Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 10,383 9,887 13,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.93% 5.63% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 6.29% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,552 8,329 11,641
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,000 £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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 24 February 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 24 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
England +3 9,716 £50,000 - 1,337
UK excluding London +7 5,967 £45,000 - 921
London -1 4,098 £57,500 - 487
North of England +11 1,637 £42,500 +2.41% 250
South East -15 1,401 £47,500 -5.00% 193
Midlands +6 1,033 £40,000 -5.88% 160
North West -2 836 £45,000 +12.50% 138
South West +17 800 £42,500 -5.56% 128
West Midlands +11 781 £40,000 -5.88% 84
Yorkshire +20 683 £42,500 - 97
East of England +6 659 £49,750 -0.50% 112
Scotland +7 342 £45,000 +1.12% 53
East Midlands -14 255 £40,000 -5.88% 74
Wales +30 119 £34,625 -13.44% 22
North East +27 115 £35,500 -17.92% 15
Northern Ireland +2 33 £30,000 - 3
Channel Islands - 2 £56,250 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 5,437 (52.36%) SQL
2 4,189 (40.34%) SQL Server
3 3,225 (31.06%) Microsoft
4 3,212 (30.94%) Finance
5 3,110 (29.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2,965 (28.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,946 (28.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,521 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
9 2,373 (22.85%) ETL
10 2,365 (22.78%) Analytics
11 2,041 (19.66%) Power BI
12 2,024 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,942 (18.70%) T-SQL
14 1,646 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
15 1,586 (15.27%) Tableau
16 1,462 (14.08%) Data Modelling
17 1,458 (14.04%) SAP
18 1,303 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,302 (12.54%) C#
20 1,296 (12.48%) .NET
21 1,279 (12.32%) Oracle
22 1,258 (12.12%) Degree
23 1,219 (11.74%) Marketing
24 1,202 (11.58%) Visualisation
25 1,012 (9.75%) Big Data
26 1,004 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
27 983 (9.47%) QlikView
28 863 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
29 852 (8.21%) Data Management
30 838 (8.07%) JavaScript

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
1 479 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 357 (3.44%) SAS
3 323 (3.11%) Apache Spark
4 144 (1.39%) Apache
5 116 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 91 (0.88%) Confluence
7 90 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 75 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 71 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 65 (0.63%) IIS
11 59 (0.57%) CMS
12 57 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 46 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 45 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 43 (0.41%) JBoss
16 40 (0.39%) Mule
17 39 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
18 35 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
19 34 (0.33%) NetWeaver
20 31 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1,004 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 387 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
3 129 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 98 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 91 (0.88%) SPSS
6 79 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 66 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
8 43 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 39 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 12 (0.12%) Weka
13 10 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.087%) Camtasia
15 8 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
16 6 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.039%) Chatbot
17 4 (0.039%) CPLEX
17 4 (0.039%) Stata
18 3 (0.029%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 224 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
1 224 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 98 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 93 (0.90%) SAP BPC
5 70 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
6 60 (0.58%) NetSuite
6 60 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 55 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
8 47 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
9 43 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
10 42 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
11 40 (0.39%) SAP FI
12 33 (0.32%) SAP CO
12 33 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 31 (0.30%) Elite 3E
14 22 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
15 21 (0.20%) HFM
16 18 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
17 17 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,303 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 710 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 252 (2.43%) SaaS
4 244 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 181 (1.74%) Office 365
6 131 (1.26%) PaaS
7 121 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 115 (1.11%) IaaS
9 110 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 108 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 108 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
