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

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,758 9,418 12,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.92% 5.68% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.59% 6.35% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,135 7,992 10,906
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 148,088 148,333 175,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121,309 123,132 146,803
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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 -1 4,120 £57,500 - 474
North of England +10 1,643 £42,750 +0.59% 257
South East -14 1,409 £47,500 -5.00% 190
Midlands +7 1,039 £40,000 -5.88% 162
North West -1 846 £45,000 +12.50% 139
South West +16 798 £42,500 -5.56% 117
West Midlands +12 782 £40,000 -5.88% 86
Yorkshire +21 678 £43,000 +1.18% 104
East of England +6 662 £49,750 -0.50% 110
East Midlands -15 260 £40,000 -5.88% 74
North East +31 115 £35,500 -19.32% 14
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 5,096 (52.22%) SQL
2 3,940 (40.38%) SQL Server
3 3,007 (30.82%) Microsoft
4 2,987 (30.61%) Finance
5 2,962 (30.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2,819 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,778 (28.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,393 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2,233 (22.88%) Analytics
10 2,217 (22.72%) ETL
11 1,949 (19.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,920 (19.68%) Power BI
13 1,858 (19.04%) T-SQL
14 1,550 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
15 1,510 (15.47%) Tableau
16 1,410 (14.45%) Data Modelling
17 1,385 (14.19%) SAP
18 1,238 (12.69%) C#
19 1,236 (12.67%) .NET
20 1,220 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
21 1,198 (12.28%) Degree
22 1,170 (11.99%) Marketing
23 1,148 (11.76%) Visualisation
24 1,138 (11.66%) Oracle
25 984 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
26 956 (9.80%) Big Data
27 945 (9.68%) QlikView
28 822 (8.42%) JavaScript
29 803 (8.23%) Data Management
30 770 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 455 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 309 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 302 (3.09%) SAS
4 140 (1.43%) Apache
5 115 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 92 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 89 (0.91%) Confluence
8 76 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 68 (0.70%) IIS
10 65 (0.67%) Apache Pig
11 59 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 57 (0.58%) CMS
13 44 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 43 (0.44%) JBoss
15 40 (0.41%) Mule
15 40 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 40 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 32 (0.33%) NetWeaver
17 31 (0.32%) MS Exchange
18 30 (0.31%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 984 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 378 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 130 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 97 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 91 (0.93%) SPSS
6 71 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 47 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 43 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 39 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 12 (0.12%) Weka
13 10 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.082%) Camtasia
15 5 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.041%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.041%) CPLEX
16 4 (0.041%) Stata
17 3 (0.031%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 190 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 182 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 90 (0.92%) SAP BPC
4 87 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 82 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 56 (0.57%) NetSuite
7 52 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 51 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
9 46 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
10 45 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
11 37 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 36 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
13 35 (0.36%) SAP FI
14 30 (0.31%) Elite 3E
15 28 (0.29%) SAP CO
15 28 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
16 19 (0.19%) HFM
16 19 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
17 16 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
18 15 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,220 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 648 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 243 (2.49%) SaaS
4 219 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
5 179 (1.83%) Office 365
6 115 (1.18%) PaaS
7 114 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 112 (1.15%) IaaS
9 104 (1.07%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 100 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 94 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
12 82 (0.84%) Google Analytics
13 77 (0.79%) GitHub
14 72 (0.74%) Serverless
15 65 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
16 62 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
17 50 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
18 46 (0.47%) Amazon S3
19 38 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
20 33 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 133 (1.36%) Firewall
2 128 (1.31%) Internet
3 94 (0.96%) HTTP
4 87 (0.89%) SMS
5 59 (0.60%) Network Security
6 58 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 53 (0.54%) DNS
8 37 (0.38%) VPN
9 35 (0.36%) LAN
9 35 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 33 (0.34%) Intranet
11 32 (0.33%) WAN
12 29 (0.30%) SAN
13 28 (0.29%) SSL
14 20 (0.20%) DHCP
15 17 (0.17%) Kerberos
15 17 (0.17%) Skype
16 16 (0.16%) VoIP
17 15 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,940 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 2,962 (30.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2,819 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,778 (28.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,949 (19.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1,920 (19.68%) Power BI
7 956 (9.80%) Big Data
8 945 (9.68%) QlikView
9 721 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
10 560 (5.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 541 (5.54%) Hadoop
12 525 (5.38%) NoSQL
13 510 (5.23%) Relational Database
14 471 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
15 400 (4.10%) OLAP
16 393 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 371 (3.80%) MySQL
18 324 (3.32%) Data Lake
19 310 (3.18%) SAP BW
20 306 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 422 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 298 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 284 (2.91%) JIRA
4 273 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 167 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 124 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 70 (0.72%) NUnit
7 70 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 67 (0.69%) Moq
9 60 (0.61%) ERwin
10 58 (0.59%) Subversion
11 56 (0.57%) Selenium
12 53 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 51 (0.52%) gulp
14 48 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 46 (0.47%) Jasmine
16 45 (0.46%) GitLab
17 44 (0.45%) Maven
18 43 (0.44%) Cucumber
19 42 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 2,987 (30.61%) Finance
2 1,170 (11.99%) Marketing
3 747 (7.66%) Manufacturing
4 682 (6.99%) Retail
5 657 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 601 (6.16%) Electronics
7 541 (5.54%) Advertising
8 452 (4.63%) Banking
9 441 (4.52%) Legal
10 234 (2.40%) Games
11 135 (1.38%) Law
