Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 786 646 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.02% 6.16% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 6.87% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 634 520 720
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.51% +3.80%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £67,275
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 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 8,684 9,407 9,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.63% 89.75% 87.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,874 7,365 7,554
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
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 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 16 January 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 16 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
Birmingham +7 287 £45,000 +0.62% 31
Halesowen +6 168 £27,500 +30.95% 12
Staffordshire +16 85 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Coventry +24 65 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Warwickshire -20 44 £39,250 -12.78% 3
Shropshire +5 29 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Wolverhampton +8 20 £33,500 -8.84% 7
Worcestershire +7 16 £35,000 - 5
Solihull -25 12 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Walsall -4 10 £30,000 -18.92%
Herefordshire +12 6 £47,500 +9.20% 2
Sutton Coldfield -6 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
West Bromwich +4 1 £20,000 -38.46%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 352 (44.78%) SQL
2 251 (31.93%) SQL Server
3 239 (30.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 219 (27.86%) Microsoft
5 218 (27.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 196 (24.94%) Data Warehouse
7 180 (22.90%) Games
8 149 (18.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 143 (18.19%) Finance
10 133 (16.92%) HTML
11 128 (16.28%) ETL
12 126 (16.03%) BBC
13 122 (15.52%) Power BI
14 121 (15.39%) T-SQL
15 119 (15.14%) CSS
16 118 (15.01%) Analytics
17 105 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
18 102 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
19 98 (12.47%) C#
20 97 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
21 94 (11.96%) MySQL
22 87 (11.07%) BusinessObjects
23 83 (10.56%) SAP
24 81 (10.31%) HTML5
25 79 (10.05%) .NET
26 75 (9.54%) CRM
27 74 (9.41%) JavaScript
28 73 (9.29%) Retail
29 72 (9.16%) Data Modelling
30 71 (9.03%) NoSQL

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 41 (5.22%) Apache
2 39 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.67%) SAS
4 10 (1.27%) CMS
5 9 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.02%) nginx
7 7 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.64%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.13%) IIS
12 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (4.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 35 (4.45%) Photoshop
3 28 (3.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 10 (1.27%) Adobe Premiere
7 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.89%) SPSS
9 2 (0.25%) InVision
10 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.15%) SAP APO
3 9 (1.15%) SAP BPC
3 9 (1.15%) SAP SCM
4 8 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.76%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.05%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.78%) npm
5 13 (1.65%) Office 365
6 12 (1.53%) SaaS
7 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.02%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 8 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.02%) GitHub
8 8 (1.02%) Google Play
9 6 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.38%) Serverless
12 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.25%) IaaS
12 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.00%) SMS
2 6 (0.76%) Intranet
3 2 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 239 (30.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 218 (27.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (24.94%) Data Warehouse
5 149 (18.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 122 (15.52%) Power BI
7 94 (11.96%) MySQL
8 87 (11.07%) BusinessObjects
9 71 (9.03%) NoSQL
10 46 (5.85%) Relational Database
11 43 (5.47%) MongoDB
12 41 (5.22%) QlikView
13 35 (4.45%) Redis
14 30 (3.82%) OLAP
14 30 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
15 29 (3.69%) SAP HANA
16 28 (3.56%) SAP BW
17 25 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
18 23 (2.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 22 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.33%) Eclipse
2 34 (4.33%) Subversion
3 19 (2.42%) JIRA
4 15 (1.91%) gulp
4 15 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.02%) GitLab
7 8 (1.02%) PhantomJS
7 8 (1.02%) webpack
7 8 (1.02%) Xcode
8 6 (0.76%) MorphX
9 5 (0.64%) ERwin
