Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 858 739 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.77% 6.08% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 6.73% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 754 625 644
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,850 £28,075
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £65,000
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 11,462 10,984 10,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.44% 90.35% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,108 9,194 8,936
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,263 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +3 502 £45,000 +2.27% 68
Cheshire +11 204 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Merseyside 0 69 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Lancashire +10 64 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Cumbria - 3 £33,250 - 2
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 501 (58.39%) SQL
2 349 (40.68%) SQL Server
3 304 (35.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 286 (33.33%) Finance
5 261 (30.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 258 (30.07%) Microsoft
7 249 (29.02%) Data Warehouse
8 198 (23.08%) Analytics
9 192 (22.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 185 (21.56%) T-SQL
11 179 (20.86%) Power BI
12 173 (20.16%) SAP
13 167 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
14 162 (18.88%) ETL
15 157 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
16 132 (15.38%) Oracle
17 117 (13.64%) Tableau
18 112 (13.05%) Data Analysis
19 110 (12.82%) Visualisation
20 102 (11.89%) JavaScript
21 100 (11.66%) Microsoft Excel
22 99 (11.54%) QlikView
22 99 (11.54%) Marketing
23 98 (11.42%) Manufacturing
24 96 (11.19%) .NET
25 92 (10.72%) Python
26 88 (10.26%) Telecoms
27 86 (10.02%) Degree
28 83 (9.67%) Big Data
29 80 (9.32%) Digital 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 43 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.78%) SAS
3 21 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.52%) Apache
6 8 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.70%) IIS
8 5 (0.58%) Confluence
8 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.35%) WordPress
10 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.23%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (11.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.93%) SPSS
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.58%) FileZilla
6 3 (0.35%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 18 (2.10%) SAP BPC
2 14 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
4 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.58%) Maximo
9 4 (0.47%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.35%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.35%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (1.63%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.40%) Office 365
6 7 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (0.82%) Serverless
7 5 (0.58%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.47%) SaaS
9 3 (0.35%) GitHub
9 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.21%) HTTP
1 19 (2.21%) Internet
2 9 (1.05%) FTP
3 5 (0.58%) Intranet
3 5 (0.58%) SMS
3 5 (0.58%) SMTP
4 4 (0.47%) Firewall
4 4 (0.47%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) VPN
6 2 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) VLAN
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 304 (35.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 261 (30.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 249 (29.02%) Data Warehouse
5 192 (22.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 179 (20.86%) Power BI
7 99 (11.54%) QlikView
8 83 (9.67%) Big Data
9 72 (8.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 54 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 53 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 51 (5.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 47 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
14 43 (5.01%) Hadoop
14 43 (5.01%) SAP BW
15 42 (4.90%) MySQL
16 39 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 35 (4.08%) OLAP
17 35 (4.08%) Relational Database
18 31 (3.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.45%) JIRA
4 20 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.28%) GitLab
9 9 (1.05%) PHPUnit
10 8 (0.93%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.82%) gulp
11 7 (0.82%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.70%) PyCharm
12 6 (0.70%) Subversion
13 5 (0.58%) Grunt
14 4 (0.47%) Gradle
14 4 (0.47%) webpack
15 3 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.35%) QUnit
General
1 286 (33.33%) Finance
2 99 (11.54%) Marketing
3 98 (11.42%) Manufacturing
4 88 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 76 (8.86%) Electronics
