Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,548 11,684 11,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.61% 6.59% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 7.20% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,911 9,265 9,680
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -

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 155,135 162,234 179,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,518 129,213 149,814
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 August 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 18 August 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 -11 8,940 £50,000 +2.04% 1,205
UK excluding London -13 5,163 £45,000 +2.27% 804
London -7 4,099 £60,000 +7.14% 449
North of England -7 1,386 £45,000 +5.88% 236
South East -31 1,174 £50,000 +5.26% 166
Midlands +2 893 £42,500 +6.25% 137
South West -12 800 £42,500 -5.56% 148
North West -10 772 £45,000 +12.50% 123
West Midlands -4 536 £42,500 +6.25% 90
East of England -3 524 £45,000 +5.88% 65
Yorkshire -5 504 £45,000 +5.88% 86
East Midlands +8 355 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Scotland -11 275 £43,500 -3.33% 37
Wales +26 134 £42,500 +6.25% 11
North East -11 118 £37,500 -21.05% 27
Northern Ireland -17 15 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 5,236 (54.84%) SQL
2 3,886 (40.70%) SQL Server
3 3,339 (34.97%) Microsoft
4 3,136 (32.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3,047 (31.91%) Finance
6 2,982 (31.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2,972 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2,622 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
9 2,439 (25.54%) Power BI
10 2,314 (24.24%) Analytics
11 2,193 (22.97%) ETL
12 2,180 (22.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,909 (19.99%) T-SQL
14 1,604 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,471 (15.41%) C#
16 1,466 (15.35%) Tableau
17 1,456 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
18 1,407 (14.74%) .NET
19 1,279 (13.40%) Data Modelling
20 1,269 (13.29%) Visualisation
21 1,265 (13.25%) Degree
22 1,261 (13.21%) SAP
23 1,213 (12.70%) Oracle
24 1,109 (11.61%) Marketing
25 959 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
26 957 (10.02%) Big Data
27 947 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
28 878 (9.20%) JavaScript
29 854 (8.94%) Java
30 841 (8.81%) Python

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
1 430 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 290 (3.04%) SAS
3 263 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 178 (1.86%) Confluence
5 160 (1.68%) IIS
6 83 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 74 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 73 (0.76%) Apache
9 69 (0.72%) CMS
10 63 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
11 46 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 44 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 42 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (0.40%) Apache Pig
15 30 (0.31%) MS Exchange
16 25 (0.26%) JBoss
17 23 (0.24%) NetWeaver
18 20 (0.21%) Mule
19 19 (0.20%) NServiceBus
19 19 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 959 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 268 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 116 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (1.01%) SPSS
5 90 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 39 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.10%) InVision
12 9 (0.094%) Camtasia
13 8 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.084%) Stata
14 4 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.031%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.031%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.031%) Moqups
15 3 (0.031%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 198 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 170 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 122 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 112 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 88 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
6 78 (0.82%) NetSuite
7 73 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
8 59 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
9 53 (0.56%) SAP BPC
9 53 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
10 45 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
11 37 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 34 (0.36%) Markit EDM
13 27 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
14 22 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.22%) SAP FI
16 20 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
17 19 (0.20%) SAP CO
17 19 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
18 18 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,604 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 733 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
3 316 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
4 246 (2.58%) SaaS
5 201 (2.11%) PaaS
6 196 (2.05%) Office 365
7 153 (1.60%) IaaS
8 140 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
9 131 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
