Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 43 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 7,492 8,559 10,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.91% 5.59% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 6.08% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,412 7,126 8,497
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 116,826 140,723 151,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.14% 91.83% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,785 112,928 120,577
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 3,572 £60,000 - 393
South East +4 1,124 £50,000 - 169
North of England -1 1,035 £42,500 -5.56% 262
South West +1 700 £47,500 +11.76% 108
Midlands -6 697 £44,500 +2.30% 165
North West +2 649 £42,500 -5.56% 145
West Midlands +4 431 £44,000 -2.22% 117
East of England +15 329 £45,000 - 87
Yorkshire -14 327 £42,500 -5.56% 96
East Midlands -4 261 £44,500 +2.30% 46
North East -18 59 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 4,088 (54.56%) SQL
2 2,862 (38.20%) Power Platform
3 2,841 (37.92%) Power BI
4 2,509 (33.49%) SQL Server
5 2,431 (32.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2,345 (31.30%) Analytics
7 2,314 (30.89%) Finance
8 2,114 (28.22%) Microsoft
9 2,105 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
10 2,086 (27.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1,835 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1,732 (23.12%) ETL
13 1,635 (21.82%) Azure
14 1,415 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1,335 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
16 1,311 (17.50%) Tableau
17 1,287 (17.18%) Visualisation
18 1,255 (16.75%) Python
19 1,234 (16.47%) Data Modelling
20 1,140 (15.22%) T-SQL
21 1,110 (14.82%) Marketing
22 1,029 (13.73%) SAP
23 893 (11.92%) C#
24 874 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
25 792 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
26 771 (10.29%) Degree
27 760 (10.14%) Public Sector
28 753 (10.05%) .NET
29 744 (9.93%) Manufacturing
30 737 (9.84%) Oracle

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 419 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 290 (3.87%) Apache Spark
3 174 (2.32%) SAS
4 131 (1.75%) Apache
5 73 (0.97%) Confluence
6 64 (0.85%) CMS
7 60 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
8 57 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 56 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 53 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 51 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 34 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 27 (0.36%) WordPress
14 26 (0.35%) ArcGIS
15 25 (0.33%) Apache Pig
15 25 (0.33%) IIS
16 24 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (0.25%) Skype for Business
18 14 (0.19%) Drupal
18 14 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 792 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 242 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 100 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 42 (0.56%) SPSS
7 34 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.24%) Sketch
9 16 (0.21%) Figma
10 14 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.13%) Stata
13 9 (0.12%) InVision
13 9 (0.12%) Marvel
14 7 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.053%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.053%) Moqups
16 3 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
17 2 (0.027%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 154 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 78 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 56 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 49 (0.65%) NetSuite
6 48 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 41 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 35 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
9 30 (0.40%) SAP ERP
10 29 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
11 28 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
12 21 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
12 21 (0.28%) SAP BPC
13 19 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
13 19 (0.25%) Workday HCM
14 15 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
14 15 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
15 14 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
16 13 (0.17%) FastStats
16 13 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2,862 (38.20%) Power Platform
2 1,635 (21.82%) Azure
3 728 (9.72%) AWS
4 273 (3.64%) Office 365
5 271 (3.62%) Azure Data Factory
6 259 (3.46%) GCP
7 225 (3.00%) SaaS
8 196 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
9 156 (2.08%) PaaS
10 149 (1.99%) PowerApps
11 121 (1.62%) Serverless
12 112 (1.49%) Amazon S3
13 92 (1.23%) Google Analytics
14 78 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
15 65 (0.87%) IaaS
16 64 (0.85%) GitHub
17 59 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
18 44 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
19 42 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
20 41 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 72 (0.96%) DNS
2 68 (0.91%) Firewall
3 61 (0.81%) DHCP
4 36 (0.48%) Network Security
5 34 (0.45%) Skype
6 33 (0.44%) VPN
7 32 (0.43%) Internet
8 23 (0.31%) Intranet
8 23 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 21 (0.28%) SAN
10 17 (0.23%) WAN
10 17 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.20%) HTTP
12 13 (0.17%) NetScaler
12 13 (0.17%) VLAN
13 12 (0.16%) SSL
13 12 (0.16%) Wireless
14 11 (0.15%) FTP
14 11 (0.15%) RTMP
15 10 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,841 (37.92%) Power BI
2 2,509 (33.49%) SQL Server
3 2,431 (32.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2,086 (27.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,835 (24.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,415 (18.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 717 (9.57%) Big Data
8 512 (6.83%) QlikView
9 426 (5.69%) Data Lake
10 392 (5.23%) Relational Database
11 381 (5.09%) Hadoop
12 378 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
13 313 (4.18%) NoSQL
14 292 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 264 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 232 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
17 210 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 206 (2.75%) OLAP
19 203 (2.71%) Looker
20 200 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 295 (3.94%) Git (software)
1 295 (3.94%) JIRA
2 245 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 181 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 106 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 91 (1.21%) Selenium
6 71 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 70 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 69 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
9 51 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 46 (0.61%) Subversion
11 45 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 42 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 41 (0.55%) Maven
14 36 (0.48%) Bitbucket
15 33 (0.44%) Jasmine
16 32 (0.43%) webpack
17 31 (0.41%) Cucumber
18 30 (0.40%) NUnit
18 30 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2,314 (30.89%) Finance
2 1,110 (14.82%) Marketing
3 760 (10.14%) Public Sector
4 744 (9.93%) Manufacturing
5 686 (9.16%) Telecoms
6 621 (8.29%) Electronics
7 531 (7.09%) Retail
