Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 10,489 9,914 13,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.91% 5.79% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 6.40% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,681 8,373 11,090
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
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 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 April 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 22 April 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 +1 9,865 £50,000 - 1,124
UK excluding London +5 6,017 £45,000 - 723
London -5 4,164 £57,500 - 448
North of England +10 1,694 £45,000 +8.43% 196
South East -22 1,330 £47,500 - 165
Midlands +4 1,011 £42,500 - 151
North West +4 872 £45,000 +12.50% 97
South West +13 858 £42,500 -5.56% 104
East of England +18 728 £47,500 - 55
West Midlands +6 726 £40,377 -5.00% 88
Yorkshire +15 697 £45,000 +5.88% 83
Scotland -2 288 £45,000 +2.27% 40
East Midlands -7 285 £42,500 - 63
Wales +23 130 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North East +24 128 £36,250 -19.44% 16
Northern Ireland +12 34 £30,000 -16.67% 6
Channel Islands - 5 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 5,510 (52.53%) SQL
2 4,363 (41.60%) SQL Server
3 3,478 (33.16%) Microsoft
4 3,216 (30.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3,185 (30.37%) Finance
6 3,169 (30.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3,148 (30.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,621 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
9 2,428 (23.15%) Analytics
10 2,418 (23.05%) ETL
11 2,293 (21.86%) Power BI
12 2,263 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2,051 (19.55%) T-SQL
14 1,610 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
15 1,575 (15.02%) Tableau
16 1,520 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,438 (13.71%) C#
18 1,392 (13.27%) Data Modelling
19 1,361 (12.98%) SAP
20 1,345 (12.82%) .NET
21 1,262 (12.03%) Oracle
22 1,240 (11.82%) Degree
23 1,228 (11.71%) Visualisation
24 1,208 (11.52%) Marketing
25 1,085 (10.34%) Big Data
26 1,014 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
27 975 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
28 891 (8.49%) QlikView
29 852 (8.12%) JavaScript
30 836 (7.97%) 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
1 444 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 333 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 328 (3.13%) SAS
4 153 (1.46%) Confluence
5 132 (1.26%) Apache
6 130 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 79 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 74 (0.71%) IIS
9 66 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 65 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 60 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 56 (0.53%) CMS
13 52 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 50 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 49 (0.47%) WebSphere
16 38 (0.36%) MS Exchange
17 35 (0.33%) Mule
17 35 (0.33%) WebLogic
18 34 (0.32%) JBoss
19 29 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 975 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 366 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 94 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 94 (0.90%) SPSS
5 78 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 62 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 34 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 32 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.11%) Weka
12 9 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.057%) Camtasia
15 5 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.038%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.038%) Stata
17 2 (0.019%) InVision
17 2 (0.019%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 205 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 203 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 136 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 97 (0.92%) NetSuite
5 90 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 75 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
7 73 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
8 65 (0.62%) SAP BPC
9 57 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
10 48 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
11 36 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
12 32 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
13 30 (0.29%) SAP FI
14 26 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
14 26 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
15 23 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
15 23 (0.22%) SAP CO
15 23 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
16 21 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 20 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1,520 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 708 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 356 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
4 230 (2.19%) SaaS
5 200 (1.91%) Office 365
6 156 (1.49%) PaaS
7 146 (1.39%) IaaS
8 141 (1.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 122 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 116 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
