Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 39 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,654 7,433 8,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.79% 5.87% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 6.36% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,585 6,807 7,523
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,552
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.01% +3.10%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 42,431 116,865 141,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.50% 92.24% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35,257 93,268 113,028
Median annual salary £55,350 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -5 1,216 £62,500 +4.17% 180
North of England -8 394 £47,000 +10.59% 143
South East +7 372 £52,500 +5.00% 99
South West +5 280 £45,000 -5.26% 38
Midlands +7 259 £47,500 +5.56% 72
North West -1 253 £47,500 +5.56% 100
West Midlands +5 185 £50,000 +11.11% 50
Yorkshire -3 113 £45,000 +5.88% 34
East of England +2 84 £45,100 +0.22% 35
East Midlands -10 74 £40,000 -11.11% 22
North East -5 28 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1,417 (53.39%) SQL
2 1,127 (42.46%) Power Platform
3 1,119 (42.16%) Power BI
4 863 (32.52%) Finance
5 810 (30.52%) Data Warehouse
6 756 (28.49%) Analytics
7 755 (28.45%) Microsoft
8 747 (28.15%) SQL Server
9 740 (27.88%) Azure
10 666 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
11 651 (24.53%) ETL
12 530 (19.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 496 (18.69%) Visualisation
14 493 (18.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 483 (18.20%) Tableau
16 469 (17.67%) Python
17 458 (17.26%) Data Modelling
18 430 (16.20%) Marketing
19 424 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
20 407 (15.34%) SAP
21 353 (13.30%) Manufacturing
22 344 (12.96%) Degree
23 339 (12.77%) Public Sector
24 330 (12.43%) AWS
25 322 (12.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 317 (11.94%) Telecoms
27 310 (11.68%) Programme Management
28 301 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
29 297 (11.19%) Electronics
30 291 (10.96%) T-SQL

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
1 143 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 82 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 61 (2.30%) SAS
4 53 (2.00%) Apache
5 37 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
6 36 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (1.02%) Confluence
8 23 (0.87%) IIS
9 22 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 18 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.38%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.38%) CMS
15 8 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.26%) Drupal
16 7 (0.26%) nginx
17 6 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 255 (9.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.34%) SPSS
6 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.23%) Figma
7 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.23%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.075%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.038%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 76 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.57%) SAP GTS
4 13 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.45%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 11 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.38%) Maximo
7 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.23%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.23%) Primavera
8 6 (0.23%) Sage X3
8 6 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,127 (42.46%) Power Platform
2 740 (27.88%) Azure
3 330 (12.43%) AWS
4 176 (6.63%) Azure Data Factory
4 176 (6.63%) GCP
5 134 (5.05%) SaaS
6 126 (4.75%) Office 365
7 112 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
8 101 (3.81%) PowerApps
9 72 (2.71%) PaaS
10 50 (1.88%) Google Analytics
11 41 (1.54%) IaaS
12 30 (1.13%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.94%) Power Automate
14 24 (0.90%) Serverless
15 23 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
16 19 (0.72%) Azure Stack
16 19 (0.72%) Logic Apps
17 17 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.07%) Firewall
2 45 (1.70%) Internet
3 15 (0.57%) DNS
4 14 (0.53%) VPN
5 13 (0.49%) DHCP
6 12 (0.45%) VoIP
7 11 (0.41%) WAN
8 10 (0.38%) SAN
9 9 (0.34%) LAN
10 8 (0.30%) Network Security
11 7 (0.26%) Broadband
11 7 (0.26%) Skype
11 7 (0.26%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.23%) Intranet
12 6 (0.23%) SMS
13 5 (0.19%) NAS
13 5 (0.19%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.19%) VLAN
13 5 (0.19%) Wireless
14 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,119 (42.16%) Power BI
2 810 (30.52%) Data Warehouse
3 747 (28.15%) SQL Server
4 530 (19.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 493 (18.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 483 (18.20%) Tableau
7 322 (12.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 282 (10.63%) Data Lake
9 260 (9.80%) Big Data
10 163 (6.14%) Relational Database
11 140 (5.28%) Azure SQL Database
12 134 (5.05%) Snowflake Schema
13 124 (4.67%) Looker
14 118 (4.45%) MySQL
15 117 (4.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 110 (4.14%) QlikView
17 102 (3.84%) BusinessObjects
18 95 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
19 91 (3.43%) OLAP
20 88 (3.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 80 (3.01%) JIRA
3 69 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 36 (1.36%) Selenium
5 33 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 31 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (0.64%) Cypress.io
8 15 (0.57%) Postman
9 14 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 13 (0.49%) NUnit
10 13 (0.49%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.45%) ERwin
11 12 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.34%) Fiddler
12 9 (0.34%) GitLab
12 9 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.34%) Subversion
13 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 863 (32.52%) Finance
2 430 (16.20%) Marketing
3 353 (13.30%) Manufacturing
4 339 (12.77%) Public Sector
5 317 (11.94%) Telecoms
6 297 (11.19%) Electronics
7 101 (3.81%) Retail
8 100 (3.77%) Legal
9 86 (3.24%) Banking
10 71 (2.68%) Law
11 34 (1.28%) Local Government
12 28 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (0.94%) Advertising
13 25 (0.94%) Back Office
