Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 539 701 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.94% 7.01% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 7.67% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 438 623 492
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £26,925 £28,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

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 8,195 9,135 10,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.30% 91.32% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,293 7,551 8,527
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -21 228 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Staffordshire +18 100 £36,500 -2.67% 4
Warwickshire +30 56 £47,500 +40.74% 11
Coventry +24 42 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Wolverhampton -4 23 £37,750 +2.03%
Worcestershire +15 19 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Solihull -4 15 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Walsall 0 10 £37,500 -21.05%
Shropshire -9 10 £40,000 -
Herefordshire +18 6 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Halesowen +1 3 £30,000 -11.11% 19
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 287 (53.25%) SQL
2 228 (42.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 212 (39.33%) SQL Server
4 205 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 198 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 152 (28.20%) Finance
7 147 (27.27%) Power BI
8 142 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
8 142 (26.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 113 (20.96%) Analytics
10 105 (19.48%) T-SQL
11 97 (18.00%) ETL
12 95 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 87 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
14 79 (14.66%) Microsoft Excel
15 69 (12.80%) Retail
16 68 (12.62%) Oracle
17 65 (12.06%) Tableau
18 61 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (11.32%) Degree
19 54 (10.02%) .NET
20 52 (9.65%) SAP
21 51 (9.46%) Legal
21 51 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (9.28%) C#
23 47 (8.72%) CRM
24 46 (8.53%) Games
25 45 (8.35%) Data Modelling
26 44 (8.16%) Big Data
27 43 (7.98%) Decision-Making

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 8 (1.48%) Apache
1 8 (1.48%) IIS
2 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.11%) SAS
4 4 (0.74%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.37%) JBoss
5 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (14.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) Moqups
5 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 21 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.86%) NetSuite
4 9 (1.67%) FastStats
5 5 (0.93%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.93%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.19%) HFM
7 1 (0.19%) iTrent
7 1 (0.19%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.19%) Sage BI
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (6.12%) Azure Data Factory
3 26 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (4.27%) SaaS
5 21 (3.90%) IaaS
6 18 (3.34%) Serverless
7 17 (3.15%) PaaS
8 15 (2.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 12 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.56%) Office 365
12 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.37%) GitHub
12 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.37%) Trello
13 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.67%) WebEx
2 8 (1.48%) SMS
3 7 (1.30%) Internet
4 5 (0.93%) Intranet
5 4 (0.74%) DNS
5 4 (0.74%) Firewall
5 4 (0.74%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.37%) DHCP
6 2 (0.37%) VLAN
6 2 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) DAB
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (42.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 212 (39.33%) SQL Server
3 198 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (27.27%) Power BI
5 142 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
5 142 (26.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (8.16%) Big Data
7 37 (6.86%) Relational Database
8 35 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (6.12%) QlikView
10 31 (5.75%) Data Lake
11 30 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (4.64%) MySQL
14 21 (3.90%) Hadoop
15 16 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 15 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
17 14 (2.60%) NoSQL
18 13 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.56%) JIRA
5 3 (0.56%) Subversion
6 2 (0.37%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.19%) JUnit
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
7 1 (0.19%) Mocha
7 1 (0.19%) MorphX
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) TestNG
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 152 (28.20%) Finance
2 69 (12.80%) Retail
3 51 (9.46%) Legal
4 46 (8.53%) Games
5 35 (6.49%) Advertising
6 27 (5.01%) Manufacturing
7 24 (4.45%) Marketing
8 22 (4.08%) Banking
9 8 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.30%) Automotive
10 7 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.11%) Publishing
12 5 (0.93%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 187 (34.69%) Developer
2 132 (24.49%) Analyst
3 122 (22.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 73 (13.54%) Consultant
5 58 (10.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 55 (10.20%) SQL Developer
7 45 (8.35%) Architect
8 39 (7.24%) SSRS Developer
9 33 (6.12%) SQL BI Developer
10 31 (5.75%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 29 (5.38%) SQL Analyst
12 25 (4.64%) Data Analyst
13 24 (4.45%) Business Developer
14 23 (4.27%) Administrator
15 22 (4.08%) DBA
16 20 (3.71%) Senior Developer
17 19 (3.53%) Microsoft BI Consultant
18 18 (3.34%) Azure Consultant
18 18 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.02%) .NET
2 25 (4.64%) HTML
3 17 (3.15%) XML
4 15 (2.78%) HTML5
4 15 (2.78%) jQuery
5 14 (2.60%) MDX
6 13 (2.41%) Node.js
7 11 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.04%) CSS
8 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.93%) CSS3
9 5 (0.93%) SAP Core Interface
9 5 (0.93%) Web Services
10 4 (0.74%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.74%) RESTful
10 4 (0.74%) WCF
10 4 (0.74%) XSLT
11 3 (0.56%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.27%) User Experience
3 22 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.67%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.93%) Fintech
12 5 (0.93%) Replication
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
14 3 (0.56%) BBC
14 3 (0.56%) Tandem
15 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
15 2 (0.37%) FMCG
15 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.34%) Linux
2 10 (1.86%) Windows
3 3 (0.56%) Android
3 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.37%) Unix
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (20.96%) Analytics
2 97 (18.00%) ETL
3 61 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (8.72%) CRM
6 45 (8.35%) Data Modelling
7 43 (7.98%) Decision-Making
8 40 (7.42%) Data Analysis
9 39 (7.24%) Data Analytics
10 34 (6.31%) ERP
11 31 (5.75%) Project Management
11 31 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (5.57%) Business Analysis
13 29 (5.38%) Change Management
14 26 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
14 26 (4.82%) Presales
15 25 (4.64%) Visualisation
15 25 (4.64%) Workflow
16 24 (4.45%) Data Management
16 24 (4.45%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 287 (53.25%) SQL
2 105 (19.48%) T-SQL
3 50 (9.28%) C#
4 35 (6.49%) Java
5 28 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.15%) VBA
7 15 (2.78%) U-SQL
8 11 (2.04%) Python
8 11 (2.04%) R
9 9 (1.67%) ABAP
9 9 (1.67%) PHP
10 8 (1.48%) C
11 5 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.56%) C++
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Delphi
14 2 (0.37%) Scala
15 1 (0.19%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 61 (11.32%) Degree
2 12 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.30%) ISEB
6 5 (0.93%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.74%) CIPD
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.90%) QA
2 16 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.78%) SLA
4 14 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.48%) PMO
6 7 (1.30%) GDPR
7 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.37%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (2.04%) Docker
2 11 (2.04%) HDFS
3 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) Firmware
5 2 (0.37%) Squid
6 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.37%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 205 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.62%) Oracle
3 65 (12.06%) Tableau
4 52 (9.65%) SAP
5 18 (3.34%) Informatica
6 14 (2.60%) Cognos
7 12 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.86%) JD Edwards
8 10 (1.86%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.48%) Google
9 8 (1.48%) Sybase
10 7 (1.30%) IBM
10 7 (1.30%) Infor
10 7 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.11%) Epicor
11 6 (1.11%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.11%) Veeam
12 4 (0.74%) Citrix
12 4 (0.74%) Dell
12 4 (0.74%) Dell Compellent