Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 8,279 9,200 11,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 5.53% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 6.02% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,977 7,623 9,179
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,750 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% 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 128,133 152,793 163,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100,524 121,643 128,866
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 16 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 22 September 2019. 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 +5 7,640 £50,000 - 1,085
UK excluding London +7 4,467 £45,000 - 819
London +12 3,585 £60,000 - 358
South East +10 1,181 £50,000 - 174
North of England 0 1,088 £42,500 -5.56% 240
Midlands -5 741 £44,000 +3.53% 147
South West -1 690 £47,500 +11.76% 73
North West +4 684 £42,500 -5.56% 147
West Midlands +1 453 £42,500 - 93
Yorkshire -20 348 £42,500 -5.56% 80
Scotland +18 325 £44,838 -0.36% 67
East of England +13 321 £45,000 - 93
East Midlands -1 283 £44,500 +2.30% 54
Wales +8 116 £37,500 -11.76% 23
North East -10 56 £40,000 -3.61% 13
Northern Ireland -10 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 4,454 (53.80%) SQL
2 3,096 (37.40%) Power Platform
3 3,077 (37.17%) Power BI
4 2,749 (33.20%) SQL Server
5 2,660 (32.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2,613 (31.56%) Analytics
7 2,535 (30.62%) Finance
8 2,298 (27.76%) Microsoft
9 2,292 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
10 2,267 (27.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2,042 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1,926 (23.26%) ETL
13 1,877 (22.67%) Azure
14 1,530 (18.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1,456 (17.59%) Tableau
16 1,452 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
17 1,382 (16.69%) Visualisation
18 1,368 (16.52%) Python
19 1,317 (15.91%) Data Modelling
20 1,241 (14.99%) SAP
21 1,220 (14.74%) T-SQL
22 1,143 (13.81%) Marketing
23 952 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
24 951 (11.49%) C#
24 951 (11.49%) Oracle
25 881 (10.64%) .NET
26 843 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
27 837 (10.11%) Degree
27 837 (10.11%) Big Data
28 831 (10.04%) AWS

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 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 301 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 207 (2.50%) SAS
4 122 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 120 (1.45%) Apache
6 79 (0.95%) Confluence
7 68 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 62 (0.75%) CMS
9 60 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 44 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
11 44 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 44 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 26 (0.31%) ArcGIS
13 25 (0.30%) WordPress
14 24 (0.29%) IIS
15 18 (0.22%) Skype for Business
16 17 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 843 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 270 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 102 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.58%) SPSS
6 46 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 38 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.22%) Sketch
9 16 (0.19%) Figma
10 12 (0.14%) Stata
11 11 (0.13%) InVision
11 11 (0.13%) Marvel
12 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
13 8 (0.097%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.048%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.048%) Moqups
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 268 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 152 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 92 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 60 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 52 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 50 (0.60%) NetSuite
6 50 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 47 (0.57%) SAP BPC
8 45 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 45 (0.54%) SAP ERP
9 34 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
10 32 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
11 25 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
12 21 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
12 21 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
13 18 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
14 17 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 17 (0.21%) Workday HCM
15 13 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3,096 (37.40%) Power Platform
2 1,877 (22.67%) Azure
3 831 (10.04%) AWS
4 296 (3.58%) Office 365
5 281 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
6 280 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
7 266 (3.21%) GCP
8 242 (2.92%) SaaS
9 162 (1.96%) PaaS
10 146 (1.76%) PowerApps
11 136 (1.64%) Serverless
12 111 (1.34%) Amazon S3
13 104 (1.26%) Google Analytics
14 80 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