11 114 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
12 111 (1.06%) Serverless
13 93 (0.89%) GitHub
14 73 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
15 71 (0.68%) Amazon S3
16 70 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
17 69 (0.66%) Google Analytics
18 57 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
19 55 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
20 53 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 129 (1.23%) Internet
2 115 (1.10%) Firewall
3 89 (0.85%) HTTP
4 75 (0.72%) SMS
5 61 (0.58%) DNS
6 59 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 58 (0.55%) Network Security
8 40 (0.38%) DHCP
9 37 (0.35%) LAN
9 37 (0.35%) WAN
10 35 (0.33%) VPN
11 32 (0.31%) Intranet
12 31 (0.30%) SAN
12 31 (0.30%) TCP/IP
13 21 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (0.18%) Skype
15 18 (0.17%) Wireless
16 17 (0.16%) Kerberos
17 15 (0.14%) SSH
17 15 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,363 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 3,216 (30.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3,169 (30.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3,148 (30.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,293 (21.86%) Power BI
6 2,263 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,085 (10.34%) Big Data
8 891 (8.49%) QlikView
9 643 (6.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 619 (5.90%) BusinessObjects
11 557 (5.31%) Hadoop
12 539 (5.14%) Relational Database
13 508 (4.84%) NoSQL
14 473 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 467 (4.45%) Data Lake
16 449 (4.28%) OLAP
17 413 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 354 (3.37%) MySQL
19 347 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 337 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 492 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 362 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 353 (3.37%) JIRA
4 301 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 175 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 149 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 110 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 97 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 80 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 72 (0.69%) Selenium
11 70 (0.67%) NUnit
12 69 (0.66%) Moq
13 64 (0.61%) Jasmine
14 61 (0.58%) gulp
15 60 (0.57%) ERwin
16 58 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
17 47 (0.45%) Maven
17 47 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
18 45 (0.43%) Bitbucket
18 45 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 3,185 (30.37%) Finance
2 1,208 (11.52%) Marketing
3 834 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 791 (7.54%) Advertising
5 780 (7.44%) Retail
6 708 (6.75%) Telecoms
7 640 (6.10%) Electronics
8 418 (3.99%) Banking
9 398 (3.79%) Legal
10 184 (1.75%) Games
11 133 (1.27%) Law
12 108 (1.03%) Publishing
13 100 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 79 (0.75%) Billing
15 76 (0.72%) Automotive
16 65 (0.62%) Back Office
17 55 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 54 (0.51%) French Language
18 54 (0.51%) Front Office
19 44 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,809 (36.31%) Developer
2 1,970 (18.78%) Analyst
3 1,759 (16.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1,051 (10.02%) Consultant
5 999 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 789 (7.52%) Architect
7 766 (7.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 566 (5.40%) SQL BI Developer
9 457 (4.36%) DBA
10 438 (4.18%) .NET Developer
11 435 (4.15%) SSIS Developer
12 427 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 408 (3.89%) Business Analyst
14 401 (3.82%) Data Analyst
15 399 (3.80%) Business Developer
16 389 (3.71%) SSRS Developer
17 374 (3.57%) Senior Developer
18 362 (3.45%) Data Architect
19 361 (3.44%) SQL DBA
20 333 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,345 (12.82%) .NET
2 663 (6.32%) ASP.NET
3 659 (6.28%) HTML
4 498 (4.75%) CSS
5 453 (4.32%) Web Services
6 418 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 342 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 327 (3.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 324 (3.09%) RESTful
10 310 (2.96%) WCF
11 302 (2.88%) XML
12 284 (2.71%) .NET Framework
13 277 (2.64%) REST
14 263 (2.51%) Node.js
15 254 (2.42%) MDX
16 252 (2.40%) jQuery
17 224 (2.14%) HTML5
18 201 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 172 (1.64%) Entity Framework
20 153 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,610 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 461 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 443 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 311 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
5 306 (2.92%) User Experience
6 292 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 206 (1.96%) Fintech
8 203 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 197 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 183 (1.74%) Replication
11 127 (1.21%) Clustering
12 123 (1.17%) NHS
13 118 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 107 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 102 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 95 (0.91%) Data Centre
