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

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 44 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 10,529 9,740 13,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.05% 5.49% 6.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 6.14% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,512 8,230 11,379
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,950
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 156,280 158,751 184,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125,337 131,258 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 18 January 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 January 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 +7 9,828 £50,000 - 1,267
UK excluding London +12 6,099 £45,000 - 850
London -1 4,106 £57,500 -2.54% 494
North of England +13 1,630 £42,500 - 234
South East 0 1,468 £47,500 -5.00% 169
Midlands +6 1,037 £40,000 -5.88% 140
South West +23 886 £44,000 -2.22% 128
North West +5 868 £42,500 +6.25% 119
West Midlands +12 788 £40,000 -5.88% 81
Yorkshire +22 641 £42,500 - 103
East of England +3 621 £48,500 -3.00% 98
Scotland +20 371 £45,000 -5.26% 58
East Midlands -13 250 £37,500 -16.67% 59
North East +36 117 £38,000 -5.00% 12
Wales +29 108 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Northern Ireland -8 36 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Channel Islands +1 2 £56,250 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 5,416 (51.44%) SQL
2 4,026 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 3,473 (32.99%) Finance
4 3,164 (30.05%) Microsoft
5 3,139 (29.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2,889 (27.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2,870 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2,486 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
9 2,316 (22.00%) ETL
10 2,263 (21.49%) Analytics
11 1,926 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,915 (18.19%) Power BI
13 1,838 (17.46%) T-SQL
14 1,777 (16.88%) SAP
15 1,681 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
16 1,570 (14.91%) Tableau
17 1,477 (14.03%) Marketing
18 1,462 (13.89%) Data Modelling
19 1,377 (13.08%) Degree
20 1,293 (12.28%) .NET
21 1,287 (12.22%) Oracle
22 1,270 (12.06%) C#
23 1,228 (11.66%) Visualisation
24 1,222 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
25 1,063 (10.10%) Manufacturing
26 1,033 (9.81%) QlikView
27 1,001 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
28 952 (9.04%) Telecoms
29 938 (8.91%) Big Data
30 915 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 502 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 387 (3.68%) SAS
3 293 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 141 (1.34%) Apache
5 104 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 88 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 80 (0.76%) CMS
9 78 (0.74%) IIS
10 66 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 61 (0.58%) Confluence
12 58 (0.55%) JBoss
13 57 (0.54%) Mule
14 52 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 48 (0.46%) Mule ESB
16 47 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 44 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 42 (0.40%) NetWeaver
18 42 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 32 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,001 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 401 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 164 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 107 (1.02%) SPSS
5 91 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 81 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 68 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
8 46 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 42 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 12 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 11 (0.10%) Weka
14 10 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.047%) FileZilla
16 4 (0.038%) Camtasia
16 4 (0.038%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.038%) CPLEX
17 3 (0.028%) Mathematica
17 3 (0.028%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 236 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 214 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 122 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 106 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 98 (0.93%) SAP BPC
6 68 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
7 60 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
8 55 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
9 54 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
10 49 (0.47%) NetSuite
11 45 (0.43%) SAP FI
12 44 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
13 38 (0.36%) SAP CO
13 38 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
14 36 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
15 25 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
16 24 (0.23%) HFM
17 23 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
18 22 (0.21%) SAP ERP
19 18 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1,222 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 711 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 273 (2.59%) SaaS
