Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analytics
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 771 741
Rank change year-on-year -37 -30 +117
Permanent jobs citing Business Analytics 412 488 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 292 411 458
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,750 £30,350
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.00%

Business Analytics 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analytics.

Salary trend for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analytics over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England -58 368 £57,500 +2.22% 25
London +17 231 £65,000 -7.14% 17
UK excluding London -69 151 £45,000 -14.29% 7
North of England 0 51 £36,000 -28.00% 3
South East +30 44 £52,500 -4.55%
North West +5 25 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -11 22 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +11 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -3 18 £36,000 -28.00% 1
West Midlands +13 11 £42,500 -34.11% 2
East Midlands +17 9 £55,000 +46.67%
South West +7 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -39 5 £33,750 -35.71% 1
North East +9 2 £32,500 -38.10% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Analytics.

1 412 (100.00%) Analytics
2 327 (79.37%) Business Intelligence
3 202 (49.03%) SQL
4 145 (35.19%) SQL Server
4 145 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (34.22%) Tableau
6 140 (33.98%) Big Data
7 134 (32.52%) Microsoft
8 133 (32.28%) Visualisation
9 130 (31.55%) Data Management
10 126 (30.58%) Finance
11 115 (27.91%) ETL
12 108 (26.21%) Oracle
13 106 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (25.24%) Degree
15 95 (23.06%) Power BI
16 93 (22.57%) Data Visualisation
17 90 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 87 (21.12%) Information Management
19 83 (20.15%) Data Quality
20 81 (19.66%) Data Integration
21 72 (17.48%) Data Analytics
21 72 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 72 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
22 64 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (15.29%) NoSQL
23 63 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 62 (15.05%) Project Management
25 57 (13.83%) Data Modelling
25 57 (13.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 42 (10.19%) SAS
2 36 (8.74%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.64%) Apache Pig
4 14 (3.40%) JBoss
4 14 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.94%) Apache
7 6 (1.46%) Confluence
7 6 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.97%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.49%) CMS
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.73%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 90 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.83%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (3.64%) Azure Machine Learning
4 10 (2.43%) GitHub
5 9 (2.18%) SaaS
6 8 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) Firebase
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.40%) LDAP
2 13 (3.16%) HTTP
3 12 (2.91%) SSL
4 6 (1.46%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.97%) Internet
6 2 (0.49%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
1 145 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 140 (33.98%) Big Data
3 95 (23.06%) Power BI
4 72 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (15.29%) NoSQL
5 63 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (13.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (11.89%) QlikView
8 48 (11.65%) Hadoop
8 48 (11.65%) Relational Database
9 38 (9.22%) OLAP
10 33 (8.01%) BusinessObjects
11 30 (7.28%) Data Lake
12 28 (6.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 27 (6.55%) Azure SQL Database
14 24 (5.83%) Oracle OLAP
15 23 (5.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 22 (5.34%) Apache Hive
16 22 (5.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (7.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (2.67%) JIRA
3 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.73%) TestRail
5 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.49%) Grunt
5 2 (0.49%) gulp
5 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.49%) JUnit
5 2 (0.49%) Maven
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 126 (30.58%) Finance
2 41 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.71%) Retail
4 30 (7.28%) Marketing
5 11 (2.67%) Legal
6 10 (2.43%) Banking
7 9 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.70%) Back Office
9 6 (1.46%) French Language
10 5 (1.21%) Advertising
10 5 (1.21%) Games
11 4 (0.97%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.97%) German Language
11 4 (0.97%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.97%) Law
