Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,259 5,992 8,029
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.29% 5.35% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 5.81% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,306 5,131 7,077
Median annual salary £53,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%

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 62,841 103,080 127,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.74% 92.02% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49,769 83,351 102,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.28% +5.00%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in England.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +9 1,870 £65,000 +4.00% 263
North of England +9 682 £45,000 -5.26% 124
South East +15 644 £50,000 -9.09% 86
South West -3 398 £45,000 - 64
Midlands +5 397 £45,000 +5.88% 102
North West +9 353 £47,500 - 79
Yorkshire +37 297 £43,000 -9.47% 30
West Midlands +8 267 £45,000 +3.45% 77
East of England +2 146 £51,500 -1.90% 49
East Midlands +17 129 £41,500 +10.67% 25
North East -24 32 £42,000 +1.20% 15
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 2,174 (51.04%) SQL
2 1,798 (42.22%) Power Platform
3 1,775 (41.68%) Power BI
4 1,519 (35.67%) Finance
5 1,314 (30.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1,279 (30.03%) Analytics
7 1,249 (29.33%) Azure
8 1,126 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1,108 (26.02%) Microsoft
10 1,085 (25.48%) SQL Server
11 1,016 (23.86%) ETL
12 906 (21.27%) Python
13 863 (20.26%) Marketing
14 856 (20.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 836 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 801 (18.81%) Visualisation
17 740 (17.37%) SAP
18 730 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
19 698 (16.39%) Public Sector
20 690 (16.20%) Tableau
21 656 (15.40%) Data Modelling
22 654 (15.36%) Manufacturing
23 622 (14.60%) Digital Marketing
24 611 (14.35%) Programme Management
25 610 (14.32%) Telecoms
26 608 (14.28%) AWS
27 588 (13.81%) Electronics
28 523 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 511 (12.00%) Degree
30 474 (11.13%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 233 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 124 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 72 (1.69%) Apache
4 64 (1.50%) SAS
5 60 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
6 46 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (0.85%) CMS
8 30 (0.70%) Confluence
9 23 (0.54%) IIS
9 23 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.40%) WordPress
11 16 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 16 (0.38%) Mule
11 16 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
12 15 (0.35%) Luigi
12 15 (0.35%) Mule ESB
13 14 (0.33%) Drupal
13 14 (0.33%) JBoss
14 13 (0.31%) Apache Synapse
15 12 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 474 (11.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.38%) Zeplin
7 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.21%) Sketch
8 9 (0.21%) SPSS
9 6 (0.14%) InVision
10 4 (0.094%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.070%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.070%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.047%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.023%) Mathcad
13 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.023%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 83 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.35%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.23%) Infor M3
8 10 (0.23%) Maximo
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.21%) Sage 1000
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.14%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1,798 (42.22%) Power Platform
2 1,249 (29.33%) Azure
3 608 (14.28%) AWS
4 295 (6.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 272 (6.39%) GCP
6 198 (4.65%) SaaS
7 179 (4.20%) Microsoft 365
8 160 (3.76%) PowerApps
9 139 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
10 114 (2.68%) Power Automate
11 96 (2.25%) PaaS
12 76 (1.78%) Serverless
13 70 (1.64%) IaaS
14 69 (1.62%) Google Analytics
15 53 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
16 49 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
16 49 (1.15%) Amazon S3
17 47 (1.10%) Logic Apps
18 45 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
19 32 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.29%) Firewall
2 28 (0.66%) DNS
3 18 (0.42%) Skype
4 17 (0.40%) Network Security
5 16 (0.38%) Internet
5 16 (0.38%) VPN
6 15 (0.35%) DHCP
7 12 (0.28%) SMS
8 11 (0.26%) SAN
8 11 (0.26%) Unified Communications
8 11 (0.26%) VoIP
9 8 (0.19%) Intranet
10 7 (0.16%) HTTP
10 7 (0.16%) LAN
11 6 (0.14%) Broadband
11 6 (0.14%) DMARC
11 6 (0.14%) FTP
11 6 (0.14%) NAS
11 6 (0.14%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,775 (41.68%) Power BI
2 1,314 (30.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1,085 (25.48%) SQL Server
4 856 (20.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 836 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 690 (16.20%) Tableau
7 523 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 353 (8.29%) Data Lake
9 309 (7.26%) Big Data
10 292 (6.86%) Relational Database
11 214 (5.02%) Azure SQL Database
12 189 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 177 (4.16%) Snowflake Schema
14 173 (4.06%) QlikView
15 168 (3.94%) Looker
16 165 (3.87%) NoSQL
17 145 (3.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 141 (3.31%) MySQL
19 131 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
20 118 (2.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 191 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 113 (2.65%) JIRA
3 91 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 70 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 28 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 23 (0.54%) GitLab
8 19 (0.45%) JUnit
8 19 (0.45%) Maven
8 19 (0.45%) Postman
8 19 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (0.42%) gulp
10 16 (0.38%) Grunt
10 16 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 16 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
12 14 (0.33%) Selenium
13 13 (0.31%) ERwin
13 13 (0.31%) NUnit
14 12 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,519 (35.67%) Finance
2 863 (20.26%) Marketing
3 698 (16.39%) Public Sector
4 654 (15.36%) Manufacturing
5 610 (14.32%) Telecoms
6 588 (13.81%) Electronics
7 164 (3.85%) Legal
8 156 (3.66%) Retail
9 133 (3.12%) Banking
10 91 (2.14%) Law
11 70 (1.64%) Games
