Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,467 9,635 12,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.89% 6.05% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 6.69% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,828 8,041 10,089
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £79,000
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 146,004 144,064 170,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.83% 90.48% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 118,404 118,984 143,047
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,057 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -8 4,125 £57,500 - 447
North of England +11 1,585 £45,000 +8.43% 207
South East -29 1,208 £47,500 - 173
Midlands +4 939 £42,500 - 141
South West +5 836 £42,500 -5.56% 102
North West +1 806 £45,000 +12.50% 101
East of England +15 702 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Yorkshire +14 650 £45,000 +5.88% 84
West Midlands +2 640 £42,500 - 81
East Midlands +1 299 £42,500 - 58
North East +19 130 £36,500 -18.89% 22
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5,020 (53.03%) SQL
2 3,929 (41.50%) SQL Server
3 3,157 (33.35%) Microsoft
4 2,907 (30.71%) Finance
5 2,880 (30.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2,862 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,816 (29.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,463 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
9 2,275 (24.03%) Analytics
10 2,199 (23.23%) Power BI
11 2,110 (22.29%) ETL
12 2,062 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,844 (19.48%) T-SQL
14 1,476 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,466 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
16 1,462 (15.44%) Tableau
17 1,379 (14.57%) C#
18 1,286 (13.58%) .NET
19 1,280 (13.52%) Data Modelling
20 1,219 (12.88%) SAP
21 1,174 (12.40%) Degree
22 1,142 (12.06%) Oracle
23 1,116 (11.79%) Visualisation
24 1,110 (11.72%) Marketing
25 1,024 (10.82%) Big Data
26 917 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
27 906 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
28 796 (8.41%) JavaScript
29 761 (8.04%) Python
30 758 (8.01%) Java

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
1 398 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 308 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 264 (2.79%) SAS
4 169 (1.79%) Confluence
5 116 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 110 (1.16%) Apache
7 95 (1.00%) IIS
8 74 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 62 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 61 (0.64%) CMS
10 61 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 55 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 51 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 50 (0.53%) Apache Pig
14 45 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 34 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 32 (0.34%) JBoss
17 30 (0.32%) Mule
18 29 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 917 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 321 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 86 (0.91%) SPSS
4 75 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 74 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 26 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.11%) Weka
12 9 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
13 8 (0.085%) Camtasia
14 7 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.074%) Stata
15 4 (0.042%) InVision
16 3 (0.032%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.032%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 181 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 165 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 129 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 100 (1.06%) NetSuite
5 91 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 72 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
7 63 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 60 (0.63%) SAP BPC
9 59 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
10 58 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
11 34 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
12 32 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
13 27 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 22 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.22%) Markit EDM
15 21 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
16 19 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
16 19 (0.20%) Sage 200
17 18 (0.19%) SAP FI
17 18 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1,476 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 666 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 356 (3.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 237 (2.50%) SaaS
5 196 (2.07%) Office 365
6 154 (1.63%) IaaS
6 154 (1.63%) PaaS
7 138 (1.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 120 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 117 (1.24%) Serverless
10 112 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
11 94 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 91 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 89 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
14 88 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
15 74 (0.78%) GitHub
16 72 (0.76%) Google Analytics
17 65 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
18 64 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 63 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 102 (1.08%) Internet
2 97 (1.02%) Firewall
3 70 (0.74%) SMS
4 58 (0.61%) HTTP
5 57 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 54 (0.57%) Network Security
7 51 (0.54%) DNS
8 38 (0.40%) DHCP
8 38 (0.40%) WAN
9 37 (0.39%) LAN
10 33 (0.35%) VPN
11 27 (0.29%) SAN
12 22 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (0.23%) TCP/IP
13 21 (0.22%) Intranet
14 15 (0.16%) Skype
14 15 (0.16%) Wireless
15 13 (0.14%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.14%) VoIP
16 11 (0.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,929 (41.50%) SQL Server
2 2,880 (30.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2,862 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,816 (29.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,199 (23.23%) Power BI
6 2,062 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,024 (10.82%) Big Data
8 734 (7.75%) QlikView
9 548 (5.79%) BusinessObjects
10 524 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 508 (5.37%) Hadoop
12 504 (5.32%) Relational Database
13 484 (5.11%) Data Lake
14 431 (4.55%) NoSQL
15 407 (4.30%) OLAP
16 396 (4.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 350 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
18 318 (3.36%) MySQL
19 310 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
20 303 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 452 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 360 (3.80%) JIRA
3 338 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 287 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 183 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 159 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 139 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 118 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 109 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 63 (0.67%) Selenium
11 60 (0.63%) NUnit
12 57 (0.60%) Moq
13 54 (0.57%) gulp
14 53 (0.56%) Jasmine
14 53 (0.56%) Maven
15 52 (0.55%) JUnit
16 49 (0.52%) ERwin
17 48 (0.51%) Subversion
18 46 (0.49%) Cucumber
19 42 (0.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,907 (30.71%) Finance
2 1,110 (11.72%) Marketing
3 746 (7.88%) Retail
4 739 (7.81%) Manufacturing
5 709 (7.49%) Advertising