12 121 (1.24%) Publishing
13 114 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 103 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 101 (1.04%) Investment Banking
16 79 (0.81%) Front Office
17 77 (0.79%) Billing
18 71 (0.73%) Back Office
19 62 (0.64%) Automotive
20 51 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,561 (36.49%) Developer
2 1,866 (19.12%) Analyst
3 1,659 (17.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 919 (9.42%) SQL Developer
5 841 (8.62%) Consultant
6 721 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 711 (7.29%) Architect
8 528 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
9 447 (4.58%) Business Developer
10 419 (4.29%) DBA
11 412 (4.22%) Data Analyst
12 403 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 393 (4.03%) Business Analyst
14 372 (3.81%) SSIS Developer
15 353 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 352 (3.61%) SQL DBA
17 344 (3.53%) Data Architect
18 332 (3.40%) Senior Developer
19 325 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
20 319 (3.27%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,236 (12.67%) .NET
2 635 (6.51%) HTML
3 615 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 490 (5.02%) CSS
5 426 (4.37%) Web Services
6 364 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 325 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 297 (3.04%) XML
9 288 (2.95%) MDX
10 287 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 280 (2.87%) REST
12 269 (2.76%) RESTful
13 250 (2.56%) WCF
14 233 (2.39%) .NET Framework
15 230 (2.36%) Node.js
16 222 (2.28%) HTML5
16 222 (2.28%) jQuery
17 168 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 159 (1.63%) JSON
19 150 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,550 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
2 463 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 443 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 299 (3.06%) User Experience
5 225 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 211 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 209 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 174 (1.78%) Fintech
9 152 (1.56%) Replication
10 113 (1.16%) Clustering
11 105 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 105 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 100 (1.02%) NHS
13 97 (0.99%) BBC
14 96 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 83 (0.85%) Data Centre
16 64 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
16 64 (0.66%) PMI
17 62 (0.64%) Driving Licence
18 59 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 595 (6.10%) Windows
2 509 (5.22%) Linux
3 204 (2.09%) Unix
4 185 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 96 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 89 (0.91%) Android
8 54 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 41 (0.42%) Solaris
11 39 (0.40%) CentOS
12 37 (0.38%) AIX
13 35 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 32 (0.33%) Debian
15 30 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 26 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.22%) HPUX
18 19 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.13%) Windows XP
20 12 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,393 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2,233 (22.88%) Analytics
3 2,217 (22.72%) ETL
4 1,410 (14.45%) Data Modelling
5 1,148 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 803 (8.23%) Data Management
7 770 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 726 (7.44%) CRM
9 682 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
10 681 (6.98%) Data Analysis
11 659 (6.75%) Scrum
12 608 (6.23%) Digital Marketing
13 596 (6.11%) Programme Management
13 596 (6.11%) Project Management
14 589 (6.04%) Data Analytics
15 543 (5.56%) MVC
16 533 (5.46%) ERP
17 516 (5.29%) SDLC
18 491 (5.03%) TDD
19 490 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5,096 (52.22%) SQL
2 1,858 (19.04%) T-SQL
3 1,238 (12.69%) C#
4 822 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 756 (7.75%) Java
6 750 (7.69%) Python
7 372 (3.81%) R
8 321 (3.29%) VBA
9 302 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 273 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 220 (2.25%) Ruby
12 216 (2.21%) PHP
13 170 (1.74%) VB
14 155 (1.59%) C++
15 150 (1.54%) Scala
16 146 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 122 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 82 (0.84%) C
19 76 (0.78%) Shell Script
20 71 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,198 (12.28%) Degree
2 254 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 220 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 152 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 128 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 82 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 80 (0.82%) ISEB
8 63 (0.65%) MCSE
9 62 (0.64%) MCSA
10 61 (0.63%) PhD
11 59 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 59 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
12 54 (0.55%) PMP
13 53 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 39 (0.40%) DV Cleared
15 32 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 28 (0.29%) MBA
17 24 (0.25%) MCPD
18 23 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 469 (4.81%) QA
3 171 (1.75%) GDPR
4 154 (1.58%) SLA
5 120 (1.23%) PMO
6 57 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 38 (0.39%) GCP
8 30 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 25 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.20%) COBIT
11 19 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 19 (0.19%) SEPA
12 15 (0.15%) IFRS
13 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.082%) EMIR
15 7 (0.072%) Basel III
15 7 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.072%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.072%) TARGET2
16 6 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 234 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 142 (1.46%) Docker
3 68 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 55 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (0.55%) HDFS
6 48 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 30 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 17 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.13%) XenApp
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.061%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.051%) Firmware
15 4 (0.041%) NFS
16 3 (0.031%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
17 2 (0.020%) MapR-FS
17 2 (0.020%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 1 (0.010%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 88 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 82 (0.84%) Ansible
3 76 (0.78%) SCCM
4 72 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (0.64%) Puppet
6 46 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 42 (0.43%) SCOM
8 28 (0.29%) Oozie
9 25 (0.26%) SCVMM
10 20 (0.20%) Terraform
11 19 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
12 18 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 18 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (0.12%) Ambari
15 10 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.092%) Nagios
16 9 (0.092%) Perfmon
16 9 (0.092%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3,007 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 1,510 (15.47%) Tableau
3 1,385 (14.19%) SAP
4 1,138 (11.66%) Oracle
5 501 (5.13%) Cognos
6 269 (2.76%) Google
7 252 (2.58%) Informatica
8 229 (2.35%) IBM
9 215 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
10 203 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 144 (1.48%) Teradata
12 143 (1.47%) Talend
13 140 (1.43%) Alteryx
14 111 (1.14%) VMware
15 108 (1.11%) Adobe
16 93 (0.95%) HP
17 79 (0.81%) TIBCO
18 78 (0.80%) Capita
19 66 (0.68%) Citrix
20 62 (0.64%) Hyperion