The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 42 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6234 6395 6041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.48% 5.94% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 7.28% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5120 5414 5184
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93404 87809 88797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.09% 81.58% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 75620 72127 74915
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -6 5853 £50,000 - 838
London 0 2805 £57,500 +4.54% 346
South East -16 875 £48,000 +1.05% 128
City of London -8 652 £60,000 +9.09% 112
North West +14 486 £38,500 -3.75% 88
Yorkshire 0 474 £42,500 +6.25% 73
West Midlands -3 357 £40,000 -9.09% 37
West Yorkshire 0 342 £43,750 +9.37% 46
South West -14 321 £40,000 -2.43% 80
Manchester +17 308 £37,750 -5.62% 48
East of England -7 278 £45,000 +20.00% 44
Berkshire -18 257 £50,000 - 42
Leeds -6 215 £45,000 +12.50% 30
East Midlands +8 192 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Hampshire +23 177 £43,750 -2.77% 19
Surrey -27 151 £52,500 +10.52% 14
Scotland -18 147 £42,500 -5.55% 35
Reading -12 123 £52,500 - 19
Cheshire +4 115 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Birmingham -22 96 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +8 94 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Sussex +18 93 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Bristol +24 90 £41,500 +3.75% 16
Hertfordshire -22 89 £47,500 +18.75% 21
Warwickshire +8 88 £40,000 - 3
Wiltshire -25 86 £36,250 -16.18% 14
Nottinghamshire +35 72 £50,000 +40.20% 11
Nottingham +24 65 £50,000 +39.54% 11
Bradford +2 65 £45,000 +20.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -38 65 £42,500 -10.52% 13

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6264 (49.09%) SQL
2 4989 (39.10%) SQL Server
3 4577 (35.87%) Data Warehouse
4 3814 (29.89%) Finance
5 3808 (29.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3635 (28.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3139 (24.60%) Microsoft
8 3110 (24.37%) ETL
9 3100 (24.29%) Oracle
10 2814 (22.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2502 (19.61%) T-SQL
12 2285 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
13 2116 (16.58%) MS Excel
14 1842 (14.44%) Analytics
15 1751 (13.72%) .NET
16 1670 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
17 1664 (13.04%) SAP
18 1614 (12.65%) Data Modelling
19 1484 (11.63%) C#
20 1432 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
21 1428 (11.19%) Degree
22 1354 (10.61%) Business Objects
23 1277 (10.01%) Cognos
24 1185 (9.29%) CRM
25 1147 (8.99%) SharePoint
26 1144 (8.97%) Project Management
27 1072 (8.40%) ERP
28 1061 (8.32%) Data Management
29 1043 (8.17%) Marketing
30 1016 (7.96%) OLAP

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1147 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 676 (5.30%) SAS
3 226 (1.77%) IIS
4 183 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 172 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 121 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 109 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 103 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 100 (0.78%) Confluence
10 98 (0.77%) Node.js
11 94 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 92 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 92 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 89 (0.70%) JBoss
14 85 (0.67%) Apache
15 63 (0.49%) CMS
16 59 (0.46%) MS Exchange
17 54 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
18 52 (0.41%) WebSphere
19 38 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2116 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 389 (3.05%) MS Office
3 266 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 162 (1.27%) SPSS
5 154 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 116 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 87 (0.68%) MS Project
8 44 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 30 (0.24%) FastStats
10 25 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 24 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 14 (0.11%) Stata
12 14 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.078%) S-PLUS
14 7 (0.055%) LaTeX
15 5 (0.039%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
17 1 (0.008%) Weka
17 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.008%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 621 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
2 441 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 339 (2.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 299 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 234 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 198 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
7 196 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
8 190 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
9 185 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
10 175 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
11 174 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
12 159 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
13 156 (1.22%) SAP BPC
14 126 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
15 120 (0.94%) SAP FI
16 105 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
17 103 (0.81%) HFM
