The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 41 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6565 6195 6056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.61% 5.70% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 7.23% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5482 5092 5204
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Business Intelligence Salary Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Business Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 6128 £50,000 +5.26% 753
London +5 3168 £57,500 +4.54% 342
South East -11 1068 £47,500 +5.55% 114
City of London +17 828 £57,500 +4.54% 112
Yorkshire +10 479 £42,500 +13.33% 49
West Yorkshire +11 393 £42,500 +13.33% 31
West Midlands +5 348 £40,000 -11.11% 43
North West 0 334 £37,500 -6.25% 65
Leeds +20 280 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Berkshire -5 255 £50,000 +1.83% 38
East of England -24 246 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Hampshire -3 239 £42,500 +4.93% 17
Scotland -11 210 £47,500 +5.55% 27
South West -38 208 £42,250 -0.58% 56
Manchester +4 193 £36,500 -8.75% 36
Surrey -8 182 £47,500 +5.55% 13
East Midlands +7 176 £42,000 +7.69% 38
Buckinghamshire -26 102 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Cambridgeshire -6 94 £40,500 +1.25% 9
West Sussex +14 93 £54,000 +35.00% 9
Reading -13 92 £54,000 +8.00% 21
Cheshire -9 82 £40,000 - 15
Edinburgh -14 82 £50,000 -6.10% 6
Glasgow -17 79 £42,500 +18.05% 15
Portsmouth +9 72 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire +1 72 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bristol -11 69 £46,250 +15.62% 16
Birmingham -35 69 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Kent -14 68 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Warwickshire +40 66 £38,000 -5.00% 8

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Business Intelligence also 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 that cited Business Intelligence.

1 6399 (48.77%) SQL
2 5175 (39.44%) SQL Server
3 4756 (36.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3907 (29.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3865 (29.45%) Finance
6 3772 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3291 (25.08%) Microsoft
8 3102 (23.64%) ETL
9 3068 (23.38%) Oracle
10 2894 (22.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2578 (19.65%) T-SQL
12 2148 (16.37%) MS Excel
13 1966 (14.98%) Analytics
14 1705 (12.99%) SAP
15 1691 (12.89%) .NET
16 1686 (12.85%) Data Modelling
17 1680 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
18 1504 (11.46%) Degree
19 1440 (10.97%) Business Objects
20 1415 (10.78%) Cognos
21 1359 (10.36%) C#
22 1272 (9.69%) CRM
23 1270 (9.68%) Project Management
24 1161 (8.85%) Marketing
25 1134 (8.64%) Data Management
26 1113 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
27 1049 (7.99%) OLAP
28 986 (7.51%) Relational Database
29 975 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
30 967 (7.37%) SharePoint

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Business Intelligence also 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 that cited Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 967 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 714 (5.44%) SAS
3 181 (1.38%) IIS
4 180 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 156 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 146 (1.11%) NetWeaver
7 134 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 119 (0.91%) Apache
9 116 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 106 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 85 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 75 (0.57%) WebSphere
13 74 (0.56%) Confluence
14 71 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 69 (0.53%) CMS
16 64 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 48 (0.37%) Node.js
18 45 (0.34%) MS Exchange
19 35 (0.27%) Apache Pig
20 34 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2148 (16.37%) MS Excel
2 353 (2.69%) MS Office
3 192 (1.46%) SPSS
4 178 (1.36%) PowerPivot
5 172 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 107 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 69 (0.53%) MS Project
8 49 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 41 (0.31%) FastStats
10 38 (0.29%) Photoshop
11 37 (0.28%) InfoPath
12 15 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (0.099%) S-PLUS
14 7 (0.053%) LaTeX
15 6 (0.046%) Weka
16 4 (0.030%) Stata
17 3 (0.023%) Fireworks
18 2 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
19 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
19 1 (0.008%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 590 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 446 (3.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 370 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 301 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 233 (1.78%) Cognos TM1
6 214 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
7 207 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 204 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
9 200 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
10 177 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 172 (1.31%) SAP BPC
12 145 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
13 140 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
14 112 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
15 105 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
