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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 39 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6167 5710 6156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.82% 5.57% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 6.76% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 4706 5175
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 £75,000 £70,000
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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 January 2015 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 January 2015. 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 +6 5646 £50,000 - 999
London +8 2783 £57,500 - 418
South East -6 994 £47,500 +5.55% 139
City of London +6 595 £57,500 - 144
Yorkshire +1 401 £42,000 +5.00% 113
West Yorkshire +5 329 £42,000 +2.43% 84
North West -1 310 £37,500 -6.25% 74
Berkshire -8 306 £52,500 +5.00% 39
East of England +1 301 £47,500 +18.75% 51
South West -21 288 £40,000 -11.11% 90
West Midlands -6 279 £42,000 +5.00% 44
Surrey +13 236 £47,500 - 23
Leeds +5 235 £42,000 +5.00% 60
Manchester +6 218 £37,500 -6.25% 37
East Midlands +41 200 £42,500 +13.33% 39
Hampshire -6 175 £42,500 +2.40% 15
Wales +64 151 £36,000 +7.46% 39
Scotland 0 148 £43,000 -7.02% 26
South Wales +63 132 £37,000 +16.53% 35
Reading -13 125 £52,500 +17.97% 13
Bristol 0 122 £42,000 -6.66% 29
Hertfordshire -14 108 £47,500 +35.71% 16
Nottinghamshire +36 105 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Nottingham +38 99 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Cambridgeshire +13 87 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Cardiff +35 86 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Birmingham -12 79 £51,000 +2.00% 10
Wiltshire -25 78 £40,000 -19.97% 9
Glasgow +36 75 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Buckinghamshire -13 64 £42,500 +2.40% 12

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6033 (48.97%) SQL
2 4654 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 4158 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3862 (31.35%) Finance
5 3586 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3452 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3250 (26.38%) Microsoft
8 3032 (24.61%) ETL
9 2851 (23.14%) Oracle
10 2662 (21.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2315 (18.79%) T-SQL
12 2174 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 2121 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
14 1890 (15.34%) Analytics
15 1860 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
16 1762 (14.30%) SAP
17 1652 (13.41%) .NET
18 1512 (12.27%) Data Modelling
19 1464 (11.88%) Degree
20 1430 (11.61%) C#
21 1420 (11.53%) Business Objects
22 1339 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
23 1262 (10.24%) SharePoint
24 1231 (9.99%) Project Management
25 1223 (9.93%) CRM
26 1200 (9.74%) Cognos
27 1015 (8.24%) ERP
28 1003 (8.14%) Retail
29 972 (7.89%) QlikView
30 941 (7.64%) Data Analysis

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1262 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 713 (5.79%) SAS
3 187 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 185 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 160 (1.30%) IIS
6 114 (0.93%) NetWeaver
7 107 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 98 (0.80%) CMS
9 84 (0.68%) Node.js
10 83 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 77 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 75 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 62 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 56 (0.45%) Confluence
15 44 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 44 (0.36%) Apache
15 44 (0.36%) Lync
16 42 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 40 (0.32%) JBoss
18 39 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 2174 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 360 (2.92%) PowerPivot
3 359 (2.91%) MS Office
4 188 (1.53%) SPSS
5 138 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 113 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 88 (0.71%) MS Project
8 32 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 25 (0.20%) FastStats
11 15 (0.12%) Photoshop
12 14 (0.11%) Stata
13 13 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.049%) InDesign
16 5 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.041%) LaTeX
17 4 (0.032%) Fireworks
18 3 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 523 (4.25%) Oracle EBS
2 385 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 316 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 257 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 244 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 243 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
7 223 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
8 212 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
8 212 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
9 154 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
10 153 (1.24%) SAP BPC
11 148 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
12 146 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
13 141 (1.14%) SAP FI
14 112 (0.91%) SAP CO
14 112 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
15 110 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
16 105 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
