Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6,683 8,752 10,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.46% 5.81% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 6.31% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,488 7,158 8,540
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,100 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.22% - -

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 112,571 138,810 162,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89,192 109,498 131,881
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 18 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 16 February 2020. 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 -7 6,059 £52,500 +0.78% 1,223
UK excluding London -5 3,581 £45,100 +0.22% 862
London -5 2,799 £60,000 - 436
South East -6 920 £52,500 +0.96% 171
North of England -3 818 £45,000 - 299
South West -1 624 £45,000 - 101
Midlands -13 534 £42,000 -6.67% 144
North West -1 510 £45,000 - 188
West Midlands -2 374 £42,500 -7.61% 91
East of England +23 343 £50,000 +5.26% 72
Yorkshire -23 233 £47,500 +5.56% 83
Scotland -2 216 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands -19 160 £37,500 -11.76% 52
Wales +6 106 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North East -9 76 £40,177 +0.44% 28
Northern Ireland -4 21 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 3,724 (55.72%) SQL
2 2,550 (38.16%) Power Platform
3 2,534 (37.92%) Power BI
4 2,152 (32.20%) SQL Server
5 2,077 (31.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2,037 (30.48%) Finance
7 1,961 (29.34%) Analytics
8 1,852 (27.71%) Microsoft
9 1,712 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
10 1,658 (24.81%) Azure
11 1,590 (23.79%) ETL
12 1,589 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1,435 (21.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1,272 (19.03%) Analytical Skills
15 1,209 (18.09%) Python
16 1,203 (18.00%) Tableau
17 1,191 (17.82%) Data Modelling
18 1,117 (16.71%) Visualisation
19 990 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 891 (13.33%) Marketing
21 860 (12.87%) Oracle
22 857 (12.82%) T-SQL
23 851 (12.73%) SAP
24 799 (11.96%) .NET
25 783 (11.72%) Degree
26 753 (11.27%) C#
27 747 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
28 655 (9.80%) AWS
29 646 (9.67%) Data Analysis
30 635 (9.50%) Data 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
1 480 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 277 (4.14%) Apache Spark
3 210 (3.14%) SAS
4 209 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 117 (1.75%) Apache
6 84 (1.26%) Confluence
7 79 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
8 51 (0.76%) CMS
9 49 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 45 (0.67%) IIS
11 33 (0.49%) MS Exchange
12 27 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 26 (0.39%) Jupyter
14 25 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 23 (0.34%) ArcGIS
16 16 (0.24%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.22%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (0.19%) Drupal
18 13 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 630 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 240 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 74 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 63 (0.94%) SPSS
6 26 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.19%) Figma
8 13 (0.19%) Sketch
9 7 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.090%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.075%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.060%) InVision
12 4 (0.060%) Marvel
12 4 (0.060%) Notepad++
13 3 (0.045%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.030%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 276 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 249 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 55 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 43 (0.64%) NetSuite
6 39 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 29 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 22 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
9 21 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
10 18 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 17 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.22%) FastStats
12 15 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
13 14 (0.21%) Shopify
14 12 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
14 12 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
15 11 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
15 11 (0.16%) Workday HCM
16 10 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,550 (38.16%) Power Platform
2 1,658 (24.81%) Azure
3 655 (9.80%) AWS
4 367 (5.49%) Dynamics 365
5 259 (3.88%) Office 365
6 236 (3.53%) GCP
7 214 (3.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 201 (3.01%) SaaS
9 142 (2.12%) PaaS
10 118 (1.77%) PowerApps
