Period
to 18 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11155 10048 13863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.23% 5.46% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 6.11% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8938 8497 11717
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 161113 164519 190756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127955 136397 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £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 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 18 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 10433 £50,000 - 747
UK excluding London +16 6525 £45,000 - 461
London -5 4305 £55,000 -8.33% 313
North of England +14 1696 £42,500 - 128
South East +10 1635 £50,000 - 93
Midlands +6 1066 £40,000 -5.88% 58
South West +31 1035 £45,000 - 96
North West +7 953 £42,500 - 73
West Midlands +11 796 £40,000 -5.88% 34
East of England +1 617 £47,500 -5.00% 57
Yorkshire +13 599 £42,500 - 46
Scotland +24 399 £45,000 -6.25% 15
East Midlands -7 268 £40,000 -11.11% 24
North East +52 139 £38,500 -3.75% 9
Wales +6 104 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Northern Ireland -18 33 £34,000 -2.86% 10
Channel Islands 0 2 £56,250 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 18 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 5684 (50.95%) SQL
2 4055 (36.35%) Finance
3 4051 (36.32%) SQL Server
4 3270 (29.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3216 (28.83%) Microsoft
6 2912 (26.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2911 (26.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2689 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2402 (21.53%) ETL
10 2349 (21.06%) Analytics
11 2292 (20.55%) SAP
12 1957 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1937 (17.36%) Marketing
14 1903 (17.06%) T-SQL
15 1863 (16.70%) Power BI
16 1733 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
17 1611 (14.44%) Tableau
18 1552 (13.91%) Degree
19 1527 (13.69%) Manufacturing
20 1517 (13.60%) Data Modelling
21 1433 (12.85%) Telecoms
22 1369 (12.27%) Digital Marketing
23 1359 (12.18%) Programme Management
24 1355 (12.15%) Electronics
25 1349 (12.09%) .NET
26 1319 (11.82%) C#
27 1316 (11.80%) Oracle
28 1213 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
29 1200 (10.76%) Visualisation
30 1095 (9.82%) 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
1 505 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 425 (3.81%) SAS
3 336 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 172 (1.54%) Apache
5 110 (0.99%) CMS
6 107 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 99 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 93 (0.83%) IIS
9 92 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 69 (0.62%) Mule
11 68 (0.61%) JBoss
12 61 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 59 (0.53%) Mule ESB
14 52 (0.47%) Confluence
15 50 (0.45%) NetWeaver
16 44 (0.39%) WebSphere
17 43 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 37 (0.33%) WebLogic
19 36 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 33 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1046 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 406 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 194 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (1.11%) SPSS
5 89 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 82 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 75 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
8 47 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 44 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.090%) FileZilla
13 9 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (0.063%) Camtasia
15 5 (0.045%) Chatbot
15 5 (0.045%) InVision
16 4 (0.036%) CPLEX
16 4 (0.036%) Mathematica
16 4 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 219 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 201 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 117 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 113 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 102 (0.91%) SAP BPC
6 67 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 57 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
8 56 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 54 (0.48%) SAP FI
10 49 (0.44%) SAP CO
10 49 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
11 48 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
12 40 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
13 35 (0.31%) NetSuite
14 34 (0.30%) SAP ERP
15 33 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
16 23 (0.21%) HFM
16 23 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
16 23 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
17 21 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1213 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 799 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
3 315 (2.82%) SaaS
4 190 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 153 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
5 153 (1.37%) Office 365
6 118 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 111 (1.00%) PaaS
