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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 35 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6596 6179 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.96% 5.33% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 6.47% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 5068 5363
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
92059 95447 88938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.31% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74661 76531 73298
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 6102 £50,000 - 948
London +11 2951 £57,500 +4.54% 395
South East +5 1141 £46,000 -3.15% 164
City of London -1 656 £57,500 +4.54% 141
Yorkshire +4 504 £40,000 - 73
West Yorkshire +6 408 £40,000 - 42
South West -6 324 £40,000 -11.11% 93
North West -8 311 £40,000 +4.57% 84
Berkshire -6 306 £52,500 +7.14% 34
Leeds +6 292 £40,000 - 34
West Midlands -8 291 £45,000 +5.57% 56
East of England +17 288 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Hampshire +3 236 £45,000 +2.27% 17
East Midlands +46 222 £41,500 +3.75% 26
Surrey +9 218 £46,500 -7.00% 28
Manchester -1 191 £40,000 - 48
Scotland -10 136 £44,000 -5.37% 31
Wales +39 126 £38,000 +13.43% 13
Reading -17 125 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South Wales +40 118 £38,000 +13.43% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 112 £44,000 +10.00% 22
Nottinghamshire +37 107 £41,500 +1.84% 8
Nottingham +31 101 £41,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +36 97 £48,750 +8.33% 16
Gloucestershire +34 92 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Hertfordshire +4 92 £47,500 +9.19% 8
Birmingham 0 91 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Bristol -11 91 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Cheshire -13 84 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Milton Keynes +28 79 £41,250 +3.12% 13

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6186 (48.98%) SQL
2 4558 (36.09%) SQL Server
3 4318 (34.19%) Data Warehouse
4 4042 (32.00%) Finance
5 3631 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3512 (27.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3397 (26.90%) Microsoft
8 3094 (24.50%) ETL
9 2790 (22.09%) Oracle
10 2692 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2319 (18.36%) T-SQL
12 2225 (17.62%) MS Excel
13 2139 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
14 2063 (16.33%) Analytics
15 1991 (15.76%) SAP
16 1986 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
17 1614 (12.78%) Data Modelling
18 1542 (12.21%) Degree
19 1538 (12.18%) .NET
20 1536 (12.16%) Business Objects
21 1313 (10.40%) C#
22 1273 (10.08%) Project Management
23 1245 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
24 1224 (9.69%) CRM
25 1157 (9.16%) SharePoint
26 1145 (9.07%) Cognos
27 1073 (8.50%) Retail
28 1070 (8.47%) QlikView
29 994 (7.87%) Data Analysis
30 978 (7.74%) Marketing

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1157 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 742 (5.87%) SAS
3 207 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 142 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 127 (1.01%) NetWeaver
6 116 (0.92%) IIS
7 108 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 99 (0.78%) CMS
9 84 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 78 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 74 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 64 (0.51%) Apache
13 60 (0.48%) Apache Pig
14 57 (0.45%) Lync
15 56 (0.44%) Node.js
16 55 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 53 (0.42%) Documentum
18 36 (0.29%) MS Exchange
19 33 (0.26%) JBoss
19 33 (0.26%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2225 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 360 (2.85%) MS Office
3 328 (2.60%) PowerPivot
4 249 (1.97%) SPSS
5 164 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 140 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 102 (0.81%) MS Project
8 37 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 27 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 20 (0.16%) FastStats
11 16 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.048%) LaTeX
13 6 (0.048%) Stata
13 6 (0.048%) InDesign
14 5 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.016%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.016%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.008%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 486 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 348 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 332 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 289 (2.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 245 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 224 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 219 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
8 217 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
9 207 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
10 169 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
11 157 (1.24%) SAP FI
12 154 (1.22%) SAP BPC
13 142 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
14 125 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
15 123 (0.97%) SAP CO
16 121 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
17 118 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
18 116 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
