Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 10,499 9,706 13,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.01% 5.52% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 6.16% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8,515 8,206 11,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,865 157,457 184,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,280 130,141 152,691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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
England +8 9,804 £50,000 - 1,340
UK excluding London +12 6,065 £45,000 - 867
London -1 4,111 £57,500 -0.86% 543
North of England +15 1,625 £42,500 - 257
South East -4 1,449 £47,500 -5.00% 174
Midlands +8 1,039 £40,000 -5.88% 135
South West +25 873 £43,000 -4.44% 124
North West +3 862 £42,500 +4.29% 142
West Midlands +10 786 £40,000 -5.88% 78
Yorkshire +21 646 £42,500 - 101
East of England +4 627 £48,500 -3.00% 101
Scotland +16 366 £45,000 -5.26% 52
East Midlands -14 254 £38,750 -12.56% 57
North East +29 113 £36,500 -8.75% 14
Wales +30 108 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Northern Ireland -7 34 £30,000 - 4
Channel Islands +1 2 £56,250 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 5,411 (51.54%) SQL
2 4,075 (38.81%) SQL Server
3 3,412 (32.50%) Finance
4 3,161 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 3,145 (29.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2,917 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2,898 (27.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2,470 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2,320 (22.10%) ETL
10 2,273 (21.65%) Analytics
11 1,944 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,930 (18.38%) Power BI
13 1,863 (17.74%) T-SQL
14 1,715 (16.33%) SAP
15 1,669 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
16 1,568 (14.93%) Tableau
17 1,460 (13.91%) Data Modelling
18 1,410 (13.43%) Marketing
19 1,351 (12.87%) Degree
20 1,300 (12.38%) .NET
21 1,276 (12.15%) Oracle
21 1,276 (12.15%) C#
22 1,229 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 1,221 (11.63%) Visualisation
24 1,032 (9.83%) QlikView
25 1,004 (9.56%) Microsoft Excel
25 1,004 (9.56%) Manufacturing
26 940 (8.95%) Big Data
27 905 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
28 885 (8.43%) Telecoms

Business Intelligence
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
1 502 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 375 (3.57%) SAS
3 296 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 140 (1.33%) Apache
5 105 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 81 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 78 (0.74%) IIS
9 75 (0.71%) CMS
10 66 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 62 (0.59%) Confluence
12 53 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 52 (0.50%) JBoss
14 51 (0.49%) Mule
15 46 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 44 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 42 (0.40%) Mule ESB
18 40 (0.38%) NetWeaver
18 40 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 30 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,004 (9.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 409 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 159 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 106 (1.01%) SPSS
5 89 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 83 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 65 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
8 45 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 40 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.10%) Weka
13 9 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (0.048%) FileZilla
15 4 (0.038%) Camtasia
15 4 (0.038%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.038%) CPLEX
16 3 (0.029%) Mathematica
16 3 (0.029%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 234 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 209 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 121 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 103 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 97 (0.92%) SAP BPC
6 66 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
7 60 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
8 54 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
9 52 (0.50%) NetSuite
10 50 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
11 45 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
11 45 (0.43%) SAP FI
12 38 (0.36%) SAP CO
12 38 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
13 36 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
14 31 (0.30%) Elite 3E
15 26 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
16 24 (0.23%) HFM
17 22 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
18 20 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,229 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 712 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 263 (2.51%) SaaS
4 195 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 176 (1.68%) Office 365