16 95 (0.72%) SAP FI
17 85 (0.65%) SAP CO
18 83 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
18 83 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
19 81 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 151 (1.15%) SaaS
2 93 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (0.69%) Office 365
4 81 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 70 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.21%) IaaS
8 25 (0.19%) PaaS
9 24 (0.18%) GitHub
10 21 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (0.053%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.030%) Force.com
12 4 (0.030%) Heroku
12 4 (0.030%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.030%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.030%) StrongView
13 3 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.023%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.015%) Pure360
15 1 (0.008%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 248 (1.89%) Internet
2 111 (0.85%) Firewall
3 106 (0.81%) WAN
4 104 (0.79%) DNS
5 99 (0.75%) SAN
6 96 (0.73%) Intranet
7 89 (0.68%) LAN
8 86 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 56 (0.43%) FTP
10 48 (0.37%) VPN
10 48 (0.37%) Extranet
11 46 (0.35%) HTTP
12 34 (0.26%) LDAP
13 30 (0.23%) 3G
14 29 (0.22%) Broadband
15 27 (0.21%) NAS
16 26 (0.20%) MPLS
17 24 (0.18%) DHCP
18 23 (0.18%) SMS
19 17 (0.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5175 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 4756 (36.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3907 (29.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3772 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2894 (22.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1680 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1049 (7.99%) OLAP
8 986 (7.51%) Relational Database
9 975 (7.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 951 (7.25%) QlikView
11 866 (6.60%) Big Data
12 827 (6.30%) Oracle Database
13 816 (6.22%) Oracle BI EE
14 730 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 604 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
16 593 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 553 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
18 512 (3.90%) RDBMS
19 477 (3.64%) Hadoop
20 470 (3.58%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 337 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 304 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 260 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 196 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 177 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 162 (1.23%) NUnit
7 157 (1.20%) Toad
8 151 (1.15%) Moq
9 135 (1.03%) ERwin
10 131 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 128 (0.98%) Subversion
12 114 (0.87%) JIRA
13 108 (0.82%) Selenium
13 108 (0.82%) TeamCity
14 93 (0.71%) Cucumber
15 83 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
16 69 (0.53%) ReSharper
17 67 (0.51%) NCrunch
18 65 (0.50%) WATIR
19 61 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3865 (29.45%) Finance
2 1161 (8.85%) Marketing
3 872 (6.65%) Retail
4 730 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 652 (4.97%) Banking
6 492 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 306 (2.33%) Advertising
8 280 (2.13%) Legal
9 277 (2.11%) Electronics
10 247 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 230 (1.75%) Games
12 165 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 156 (1.19%) Publishing
14 129 (0.98%) Billing
15 126 (0.96%) General Ledger
16 123 (0.94%) Back Office
17 97 (0.74%) Law
18 85 (0.65%) German Language
19 83 (0.63%) French Language
20 73 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4500 (34.29%) Developer
2 2795 (21.30%) Analyst
3 1890 (14.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1813 (13.82%) Consultant
5 1325 (10.10%) Architect
6 1143 (8.71%) Business Analyst
7 854 (6.51%) SQL Developer
8 803 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 709 (5.40%) Business Developer
10 579 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 565 (4.31%) DBA
12 487 (3.71%) Senior Developer
13 422 (3.22%) Data Analyst
14 409 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 385 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
16 371 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Manager
17 369 (2.81%) SQL DBA
18 349 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Architect
19 347 (2.64%) Data Architect
20 342 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1691 (12.89%) .NET
2 780 (5.94%) MDX
3 711 (5.42%) HTML
4 620 (4.72%) ASP.NET
5 539 (4.11%) XML
6 511 (3.89%) CSS
7 460 (3.51%) Web Services
8 368 (2.80%) jQuery
9 267 (2.03%) .NET Framework
10 259 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 250 (1.91%) HTML5
12 224 (1.71%) Middleware
13 213 (1.62%) WCF
14 180 (1.37%) WPF
15 168 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
16 167 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 156 (1.19%) CSS3
18 144 (1.10%) Ajax
19 142 (1.08%) MapReduce
20 135 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 596 (4.54%) Management Information System
2 571 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 537 (4.09%) Data Integration
4 507 (3.86%) Visualisation
5 276 (2.10%) DTV
6 272 (2.07%) Clustering
7 261 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 226 (1.72%) Replication
9 195 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 189 (1.44%) Statistics