11 78 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 78 (1.17%) Google Analytics
12 72 (1.08%) Amazon S3
13 69 (1.03%) Serverless
14 65 (0.97%) IaaS
15 39 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
16 38 (0.57%) Azure Stack
16 38 (0.57%) OneDrive
17 36 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
17 36 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.11%) Firewall
2 46 (0.69%) Internet
3 45 (0.67%) DNS
4 34 (0.51%) DHCP
5 33 (0.49%) Skype
6 31 (0.46%) VPN
7 28 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 27 (0.40%) Network Security
9 26 (0.39%) Intranet
10 18 (0.27%) SAN
11 16 (0.24%) WAN
12 14 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.21%) Wireless
13 13 (0.19%) SSL
14 12 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (0.18%) VLAN
15 10 (0.15%) NetScaler
16 9 (0.13%) Kerberos
17 8 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,534 (37.92%) Power BI
2 2,152 (32.20%) SQL Server
3 2,077 (31.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1,589 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,435 (21.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 990 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 631 (9.44%) Big Data
8 430 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
9 423 (6.33%) Data Lake
10 380 (5.69%) QlikView
11 311 (4.65%) Relational Database
12 271 (4.06%) Hadoop
13 251 (3.76%) NoSQL
14 250 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
15 225 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
16 208 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 194 (2.90%) Looker
18 182 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
19 179 (2.68%) Snowflake Schema
20 174 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 310 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 224 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 220 (3.29%) JIRA
4 183 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 84 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 77 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 75 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 65 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 60 (0.90%) Selenium
10 51 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 44 (0.66%) SoapUI
12 37 (0.55%) Maven
13 35 (0.52%) JUnit
14 30 (0.45%) ERwin
14 30 (0.45%) Subversion
15 29 (0.43%) SpecFlow
16 28 (0.42%) Postman
17 26 (0.39%) Cucumber
17 26 (0.39%) NUnit
18 23 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2,037 (30.48%) Finance
2 891 (13.33%) Marketing
3 583 (8.72%) Public Sector
4 532 (7.96%) Manufacturing
5 519 (7.77%) Telecoms
6 444 (6.64%) Electronics
7 328 (4.91%) Retail
8 258 (3.86%) Legal
9 171 (2.56%) Banking
10 122 (1.83%) Law
11 75 (1.12%) Advertising
12 72 (1.08%) Games
13 60 (0.90%) Back Office
14 44 (0.66%) Publishing
15 37 (0.55%) Automotive
16 27 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.39%) Front Office
18 19 (0.28%) Billing
18 19 (0.28%) Military
19 16 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,999 (29.91%) Developer
2 1,605 (24.02%) Analyst
3 972 (14.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 600 (8.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 555 (8.30%) Architect
6 521 (7.80%) Data Analyst
7 461 (6.90%) Consultant
8 370 (5.54%) Data Engineer
9 362 (5.42%) SQL Developer
10 315 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 299 (4.47%) Data Architect
12 249 (3.73%) Business Analyst
13 196 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
14 193 (2.89%) Business Developer
15 191 (2.86%) .NET Developer
16 179 (2.68%) Project Manager
17 169 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
18 159 (2.38%) DBA
19 156 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
20 154 (2.30%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (11.96%) .NET
2 313 (4.68%) Web Services
3 265 (3.97%) HTML
4 253 (3.79%) ASP.NET
5 251 (3.76%) CSS
6 218 (3.26%) REST
7 204 (3.05%) AngularJS
8 199 (2.98%) J2EE
9 173 (2.59%) XML
10 134 (2.01%) MDX
11 133 (1.99%) SOAP
12 128 (1.92%) RESTful
13 127 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 124 (1.86%) Kafka
15 123 (1.84%) jQuery
16 117 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 109 (1.63%) React
18 108 (1.62%) WCF
19 100 (1.50%) .NET Framework
20 97 (1.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,272 (19.03%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 189 (2.83%) Data Structures
4 176 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 168 (2.51%) User Experience
6 128 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 98 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 74 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 73 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (0.94%) Reinsurance
11 55 (0.82%) Social Media
12 54 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 51 (0.76%) NHS
14 47 (0.70%) Replication
15 42 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
15 42 (0.63%) Virtual Team
16 40 (0.60%) Clustering
