Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 475 789 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.79% 7.84% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 8.58% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 435 654 525
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,460 9,196 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.01% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 7,431 7,949
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Birmingham -16 217 £45,000 - 39
Warwickshire +37 61 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Coventry +16 56 £55,000 +25.00% 11
Staffordshire -1 50 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Worcestershire +16 40 £30,000 -36.84% 7
Wolverhampton +4 9 £38,250 +15.91% 4
Solihull +3 5 £41,250 -25.00% 5
Herefordshire -10 4 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Shropshire -25 4 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Walsall -8 2 £30,000 -1.23% 2
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 241 (50.74%) SQL
2 171 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 162 (34.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 156 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 144 (30.32%) Power BI
6 137 (28.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 101 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (21.05%) Analytics
9 99 (20.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 98 (20.63%) ETL
11 93 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
13 86 (18.11%) Degree
14 82 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 82 (17.26%) Finance
15 78 (16.42%) T-SQL
16 67 (14.11%) Tableau
17 61 (12.84%) Microsoft Excel
18 56 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (10.53%) Data Modelling
20 46 (9.68%) QlikView
21 42 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
21 42 (8.84%) Retail
22 40 (8.42%) Data Management
23 39 (8.21%) Decision-Making
24 38 (8.00%) Data Analysis
25 37 (7.79%) Linux
26 36 (7.58%) Visualisation
26 36 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
27 34 (7.16%) Computer Science

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.47%) Apache
3 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.63%) SAS
3 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.42%) DNN
4 2 (0.42%) IIS
4 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.21%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (12.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.16%) FastStats
2 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) HFM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP IBP
3 4 (0.84%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.63%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.63%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) Sage BI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 82 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.63%) PaaS
4 16 (3.37%) IaaS
5 14 (2.95%) SaaS
6 10 (2.11%) Office 365
7 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.05%) Serverless
9 4 (0.84%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.63%) Slack
10 3 (0.63%) Trello
11 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.68%) Firewall
1 8 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (1.68%) Network Security
2 5 (1.05%) Internet
3 3 (0.63%) Skype
4 2 (0.42%) FTP
4 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (34.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 144 (30.32%) Power BI
4 137 (28.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (20.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 93 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (9.68%) QlikView
8 34 (7.16%) MySQL
9 32 (6.74%) NoSQL
10 29 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (5.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 27 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (5.68%) DB2
13 23 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (4.84%) MongoDB
14 20 (4.21%) Qlik Sense
15 18 (3.79%) Big Data
15 18 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (3.37%) Relational Database
16 16 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.16%) Selenium
2 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (2.32%) JUnit
3 11 (2.32%) TestNG
3 11 (2.32%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.68%) JIRA
6 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.84%) ERwin
7 4 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.84%) Mocha
8 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.63%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.42%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 82 (17.26%) Finance
2 42 (8.84%) Retail
3 19 (4.00%) Legal
4 16 (3.37%) Advertising
5 11 (2.32%) Marketing
6 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.05%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Games
8 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (31.16%) Developer
2 103 (21.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 97 (20.42%) Analyst
4 65 (13.68%) Architect
5 42 (8.84%) SQL Developer
6 40 (8.42%) DBA
7 35 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 31 (6.53%) Consultant
9 28 (5.89%) SQL BI Developer
10 25 (5.26%) Administrator
11 24 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
12 23 (4.84%) Business Developer
12 23 (4.84%) Database Architect
13 17 (3.58%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.58%) SQL DBA
13 17 (3.58%) SSRS Developer
14 16 (3.37%) Data Analyst
15 15 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 14 (2.95%) Report Analyst
16 14 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.89%) .NET
2 17 (3.58%) HTML
3 13 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 13 (2.74%) HTML5
4 12 (2.53%) Node.js
5 11 (2.32%) jQuery
6 9 (1.89%) CSS
7 8 (1.68%) MDX
8 7 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.26%) WCF
10 5 (1.05%) .NET Core
10 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.05%) Angular 2
10 5 (1.05%) CSS3
10 5 (1.05%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.05%) XML
11 4 (0.84%) SAP Core Interface
11 4 (0.84%) Web Services
12 2 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.32%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.32%) NHS
8 8 (1.68%) Fintech
9 7 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.26%) Replication
11 2 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.42%) Robotics
11 2 (0.42%) User Experience
12 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.21%) FMCG
12 1 (0.21%) iPad
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.79%) Linux
2 22 (4.63%) Windows
3 10 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.68%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (21.05%) Analytics
3 98 (20.63%) ETL
4 50 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 42 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (8.42%) Data Management
7 39 (8.21%) Decision-Making
8 38 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 36 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (7.58%) Visualisation
10 34 (7.16%) Computer Science
11 33 (6.95%) ITIL
12 31 (6.53%) Project Management
13 30 (6.32%) Service Delivery
14 28 (5.89%) IT Strategy
15 27 (5.68%) Data Analytics
16 26 (5.47%) Service Management
17 25 (5.26%) ITSM
17 25 (5.26%) Scrum
17 25 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 241 (50.74%) SQL
2 78 (16.42%) T-SQL
3 33 (6.95%) Java
4 32 (6.74%) C#
5 22 (4.63%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.42%) Python
7 14 (2.95%) VBA
8 13 (2.74%) R
9 11 (2.32%) PHP
10 8 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.68%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) ABAP
12 3 (0.63%) C
12 3 (0.63%) C++
12 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.42%) Delphi
13 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (18.11%) Degree
2 24 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.47%) HNC
6 6 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.63%) ISEB
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) AAT
11 1 (0.21%) ACCA
11 1 (0.21%) CIMA
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.89%) Data Quality
2 24 (5.05%) QA
3 14 (2.95%) GDPR
4 10 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.84%) COBIT
5 4 (0.84%) PMO
6 3 (0.63%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.74%) Docker
2 9 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.84%) HDFS
6 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.47%) Ansible
1 7 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (1.47%) Puppet
1 7 (1.47%) SCCM
2 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.42%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Observium
Vendors
1 156 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.11%) Tableau
3 32 (6.74%) Oracle
4 24 (5.05%) SAP
5 18 (3.79%) Cognos
6 15 (3.16%) Informatica
7 13 (2.74%) Alteryx
8 10 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.47%) McAfee
9 7 (1.47%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.05%) Sybase
11 4 (0.84%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.84%) IBM
11 4 (0.84%) NEC
11 4 (0.84%) Talend
11 4 (0.84%) Teradata
12 3 (0.63%) Aderant
12 3 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.42%) AlienVault