12 50 (1.17%) Advertising
13 31 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.54%) Billing
16 21 (0.49%) Local Government
17 19 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.45%) Back Office
17 19 (0.45%) Front Office
18 15 (0.35%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,153 (27.07%) Developer
2 865 (20.31%) Analyst
3 497 (11.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 398 (9.34%) Data Engineer
5 332 (7.80%) Data Analyst
6 280 (6.57%) Consultant
7 279 (6.55%) Architect
8 275 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 183 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 168 (3.94%) SQL Developer
11 161 (3.78%) Data Architect
12 141 (3.31%) Power BI Developer
13 114 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
14 110 (2.58%) Business Analyst
15 102 (2.39%) Azure Engineer
16 100 (2.35%) Junior
17 97 (2.28%) Software Engineer
17 97 (2.28%) SQL Analyst
18 89 (2.09%) Data Manager
18 89 (2.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (7.04%) .NET
2 245 (5.75%) HTML
3 195 (4.58%) CSS
4 150 (3.52%) REST
5 147 (3.45%) Web Services
6 139 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 132 (3.10%) XML
8 90 (2.11%) ASP.NET
9 88 (2.07%) Kafka
10 87 (2.04%) JSON
11 86 (2.02%) React
12 76 (1.78%) SOAP
13 64 (1.50%) .NET Framework
14 62 (1.46%) .NET Core
15 61 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (1.31%) jQuery
17 51 (1.20%) RESTful
18 44 (1.03%) HTML5
19 43 (1.01%) Node.js
20 42 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 730 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (3.92%) User Experience
3 156 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 124 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 96 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 89 (2.09%) Algorithms
7 81 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 79 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 65 (1.53%) NHS
10 54 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (1.13%) Cloud Native
12 39 (0.92%) Virtual Team
13 34 (0.80%) Clustering
14 33 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
14 33 (0.77%) Blog
15 29 (0.68%) Data Centre
16 28 (0.66%) Reinsurance
16 28 (0.66%) Social Media
17 27 (0.63%) Reference Data
18 24 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 200 (4.70%) Linux
2 161 (3.78%) Windows
3 60 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 44 (1.03%) Unix
5 21 (0.49%) CentOS
6 19 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.21%) Android
11 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.070%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.070%) VMS
16 2 (0.047%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.023%) Solaris
17 1 (0.023%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,279 (30.03%) Analytics
2 1,126 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,016 (23.86%) ETL
4 801 (18.81%) Visualisation
5 656 (15.40%) Data Modelling
6 622 (14.60%) Digital Marketing
7 611 (14.35%) Programme Management
8 461 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
9 444 (10.42%) DevOps
10 440 (10.33%) Data Visualisation
11 397 (9.32%) Data Analytics
12 392 (9.20%) Data Analysis
13 377 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 361 (8.48%) Data Science
15 331 (7.77%) Migration
16 311 (7.30%) Scrum
17 289 (6.79%) Decision-Making
18 283 (6.64%) Machine Learning
19 274 (6.43%) Data Management
20 267 (6.27%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2,174 (51.04%) SQL
2 906 (21.27%) Python
3 451 (10.59%) T-SQL
4 359 (8.43%) C#
5 329 (7.72%) JavaScript
6 281 (6.60%) Java
7 261 (6.13%) R
8 148 (3.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 111 (2.61%) C++
10 101 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 81 (1.90%) VBA
13 77 (1.81%) C
14 57 (1.34%) Scala
15 56 (1.31%) PHP
16 51 (1.20%) Go
16 51 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 41 (0.96%) VB
18 33 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 26 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 511 (12.00%) Degree
2 206 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 38 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
8 26 (0.61%) CISSP
8 26 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 21 (0.49%) CRISC
10 20 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
10 20 (0.47%) PhD
11 19 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.28%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.26%) ACCA
14 11 (0.26%) CCNA
15 10 (0.23%) ISEB
15 10 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (7.00%) Data Quality
2 173 (4.06%) QA
3 142 (3.33%) GDPR
4 63 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.99%) SLA
6 38 (0.89%) NIST
7 26 (0.61%) PMO
8 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.19%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.070%) COSO
13 3 (0.070%) IFRS
13 3 (0.070%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.070%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.070%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.070%) P3O
System Software
1 131 (3.08%) Docker
2 101 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.16%) HDFS
7 5 (0.12%) XenApp
8 3 (0.070%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.070%) KVM
8 3 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.047%) Firmware
9 2 (0.047%) Snort
9 2 (0.047%) Squid
10 1 (0.023%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.023%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.023%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.023%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 122 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 76 (1.78%) Terraform
3 42 (0.99%) Puppet
4 31 (0.73%) Ansible
5 30 (0.70%) SCCM
6 24 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
9 14 (0.33%) Grafana
9 14 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.26%) Kibana
11 10 (0.23%) Istio
12 9 (0.21%) Packer
13 8 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.16%) Argo
14 7 (0.16%) Knative
14 7 (0.16%) linkerd
15 4 (0.094%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,108 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 740 (17.37%) SAP
3 296 (6.95%) Google
4 220 (5.17%) Databricks
5 207 (4.86%) Oracle
6 152 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (2.14%) Informatica
8 83 (1.95%) Cognos
9 75 (1.76%) Talend
10 57 (1.34%) Alteryx
11 52 (1.22%) VMware
12 35 (0.82%) Teradata
13 34 (0.80%) JD Edwards
14 32 (0.75%) Cisco
15 31 (0.73%) IBM
16 30 (0.70%) Splunk
17 26 (0.61%) Red Hat
18 24 (0.56%) MuleSoft
19 22 (0.52%) ServiceNow
20 21 (0.49%) Adobe