Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11373 10787 13730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 5.63% 6.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 6.31% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8886 9041 11437
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +2.27%

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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
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 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 16 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 18 October 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 +6 10681 £50,000 - 839
UK excluding London +17 6634 £44,500 -1.11% 503
London -4 4459 £56,500 -5.83% 369
North of England +11 1693 £42,500 - 145
South East +15 1641 £48,000 -4.00% 120
South West +29 1125 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Midlands +3 1056 £41,500 -2.35% 81
North West +10 1004 £40,000 -5.88% 79
West Midlands +8 734 £40,000 -3.23% 57
East of England +2 626 £42,500 -5.56% 46
Yorkshire +1 561 £42,500 -5.56% 59
Scotland +12 423 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East Midlands +2 313 £40,000 -11.11% 24
North East +40 121 £45,500 +9.64% 7
Wales +3 88 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Northern Ireland -24 26 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence 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 Intelligence.

1 5727 (50.36%) SQL
2 4524 (39.78%) Finance
3 3882 (34.13%) SQL Server
4 3229 (28.39%) Data Warehouse
5 3137 (27.58%) Microsoft
6 2904 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2833 (24.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2758 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2712 (23.85%) SAP
10 2373 (20.87%) Marketing
11 2308 (20.29%) Analytics
12 2306 (20.28%) ETL
13 1954 (17.18%) Manufacturing
14 1917 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1896 (16.67%) Telecoms
16 1875 (16.49%) T-SQL
17 1823 (16.03%) Programme Management
18 1821 (16.01%) Digital Marketing
19 1804 (15.86%) Electronics
20 1723 (15.15%) Degree
21 1722 (15.14%) Power BI
22 1647 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
23 1556 (13.68%) Tableau
24 1515 (13.32%) .NET
25 1458 (12.82%) Data Modelling
26 1429 (12.56%) Oracle
27 1383 (12.16%) C#
28 1247 (10.96%) Java
29 1189 (10.45%) JavaScript
30 1183 (10.40%) Visualisation

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
1 484 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 446 (3.92%) SAS
3 343 (3.02%) Apache Spark
4 193 (1.70%) Apache
5 137 (1.20%) CMS
6 128 (1.13%) IIS
7 124 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 106 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 82 (0.72%) Mule
10 74 (0.65%) JBoss
11 67 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 65 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 62 (0.55%) Confluence
14 60 (0.53%) Mule ESB
15 57 (0.50%) NetWeaver
16 47 (0.41%) WebSphere
17 46 (0.40%) Apache Pig
18 40 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
19 38 (0.33%) Drupal
19 38 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1028 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 348 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 193 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 137 (1.20%) SPSS
5 129 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 74 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 60 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 60 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 56 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 30 (0.26%) FileZilla
11 12 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 10 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
13 9 (0.079%) Camtasia
14 8 (0.070%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.062%) Moqups
16 5 (0.044%) InVision
16 5 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
17 4 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
18 3 (0.026%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 186 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 182 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 134 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 118 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 93 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 92 (0.81%) SAP BPC
7 57 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 47 (0.41%) SAP ERP
9 46 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 46 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
10 45 (0.40%) SAP FI
11 43 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 43 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 35 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
13 34 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
14 25 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
15 24 (0.21%) NetSuite
16 23 (0.20%) SAP GRC
17 22 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
18 21 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1177 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 886 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 364 (3.20%) SaaS