11 95 (0.91%) GitHub
12 81 (0.78%) Google Analytics
13 75 (0.72%) Serverless
14 65 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
15 62 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
16 50 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
17 44 (0.42%) Amazon S3
18 38 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
19 35 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 133 (1.28%) Firewall
2 128 (1.23%) Internet
3 103 (0.99%) HTTP
4 87 (0.84%) SMS
5 59 (0.57%) Network Security
6 58 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 55 (0.53%) DNS
8 39 (0.38%) LAN
8 39 (0.38%) VPN
9 38 (0.37%) TCP/IP
10 36 (0.35%) WAN
11 32 (0.31%) Intranet
12 29 (0.28%) SAN
13 28 (0.27%) SSL
14 23 (0.22%) DHCP
15 18 (0.17%) Skype
16 17 (0.16%) Kerberos
17 15 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (0.14%) VoIP
17 15 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,189 (40.34%) SQL Server
2 3,110 (29.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2,965 (28.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,946 (28.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,041 (19.66%) Power BI
6 2,024 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,012 (9.75%) Big Data
8 983 (9.47%) QlikView
9 749 (7.21%) BusinessObjects
10 592 (5.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 559 (5.38%) Hadoop
12 558 (5.37%) Relational Database
13 549 (5.29%) NoSQL
14 488 (4.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 428 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 423 (4.07%) OLAP
17 387 (3.73%) MySQL
18 342 (3.29%) Data Lake
19 329 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 317 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 448 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 318 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 307 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 297 (2.86%) JIRA
5 165 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 123 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 71 (0.68%) NUnit
8 68 (0.65%) Moq
9 66 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 60 (0.58%) ERwin
11 58 (0.56%) Selenium
12 56 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
13 55 (0.53%) Subversion
14 53 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 51 (0.49%) gulp
16 47 (0.45%) GitLab
16 47 (0.45%) Jasmine
17 46 (0.44%) Maven
17 46 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
18 44 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 3,212 (30.94%) Finance
2 1,219 (11.74%) Marketing
3 804 (7.74%) Manufacturing
4 701 (6.75%) Retail
5 681 (6.56%) Telecoms
6 627 (6.04%) Electronics
7 562 (5.41%) Advertising
8 502 (4.83%) Banking
9 449 (4.32%) Legal
10 235 (2.26%) Games
11 140 (1.35%) Law
12 131 (1.26%) Publishing
13 116 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 114 (1.10%) Financial Institution
15 91 (0.88%) Investment Banking
16 79 (0.76%) Front Office
17 76 (0.73%) Billing
18 75 (0.72%) Back Office
19 69 (0.66%) Automotive
20 55 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,766 (36.27%) Developer
2 1,993 (19.19%) Analyst
3 1,751 (16.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 981 (9.45%) Consultant
5 961 (9.26%) SQL Developer
6 751 (7.23%) Architect
7 743 (7.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 558 (5.37%) SQL BI Developer
9 459 (4.42%) Data Analyst
10 452 (4.35%) Business Developer
11 447 (4.31%) DBA
12 439 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 437 (4.21%) Business Analyst
14 400 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
15 398 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 368 (3.54%) SQL DBA
17 359 (3.46%) Data Architect
18 350 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
19 349 (3.36%) Senior Developer
20 340 (3.27%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,296 (12.48%) .NET
2 659 (6.35%) HTML
3 651 (6.27%) ASP.NET
4 502 (4.83%) CSS
5 453 (4.36%) Web Services
6 391 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 339 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 317 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 316 (3.04%) XML
10 301 (2.90%) RESTful
11 293 (2.82%) MDX
12 290 (2.79%) REST
13 276 (2.66%) WCF
14 250 (2.41%) .NET Framework
15 245 (2.36%) Node.js
16 230 (2.22%) HTML5
17 226 (2.18%) jQuery
18 180 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 165 (1.59%) JSON
20 155 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,646 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 473 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 457 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 298 (2.87%) User Experience
5 247 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 219 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 209 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 187 (1.80%) Fintech
9 157 (1.51%) Replication
10 122 (1.17%) Clustering
11 118 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 110 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 104 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 101 (0.97%) NHS
15 97 (0.93%) BBC
16 87 (0.84%) Data Centre
17 70 (0.67%) Credit Risk
18 65 (0.63%) Driving Licence
18 65 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