10 130 (1.36%) Amazon S3
11 118 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 101 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
13 100 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
14 92 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 90 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 89 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
17 82 (0.86%) Serverless
18 74 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
19 71 (0.74%) Google Analytics
20 63 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 86 (0.90%) Internet
2 69 (0.72%) Firewall
3 61 (0.64%) DNS
4 53 (0.56%) SMS
5 50 (0.52%) Network Security
6 39 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 38 (0.40%) HTTP
8 36 (0.38%) DHCP
9 31 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 28 (0.29%) Intranet
11 25 (0.26%) WAN
12 22 (0.23%) VPN
13 21 (0.22%) LAN
13 21 (0.22%) SAN
14 19 (0.20%) Skype
15 15 (0.16%) AMQP
15 15 (0.16%) Wireless
16 13 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (0.13%) VLAN
17 12 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,886 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 3,136 (32.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2,982 (31.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2,972 (31.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,439 (25.54%) Power BI
6 2,180 (22.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 957 (10.02%) Big Data
8 681 (7.13%) QlikView
9 628 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
10 533 (5.58%) Relational Database
11 473 (4.95%) Hadoop
12 469 (4.91%) Data Lake
13 435 (4.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 416 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 388 (4.06%) OLAP
16 385 (4.03%) NoSQL
17 339 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 321 (3.36%) MySQL
19 306 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
20 295 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 439 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 375 (3.93%) Visual Studio
3 353 (3.70%) JIRA
4 335 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 239 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 214 (2.24%) TeamCity
7 199 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 189 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 175 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 82 (0.86%) Selenium
11 68 (0.71%) Bitbucket
12 63 (0.66%) JUnit
13 62 (0.65%) Jasmine
14 56 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
15 50 (0.52%) ERwin
16 48 (0.50%) Maven
17 47 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
18 45 (0.47%) gulp
19 43 (0.45%) Subversion
20 36 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 3,047 (31.91%) Finance
2 1,109 (11.61%) Marketing
3 801 (8.39%) Manufacturing
4 734 (7.69%) Retail
5 700 (7.33%) Telecoms
6 643 (6.73%) Advertising
7 632 (6.62%) Electronics
8 425 (4.45%) Banking
9 289 (3.03%) Legal
10 134 (1.40%) Games
11 127 (1.33%) Investment Banking
12 125 (1.31%) Law
13 107 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 69 (0.72%) Back Office
15 67 (0.70%) Publishing
16 64 (0.67%) Front Office
17 59 (0.62%) Automotive
18 51 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 38 (0.40%) Billing
20 37 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,611 (37.82%) Developer
2 1,848 (19.35%) Analyst
3 1,666 (17.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 992 (10.39%) SQL Developer
5 933 (9.77%) Consultant
6 715 (7.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 700 (7.33%) Architect
8 533 (5.58%) SQL BI Developer
9 468 (4.90%) SSIS Developer
10 457 (4.79%) Data Analyst
11 442 (4.63%) SSRS Developer
12 428 (4.48%) Senior Developer
13 412 (4.32%) .NET Developer
14 388 (4.06%) Business Developer
15 365 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 363 (3.80%) C# Developer
17 307 (3.22%) Data Architect
18 300 (3.14%) Business Analyst
19 285 (2.98%) DBA
20 269 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,407 (14.74%) .NET
2 751 (7.87%) HTML
3 558 (5.84%) ASP.NET
4 510 (5.34%) CSS
5 464 (4.86%) Web Services
6 397 (4.16%) AngularJS
7 340 (3.56%) .NET Framework
8 337 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 319 (3.34%) XML
10 289 (3.03%) jQuery
11 264 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 245 (2.57%) MDX
13 244 (2.56%) HTML5
14 240 (2.51%) REST
15 232 (2.43%) WCF
16 224 (2.35%) Entity Framework
17 219 (2.29%) RESTful
18 211 (2.21%) Node.js
19 187 (1.96%) React
20 170 (1.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,456 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 487 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 360 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 333 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
5 256 (2.68%) User Experience
6 214 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 199 (2.08%) Fintech
8 188 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 169 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 168 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 134 (1.40%) NHS
12 130 (1.36%) Replication
