Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,347 8,857 10,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.58% 6.02% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 6.53% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,690 7,809 8,946
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%

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 71,778 135,730 163,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.15% 92.22% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57,298 106,842 131,246
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 18 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 9 July 2020. 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 3,963 £55,000 +5.77% 390
UK excluding London -7 2,190 £48,000 +6.67% 276
London -5 1,945 £62,500 +4.17% 132
South East -7 615 £55,000 +5.77% 59
North of England -7 528 £47,500 +11.76% 68
Midlands -4 340 £45,000 - 76
South West -7 315 £47,500 - 38
Work from Home -4 310 £50,000 -9.09% 56
North West -13 303 £48,000 +6.67% 49
West Midlands +1 243 £47,500 +11.76% 54
Yorkshire +19 184 £50,000 +17.65% 14
East of England +13 178 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Scotland -14 120 £46,595 +3.54% 8
East Midlands -15 92 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Wales -4 77 £45,000 +28.57% 8
North East -3 41 £37,750 +0.67% 5
Northern Ireland +11 9 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Channel Islands - 8 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 2,486 (57.19%) SQL
2 1,907 (43.87%) Power Platform
3 1,903 (43.78%) Power BI
4 1,547 (35.59%) SQL Server
5 1,410 (32.44%) Analytics
6 1,389 (31.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1,323 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 1,243 (28.59%) Azure
9 1,198 (27.56%) Finance
10 1,112 (25.58%) ETL
11 1,070 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
12 1,060 (24.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 973 (22.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 960 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
15 958 (22.04%) Tableau
16 823 (18.93%) Python
17 809 (18.61%) Visualisation
18 777 (17.87%) Data Modelling
19 692 (15.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 644 (14.81%) Oracle
21 612 (14.08%) Degree
22 587 (13.50%) Data Lake
23 586 (13.48%) .NET
24 551 (12.68%) Data Analysis
25 546 (12.56%) Data Analytics
26 534 (12.28%) T-SQL
27 515 (11.85%) AWS
28 469 (10.79%) SAP
29 448 (10.31%) Big Data
30 441 (10.14%) C#

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
1 315 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 164 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 121 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 86 (1.98%) SAS
5 55 (1.27%) Apache
6 52 (1.20%) Confluence
7 44 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
9 36 (0.83%) IIS
10 32 (0.74%) CMS
11 23 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 18 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.32%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
18 12 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
19 11 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 11 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 382 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 153 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.74%) SPSS
5 22 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.21%) Figma
9 8 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.18%) Sketch
10 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.092%) Notepad++
12 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.046%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.023%) Marvel
13 1 (0.023%) Weka
13 1 (0.023%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 193 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 148 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.46%) SAP GTS
4 19 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.32%) Maximo
8 14 (0.32%) Shopify
9 13 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.30%) SAP BPC
10 12 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
12 10 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (0.21%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.21%) SAP SD
14 8 (0.18%) Magento
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1,907 (43.87%) Power Platform
2 1,243 (28.59%) Azure
3 515 (11.85%) AWS
4 262 (6.03%) Dynamics 365
5 252 (5.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 207 (4.76%) GCP
7 193 (4.44%) Office 365
8 160 (3.68%) SaaS
9 136 (3.13%) PowerApps
10 111 (2.55%) PaaS
11 61 (1.40%) IaaS
12 60 (1.38%) Serverless
13 55 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (1.06%) Amazon S3
15 45 (1.04%) Google Analytics
16 36 (0.83%) Power Automate
17 33 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
17 33 (0.76%) Azure Stack
18 31 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
19 29 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.20%) Internet
2 47 (1.08%) Firewall
3 28 (0.64%) VPN
4 23 (0.53%) Skype
5 18 (0.41%) Intranet
6 15 (0.35%) WAN
7 14 (0.32%) LAN
8 12 (0.28%) DNS
9 8 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 8 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.18%) Wireless
10 7 (0.16%) VoIP
11 6 (0.14%) SAN
12 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.092%) Broadband
13 4 (0.092%) DHCP
13 4 (0.092%) Extranet
13 4 (0.092%) NAS
13 4 (0.092%) Network Security
13 4 (0.092%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,903 (43.78%) Power BI
2 1,547 (35.59%) SQL Server
3 1,389 (31.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1,060 (24.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 973 (22.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 692 (15.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 587 (13.50%) Data Lake
8 448 (10.31%) Big Data
9 297 (6.83%) BusinessObjects
10 258 (5.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 203 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 195 (4.49%) QlikView
13 176 (4.05%) Snowflake Schema
14 168 (3.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 163 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 160 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
17 150 (3.45%) Hadoop
18 144 (3.31%) OLAP
19 139 (3.20%) NoSQL
20 131 (3.01%) Looker
Development Applications
1 206 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 133 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 128 (2.94%) JIRA
4 68 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 50 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 40 (0.92%) Selenium
8 33 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
10 25 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (0.55%) ERwin
12 23 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
13 22 (0.51%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.41%) Maven
14 18 (0.41%) NUnit
15 15 (0.35%) JUnit
15 15 (0.35%) SpecFlow
16 14 (0.32%) Cucumber
16 14 (0.32%) SoapUI
