Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 8,573 10,933 10,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.56% 6.63% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 7.24% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7,104 8,718 8,773
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £79,525 £76,400 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% -

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 140,420 151,023 166,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,581 120,047 140,346
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -6 3,985 £60,000 +7.14% 507
North of England -10 1,290 £45,000 +5.88% 251
South East -26 1,207 £50,000 +5.26% 203
Midlands 0 834 £42,500 +6.25% 155
South West -15 760 £42,500 -5.56% 110
North West -7 753 £45,000 +12.50% 131
West Midlands -4 498 £42,500 +6.25% 92
East of England -9 440 £45,000 +5.88% 73
Yorkshire -4 439 £45,000 +5.88% 81
East Midlands +5 334 £43,500 +8.75% 63
North East -12 114 £41,500 -7.78% 39
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 4,707 (54.90%) SQL
2 3,448 (40.22%) SQL Server
3 3,005 (35.05%) Microsoft
4 2,858 (33.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2,742 (31.98%) Finance
6 2,632 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,600 (30.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,390 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2,299 (26.82%) Power BI
10 2,099 (24.48%) Analytics
11 1,934 (22.56%) ETL
12 1,874 (21.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,638 (19.11%) T-SQL
14 1,519 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,439 (16.79%) Tableau
16 1,308 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
17 1,256 (14.65%) C#
18 1,251 (14.59%) Visualisation
19 1,226 (14.30%) .NET
20 1,207 (14.08%) Degree
21 1,179 (13.75%) SAP
22 1,166 (13.60%) Data Modelling
23 1,048 (12.22%) Oracle
24 1,030 (12.01%) Marketing
25 890 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
26 885 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
27 850 (9.91%) Big Data
28 821 (9.58%) Python
29 799 (9.32%) JavaScript
30 761 (8.88%) Scrum

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
1 400 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 265 (3.09%) SAS
3 241 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 161 (1.88%) IIS
5 146 (1.70%) Confluence
6 84 (0.98%) Apache
7 69 (0.80%) CMS
8 61 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 43 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 35 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 31 (0.36%) MS Exchange
14 25 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 23 (0.27%) Skype for Business
16 20 (0.23%) NetWeaver
17 19 (0.22%) NServiceBus
18 18 (0.21%) WordPress
19 16 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 885 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 262 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 89 (1.04%) SPSS
5 83 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 34 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.21%) InVision
11 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (0.12%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.093%) Camtasia
13 8 (0.093%) Stata
14 5 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.047%) Flinto
16 3 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.035%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.035%) Fireworks
16 3 (0.035%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 189 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 101 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 100 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 99 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 75 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
7 62 (0.72%) NetSuite
8 58 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
9 48 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
10 41 (0.48%) SAP BPC
11 39 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
12 33 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 26 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
14 25 (0.29%) Markit EDM
14 25 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
15 24 (0.28%) SAP FI
16 22 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
16 22 (0.26%) SAP CO
16 22 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
17 16 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1,519 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 700 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
3 250 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 222 (2.59%) PaaS
5 217 (2.53%) SaaS
6 180 (2.10%) Office 365
7 135 (1.57%) IaaS
8 124 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 123 (1.43%) Amazon S3
10 117 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
10 117 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 87 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
12 86 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