11 160 (1.22%) Social Media
12 152 (1.16%) Mobile App
13 148 (1.13%) Open Source
14 94 (0.72%) Data Extraction
15 86 (0.66%) Blog
16 82 (0.62%) FMCG
17 81 (0.62%) Physics
18 80 (0.61%) Client/Server
19 64 (0.49%) NHS
20 62 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 841 (6.41%) Windows
2 578 (4.40%) UNIX
3 569 (4.34%) Linux
4 162 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 88 (0.67%) Solaris
6 83 (0.63%) Android
7 79 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 63 (0.48%) AIX
9 48 (0.37%) HPUX
10 47 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 34 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 32 (0.24%) Debian
14 30 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 21 (0.16%) CentOS
17 15 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.11%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3102 (23.64%) ETL
2 1966 (14.98%) Analytics
3 1686 (12.85%) Data Modelling
4 1272 (9.69%) CRM
5 1270 (9.68%) Project Management
6 1134 (8.64%) Data Management
7 1113 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
8 895 (6.82%) ERP
9 875 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 849 (6.47%) Data Analysis
11 797 (6.07%) Scrum
12 789 (6.01%) Business Analysis
13 756 (5.76%) E-Commerce
14 692 (5.27%) Kimball Methodology
15 653 (4.98%) Migration
16 597 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 562 (4.28%) Information Management
18 520 (3.96%) Data Architecture
19 505 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
20 498 (3.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6399 (48.77%) SQL
2 2578 (19.65%) T-SQL
3 1359 (10.36%) C#
4 966 (7.36%) Java
5 714 (5.44%) PL/SQL
6 712 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 395 (3.01%) VB.NET
8 367 (2.80%) VBA
9 306 (2.33%) VB
10 288 (2.19%) Python
11 219 (1.67%) PHP
12 203 (1.55%) C++
13 188 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 187 (1.43%) C
15 180 (1.37%) R
16 167 (1.27%) Perl
17 158 (1.20%) ABAP
18 151 (1.15%) Ruby
19 95 (0.72%) PowerShell
20 59 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1504 (11.46%) Degree
2 379 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 288 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 161 (1.23%) MCTS
5 128 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 106 (0.81%) MCITP
7 102 (0.78%) ISEB
8 83 (0.63%) MCP
9 80 (0.61%) ACCA
10 79 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 78 (0.59%) MBA
12 73 (0.56%) MCSD
13 72 (0.55%) MCAD
14 66 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 60 (0.46%) CIMA
16 54 (0.41%) PMP
17 49 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 48 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
19 44 (0.34%) MCSE
20 41 (0.31%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (3.48%) QA
2 278 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 194 (1.48%) SLA
4 75 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 54 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 36 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.18%) Basel II
9 14 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.084%) COBIT
11 10 (0.076%) HL7
12 9 (0.069%) TickIT
13 5 (0.038%) EMIR
13 5 (0.038%) GAAP
14 4 (0.030%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.030%) COREP
15 3 (0.023%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.023%) WCAG
15 3 (0.023%) WAI
16 2 (0.015%) CDISC
System Software
1 198 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 93 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 85 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 51 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 43 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 42 (0.32%) HDFS
8 32 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.084%) Varnish
10 10 (0.076%) XenApp
11 9 (0.069%) vSphere
12 8 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.053%) vCloud
13 7 (0.053%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.053%) UAG
13 7 (0.053%) Xen
14 6 (0.046%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.038%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.038%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.038%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 64 (0.49%) Data Guard
2 63 (0.48%) Puppet
3 59 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 32 (0.24%) Ambari
5 32 (0.24%) Oozie
6 24 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 24 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
8 15 (0.11%) Nagios
9 14 (0.11%) SCCM
9 14 (0.11%) SCOM
10 11 (0.084%) NSN NetAct
11 10 (0.076%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.069%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.061%) ServiceCenter
14 7 (0.053%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.046%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.046%) Oracle Identity Management
16 5 (0.038%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3291 (25.08%) Microsoft
2 3068 (23.38%) Oracle
3 1705 (12.99%) SAP
4 1440 (10.97%) Business Objects
5 1415 (10.78%) Cognos
6 716 (5.46%) Informatica
7 632 (4.82%) Tableau
8 466 (3.55%) IBM
9 359 (2.74%) MicroStrategy
10 304 (2.32%) Teradata
11 295 (2.25%) Hyperion
12 230 (1.75%) Google
13 170 (1.30%) Siebel
14 168 (1.28%) Sybase
15 138 (1.05%) Ab Initio
16 132 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
17 130 (0.99%) Netezza
18 114 (0.87%) VMware
19 110 (0.84%) Facebook
20 96 (0.73%) HP
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