Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 39 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 7,554 9,087 11,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.68% 5.72% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.22% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6,358 7,536 8,980
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
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 122,331 146,174 165,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.99% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96,858 115,964 131,642
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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 -3 6,914 £50,000 -4.76% 1,130
UK excluding London -3 4,071 £45,000 - 808
London +3 3,224 £60,000 - 410
South East -7 1,032 £50,000 - 193
North of England -4 934 £42,500 -5.56% 208
South West -3 715 £47,500 +5.56% 98
Midlands -9 639 £42,500 -5.56% 153
North West -2 609 £45,000 - 130
West Midlands 0 424 £44,000 -2.22% 112
East of England +26 351 £45,000 -2.17% 66
Scotland +10 270 £42,500 -5.56% 62
Yorkshire -28 263 £42,500 -5.56% 59
East Midlands -15 213 £40,000 -5.88% 41
Wales -3 113 £40,000 -5.88% 23
North East -11 62 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Northern Ireland -4 21 £37,500 -31.82% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 4,101 (54.29%) SQL
2 2,808 (37.17%) Power Platform
3 2,787 (36.89%) Power BI
4 2,432 (32.19%) SQL Server
5 2,330 (30.84%) Finance
6 2,325 (30.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2,181 (28.87%) Analytics
8 2,111 (27.95%) Microsoft
9 2,011 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
10 1,880 (24.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1,773 (23.47%) Azure
12 1,671 (22.12%) ETL
13 1,670 (22.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1,315 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
15 1,294 (17.13%) Python
16 1,289 (17.06%) Visualisation
17 1,286 (17.02%) Tableau
18 1,267 (16.77%) Data Modelling
19 1,198 (15.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 1,128 (14.93%) Marketing
21 1,081 (14.31%) SAP
22 1,039 (13.75%) T-SQL
23 916 (12.13%) C#
24 897 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
25 872 (11.54%) .NET
26 869 (11.50%) Oracle
27 806 (10.67%) Public Sector
28 799 (10.58%) Degree
29 779 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
30 771 (10.21%) Manufacturing

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
1 488 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 287 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 218 (2.89%) SAS
4 154 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 151 (2.00%) Apache
6 72 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
7 70 (0.93%) Confluence
8 55 (0.73%) CMS
9 52 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 51 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 47 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 41 (0.54%) IIS
13 39 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
14 29 (0.38%) WordPress
15 27 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 25 (0.33%) ArcGIS
17 23 (0.30%) Jupyter
18 16 (0.21%) Drupal
18 16 (0.21%) Skype for Business
19 15 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 779 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 231 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 39 (0.52%) SPSS
7 25 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 17 (0.23%) Sketch
9 15 (0.20%) Figma
10 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 8 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.066%) InVision
13 5 (0.066%) Marvel
14 4 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.040%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.026%) SPSS Modeler
17 1 (0.013%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 240 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 198 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
3 94 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 62 (0.82%) NetSuite
5 49 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
6 47 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 46 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
8 38 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 30 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 28 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 24 (0.32%) SAP ERP
12 23 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
13 19 (0.25%) Workday HCM
14 18 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
15 17 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
16 16 (0.21%) SAP Business One
17 15 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
17 15 (0.20%) FastStats
17 15 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
17 15 (0.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2,808 (37.17%) Power Platform
2 1,773 (23.47%) Azure
3 714 (9.45%) AWS
4 327 (4.33%) Dynamics 365
5 287 (3.80%) Office 365
6 261 (3.46%) GCP
7 238 (3.15%) Azure Data Factory
8 229 (3.03%) SaaS
9 163 (2.16%) PaaS
10 133 (1.76%) PowerApps
11 102 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 101 (1.34%) Serverless