8 256 (3.42%) Legal
9 250 (3.34%) Banking
10 112 (1.49%) Law
11 83 (1.11%) Advertising
12 59 (0.79%) Back Office
13 52 (0.69%) Publishing
14 40 (0.53%) Games
14 40 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 37 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (0.43%) Billing
17 28 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 28 (0.37%) Front Office
18 24 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,636 (35.18%) Developer
2 1,743 (23.26%) Analyst
3 1,406 (18.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 658 (8.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 615 (8.21%) SQL Developer
6 493 (6.58%) Data Analyst
7 448 (5.98%) Architect
8 411 (5.49%) Consultant
9 407 (5.43%) Data Engineer
10 356 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 315 (4.20%) SQL BI Developer
12 275 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 257 (3.43%) Business Developer
14 238 (3.18%) Data Architect
15 216 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 210 (2.80%) SQL Analyst
17 199 (2.66%) Power BI Developer
18 188 (2.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
19 180 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
19 180 (2.40%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (10.05%) .NET
2 344 (4.59%) HTML
3 330 (4.40%) ASP.NET
4 309 (4.12%) CSS
5 301 (4.02%) Web Services
6 225 (3.00%) MDX
7 208 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 185 (2.47%) REST
9 169 (2.26%) jQuery
10 162 (2.16%) RESTful
11 161 (2.15%) XML
12 146 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 142 (1.90%) JSON
14 141 (1.88%) Node.js
15 126 (1.68%) WCF
16 115 (1.53%) .NET Framework
17 114 (1.52%) Kafka
18 108 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 107 (1.43%) HTML5
20 102 (1.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1,335 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 213 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 176 (2.35%) User Experience
5 171 (2.28%) Algorithms
6 142 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 139 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 134 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 71 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 65 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 60 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 56 (0.75%) Replication
13 53 (0.71%) NHS
14 48 (0.64%) Public Cloud
15 46 (0.61%) Reinsurance
16 45 (0.60%) FMCG
17 42 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
18 41 (0.55%) Life Science
19 40 (0.53%) Clustering
20 36 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 345 (4.60%) Linux
2 340 (4.54%) Windows
3 206 (2.75%) Unix
4 117 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 57 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 28 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 22 (0.29%) Android
9 21 (0.28%) CentOS
10 18 (0.24%) VMS
11 16 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.16%) Solaris
14 11 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.080%) VME
17 5 (0.067%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,345 (31.30%) Analytics
2 2,105 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1,732 (23.12%) ETL
4 1,287 (17.18%) Visualisation
5 1,234 (16.47%) Data Modelling
6 874 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
7 724 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
8 681 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 671 (8.96%) Programme Management
10 596 (7.96%) Data Science
11 584 (7.79%) Data Analytics
12 573 (7.65%) Data Analysis
13 557 (7.43%) Project Management
14 522 (6.97%) DevOps
15 513 (6.85%) Data Management
16 511 (6.82%) CRM
17 501 (6.69%) Scrum
18 479 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 426 (5.69%) ERP
20 410 (5.47%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4,088 (54.56%) SQL
2 1,255 (16.75%) Python
3 1,140 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 893 (11.92%) C#
5 592 (7.90%) Java
6 504 (6.73%) R
7 496 (6.62%) JavaScript
8 475 (6.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 274 (3.66%) VBA
10 263 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 246 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 163 (2.18%) Scala
13 146 (1.95%) C++
14 136 (1.82%) C
15 112 (1.49%) PHP
16 94 (1.25%) VB
17 93 (1.24%) VB.NET
18 63 (0.84%) Go
19 59 (0.79%) Shell Script
20 58 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 771 (10.29%) Degree
2 199 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 172 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 117 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 108 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 54 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 48 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 46 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 36 (0.48%) ISEB
11 35 (0.47%) MCSA
12 31 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (0.40%) MCSE
14 29 (0.39%) PhD
15 28 (0.37%) APMP
15 28 (0.37%) DBS Check
16 26 (0.35%) CCNA
17 20 (0.27%) ACCA
17 20 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (6.21%) Data Quality
2 319 (4.26%) QA
3 134 (1.79%) GDPR
4 66 (0.88%) PMO
5 59 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (0.76%) SLA
7 16 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 13 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
10 9 (0.12%) HL7
11 7 (0.093%) NIST
11 7 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.080%) COBIT
12 6 (0.080%) GAAP
13 5 (0.067%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.067%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.040%) EMIR
15 3 (0.040%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 162 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 118 (1.58%) Docker
3 59 (0.79%) HDFS
4 56 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 17 (0.23%) XenApp
9 14 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.080%) vSphere
13 4 (0.053%) Firmware
13 4 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.040%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.027%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.027%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.013%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.013%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (0.96%) Terraform
2 65 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 57 (0.76%) Ansible
4 39 (0.52%) SCCM
5 35 (0.47%) Kibana
6 34 (0.45%) Puppet
7 33 (0.44%) Oozie
8 29 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (0.29%) SCOM
10 20 (0.27%) Automic
11 18 (0.24%) Control-M
12 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (0.20%) Nagios
13 15 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
14 14 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 13 (0.17%) SCOrch
16 12 (0.16%) Ambari
16 12 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
17 11 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,114 (28.22%) Microsoft
2 1,311 (17.50%) Tableau
3 1,029 (13.73%) SAP
4 737 (9.84%) Oracle
5 329 (4.39%) Google
6 227 (3.03%) Cognos
7 195 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 173 (2.31%) Informatica
9 153 (2.04%) IBM
10 148 (1.98%) Databricks
11 109 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
12 96 (1.28%) Talend
13 95 (1.27%) VMware
14 89 (1.19%) Adobe
15 88 (1.17%) Teradata
16 80 (1.07%) Alteryx
16 80 (1.07%) Splunk
17 70 (0.93%) Cloudera
18 61 (0.81%) Cisco
19 53 (0.71%) JD Edwards