Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11220 10178 13780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.25% 5.46% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 6.11% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8979 8609 11625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 +8 10489 £50,000 - 656
UK excluding London +18 6582 £45,000 - 417
London -4 4317 £55,000 -8.33% 263
North of England +10 1693 £42,500 - 127
South East +13 1670 £50,000 - 82
Midlands +4 1063 £40,000 -5.88% 55
South West +30 1060 £45,000 - 76
North West +6 961 £42,500 - 64
West Midlands +14 787 £40,000 -5.88% 36
East of England -4 610 £45,000 -10.00% 50
Yorkshire +12 587 £42,500 -3.41% 50
Scotland +23 409 £45,000 -6.25% 21
East Midlands -7 273 £40,000 -11.11% 19
North East +52 140 £38,000 -13.64% 13
Wales +12 105 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Northern Ireland -20 32 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Channel Islands +2 2 £56,250 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 5714 (50.93%) SQL
2 4137 (36.87%) Finance
3 4045 (36.05%) SQL Server
4 3268 (29.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3196 (28.48%) Microsoft
6 2896 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2896 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2722 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2401 (21.40%) ETL
9 2360 (21.03%) SAP
10 2332 (20.78%) Analytics
11 2009 (17.91%) Marketing
12 1945 (17.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1915 (17.07%) T-SQL
14 1830 (16.31%) Power BI
15 1750 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
16 1598 (14.24%) Manufacturing
17 1585 (14.13%) Degree
17 1585 (14.13%) Tableau
18 1515 (13.50%) Data Modelling
19 1506 (13.42%) Telecoms
20 1443 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
21 1435 (12.79%) Programme Management
22 1429 (12.74%) Electronics
23 1363 (12.15%) .NET
24 1322 (11.78%) Oracle
25 1315 (11.72%) C#
26 1214 (10.82%) Visualisation
27 1198 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
28 1096 (9.77%) QlikView

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
1 506 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 426 (3.80%) SAS
3 342 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 172 (1.53%) Apache
5 112 (1.00%) CMS
6 108 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 99 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 97 (0.86%) IIS
9 90 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 69 (0.61%) Mule
11 67 (0.60%) JBoss
12 60 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 58 (0.52%) Mule ESB
14 53 (0.47%) Confluence
15 51 (0.45%) NetWeaver
16 41 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
17 40 (0.36%) WebSphere
18 34 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
18 34 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1044 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 400 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 195 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (1.11%) SPSS
5 91 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 80 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 74 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
8 51 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 50 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
10 30 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.098%) FileZilla
13 9 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.071%) Camtasia
15 7 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.045%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.045%) InVision
17 4 (0.036%) CPLEX
17 4 (0.036%) Mathematica
17 4 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 217 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 200 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 118 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 112 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 101 (0.90%) SAP BPC
6 68 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 57 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
8 55 (0.49%) SAP FI
9 52 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
10 50 (0.45%) SAP CO
10 50 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
11 46 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
12 38 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
13 34 (0.30%) SAP ERP
14 33 (0.29%) NetSuite
15 32 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
16 23 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
16 23 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
17 22 (0.20%) HFM
18 21 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1198 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 830 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
3 328 (2.92%) SaaS
4 197 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 149 (1.33%) Office 365
6 137 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 118 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 110 (0.98%) GitHub
9 108 (0.96%) PaaS
10 102 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
