Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11449 10495 13834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.34% 5.52% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 6.17% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9094 8863 11562
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £77,500
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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +7 10712 £50,000 - 754
UK excluding London +18 6757 £45,000 - 490
London -7 4378 £55,000 -8.33% 294
North of England +9 1710 £42,250 -0.59% 166
South East +11 1702 £50,000 - 97
South West +32 1121 £45,000 - 76
Midlands +10 1105 £40,000 -5.88% 61
North West +7 988 £40,000 -5.88% 81
West Midlands +13 801 £40,000 -5.88% 43
East of England -4 613 £45,000 -5.26% 57
Yorkshire +13 583 £42,500 -5.56% 67
Scotland +15 426 £45,000 -5.26% 22
East Midlands -9 298 £40,000 -11.11% 17
North East +54 134 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Wales +10 107 £40,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -17 28 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Channel Islands 0 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5847 (51.07%) SQL
2 4393 (38.37%) Finance
3 4042 (35.30%) SQL Server
4 3348 (29.24%) Data Warehouse
5 3243 (28.33%) Microsoft
6 2942 (25.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2913 (25.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2850 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
9 2570 (22.45%) SAP
10 2449 (21.39%) ETL
11 2324 (20.30%) Analytics
12 2201 (19.22%) Marketing
13 1975 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1959 (17.11%) T-SQL
15 1797 (15.70%) Manufacturing
16 1786 (15.60%) Power BI
17 1736 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
18 1722 (15.04%) Telecoms
19 1661 (14.51%) Degree
20 1659 (14.49%) Programme Management
21 1658 (14.48%) Digital Marketing
22 1648 (14.39%) Electronics
23 1590 (13.89%) Tableau
24 1509 (13.18%) Data Modelling
25 1424 (12.44%) .NET
26 1395 (12.18%) Oracle
27 1343 (11.73%) C#
28 1210 (10.57%) Visualisation
29 1198 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
30 1158 (10.11%) Java

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
1 510 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 426 (3.72%) SAS
3 350 (3.06%) Apache Spark
4 180 (1.57%) Apache
5 118 (1.03%) CMS
6 111 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 107 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 106 (0.93%) IIS
9 78 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 76 (0.66%) Mule
11 66 (0.58%) JBoss
12 55 (0.48%) Mule ESB
12 55 (0.48%) NetWeaver
13 52 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 52 (0.45%) Confluence
14 42 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 40 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 40 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 35 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
17 34 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1039 (9.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 384 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 206 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 126 (1.10%) SPSS
5 102 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 90 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 76 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
8 65 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 63 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
10 36 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.17%) FileZilla
12 15 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 11 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
14 9 (0.079%) Camtasia
15 5 (0.044%) InVision
15 5 (0.044%) Moqups
15 5 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
16 4 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.035%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 202 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
2 191 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 122 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 120 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 100 (0.87%) SAP BPC
6 75 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
7 56 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 53 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 53 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
9 52 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
10 51 (0.45%) SAP CO
10 51 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
11 40 (0.35%) SAP ERP
12 34 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
12 34 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 29 (0.25%) NetSuite
14 25 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
15 21 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
15 21 (0.18%) SAP GRC
16 20 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1198 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 860 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 351 (3.07%) SaaS
4 206 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 140 (1.22%) Office 365
6 120 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
