Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 451 662 870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.62% 6.53% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 7.09% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 402 574 872
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,050 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 7,362 9,342 12,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.80% 92.13% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,787 7,202 9,690
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 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 4 April 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 -9 286 £52,500 +16.67% 53
Cheshire +7 84 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Merseyside -5 45 £42,123 -0.89% 13
Lancashire -4 26 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Cumbria -18 2 - -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 238 (52.77%) SQL
2 214 (47.45%) Power BI
2 214 (47.45%) Power Platform
3 195 (43.24%) SQL Server
4 191 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 173 (38.36%) Data Warehouse
6 171 (37.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 135 (29.93%) Microsoft
8 117 (25.94%) Finance
9 115 (25.50%) ETL
9 115 (25.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 107 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (22.17%) Analytics
12 97 (21.51%) T-SQL
13 93 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (17.07%) Azure
15 65 (14.41%) Data Analysis
16 64 (14.19%) Microsoft Excel
17 61 (13.53%) Data Modelling
18 59 (13.08%) Visualisation
19 58 (12.86%) Tableau
19 58 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
20 44 (9.76%) Degree
21 41 (9.09%) Python
22 37 (8.20%) Migration
23 36 (7.98%) Workflow
24 35 (7.76%) Data Management
24 35 (7.76%) Oracle
24 35 (7.76%) Public Sector
25 34 (7.54%) Marketing

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 15 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.22%) Alfresco
3 7 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.11%) Confluence
5 5 (1.11%) SAS
5 5 (1.11%) WordPress
6 4 (0.89%) Drupal
6 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Apache
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 64 (14.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.55%) Dynamics GP
2 10 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.77%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (1.33%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (0.89%) CiviCRM
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.44%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
8 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 214 (47.45%) Power Platform
2 77 (17.07%) Azure
3 31 (6.87%) AWS
4 22 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (3.99%) GCP
6 15 (3.33%) SaaS
7 12 (2.66%) Office 365
8 7 (1.55%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.33%) Slack
10 5 (1.11%) Serverless
11 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.67%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.44%) IaaS
13 2 (0.44%) PaaS
14 1 (0.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.11%) SMS
2 4 (0.89%) ATM
2 4 (0.89%) Firewall
3 3 (0.67%) Intranet
3 3 (0.67%) SAN
4 2 (0.44%) DHCP
4 2 (0.44%) DNS
4 2 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) MPLS
5 1 (0.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (47.45%) Power BI
2 195 (43.24%) SQL Server
3 191 (42.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 173 (38.36%) Data Warehouse
5 171 (37.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (25.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (6.87%) Big Data
8 29 (6.43%) QlikView
9 28 (6.21%) MySQL
10 19 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (3.99%) PowerPivot
12 17 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (3.77%) Relational Database
13 13 (2.88%) OLAP
13 13 (2.88%) Snowflake Schema
14 12 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.77%) JIRA
2 11 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.33%) ERwin
6 6 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.67%) Postman
9 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.44%) NUnit
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.22%) MSTest
11 1 (0.22%) Selenium
11 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (25.94%) Finance
2 35 (7.76%) Public Sector
3 34 (7.54%) Marketing
4 22 (4.88%) Legal
5 21 (4.66%) Law
5 21 (4.66%) Retail
6 14 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.77%) Electronics
9 6 (1.33%) Banking
10 5 (1.11%) Advertising
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 198 (43.90%) Developer
2 130 (28.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 96 (21.29%) Analyst
4 44 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 33 (7.32%) Architect
5 33 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 28 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 28 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 26 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 25 (5.54%) Business Manager
9 20 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 18 (3.99%) Business Developer
10 18 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.99%) SQL BI Developer
11 16 (3.55%) DBA
12 14 (3.10%) Data Analyst
12 14 (3.10%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (2.88%) Graduate
14 12 (2.66%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.32%) .NET
2 29 (6.43%) MDX
3 18 (3.99%) Web Services
4 16 (3.55%) REST
5 12 (2.66%) XML
6 11 (2.44%) SOAP
7 7 (1.55%) HTML
7 7 (1.55%) LDAP
8 6 (1.33%) .NET Core
8 6 (1.33%) CSS
8 6 (1.33%) RESTful
9 5 (1.11%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.11%) JSON
9 5 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.11%) Vue.js
10 4 (0.89%) jQuery
10 4 (0.89%) Kafka
10 4 (0.89%) Symfony
11 3 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (0.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.21%) User Experience
3 18 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.77%) Clustering
9 7 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.55%) Social Media
10 6 (1.33%) NHS
11 5 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (1.11%) Replication
12 4 (0.89%) Blog
12 4 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.43%) Linux
1 20 (4.43%) Windows
2 12 (2.66%) Unix
3 5 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.89%) VME
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.50%) ETL
2 107 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (22.17%) Analytics
4 65 (14.41%) Data Analysis
5 61 (13.53%) Data Modelling
6 59 (13.08%) Visualisation
7 58 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (8.20%) Migration
9 36 (7.98%) Workflow
10 35 (7.76%) Data Management
11 33 (7.32%) Data Science
11 33 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
11 33 (7.32%) Scrum
12 30 (6.65%) Kimball Methodology
12 30 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (6.43%) Decision-Making
14 28 (6.21%) Business Analysis
14 28 (6.21%) DevOps
15 24 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (4.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 238 (52.77%) SQL
2 97 (21.51%) T-SQL
3 41 (9.09%) Python
4 29 (6.43%) C#
5 27 (5.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 23 (5.10%) Java
6 23 (5.10%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.66%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.10%) R
9 10 (2.22%) C++
10 9 (2.00%) Scala
11 8 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.55%) VBA
12 7 (1.55%) X++
13 6 (1.33%) C
14 5 (1.11%) Go
15 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.89%) PHP
15 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (9.76%) Degree
2 9 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.89%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.44%) CISM
6 2 (0.44%) CISSP
6 2 (0.44%) CLAS
6 2 (0.44%) HND
6 2 (0.44%) IISP
6 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.44%) MCSA
6 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.22%) CIMA
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.55%) Solvency II
3 14 (3.10%) GDPR
4 12 (2.66%) QA
5 5 (1.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) PMO
6 2 (0.44%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.33%) Docker
3 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.22%) Ansible
3 8 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.77%) Puppet
4 6 (1.33%) Grafana
4 6 (1.33%) Kibana
4 6 (1.33%) Terraform
5 4 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.86%) Tableau
3 35 (7.76%) Oracle
4 30 (6.65%) Cognos
5 21 (4.66%) IBM
6 19 (4.21%) SAP
7 15 (3.33%) Google
8 14 (3.10%) Intapp
9 12 (2.66%) VMware
10 10 (2.22%) Adobe
11 9 (2.00%) Informatica
12 7 (1.55%) Talend
13 6 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.33%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.89%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.89%) CA
14 4 (0.89%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
14 4 (0.89%) Paxata
14 4 (0.89%) Teradata