Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11681 11539 13425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.60% 5.85% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 6.57% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9259 9650 11260
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +1.12%

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +4 11017 £49,000 -2.00% 697
UK excluding London +13 6709 £44,000 -2.22% 463
London -8 4665 £56,000 -2.61% 271
North of England +6 1776 £42,500 - 143
South East +15 1738 £47,500 - 93
South West +26 1094 £45,000 +5.88% 82
Midlands -1 1053 £40,000 -5.88% 57
North West +9 1042 £40,000 -3.61% 85
West Midlands +11 710 £40,000 -0.62% 36
Yorkshire -3 624 £42,500 -5.56% 44
East of England -3 618 £42,500 -5.56% 49
Scotland -7 345 £45,000 -5.26% 27
East Midlands -9 328 £42,500 -3.23% 21
North East +34 109 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Wales -9 85 £40,000 - 10
Northern Ireland -2 34 £35,000 -12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 5878 (50.32%) SQL
2 4602 (39.40%) Finance
3 4069 (34.83%) SQL Server
4 3359 (28.76%) Microsoft
5 3340 (28.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3040 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2985 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2939 (25.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2721 (23.29%) SAP
10 2450 (20.97%) Marketing
11 2353 (20.14%) ETL
12 2225 (19.05%) Analytics
13 2177 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2026 (17.34%) Manufacturing
15 2025 (17.34%) T-SQL
16 1981 (16.96%) Telecoms
17 1883 (16.12%) Digital Marketing
18 1880 (16.09%) Programme Management
19 1863 (15.95%) Electronics
20 1808 (15.48%) Degree
21 1677 (14.36%) Power BI
22 1600 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
23 1580 (13.53%) .NET
24 1516 (12.98%) Tableau
25 1468 (12.57%) Oracle
26 1435 (12.28%) C#
27 1352 (11.57%) Java
28 1273 (10.90%) Data Modelling
28 1273 (10.90%) Big Data
29 1204 (10.31%) 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
1 461 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 456 (3.90%) SAS
3 326 (2.79%) Apache Spark
4 202 (1.73%) Apache
5 151 (1.29%) CMS
6 144 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 125 (1.07%) IIS
8 112 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 94 (0.80%) Mule
10 91 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 79 (0.68%) JBoss
12 77 (0.66%) Confluence
13 74 (0.63%) Mule ESB
14 61 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 58 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 51 (0.44%) NetWeaver
17 50 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (0.36%) WebSphere
19 40 (0.34%) MS Exchange
20 38 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1076 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 360 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 204 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 154 (1.32%) SPSS
5 131 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 59 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 59 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 50 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 35 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 32 (0.27%) FileZilla
11 16 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
12 15 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 13 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
14 8 (0.068%) Camtasia
15 7 (0.060%) Moqups
16 5 (0.043%) InDesign
16 5 (0.043%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 180 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 176 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 138 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 131 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 88 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 79 (0.68%) SAP BPC
7 69 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
8 62 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
9 59 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
10 54 (0.46%) SAP ERP
11 47 (0.40%) SAP FI
12 44 (0.38%) SAP CO
12 44 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
13 33 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
14 30 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
15 29 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
16 28 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
17 24 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
17 24 (0.21%) Magento
18 22 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1166 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 936 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
3 368 (3.15%) SaaS
4 218 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 138 (1.18%) Office 365
6 135 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 126 (1.08%) GitHub
8 123 (1.05%) Google Analytics
9 101 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
