Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,947 10,870 12,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.72% 6.28% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 6.93% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,205 8,846 10,221
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +1.12%

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 157,728 156,811 181,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.60% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,509 127,671 150,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -7 9,357 £50,000 - 1,174
UK excluding London -6 5,521 £45,000 +4.65% 824
London -11 4,161 £57,500 - 426
North of England 0 1,491 £45,000 +7.14% 259
South East -33 1,211 £47,500 - 193
Midlands +3 955 £43,500 +2.35% 136
South West -6 830 £42,500 -5.56% 106
North West -8 769 £45,000 +12.50% 119
East of England +10 639 £45,000 +1.12% 52
West Midlands -2 611 £42,500 +6.25% 85
Yorkshire +6 603 £45,000 +5.88% 114
East Midlands +3 344 £43,500 +2.35% 50
Scotland -12 292 £45,000 - 64
Wales +27 129 £36,750 -8.13% 13
North East 0 120 £36,500 -18.89% 26
Northern Ireland +1 20 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5,337 (53.65%) SQL
2 4,107 (41.29%) SQL Server
3 3,377 (33.95%) Microsoft
4 3,101 (31.18%) Finance
5 3,093 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3,022 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3,021 (30.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2,634 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
9 2,365 (23.78%) Power BI
10 2,355 (23.68%) Analytics
11 2,245 (22.57%) ETL
12 2,197 (22.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,943 (19.53%) T-SQL
14 1,590 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,525 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
16 1,506 (15.14%) C#
17 1,494 (15.02%) Tableau
18 1,415 (14.23%) .NET
19 1,318 (13.25%) Data Modelling
20 1,284 (12.91%) Oracle
21 1,268 (12.75%) SAP
22 1,245 (12.52%) Degree
23 1,186 (11.92%) Visualisation
24 1,155 (11.61%) Marketing
25 1,070 (10.76%) Big Data
26 976 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
27 938 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
28 836 (8.40%) JavaScript
29 825 (8.29%) Python
30 809 (8.13%) 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
1 409 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 309 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 281 (2.82%) SAS
4 189 (1.90%) Confluence
5 136 (1.37%) IIS
6 112 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 97 (0.98%) Apache
8 76 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 67 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 62 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 60 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 58 (0.58%) CMS
13 49 (0.49%) Apache Pig
14 48 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 37 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 32 (0.32%) JBoss
16 32 (0.32%) WebLogic
17 31 (0.31%) MS Exchange
18 27 (0.27%) Mule
19 23 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 938 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 297 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (0.85%) SPSS
5 83 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 76 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.090%) Camtasia
13 8 (0.080%) Stata
14 7 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.070%) Weka
15 6 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
16 5 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (0.040%) InVision
18 3 (0.030%) Chatbot
18 3 (0.030%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 205 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 174 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 139 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 118 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 96 (0.97%) NetSuite
6 75 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 75 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 73 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
8 60 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
8 60 (0.60%) SAP BPC
9 42 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
10 32 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
11 28 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 25 (0.25%) Markit EDM
13 24 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 23 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
16 18 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
17 16 (0.16%) SAP FI
17 16 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,590 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 734 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 370 (3.72%) Azure Data Factory
4 261 (2.62%) SaaS
5 183 (1.84%) Office 365
6 168 (1.69%) PaaS
7 158 (1.59%) IaaS
8 142 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 116 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 114 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
11 113 (1.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 113 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 107 (1.08%) Serverless