13 93 (1.23%) Google Analytics
14 85 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
15 80 (1.06%) IaaS
16 51 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
17 50 (0.66%) GitHub
18 41 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
19 40 (0.53%) Data Lake Analytics
20 39 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.07%) Firewall
2 71 (0.94%) DNS
3 55 (0.73%) DHCP
4 42 (0.56%) Internet
5 36 (0.48%) Network Security
6 35 (0.46%) Skype
7 31 (0.41%) VPN
8 26 (0.34%) SAN
8 26 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 21 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (0.25%) Intranet
10 19 (0.25%) WAN
11 16 (0.21%) VLAN
12 14 (0.19%) HTTP
13 13 (0.17%) HTTPS
13 13 (0.17%) NetScaler
13 13 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (0.17%) SSL
13 13 (0.17%) Wireless
14 11 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,787 (36.89%) Power BI
2 2,432 (32.19%) SQL Server
3 2,325 (30.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1,880 (24.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,670 (22.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,198 (15.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 673 (8.91%) Big Data
8 477 (6.31%) QlikView
9 417 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
10 391 (5.18%) Data Lake
11 358 (4.74%) Relational Database
12 338 (4.47%) Hadoop
13 301 (3.98%) NoSQL
14 261 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
15 241 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 225 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
17 223 (2.95%) Looker
18 209 (2.77%) Qlik Sense
19 206 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 199 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 304 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 281 (3.72%) JIRA
3 236 (3.12%) Visual Studio
4 221 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 90 (1.19%) Selenium
6 88 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 87 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 80 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 75 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
10 47 (0.62%) SpecFlow
11 44 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 37 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 37 (0.49%) Maven
12 37 (0.49%) SoapUI
13 35 (0.46%) NUnit
14 34 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 34 (0.45%) Jasmine
14 34 (0.45%) Subversion
15 31 (0.41%) webpack
16 30 (0.40%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,330 (30.84%) Finance
2 1,128 (14.93%) Marketing
3 806 (10.67%) Public Sector
4 771 (10.21%) Manufacturing
5 727 (9.62%) Telecoms
6 646 (8.55%) Electronics
7 462 (6.12%) Retail
8 270 (3.57%) Legal
9 253 (3.35%) Banking
10 114 (1.51%) Law
11 84 (1.11%) Advertising
12 60 (0.79%) Back Office
13 53 (0.70%) Games
14 46 (0.61%) Publishing
15 36 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 36 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 34 (0.45%) Automotive
17 29 (0.38%) Billing
17 29 (0.38%) Front Office
18 27 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,481 (32.84%) Developer
2 1,768 (23.40%) Analyst
3 1,226 (16.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 673 (8.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 540 (7.15%) Architect
6 526 (6.96%) Data Analyst
7 493 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 483 (6.39%) Consultant
9 391 (5.18%) Data Engineer
10 324 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 278 (3.68%) Data Architect
12 265 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 244 (3.23%) Business Developer
14 225 (2.98%) SQL Analyst
15 200 (2.65%) .NET Developer
16 198 (2.62%) SQL BI Developer
17 182 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 177 (2.34%) Project Manager
19 172 (2.28%) DBA
20 166 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (11.54%) .NET
2 343 (4.54%) HTML
3 341 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 329 (4.36%) Web Services
5 320 (4.24%) CSS
6 249 (3.30%) REST
7 226 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 182 (2.41%) XML
9 180 (2.38%) MDX
10 172 (2.28%) jQuery
11 171 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 169 (2.24%) RESTful
13 154 (2.04%) JSON
14 142 (1.88%) Node.js
15 137 (1.81%) J2EE
16 135 (1.79%) WCF
17 132 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 120 (1.59%) SOAP
19 119 (1.58%) .NET Framework
20 110 (1.46%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1,315 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 362 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 207 (2.74%) User Experience
4 187 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
5 145 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 140 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 133 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 109 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 70 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 60 (0.79%) Replication
12 58 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 50 (0.66%) Reinsurance
14 49 (0.65%) Clustering
15 48 (0.64%) NHS
16 42 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