10 100 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 85 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
12 79 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
13 71 (0.61%) IaaS
14 69 (0.59%) PaaS
15 60 (0.51%) Amazon S3
16 54 (0.46%) Google Play
17 42 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
18 40 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
19 31 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 23 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 131 (1.12%) Internet
2 106 (0.91%) HTTP
3 80 (0.68%) FTP
4 70 (0.60%) Intranet
5 60 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 57 (0.49%) Firewall
7 51 (0.44%) DNS
8 49 (0.42%) SMS
9 48 (0.41%) WAN
10 40 (0.34%) LAN
11 36 (0.31%) SAN
12 35 (0.30%) DHCP
13 33 (0.28%) VPN
14 32 (0.27%) SMTP
15 30 (0.26%) SSL
16 29 (0.25%) AMQP
17 23 (0.20%) VLAN
18 22 (0.19%) MPLS
19 19 (0.16%) Skype
20 17 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4069 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 3340 (28.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3040 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2939 (25.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2177 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1677 (14.36%) Power BI
7 1273 (10.90%) Big Data
8 1063 (9.10%) QlikView
9 888 (7.60%) BusinessObjects
10 772 (6.61%) Relational Database
11 663 (5.68%) NoSQL
12 656 (5.62%) Hadoop
13 632 (5.41%) MySQL
14 572 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 564 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
16 553 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 553 (4.73%) SQL Server 2016
17 432 (3.70%) OLAP
18 352 (3.01%) SAP BW
19 351 (3.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 583 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 394 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 356 (3.05%) JIRA
4 330 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 193 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 172 (1.47%) JUnit
7 142 (1.22%) Subversion
8 129 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 122 (1.04%) Selenium
9 122 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 116 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
11 82 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 79 (0.68%) IntelliJ
13 75 (0.64%) Maven
14 68 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 67 (0.57%) Eclipse
16 62 (0.53%) Cucumber
16 62 (0.53%) gulp
17 53 (0.45%) WebDriver
18 51 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4602 (39.40%) Finance
2 2450 (20.97%) Marketing
3 2026 (17.34%) Manufacturing
4 1981 (16.96%) Telecoms
5 1863 (15.95%) Electronics
6 1052 (9.01%) Retail
7 786 (6.73%) Legal
8 609 (5.21%) Banking
9 358 (3.06%) Games
10 308 (2.64%) Advertising
11 208 (1.78%) Retail Banking
12 171 (1.46%) Investment Banking
13 146 (1.25%) Law
14 144 (1.23%) Publishing
15 117 (1.00%) Front Office
16 107 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 102 (0.87%) Back Office
18 84 (0.72%) Financial Institution
19 60 (0.51%) Billing
20 54 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4559 (39.03%) Developer
2 2232 (19.11%) Analyst
3 1826 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1242 (10.63%) SQL Developer
5 1011 (8.66%) Consultant
6 804 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 652 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 652 (5.58%) SQL BI Developer
8 649 (5.56%) Architect
9 525 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 494 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 489 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
12 422 (3.61%) SSIS Developer
13 413 (3.54%) Data Analyst
14 401 (3.43%) DBA
15 389 (3.33%) Business Developer
16 387 (3.31%) SQL Server Developer
17 359 (3.07%) SSRS Developer
18 353 (3.02%) C# Developer
19 350 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1580 (13.53%) .NET
2 1056 (9.04%) HTML
3 882 (7.55%) CSS
4 684 (5.86%) ASP.NET
5 621 (5.32%) XML
6 607 (5.20%) Web Services
7 460 (3.94%) AngularJS
8 441 (3.78%) HTML5
9 396 (3.39%) MDX
10 389 (3.33%) jQuery
11 380 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 369 (3.16%) REST
13 351 (3.00%) JSON
14 316 (2.71%) RESTful
15 301 (2.58%) Node.js
16 269 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 264 (2.26%) .NET Framework
18 246 (2.11%) SOAP
19 242 (2.07%) Spring
20 234 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1600 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 624 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 522 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 388 (3.32%) User Experience
5 253 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 225 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 209 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 161 (1.38%) Fintech
9 145 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 143 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 142 (1.22%) Replication