10 2 (0.25%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.25%) Mocha
10 2 (0.25%) Selenium
11 1 (0.13%) Ant
11 1 (0.13%) CA Gen
11 1 (0.13%) Grunt
General
1 180 (22.90%) Games
2 143 (18.19%) Finance
3 73 (9.29%) Retail
4 70 (8.91%) Marketing
5 41 (5.22%) Billing
6 37 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 29 (3.69%) Banking
8 25 (3.18%) Legal
9 23 (2.93%) Back Office
10 21 (2.67%) Electronics
11 19 (2.42%) Advertising
12 11 (1.40%) Mandarin Language
12 11 (1.40%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.76%) Publishing
14 5 (0.64%) Automotive
14 5 (0.64%) Local Government
15 4 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.51%) Finnish Language
15 4 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 318 (40.46%) Developer
2 126 (16.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 112 (14.25%) Analyst
4 79 (10.05%) SQL Developer
5 64 (8.14%) Junior
6 58 (7.38%) Designer
7 55 (7.00%) Consultant
8 50 (6.36%) Architect
9 39 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 37 (4.71%) Data Architect
11 31 (3.94%) SQL BI Developer
12 30 (3.82%) Data Analyst
13 29 (3.69%) SAP Developer
14 27 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 27 (3.44%) Junior Developer
15 25 (3.18%) Business Consultant
16 24 (3.05%) DBA
16 24 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (2.93%) UX Designer
18 22 (2.80%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (16.92%) HTML
2 119 (15.14%) CSS
3 81 (10.31%) HTML5
4 79 (10.05%) .NET
5 58 (7.38%) CSS3
6 45 (5.73%) AngularJS
6 45 (5.73%) XML
7 41 (5.22%) jQuery
8 36 (4.58%) React
9 25 (3.18%) Sass
10 24 (3.05%) ASP.NET
11 22 (2.80%) LAMP
12 19 (2.42%) REST
13 17 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (1.91%) Laravel
14 15 (1.91%) MDX
14 15 (1.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 14 (1.78%) Apache Flex
15 14 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 126 (16.03%) BBC
2 102 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (9.03%) User Experience
4 47 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 46 (5.85%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.05%) Animation
7 21 (2.67%) Mobile Payment
8 17 (2.16%) Mobile Games
9 15 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.78%) Online Games
10 14 (1.78%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.15%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.02%) Replication
14 7 (0.89%) Clustering
15 6 (0.76%) Social Media
16 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
18 3 (0.38%) Driving Licence
19 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.02%) Linux
2 62 (7.89%) Android
2 62 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 33 (4.20%) CentOS
3 33 (4.20%) Debian
3 33 (4.20%) Ubuntu
4 18 (2.29%) Windows
5 6 (0.76%) Unix
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (16.28%) ETL
2 118 (15.01%) Analytics
3 105 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (9.54%) CRM
5 72 (9.16%) Data Modelling
6 61 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (7.25%) Web Development
8 53 (6.74%) Migration
9 51 (6.49%) Data Management
9 51 (6.49%) Data Migration
10 45 (5.73%) Presales
10 45 (5.73%) Visualisation
11 43 (5.47%) Scrum
12 38 (4.83%) Data Analysis
13 36 (4.58%) Mobile Development
14 35 (4.45%) Business Analysis
14 35 (4.45%) ERP
15 33 (4.20%) A/B Testing
16 31 (3.94%) SDLC
17 30 (3.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 352 (44.78%) SQL
2 121 (15.39%) T-SQL
3 98 (12.47%) C#
4 74 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.25%) PHP
6 53 (6.74%) C++
7 21 (2.67%) VBA
8 17 (2.16%) Ruby
8 17 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 15 (1.91%) ABAP
9 15 (1.91%) Java
9 15 (1.91%) Python
10 11 (1.40%) C
10 11 (1.40%) VB
11 10 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.15%) VB6
12 9 (1.15%) X++
13 8 (1.02%) PHP 7
13 8 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (7.89%) Degree
2 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.15%) SAP Certification
5 8 (1.02%) MCSD
6 3 (0.38%) ACCA
6 3 (0.38%) MCSA
6 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) MCTS
7 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 31 (3.94%) QA
3 7 (0.89%) SLA
4 5 (0.64%) PMO
5 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.15%) Docker
3 3 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.64%) Oozie
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 219 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 83 (10.56%) SAP
3 61 (7.76%) Tableau
4 56 (7.12%) Adobe
4 56 (7.12%) Oracle
5 54 (6.87%) Cognos
6 33 (4.20%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.42%) IBM
8 15 (1.91%) Google
8 15 (1.91%) Informatica
9 14 (1.78%) Netezza
9 14 (1.78%) VMware
10 10 (1.27%) Capita
11 9 (1.15%) Apple
11 9 (1.15%) Greenplum
12 8 (1.02%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.89%) Teradata
14 6 (0.76%) Facebook
14 6 (0.76%) Xamarin