Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 5,700 5,271 8,575
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.30% 5.41% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 5.86% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,735 4,230 7,047
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,182
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.09% +7.78% -

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 83,974 89,905 133,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.77% 92.32% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62,579 72,288 105,621
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 +10 5,157 £55,000 - 727
UK excluding London +12 2,972 £47,000 -3.09% 492
London +8 2,255 £65,000 +4.00% 282
Work from Home +16 1,071 £52,500 -8.47% 210
North of England +18 835 £45,000 -10.00% 151
South East +6 685 £48,250 -12.27% 89
Midlands +11 526 £47,000 +10.59% 103
South West +7 471 £46,500 +3.33% 50
North West +7 400 £48,000 -4.00% 90
Yorkshire +22 386 £43,250 -13.50% 48
West Midlands +13 377 £47,500 +5.56% 71
East of England +8 201 £52,500 - 52
Scotland -4 168 £45,000 -3.42% 29
East Midlands +9 147 £43,250 +15.33% 32
Wales +14 83 £43,500 +2.35% 15
North East -8 49 £40,000 - 13
Northern Ireland -2 6 £40,000 +1.91% 4
Isle of Man - 3 £65,807 -

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 2,907 (51.00%) SQL
2 2,559 (44.89%) Power Platform
3 2,518 (44.18%) Power BI
4 1,952 (34.25%) Finance
5 1,820 (31.93%) Analytics
6 1,756 (30.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1,732 (30.39%) Azure
8 1,470 (25.79%) Microsoft
9 1,459 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
10 1,353 (23.74%) SQL Server
11 1,331 (23.35%) ETL
12 1,271 (22.30%) Social Skills
13 1,135 (19.91%) Python
14 1,101 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1,069 (18.75%) Visualisation
16 1,049 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 1,032 (18.11%) Marketing
18 948 (16.63%) Data Modelling
19 944 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
20 906 (15.89%) Tableau
21 903 (15.84%) SAP
22 799 (14.02%) Public Sector
23 784 (13.75%) Manufacturing
24 770 (13.51%) AWS
25 736 (12.91%) Digital Marketing
26 716 (12.56%) Telecoms
27 714 (12.53%) Programme Management
28 688 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 687 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
30 685 (12.02%) DevOps

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
1 291 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 170 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 97 (1.70%) Apache Airflow
4 76 (1.33%) SAS
5 74 (1.30%) Apache
6 51 (0.89%) Confluence
7 36 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (0.58%) CMS
9 30 (0.53%) IIS
10 24 (0.42%) Luigi
10 24 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.33%) JBoss
12 17 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.28%) WordPress
14 15 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.25%) Drupal
15 14 (0.25%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.25%) Mule
15 14 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 621 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 163 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 56 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (0.33%) Sketch
7 17 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.30%) Oracle Smart View
8 16 (0.28%) InVision
9 8 (0.14%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.088%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.070%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.070%) SPSS
12 3 (0.053%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.053%) Figma
12 3 (0.053%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.035%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.035%) Maya
13 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 150 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 48 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
5 33 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 33 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 17 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 15 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (0.25%) SAP Business One
9 14 (0.25%) Shopify
10 13 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (0.23%) SAP BPC
11 12 (0.21%) Infor M3
11 12 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 12 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 11 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,559 (44.89%) Power Platform
2 1,732 (30.39%) Azure
3 770 (13.51%) AWS
4 416 (7.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 335 (5.88%) GCP
6 276 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
7 268 (4.70%) PowerApps
8 265 (4.65%) SaaS
9 261 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
10 191 (3.35%) Power Automate
11 190 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 142 (2.49%) Serverless