15 74 (0.89%) IaaS
16 64 (0.77%) GitHub
17 62 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
18 46 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
19 45 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
19 45 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 69 (0.83%) Firewall
2 68 (0.82%) DNS
3 53 (0.64%) DHCP
4 39 (0.47%) Network Security
5 36 (0.43%) Internet
5 36 (0.43%) VPN
6 31 (0.37%) Skype
7 22 (0.27%) Intranet
7 22 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.22%) SAN
9 17 (0.21%) Broadband
10 16 (0.19%) HTTP
10 16 (0.19%) WAN
11 14 (0.17%) RTMP
12 13 (0.16%) Unified Communications
13 12 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.13%) NetScaler
14 11 (0.13%) VoIP
15 10 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,077 (37.17%) Power BI
2 2,749 (33.20%) SQL Server
3 2,660 (32.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2,267 (27.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,042 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,530 (18.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 837 (10.11%) Big Data
8 641 (7.74%) QlikView
9 550 (6.64%) BusinessObjects
10 469 (5.66%) Data Lake
11 444 (5.36%) Relational Database
12 419 (5.06%) Hadoop
13 326 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 323 (3.90%) NoSQL
15 298 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
16 266 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
17 246 (2.97%) OLAP
18 217 (2.62%) Qlik Sense
19 216 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 207 (2.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 326 (3.94%) JIRA
2 298 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 279 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 188 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 123 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 91 (1.10%) Selenium
7 76 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 74 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
9 73 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 57 (0.69%) Subversion
11 45 (0.54%) Maven
11 45 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 44 (0.53%) Bitbucket
13 43 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
14 41 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 37 (0.45%) Cucumber
16 36 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
17 34 (0.41%) Jasmine
17 34 (0.41%) webpack
18 30 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 2,535 (30.62%) Finance
2 1,143 (13.81%) Marketing
3 823 (9.94%) Public Sector
4 807 (9.75%) Manufacturing
5 734 (8.87%) Telecoms
6 650 (7.85%) Electronics
7 592 (7.15%) Retail
8 291 (3.51%) Banking
9 235 (2.84%) Legal
10 134 (1.62%) Law
11 85 (1.03%) Advertising
12 60 (0.72%) Billing
13 58 (0.70%) Back Office
14 55 (0.66%) Games
15 48 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 47 (0.57%) Publishing
17 45 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 31 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 27 (0.33%) Front Office
20 26 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,949 (35.62%) Developer
2 1,868 (22.56%) Analyst
3 1,565 (18.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 714 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 698 (8.43%) SQL Developer
6 520 (6.28%) Consultant
7 501 (6.05%) Data Analyst
8 453 (5.47%) Architect
9 444 (5.36%) Data Engineer
10 387 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 379 (4.58%) SQL BI Developer
12 298 (3.60%) Business Developer
13 292 (3.53%) Business Analyst
14 228 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
15 224 (2.71%) Data Architect
16 222 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Manager
17 220 (2.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 212 (2.56%) SSIS Developer
19 210 (2.54%) Project Manager
20 207 (2.50%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (10.64%) .NET
2 402 (4.86%) HTML
3 350 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 350 (4.23%) CSS
4 328 (3.96%) Web Services
5 257 (3.10%) MDX
6 215 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 185 (2.23%) jQuery
8 172 (2.08%) REST
9 171 (2.07%) XML
10 165 (1.99%) Node.js
11 162 (1.96%) JSON
12 151 (1.82%) RESTful
13 149 (1.80%) Kafka
14 147 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 128 (1.55%) .NET Framework
16 126 (1.52%) HTML5
17 119 (1.44%) WCF
18 116 (1.40%) React
19 109 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,452 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 386 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 241 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
4 193 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 187 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 184 (2.22%) User Experience
7 157 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 140 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 98 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 82 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 79 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 63 (0.76%) NHS
13 55 (0.66%) Clustering
14 53 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