13 95 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 93 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 87 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 78 (0.82%) Equities
17 75 (0.79%) Clustering
18 72 (0.75%) Derivative
19 66 (0.69%) Data Centre
19 66 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 583 (6.11%) Windows
2 477 (5.00%) Linux
3 227 (2.38%) Unix
4 192 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 77 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 70 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (0.71%) Android
9 38 (0.40%) AIX
10 37 (0.39%) Solaris
11 35 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 31 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 27 (0.28%) HPUX
15 24 (0.25%) CentOS
16 22 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.17%) Fedora
19 16 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,622 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2,314 (24.24%) Analytics
3 2,193 (22.97%) ETL
4 1,279 (13.40%) Data Modelling
5 1,269 (13.29%) Visualisation
6 947 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
7 810 (8.48%) Scrum
8 755 (7.91%) Data Analysis
9 723 (7.57%) Data Visualisation
10 678 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 662 (6.93%) Programme Management
12 652 (6.83%) Digital Marketing
13 635 (6.65%) CRM
14 632 (6.62%) Data Analytics
14 632 (6.62%) Project Management
15 579 (6.06%) Data Management
16 573 (6.00%) Data Science
17 555 (5.81%) MVC
18 549 (5.75%) ERP
19 508 (5.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5,236 (54.84%) SQL
2 1,909 (19.99%) T-SQL
3 1,471 (15.41%) C#
4 878 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 854 (8.94%) Java
6 841 (8.81%) Python
7 387 (4.05%) VBA
8 382 (4.00%) R
9 371 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 306 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 298 (3.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 208 (2.18%) Ruby
13 205 (2.15%) C++
14 161 (1.69%) PHP
15 158 (1.65%) Perl
15 158 (1.65%) VB
16 135 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 119 (1.25%) Shell Script
18 111 (1.16%) C
19 109 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,265 (13.25%) Degree
2 322 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 213 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 201 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 197 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 84 (0.88%) ISEB
7 74 (0.78%) MCSE
8 57 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 55 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 53 (0.56%) PhD
11 46 (0.48%) MCSA
12 45 (0.47%) PMP
13 41 (0.43%) Master's Degree
14 39 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 38 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.31%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.31%) MCPD
17 27 (0.28%) AWS Certification
17 27 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 26 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 521 (5.46%) Data Quality
2 364 (3.81%) QA
3 147 (1.54%) GDPR
4 142 (1.49%) PMO
5 99 (1.04%) SLA
6 43 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.23%) GCP
10 19 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.14%) MiFID
13 11 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
13 11 (0.12%) FATCA
14 10 (0.10%) COBIT
14 10 (0.10%) EMIR
15 9 (0.094%) IFRS
16 7 (0.073%) PSD2
17 6 (0.063%) IFRS 9
17 6 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 281 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 176 (1.84%) Docker
3 153 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 67 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 57 (0.60%) HDFS
7 35 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (0.29%) vSphere
9 25 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 16 (0.17%) XenApp
11 15 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.10%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.073%) Firmware
14 5 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.042%) KVM
15 4 (0.042%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.042%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 187 (1.96%) Ansible
2 81 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 70 (0.73%) Puppet
4 61 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 56 (0.59%) Terraform
6 50 (0.52%) SCCM
7 43 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.26%) Automic
9 21 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
10 17 (0.18%) Oozie
10 17 (0.18%) SCOM
11 16 (0.17%) Ambari
12 15 (0.16%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 13 (0.14%) HP ALM
14 12 (0.13%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (0.12%) Nagios
15 11 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3,339 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 1,466 (15.35%) Tableau
3 1,261 (13.21%) SAP
4 1,213 (12.70%) Oracle
5 400 (4.19%) Cognos
6 251 (2.63%) Informatica
7 240 (2.51%) Google
8 209 (2.19%) MicroStrategy
9 185 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 157 (1.64%) IBM
11 144 (1.51%) Talend
12 135 (1.41%) VMware
13 121 (1.27%) Alteryx
14 93 (0.97%) Adobe
15 90 (0.94%) New Relic
16 89 (0.93%) Trend Micro
17 72 (0.75%) Teradata
18 67 (0.70%) Capita
18 67 (0.70%) HP
18 67 (0.70%) Infor