX
15 25 (2.51%) SOAP
16 21 (2.11%) MSMQ
16 21 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (1.91%) Spring
18 18 (1.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.31%) Data Structures
4 36 (3.61%) Public Cloud
5 30 (3.01%) N-Tier
6 20 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.01%) Replication
6 20 (2.01%) Social Media
6 20 (2.01%) User Experience
7 15 (1.50%) iPad
8 14 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.30%) BBC
9 13 (1.30%) Clustering
10 12 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.80%) FMCG
13 7 (0.70%) EPoS
13 7 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (0.60%) NHS
15 5 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.82%) Windows
2 61 (6.12%) Unix
3 45 (4.51%) Linux
4 9 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.80%) Android
6 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.30%) CentOS
7 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (20.66%) Analytics
3 188 (18.86%) ETL
4 164 (16.45%) Digital Marketing
4 164 (16.45%) Programme Management
5 89 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 77 (7.72%) Data Modelling
7 75 (7.52%) Data Analysis
8 70 (7.02%) MVC
8 70 (7.02%) Web Development
9 69 (6.92%) Data Analytics
10 64 (6.42%) Visualisation
11 63 (6.32%) Machine Learning
12 62 (6.22%) Data Management
12 62 (6.22%) Open Source
13 60 (6.02%) DevOps
14 57 (5.72%) Test Automation
15 52 (5.22%) Scrum
16 45 (4.51%) ERP
17 42 (4.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 657 (65.90%) SQL
2 270 (27.08%) T-SQL
3 102 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 91 (9.13%) Python
5 90 (9.03%) Java
6 76 (7.62%) C#
7 53 (5.32%) VBA
8 49 (4.91%) Shell Script
9 43 (4.31%) C++
10 40 (4.01%) PHP
11 35 (3.51%) Go
12 34 (3.41%) VBScript
13 30 (3.01%) VB
14 26 (2.61%) ABAP
15 24 (2.41%) R
16 20 (2.01%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.91%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.81%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
19 15 (1.50%) Ruby
20 7 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 127 (12.74%) Degree
2 19 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.81%) Siebel Certification
4 14 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.20%) PhD
6 7 (0.70%) ISEB
7 6 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) MCP
12 1 (0.10%) CIMA
12 1 (0.10%) HND
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.10%) MCPD
12 1 (0.10%) MCSE
12 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.60%) SLA
3 12 (1.20%) QA
4 9 (0.90%) IFRS
5 5 (0.50%) COBIT
5 5 (0.50%) GDPR
6 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.21%) Docker
2 7 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (4.01%) Ansible
2 38 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (3.81%) Puppet
3 21 (2.11%) Mesos
4 10 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.40%) Control-M
6 4 (0.40%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.30%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.30%) Marathon
7 3 (0.30%) rkt
8 2 (0.20%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) Ambari
9 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 294 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 258 (25.88%) SAP
3 137 (13.74%) Oracle
4 115 (11.53%) Tableau
5 65 (6.52%) Cognos
6 57 (5.72%) Google
7 30 (3.01%) PayPal
8 28 (2.81%) IBM
9 25 (2.51%) Informatica
10 20 (2.01%) Siebel
11 15 (1.50%) Teradata
12 13 (1.30%) Apple
12 13 (1.30%) Facebook
12 13 (1.30%) Sony
12 13 (1.30%) Yahoo!
13 11 (1.10%) Actian
14 9 (0.90%) IFS
15 8 (0.80%) Hyperion
16 7 (0.70%) Cognizant
16 7 (0.70%) VMware