12 135 (1.16%) Social Media
13 127 (1.09%) Clustering
14 104 (0.89%) BBC
15 90 (0.77%) FMCG
16 88 (0.75%) Credit Risk
17 69 (0.59%) NHS
18 61 (0.52%) Public Cloud
19 60 (0.51%) N-Tier
20 58 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 904 (7.74%) Linux
2 723 (6.19%) Windows
3 309 (2.65%) Unix
4 225 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 213 (1.82%) Android
6 189 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 83 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 60 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (0.45%) Debian
12 51 (0.44%) CentOS
13 22 (0.19%) Solaris
13 22 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.15%) AIX
17 10 (0.086%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2985 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2353 (20.14%) ETL
3 2225 (19.05%) Analytics
4 1883 (16.12%) Digital Marketing
5 1880 (16.09%) Programme Management
6 1273 (10.90%) Data Modelling
7 1173 (10.04%) Visualisation
8 910 (7.79%) Scrum
9 846 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 818 (7.00%) Data Visualisation
11 801 (6.86%) Data Analysis
12 790 (6.76%) Project Management
13 789 (6.75%) Data Management
14 746 (6.39%) MVC
15 714 (6.11%) Mentoring
16 697 (5.97%) CRM
17 669 (5.73%) ERP
18 627 (5.37%) TDD
19 558 (4.78%) Data Analytics
20 539 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5878 (50.32%) SQL
2 2025 (17.34%) T-SQL
3 1435 (12.28%) C#
4 1352 (11.57%) Java
5 1204 (10.31%) JavaScript
6 952 (8.15%) Python
7 432 (3.70%) R
8 393 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 381 (3.26%) PHP
10 334 (2.86%) C++
11 308 (2.64%) Ruby
12 290 (2.48%) VBA
13 254 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 210 (1.80%) C
14 210 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 208 (1.78%) VB
16 199 (1.70%) VB.NET
17 154 (1.32%) Scala
18 147 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 117 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1808 (15.48%) Degree
2 378 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 286 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 193 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 99 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 81 (0.69%) ISEB
8 72 (0.62%) PhD
9 70 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 55 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 55 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 45 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 40 (0.34%) CISM
12 40 (0.34%) MCSE
13 38 (0.33%) CISSP
13 38 (0.33%) PMP
14 37 (0.32%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 32 (0.27%) MCSA
17 31 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 626 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 389 (3.33%) QA
3 117 (1.00%) SLA
4 61 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.50%) GDPR
6 56 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (0.36%) PMO
8 34 (0.29%) GCP
9 21 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.14%) Basel III
12 11 (0.094%) COBIT
13 10 (0.086%) RMADS
14 8 (0.068%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.051%) SEPA
15 6 (0.051%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.034%) DO-254
16 4 (0.034%) WCAG
17 3 (0.026%) Basel II
System Software
1 238 (2.04%) Docker
2 195 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 74 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.28%) HDFS
7 24 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 22 (0.19%) KVM
9 21 (0.18%) XenApp
10 15 (0.13%) XenServer
11 14 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.11%) Varnish
12 13 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.086%) Cronacle
15 9 (0.077%) Shibboleth
16 6 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.051%) vSphere
17 5 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 197 (1.69%) Ansible
2 177 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 175 (1.50%) Puppet
4 108 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 89 (0.76%) Terraform
6 56 (0.48%) Kibana
7 44 (0.38%) Packer
8 37 (0.32%) logstash
9 36 (0.31%) Mesos
10 26 (0.22%) Grafana
10 26 (0.22%) Oozie
11 24 (0.21%) Nagios
11 24 (0.21%) ZABBIX
12 23 (0.20%) SCCM
13 17 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (0.15%) Prometheus
13 17 (0.15%) Salt
13 17 (0.15%) Zipkin
14 14 (0.12%) WSUS
15 13 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3359 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 2721 (23.29%) SAP
3 1516 (12.98%) Tableau
4 1468 (12.57%) Oracle
5 548 (4.69%) Cognos
6 422 (3.61%) Google
7 332 (2.84%) MicroStrategy
8 289 (2.47%) Informatica
9 256 (2.19%) IBM
10 181 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 150 (1.28%) Teradata
11 150 (1.28%) VMware
12 146 (1.25%) Apple
13 134 (1.15%) Adobe
14 120 (1.03%) Alteryx
15 116 (0.99%) Talend
16 100 (0.86%) Hyperion
17 91 (0.78%) Birst
18 87 (0.74%) Jaspersoft
19 81 (0.69%) Netezza