16 42 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 42 (0.56%) Social Media
17 37 (0.49%) FMCG
18 34 (0.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 391 (5.18%) Windows
2 365 (4.83%) Linux
3 222 (2.94%) Unix
4 124 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 55 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 26 (0.34%) CentOS
8 25 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.28%) Solaris
10 19 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.20%) VMS
13 14 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.17%) Android
15 12 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.11%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.079%) VME
19 5 (0.066%) Debian
19 5 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,181 (28.87%) Analytics
2 2,011 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,671 (22.12%) ETL
4 1,289 (17.06%) Visualisation
5 1,267 (16.77%) Data Modelling
6 897 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
7 716 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
8 696 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
9 679 (8.99%) Programme Management
10 608 (8.05%) Data Analysis
10 608 (8.05%) Data Science
11 576 (7.63%) Data Analytics
12 552 (7.31%) CRM
13 545 (7.21%) DevOps
14 525 (6.95%) Project Management
15 523 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 504 (6.67%) Data Management
17 445 (5.89%) Migration
17 445 (5.89%) Scrum
18 441 (5.84%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4,101 (54.29%) SQL
2 1,294 (17.13%) Python
3 1,039 (13.75%) T-SQL
4 916 (12.13%) C#
5 668 (8.84%) Java
6 544 (7.20%) R
7 512 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 377 (4.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 270 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 262 (3.47%) VBA
11 249 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 163 (2.16%) C
13 156 (2.07%) C++
14 142 (1.88%) Scala
15 111 (1.47%) PHP
16 92 (1.22%) VB
17 78 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 77 (1.02%) Shell Script
19 67 (0.89%) Ruby
20 61 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 799 (10.58%) Degree
2 203 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 184 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 128 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 93 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 48 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 45 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 44 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 34 (0.45%) MCSA
11 31 (0.41%) MCSE
12 28 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.37%) PhD
13 25 (0.33%) CCNA
13 25 (0.33%) ISEB
14 24 (0.32%) ACCA
14 24 (0.32%) DBS Check
15 23 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.28%) CIMA
16 21 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (6.51%) Data Quality
2 306 (4.05%) QA
3 129 (1.71%) GDPR
4 69 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (0.73%) SLA
6 37 (0.49%) PMO
7 21 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
9 11 (0.15%) HL7
10 10 (0.13%) COBIT
10 10 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.11%) RMADS
11 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.079%) GAAP
12 6 (0.079%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.066%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.066%) NIST
13 5 (0.066%) WAI
System Software
1 175 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 116 (1.54%) Docker
3 70 (0.93%) HDFS
4 66 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 20 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.23%) XenApp
9 14 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.15%) vSphere
11 5 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.053%) Firmware
12 4 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.040%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.026%) KVM
14 2 (0.026%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.013%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.013%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 62 (0.82%) Terraform
3 56 (0.74%) Ansible
4 39 (0.52%) Kibana
5 38 (0.50%) SCCM
6 36 (0.48%) Oozie
7 35 (0.46%) Puppet
8 32 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (0.29%) Automic
9 22 (0.29%) SCOM
10 17 (0.23%) Control-M
10 17 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 16 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 13 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 13 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.16%) Nagios
14 10 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 2,111 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 1,286 (17.02%) Tableau
3 1,081 (14.31%) SAP
4 869 (11.50%) Oracle
5 326 (4.32%) Google
6 240 (3.18%) Cognos
7 183 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 182 (2.41%) Informatica
9 131 (1.73%) MicroStrategy
10 117 (1.55%) IBM
11 109 (1.44%) VMware
12 104 (1.38%) Databricks
13 101 (1.34%) Teradata
14 94 (1.24%) Adobe
15 87 (1.15%) Splunk
16 79 (1.05%) Talend
17 75 (0.99%) Alteryx
18 63 (0.83%) JD Edwards
19 62 (0.82%) Cisco
20 55 (0.73%) Cloudera