4 201 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
5 172 (1.63%) Office 365
6 140 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 119 (1.13%) PaaS
8 114 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
9 112 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 99 (0.94%) GitHub
11 90 (0.85%) Google Analytics
12 84 (0.80%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 83 (0.79%) IaaS
14 71 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
15 63 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
16 49 (0.47%) Serverless
17 28 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 28 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
18 27 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
19 24 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (1.24%) Internet
2 123 (1.17%) Firewall
3 99 (0.94%) HTTP
4 97 (0.92%) SMS
5 53 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 52 (0.49%) Intranet
6 52 (0.49%) Network Security
7 47 (0.45%) DNS
8 43 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 35 (0.33%) SSL
10 34 (0.32%) LAN
10 34 (0.32%) VPN
11 32 (0.30%) LDAP
12 31 (0.29%) WAN
13 26 (0.25%) SAN
14 19 (0.18%) SSH
15 17 (0.16%) Skype
16 16 (0.15%) DHCP
16 16 (0.15%) FTP
17 15 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,026 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3,139 (29.81%) Data Warehouse
3 2,889 (27.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2,870 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,926 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1,915 (18.19%) Power BI
7 1,033 (9.81%) QlikView
8 938 (8.91%) Big Data
9 797 (7.57%) BusinessObjects
10 583 (5.54%) NoSQL
11 581 (5.52%) Relational Database
12 546 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
13 538 (5.11%) Hadoop
14 519 (4.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 445 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 425 (4.04%) OLAP
17 374 (3.55%) MySQL
18 331 (3.14%) SAP BW
19 308 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
20 302 (2.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 453 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 329 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 310 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 280 (2.66%) JIRA
5 176 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 137 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 75 (0.71%) Subversion
8 70 (0.66%) JUnit
9 67 (0.64%) ERwin
10 61 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 59 (0.56%) NUnit
11 59 (0.56%) Selenium
12 58 (0.55%) Toad
13 57 (0.54%) gulp
14 56 (0.53%) Maven
15 55 (0.52%) Moq
16 52 (0.49%) Jasmine
17 50 (0.47%) Eclipse
18 49 (0.47%) GitLab
19 48 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 3,473 (32.99%) Finance
2 1,477 (14.03%) Marketing
3 1,063 (10.10%) Manufacturing
4 952 (9.04%) Telecoms
5 888 (8.43%) Electronics
6 709 (6.73%) Retail
7 617 (5.86%) Banking
8 512 (4.86%) Advertising
9 442 (4.20%) Legal
10 262 (2.49%) Games
11 215 (2.04%) Retail Banking
12 164 (1.56%) Investment Banking
13 151 (1.43%) Publishing
14 125 (1.19%) Law
15 122 (1.16%) Financial Institution
16 108 (1.03%) Front Office
17 72 (0.68%) Back Office
18 71 (0.67%) Billing
19 67 (0.64%) Automotive
20 55 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,782 (35.92%) Developer
2 2,043 (19.40%) Analyst
3 1,747 (16.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1,004 (9.54%) SQL Developer
5 974 (9.25%) Consultant
6 752 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 718 (6.82%) Architect
8 570 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
9 489 (4.64%) Data Analyst
10 472 (4.48%) Business Analyst
11 460 (4.37%) Business Developer
12 422 (4.01%) .NET Developer
13 416 (3.95%) DBA
14 395 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
15 393 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 375 (3.56%) SSIS Developer
17 372 (3.53%) Senior Developer
18 351 (3.33%) Data Architect
19 345 (3.28%) SQL DBA
20 323 (3.07%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,293 (12.28%) .NET
2 697 (6.62%) HTML
3 620 (5.89%) ASP.NET
4 562 (5.34%) CSS
5 467 (4.44%) Web Services
6 375 (3.56%) XML
7 356 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 337 (3.20%) AngularJS
9 335 (3.18%) REST
10 312 (2.96%) MDX
11 285 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 265 (2.52%) RESTful
13 252 (2.39%) HTML5
14 249 (2.36%) Node.js
15 246 (2.34%) jQuery
16 244 (2.32%) WCF
17 240 (2.28%) .NET Framework
18 204 (1.94%) JSON
19 176 (1.67%) SOAP
20 161 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1,681 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 504 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 443 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 333 (3.16%) User Experience
5 232 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 219 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 201 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 155 (1.47%) Replication
9 153 (1.45%) Fintech
10 145 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 131 (1.24%) Algorithms
12 127 (1.21%) BBC
13 108 (1.03%) Clustering
14 105 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 94 (0.89%) NHS
