Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,254 11,745 11,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.53% 6.62% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 7.23% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,671 9,230 9,217
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
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 152,439 162,423 176,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,297 128,279 147,112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -12 8,678 £50,000 - 1,253
UK excluding London -16 4,947 £45,000 +2.27% 846
London -6 4,024 £60,000 +7.14% 465
North of England -9 1,313 £45,000 +5.88% 235
South East -26 1,213 £50,000 +5.26% 206
Midlands +1 841 £43,500 +8.75% 163
South West -13 779 £42,500 -5.56% 114
North West -7 759 £45,000 +12.50% 134
West Midlands -2 506 £42,500 +6.25% 103
Yorkshire -7 454 £45,000 +5.88% 72
East of England -14 449 £45,000 +5.88% 71
East Midlands +8 333 £44,500 +11.25% 60
Scotland -22 249 £44,838 -0.36% 42
Wales +23 117 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North East -11 116 £41,500 -7.78% 29
Northern Ireland -11 17 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5,057 (54.65%) SQL
2 3,697 (39.95%) SQL Server
3 3,216 (34.75%) Microsoft
4 3,051 (32.97%) Data Warehouse
5 2,973 (32.13%) Finance
6 2,818 (30.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,803 (30.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,560 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 2,440 (26.37%) Power BI
10 2,297 (24.82%) Analytics
11 2,102 (22.71%) ETL
12 2,008 (21.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,775 (19.18%) T-SQL
14 1,617 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,545 (16.70%) Tableau
16 1,417 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
17 1,365 (14.75%) C#
18 1,363 (14.73%) Visualisation
19 1,341 (14.49%) .NET
20 1,297 (14.02%) SAP
21 1,270 (13.72%) Degree
22 1,252 (13.53%) Data Modelling
23 1,152 (12.45%) Oracle
24 1,106 (11.95%) Marketing
25 961 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
26 940 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
27 898 (9.70%) Big Data
28 868 (9.38%) Python
29 862 (9.31%) JavaScript
30 844 (9.12%) Java

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
1 450 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 301 (3.25%) SAS
3 252 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 162 (1.75%) IIS
5 154 (1.66%) Confluence
6 88 (0.95%) Apache
7 75 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 71 (0.77%) CMS
9 70 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 46 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 34 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 32 (0.35%) Apache Pig
15 31 (0.33%) MS Exchange
16 24 (0.26%) Skype for Business
17 22 (0.24%) NetWeaver
18 19 (0.21%) NServiceBus
19 18 (0.19%) WordPress
20 16 (0.17%) Marvel
Applications
1 940 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 271 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 118 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 92 (0.99%) SPSS
5 86 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 36 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.18%) InVision
11 11 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.086%) Camtasia
12 8 (0.086%) Stata
13 5 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.043%) Flinto
15 3 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.032%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.032%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.032%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 232 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 181 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 114 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 112 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 101 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 83 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
7 63 (0.68%) NetSuite
8 62 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 56 (0.61%) SAP BPC
10 48 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
11 45 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
12 35 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 28 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
14 27 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
15 25 (0.27%) Markit EDM
15 25 (0.27%) SAP FI
16 23 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
16 23 (0.25%) SAP CO
16 23 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
17 17 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,617 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 756 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
3 263 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
4 228 (2.46%) SaaS
5 223 (2.41%) PaaS
6 193 (2.09%) Office 365
7 152 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
8 140 (1.51%) IaaS
9 125 (1.35%) Amazon S3
10 122 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 119 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
12 90 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