6 135 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 120 (1.14%) PaaS
8 111 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
9 110 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 97 (0.92%) GitHub
11 87 (0.83%) Google Analytics
12 86 (0.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 85 (0.81%) IaaS
14 69 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
15 57 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
16 50 (0.48%) Serverless
17 28 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 28 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
19 25 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 133 (1.27%) Internet
2 125 (1.19%) Firewall
3 101 (0.96%) HTTP
4 95 (0.90%) SMS
5 55 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (0.52%) Network Security
6 50 (0.48%) Intranet
7 47 (0.45%) DNS
8 42 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 35 (0.33%) SSL
9 35 (0.33%) VPN
10 34 (0.32%) LAN
11 31 (0.30%) WAN
12 25 (0.24%) SAN
13 19 (0.18%) SSH
14 17 (0.16%) Skype
15 16 (0.15%) DHCP
16 15 (0.14%) FTP
16 15 (0.14%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,075 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 3,145 (29.96%) Data Warehouse
3 2,917 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2,898 (27.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,944 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1,930 (18.38%) Power BI
7 1,032 (9.83%) QlikView
8 940 (8.95%) Big Data
9 793 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
10 581 (5.53%) NoSQL
11 574 (5.47%) Relational Database
12 567 (5.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 540 (5.14%) Hadoop
14 536 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
15 454 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 424 (4.04%) OLAP
17 371 (3.53%) MySQL
18 336 (3.20%) SAP BW
19 316 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
20 304 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 445 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 329 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 308 (2.93%) Visual Studio
4 275 (2.62%) JIRA
5 178 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 129 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 71 (0.68%) Subversion
8 66 (0.63%) ERwin
9 63 (0.60%) JUnit
10 61 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 60 (0.57%) NUnit
12 57 (0.54%) Selenium
13 56 (0.53%) Maven
13 56 (0.53%) Moq
14 55 (0.52%) gulp
14 55 (0.52%) Toad
15 52 (0.50%) Jasmine
16 48 (0.46%) GitLab
17 47 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3,412 (32.50%) Finance
2 1,410 (13.43%) Marketing
3 1,004 (9.56%) Manufacturing
4 885 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 823 (7.84%) Electronics
6 700 (6.67%) Retail
7 592 (5.64%) Banking
8 528 (5.03%) Advertising
9 447 (4.26%) Legal
10 257 (2.45%) Games
11 196 (1.87%) Retail Banking
12 151 (1.44%) Publishing
13 148 (1.41%) Investment Banking
14 129 (1.23%) Law
15 118 (1.12%) Financial Institution
16 104 (0.99%) Front Office
17 72 (0.69%) Back Office
18 69 (0.66%) Billing
19 66 (0.63%) Automotive
20 55 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,780 (36.00%) Developer
2 2,042 (19.45%) Analyst
3 1,757 (16.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1,010 (9.62%) SQL Developer
5 950 (9.05%) Consultant
6 757 (7.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 728 (6.93%) Architect
8 573 (5.46%) SQL BI Developer
9 488 (4.65%) Data Analyst
10 468 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 463 (4.41%) Business Developer
12 427 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 423 (4.03%) DBA
14 388 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
15 383 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 381 (3.63%) SSIS Developer
17 364 (3.47%) Senior Developer
18 362 (3.45%) Data Architect
19 349 (3.32%) SQL DBA
20 334 (3.18%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,300 (12.38%) .NET
2 682 (6.50%) HTML
3 625 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 550 (5.24%) CSS
5 465 (4.43%) Web Services
6 365 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 355 (3.38%) XML
8 330 (3.14%) AngularJS
9 323 (3.08%) REST
10 315 (3.00%) MDX
11 290 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 274 (2.61%) RESTful
13 259 (2.47%) WCF
14 253 (2.41%) Node.js
15 244 (2.32%) jQuery
16 243 (2.31%) HTML5
17 237 (2.26%) .NET Framework
18 194 (1.85%) JSON
19 171 (1.63%) SOAP
20 169 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1,669 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
2 501 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 446 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 326 (3.11%) User Experience
5 231 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 222 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 198 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 160 (1.52%) Fintech
9 152 (1.45%) Replication
10 137 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 128 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 122 (1.16%) BBC
13 111 (1.06%) Clustering