13 121 (2.12%) PaaS
14 99 (1.74%) Google Analytics
15 91 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
16 90 (1.58%) IaaS
17 72 (1.26%) Amazon S3
18 66 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
19 64 (1.12%) GitHub
20 61 (1.07%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.12%) Firewall
2 39 (0.68%) Internet
3 24 (0.42%) Network Security
4 22 (0.39%) DNS
5 18 (0.32%) Intranet
6 14 (0.25%) Skype
7 13 (0.23%) HTTP
8 12 (0.21%) Extranet
9 11 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (0.19%) FTP
9 11 (0.19%) LAN
9 11 (0.19%) VPN
9 11 (0.19%) WAN
10 10 (0.18%) AMQP
10 10 (0.18%) SAN
11 9 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.16%) VoIP
12 8 (0.14%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.14%) OSPF
12 8 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,518 (44.18%) Power BI
2 1,756 (30.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1,353 (23.74%) SQL Server
4 1,101 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,049 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 906 (15.89%) Tableau
7 688 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 432 (7.58%) Data Lake
9 412 (7.23%) Big Data
10 301 (5.28%) Relational Database
11 258 (4.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 205 (3.60%) QlikView
13 204 (3.58%) Snowflake Schema
14 188 (3.30%) NoSQL
15 183 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
16 175 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 171 (3.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 167 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
19 154 (2.70%) Hadoop
20 151 (2.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 251 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 151 (2.65%) JIRA
3 141 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 106 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 87 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
7 62 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (0.46%) JUnit
9 24 (0.42%) Selenium
10 22 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (0.37%) gulp
11 21 (0.37%) IntelliJ
11 21 (0.37%) Maven
12 20 (0.35%) GitLab
13 18 (0.32%) Bitbucket
13 18 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (0.30%) Cypress.io
14 17 (0.30%) ERwin
15 16 (0.28%) webpack
16 15 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 1,952 (34.25%) Finance
2 1,271 (22.30%) Social Skills
3 1,032 (18.11%) Marketing
4 944 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
5 799 (14.02%) Public Sector
6 784 (13.75%) Manufacturing
7 716 (12.56%) Telecoms
8 685 (12.02%) Electronics
9 236 (4.14%) Legal
10 216 (3.79%) Retail
11 167 (2.93%) Law
12 149 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
13 131 (2.30%) Banking
14 126 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
15 83 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
16 74 (1.30%) Games
17 70 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 67 (1.18%) Advertising
19 41 (0.72%) Publishing
20 39 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,502 (26.35%) Developer
2 1,199 (21.04%) Analyst
3 644 (11.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 562 (9.86%) Data Engineer
5 428 (7.51%) Data Analyst
6 415 (7.28%) Architect
7 404 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 382 (6.70%) Consultant
9 245 (4.30%) Data Architect
10 230 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 217 (3.81%) SQL Developer
12 196 (3.44%) Power BI Developer
13 157 (2.75%) Azure Engineer
14 154 (2.70%) Business Analyst
15 139 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
16 135 (2.37%) SQL Analyst
17 133 (2.33%) Software Engineer
18 131 (2.30%) Power BI Analyst
19 129 (2.26%) Business Developer
20 116 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (7.91%) .NET
2 326 (5.72%) HTML
3 259 (4.54%) CSS
4 191 (3.35%) Web Services
5 183 (3.21%) REST
6 165 (2.89%) Kafka
7 163 (2.86%) XML
8 161 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 152 (2.67%) ASP.NET
10 130 (2.28%) React
11 112 (1.96%) JSON
12 110 (1.93%) .NET Framework
13 97 (1.70%) jQuery
14 94 (1.65%) .NET Core
15 71 (1.25%) SOAP
16 70 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (1.19%) RESTful
18 61 (1.07%) MDX
18 61 (1.07%) Middleware
19 52 (0.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 253 (4.44%) User Experience
2 245 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 176 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 126 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 111 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 94 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 84 (1.47%) NHS
8 74 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 71 (1.25%) Cloud Native
10 59 (1.04%) Life Science
11 56 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 55 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (0.91%) Data Centre
14 46 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
15 36 (0.63%) Reinsurance
16 32 (0.56%) Blog
17 31 (0.54%) Reference Data
17 31 (0.54%) Taxonomies
18 29 (0.51%) Social Media
19 27 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 224 (3.93%) Linux
2 194 (3.40%) Windows
3 73 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 47 (0.82%) Unix
5 41 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 29 (0.51%) Android
7 24 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.28%) CentOS
9 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.088%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.088%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.035%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.035%) VMS
15 1 (0.018%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,820 (31.93%) Analytics
2 1,459 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,331 (23.35%) ETL
4 1,069 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 948 (16.63%) Data Modelling
6 736 (12.91%) Digital Marketing
7 714 (12.53%) Programme Management
8 687 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
9 685 (12.02%) DevOps
10 562 (9.86%) Data Visualisation
11 550 (9.65%) Data Analysis
12 528 (9.26%) Data Analytics
13 495 (8.68%) Migration
14 490 (8.60%) Data Science
15 465 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 430 (7.54%) Data Management
17 409 (7.18%) Scrum
18 408 (7.16%) Decision-Making
19 402 (7.05%) Project Management
20 398 (6.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,907 (51.00%) SQL
2 1,135 (19.91%) Python
3 597 (10.47%) T-SQL
4 495 (8.68%) C#
5 483 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 375 (6.58%) Java
7 280 (4.91%) R
8 183 (3.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 165 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 139 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 135 (2.37%) TypeScript
12 124 (2.18%) C++
13 115 (2.02%) C
14 110 (1.93%) Scala
15 105 (1.84%) VBA
16 87 (1.53%) Go
17 72 (1.26%) PHP
18 51 (0.89%) VB
19 37 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 37 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 645 (11.32%) Degree
2 281 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 169 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 93 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 63 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 53 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 41 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 37 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 26 (0.46%) CISSP
12 23 (0.40%) CRISC
13 17 (0.30%) PhD
14 15 (0.26%) DBS Check
15 14 (0.25%) ACCA
15 14 (0.25%) CIMA
15 14 (0.25%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.23%) ISEB
17 11 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
18 10 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (7.61%) Data Quality
2 228 (4.00%) QA
3 185 (3.25%) GDPR
4 66 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.81%) NIST
6 38 (0.67%) SLA
7 25 (0.44%) PMO
8 17 (0.30%) GRC
9 11 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
10 9 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.088%) COSO
12 5 (0.088%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.088%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.053%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.053%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.053%) WCAG
14 2 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.035%) HL7
14 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 214 (3.75%) Docker
2 108 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.25%) HDFS
6 8 (0.14%) Firmware
7 6 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.088%) Snort
8 5 (0.088%) Squid
8 5 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.053%) KVM
10 3 (0.053%) XenApp
11 1 (0.018%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 209 (3.67%) Kubernetes
2 116 (2.04%) Terraform
3 49 (0.86%) Ansible
4 39 (0.68%) Puppet
5 26 (0.46%) Grafana
5 26 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.44%) Prometheus
7 23 (0.40%) SCCM
8 20 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
9 16 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.23%) Istio
11 10 (0.18%) Argo
11 10 (0.18%) Kibana
11 10 (0.18%) Knative
11 10 (0.18%) linkerd
12 9 (0.16%) Rundeck
13 8 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.14%) Packer
14 6 (0.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,470 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 903 (15.84%) SAP
3 409 (7.18%) Oracle
4 378 (6.63%) Google
5 287 (5.04%) Databricks
6 207 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
7 144 (2.53%) Informatica
8 97 (1.70%) Cognos
9 94 (1.65%) Alteryx
10 86 (1.51%) Talend
11 64 (1.12%) JD Edwards
12 61 (1.07%) Teradata
13 52 (0.91%) VMware
14 44 (0.77%) Adobe
15 41 (0.72%) Cisco
16 40 (0.70%) ServiceNow
17 37 (0.65%) Splunk
18 34 (0.60%) MuleSoft
19 31 (0.54%) IBM
20 28 (0.49%) MicroStrategy