11 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.97%) Publishing
11 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.73%) Billing
13 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (28.16%) Consultant
2 82 (19.90%) Developer
3 61 (14.81%) Analyst
4 48 (11.65%) Data Consultant
5 42 (10.19%) Architect
5 42 (10.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 38 (9.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 38 (9.22%) Senior Consultant
7 35 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 33 (8.01%) Analytics Consultant
9 26 (6.31%) Big Data Consultant
10 24 (5.83%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 22 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 21 (5.10%) Applications Consultant
12 21 (5.10%) Business Developer
12 21 (5.10%) Data Analytics Consultant
13 20 (4.85%) Business Consultant
14 19 (4.61%) Business Analyst
14 19 (4.61%) Data Architect
15 16 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.52%) Web Services
2 29 (7.04%) MDX
3 22 (5.34%) Spring
4 19 (4.61%) HTML
5 18 (4.37%) Kafka
6 16 (3.88%) XML
7 14 (3.40%) .NET
8 12 (2.91%) JSP
8 12 (2.91%) Spring Security
8 12 (2.91%) XSLT
9 9 (2.18%) RESTful
10 6 (1.46%) REST
11 5 (1.21%) CSS
11 5 (1.21%) Spring Boot
12 4 (0.97%) Apache Camel
12 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.97%) J2EE
12 4 (0.97%) JSF
12 4 (0.97%) Samza
12 4 (0.97%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (11.89%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.40%) Life Science
4 14 (3.40%) Social Media
5 13 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.67%) PMI
7 10 (2.43%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.94%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.73%) BBC
10 3 (0.73%) FMCG
10 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.49%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.24%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.55%) Linux
2 21 (5.10%) Windows
3 12 (2.91%) Solaris
4 6 (1.46%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (100.00%) Analytics
2 327 (79.37%) Business Intelligence
3 133 (32.28%) Visualisation
4 130 (31.55%) Data Management
5 115 (27.91%) ETL
6 106 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (22.57%) Data Visualisation
8 87 (21.12%) Information Management
9 81 (19.66%) Data Integration
10 72 (17.48%) Data Analytics
10 72 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (15.05%) Project Management
12 57 (13.83%) Data Modelling
13 51 (12.38%) Presales
14 50 (12.14%) Data Analysis
15 42 (10.19%) Predictive Analytics
16 41 (9.95%) Machine Learning
17 35 (8.50%) Mathematics
18 34 (8.25%) Scrum
18 34 (8.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 202 (49.03%) SQL
2 50 (12.14%) Java
3 49 (11.89%) Python
3 49 (11.89%) T-SQL
4 45 (10.92%) R
5 24 (5.83%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 11 (2.67%) C#
8 10 (2.43%) Scala
9 6 (1.46%) C
10 5 (1.21%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.21%) VB
11 4 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.97%) LotusScript
11 4 (0.97%) Ruby
11 4 (0.97%) VBA
12 3 (0.73%) PHP
12 3 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (25.24%) Degree
2 19 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (2.67%) Master's Degree
4 11 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.67%) PMP
5 8 (1.94%) MBA
6 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.46%) PhD
7 4 (0.97%) MCSA
7 4 (0.97%) MCSE
7 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) APMP
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (20.15%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.91%) SLA
3 8 (1.94%) GDPR
4 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.97%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.97%) NEBOSH
5 4 (0.97%) QA
6 2 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (4.37%) HDFS
2 15 (3.64%) Apache Flume
3 13 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.16%) Docker
4 4 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (3.16%) Oozie
2 4 (0.97%) Ansible
2 4 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.97%) Terraform
3 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.49%) Ambari
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 141 (34.22%) Tableau
2 134 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 108 (26.21%) Oracle
4 47 (11.41%) SAP
5 41 (9.95%) Informatica
6 34 (8.25%) Cognos
7 32 (7.77%) Talend
8 29 (7.04%) MicroStrategy
9 23 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (5.10%) Google
11 19 (4.61%) IBM
12 18 (4.37%) Alteryx
13 13 (3.16%) Ab Initio
13 13 (3.16%) Hortonworks
13 13 (3.16%) Intel
13 13 (3.16%) Teradata
14 12 (2.91%) Jaspersoft
14 12 (2.91%) TIBCO
14 12 (2.91%) Vertica
15 10 (2.43%) Cognizant