Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 5,726 8,045 9,961
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.30% 5.86% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 6.36% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,851 7,006 8,995
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 99,359 126,591 152,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.18% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79,380 100,676 125,387
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 2,700 £62,500 +4.17% 270
South East -10 907 £55,000 +4.76% 163
North of England -8 765 £48,000 +9.71% 186
South West -3 520 £46,000 +2.22% 75
Midlands -12 488 £42,500 -5.56% 119
North West -4 451 £50,000 +11.11% 103
West Midlands -5 343 £44,000 -2.22% 96
East of England +14 311 £52,500 +10.53% 63
Yorkshire -3 248 £47,500 +11.76% 73
East Midlands -24 140 £37,500 -11.76% 23
North East -7 66 £40,000 +1.27% 10
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 3,330 (58.16%) SQL
2 2,372 (41.43%) Power Platform
3 2,362 (41.25%) Power BI
4 1,972 (34.44%) SQL Server
5 1,848 (32.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1,837 (32.08%) Analytics
7 1,670 (29.17%) Finance
8 1,602 (27.98%) Microsoft
9 1,459 (25.48%) ETL
10 1,453 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
11 1,375 (24.01%) Azure
12 1,359 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1,208 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
14 1,205 (21.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1,182 (20.64%) Tableau
16 1,159 (20.24%) Python
17 1,056 (18.44%) Data Modelling
18 1,026 (17.92%) Visualisation
19 866 (15.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 786 (13.73%) Degree
21 737 (12.87%) T-SQL
22 717 (12.52%) Data Analysis
23 698 (12.19%) Marketing
24 683 (11.93%) Oracle
25 663 (11.58%) Data Analytics
26 631 (11.02%) C#
27 596 (10.41%) AWS
28 572 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
29 570 (9.95%) Data Lake
30 565 (9.87%) .NET

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
1 259 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 239 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 147 (2.57%) SAS
4 88 (1.54%) Apache
5 77 (1.34%) Confluence
6 59 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
7 54 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (0.86%) IIS
9 46 (0.80%) CMS
10 42 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (0.33%) Jupyter
12 18 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 17 (0.30%) ArcGIS
14 16 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 16 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 15 (0.26%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
17 11 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 545 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 206 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.01%) SPSS
5 55 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.19%) Figma
8 11 (0.19%) Sketch
9 9 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.087%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.070%) Notepad++
13 3 (0.052%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.017%) Weka
14 1 (0.017%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 106 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 47 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 31 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 23 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
8 18 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
9 17 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.30%) Shopify
10 15 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 14 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
13 12 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
14 11 (0.19%) FastStats
15 10 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
15 10 (0.17%) Elite 3E
16 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2,372 (41.43%) Power Platform
2 1,375 (24.01%) Azure
3 596 (10.41%) AWS
4 265 (4.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 221 (3.86%) Office 365
6 208 (3.63%) SaaS
7 206 (3.60%) GCP
8 188 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
9 139 (2.43%) PaaS
10 103 (1.80%) PowerApps
11 74 (1.29%) Serverless
12 69 (1.21%) Google Analytics
13 68 (1.19%) IaaS
14 66 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
15 56 (0.98%) Amazon S3
16 49 (0.86%) Azure Stack
17 37 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
17 37 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
18 34 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.07%) Firewall
2 48 (0.84%) Internet
3 32 (0.56%) VPN
4 26 (0.45%) Skype
5 25 (0.44%) Intranet
6 24 (0.42%) DNS
7 15 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.24%) DHCP
9 13 (0.23%) SAN
9 13 (0.23%) WAN
10 11 (0.19%) LAN
11 10 (0.17%) Bluetooth
11 10 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (0.16%) Network Security
12 9 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.14%) NAS
13 8 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (0.14%) Wireless
14 6 (0.10%) SSL
15 5 (0.087%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,362 (41.25%) Power BI
2 1,972 (34.44%) SQL Server
3 1,848 (32.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1,359 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,205 (21.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 866 (15.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 570 (9.95%) Data Lake
8 530 (9.26%) Big Data
9 291 (5.08%) QlikView
10 289 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 273 (4.77%) Relational Database
12 257 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
13 225 (3.93%) Hadoop
14 221 (3.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 199 (3.48%) NoSQL
16 197 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
17 190 (3.32%) Amazon Redshift
18 187 (3.27%) Snowflake Schema
19 168 (2.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 163 (2.85%) Looker
Development Applications
1 264 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 189 (3.30%) JIRA
3 158 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 148 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 88 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 65 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 54 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 44 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 43 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 43 (0.75%) Selenium
10 36 (0.63%) SoapUI
11 29 (0.51%) JUnit
12 28 (0.49%) TeamCity
13 27 (0.47%) ERwin
13 27 (0.47%) Subversion
14 23 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
15 21 (0.37%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.37%) Maven
16 17 (0.30%) Toad
17 16 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 1,670 (29.17%) Finance
2 698 (12.19%) Marketing
3 410 (7.16%) Public Sector
4 370 (6.46%) Telecoms
5 355 (6.20%) Manufacturing
6 299 (5.22%) Electronics
7 272 (4.75%) Legal
8 251 (4.38%) Retail
9 165 (2.88%) Banking
10 137 (2.39%) Law
11 63 (1.10%) Advertising