18 99 (0.78%) SAP CO
18 99 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
19 95 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 148 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 148 (1.16%) SaaS
2 105 (0.82%) Office 365
3 62 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (0.32%) GitHub
6 38 (0.30%) PaaS
7 25 (0.20%) IaaS
8 17 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.024%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.024%) Force.com
11 3 (0.024%) Taleo
11 3 (0.024%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.024%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.016%) Trello
13 1 (0.008%) Heroku
13 1 (0.008%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (1.72%) Internet
2 104 (0.82%) WAN
3 101 (0.79%) LAN
4 100 (0.78%) Intranet
5 92 (0.72%) Firewall
6 79 (0.62%) DNS
7 77 (0.60%) SAN
8 55 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 51 (0.40%) HTTP
10 29 (0.23%) LDAP
10 29 (0.23%) MPLS
11 27 (0.21%) NAS
12 25 (0.20%) FTP
13 23 (0.18%) VPN
14 21 (0.16%) SSL
15 19 (0.15%) Extranet
16 17 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (0.13%) 3G
17 16 (0.13%) DHCP
17 16 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4989 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 4577 (35.87%) Data Warehouse
3 3808 (29.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3635 (28.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2814 (22.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1432 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1016 (7.96%) OLAP
8 991 (7.77%) Relational Database
9 941 (7.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 888 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 866 (6.79%) QlikView
12 850 (6.66%) Big Data
13 701 (5.49%) Oracle Database
14 624 (4.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 539 (4.22%) RDBMS
16 492 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
17 488 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
18 480 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 421 (3.30%) SAP BI
20 417 (3.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 355 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 332 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 286 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 242 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
5 198 (1.55%) NUnit
6 182 (1.43%) Moq
7 171 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 161 (1.26%) JIRA
9 154 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 150 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 149 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 139 (1.09%) Selenium
13 116 (0.91%) Toad
14 114 (0.89%) WATIR
15 111 (0.87%) Subversion
16 100 (0.78%) ReSharper
17 96 (0.75%) ERwin
18 95 (0.74%) NCrunch
19 73 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
20 65 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 3814 (29.89%) Finance
2 1043 (8.17%) Marketing
3 886 (6.94%) Retail
4 706 (5.53%) Banking
5 694 (5.44%) Telecoms
6 509 (3.99%) Manufacturing
7 317 (2.48%) Legal
8 294 (2.30%) Electronics
9 282 (2.21%) Advertising
10 179 (1.40%) Games
11 178 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 175 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 165 (1.29%) Back Office
14 123 (0.96%) Publishing
15 121 (0.95%) Front Office
16 104 (0.82%) General Ledger
17 97 (0.76%) Billing
18 96 (0.75%) Law
19 83 (0.65%) French Language
20 73 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4404 (34.51%) Developer
2 2673 (20.95%) Analyst
3 1880 (14.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1608 (12.60%) Consultant
5 1179 (9.24%) Architect
6 1040 (8.15%) Business Analyst
7 788 (6.18%) SQL Developer
8 729 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 696 (5.45%) Business Developer
10 636 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 560 (4.39%) DBA
12 536 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 469 (3.68%) Data Analyst
14 370 (2.90%) SQL DBA
15 337 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
16 333 (2.61%) Project Manager
17 329 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
18 320 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Manager
19 308 (2.41%) Data Architect
20 305 (2.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1751 (13.72%) .NET
2 798 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 782 (6.13%) HTML
4 644 (5.05%) XML
5 606 (4.75%) MDX
6 577 (4.52%) CSS
7 488 (3.82%) Web Services
8 405 (3.17%) jQuery
9 353 (2.77%) .NET Framework
10 333 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 292 (2.29%) WCF
12 253 (1.98%) HTML5
13 213 (1.67%) Middleware
14 197 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 188 (1.47%) WPF
16 159 (1.25%) Ajax
17 154 (1.21%) SOAP
18 149 (1.17%) NHibernate
18 149 (1.17%) RESTful
19 144 (1.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1670 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 561 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 540 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 536 (4.20%) Data Integration
5 489 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 289 (2.26%) DTV
7 268 (2.10%) Clustering
8 257 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 220 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 196 (1.54%) Replication
11 186 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 171 (1.34%) Statistics