14 53 (0.64%) Life Science
14 53 (0.64%) Replication
15 45 (0.54%) Public Cloud
16 44 (0.53%) FMCG
16 44 (0.53%) Reinsurance
17 40 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 372 (4.49%) Windows
2 336 (4.06%) Linux
3 203 (2.45%) Unix
4 120 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 61 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 35 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 28 (0.34%) Android
9 22 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.18%) CentOS
11 15 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.18%) VMS
12 13 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.097%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.072%) Solaris
16 5 (0.060%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.048%) AIX
18 2 (0.024%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,613 (31.56%) Analytics
2 2,292 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 1,926 (23.26%) ETL
4 1,382 (16.69%) Visualisation
5 1,317 (15.91%) Data Modelling
6 952 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
7 789 (9.53%) Data Visualisation
8 706 (8.53%) Digital Marketing
9 703 (8.49%) Programme Management
10 654 (7.90%) CRM
11 638 (7.71%) Data Analysis
12 625 (7.55%) Data Science
13 614 (7.42%) Data Analytics
14 588 (7.10%) Project Management
15 564 (6.81%) DevOps
16 560 (6.76%) Scrum
17 541 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 527 (6.37%) Data Management
19 511 (6.17%) ERP
20 468 (5.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4,454 (53.80%) SQL
2 1,368 (16.52%) Python
3 1,220 (14.74%) T-SQL
4 951 (11.49%) C#
5 738 (8.91%) Java
6 596 (7.20%) R
7 574 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 504 (6.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 303 (3.66%) VBA
10 288 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 286 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 179 (2.16%) Scala
13 152 (1.84%) C++
14 129 (1.56%) PHP
15 123 (1.49%) C
16 102 (1.23%) VB.NET
17 92 (1.11%) VB
18 67 (0.81%) Go
19 57 (0.69%) Ruby
20 48 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 837 (10.11%) Degree
2 206 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 169 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 127 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 110 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 57 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 53 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 47 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 40 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (0.46%) APMP
11 38 (0.46%) MCSA
12 36 (0.43%) PhD
13 35 (0.42%) ISEB
14 32 (0.39%) CCNA
15 28 (0.34%) MCSE
16 27 (0.33%) PMI Certification
17 24 (0.29%) PMP
17 24 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 22 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (5.69%) Data Quality
2 329 (3.97%) QA
3 126 (1.52%) GDPR
4 80 (0.97%) SLA
5 77 (0.93%) PMO
6 56 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 11 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.097%) HL7
9 8 (0.097%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.072%) COBIT
10 6 (0.072%) GAAP
10 6 (0.072%) NIST
10 6 (0.072%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.060%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.036%) EMIR
13 3 (0.036%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 148 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 130 (1.57%) Docker
3 74 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.57%) HDFS
6 24 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 18 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.21%) XenApp
11 14 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.097%) vSphere
13 6 (0.072%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.036%) Firmware
17 2 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
18 1 (0.012%) vCloud
18 1 (0.012%) Virtual Servers
18 1 (0.012%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (1.23%) Terraform
2 86 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 61 (0.74%) Ansible
4 47 (0.57%) Puppet
5 46 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.47%) SCCM
7 33 (0.40%) Oozie
8 31 (0.37%) Kibana
9 22 (0.27%) SCOM
10 19 (0.23%) Ambari
11 17 (0.21%) SQL Sentry
12 16 (0.19%) Control-M
12 16 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.18%) Nagios
14 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.14%) Automic
15 12 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 11 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2,298 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 1,456 (17.59%) Tableau
3 1,241 (14.99%) SAP
4 951 (11.49%) Oracle
5 351 (4.24%) Google
6 265 (3.20%) Cognos
7 223 (2.69%) Informatica
8 211 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 177 (2.14%) Databricks
10 160 (1.93%) IBM
11 111 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
12 110 (1.33%) VMware
13 102 (1.23%) Teradata
14 100 (1.21%) Splunk
14 100 (1.21%) Talend
15 92 (1.11%) Adobe
16 83 (1.00%) Cisco
17 76 (0.92%) Alteryx
18 72 (0.87%) Cloudera
19 66 (0.80%) JD Edwards