12 50 (0.87%) Back Office
13 48 (0.84%) Games
14 40 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 40 (0.70%) Publishing
15 31 (0.54%) Automotive
16 23 (0.40%) Front Office
17 15 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.24%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,682 (29.37%) Developer
2 1,457 (25.45%) Analyst
3 853 (14.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 535 (9.34%) Data Analyst
5 523 (9.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 431 (7.53%) Architect
7 364 (6.36%) Data Engineer
8 338 (5.90%) Consultant
9 307 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 305 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 275 (4.80%) Data Architect
12 228 (3.98%) Business Analyst
13 206 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
14 192 (3.35%) .NET Developer
15 168 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
16 166 (2.90%) Business Developer
17 151 (2.64%) DBA
18 150 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Manager
19 147 (2.57%) Data Manager
20 138 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (9.87%) .NET
2 263 (4.59%) Web Services
3 256 (4.47%) HTML
4 206 (3.60%) CSS
5 196 (3.42%) ASP.NET
6 190 (3.32%) AngularJS
7 164 (2.86%) REST
8 136 (2.38%) React
9 134 (2.34%) MDX
10 130 (2.27%) XML
11 117 (2.04%) Kafka
12 110 (1.92%) SOAP
13 105 (1.83%) .NET Framework
14 103 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 102 (1.78%) .NET Core
16 100 (1.75%) jQuery
17 98 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 94 (1.64%) Node.js
19 91 (1.59%) RESTful
20 83 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1,208 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 304 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 195 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 192 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 149 (2.60%) User Experience
6 78 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
7 76 (1.33%) Reinsurance
8 75 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 58 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 53 (0.93%) Social Media
12 48 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
13 47 (0.82%) Mobile App
14 44 (0.77%) NHS
15 35 (0.61%) Clustering
16 32 (0.56%) Virtual Team
17 29 (0.51%) FMCG
18 27 (0.47%) Replication
18 27 (0.47%) Tandem
19 25 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 336 (5.87%) Windows
2 219 (3.82%) Linux
3 146 (2.55%) Unix
4 86 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 26 (0.45%) Android
6 25 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 21 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 17 (0.30%) CentOS
10 16 (0.28%) Solaris
11 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 10 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.10%) AIX
16 5 (0.087%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.070%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,837 (32.08%) Analytics
2 1,459 (25.48%) ETL
3 1,453 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1,056 (18.44%) Data Modelling
5 1,026 (17.92%) Visualisation
6 717 (12.52%) Data Analysis
7 663 (11.58%) Data Analytics
8 572 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
9 536 (9.36%) Data Visualisation
10 504 (8.80%) Data Science
11 488 (8.52%) DevOps
12 478 (8.35%) Project Management
13 416 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 414 (7.23%) Data Management
15 373 (6.51%) Migration
16 366 (6.39%) Machine Learning
17 363 (6.34%) CRM
18 335 (5.85%) Digital Marketing
19 322 (5.62%) Programme Management
20 316 (5.52%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 3,330 (58.16%) SQL
2 1,159 (20.24%) Python
3 737 (12.87%) T-SQL
4 631 (11.02%) C#
5 430 (7.51%) R
6 382 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 374 (6.53%) Java
8 270 (4.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 213 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 158 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 129 (2.25%) C
11 129 (2.25%) VBA
12 128 (2.24%) Scala
13 102 (1.78%) C++
14 70 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 62 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 61 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 60 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 56 (0.98%) VB
19 46 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 786 (13.73%) Degree
2 143 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 30 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (0.37%) MCSA
10 20 (0.35%) PhD
11 18 (0.31%) CISSP
11 18 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.28%) ISEB
13 15 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.24%) ACCA
14 14 (0.24%) DBS Check
14 14 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.24%) MCSE
15 13 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 198 (3.46%) QA
3 147 (2.57%) GDPR
4 93 (1.62%) GAAP
5 60 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (0.89%) PMO
7 46 (0.80%) SLA
8 28 (0.49%) Solvency II
9 15 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
10 14 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.19%) COBIT
11 11 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.14%) RMADS
14 5 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.070%) GLP
15 4 (0.070%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.052%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 116 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 116 (2.03%) Docker
2 35 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 34 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.49%) HDFS
5 26 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.45%) XenApp
6 24 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.31%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.12%) KVM
8 7 (0.12%) vSphere
9 6 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.017%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.017%) Firmware
11 1 (0.017%) Postfix
11 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 75 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 44 (0.77%) Ansible
2 44 (0.77%) Terraform
3 39 (0.68%) Kibana
4 38 (0.66%) Puppet
5 37 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.59%) SCCM
7 23 (0.40%) Oozie
8 10 (0.17%) Grafana
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.12%) Packer
10 7 (0.12%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.10%) Automic
11 6 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.070%) Salt
12 4 (0.070%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,602 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 1,182 (20.64%) Tableau
3 683 (11.93%) Oracle
4 506 (8.84%) SAP
5 239 (4.17%) Alteryx
6 232 (4.05%) Teradata
7 228 (3.98%) Google
8 198 (3.46%) Cadence
9 185 (3.23%) Blue Prism
9 185 (3.23%) UiPath
10 180 (3.14%) Automation Anywhere
11 178 (3.11%) Cognos
12 177 (3.09%) Informatica
13 154 (2.69%) Databricks
14 137 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
15 92 (1.61%) IBM
16 85 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
17 75 (1.31%) Talend
18 55 (0.96%) Adobe
19 52 (0.91%) VMware