14 17 (0.64%) Games
15 15 (0.57%) Front Office
16 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.30%) Billing
18 6 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 836 (31.50%) Developer
2 477 (17.97%) Analyst
3 363 (13.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 281 (10.59%) Data Engineer
5 200 (7.54%) Architect
6 179 (6.74%) Consultant
7 165 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 165 (6.22%) Data Analyst
7 165 (6.22%) SQL Developer
8 144 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 88 (3.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 87 (3.28%) Power BI Developer
11 82 (3.09%) SQL BI Developer
12 79 (2.98%) Lead Developer
13 77 (2.90%) Data Architect
14 76 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 75 (2.83%) Business Developer
16 74 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 70 (2.64%) SQL Analyst
18 69 (2.60%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (8.97%) .NET
2 135 (5.09%) HTML
3 110 (4.14%) CSS
4 104 (3.92%) REST
5 98 (3.69%) AngularJS
6 88 (3.32%) Web Services
7 70 (2.64%) ASP.NET
8 69 (2.60%) XML
9 63 (2.37%) React
10 53 (2.00%) JSON
11 51 (1.92%) MDX
12 50 (1.88%) SOAP
13 48 (1.81%) .NET Core
14 47 (1.77%) Kafka
15 40 (1.51%) RESTful
16 39 (1.47%) .NET Framework
17 35 (1.32%) HTML5
18 33 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (1.24%) Node.js
19 30 (1.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 424 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 73 (2.75%) User Experience
4 68 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 68 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (2.49%) Data Structures
6 49 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 46 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 44 (1.66%) NHS
9 28 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
10 26 (0.98%) Clustering
11 24 (0.90%) Blog
11 24 (0.90%) Social Media
12 22 (0.83%) Reinsurance
13 21 (0.79%) Internet of Things
14 18 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.64%) Cloud Native
15 17 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 15 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 117 (4.41%) Linux
2 108 (4.07%) Windows
3 49 (1.85%) Unix
4 31 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 21 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.60%) CentOS
7 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.41%) Android
9 9 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.11%) Debian
13 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Solaris
13 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.075%) VMS
14 2 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (28.49%) Analytics
2 666 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
3 651 (24.53%) ETL
4 496 (18.69%) Visualisation
5 458 (17.26%) Data Modelling
6 310 (11.68%) Programme Management
7 301 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
8 289 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
9 248 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
10 230 (8.67%) Data Analytics
10 230 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 226 (8.52%) Data Analysis
12 222 (8.36%) DevOps
13 205 (7.72%) Data Science
14 193 (7.27%) Scrum
15 188 (7.08%) CRM
16 184 (6.93%) Data Engineering
17 181 (6.82%) Data Management
18 171 (6.44%) Migration
19 160 (6.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,417 (53.39%) SQL
2 469 (17.67%) Python
3 291 (10.96%) T-SQL
4 222 (8.36%) C#
5 220 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 177 (6.67%) Java
7 139 (5.24%) R
8 80 (3.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 69 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 53 (2.00%) C
11 38 (1.43%) Scala
12 35 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 34 (1.28%) C++
13 34 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 34 (1.28%) VBA
14 33 (1.24%) TypeScript
15 26 (0.98%) Apex Code
16 25 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.83%) PHP
18 19 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 344 (12.96%) Degree
2 98 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.87%) SANS
7 21 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.49%) ISEB
10 12 (0.45%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.45%) MCSA
11 11 (0.41%) MCP
12 10 (0.38%) CCNA
12 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.34%) PhD
14 8 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.30%) MCSE
15 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 7 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (6.59%) Data Quality
2 96 (3.62%) QA
3 71 (2.68%) GDPR
4 35 (1.32%) SLA
5 22 (0.83%) PMO
6 20 (0.75%) COBIT
7 18 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.26%) IFRS
8 7 (0.26%) NIST
8 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.11%) P3O
10 3 (0.11%) SEPA
11 2 (0.075%) DICOM
11 2 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.30%) Docker
3 25 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.57%) HDFS
6 6 (0.23%) XenApp
7 5 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.075%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.075%) Firmware
10 2 (0.075%) NFS
10 2 (0.075%) Samba
10 2 (0.075%) Squid
10 2 (0.075%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.038%) KVM
11 1 (0.038%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.038%) vSphere
11 1 (0.038%) zsh
Systems Management
1 41 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 23 (0.87%) QRadar
2 23 (0.87%) Terraform
3 22 (0.83%) Puppet
4 15 (0.57%) Ansible
5 12 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (0.45%) SCCM
6 8 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.11%) Clonezilla
9 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.075%) Fluentd
10 2 (0.075%) Foglight
10 2 (0.075%) Nagios
10 2 (0.075%) Rancher
10 2 (0.075%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.038%) Control-M
Vendors
1 755 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 407 (15.34%) SAP
3 190 (7.16%) Oracle
4 154 (5.80%) Google
5 123 (4.63%) Databricks
6 69 (2.60%) IBM
7 64 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (1.66%) Cognos
9 42 (1.58%) VMware
10 41 (1.54%) Cisco
11 40 (1.51%) Alteryx
12 34 (1.28%) Informatica
12 34 (1.28%) Talend
13 29 (1.09%) Splunk
14 28 (1.06%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.06%) CyberArk
15 26 (0.98%) Thycotic
16 24 (0.90%) Palo Alto
17 23 (0.87%) BeyondTrust
17 23 (0.87%) NetWitness