13 159 (1.25%) Social Media
14 143 (1.12%) User Experience
15 124 (0.97%) Open Source
16 119 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 113 (0.89%) FMCG
18 95 (0.74%) Algorithms
19 93 (0.73%) Data Extraction
20 87 (0.68%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 828 (6.49%) Windows
2 554 (4.34%) UNIX
3 497 (3.89%) Linux
4 128 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (0.75%) Solaris
6 76 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (0.50%) AIX
8 62 (0.49%) Android
9 61 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 52 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 48 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (0.29%) HPUX
13 31 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.20%) CentOS
15 25 (0.20%) Debian
16 17 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.10%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.063%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3110 (24.37%) ETL
2 2285 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1842 (14.44%) Analytics
4 1614 (12.65%) Data Modelling
5 1185 (9.29%) CRM
6 1144 (8.97%) Project Management
7 1072 (8.40%) ERP
8 1061 (8.32%) Data Management
9 889 (6.97%) Data Analysis
10 838 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
11 832 (6.52%) Scrum
12 713 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 704 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 655 (5.13%) Migration
15 639 (5.01%) Kimball Methodology
16 602 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 588 (4.61%) Mentoring
18 567 (4.44%) TDD
19 550 (4.31%) Information Management
20 531 (4.16%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6264 (49.09%) SQL
2 2502 (19.61%) T-SQL
3 1484 (11.63%) C#
4 886 (6.94%) Java
5 779 (6.11%) JavaScript
6 738 (5.78%) PL/SQL
7 377 (2.95%) VBA
8 365 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 329 (2.58%) VB
10 256 (2.01%) Ruby
11 227 (1.78%) PHP
12 211 (1.65%) Python
13 206 (1.61%) R
14 199 (1.56%) C
15 157 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 151 (1.18%) C++
17 128 (1.00%) ABAP
18 113 (0.89%) Perl
19 101 (0.79%) PowerShell
20 63 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1428 (11.19%) Degree
2 343 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 306 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 173 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 117 (0.92%) ISEB
6 100 (0.78%) MCTS
7 93 (0.73%) ACCA
8 80 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 74 (0.58%) CIMA
10 69 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
11 68 (0.53%) MBA
12 55 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 54 (0.42%) MCITP
14 53 (0.42%) MCP
15 51 (0.40%) OCP
16 49 (0.38%) PMP
17 44 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
17 44 (0.34%) MCSE
18 40 (0.31%) MCSD
19 37 (0.29%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (4.04%) QA
2 269 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 211 (1.65%) SLA
4 65 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.33%) Solvency II
6 30 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.094%) Basel II
10 10 (0.078%) HL7
11 9 (0.071%) COBIT
12 7 (0.055%) GAAP
13 4 (0.031%) EMIR
14 3 (0.024%) P3O
14 3 (0.024%) WCAG
14 3 (0.024%) WAI
15 2 (0.016%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.016%) CDISC
16 1 (0.008%) MiFID
16 1 (0.008%) Basel III
System Software
1 160 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 104 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 87 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 79 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 53 (0.42%) HDFS
6 43 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 39 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.14%) XenApp
9 13 (0.10%) Varnish
10 10 (0.078%) vSphere
11 9 (0.071%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.071%) vCloud
12 7 (0.055%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.047%) Xen
14 5 (0.039%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.039%) Docker
14 5 (0.039%) RHEV
15 4 (0.031%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 62 (0.49%) Data Guard
2 46 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 45 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (0.31%) Ambari
4 39 (0.31%) Oozie
5 32 (0.25%) Puppet
6 31 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 29 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
9 17 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (0.12%) SCOM
11 14 (0.11%) SCCM
12 13 (0.10%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.086%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (0.078%) Nagios
15 7 (0.055%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Management
17 5 (0.039%) Ganglia
17 5 (0.039%) NSN NetAct
17 5 (0.039%) MOM
Vendors
1 3139 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 3100 (24.29%) Oracle
3 1664 (13.04%) SAP
4 1354 (10.61%) Business Objects
5 1277 (10.01%) Cognos
6 729 (5.71%) Informatica
7 610 (4.78%) Tableau
8 543 (4.26%) IBM
9 326 (2.55%) Hyperion
10 307 (2.41%) Teradata
11 300 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
12 214 (1.68%) Google
13 190 (1.49%) Sybase
14 161 (1.26%) Netezza
15 150 (1.18%) Ab Initio
16 145 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
17 131 (1.03%) HP
18 127 (1.00%) Endeca
19 123 (0.96%) Siebel
20 117 (0.92%) Facebook
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