19 90 (0.71%) Google Analytics
20 87 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 328 (2.60%) SaaS
2 228 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (0.63%) Office 365
5 55 (0.44%) PaaS
6 50 (0.40%) IaaS
7 42 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 25 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.079%) GitHub
12 9 (0.071%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.055%) Force.com
13 7 (0.055%) Taleo
13 7 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.055%) Yammer
13 7 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.048%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.048%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.032%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 109 (0.86%) Internet
2 94 (0.74%) Firewall
3 64 (0.51%) Intranet
4 63 (0.50%) SAN
5 56 (0.44%) LAN
6 53 (0.42%) DNS
7 51 (0.40%) WAN
8 45 (0.36%) Unified Communications
9 38 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 33 (0.26%) HTTP
11 32 (0.25%) SSL
12 29 (0.23%) NAS
13 28 (0.22%) Wireless
13 28 (0.22%) VPN
14 23 (0.18%) MPLS
14 23 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (0.16%) DHCP
15 20 (0.16%) LDAP
16 19 (0.15%) IPsec
17 17 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4558 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 4318 (34.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3631 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3512 (27.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2692 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1245 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1070 (8.47%) QlikView
8 953 (7.55%) Big Data
9 865 (6.85%) Relational Database
10 829 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 799 (6.33%) OLAP
12 798 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 696 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
14 634 (5.02%) Oracle Database
15 546 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 540 (4.28%) SAP BI
17 536 (4.24%) SAP BW
18 503 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
19 496 (3.93%) Data Mining
20 468 (3.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 293 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 291 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 230 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 157 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 155 (1.23%) Moq
6 141 (1.12%) Toad
7 115 (0.91%) NUnit
8 114 (0.90%) Subversion
9 113 (0.89%) JIRA
10 97 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
11 82 (0.65%) ReSharper
12 71 (0.56%) SoapUI
13 66 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 63 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
15 51 (0.40%) ERwin
16 49 (0.39%) Selenium
17 46 (0.36%) MSTest
18 45 (0.36%) SpecFlow
19 41 (0.32%) TeamCity
20 37 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 4042 (32.00%) Finance
2 1073 (8.50%) Retail
3 978 (7.74%) Marketing
4 703 (5.57%) Banking
5 692 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 687 (5.44%) Telecoms
7 364 (2.88%) Legal
8 322 (2.55%) Electronics
9 236 (1.87%) Games
10 191 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 187 (1.48%) Advertising
12 134 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 114 (0.90%) Law
14 113 (0.89%) Billing
15 110 (0.87%) Back Office
16 109 (0.86%) General Ledger
17 93 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 89 (0.70%) Front Office
19 83 (0.66%) Publishing
20 62 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4145 (32.82%) Developer
2 2882 (22.82%) Analyst
3 1806 (14.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1738 (13.76%) Consultant
5 1090 (8.63%) Business Analyst
6 1045 (8.27%) Architect
7 853 (6.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 669 (5.30%) SQL Developer
9 626 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 602 (4.77%) Business Developer
11 574 (4.54%) DBA
12 533 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 469 (3.71%) Data Analyst
14 423 (3.35%) Project Manager
15 420 (3.33%) SQL DBA
16 388 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
17 384 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
18 341 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
19 339 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
20 322 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1538 (12.18%) .NET
2 705 (5.58%) ASP.NET
3 693 (5.49%) HTML
4 496 (3.93%) MDX
5 477 (3.78%) XML
6 476 (3.77%) CSS
7 444 (3.52%) Web Services
8 315 (2.49%) .NET Framework
9 297 (2.35%) WCF
10 266 (2.11%) jQuery
11 238 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 229 (1.81%) WPF
13 221 (1.75%) HTML5
14 159 (1.26%) Middleware
15 134 (1.06%) Entity Framework
16 124 (0.98%) RESTful
17 119 (0.94%) XSLT
18 108 (0.86%) WinForms
18 108 (0.86%) Ajax
19 103 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1986 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 687 (5.44%) Visualisation
3 656 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 497 (3.94%) Data Integration
5 469 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 308 (2.44%) DTV
7 297 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 276 (2.19%) Clustering
9 273 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 253 (2.00%) Statistics
11 222 (1.76%) Replication
12 221 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 191 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 158 (1.25%) Open Source