17 13 (0.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1,198 (27.56%) Finance
2 411 (9.45%) Marketing
3 244 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 234 (5.38%) Public Sector
5 216 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 182 (4.19%) Legal
7 173 (3.98%) Electronics
8 162 (3.73%) Retail
9 116 (2.67%) Law
10 98 (2.25%) Banking
11 61 (1.40%) Advertising
12 33 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 31 (0.71%) Back Office
14 26 (0.60%) Games
15 21 (0.48%) Local Government
15 21 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.30%) Automotive
16 13 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.28%) Police
17 12 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,351 (31.08%) Developer
2 996 (22.91%) Analyst
3 685 (15.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 386 (8.88%) Data Analyst
5 374 (8.60%) Data Engineer
6 373 (8.58%) Architect
7 342 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 297 (6.83%) Consultant
9 267 (6.14%) SQL Developer
10 233 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 169 (3.89%) Data Architect
12 161 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 145 (3.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 137 (3.15%) Business Analyst
15 132 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
16 129 (2.97%) Data Manager
17 126 (2.90%) SQL BI Developer
18 125 (2.88%) Business Developer
19 121 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Lead
20 120 (2.76%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (13.48%) .NET
2 189 (4.35%) HTML
3 167 (3.84%) Web Services
4 160 (3.68%) ASP.NET
4 160 (3.68%) CSS
5 139 (3.20%) AngularJS
5 139 (3.20%) J2EE
6 119 (2.74%) Kafka
7 109 (2.51%) React
8 106 (2.44%) MDX
9 102 (2.35%) .NET Core
10 91 (2.09%) REST
11 87 (2.00%) .NET Framework
12 80 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 72 (1.66%) XML
14 70 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (1.52%) Node.js
16 63 (1.45%) SOAP
17 62 (1.43%) HTML5
18 50 (1.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 960 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 159 (3.66%) Data Structures
3 159 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (2.21%) User Experience
5 69 (1.59%) Reinsurance
6 63 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 55 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 47 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
9 45 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 38 (0.87%) NHS
12 35 (0.81%) Clustering
12 35 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 27 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.60%) FMCG
15 22 (0.51%) Hedge funds
15 22 (0.51%) Replication
16 21 (0.48%) Public Cloud
17 18 (0.41%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 258 (5.94%) Windows
2 143 (3.29%) Linux
3 95 (2.19%) Unix
4 72 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 28 (0.64%) Android
6 26 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.18%) CentOS
11 7 (0.16%) Solaris
12 6 (0.14%) AIX
12 6 (0.14%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.069%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.069%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,410 (32.44%) Analytics
2 1,112 (25.58%) ETL
3 1,070 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
4 809 (18.61%) Visualisation
5 777 (17.87%) Data Modelling
6 551 (12.68%) Data Analysis
7 546 (12.56%) Data Analytics
8 413 (9.50%) Data Visualisation
9 401 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
10 394 (9.06%) CRM
11 372 (8.56%) Project Management
12 347 (7.98%) Data Science
13 346 (7.96%) DevOps
14 315 (7.25%) Data Management
15 314 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 266 (6.12%) Migration
17 264 (6.07%) Machine Learning
18 254 (5.84%) Data Engineering
19 241 (5.54%) Data Extraction
20 236 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2,486 (57.19%) SQL
2 823 (18.93%) Python
3 534 (12.28%) T-SQL
4 441 (10.14%) C#
5 371 (8.53%) Java
6 301 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 258 (5.94%) R
8 212 (4.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 157 (3.61%) PowerShell
10 102 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 94 (2.16%) Scala
12 84 (1.93%) VBA
13 76 (1.75%) C
14 65 (1.50%) TypeScript
15 56 (1.29%) C++
16 55 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 37 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 37 (0.85%) VB
18 36 (0.83%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 612 (14.08%) Degree
2 107 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 89 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 69 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 61 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.51%) SANS
7 20 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (0.44%) ISEB
9 18 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 18 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.37%) PhD
11 10 (0.23%) ACCA
11 10 (0.23%) CIMA
11 10 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (6.30%) Data Quality
2 134 (3.08%) QA
3 110 (2.53%) GDPR
4 93 (2.14%) GAAP
5 45 (1.04%) SLA
6 38 (0.87%) PMO
7 26 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.37%) COBIT
10 12 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.092%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.069%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.046%) IFRS
14 2 (0.046%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.046%) SEPA
15 1 (0.023%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 97 (2.23%) Docker
2 87 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 23 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (0.51%) XenApp
4 22 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.25%) HDFS
6 9 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.16%) vSphere
8 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.046%) KVM
11 2 (0.046%) NFS
11 2 (0.046%) Samba
11 2 (0.046%) Squid
12 1 (0.023%) Postfix
12 1 (0.023%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 39 (0.90%) Terraform
3 26 (0.60%) Kibana
3 26 (0.60%) SCCM
4 24 (0.55%) Puppet
5 22 (0.51%) Ansible
6 18 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.37%) QRadar
8 13 (0.30%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.18%) Oozie
12 7 (0.16%) Grafana
12 7 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.069%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.069%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,323 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 958 (22.04%) Tableau
3 644 (14.81%) Oracle
4 469 (10.79%) SAP
5 234 (5.38%) Alteryx
6 218 (5.01%) Teradata
7 186 (4.28%) Cadence
8 179 (4.12%) Automation Anywhere
8 179 (4.12%) Blue Prism
8 179 (4.12%) UiPath
9 178 (4.09%) Databricks
10 170 (3.91%) Google
11 107 (2.46%) Cognos
12 106 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
13 102 (2.35%) Informatica
14 95 (2.19%) IBM
15 55 (1.27%) Talend
16 49 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
17 36 (0.83%) Splunk
18 31 (0.71%) Hyperion