13 82 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 80 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 77 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
16 71 (0.83%) Google Analytics
17 59 (0.69%) Serverless
18 56 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
19 50 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 75 (0.87%) Internet
2 56 (0.65%) Firewall
3 46 (0.54%) DNS
4 45 (0.52%) Network Security
5 41 (0.48%) SMS
6 34 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.34%) HTTP
8 25 (0.29%) DHCP
8 25 (0.29%) WAN
9 24 (0.28%) Intranet
10 20 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (0.23%) SAN
11 19 (0.22%) VLAN
12 18 (0.21%) Skype
12 18 (0.21%) VPN
13 15 (0.17%) LAN
14 14 (0.16%) WebEx
15 12 (0.14%) Wireless
16 11 (0.13%) AMQP
16 11 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,448 (40.22%) SQL Server
2 2,858 (33.34%) Data Warehouse
3 2,632 (30.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,600 (30.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,299 (26.82%) Power BI
6 1,874 (21.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 850 (9.91%) Big Data
8 613 (7.15%) QlikView
9 595 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
10 472 (5.51%) Relational Database
11 429 (5.00%) Data Lake
12 421 (4.91%) Hadoop
13 378 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 347 (4.05%) OLAP
15 327 (3.81%) NoSQL
16 324 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
17 297 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 295 (3.44%) MySQL
19 266 (3.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 258 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 374 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 318 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 305 (3.56%) JIRA
4 302 (3.52%) Visual Studio
5 220 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 198 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 192 (2.24%) TeamCity
8 158 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 153 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (0.73%) Selenium
11 56 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
12 51 (0.59%) JUnit
13 50 (0.58%) Maven
14 48 (0.56%) ERwin
14 48 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
15 44 (0.51%) Jasmine
15 44 (0.51%) Subversion
16 42 (0.49%) Bitbucket
17 35 (0.41%) Gradle
18 32 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 2,742 (31.98%) Finance
2 1,030 (12.01%) Marketing
3 756 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 708 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 684 (7.98%) Retail
6 607 (7.08%) Electronics
7 514 (6.00%) Advertising
8 375 (4.37%) Banking
9 252 (2.94%) Legal
10 123 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 118 (1.38%) Games
12 112 (1.31%) Law
13 90 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 76 (0.89%) Back Office
15 67 (0.78%) Publishing
16 58 (0.68%) Front Office
17 53 (0.62%) Automotive
18 44 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.38%) German Language
20 28 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,179 (37.08%) Developer
2 1,652 (19.27%) Analyst
3 1,492 (17.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 861 (10.04%) SQL Developer
5 751 (8.76%) Consultant
6 704 (8.21%) Architect
7 639 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 469 (5.47%) SQL BI Developer
9 435 (5.07%) Data Analyst
10 406 (4.74%) SSIS Developer
11 399 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 373 (4.35%) Business Developer
13 371 (4.33%) SSRS Developer
14 339 (3.95%) C# Developer
15 330 (3.85%) .NET Developer
16 298 (3.48%) Data Architect
17 297 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 269 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
19 267 (3.11%) Business Analyst
20 250 (2.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,226 (14.30%) .NET
2 690 (8.05%) HTML
3 478 (5.58%) CSS
4 462 (5.39%) ASP.NET
5 432 (5.04%) Web Services
6 377 (4.40%) AngularJS
7 295 (3.44%) .NET Framework
8 284 (3.31%) XML
9 275 (3.21%) jQuery
10 253 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 231 (2.69%) HTML5
12 227 (2.65%) React
13 218 (2.54%) MDX
14 216 (2.52%) REST
15 201 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 196 (2.29%) Entity Framework
17 165 (1.92%) JSON
18 163 (1.90%) WCF
19 157 (1.83%) Node.js
19 157 (1.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1,308 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 446 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 331 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
4 315 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 235 (2.74%) User Experience
6 203 (2.37%) Data Structures
7 188 (2.19%) Fintech
8 176 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 163 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 142 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 130 (1.52%) NHS
12 122 (1.42%) Replication
13 92 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 87 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 79 (0.92%) Private Cloud
16 77 (0.90%) Reinsurance
17 70 (0.82%) Equities
18 64 (0.75%) Clustering
