Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 517 648 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.60% 6.85% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 7.55% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 401 516 564
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £29,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 7,171 8,586 8,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.55% 90.72% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,442 6,573 7,230
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -2 217 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Staffordshire -6 56 £37,500 - 4
Warwickshire +9 54 £45,500 -13.33% 6
Worcestershire +9 49 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Coventry -8 29 £39,114 -17.65% 9
Solihull +5 26 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Shropshire +2 26 £30,000 -20.00% 9
Herefordshire +8 19 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Walsall +1 8 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Wolverhampton +9 4 £46,250 +36.03% 4
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Dudley - 3 £27,500 -
Tipton - 2 £27,500 -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 261 (50.48%) SQL
2 180 (34.82%) Power Platform
3 179 (34.62%) Power BI
4 169 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 164 (31.72%) SQL Server
6 140 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
7 133 (25.73%) Analytics
8 130 (25.15%) Finance
9 129 (24.95%) ETL
10 127 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
11 120 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 113 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 98 (18.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 97 (18.76%) T-SQL
16 85 (16.44%) Degree
17 79 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
18 69 (13.35%) Microsoft Excel
19 66 (12.77%) Tableau
20 64 (12.38%) Visualisation
21 62 (11.99%) BusinessObjects
22 61 (11.80%) QlikView
22 61 (11.80%) Data Analysis
23 60 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
24 57 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 56 (10.83%) Oracle
26 53 (10.25%) SAP
27 52 (10.06%) .NET
28 50 (9.67%) C#
29 48 (9.28%) Data Analytics

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 33 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.00%) SAS
3 10 (1.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.19%) Apache
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) Site Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (13.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.77%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.77%) Moqups
4 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.74%) SAP BPC
3 8 (1.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.97%) HFM
4 5 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.58%) Summit
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.39%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 180 (34.82%) Power Platform
2 117 (22.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (6.00%) Office 365
5 24 (4.64%) PaaS
6 13 (2.51%) Azure Stack
6 13 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.51%) SaaS
7 11 (2.13%) IaaS
7 11 (2.13%) PowerApps
8 10 (1.93%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.93%) Serverless
9 7 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) Firewall
1 10 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (1.93%) Network Security
1 10 (1.93%) Skype
2 6 (1.16%) Internet
2 6 (1.16%) VoIP
3 3 (0.58%) Intranet
3 3 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (34.62%) Power BI
2 164 (31.72%) SQL Server
3 140 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
4 113 (21.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 98 (18.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (11.99%) BusinessObjects
7 61 (11.80%) QlikView
8 57 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (7.16%) OLAP
10 32 (6.19%) Qlik Sense
11 25 (4.84%) Hadoop
12 18 (3.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 17 (3.29%) Big Data
13 17 (3.29%) Relational Database
13 17 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (3.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 15 (2.90%) SAP BW
16 14 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.74%) ERwin
5 7 (1.35%) JIRA
6 6 (1.16%) JDeveloper
6 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.97%) Artifactory
7 5 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.97%) Maven
7 5 (0.97%) Subversion
8 3 (0.58%) JUnit
8 3 (0.58%) Selenium
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.58%) TestNG
8 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.19%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 130 (25.15%) Finance
2 38 (7.35%) Retail
3 34 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.19%) Marketing
5 23 (4.45%) Legal
6 18 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.13%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.13%) Electronics
8 9 (1.74%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.55%) Banking
10 7 (1.35%) Local Government
11 4 (0.77%) Automotive
11 4 (0.77%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (29.59%) Developer
2 119 (23.02%) Analyst
3 64 (12.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 62 (11.99%) Architect
5 39 (7.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 38 (7.35%) Data Architect
6 38 (7.35%) SQL Developer
7 35 (6.77%) Consultant
8 28 (5.42%) Data Analyst
9 26 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 24 (4.64%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
11 23 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (4.45%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.45%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (4.45%) Technical Architect
12 19 (3.68%) Business Developer
12 19 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.06%) .NET
2 25 (4.84%) Web Services
3 20 (3.87%) HTML
3 20 (3.87%) XML
4 19 (3.68%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.48%) CSS
5 18 (3.48%) jQuery
6 13 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 13 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (2.32%) MDX
8 11 (2.13%) JSON
8 11 (2.13%) Middleware
9 10 (1.93%) .NET Core
9 10 (1.93%) Ajax
9 10 (1.93%) WCF
10 9 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.35%) HTML5
12 5 (0.97%) REST
13 4 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.48%) Driving Licence
4 16 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.74%) NHS
8 6 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.97%) Robotics
9 5 (0.97%) User Experience
10 4 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.77%) Tandem
11 3 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.39%) Life Science
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.09%) Windows
2 14 (2.71%) Unix
3 13 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.16%) Android
5 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (25.73%) Analytics
2 129 (24.95%) ETL
3 120 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (12.38%) Visualisation
6 61 (11.80%) Data Analysis
7 48 (9.28%) Data Analytics
8 47 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 45 (8.70%) ITIL
10 43 (8.32%) Data Visualisation
11 42 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
12 41 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (7.54%) Workflow
14 37 (7.16%) Scrum
15 36 (6.96%) DevOps
16 35 (6.77%) Service Management
17 32 (6.19%) Data Architecture
17 32 (6.19%) Data Science
17 32 (6.19%) ERP
18 30 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (50.48%) SQL
2 97 (18.76%) T-SQL
3 50 (9.67%) C#
4 27 (5.22%) Python
5 26 (5.03%) R
6 24 (4.64%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.68%) Java
8 16 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.71%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.16%) VBA
12 3 (0.58%) COBOL
12 3 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.39%) ABAP
13 2 (0.39%) C
13 2 (0.39%) HiveQL
13 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.39%) Scala
14 1 (0.19%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (16.44%) Degree
2 30 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.48%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.93%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (1.55%) HNC
6 8 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.58%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.39%) AAT
9 2 (0.39%) ACCA
9 2 (0.39%) CIMA
9 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.90%) Data Quality
2 26 (5.03%) GDPR
2 26 (5.03%) QA
3 8 (1.55%) COBIT
4 4 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 13 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.13%) Docker
2 11 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.93%) BitLocker
3 10 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.93%) SCCM
1 10 (1.93%) SCOM
1 10 (1.93%) SCVMM
2 8 (1.55%) Ansible
3 5 (0.97%) Terraform
4 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Observium
Vendors
1 169 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.77%) Tableau
3 56 (10.83%) Oracle
4 53 (10.25%) SAP
5 35 (6.77%) Cognos
6 33 (6.38%) IBM
7 15 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.13%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.93%) Dell
9 10 (1.93%) Informatica
9 10 (1.93%) McAfee
10 9 (1.74%) Alteryx
10 9 (1.74%) Google
10 9 (1.74%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.55%) HP
12 7 (1.35%) Cisco
13 5 (0.97%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.97%) Infor
13 5 (0.97%) Talend
13 5 (0.97%) Teradata