4 230 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 127 (1.12%) Office 365
6 120 (1.06%) GitHub
7 118 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 115 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
9 105 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 103 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
11 102 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
12 98 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
13 88 (0.77%) IaaS
14 82 (0.72%) PaaS
15 47 (0.41%) Amazon S3
16 39 (0.34%) Google Play
17 37 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
18 32 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
19 31 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
20 28 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 123 (1.08%) Internet
2 105 (0.92%) HTTP
3 89 (0.78%) Firewall
4 73 (0.64%) SMS
5 71 (0.62%) Intranet
6 64 (0.56%) FTP
7 54 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 48 (0.42%) DNS
9 44 (0.39%) SSL
10 38 (0.33%) WAN
11 37 (0.33%) VPN
12 36 (0.32%) LAN
13 34 (0.30%) AMQP
14 32 (0.28%) Network Security
15 30 (0.26%) SMTP
16 26 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (0.21%) DHCP
17 24 (0.21%) LDAP
18 19 (0.17%) SAN
18 19 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3882 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 3229 (28.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2833 (24.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2758 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1917 (16.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1722 (15.14%) Power BI
7 1155 (10.16%) Big Data
8 1066 (9.37%) QlikView
9 876 (7.70%) BusinessObjects
10 794 (6.98%) Relational Database
11 659 (5.79%) Hadoop
11 659 (5.79%) NoSQL
12 585 (5.14%) MySQL
13 513 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 506 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 481 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
16 475 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 417 (3.67%) OLAP
18 370 (3.25%) SAP BW
19 336 (2.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 536 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 370 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 318 (2.80%) JIRA
4 315 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 198 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 156 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 154 (1.35%) JUnit
8 142 (1.25%) Subversion
9 117 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
10 95 (0.84%) Selenium
11 89 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 81 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 77 (0.68%) Maven
14 68 (0.60%) Eclipse
15 67 (0.59%) IntelliJ
16 63 (0.55%) gulp
17 61 (0.54%) Toad
18 58 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
19 54 (0.47%) Cucumber
20 48 (0.42%) Grunt
General
1 4524 (39.78%) Finance
2 2373 (20.87%) Marketing
3 1954 (17.18%) Manufacturing
4 1896 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1804 (15.86%) Electronics
6 1059 (9.31%) Retail
7 757 (6.66%) Banking
8 667 (5.86%) Legal
9 310 (2.73%) Retail Banking
10 308 (2.71%) Games
11 270 (2.37%) Advertising
12 245 (2.15%) Investment Banking
13 149 (1.31%) Front Office
14 142 (1.25%) Publishing
15 119 (1.05%) Law
16 117 (1.03%) Financial Institution
17 95 (0.84%) Back Office
18 70 (0.62%) Billing
19 65 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
20 62 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4422 (38.88%) Developer
2 2178 (19.15%) Analyst
3 1770 (15.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1179 (10.37%) SQL Developer
5 1019 (8.96%) Consultant
6 739 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 636 (5.59%) Architect
8 618 (5.43%) SQL BI Developer
9 561 (4.93%) Senior Developer
10 505 (4.44%) Business Analyst
11 501 (4.41%) .NET Developer
12 489 (4.30%) SQL Analyst
13 460 (4.04%) Data Analyst
14 422 (3.71%) Business Developer
15 391 (3.44%) SSIS Developer
16 358 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 352 (3.10%) DBA
18 348 (3.06%) C# Developer
18 348 (3.06%) SQL Server Developer
19 326 (2.87%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1515 (13.32%) .NET
2 1031 (9.07%) HTML
3 845 (7.43%) CSS
4 694 (6.10%) ASP.NET
5 605 (5.32%) Web Services
6 572 (5.03%) XML
7 433 (3.81%) AngularJS
8 382 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 382 (3.36%) HTML5
8 382 (3.36%) REST
9 377 (3.31%) MDX
10 365 (3.21%) jQuery
11 340 (2.99%) JSON
12 310 (2.73%) RESTful
13 286 (2.51%) Node.js
14 261 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 249 (2.19%) Spring
16 239 (2.10%) SOAP
17 238 (2.09%) .NET Framework
18 211 (1.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1647 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 581 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 519 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 392 (3.45%) User Experience
5 245 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 211 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