8 107 (0.96%) GitHub
9 103 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
10 88 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 88 (0.79%) IaaS
11 87 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
12 75 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
13 57 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 35 (0.31%) Serverless
15 32 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 29 (0.26%) Amazon S3
17 27 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
18 25 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 138 (1.24%) Internet
2 109 (0.98%) Firewall
3 105 (0.94%) HTTP
4 100 (0.90%) SMS
5 65 (0.58%) Intranet
6 54 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 47 (0.42%) DNS
8 43 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 41 (0.37%) Network Security
9 41 (0.37%) SSL
10 37 (0.33%) VPN
11 35 (0.31%) LAN
11 35 (0.31%) WAN
12 30 (0.27%) FTP
13 27 (0.24%) LDAP
14 24 (0.22%) SAN
15 23 (0.21%) AMQP
15 23 (0.21%) Skype
16 17 (0.15%) DHCP
16 17 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4051 (36.32%) SQL Server
2 3270 (29.31%) Data Warehouse
3 2912 (26.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2911 (26.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1957 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1863 (16.70%) Power BI
7 1095 (9.82%) QlikView
8 1037 (9.30%) Big Data
9 842 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
10 656 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 619 (5.55%) NoSQL
12 601 (5.39%) Hadoop
13 525 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 524 (4.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 474 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 438 (3.93%) MySQL
17 429 (3.85%) OLAP
18 370 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 355 (3.18%) SAP BW
20 316 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 467 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 330 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 317 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 289 (2.59%) JIRA
5 179 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 169 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 131 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
8 111 (1.00%) JUnit
9 86 (0.77%) Subversion
10 77 (0.69%) Selenium
11 73 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 69 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 64 (0.57%) gulp
13 64 (0.57%) Toad
14 62 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 62 (0.56%) Maven
15 59 (0.53%) ERwin
16 53 (0.48%) Cucumber
17 49 (0.44%) NUnit
18 48 (0.43%) IntelliJ
General
1 4055 (36.35%) Finance
2 1937 (17.36%) Marketing
3 1527 (13.69%) Manufacturing
4 1433 (12.85%) Telecoms
5 1355 (12.15%) Electronics
6 765 (6.86%) Retail
7 720 (6.45%) Banking
8 480 (4.30%) Legal
9 426 (3.82%) Advertising
10 285 (2.55%) Games
11 284 (2.55%) Retail Banking
12 213 (1.91%) Investment Banking
13 167 (1.50%) Publishing
14 129 (1.16%) Front Office
15 128 (1.15%) Law
16 126 (1.13%) Financial Institution
17 81 (0.73%) Back Office
18 70 (0.63%) German Language
19 64 (0.57%) Billing
20 54 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4089 (36.66%) Developer
2 2176 (19.51%) Analyst
3 1789 (16.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1099 (9.85%) SQL Developer
5 993 (8.90%) Consultant
6 769 (6.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 737 (6.61%) Architect
8 604 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
9 513 (4.60%) Data Analyst
10 505 (4.53%) Business Analyst
11 467 (4.19%) Business Developer
12 457 (4.10%) .NET Developer
13 456 (4.09%) SQL Analyst
14 436 (3.91%) Senior Developer
15 385 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
16 384 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 384 (3.44%) DBA
17 351 (3.15%) SQL Server Developer
18 341 (3.06%) Data Architect
19 336 (3.01%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1349 (12.09%) .NET
2 774 (6.94%) HTML
3 655 (5.87%) ASP.NET
4 613 (5.50%) CSS
5 497 (4.46%) Web Services
6 435 (3.90%) XML
7 378 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 376 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 361 (3.24%) REST
10 327 (2.93%) MDX
11 294 (2.64%) HTML5
12 289 (2.59%) RESTful
13 272 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 261 (2.34%) jQuery
15 249 (2.23%) Node.js
16 244 (2.19%) JSON
17 243 (2.18%) .NET Framework
18 219 (1.96%) Spring
19 216 (1.94%) WCF
20 195 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1733 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 571 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 466 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 358 (3.21%) User Experience
5 245 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 212 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 197 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 179 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 146 (1.31%) Fintech
10 144 (1.29%) Replication
11 142 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 136 (1.22%) BBC
13 110 (0.99%) Virtual Team
14 106 (0.95%) Clustering
15 77 (0.69%) Credit Risk