19 63 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 615 (5.92%) Windows
2 516 (4.97%) Linux
3 228 (2.20%) Unix
4 192 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 97 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 90 (0.87%) Android
8 55 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 41 (0.39%) AIX
11 40 (0.39%) CentOS
12 39 (0.38%) Solaris
13 35 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 33 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.31%) Debian
16 26 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.20%) HPUX
18 19 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.13%) Windows XP
20 13 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,521 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2,373 (22.85%) ETL
3 2,365 (22.78%) Analytics
4 1,462 (14.08%) Data Modelling
5 1,202 (11.58%) Visualisation
6 863 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 852 (8.21%) Data Management
8 801 (7.71%) CRM
9 728 (7.01%) Data Analysis
10 693 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
11 683 (6.58%) Scrum
12 652 (6.28%) Project Management
13 647 (6.23%) Data Analytics
14 633 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
15 620 (5.97%) Programme Management
16 616 (5.93%) ERP
17 572 (5.51%) MVC
18 555 (5.35%) SDLC
19 512 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
20 510 (4.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5,437 (52.36%) SQL
2 1,942 (18.70%) T-SQL
3 1,302 (12.54%) C#
4 838 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 809 (7.79%) Python
6 780 (7.51%) Java
7 400 (3.85%) R
8 339 (3.26%) VBA
9 321 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 307 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 238 (2.29%) Ruby
12 221 (2.13%) PHP
13 174 (1.68%) VB
14 162 (1.56%) C++
15 156 (1.50%) Scala
16 148 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 123 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 90 (0.87%) C
19 78 (0.75%) Shell Script
20 75 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,258 (12.12%) Degree
2 265 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 239 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 160 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 132 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 87 (0.84%) ISEB
7 81 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 66 (0.64%) MCSA
8 66 (0.64%) MCSE
9 64 (0.62%) PhD
10 61 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
11 58 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 54 (0.52%) ISTQB
12 54 (0.52%) PMP
13 37 (0.36%) DV Cleared
14 33 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 29 (0.28%) MBA
17 25 (0.24%) CIMA
17 25 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 504 (4.85%) QA
3 178 (1.71%) GDPR
4 159 (1.53%) SLA
5 121 (1.17%) PMO
6 57 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 38 (0.37%) GCP
8 31 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 25 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 20 (0.19%) COBIT
12 19 (0.18%) SEPA
13 15 (0.14%) IFRS
14 13 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 10 (0.096%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.087%) EMIR
17 8 (0.077%) Basel III
18 7 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
18 7 (0.067%) TARGET2
19 6 (0.058%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 240 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 160 (1.54%) Docker
3 71 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 62 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (0.52%) HDFS
6 52 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 30 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 17 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.14%) XenApp
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.058%) vSphere
13 6 (0.058%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.048%) Firmware
15 3 (0.029%) NFS
15 3 (0.029%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.019%) MapR-FS
16 2 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 88 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 81 (0.78%) Ansible
3 76 (0.73%) SCCM
4 73 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (0.61%) Puppet
6 48 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 42 (0.40%) SCOM
8 28 (0.27%) Oozie
9 25 (0.24%) SCVMM
10 20 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 19 (0.18%) Terraform
12 18 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 18 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.12%) Ambari
14 10 (0.096%) Failover Clustering
14 10 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (0.087%) Perfmon
15 9 (0.087%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3,225 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 1,586 (15.27%) Tableau
3 1,458 (14.04%) SAP
4 1,279 (12.32%) Oracle
5 525 (5.06%) Cognos
6 308 (2.97%) Google
7 282 (2.72%) Informatica
8 260 (2.50%) IBM
9 224 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
10 223 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
11 184 (1.77%) Teradata
12 147 (1.42%) Talend
13 143 (1.38%) Alteryx
14 120 (1.16%) VMware
15 110 (1.06%) Adobe
16 93 (0.90%) HP
17 89 (0.86%) Capita
18 82 (0.79%) TIBCO
19 71 (0.68%) Hyperion
20 70 (0.67%) Citrix