13 88 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
14 84 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
15 83 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 81 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 80 (0.86%) Google Analytics
18 65 (0.70%) Serverless
19 61 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
20 53 (0.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 83 (0.90%) Internet
2 57 (0.62%) Firewall
3 49 (0.53%) DNS
4 47 (0.51%) SMS
5 45 (0.49%) Network Security
6 37 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 34 (0.37%) HTTP
8 26 (0.28%) DHCP
8 26 (0.28%) WAN
9 25 (0.27%) Intranet
10 21 (0.23%) SAN
11 20 (0.22%) VPN
12 19 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (0.21%) VLAN
13 18 (0.19%) Skype
14 16 (0.17%) LAN
15 14 (0.15%) WebEx
16 12 (0.13%) AMQP
16 12 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,697 (39.95%) SQL Server
2 3,051 (32.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2,818 (30.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,803 (30.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,440 (26.37%) Power BI
6 2,008 (21.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 898 (9.70%) Big Data
8 683 (7.38%) QlikView
9 661 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
10 525 (5.67%) Relational Database
11 454 (4.91%) Hadoop
12 446 (4.82%) Data Lake
13 417 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 365 (3.94%) OLAP
15 363 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
16 350 (3.78%) NoSQL
17 319 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 314 (3.39%) MySQL
19 277 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 270 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 399 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 346 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 339 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 325 (3.51%) JIRA
5 228 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 197 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 195 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 165 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 163 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 72 (0.78%) Selenium
11 58 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 56 (0.61%) Jasmine
12 56 (0.61%) JUnit
13 54 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
14 49 (0.53%) Bitbucket
14 49 (0.53%) ERwin
14 49 (0.53%) Maven
15 46 (0.50%) Subversion
16 39 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
17 35 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 2,973 (32.13%) Finance
2 1,106 (11.95%) Marketing
3 830 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 751 (8.12%) Telecoms
5 712 (7.69%) Retail
6 652 (7.05%) Electronics
7 535 (5.78%) Advertising
8 390 (4.21%) Banking
9 283 (3.06%) Legal
10 126 (1.36%) Games
10 126 (1.36%) Law
11 125 (1.35%) Investment Banking
12 93 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 79 (0.85%) Back Office
14 71 (0.77%) Publishing
15 61 (0.66%) Front Office
16 60 (0.65%) Automotive
17 48 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.37%) German Language
19 33 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,408 (36.83%) Developer
2 1,794 (19.39%) Analyst
3 1,575 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 929 (10.04%) SQL Developer
5 859 (9.28%) Consultant
6 733 (7.92%) Architect
7 675 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 498 (5.38%) SQL BI Developer
9 466 (5.04%) Data Analyst
10 429 (4.64%) SSIS Developer
11 420 (4.54%) Senior Developer
12 393 (4.25%) Business Developer
12 393 (4.25%) SSRS Developer
13 380 (4.11%) .NET Developer
14 366 (3.96%) C# Developer
15 338 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 314 (3.39%) Data Architect
17 298 (3.22%) Business Analyst
18 276 (2.98%) DBA
19 275 (2.97%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,341 (14.49%) .NET
2 742 (8.02%) HTML
3 517 (5.59%) ASP.NET
4 516 (5.58%) CSS
5 460 (4.97%) Web Services
6 395 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 321 (3.47%) XML
8 307 (3.32%) .NET Framework
9 294 (3.18%) jQuery
10 291 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 261 (2.82%) HTML5
12 228 (2.46%) React
13 227 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 225 (2.43%) REST
15 224 (2.42%) MDX
16 204 (2.20%) Entity Framework
17 186 (2.01%) Node.js
17 186 (2.01%) WCF
18 183 (1.98%) RESTful
19 174 (1.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,417 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 465 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 344 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 335 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 248 (2.68%) User Experience
6 217 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 197 (2.13%) Fintech
8 190 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 178 (1.92%) Algorithms
10 159 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 132 (1.43%) NHS
11 132 (1.43%) Replication
12 93 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 87 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 81 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 76 (0.82%) Reinsurance