14 104 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 94 (0.90%) NHS
16 70 (0.67%) Credit Risk
16 70 (0.67%) Data Centre
17 63 (0.60%) Driving Licence
18 60 (0.57%) Client/Server
19 59 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 586 (5.58%) Windows
2 510 (4.86%) Linux
3 237 (2.26%) Unix
4 189 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 114 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 103 (0.98%) Android
7 98 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 48 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 46 (0.44%) CentOS
12 45 (0.43%) Debian
13 43 (0.41%) AIX
14 35 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.30%) Solaris
16 24 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (0.21%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.13%) HPUX
19 13 (0.12%) Windows 8
19 13 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,470 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2,320 (22.10%) ETL
3 2,273 (21.65%) Analytics
4 1,460 (13.91%) Data Modelling
5 1,221 (11.63%) Visualisation
6 905 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 864 (8.23%) Data Management
8 837 (7.97%) Digital Marketing
9 827 (7.88%) Programme Management
10 805 (7.67%) CRM
11 750 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 719 (6.85%) Data Visualisation
13 680 (6.48%) Project Management
14 663 (6.31%) Scrum
15 604 (5.75%) ERP
16 596 (5.68%) Data Analytics
17 584 (5.56%) SDLC
18 575 (5.48%) MVC
19 519 (4.94%) Migration
20 509 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5,411 (51.54%) SQL
2 1,863 (17.74%) T-SQL
3 1,276 (12.15%) C#
4 864 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 842 (8.02%) Java
6 803 (7.65%) Python
7 374 (3.56%) R
8 308 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 305 (2.91%) VBA
10 301 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 239 (2.28%) Ruby
12 195 (1.86%) PHP
13 173 (1.65%) C++
14 165 (1.57%) VB
15 152 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 137 (1.30%) Scala
17 121 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 99 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 91 (0.87%) C
20 82 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1,351 (12.87%) Degree
2 275 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 228 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 189 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 133 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 79 (0.75%) ISEB
7 71 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 70 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 68 (0.65%) PhD
10 67 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 58 (0.55%) MCSE
12 56 (0.53%) ISTQB
13 55 (0.52%) DV Cleared
14 49 (0.47%) MCSA
15 46 (0.44%) PMP
16 33 (0.31%) MCITP
17 32 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 32 (0.30%) MBA
18 27 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 496 (4.72%) QA
3 165 (1.57%) GDPR
4 160 (1.52%) SLA
5 91 (0.87%) PMO
6 53 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (0.41%) GCP
8 28 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.24%) COBIT
10 23 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 16 (0.15%) IFRS
13 14 (0.13%) SEPA
14 11 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 8 (0.076%) Basel III
16 8 (0.076%) RMADS
17 7 (0.067%) EMIR
17 7 (0.067%) TARGET2
18 6 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 211 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 177 (1.69%) Docker
3 63 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.46%) HDFS
6 43 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 11 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.10%) XenApp
12 7 (0.067%) vSphere
13 4 (0.038%) Cronacle
13 4 (0.038%) NFS
13 4 (0.038%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.019%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.019%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 92 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 84 (0.80%) Ansible
4 81 (0.77%) Puppet
5 72 (0.69%) SCCM
6 41 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 40 (0.38%) SCOM
8 30 (0.29%) Terraform
9 25 (0.24%) Oozie
9 25 (0.24%) SCVMM
10 17 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 17 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 16 (0.15%) Nagios
12 15 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.095%) Kibana
13 10 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (0.086%) Packer
15 8 (0.076%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,161 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 1,715 (16.33%) SAP
3 1,568 (14.93%) Tableau
4 1,276 (12.15%) Oracle
5 541 (5.15%) Cognos
6 315 (3.00%) Google
7 302 (2.88%) Informatica
8 255 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
9 251 (2.39%) IBM
10 206 (1.96%) Teradata
11 193 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
12 132 (1.26%) Talend
13 127 (1.21%) Alteryx
13 127 (1.21%) VMware
14 108 (1.03%) Adobe
15 85 (0.81%) HP
16 82 (0.78%) Hyperion
17 79 (0.75%) TIBCO
18 67 (0.64%) Capita
19 61 (0.58%) Apple