16 70 (0.66%) Credit Risk
17 69 (0.66%) Data Centre
18 61 (0.58%) FMCG
19 60 (0.57%) Driving Licence
20 59 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 589 (5.59%) Windows
2 525 (4.99%) Linux
3 251 (2.38%) Unix
4 184 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 120 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 109 (1.04%) Android
7 95 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 49 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 48 (0.46%) CentOS
11 48 (0.46%) Debian
12 42 (0.40%) AIX
13 34 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 29 (0.28%) Solaris
15 24 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.12%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.11%) Windows 8
19 11 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,486 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2,316 (22.00%) ETL
3 2,263 (21.49%) Analytics
4 1,462 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 1,228 (11.66%) Visualisation
6 915 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 906 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
8 893 (8.48%) Programme Management
9 864 (8.21%) Data Management
10 807 (7.66%) CRM
11 741 (7.04%) Data Analysis
12 728 (6.91%) Data Visualisation
13 678 (6.44%) Project Management
14 664 (6.31%) Scrum
15 613 (5.82%) ERP
16 586 (5.57%) Data Analytics
17 581 (5.52%) MVC
17 581 (5.52%) SDLC
18 529 (5.02%) Migration
19 505 (4.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5,416 (51.44%) SQL
2 1,838 (17.46%) T-SQL
3 1,270 (12.06%) C#
4 878 (8.34%) JavaScript
5 861 (8.18%) Java
6 807 (7.66%) Python
7 363 (3.45%) R
8 308 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 304 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 302 (2.87%) VBA
11 233 (2.21%) Ruby
12 193 (1.83%) PHP
13 179 (1.70%) C++
14 160 (1.52%) VB
15 149 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 137 (1.30%) Scala
17 117 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 110 (1.04%) Shell Script
19 93 (0.88%) C
20 81 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1,377 (13.08%) Degree
2 276 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 220 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 199 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 133 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 78 (0.74%) ISEB
7 72 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 71 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 70 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 69 (0.66%) PhD
11 58 (0.55%) MCSE
12 55 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 54 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 49 (0.47%) MCSA
15 47 (0.45%) PMP
16 32 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 31 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (0.29%) MBA
18 29 (0.28%) CISSP
18 29 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 531 (5.04%) Data Quality
2 492 (4.67%) QA
3 160 (1.52%) GDPR
3 160 (1.52%) SLA
4 87 (0.83%) PMO
5 53 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (0.43%) GCP
7 29 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.24%) COBIT
9 24 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 17 (0.16%) IFRS
12 14 (0.13%) SEPA
13 11 (0.10%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.085%) RMADS
15 8 (0.076%) Basel III
16 7 (0.066%) EMIR
16 7 (0.066%) TARGET2
17 6 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 207 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 178 (1.69%) Docker
3 63 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.46%) HDFS
4 48 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 27 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 24 (0.23%) BitLocker
9 12 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.095%) XenApp
12 7 (0.066%) vSphere
13 5 (0.047%) Cronacle
14 4 (0.038%) NFS
14 4 (0.038%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.019%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 99 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 92 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 90 (0.85%) Ansible
4 85 (0.81%) Puppet
5 70 (0.66%) SCCM
6 40 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 39 (0.37%) SCOM
8 31 (0.29%) Terraform
9 27 (0.26%) Oozie
10 24 (0.23%) SCVMM
11 19 (0.18%) Nagios
12 16 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 16 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
13 15 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (0.12%) Packer
15 10 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.095%) Kibana
15 10 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.076%) Mesos
16 8 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,164 (30.05%) Microsoft
2 1,777 (16.88%) SAP
3 1,570 (14.91%) Tableau
4 1,287 (12.22%) Oracle
5 548 (5.20%) Cognos
6 325 (3.09%) Google
7 305 (2.90%) Informatica
8 261 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
9 251 (2.38%) IBM
10 213 (2.02%) Teradata
11 190 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
12 131 (1.24%) Talend
13 127 (1.21%) VMware
14 120 (1.14%) Alteryx
15 112 (1.06%) Adobe
16 83 (0.79%) Hyperion
17 80 (0.76%) HP
18 79 (0.75%) TIBCO
19 69 (0.66%) Apple
20 65 (0.62%) Capita