6 59 (6.88%) Advertising
7 58 (6.76%) Legal
8 52 (6.06%) Retail
9 36 (4.20%) Banking
10 16 (1.86%) Games
11 15 (1.75%) Law
12 9 (1.05%) Publishing
13 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) International Banking
15 3 (0.35%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (43.36%) Developer
2 188 (21.91%) Analyst
3 178 (20.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 129 (15.03%) SQL Developer
5 84 (9.79%) SQL BI Developer
6 70 (8.16%) Architect
7 59 (6.88%) Data Analyst
8 55 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 47 (5.48%) Consultant
9 47 (5.48%) SQL Analyst
10 40 (4.66%) Applications Support
11 39 (4.55%) DBA
12 36 (4.20%) Senior Developer
13 35 (4.08%) Business Developer
13 35 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
14 32 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 31 (3.61%) .NET Developer
16 30 (3.50%) SSRS Developer
17 29 (3.38%) SQL DBA
18 26 (3.03%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.19%) .NET
2 73 (8.51%) HTML
3 67 (7.81%) CSS
4 43 (5.01%) Web Services
5 32 (3.73%) ASP.NET
6 30 (3.50%) AngularJS
7 28 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (3.26%) REST
8 27 (3.15%) jQuery
9 26 (3.03%) MDX
9 26 (3.03%) React
10 23 (2.68%) Node.js
11 21 (2.45%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (2.33%) SOAP
12 20 (2.33%) XML
13 17 (1.98%) Ajax
14 16 (1.86%) Spring
15 15 (1.75%) WCF
16 13 (1.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 157 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.61%) Data Structures
4 28 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (1.98%) Replication
6 16 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.05%) Clustering
10 8 (0.93%) Fintech
11 7 (0.82%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.82%) User Experience
12 6 (0.70%) iPad
13 5 (0.58%) EPoS
13 5 (0.58%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.47%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.88%) Windows
2 42 (4.90%) Unix
3 41 (4.78%) Linux
4 12 (1.40%) AIX
4 12 (1.40%) HPUX
4 12 (1.40%) Solaris
4 12 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.23%) Android
7 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (23.08%) Analytics
2 167 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (18.88%) ETL
4 112 (13.05%) Data Analysis
5 110 (12.82%) Visualisation
6 80 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
7 79 (9.21%) Programme Management
8 72 (8.39%) Data Modelling
9 65 (7.58%) Data Management
10 62 (7.23%) Data Visualisation
11 56 (6.53%) MVC
12 54 (6.29%) CRM
13 53 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 47 (5.48%) Machine Learning
15 46 (5.36%) Data Analytics
16 42 (4.90%) Kimball Methodology
17 41 (4.78%) Scrum
18 40 (4.66%) TDD
19 39 (4.55%) Data Integration
20 38 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 501 (58.39%) SQL
2 185 (21.56%) T-SQL
3 102 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 92 (10.72%) Python
5 79 (9.21%) C#
5 79 (9.21%) Java
6 59 (6.88%) VBA
7 30 (3.50%) ABAP
8 29 (3.38%) PHP
9 25 (2.91%) Ruby
10 23 (2.68%) R
11 20 (2.33%) C++
11 20 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.98%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.75%) Go
14 14 (1.63%) Scala
15 13 (1.52%) VB
16 10 (1.17%) Groovy
17 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (10.02%) Degree
2 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (0.58%) HNC
5 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.47%) PhD
5 4 (0.47%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (0.35%) HND
6 3 (0.35%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.35%) MCP
6 3 (0.35%) MCPD
6 3 (0.35%) MCTS
6 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) ISEB
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.15%) QA
3 15 (1.75%) SLA
4 8 (0.93%) IFRS
5 7 (0.82%) COBIT
5 7 (0.82%) PMO
6 4 (0.47%) GCP
7 2 (0.23%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (3.03%) Docker
2 7 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.68%) Ansible
3 12 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.17%) Puppet
5 6 (0.70%) Mesos
6 5 (0.58%) Marathon
6 5 (0.58%) rkt
7 3 (0.35%) Ambari
7 3 (0.35%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.23%) Kibana
9 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 258 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 173 (20.16%) SAP
3 132 (15.38%) Oracle
4 117 (13.64%) Tableau
5 73 (8.51%) Cognos
6 31 (3.61%) Google
7 30 (3.50%) Informatica
8 29 (3.38%) IBM
9 21 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.86%) Teradata
11 10 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.05%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.93%) Capita
13 8 (0.93%) HP
13 8 (0.93%) VMware
13 8 (0.93%) Zend
14 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.70%) CyberSource
16 5 (0.58%) PayPal