17 70 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
18 65 (0.62%) Driving Licence
19 64 (0.61%) PMI
20 61 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 614 (5.85%) Windows
2 549 (5.23%) Linux
3 217 (2.07%) Unix
4 204 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 87 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 83 (0.79%) Android
6 83 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 45 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (0.42%) AIX
9 39 (0.37%) CentOS
10 38 (0.36%) Solaris
11 33 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 32 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 29 (0.28%) HPUX
13 29 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (0.22%) Debian
16 19 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 19 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,621 (24.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2,428 (23.15%) Analytics
3 2,418 (23.05%) ETL
4 1,392 (13.27%) Data Modelling
5 1,228 (11.71%) Visualisation
6 1,014 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
7 836 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 763 (7.27%) CRM
9 732 (6.98%) Data Visualisation
10 731 (6.97%) Data Analytics
11 714 (6.81%) Data Analysis
11 714 (6.81%) Scrum
12 656 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
13 653 (6.23%) ERP
14 645 (6.15%) Project Management
15 644 (6.14%) Programme Management
16 613 (5.84%) Data Management
17 596 (5.68%) MVC
18 552 (5.26%) TDD
19 539 (5.14%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 5,510 (52.53%) SQL
2 2,051 (19.55%) T-SQL
3 1,438 (13.71%) C#
4 852 (8.12%) JavaScript
5 829 (7.90%) Python
6 763 (7.27%) Java
7 423 (4.03%) R
8 363 (3.46%) VBA
9 353 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 290 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 262 (2.50%) Ruby
12 232 (2.21%) PHP
13 217 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 180 (1.72%) C++
15 173 (1.65%) VB
16 151 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 147 (1.40%) Scala
18 111 (1.06%) Perl
19 90 (0.86%) C
20 82 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,240 (11.82%) Degree
2 298 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 241 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 167 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 162 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 101 (0.96%) ISEB
7 87 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 70 (0.67%) PhD
9 63 (0.60%) MCSE
10 60 (0.57%) MCSA
11 59 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
12 58 (0.55%) PMP
13 57 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 53 (0.51%) Master's Degree
15 37 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (0.34%) MCPD
17 32 (0.31%) CIMA
18 31 (0.30%) ACCA
19 26 (0.25%) MBA
20 25 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (5.39%) Data Quality
2 504 (4.81%) QA
3 161 (1.53%) SLA
4 156 (1.49%) GDPR
5 144 (1.37%) PMO
6 54 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 28 (0.27%) GCP
8 28 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.16%) COBIT
11 15 (0.14%) SEPA
12 13 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.067%) GxP
15 6 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.057%) EMIR
15 6 (0.057%) MiFID
16 5 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 5 (0.048%) IFRS
System Software
1 271 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 158 (1.51%) Docker
3 129 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 69 (0.66%) HDFS
5 67 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 61 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 33 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 24 (0.23%) XenApp
11 15 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.095%) Firmware
14 6 (0.057%) vSphere
15 5 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.038%) NFS
17 3 (0.029%) Terminal Services
18 2 (0.019%) Squid
19 1 (0.010%) Snort
Systems Management
1 113 (1.08%) Ansible
2 82 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 73 (0.70%) SCCM
4 63 (0.60%) Puppet
5 57 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 33 (0.31%) SCOM
8 30 (0.29%) Terraform
9 28 (0.27%) Oozie
10 25 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (0.19%) Ambari
13 19 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
14 18 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 15 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 11 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 10 (0.095%) Control-M
17 10 (0.095%) Microsoft Intune
18 8 (0.076%) Oracle RMAN
18 8 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,478 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 1,575 (15.02%) Tableau
3 1,361 (12.98%) SAP
4 1,262 (12.03%) Oracle
5 454 (4.33%) Cognos
6 300 (2.86%) Google
7 262 (2.50%) Informatica
8 238 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 236 (2.25%) IBM
10 218 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
11 161 (1.53%) Alteryx
12 159 (1.52%) Teradata
13 134 (1.28%) Talend
14 118 (1.12%) VMware
15 115 (1.10%) Adobe
16 103 (0.98%) Capita
17 100 (0.95%) HP
18 86 (0.82%) Citrix
19 72 (0.69%) Infor
20 64 (0.61%) Cloudera