17 31 (0.46%) FMCG
18 30 (0.45%) Driving Licence
19 26 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 357 (5.34%) Windows
2 308 (4.61%) Linux
3 204 (3.05%) Unix
4 106 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 42 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 23 (0.34%) CentOS
8 20 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.30%) Solaris
9 19 (0.28%) Android
10 15 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.15%) VMS
14 6 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.090%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.090%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.075%) Debian
15 5 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,961 (29.34%) Analytics
2 1,712 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,590 (23.79%) ETL
4 1,191 (17.82%) Data Modelling
5 1,117 (16.71%) Visualisation
6 747 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
7 646 (9.67%) Data Analysis
8 635 (9.50%) Data Visualisation
9 600 (8.98%) Data Science
10 599 (8.96%) Data Analytics
11 566 (8.47%) CRM
12 526 (7.87%) DevOps
13 509 (7.62%) Project Management
14 481 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
15 477 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 474 (7.09%) Data Management
17 470 (7.03%) Programme Management
18 455 (6.81%) Migration
19 396 (5.93%) Decision-Making
20 368 (5.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3,724 (55.72%) SQL
2 1,209 (18.09%) Python
3 857 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 753 (11.27%) C#
5 624 (9.34%) Java
6 451 (6.75%) R
7 432 (6.46%) JavaScript
8 272 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 236 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 211 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 162 (2.42%) VBA
12 156 (2.33%) C
13 147 (2.20%) Scala
14 117 (1.75%) C++
15 82 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 82 (1.23%) VB
16 75 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 70 (1.05%) X++
18 68 (1.02%) Bash Shell
19 65 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 783 (11.72%) Degree
2 176 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 150 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 100 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 41 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 36 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 36 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
9 27 (0.40%) DBS Check
9 27 (0.40%) PhD
10 22 (0.33%) MCSA
10 22 (0.33%) MCSE
11 21 (0.31%) ISEB
11 21 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.30%) CISSP
13 18 (0.27%) ACCA
14 17 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (6.87%) Data Quality
2 263 (3.94%) QA
3 161 (2.41%) GDPR
4 64 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (0.81%) SLA
6 41 (0.61%) PMO
7 24 (0.36%) GAAP
7 24 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
9 14 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 12 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.16%) COBIT
12 10 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.12%) HL7
13 8 (0.12%) RMADS
14 6 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.075%) GLP
15 5 (0.075%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.060%) WAI
System Software
1 140 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 109 (1.63%) Docker
3 54 (0.81%) HDFS
4 48 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.40%) XenApp
7 22 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.16%) vSphere
11 10 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.10%) KVM
13 5 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.045%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.030%) Firmware
16 1 (0.015%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.015%) Postfix
16 1 (0.015%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 47 (0.70%) Ansible
3 41 (0.61%) SCCM
4 38 (0.57%) Kibana
5 34 (0.51%) Oozie
6 31 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (0.46%) Puppet
6 31 (0.46%) Terraform
7 21 (0.31%) Automic
8 16 (0.24%) SCOM
9 15 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.19%) Control-M
11 10 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (0.15%) logstash
11 10 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.15%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.10%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1,852 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 1,203 (18.00%) Tableau
3 860 (12.87%) Oracle
4 851 (12.73%) SAP
5 275 (4.11%) Google
6 230 (3.44%) Cognos
7 198 (2.96%) Informatica
8 170 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
9 161 (2.41%) Teradata
10 126 (1.89%) Alteryx
11 118 (1.77%) Databricks
11 118 (1.77%) IBM
12 107 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
13 98 (1.47%) Cadence
14 76 (1.14%) VMware
15 75 (1.12%) Talend
15 75 (1.12%) UiPath
16 74 (1.11%) Blue Prism
17 69 (1.03%) Adobe
18 67 (1.00%) Automation Anywhere