13 104 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 91 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
15 87 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
16 81 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 81 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
17 74 (0.74%) Google Analytics
18 73 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 100 (1.01%) Internet
2 90 (0.90%) Firewall
3 57 (0.57%) SMS
4 56 (0.56%) DNS
5 53 (0.53%) Network Security
6 52 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 51 (0.51%) HTTP
8 38 (0.38%) DHCP
9 33 (0.33%) WAN
10 31 (0.31%) LAN
11 29 (0.29%) VPN
12 28 (0.28%) TCP/IP
13 26 (0.26%) SAN
14 22 (0.22%) Intranet
15 19 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (0.18%) Skype
17 16 (0.16%) Wireless
18 15 (0.15%) AMQP
19 12 (0.12%) VoIP
19 12 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,107 (41.29%) SQL Server
2 3,093 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3,022 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3,021 (30.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,365 (23.78%) Power BI
6 2,197 (22.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,070 (10.76%) Big Data
8 727 (7.31%) QlikView
9 592 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
10 570 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
11 565 (5.68%) Relational Database
12 507 (5.10%) Hadoop
13 496 (4.99%) Data Lake
14 459 (4.61%) NoSQL
15 420 (4.22%) SQL Server 2014
16 415 (4.17%) OLAP
17 390 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 351 (3.53%) MySQL
19 347 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
20 330 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 495 (4.98%) Git (software)
2 377 (3.79%) JIRA
3 364 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 325 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 201 (2.02%) Jenkins
6 185 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 177 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 159 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 149 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 80 (0.80%) Selenium
11 65 (0.65%) Jasmine
12 64 (0.64%) JUnit
13 58 (0.58%) Bitbucket
14 53 (0.53%) Maven
15 52 (0.52%) gulp
16 50 (0.50%) ERwin
17 49 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
18 48 (0.48%) Subversion
19 46 (0.46%) Cucumber
19 46 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 3,101 (31.18%) Finance
2 1,155 (11.61%) Marketing
3 792 (7.96%) Manufacturing
4 753 (7.57%) Retail
5 723 (7.27%) Advertising
6 683 (6.87%) Telecoms
7 609 (6.12%) Electronics
8 442 (4.44%) Banking
9 318 (3.20%) Legal
10 174 (1.75%) Games
11 119 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 109 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 109 (1.10%) Law
13 79 (0.79%) Automotive
14 74 (0.74%) Publishing
15 69 (0.69%) Billing
16 58 (0.58%) Back Office
17 57 (0.57%) Front Office
18 56 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,680 (37.00%) Developer
2 1,897 (19.07%) Analyst
3 1,658 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1,013 (10.18%) Consultant
5 955 (9.60%) SQL Developer
6 742 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 715 (7.19%) Architect
8 529 (5.32%) SQL BI Developer
9 455 (4.57%) .NET Developer
10 426 (4.28%) Data Analyst
11 425 (4.27%) SSIS Developer
12 407 (4.09%) SSRS Developer
13 400 (4.02%) Senior Developer
14 399 (4.01%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 393 (3.95%) DBA
16 389 (3.91%) Business Developer
17 339 (3.41%) C# Developer
18 325 (3.27%) Data Architect
19 324 (3.26%) Business Analyst
20 299 (3.01%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,415 (14.23%) .NET
2 707 (7.11%) HTML
3 615 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 487 (4.90%) CSS
5 466 (4.68%) Web Services
6 393 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 374 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 336 (3.38%) .NET Framework
9 328 (3.30%) XML
10 309 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 300 (3.02%) WCF
12 294 (2.96%) RESTful
13 268 (2.69%) jQuery
14 259 (2.60%) REST
15 240 (2.41%) Node.js
16 225 (2.26%) MDX
17 220 (2.21%) HTML5
18 206 (2.07%) Entity Framework
19 170 (1.71%) JSON
20 168 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1,525 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 469 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 411 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 291 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
5 270 (2.71%) User Experience
6 266 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 217 (2.18%) Fintech
8 186 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 179 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 170 (1.71%) Replication
11 153 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 136 (1.37%) NHS
13 113 (1.14%) Clustering
14 91 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 89 (0.89%) Data Centre
16 84 (0.84%) Private Cloud
17 78 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
18 75 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 72 (0.72%) Virtual Team
20 68 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 671 (6.75%) Windows