17 102 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
18 87 (0.71%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 231 (1.88%) SaaS
2 210 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (0.75%) Office 365
4 66 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (0.36%) PaaS
6 39 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.28%) IaaS
8 29 (0.24%) GitHub
9 19 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.057%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.057%) Taleo
12 6 (0.049%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.024%) Force.com
13 3 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.024%) Yammer
14 1 (0.008%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 129 (1.05%) Internet
2 94 (0.76%) Firewall
3 80 (0.65%) LAN
4 75 (0.61%) WAN
5 67 (0.54%) Intranet
6 55 (0.45%) SAN
7 50 (0.41%) DNS
8 42 (0.34%) HTTP
9 37 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 34 (0.28%) Unified Communications
11 33 (0.27%) SSL
12 27 (0.22%) VPN
13 24 (0.19%) MPLS
14 23 (0.19%) NAS
15 22 (0.18%) LDAP
16 19 (0.15%) Wireless
17 17 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (0.13%) IPsec
18 16 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
19 15 (0.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4654 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 4158 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3586 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3452 (28.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2662 (21.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1339 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 972 (7.89%) QlikView
8 854 (6.93%) Relational Database
9 839 (6.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 823 (6.68%) Big Data
11 817 (6.63%) OLAP
12 815 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 597 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
14 596 (4.84%) Oracle Database
15 538 (4.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 523 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 471 (3.82%) SAP BI
18 464 (3.77%) SAP BW
19 455 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
20 448 (3.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 320 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 293 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 242 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 214 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 180 (1.46%) Moq
6 153 (1.24%) NUnit
7 130 (1.06%) JIRA
8 115 (0.93%) Subversion
9 107 (0.87%) Toad
9 107 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 99 (0.80%) ReSharper
11 96 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 92 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 91 (0.74%) Selenium
14 90 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 72 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
16 69 (0.56%) WATIR
17 57 (0.46%) SoapUI
18 50 (0.41%) NCrunch
19 47 (0.38%) ERwin
General
1 3862 (31.35%) Finance
2 1003 (8.14%) Retail
3 883 (7.17%) Marketing
4 641 (5.20%) Banking
5 607 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 602 (4.89%) Manufacturing
7 360 (2.92%) Legal
8 252 (2.05%) Electronics
9 209 (1.70%) Games
10 193 (1.57%) Advertising
11 187 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 148 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 135 (1.10%) Back Office
14 127 (1.03%) Law
15 116 (0.94%) Front Office
16 108 (0.88%) Billing
17 93 (0.75%) Publishing
18 83 (0.67%) General Ledger
19 73 (0.59%) Financial Institution
20 69 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4117 (33.42%) Developer
2 2678 (21.74%) Analyst
3 1780 (14.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1680 (13.64%) Consultant
5 1014 (8.23%) Business Analyst
6 1002 (8.13%) Architect
7 759 (6.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 670 (5.44%) SQL Developer
9 636 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 586 (4.76%) Business Developer
11 583 (4.73%) Senior Developer
12 527 (4.28%) DBA
13 441 (3.58%) Data Analyst
14 372 (3.02%) Senior Consultant
15 369 (3.00%) Project Manager
16 362 (2.94%) SQL DBA
17 359 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
18 334 (2.71%) .NET Developer
19 318 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
20 300 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1652 (13.41%) .NET
2 789 (6.40%) ASP.NET
3 753 (6.11%) HTML
4 564 (4.58%) XML
5 543 (4.41%) CSS
6 459 (3.73%) Web Services
7 455 (3.69%) MDX
8 345 (2.80%) .NET Framework
9 331 (2.69%) WCF
10 330 (2.68%) jQuery
11 289 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 239 (1.94%) WPF
13 219 (1.78%) HTML5
14 174 (1.41%) Middleware
15 159 (1.29%) XSLT
16 151 (1.23%) Ajax
17 150 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 144 (1.17%) RESTful
19 119 (0.97%) SOAP
20 109 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1860 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 583 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 545 (4.42%) Visualisation
4 503 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 438 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 274 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 240 (1.95%) DTV
8 233 (1.89%) Clustering
9 227 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 202 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 192 (1.56%) Statistics