11 88 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
12 87 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 87 (0.78%) IaaS
13 76 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
14 44 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 32 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 31 (0.28%) Amazon S3
17 29 (0.26%) Serverless
18 27 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
18 27 (0.24%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 138 (1.23%) Internet
2 107 (0.95%) Firewall
3 102 (0.91%) HTTP
4 101 (0.90%) SMS
5 69 (0.61%) Intranet
6 53 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 46 (0.41%) DNS
8 42 (0.37%) SSL
9 41 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 40 (0.36%) Network Security
11 37 (0.33%) VPN
12 33 (0.29%) FTP
13 32 (0.29%) WAN
14 31 (0.28%) LAN
15 26 (0.23%) AMQP
15 26 (0.23%) LDAP
16 24 (0.21%) SAN
16 24 (0.21%) Skype
17 17 (0.15%) Kerberos
18 16 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4045 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 3268 (29.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2896 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2896 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1945 (17.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1830 (16.31%) Power BI
6 1096 (9.77%) QlikView
7 1045 (9.31%) Big Data
8 844 (7.52%) BusinessObjects
9 665 (5.93%) Relational Database
10 626 (5.58%) NoSQL
11 611 (5.45%) Hadoop
12 525 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 518 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
14 477 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 450 (4.01%) MySQL
16 427 (3.81%) OLAP
17 382 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
18 350 (3.12%) SAP BW
19 319 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 467 (4.16%) Git (software)
2 337 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 315 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 291 (2.59%) JIRA
5 189 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 165 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 129 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 115 (1.02%) JUnit
9 91 (0.81%) Subversion
10 80 (0.71%) Selenium
11 77 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 74 (0.66%) TeamCity
13 68 (0.61%) gulp
14 66 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 63 (0.56%) Maven
15 63 (0.56%) Toad
16 60 (0.53%) ERwin
17 52 (0.46%) Cucumber
17 52 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
18 47 (0.42%) GitLab
General
1 4137 (36.87%) Finance
2 2009 (17.91%) Marketing
3 1598 (14.24%) Manufacturing
4 1506 (13.42%) Telecoms
5 1429 (12.74%) Electronics
6 771 (6.87%) Retail
7 741 (6.60%) Banking
8 493 (4.39%) Legal
9 409 (3.65%) Advertising
10 296 (2.64%) Retail Banking
11 289 (2.58%) Games
12 221 (1.97%) Investment Banking
13 167 (1.49%) Publishing
14 129 (1.15%) Front Office
15 128 (1.14%) Law
16 120 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 81 (0.72%) Back Office
18 73 (0.65%) German Language
19 63 (0.56%) Billing
20 52 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4141 (36.91%) Developer
2 2185 (19.47%) Analyst
3 1789 (15.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1118 (9.96%) SQL Developer
5 981 (8.74%) Consultant
6 768 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 730 (6.51%) Architect
8 608 (5.42%) SQL BI Developer
9 510 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 509 (4.54%) Data Analyst
11 466 (4.15%) Business Developer
11 466 (4.15%) SQL Analyst
12 463 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 448 (3.99%) Senior Developer
14 387 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
15 381 (3.40%) DBA
16 377 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 357 (3.18%) SQL Server Developer
18 344 (3.07%) SSRS Developer
19 339 (3.02%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1363 (12.15%) .NET
2 813 (7.25%) HTML
3 664 (5.92%) ASP.NET
4 648 (5.78%) CSS
5 501 (4.47%) Web Services
6 452 (4.03%) XML
7 397 (3.54%) AngularJS
8 376 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 361 (3.22%) REST
10 329 (2.93%) MDX
11 312 (2.78%) HTML5
12 295 (2.63%) RESTful
13 271 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 267 (2.38%) jQuery
15 253 (2.25%) Node.js
16 252 (2.25%) JSON
17 237 (2.11%) .NET Framework
18 223 (1.99%) Spring
19 208 (1.85%) WCF
20 198 (1.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1750 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 583 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 480 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 372 (3.32%) User Experience
5 253 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 214 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 201 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 183 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 146 (1.30%) Fintech
9 146 (1.30%) Replication
10 141 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 133 (1.19%) BBC
12 111 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 107 (0.95%) Clustering
14 78 (0.70%) Credit Risk
15 76 (0.68%) NHS