7 192 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 175 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 164 (1.44%) Fintech
10 150 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 125 (1.10%) BBC
12 114 (1.00%) Replication
13 113 (0.99%) Social Media
14 88 (0.77%) Clustering
15 71 (0.62%) FMCG
16 70 (0.62%) Credit Risk
17 63 (0.55%) Virtual Team
18 59 (0.52%) NHS
18 59 (0.52%) Public Cloud
19 58 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 774 (6.81%) Linux
2 688 (6.05%) Windows
3 307 (2.70%) Unix
4 197 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 179 (1.57%) Android
6 172 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 91 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 54 (0.47%) Debian
11 51 (0.45%) CentOS
12 40 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 32 (0.28%) Solaris
15 24 (0.21%) AIX
16 20 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.079%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2904 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2308 (20.29%) Analytics
3 2306 (20.28%) ETL
4 1823 (16.03%) Programme Management
5 1821 (16.01%) Digital Marketing
6 1458 (12.82%) Data Modelling
7 1183 (10.40%) Visualisation
8 877 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 873 (7.68%) Scrum
10 852 (7.49%) Data Management
11 817 (7.18%) Data Analysis
12 763 (6.71%) Data Visualisation
13 717 (6.30%) Project Management
14 710 (6.24%) Mentoring
15 706 (6.21%) MVC
16 644 (5.66%) CRM
17 594 (5.22%) ERP
18 586 (5.15%) Data Analytics
19 570 (5.01%) SDLC
20 555 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5727 (50.36%) SQL
2 1875 (16.49%) T-SQL
3 1383 (12.16%) C#
4 1247 (10.96%) Java
5 1189 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 978 (8.60%) Python
7 420 (3.69%) R
8 370 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 319 (2.80%) PHP
10 309 (2.72%) C++
11 294 (2.59%) VBA
12 285 (2.51%) Ruby
13 283 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 209 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 177 (1.56%) VB
15 177 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 164 (1.44%) Scala
17 163 (1.43%) C
18 112 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 99 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1723 (15.15%) Degree
2 336 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 332 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 188 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 168 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 89 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 78 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 78 (0.69%) PhD
8 65 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 61 (0.54%) ISEB
10 54 (0.47%) MCSE
11 44 (0.39%) CISM
11 44 (0.39%) MCITP
12 43 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 42 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 40 (0.35%) CISSP
15 37 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.31%) MCSA
17 34 (0.30%) PMP
18 32 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 419 (3.68%) QA
3 132 (1.16%) SLA
4 102 (0.90%) GDPR
5 61 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 54 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (0.46%) PMO
8 48 (0.42%) GCP
9 21 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 14 (0.12%) COBIT
12 13 (0.11%) IFRS
13 11 (0.097%) RMADS
14 10 (0.088%) SEPA
15 9 (0.079%) Basel III
16 8 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 6 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
17 6 (0.053%) ISO 9001
18 5 (0.044%) NEBOSH
18 5 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 252 (2.22%) Docker
2 208 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 65 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.35%) HDFS
6 28 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.16%) XenApp
10 16 (0.14%) KVM
11 13 (0.11%) Varnish
11 13 (0.11%) XenServer
12 12 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.097%) BitLocker
13 11 (0.097%) Cronacle
13 11 (0.097%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 170 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 168 (1.48%) Ansible
3 167 (1.47%) Puppet
4 128 (1.13%) Kubernetes
5 69 (0.61%) Terraform
6 43 (0.38%) SCCM
7 41 (0.36%) Kibana
8 39 (0.34%) Packer
9 34 (0.30%) Oozie
10 33 (0.29%) logstash
10 33 (0.29%) Mesos
11 27 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (0.23%) Grafana
13 21 (0.18%) SCOM
14 19 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (0.17%) Nagios
15 18 (0.16%) ZABBIX
16 17 (0.15%) linkerd
16 17 (0.15%) Prometheus
16 17 (0.15%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3137 (27.58%) Microsoft
2 2712 (23.85%) SAP
3 1556 (13.68%) Tableau
4 1429 (12.56%) Oracle
5 588 (5.17%) Cognos
6 408 (3.59%) Google
7 354 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
8 297 (2.61%) Informatica
9 265 (2.33%) IBM
10 186 (1.64%) Teradata
11 164 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 139 (1.22%) VMware
13 128 (1.13%) Adobe
14 117 (1.03%) Apple
14 117 (1.03%) Talend
15 104 (0.91%) Hyperion
16 99 (0.87%) Alteryx
17 84 (0.74%) TIBCO
18 77 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
19 72 (0.63%) Cisco