2 589 (5.92%) Linux
3 235 (2.36%) Unix
4 227 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 82 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (0.75%) Android
8 67 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 57 (0.57%) AIX
10 53 (0.53%) Solaris
11 48 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 43 (0.43%) HPUX
13 41 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.37%) CentOS
15 36 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,634 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2,355 (23.68%) Analytics
3 2,245 (22.57%) ETL
4 1,318 (13.25%) Data Modelling
5 1,186 (11.92%) Visualisation
6 976 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
7 796 (8.00%) Scrum
8 721 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 708 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 694 (6.98%) CRM
11 689 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
12 687 (6.91%) Data Analytics
13 643 (6.46%) Project Management
14 640 (6.43%) Programme Management
15 639 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
16 620 (6.23%) ERP
17 603 (6.06%) Data Management
18 591 (5.94%) MVC
19 589 (5.92%) Data Science
20 542 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5,337 (53.65%) SQL
2 1,943 (19.53%) T-SQL
3 1,506 (15.14%) C#
4 836 (8.40%) JavaScript
5 825 (8.29%) Python
6 809 (8.13%) Java
7 406 (4.08%) R
8 386 (3.88%) VBA
9 363 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 337 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 250 (2.51%) Ruby
12 232 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 201 (2.02%) C++
14 192 (1.93%) PHP
15 184 (1.85%) VB
16 164 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 151 (1.52%) Perl
18 125 (1.26%) Scala
19 118 (1.19%) Shell Script
20 109 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 1,245 (12.52%) Degree
2 322 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 226 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 186 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 186 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 99 (1.00%) ISEB
6 80 (0.80%) MCSE
7 64 (0.64%) PhD
8 63 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 59 (0.59%) MCSA
10 58 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
11 51 (0.51%) PMP
12 47 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 47 (0.47%) Master's Degree
13 35 (0.35%) MCPD
14 31 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (0.28%) ACCA
15 28 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 27 (0.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 551 (5.54%) Data Quality
2 427 (4.29%) QA
3 159 (1.60%) PMO
4 148 (1.49%) GDPR
5 138 (1.39%) SLA
6 46 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 41 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.28%) GCP
8 28 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 27 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 20 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.15%) COBIT
12 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.12%) SEPA
13 10 (0.10%) MiFID
14 8 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
15 7 (0.070%) EMIR
15 7 (0.070%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.060%) FATCA
16 6 (0.060%) GxP
System Software
1 301 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 173 (1.74%) Docker
3 168 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 73 (0.73%) HDFS
5 65 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 63 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 29 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 24 (0.24%) XenApp
10 20 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.14%) vSphere
12 13 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.10%) Firmware
15 7 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.030%) Squid
17 3 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
18 2 (0.020%) VirtualBox
18 2 (0.020%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 167 (1.68%) Ansible
2 73 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 69 (0.69%) Puppet
4 64 (0.64%) SCCM
5 53 (0.53%) Terraform
6 47 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 46 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.25%) SCOM
9 24 (0.24%) Oozie
10 22 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 20 (0.20%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.19%) Ambari
14 14 (0.14%) Backup Exec
15 13 (0.13%) Automic
15 13 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
16 12 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (0.11%) Control-M
18 10 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3,377 (33.95%) Microsoft
2 1,494 (15.02%) Tableau
3 1,284 (12.91%) Oracle
4 1,268 (12.75%) SAP
5 402 (4.04%) Cognos
6 263 (2.64%) Google
7 251 (2.52%) Informatica
8 229 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
9 217 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
10 200 (2.01%) IBM
11 158 (1.59%) Talend
12 154 (1.55%) Alteryx
13 115 (1.16%) VMware
14 109 (1.10%) Adobe
15 105 (1.06%) Teradata
16 100 (1.01%) HP
17 77 (0.77%) New Relic
17 77 (0.77%) Trend Micro
18 76 (0.76%) Capita
19 69 (0.69%) Citrix