16 75 (0.81%) Equities
17 71 (0.77%) Clustering
18 67 (0.72%) Derivative
19 60 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 566 (6.12%) Windows
2 482 (5.21%) Linux
3 250 (2.70%) Unix
4 188 (2.03%) Windows Server
5 78 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 61 (0.66%) Android
9 36 (0.39%) AIX
10 34 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 32 (0.35%) Solaris
12 26 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (0.27%) HPUX
13 25 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 20 (0.22%) CentOS
17 17 (0.18%) SUSE
18 13 (0.14%) Fedora
19 8 (0.086%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,560 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2,297 (24.82%) Analytics
3 2,102 (22.71%) ETL
4 1,363 (14.73%) Visualisation
5 1,252 (13.53%) Data Modelling
6 961 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
7 816 (8.82%) Scrum
8 773 (8.35%) Data Visualisation
9 756 (8.17%) Data Analysis
10 701 (7.58%) Project Management
11 688 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 681 (7.36%) Programme Management
13 670 (7.24%) CRM
14 665 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
15 615 (6.65%) Data Analytics
16 575 (6.21%) Data Science
17 563 (6.08%) Data Management
18 543 (5.87%) ERP
19 540 (5.84%) MVC
20 511 (5.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5,057 (54.65%) SQL
2 1,775 (19.18%) T-SQL
3 1,365 (14.75%) C#
4 868 (9.38%) Python
5 862 (9.31%) JavaScript
6 844 (9.12%) Java
7 383 (4.14%) R
8 369 (3.99%) PL/SQL
9 362 (3.91%) VBA
10 284 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 283 (3.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 189 (2.04%) C++
13 169 (1.83%) Ruby
14 155 (1.67%) PHP
15 147 (1.59%) Perl
16 132 (1.43%) VB
17 127 (1.37%) VB.NET
18 126 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 116 (1.25%) C
20 105 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,270 (13.72%) Degree
2 312 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 212 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 204 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 181 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 81 (0.88%) ISEB
7 59 (0.64%) MCSE
8 53 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 52 (0.56%) PhD
10 51 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 46 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (0.50%) PMP
12 42 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 42 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
13 39 (0.42%) MCSA
14 32 (0.35%) CISSP
15 29 (0.31%) AWS Certification
16 28 (0.30%) MCPD
17 27 (0.29%) ISTQB
18 25 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 509 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 332 (3.59%) QA
3 162 (1.75%) GDPR
4 141 (1.52%) PMO
5 84 (0.91%) SLA
6 53 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 38 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.24%) GCP
10 17 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.16%) IFRS
11 15 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.14%) FATCA
13 12 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 12 (0.13%) MiFID
14 9 (0.097%) COBIT
14 9 (0.097%) EMIR
14 9 (0.097%) IFRS 9
15 5 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
15 5 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 240 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 169 (1.83%) Docker
3 123 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 63 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 47 (0.51%) HDFS
7 33 (0.36%) vSphere
8 25 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.076%) XenApp
13 6 (0.065%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.065%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.043%) KVM
15 4 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.043%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.043%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 174 (1.88%) Ansible
2 82 (0.89%) Kubernetes
3 73 (0.79%) Puppet
4 55 (0.59%) Terraform
5 51 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 48 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (0.42%) SCCM
8 30 (0.32%) Automic
9 22 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 18 (0.19%) Dollar Universe
11 16 (0.17%) Backup Exec
12 15 (0.16%) Nagios
13 13 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (0.14%) Oozie
14 12 (0.13%) SCOM
15 11 (0.12%) HP ALM
16 10 (0.11%) Ambari
16 10 (0.11%) SCVMM
17 9 (0.097%) Kibana
17 9 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3,216 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 1,545 (16.70%) Tableau
3 1,297 (14.02%) SAP
4 1,152 (12.45%) Oracle
5 420 (4.54%) Cognos
6 256 (2.77%) Informatica
7 251 (2.71%) Google
8 204 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
9 172 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 152 (1.64%) IBM
11 139 (1.50%) Talend
12 135 (1.46%) VMware
13 119 (1.29%) Alteryx
14 102 (1.10%) Adobe
15 82 (0.89%) New Relic
16 80 (0.86%) Trend Micro
17 71 (0.77%) Teradata
18 67 (0.72%) Capita
19 65 (0.70%) JD Edwards
20 60 (0.65%) Infor