6 647 (6.83%) Telecoms
7 568 (6.00%) Electronics
8 387 (4.09%) Banking
9 338 (3.57%) Legal
10 176 (1.86%) Games
11 117 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 106 (1.12%) Law
13 85 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 85 (0.90%) Publishing
14 71 (0.75%) Billing
15 70 (0.74%) Automotive
16 58 (0.61%) Back Office
17 55 (0.58%) Front Office
18 51 (0.54%) French Language
19 46 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,432 (36.25%) Developer
2 1,793 (18.94%) Analyst
3 1,596 (16.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 911 (9.62%) Consultant
5 888 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 743 (7.85%) Architect
7 713 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 514 (5.43%) SQL BI Developer
9 400 (4.23%) SSIS Developer
10 399 (4.21%) DBA
11 396 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 374 (3.95%) Data Analyst
13 367 (3.88%) Senior Developer
14 363 (3.83%) SSRS Developer
15 361 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 358 (3.78%) Business Developer
17 348 (3.68%) Business Analyst
18 321 (3.39%) Data Architect
19 312 (3.30%) SQL DBA
20 305 (3.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,286 (13.58%) .NET
2 639 (6.75%) HTML
3 578 (6.11%) ASP.NET
4 467 (4.93%) CSS
5 420 (4.44%) Web Services
6 354 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 319 (3.37%) AngularJS
8 312 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 295 (3.12%) XML
10 277 (2.93%) RESTful
11 264 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 257 (2.71%) WCF
13 248 (2.62%) REST
14 244 (2.58%) jQuery
15 208 (2.20%) HTML5
15 208 (2.20%) MDX
16 206 (2.18%) Node.js
17 177 (1.87%) Entity Framework
18 151 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 144 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,466 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 435 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 412 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 280 (2.96%) User Experience
5 273 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
6 266 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
7 188 (1.99%) Fintech
8 173 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 169 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 162 (1.71%) Replication
11 127 (1.34%) NHS
12 112 (1.18%) Clustering
13 104 (1.10%) Algorithms
14 95 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 83 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 76 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 69 (0.73%) Private Cloud
18 68 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
19 67 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 64 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 613 (6.48%) Windows
2 557 (5.88%) Linux
3 209 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 202 (2.13%) Unix
5 84 (0.89%) Android
6 82 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 80 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 48 (0.51%) Solaris
11 46 (0.49%) AIX
12 41 (0.43%) HPUX
12 41 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 40 (0.42%) CentOS
14 34 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 28 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 20 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.19%) Debian
19 16 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,463 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2,275 (24.03%) Analytics
3 2,110 (22.29%) ETL
4 1,280 (13.52%) Data Modelling
5 1,116 (11.79%) Visualisation
6 906 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
7 717 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 708 (7.48%) Scrum
9 692 (7.31%) Data Analysis
10 677 (7.15%) Data Analytics
11 666 (7.03%) CRM
12 658 (6.95%) Data Visualisation
13 595 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
14 589 (6.22%) Project Management
15 588 (6.21%) Programme Management
16 586 (6.19%) Data Management
17 580 (6.13%) ERP
18 540 (5.70%) Data Science
19 524 (5.54%) MVC
20 480 (5.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5,020 (53.03%) SQL
2 1,844 (19.48%) T-SQL
3 1,379 (14.57%) C#
4 796 (8.41%) JavaScript
5 761 (8.04%) Python
6 758 (8.01%) Java
7 374 (3.95%) R
8 347 (3.67%) VBA
9 326 (3.44%) PowerShell
10 275 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 233 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 220 (2.32%) Ruby
13 197 (2.08%) PHP
14 182 (1.92%) C++
15 169 (1.79%) VB
16 157 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 133 (1.40%) Perl
18 125 (1.32%) Scala
19 99 (1.05%) Shell Script
20 90 (0.95%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,174 (12.40%) Degree
2 271 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 216 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 180 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 149 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 100 (1.06%) ISEB
7 69 (0.73%) MCSE
8 62 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 61 (0.64%) PhD
10 57 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 57 (0.60%) MCSA
11 51 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
12 44 (0.46%) Master's Degree
12 44 (0.46%) PMP
13 35 (0.37%) MCPD
14 32 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.33%) ACCA
16 29 (0.31%) CIMA
17 27 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 26 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (5.57%) Data Quality
2 469 (4.95%) QA
3 150 (1.58%) PMO
4 143 (1.51%) SLA
5 137 (1.45%) GDPR
6 46 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 28 (0.30%) GCP
10 24 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.18%) COBIT
12 14 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 13 (0.14%) SEPA
14 9 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.074%) GxP
16 6 (0.063%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.063%) MiFID
17 5 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.053%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 276 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 154 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
3 151 (1.60%) Docker
4 70 (0.74%) HDFS
5 65 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 56 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 30 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.26%) XenApp
10 21 (0.22%) BitLocker
11 15 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.095%) Firmware
14 5 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.042%) vSphere
16 3 (0.032%) Squid
16 3 (0.032%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.021%) NFS
17 2 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
18 1 (0.011%) Snort
Systems Management
1 138 (1.46%) Ansible
2 79 (0.83%) Kubernetes
3 69 (0.73%) SCCM
4 58 (0.61%) Puppet
5 50 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 37 (0.39%) Terraform
8 28 (0.30%) SCOM
9 23 (0.24%) Oozie
10 22 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 21 (0.22%) SCVMM
12 20 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
13 19 (0.20%) Ambari
14 15 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
14 15 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (0.11%) Automic
15 10 (0.11%) Control-M
15 10 (0.11%) Dollar Universe
15 10 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3,157 (33.35%) Microsoft
2 1,462 (15.44%) Tableau
3 1,219 (12.88%) SAP
4 1,142 (12.06%) Oracle
5 378 (3.99%) Cognos
6 261 (2.76%) Google
7 228 (2.41%) Informatica
8 221 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 208 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
10 189 (2.00%) IBM
11 157 (1.66%) Alteryx
12 139 (1.47%) Talend
13 113 (1.19%) Teradata
14 111 (1.17%) Adobe
15 102 (1.08%) HP
15 102 (1.08%) VMware
16 82 (0.87%) Capita
17 77 (0.81%) Citrix
18 70 (0.74%) Infor
19 64 (0.68%) Cloudera