16 74 (0.66%) Social Media
17 67 (0.60%) Data Centre
17 67 (0.60%) FMCG
18 59 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 633 (5.64%) Windows
2 610 (5.44%) Linux
3 280 (2.50%) Unix
4 176 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 149 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 141 (1.26%) Android
7 87 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 54 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (0.45%) Debian
11 48 (0.43%) CentOS
12 39 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.28%) AIX
14 29 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 21 (0.19%) Solaris
16 17 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.098%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.062%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2722 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2401 (21.40%) ETL
3 2332 (20.78%) Analytics
4 1515 (13.50%) Data Modelling
5 1443 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
6 1435 (12.79%) Programme Management
7 1214 (10.82%) Visualisation
8 957 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 922 (8.22%) Data Management
10 776 (6.92%) CRM
11 772 (6.88%) Data Analysis
12 768 (6.84%) Scrum
13 747 (6.66%) Data Visualisation
14 716 (6.38%) Project Management
15 658 (5.86%) SDLC
16 637 (5.68%) MVC
17 604 (5.38%) Data Analytics
18 588 (5.24%) Mentoring
19 586 (5.22%) ERP
20 563 (5.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5714 (50.93%) SQL
2 1915 (17.07%) T-SQL
3 1315 (11.72%) C#
4 1088 (9.70%) Java
5 1000 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 957 (8.53%) Python
7 383 (3.41%) R
8 334 (2.98%) PL/SQL
9 303 (2.70%) VBA
10 294 (2.62%) PowerShell
11 277 (2.47%) Ruby
12 264 (2.35%) C++
13 235 (2.09%) PHP
14 168 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 153 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 149 (1.33%) VB
17 147 (1.31%) Scala
18 127 (1.13%) C
19 107 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 87 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1585 (14.13%) Degree
2 322 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 279 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 197 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 91 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 79 (0.70%) PhD
8 72 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 71 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 62 (0.55%) ISEB
11 58 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 51 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 47 (0.42%) MCSE
14 46 (0.41%) PMP
15 43 (0.38%) CISM
16 40 (0.36%) CISSP
17 39 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
18 37 (0.33%) MCSA
19 36 (0.32%) MCITP
20 34 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 572 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 463 (4.13%) QA
3 158 (1.41%) SLA
4 137 (1.22%) GDPR
5 73 (0.65%) PMO
6 55 (0.49%) GCP
6 55 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 46 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.18%) COBIT
10 18 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 16 (0.14%) IFRS
12 11 (0.098%) RMADS
13 10 (0.089%) Basel III
13 10 (0.089%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.071%) SEPA
15 7 (0.062%) TARGET2
16 6 (0.053%) EMIR
16 6 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 220 (1.96%) Docker
2 200 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 63 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (0.37%) HDFS
5 41 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 19 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 16 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.098%) Cronacle
13 9 (0.080%) XenApp
14 8 (0.071%) vSphere
15 6 (0.053%) KVM
16 5 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.036%) NFS
17 4 (0.036%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.036%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 148 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 137 (1.22%) Ansible
3 132 (1.18%) Puppet
4 126 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 62 (0.55%) SCCM
6 51 (0.45%) Terraform
7 41 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 33 (0.29%) SCOM
9 31 (0.28%) Oozie
10 24 (0.21%) Packer
11 22 (0.20%) Mesos
12 21 (0.19%) Nagios
13 20 (0.18%) SCVMM
14 18 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 13 (0.12%) Kibana
16 13 (0.12%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.11%) Grafana
18 11 (0.098%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 11 (0.098%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3196 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 2360 (21.03%) SAP
3 1585 (14.13%) Tableau
4 1322 (11.78%) Oracle
5 613 (5.46%) Cognos
6 357 (3.18%) Google
7 332 (2.96%) Informatica
8 296 (2.64%) MicroStrategy
9 259 (2.31%) IBM
10 199 (1.77%) Teradata
11 195 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 131 (1.17%) VMware
13 129 (1.15%) Talend
14 114 (1.02%) Adobe
15 101 (0.90%) Alteryx
16 98 (0.87%) Apple
17 89 (0.79%) Hyperion
18 81 (0.72%) HP
19 74 (0.66%) TIBCO
20 60 (0.53%) Birst