7 119 (1.04%) GitHub
8 114 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 104 (0.91%) PaaS
10 101 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
11 95 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
12 91 (0.79%) Google Analytics
13 85 (0.74%) IaaS
14 82 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 37 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.31%) Amazon S3
18 34 (0.30%) Google Play
19 26 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
20 25 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 134 (1.17%) Internet
2 105 (0.92%) Firewall
2 105 (0.92%) HTTP
3 90 (0.79%) SMS
4 72 (0.63%) Intranet
5 54 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 47 (0.41%) SSL
7 46 (0.40%) DNS
7 46 (0.40%) FTP
8 39 (0.34%) Network Security
9 37 (0.32%) VPN
10 35 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (0.31%) LAN
11 34 (0.30%) WAN
12 31 (0.27%) AMQP
13 23 (0.20%) Skype
14 22 (0.19%) LDAP
14 22 (0.19%) SAN
15 20 (0.17%) DHCP
16 19 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4042 (35.30%) SQL Server
2 3348 (29.24%) Data Warehouse
3 2942 (25.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2913 (25.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1975 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1786 (15.60%) Power BI
7 1118 (9.77%) QlikView
8 1082 (9.45%) Big Data
9 878 (7.67%) BusinessObjects
10 718 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 641 (5.60%) NoSQL
12 630 (5.50%) Hadoop
13 532 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 517 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 507 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 503 (4.39%) MySQL
17 426 (3.72%) OLAP
17 426 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
18 359 (3.14%) SAP BW
19 327 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 497 (4.34%) Git (software)
2 364 (3.18%) Visual Studio
3 318 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 297 (2.59%) JIRA
5 199 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 162 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 132 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 127 (1.11%) JUnit
9 107 (0.93%) Subversion
10 84 (0.73%) Selenium
11 81 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 73 (0.64%) TeamCity
13 72 (0.63%) gulp
14 71 (0.62%) Eclipse
14 71 (0.62%) Maven
15 64 (0.56%) Toad
16 56 (0.49%) ERwin
17 53 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
18 52 (0.45%) Cucumber
18 52 (0.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 4393 (38.37%) Finance
2 2201 (19.22%) Marketing
3 1797 (15.70%) Manufacturing
4 1722 (15.04%) Telecoms
5 1648 (14.39%) Electronics
6 788 (6.88%) Retail
7 760 (6.64%) Banking
8 562 (4.91%) Legal
9 371 (3.24%) Advertising
10 311 (2.72%) Retail Banking
11 301 (2.63%) Games
12 232 (2.03%) Investment Banking
13 155 (1.35%) Publishing
14 140 (1.22%) Front Office
15 130 (1.14%) Law
16 119 (1.04%) Financial Institution
17 91 (0.79%) Back Office
18 73 (0.64%) German Language
19 65 (0.57%) Billing
20 45 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4378 (38.24%) Developer
2 2217 (19.36%) Analyst
3 1840 (16.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1210 (10.57%) SQL Developer
5 984 (8.59%) Consultant
6 762 (6.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 676 (5.90%) Architect
8 650 (5.68%) SQL BI Developer
9 517 (4.52%) Business Analyst
10 510 (4.45%) Data Analyst
11 488 (4.26%) Senior Developer
12 479 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 479 (4.18%) Business Developer
13 478 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
14 395 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
15 383 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 383 (3.35%) SQL Server Developer
16 376 (3.28%) DBA
17 353 (3.08%) SSRS Developer
18 326 (2.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1424 (12.44%) .NET
2 901 (7.87%) HTML
3 728 (6.36%) CSS
4 683 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 539 (4.71%) Web Services
6 504 (4.40%) XML
7 430 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 384 (3.35%) REST
9 381 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 348 (3.04%) MDX
11 343 (3.00%) HTML5
12 314 (2.74%) jQuery
13 298 (2.60%) JSON
13 298 (2.60%) RESTful
14 264 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 260 (2.27%) Node.js
16 243 (2.12%) Spring
17 235 (2.05%) .NET Framework
18 214 (1.87%) SOAP
19 197 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1736 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 591 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 497 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 399 (3.49%) User Experience
5 256 (2.24%) Data Structures
6 210 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 195 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 194 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 158 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 152 (1.33%) Fintech
11 136 (1.19%) Replication
12 135 (1.18%) BBC
13 107 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 100 (0.87%) Clustering
15 91 (0.79%) Social Media
16 72 (0.63%) Credit Risk
