The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Intelligence Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Intelligence Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI) Consultant
Rank 673 485 473
Rank change year-on-year
-188 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 233 435 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 212 387 431
Average salary £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Intelligence Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Intelligence Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Business Intelligence Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Business Intelligence Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -129 220 £60,000 +4.34% 22
London -61 127 £62,500 +0.80% 12
South East -29 53 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Berkshire -27 22 £55,000 +12.82% 2
City of London -16 20 £60,000 -7.69% 6
Bracknell -6 11 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Reading +3 10 £60,000 -14.28%
North West -52 10 £55,000 +1.85% 2
South West -9 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands -25 6 £55,000 -21.42%
Manchester -27 6 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Surrey -12 5 £62,500 -13.79% 2
East of England -12 5 £42,500 +80.85%
Milton Keynes -15 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Gloucestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham -11 3 £55,000 -26.66%
Cheshire -31 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Scotland -58 3 £50,000 -7.40%
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 - 1
Coventry -1 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Kent -2 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -16 2 £40,000 +70.21%
Dorset - 2 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £42,500 -
Harpenden - 2 £40,000 -
South Coast - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 1 £22,500 -31.81%

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Intelligence Consultant in their job title.

1 536 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 275 (51.31%) SQL Server
3 256 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 246 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
5 231 (43.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 229 (42.72%) Microsoft
7 223 (41.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 202 (37.69%) SQL
9 173 (32.28%) ETL
10 163 (30.41%) SAP
11 161 (30.04%) Oracle
12 143 (26.68%) Finance
13 124 (23.13%) MS Excel
14 123 (22.95%) Business Objects
15 106 (19.78%) Cognos
16 91 (16.98%) OLAP
17 84 (15.67%) SAP BI
17 84 (15.67%) Analytics
18 75 (13.99%) QlikView
18 75 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 74 (13.81%) MDX
20 73 (13.62%) BusinessObjects
21 72 (13.43%) SAP BW
22 70 (13.06%) Data Modelling
22 70 (13.06%) Kimball Methodology
23 57 (10.63%) Degree
23 57 (10.63%) IBM
24 55 (10.26%) T-SQL
25 54 (10.07%) SharePoint
26 53 (9.89%) Oracle BI EE

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Intelligence Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.16%) SAS
3 20 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.31%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Lync
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 124 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.24%) SPSS
3 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (8.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 36 (6.72%) Cognos TM1
3 19 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (3.54%) SAP BPC
4 18 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.87%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (1.87%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.12%) SAP SCM
7 6 (1.12%) SAP MM
7 6 (1.12%) SAP PP
7 6 (1.12%) HFM
7 6 (1.12%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.56%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (51.31%) SQL Server
2 256 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 246 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
4 231 (43.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 223 (41.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (16.98%) OLAP
7 84 (15.67%) SAP BI
8 75 (13.99%) QlikView
8 75 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 73 (13.62%) BusinessObjects
10 72 (13.43%) SAP BW
11 53 (9.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 47 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (8.58%) SAP HANA
14 45 (8.40%) Big Data
15 42 (7.84%) Relational Database
16 37 (6.90%) Oracle Database
16 37 (6.90%) Data Mining
17 35 (6.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 34 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 143 (26.68%) Finance
2 33 (6.16%) Retail
3 27 (5.04%) Marketing
4 26 (4.85%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.48%) Banking
6 22 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.12%) Legal
9 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.81%) MDX
2 18 (3.36%) .NET
3 12 (2.24%) Web Services
3 12 (2.24%) XML
4 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.12%) COM
5 5 (0.93%) LINQ
5 5 (0.93%) jQuery
5 5 (0.93%) HTML5
5 5 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) Google Maps API
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (4.85%) Visualisation
3 22 (4.10%) Data Integration
4 19 (3.54%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.61%) Blog
6 13 (2.43%) Open Source
7 11 (2.05%) FMCG
8 10 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.87%) NHS
8 10 (1.87%) Statistics
9 9 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.49%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle Exalytics
12 3 (0.56%) Social Media
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Exalogic
13 2 (0.37%) Clustering
14 1 (0.19%) Economics
14 1 (0.19%) AS400
14 1 (0.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.05%) UNIX
2 7 (1.31%) Windows
3 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 173 (32.28%) ETL
3 84 (15.67%) Analytics
4 70 (13.06%) Kimball Methodology
4 70 (13.06%) Data Modelling
5 46 (8.58%) CRM
6 43 (8.02%) Project Management
7 35 (6.53%) Data Management
8 33 (6.16%) Information Management
9 30 (5.60%) Dimensional Modelling
10 24 (4.48%) Migration
11 22 (4.10%) ERP
11 22 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (3.92%) Business Analysis
13 18 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.17%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.17%) Master Data Management
15 16 (2.99%) Business Analytics
15 16 (2.99%) Logistics
16 15 (2.80%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.69%) SQL
2 55 (10.26%) T-SQL
3 17 (3.17%) VB
4 16 (2.99%) C#
4 16 (2.99%) PHP
5 12 (2.24%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.87%) ABAP
7 7 (1.31%) Java
8 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (10.63%) Degree
2 21 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (0.75%) PhD
5 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.19%) ACCA
7 1 (0.19%) CIMA
7 1 (0.19%) MCITP
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) HNC
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.61%) Solvency II
2 12 (2.24%) SLA
2 12 (2.24%) Basel II
3 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 229 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 163 (30.41%) SAP
3 161 (30.04%) Oracle
4 123 (22.95%) Business Objects
5 106 (19.78%) Cognos
6 57 (10.63%) IBM
7 52 (9.70%) Tableau
8 51 (9.51%) Informatica
9 30 (5.60%) Teradata
10 29 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
11 20 (3.73%) Hyperion
12 16 (2.99%) Siebel
13 15 (2.80%) Netezza
14 10 (1.87%) Hitachi
15 9 (1.68%) Ab Initio
16 6 (1.12%) Endeca
17 5 (0.93%) Google
18 3 (0.56%) Trillium
19 2 (0.37%) Kalido
19 2 (0.37%) DataFlux
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