19 62 (0.72%) Derivative
20 59 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 544 (6.35%) Windows
2 451 (5.26%) Linux
3 226 (2.64%) Unix
4 182 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 75 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 58 (0.68%) Android
9 34 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 30 (0.35%) Solaris
11 29 (0.34%) AIX
12 25 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.28%) HPUX
13 24 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.22%) CentOS
16 17 (0.20%) SUSE
17 13 (0.15%) Fedora
18 7 (0.082%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,390 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2,099 (24.48%) Analytics
3 1,934 (22.56%) ETL
4 1,251 (14.59%) Visualisation
5 1,166 (13.60%) Data Modelling
6 890 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
7 761 (8.88%) Scrum
8 712 (8.31%) Data Visualisation
9 702 (8.19%) Data Analysis
10 651 (7.59%) Project Management
11 635 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 633 (7.38%) Programme Management
13 623 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
14 573 (6.68%) CRM
15 565 (6.59%) Data Analytics
16 544 (6.35%) Data Science
17 516 (6.02%) Data Management
18 483 (5.63%) MVC
19 479 (5.59%) DevOps
20 478 (5.58%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,707 (54.90%) SQL
2 1,638 (19.11%) T-SQL
3 1,256 (14.65%) C#
4 821 (9.58%) Python
5 799 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 751 (8.76%) Java
7 356 (4.15%) R
8 348 (4.06%) PL/SQL
9 327 (3.81%) VBA
10 276 (3.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 264 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 180 (2.10%) C++
13 147 (1.71%) Ruby
14 141 (1.64%) PHP
15 137 (1.60%) Perl
16 121 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 119 (1.39%) Shell Script
18 114 (1.33%) C
18 114 (1.33%) VB
19 94 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,207 (14.08%) Degree
2 279 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 208 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 191 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 156 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (0.85%) ISEB
7 52 (0.61%) MCSE
8 51 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 48 (0.56%) PhD
10 47 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 44 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (0.47%) PMP
13 39 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 39 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
14 33 (0.38%) MCSA
15 30 (0.35%) CISSP
16 26 (0.30%) ISTQB
16 26 (0.30%) MCPD
17 25 (0.29%) AWS Certification
18 24 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (5.44%) Data Quality
2 305 (3.56%) QA
3 153 (1.78%) GDPR
4 137 (1.60%) PMO
5 80 (0.93%) SLA
6 50 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.17%) IFRS
11 13 (0.15%) FATCA
11 13 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.14%) MiFID
13 11 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
14 9 (0.10%) EMIR
14 9 (0.10%) IFRS 9
15 8 (0.093%) COBIT
16 5 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
16 5 (0.058%) PSD2
17 4 (0.047%) PMBOK
System Software
1 235 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 162 (1.89%) Docker
3 116 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 61 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 45 (0.52%) HDFS
7 32 (0.37%) vSphere
8 23 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 19 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.082%) XenApp
12 6 (0.070%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.070%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.047%) KVM
14 4 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.047%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.047%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 172 (2.01%) Ansible
2 82 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 70 (0.82%) Puppet
4 54 (0.63%) Terraform
5 46 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.45%) SCCM
7 36 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 31 (0.36%) Automic
9 23 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 18 (0.21%) Dollar Universe
11 17 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 14 (0.16%) Nagios
13 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
13 12 (0.14%) SCOM
14 11 (0.13%) Oozie
15 10 (0.12%) HP ALM
15 10 (0.12%) SCVMM
16 9 (0.10%) Ambari
17 8 (0.093%) Docker Swarm
17 8 (0.093%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3,005 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 1,439 (16.79%) Tableau
3 1,179 (13.75%) SAP
4 1,048 (12.22%) Oracle
5 372 (4.34%) Cognos
6 243 (2.83%) Informatica
7 237 (2.76%) Google
8 183 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
9 154 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 138 (1.61%) Talend
11 137 (1.60%) IBM
12 130 (1.52%) VMware
13 109 (1.27%) Alteryx
14 97 (1.13%) Adobe
15 81 (0.94%) New Relic
16 79 (0.92%) Trend Micro
17 61 (0.71%) Teradata
18 56 (0.65%) Cloudera
19 53 (0.62%) TIBCO
20 52 (0.61%) HP