17 71 (0.62%) NHS
18 67 (0.59%) FMCG
19 61 (0.53%) Data Centre
20 59 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 664 (5.80%) Windows
2 657 (5.74%) Linux
3 288 (2.52%) Unix
4 192 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 155 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 154 (1.35%) Android
7 92 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 60 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (0.46%) Debian
11 49 (0.43%) CentOS
12 36 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 30 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (0.24%) AIX
15 26 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.19%) Solaris
17 12 (0.10%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.087%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2850 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2449 (21.39%) ETL
3 2324 (20.30%) Analytics
4 1659 (14.49%) Programme Management
5 1658 (14.48%) Digital Marketing
6 1509 (13.18%) Data Modelling
7 1210 (10.57%) Visualisation
8 916 (8.00%) Data Management
9 914 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 825 (7.21%) Scrum
11 795 (6.94%) Data Analysis
12 754 (6.59%) Data Visualisation
13 724 (6.32%) CRM
14 719 (6.28%) Project Management
15 661 (5.77%) MVC
16 650 (5.68%) SDLC
17 640 (5.59%) Mentoring
18 600 (5.24%) Data Analytics
19 591 (5.16%) ERP
20 553 (4.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5847 (51.07%) SQL
2 1959 (17.11%) T-SQL
3 1343 (11.73%) C#
4 1158 (10.11%) Java
5 1090 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 988 (8.63%) Python
7 402 (3.51%) R
8 364 (3.18%) PL/SQL
9 299 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 295 (2.58%) VBA
11 291 (2.54%) Ruby
12 284 (2.48%) C++
13 267 (2.33%) PHP
14 185 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 160 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 157 (1.37%) VB
17 156 (1.36%) Scala
18 142 (1.24%) C
19 106 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 92 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1661 (14.51%) Degree
2 350 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 297 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 194 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 172 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 88 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
7 85 (0.74%) PhD
8 74 (0.65%) Master's Degree
9 63 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 62 (0.54%) ISEB
10 62 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 51 (0.45%) MCSE
12 47 (0.41%) CISM
13 44 (0.38%) CISSP
13 44 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 42 (0.37%) PMP
15 39 (0.34%) MCITP
16 38 (0.33%) MCSA
17 34 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 33 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (5.35%) Data Quality
2 447 (3.90%) QA
3 151 (1.32%) SLA
4 127 (1.11%) GDPR
5 64 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (0.55%) PMO
7 58 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 53 (0.46%) GCP
9 22 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 21 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.17%) COBIT
12 16 (0.14%) IFRS
13 11 (0.096%) RMADS
14 10 (0.087%) Basel III
14 10 (0.087%) SEPA
15 9 (0.079%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.061%) TARGET2
18 6 (0.052%) EMIR
18 6 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 233 (2.04%) Docker
2 205 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 69 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.35%) HDFS
6 27 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (0.14%) BitLocker
9 16 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.13%) XenApp
11 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.096%) Cronacle
13 10 (0.087%) KVM
14 9 (0.079%) XenServer
15 8 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.070%) vSphere
16 7 (0.061%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.061%) Varnish
17 6 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 150 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 146 (1.28%) Ansible
3 140 (1.22%) Puppet
4 117 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 58 (0.51%) Terraform
6 56 (0.49%) SCCM
7 36 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 34 (0.30%) Oozie
9 29 (0.25%) SCOM
10 27 (0.24%) Packer
11 26 (0.23%) Mesos
12 21 (0.18%) Nagios
13 20 (0.17%) Grafana
13 20 (0.17%) Kibana
14 18 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
14 18 (0.16%) SCVMM
15 17 (0.15%) logstash
16 15 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
16 15 (0.13%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3243 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 2570 (22.45%) SAP
3 1590 (13.89%) Tableau
4 1395 (12.18%) Oracle
5 644 (5.62%) Cognos
6 368 (3.21%) Google
7 330 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
8 326 (2.85%) Informatica
9 269 (2.35%) IBM
10 197 (1.72%) Teradata
11 183 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 141 (1.23%) VMware
13 132 (1.15%) Talend
14 131 (1.14%) Adobe
15 106 (0.93%) Apple
16 103 (0.90%) Alteryx
17 95 (0.83%) Hyperion
18 77 (0.67%) HP
19 75 (0.66%) TIBCO
20 70 (0.61%) Cisco