15 152 (1.20%) FMCG
16 149 (1.18%) Social Media
17 130 (1.03%) NHS
18 118 (0.93%) Data Extraction
19 110 (0.87%) User Experience
20 74 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 709 (5.61%) Windows
2 482 (3.82%) Linux
3 431 (3.41%) UNIX
4 106 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 86 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (0.55%) Android
7 63 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 50 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.21%) Solaris
12 24 (0.19%) AIX
13 23 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.14%) CentOS
15 18 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 17 (0.13%) HPUX
17 8 (0.063%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.055%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3094 (24.50%) ETL
2 2139 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 2063 (16.33%) Analytics
4 1614 (12.78%) Data Modelling
5 1273 (10.08%) Project Management
6 1224 (9.69%) CRM
7 994 (7.87%) Data Analysis
8 889 (7.04%) ERP
9 861 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 858 (6.79%) Data Management
11 774 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
12 754 (5.97%) Scrum
13 725 (5.74%) Business Analysis
14 531 (4.20%) E-Commerce
15 509 (4.03%) Mentoring
16 493 (3.90%) Workflow
17 492 (3.90%) ITIL
18 479 (3.79%) Kimball Methodology
19 465 (3.68%) Data Architecture
20 458 (3.63%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6186 (48.98%) SQL
2 2319 (18.36%) T-SQL
3 1313 (10.40%) C#
4 756 (5.99%) PL/SQL
5 736 (5.83%) Java
6 705 (5.58%) JavaScript
7 532 (4.21%) VBA
8 311 (2.46%) R
9 307 (2.43%) Python
10 253 (2.00%) ABAP
11 233 (1.84%) VB
12 221 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 158 (1.25%) C
14 154 (1.22%) Ruby
15 145 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 143 (1.13%) PHP
17 142 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 105 (0.83%) C++
19 99 (0.78%) Perl
20 70 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1542 (12.21%) Degree
2 427 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 264 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 232 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 167 (1.32%) SAP Certification
6 141 (1.12%) ISEB
7 102 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 83 (0.66%) PMP
9 72 (0.57%) MCP
10 65 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 64 (0.51%) MCITP
12 58 (0.46%) CIMA
13 57 (0.45%) ACCA
14 55 (0.44%) MCTS
15 49 (0.39%) PhD
16 42 (0.33%) MCSE
16 42 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
17 41 (0.32%) DV Cleared
18 40 (0.32%) AAT
18 40 (0.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (4.27%) QA
2 245 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 177 (1.40%) SLA
4 55 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 40 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 28 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.14%) Basel II
9 17 (0.13%) HL7
10 12 (0.095%) COBIT
11 10 (0.079%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.071%) GAAP
13 5 (0.040%) GxP
13 5 (0.040%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.024%) EMIR
14 3 (0.024%) MiFID
15 2 (0.016%) GAMP
15 2 (0.016%) P3O
16 1 (0.008%) Basel III
16 1 (0.008%) DICOM
System Software
1 120 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 99 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 83 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.30%) HDFS
5 34 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 29 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 25 (0.20%) Varnish
8 14 (0.11%) vSphere
9 13 (0.10%) vCloud
10 10 (0.079%) Xen
11 7 (0.055%) Docker
12 6 (0.048%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.040%) KVM
14 4 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.032%) UAG
14 4 (0.032%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.032%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.024%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 47 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (0.32%) Puppet
4 23 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 15 (0.12%) Ansible
8 13 (0.10%) SCCM
9 11 (0.087%) MOM
10 10 (0.079%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.071%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (0.071%) Salt
12 7 (0.055%) Oozie
12 7 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.055%) Control-M
12 7 (0.055%) Nagios
12 7 (0.055%) OPNET
12 7 (0.055%) SCOM
13 6 (0.048%) WSUS
13 6 (0.048%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3397 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 2790 (22.09%) Oracle
3 1991 (15.76%) SAP
4 1536 (12.16%) Business Objects
5 1145 (9.07%) Cognos
6 847 (6.71%) Tableau
7 685 (5.42%) Informatica
8 452 (3.58%) IBM
9 346 (2.74%) Teradata
10 254 (2.01%) Hyperion
11 253 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
12 223 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
13 168 (1.33%) Google
14 147 (1.16%) Ab Initio
15 140 (1.11%) Sybase
16 117 (0.93%) VMware
17 116 (0.92%) HP
18 111 (0.88%) Siebel
19 109 (0.86%) Netezza
20 97 (0.77%) Talend
Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 20%+ Pension, 27 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 OTE + excellent benefits/incentives
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £10000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Competitive salary DOE + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago