Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11671 10896 13833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.62% 5.69% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 6.39% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9158 9036 11552
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,703 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,236 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.70% - +2.27%

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 158385 170603 194653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.13% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124688 142287 160010
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 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 16 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 25 September 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 +8 10977 £50,000 - 419
UK excluding London +16 6734 £44,236 -1.70% 259
London 0 4649 £56,000 -6.67% 184
North of England +8 1761 £42,500 - 72
South East +18 1691 £47,500 - 57
South West +30 1126 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Midlands -1 1047 £40,000 -5.88% 49
North West +10 1037 £40,000 -1.84% 42
West Midlands +7 724 £40,000 -1.23% 33
East of England -4 625 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Yorkshire -3 597 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Scotland +1 416 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Midlands -7 311 £42,500 -5.56% 16
North East +45 119 £45,000 +4.65% 6
Wales -4 88 £40,000 +1.27% 3
Northern Ireland -16 27 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 5862 (50.23%) SQL
2 4665 (39.97%) Finance
3 4006 (34.32%) SQL Server
4 3303 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3271 (28.03%) Microsoft
6 2985 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 2943 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2850 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2734 (23.43%) SAP
10 2411 (20.66%) Marketing
11 2314 (19.83%) ETL
12 2299 (19.70%) Analytics
13 2046 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2001 (17.15%) Manufacturing
15 1962 (16.81%) T-SQL
16 1952 (16.73%) Telecoms
17 1866 (15.99%) Programme Management
18 1864 (15.97%) Digital Marketing
19 1848 (15.83%) Electronics
20 1791 (15.35%) Degree
21 1694 (14.51%) Power BI
22 1636 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
23 1576 (13.50%) .NET
24 1534 (13.14%) Tableau
25 1466 (12.56%) Oracle
26 1432 (12.27%) C#
27 1425 (12.21%) Data Modelling
28 1338 (11.46%) Java
29 1244 (10.66%) JavaScript
30 1216 (10.42%) Big Data

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
1 490 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 466 (3.99%) SAS
3 338 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 202 (1.73%) Apache
5 148 (1.27%) CMS
6 131 (1.12%) IIS
7 122 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 119 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 84 (0.72%) Mule
10 79 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 76 (0.65%) JBoss
12 72 (0.62%) Confluence
13 64 (0.55%) Mule ESB
14 58 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 56 (0.48%) NetWeaver
16 51 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 48 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 45 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
19 39 (0.33%) Drupal
19 39 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1035 (8.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 355 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 201 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 142 (1.22%) SPSS
5 138 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 63 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 61 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 58 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
9 54 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
10 33 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 32 (0.27%) FileZilla
12 16 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 15 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.069%) Camtasia
15 7 (0.060%) Moqups
16 6 (0.051%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
17 5 (0.043%) InVision
18 4 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
18 4 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 192 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 191 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 142 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 135 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
5 93 (0.80%) SAP BPC
6 90 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
7 66 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
8 53 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 50 (0.43%) SAP ERP
10 49 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
11 45 (0.39%) SAP FI
12 42 (0.36%) SAP CO
12 42 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
12 42 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
13 40 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
14 28 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
15 25 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
16 24 (0.21%) Magento
17 22 (0.19%) NetSuite
17 22 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1187 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 914 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 360 (3.08%) SaaS
4 230 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 150 (1.29%) Office 365
6 123 (1.05%) GitHub
7 114 (0.98%) Google Analytics
8 113 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 101 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
10 98 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 93 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
12 92 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
13 82 (0.70%) IaaS
14 76 (0.65%) PaaS
15 53 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 43 (0.37%) Google Play
17 39 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
18 35 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
19 26 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
20 25 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 139 (1.19%) Internet
2 113 (0.97%) HTTP
3 83 (0.71%) Firewall
4 71 (0.61%) FTP
5 70 (0.60%) Intranet
6 63 (0.54%) SMS
7 58 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 49 (0.42%) DNS
9 42 (0.36%) WAN
10 41 (0.35%) SSL
11 39 (0.33%) LAN
11 39 (0.33%) VPN
12 34 (0.29%) AMQP
13 32 (0.27%) SMTP
14 29 (0.25%) SAN
15 28 (0.24%) DHCP
16 26 (0.22%) Network Security
17 25 (0.21%) LDAP
18 22 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
19 21 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4006 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 3303 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2943 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2850 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2046 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1694 (14.51%) Power BI
7 1216 (10.42%) Big Data
8 1047 (8.97%) QlikView
9 874 (7.49%) BusinessObjects
10 814 (6.97%) Relational Database
11 682 (5.84%) NoSQL
12 657 (5.63%) Hadoop
13 624 (5.35%) MySQL
14 569 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
15 535 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 532 (4.56%) SQL Server 2016
17 528 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 433 (3.71%) OLAP
19 362 (3.10%) SAP BW
20 348 (2.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 569 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 403 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 347 (2.97%) JIRA
4 333 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 194 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 163 (1.40%) JUnit
7 160 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 144 (1.23%) Subversion
9 128 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
10 111 (0.95%) Selenium
11 102 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 80 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 77 (0.66%) Maven
14 72 (0.62%) IntelliJ
15 66 (0.57%) Eclipse
16 64 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
17 63 (0.54%) gulp
18 59 (0.51%) Toad
19 58 (0.50%) Cucumber
20 51 (0.44%) ERwin
General
1 4665 (39.97%) Finance
2 2411 (20.66%) Marketing
3 2001 (17.15%) Manufacturing
4 1952 (16.73%) Telecoms
5 1848 (15.83%) Electronics
6 1096 (9.39%) Retail
7 754 (6.46%) Banking
8 753 (6.45%) Legal
9 339 (2.90%) Games
10 308 (2.64%) Retail Banking
11 301 (2.58%) Advertising
12 244 (2.09%) Investment Banking
13 143 (1.23%) Publishing
14 141 (1.21%) Front Office
15 133 (1.14%) Law
16 109 (0.93%) Financial Institution
17 105 (0.90%) Back Office
18 83 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 71 (0.61%) Billing
20 51 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4525 (38.77%) Developer
2 2231 (19.12%) Analyst
3 1773 (15.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1209 (10.36%) SQL Developer
5 1018 (8.72%) Consultant
6 770 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 654 (5.60%) Architect
8 628 (5.38%) SQL BI Developer
9 604 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 534 (4.58%) .NET Developer
11 515 (4.41%) Business Analyst
12 488 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
13 449 (3.85%) Data Analyst
14 398 (3.41%) SSIS Developer
15 389 (3.33%) DBA
16 387 (3.32%) Business Developer
17 365 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
18 356 (3.05%) C# Developer
19 343 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
20 337 (2.89%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1576 (13.50%) .NET
2 1083 (9.28%) HTML
3 888 (7.61%) CSS
4 696 (5.96%) ASP.NET
5 641 (5.49%) Web Services
6 600 (5.14%) XML
7 449 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 424 (3.63%) HTML5
9 397 (3.40%) MDX
10 393 (3.37%) jQuery
11 391 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 376 (3.22%) REST
13 355 (3.04%) JSON
14 327 (2.80%) RESTful
15 308 (2.64%) Node.js
16 282 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 267 (2.29%) .NET Framework
18 253 (2.17%) Spring
19 252 (2.16%) SOAP
20 225 (1.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1636 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 607 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 528 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 397 (3.40%) User Experience
5 235 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 230 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 194 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 171 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 162 (1.39%) Fintech
10 152 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 136 (1.17%) Replication
12 128 (1.10%) BBC
13 123 (1.05%) Social Media
14 105 (0.90%) Clustering
15 87 (0.75%) FMCG
16 69 (0.59%) Credit Risk
17 66 (0.57%) NHS
18 62 (0.53%) N-Tier
19 61 (0.52%) Public Cloud
20 60 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 847 (7.26%) Linux
2 727 (6.23%) Windows
3 311 (2.66%) Unix
4 221 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 196 (1.68%) Android
6 183 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 93 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 57 (0.49%) Debian
11 53 (0.45%) CentOS
12 42 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (0.28%) Solaris
14 28 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 20 (0.17%) AIX
15 20 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.077%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2985 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2314 (19.83%) ETL
3 2299 (19.70%) Analytics
4 1866 (15.99%) Programme Management
5 1864 (15.97%) Digital Marketing
6 1425 (12.21%) Data Modelling
7 1188 (10.18%) Visualisation
8 905 (7.75%) Scrum
9 863 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 857 (7.34%) Data Management
11 821 (7.03%) Data Analysis
12 794 (6.80%) Data Visualisation
13 761 (6.52%) Project Management
14 743 (6.37%) MVC
15 734 (6.29%) Mentoring
16 651 (5.58%) CRM
17 635 (5.44%) ERP
18 602 (5.16%) TDD
19 580 (4.97%) Data Analytics
20 568 (4.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5862 (50.23%) SQL
2 1962 (16.81%) T-SQL
3 1432 (12.27%) C#
4 1338 (11.46%) Java
5 1244 (10.66%) JavaScript
6 964 (8.26%) Python
7 413 (3.54%) R
8 381 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 369 (3.16%) PHP
10 328 (2.81%) C++
11 303 (2.60%) Ruby
12 283 (2.42%) VBA
13 278 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 218 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 194 (1.66%) VB
16 191 (1.64%) VB.NET
17 179 (1.53%) C
18 165 (1.41%) Scala
19 128 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 109 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1791 (15.35%) Degree
2 362 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 321 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 191 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 162 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 92 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
7 75 (0.64%) PhD
8 71 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 70 (0.60%) ISEB
10 61 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 51 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 48 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 46 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 46 (0.39%) MCSE
14 41 (0.35%) CISM
14 41 (0.35%) PMP
15 39 (0.33%) MCITP
16 37 (0.32%) CISSP
17 34 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 410 (3.51%) QA
3 123 (1.05%) SLA
4 84 (0.72%) GDPR
5 57 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 53 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (0.42%) PMO
8 43 (0.37%) GCP
9 20 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 20 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.094%) COBIT
11 10 (0.086%) Basel III
11 10 (0.086%) IFRS
11 10 (0.086%) RMADS
12 9 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.069%) SEPA
14 6 (0.051%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.051%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.034%) DO-254
15 4 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 251 (2.15%) Docker
2 207 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.31%) HDFS
6 32 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.17%) XenApp
9 19 (0.16%) KVM
10 17 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.12%) XenServer
12 13 (0.11%) Varnish
12 13 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (0.10%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.086%) Cronacle
15 9 (0.077%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.051%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 183 (1.57%) Ansible
2 172 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 172 (1.47%) Puppet
3 121 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 76 (0.65%) Terraform
5 47 (0.40%) Kibana
6 41 (0.35%) Packer
7 37 (0.32%) SCCM
8 35 (0.30%) logstash
9 34 (0.29%) Mesos
10 32 (0.27%) Oozie
11 26 (0.22%) Grafana
12 21 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 19 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (0.16%) Nagios
15 17 (0.15%) Prometheus
15 17 (0.15%) Zipkin
16 16 (0.14%) Salt
16 16 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3271 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 2734 (23.43%) SAP
3 1534 (13.14%) Tableau
4 1466 (12.56%) Oracle
5 580 (4.97%) Cognos
6 410 (3.51%) Google
7 365 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
8 305 (2.61%) Informatica
9 259 (2.22%) IBM
10 177 (1.52%) Teradata
11 164 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 147 (1.26%) VMware
13 132 (1.13%) Adobe
14 130 (1.11%) Apple
15 128 (1.10%) Talend
16 112 (0.96%) Hyperion
17 107 (0.92%) Alteryx
18 87 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
19 82 (0.70%) Cisco
20 81 (0.69%) TIBCO