16 76 (0.68%) NHS
17 72 (0.65%) Social Media
18 68 (0.61%) FMCG
19 67 (0.60%) Data Centre
20 61 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 624 (5.59%) Windows
2 604 (5.41%) Linux
3 276 (2.47%) Unix
4 180 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 143 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 134 (1.20%) Android
7 90 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 56 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (0.46%) Debian
11 50 (0.45%) CentOS
12 41 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 33 (0.30%) AIX
14 29 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 28 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (0.20%) Solaris
17 17 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.099%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.063%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2689 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2402 (21.53%) ETL
3 2349 (21.06%) Analytics
4 1517 (13.60%) Data Modelling
5 1369 (12.27%) Digital Marketing
6 1359 (12.18%) Programme Management
7 1200 (10.76%) Visualisation
8 955 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 913 (8.18%) Data Management
10 779 (6.98%) CRM
11 774 (6.94%) Data Analysis
12 761 (6.82%) Scrum
13 731 (6.55%) Data Visualisation
14 710 (6.36%) Project Management
15 652 (5.84%) SDLC
16 629 (5.64%) MVC
17 606 (5.43%) Data Analytics
18 592 (5.31%) ERP
19 583 (5.23%) Mentoring
20 564 (5.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5684 (50.95%) SQL
2 1903 (17.06%) T-SQL
3 1319 (11.82%) C#
4 1062 (9.52%) Java
5 962 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 946 (8.48%) Python
7 380 (3.41%) R
8 335 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 304 (2.73%) VBA
10 294 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 269 (2.41%) Ruby
12 246 (2.21%) C++
13 218 (1.95%) PHP
14 161 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 151 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 148 (1.33%) VB
17 146 (1.31%) Scala
18 125 (1.12%) C
19 111 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 87 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1552 (13.91%) Degree
2 316 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 265 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 200 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 144 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 91 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
7 79 (0.71%) PhD
8 74 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 73 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 65 (0.58%) ISEB
11 58 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 50 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 46 (0.41%) MCSE
13 46 (0.41%) PMP
14 42 (0.38%) CISM
15 39 (0.35%) CISSP
15 39 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (0.33%) MCSA
17 35 (0.31%) MCITP
18 34 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (5.07%) Data Quality
2 469 (4.20%) QA
3 156 (1.40%) SLA
4 140 (1.26%) GDPR
5 74 (0.66%) PMO
6 56 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (0.48%) GCP
8 44 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.18%) COBIT
11 17 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (0.14%) IFRS
13 11 (0.099%) RMADS
14 10 (0.090%) Basel III
15 9 (0.081%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.081%) SEPA
16 8 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.063%) Solvency II
17 7 (0.063%) TARGET2
18 6 (0.054%) EMIR
System Software
1 212 (1.90%) Docker
2 199 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 64 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 39 (0.35%) HDFS
6 31 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 29 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 19 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 15 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.099%) Cronacle
13 10 (0.090%) XenApp
14 8 (0.072%) vSphere
15 5 (0.045%) KVM
15 5 (0.045%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.036%) NFS
16 4 (0.036%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 138 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 126 (1.13%) Ansible
3 122 (1.09%) Kubernetes
4 119 (1.07%) Puppet
5 64 (0.57%) SCCM
6 48 (0.43%) Terraform
7 40 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 34 (0.30%) SCOM
9 30 (0.27%) Oozie
10 24 (0.22%) Packer
11 21 (0.19%) Nagios
12 20 (0.18%) SCVMM
13 18 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 18 (0.16%) Mesos
14 15 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (0.11%) ZABBIX
16 11 (0.099%) Kibana
16 11 (0.099%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3216 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 2292 (20.55%) SAP
3 1611 (14.44%) Tableau
4 1316 (11.80%) Oracle
5 604 (5.41%) Cognos
6 361 (3.24%) Google
7 336 (3.01%) Informatica
8 297 (2.66%) MicroStrategy
9 257 (2.30%) IBM
10 202 (1.81%) Teradata
11 198 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
12 131 (1.17%) Talend
13 130 (1.17%) VMware
14 110 (0.99%) Adobe
15 103 (0.92%) Alteryx
16 97 (0.87%) Apple
17 87 (0.78%) Hyperion
18 85 (0.76%) HP
19 77 (0.69%) TIBCO
20 61 (0.55%) Red Hat