Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 973 771 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.36% 6.19% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 6.89% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 823 654 689
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,700
90th Percentile £68,500 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +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 11903 11196 11354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.00% 89.88% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9476 9327 9381
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,688 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +8 601 £44,000 -2.22% 40
Cheshire +14 192 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Merseyside +4 85 £33,750 -18.67% 4
Lancashire +12 80 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Cumbria -5 1 £37,500 +3.45%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 600 (61.66%) SQL
2 435 (44.71%) SQL Server
3 363 (37.31%) Finance
4 350 (35.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 306 (31.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 299 (30.73%) Data Warehouse
7 277 (28.47%) Microsoft
8 236 (24.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 234 (24.05%) SAP
10 232 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
11 230 (23.64%) Analytics
12 224 (23.02%) T-SQL
13 183 (18.81%) ETL
14 172 (17.68%) Power BI
15 150 (15.42%) Manufacturing
16 148 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
17 145 (14.90%) Marketing
18 135 (13.87%) Telecoms
19 134 (13.77%) .NET
20 130 (13.36%) Oracle
21 127 (13.05%) Digital Marketing
22 125 (12.85%) Programme Management
23 124 (12.74%) Electronics
24 120 (12.33%) Tableau
25 116 (11.92%) Degree
26 109 (11.20%) JavaScript
27 105 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
28 103 (10.59%) Data Analysis
29 96 (9.87%) Visualisation
30 95 (9.76%) 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 53 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.73%) SAS
3 18 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.44%) Apache
4 14 (1.44%) IIS
5 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.41%) Confluence
7 4 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.41%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) JBoss
10 1 (0.10%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 105 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.13%) FileZilla
3 11 (1.13%) SPSS
4 8 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.31%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 22 (2.26%) SAP BPC
2 12 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.72%) Maximo
7 7 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.72%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.51%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.31%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (1.03%) SaaS
6 9 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.92%) Office 365
7 7 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (0.72%) Serverless
8 6 (0.62%) Sage Pay
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.31%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.67%) HTTP
2 23 (2.36%) Internet
3 21 (2.16%) FTP
4 11 (1.13%) SMTP
5 7 (0.72%) SMS
6 6 (0.62%) Intranet
7 4 (0.41%) Firewall
7 4 (0.41%) SSL
8 3 (0.31%) VPN
9 2 (0.21%) Skype
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) VLAN
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 350 (35.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 306 (31.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 299 (30.73%) Data Warehouse
5 236 (24.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 172 (17.68%) Power BI
7 95 (9.76%) QlikView
8 88 (9.04%) Big Data
9 82 (8.43%) SQL Server 2016
10 76 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 74 (7.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 62 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (5.65%) Relational Database
14 54 (5.55%) BusinessObjects
15 51 (5.24%) Hadoop
16 48 (4.93%) SAP BW
17 44 (4.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 42 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 34 (3.49%) MySQL
20 30 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (2.26%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.16%) JIRA
6 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.82%) GitLab
12 7 (0.72%) JUnit
12 7 (0.72%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.62%) EasyMock
13 6 (0.62%) Grunt
13 6 (0.62%) Subversion
14 5 (0.51%) gulp
14 5 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (0.51%) QUnit
General
1 363 (37.31%) Finance
2 150 (15.42%) Manufacturing
3 145 (14.90%) Marketing
4 135 (13.87%) Telecoms
5 124 (12.74%) Electronics
6 72 (7.40%) Retail
7 55 (5.65%) Legal
8 43 (4.42%) Advertising
9 36 (3.70%) Banking
10 23 (2.36%) Games
11 14 (1.44%) Law
12 9 (0.92%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 4 (0.41%) Automotive