12 177 (1.44%) Replication
13 165 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 136 (1.10%) Open Source
14 136 (1.10%) Social Media
15 134 (1.09%) FMCG
16 123 (1.00%) User Experience
17 118 (0.96%) NHS
18 106 (0.86%) Data Extraction
19 63 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 702 (5.70%) Windows
2 447 (3.63%) UNIX
3 423 (3.43%) Linux
4 97 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 92 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (0.52%) Android
7 59 (0.48%) Windows XP
8 52 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (0.36%) Solaris
10 43 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (0.28%) AIX
12 32 (0.26%) HPUX
13 29 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.12%) CentOS
17 11 (0.089%) IRIX
18 10 (0.081%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.065%) Mac OS
20 7 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3032 (24.61%) ETL
2 2121 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1890 (15.34%) Analytics
4 1512 (12.27%) Data Modelling
5 1231 (9.99%) Project Management
6 1223 (9.93%) CRM
7 1015 (8.24%) ERP
8 941 (7.64%) Data Analysis
9 880 (7.14%) Data Management
10 773 (6.27%) Performance Tuning
11 769 (6.24%) Scrum
12 725 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 642 (5.21%) Business Analysis
14 569 (4.62%) E-Commerce
15 557 (4.52%) Migration
16 524 (4.25%) Kimball Methodology
17 518 (4.20%) Mentoring
18 484 (3.93%) Data Architecture
19 462 (3.75%) ITIL
20 455 (3.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6033 (48.97%) SQL
2 2315 (18.79%) T-SQL
3 1430 (11.61%) C#
4 747 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 729 (5.92%) Java
6 716 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 496 (4.03%) VBA
8 263 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 257 (2.09%) VB
10 255 (2.07%) R
11 212 (1.72%) ABAP
12 197 (1.60%) Ruby
13 184 (1.49%) Python
14 169 (1.37%) PHP
15 154 (1.25%) C
16 141 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 132 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 91 (0.74%) C++
19 77 (0.63%) Perl
20 62 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1464 (11.88%) Degree
2 416 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 282 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 220 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 156 (1.27%) ISEB
6 134 (1.09%) SAP Certification
7 99 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 78 (0.63%) ACCA
9 74 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 73 (0.59%) CIMA
11 72 (0.58%) MCTS
12 68 (0.55%) PMP
13 60 (0.49%) MCITP
14 52 (0.42%) MCP
15 51 (0.41%) AAT
16 48 (0.39%) MCSE
17 47 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
18 43 (0.35%) ICAEW
19 39 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 38 (0.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 509 (4.13%) QA
2 247 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 200 (1.62%) SLA
4 55 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 45 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 18 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.12%) HL7
9 13 (0.11%) Basel II
10 12 (0.097%) COBIT
11 10 (0.081%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.073%) GAAP
13 2 (0.016%) P3O
13 2 (0.016%) GAMP
13 2 (0.016%) GxP
14 1 (0.008%) Basel III
14 1 (0.008%) DICOM
14 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.008%) FINREP
System Software
1 105 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 101 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 68 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (0.30%) HDFS
6 27 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 27 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (0.14%) Varnish
8 15 (0.12%) vSphere
8 15 (0.12%) XenApp
9 12 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.097%) vCloud
10 8 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.057%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.049%) Xen
13 5 (0.041%) Docker
14 4 (0.032%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.024%) XenServer
15 3 (0.024%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (0.26%) Data Guard
3 30 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 26 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
6 17 (0.14%) Puppet
7 16 (0.13%) Oozie
8 14 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
8 14 (0.11%) SCCM
9 12 (0.097%) Ambari
9 12 (0.097%) SCOM
10 8 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (0.065%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.057%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.049%) Control-M
12 6 (0.049%) Nagios
13 5 (0.041%) Ansible
13 5 (0.041%) Salt
14 4 (0.032%) SELinux
14 4 (0.032%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3250 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 2851 (23.14%) Oracle
3 1762 (14.30%) SAP
4 1420 (11.53%) Business Objects
5 1200 (9.74%) Cognos
6 697 (5.66%) Informatica
7 656 (5.32%) Tableau
8 485 (3.94%) IBM
9 310 (2.52%) Teradata
10 268 (2.18%) Hyperion
11 237 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
12 218 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
13 165 (1.34%) Google
14 143 (1.16%) Ab Initio
15 141 (1.14%) Sybase
16 134 (1.09%) HP
17 123 (1.00%) Netezza
18 110 (0.89%) Siebel
19 103 (0.84%) VMware
20 89 (0.72%) Apple
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