14 4 (0.41%) International Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
17 1 (0.10%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 453 (46.56%) Developer
2 207 (21.27%) Analyst
3 198 (20.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 171 (17.57%) SQL Developer
5 98 (10.07%) SQL BI Developer
6 83 (8.53%) Architect
7 67 (6.89%) SQL Server Developer
8 64 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 61 (6.27%) Consultant
10 57 (5.86%) Data Analyst
11 45 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
12 44 (4.52%) Business Developer
13 43 (4.42%) .NET Developer
14 40 (4.11%) Senior Developer
15 39 (4.01%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 36 (3.70%) DBA
17 34 (3.49%) Business Analyst
18 33 (3.39%) C# Developer
18 33 (3.39%) SQL Server BI Developer
19 30 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (13.77%) .NET
2 84 (8.63%) HTML
3 75 (7.71%) CSS
4 57 (5.86%) ASP.NET
4 57 (5.86%) Web Services
5 41 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (3.70%) XML
7 35 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (3.49%) Ajax
9 33 (3.39%) REST
10 30 (3.08%) MDX
11 29 (2.98%) jQuery
12 28 (2.88%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.67%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.57%) SOAP
14 25 (2.57%) Spring
15 21 (2.16%) React
16 19 (1.95%) HTML5
17 17 (1.75%) JSON
18 15 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 148 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 24 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 23 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.34%) Replication
8 13 (1.34%) User Experience
9 12 (1.23%) iPad
9 12 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.13%) Social Media
11 10 (1.03%) Clustering
12 9 (0.92%) Fintech
13 7 (0.72%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.72%) EPoS
14 6 (0.62%) BBC
15 5 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
15 5 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.30%) Windows
2 47 (4.83%) Unix
3 33 (3.39%) Linux
4 12 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.51%) Android
6 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.41%) AIX
8 3 (0.31%) HPUX
8 3 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (23.64%) Analytics
3 183 (18.81%) ETL
4 127 (13.05%) Digital Marketing
5 125 (12.85%) Programme Management
6 103 (10.59%) Data Analysis
7 96 (9.87%) Visualisation
8 77 (7.91%) Data Management
9 75 (7.71%) Data Modelling
10 71 (7.30%) MVC
11 59 (6.06%) Data Analytics
11 59 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 59 (6.06%) Scrum
12 54 (5.55%) Data Visualisation
12 54 (5.55%) Test Automation
12 54 (5.55%) Web Development
13 52 (5.34%) CRM
13 52 (5.34%) DevOps
14 51 (5.24%) Machine Learning
15 47 (4.83%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 600 (61.66%) SQL
2 224 (23.02%) T-SQL
3 109 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 90 (9.25%) Python
5 84 (8.63%) C#
6 82 (8.43%) Java
7 58 (5.96%) VBA
8 33 (3.39%) ABAP
9 31 (3.19%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.98%) C++
11 27 (2.77%) Go
11 27 (2.77%) Ruby
12 24 (2.47%) PHP
13 19 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.64%) VB
14 16 (1.64%) VBScript
15 15 (1.54%) R
16 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (11.92%) Degree
2 13 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.03%) Siebel Certification
4 9 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.62%) PhD
7 3 (0.31%) HND
7 3 (0.31%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.31%) MCP
7 3 (0.31%) MCPD
7 3 (0.31%) MCTS
7 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) HNC
8 2 (0.21%) ISEB
8 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.10%) CCNA
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.24%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.16%) QA
3 18 (1.85%) SLA
4 9 (0.92%) IFRS
5 6 (0.62%) COBIT
6 3 (0.31%) GDPR
6 3 (0.31%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (2.47%) Docker
2 8 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (3.29%) Ansible
2 25 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.36%) Puppet
4 19 (1.95%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.34%) Mesos
6 5 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (0.51%) Marathon
6 5 (0.51%) rkt
7 3 (0.31%) Ambari
7 3 (0.31%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.31%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 277 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 234 (24.05%) SAP
3 130 (13.36%) Oracle
4 120 (12.33%) Tableau
5 76 (7.81%) Cognos
6 46 (4.73%) Google
7 34 (3.49%) Informatica
8 31 (3.19%) IBM
9 15 (1.54%) Teradata
10 11 (1.13%) PayPal
11 10 (1.03%) Siebel
12 8 (0.82%) VMware
13 7 (0.72%) Capita
13 7 (0.72%) CyberSource
13 7 (0.72%) Hyperion
13 7 (0.72%) IFS
13 7 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.72%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.62%) Yahoo!