Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 3,235 7,791 9,079
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.89% 5.74% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.22% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 6,966 7,943
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

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 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +1 2,964 £52,500 +5.00% 531
UK excluding London -1 1,751 £47,500 +5.56% 407
London -2 1,316 £62,500 +4.17% 170
Work from Home +9 501 £50,000 -9.09% 126
North of England -1 466 £46,957 +10.49% 140
South East +5 422 £50,702 +1.40% 75
South West +4 322 £47,500 - 45
Midlands +3 287 £47,500 +7.95% 71
North West +3 279 £47,500 +5.56% 88
West Midlands +6 197 £50,000 +13.64% 51
Yorkshire +15 154 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Scotland -14 96 £47,500 +5.56% 30
East of England -2 92 £45,000 - 29
East Midlands +2 90 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Wales +5 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East 0 33 £41,000 +2.50% 16
Northern Ireland +14 15 £32,500 -3.70% 12
Channel Islands - 3 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 1,704 (52.67%) SQL
2 1,375 (42.50%) Power Platform
3 1,360 (42.04%) Power BI
4 1,039 (32.12%) Finance
5 979 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
6 940 (29.06%) Azure
7 911 (28.16%) Analytics
8 905 (27.98%) SQL Server
9 901 (27.85%) Microsoft
10 812 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
11 774 (23.93%) ETL
12 666 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 619 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 606 (18.73%) Visualisation
15 593 (18.33%) Python
16 554 (17.13%) Tableau
17 527 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
18 518 (16.01%) Data Modelling
19 517 (15.98%) SAP
20 516 (15.95%) Marketing
21 442 (13.66%) Manufacturing
22 432 (13.35%) Public Sector
23 410 (12.67%) Degree
24 406 (12.55%) AWS
25 391 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 389 (12.02%) Telecoms
27 381 (11.78%) Programme Management
28 373 (11.53%) Digital Marketing
29 366 (11.31%) Data Visualisation
30 361 (11.16%) Electronics

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
1 187 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 117 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 72 (2.23%) SAS
4 65 (2.01%) Apache
5 43 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
7 26 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 23 (0.71%) Confluence
10 20 (0.62%) IIS
11 19 (0.59%) CMS
12 18 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.34%) ArcGIS
15 10 (0.31%) Apache Synapse
15 10 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.28%) Jupyter
16 9 (0.28%) Mule
16 9 (0.28%) nginx
16 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 316 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.31%) SPSS
5 10 (0.31%) Zeplin
6 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.19%) Figma
7 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.093%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.062%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.031%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.031%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 95 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.40%) Maximo
6 13 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.37%) SAP Business One
7 12 (0.37%) SAP GTS
7 12 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 11 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.19%) Elite 3E
9 6 (0.19%) Primavera
9 6 (0.19%) Sage X3
9 6 (0.19%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,375 (42.50%) Power Platform
2 940 (29.06%) Azure
3 406 (12.55%) AWS
4 213 (6.58%) Azure Data Factory
5 193 (5.97%) GCP
6 161 (4.98%) SaaS
7 141 (4.36%) Office 365
8 130 (4.02%) Dynamics 365
9 114 (3.52%) PowerApps
10 83 (2.57%) PaaS
11 48 (1.48%) Google Analytics
12 44 (1.36%) IaaS
13 37 (1.14%) Power Automate
14 34 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
15 29 (0.90%) Amazon S3
16 27 (0.83%) Serverless
17 26 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
17 26 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
18 25 (0.77%) Logic Apps
19 24 (0.74%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.76%) Firewall
2 43 (1.33%) Internet
3 17 (0.53%) VPN
4 15 (0.46%) DNS
4 15 (0.46%) VoIP
5 14 (0.43%) DHCP
5 14 (0.43%) Skype
6 13 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 13 (0.40%) WAN
7 12 (0.37%) SAN
8 11 (0.34%) LAN
9 10 (0.31%) Network Security
9 10 (0.31%) SMS
10 9 (0.28%) Intranet
11 8 (0.25%) Broadband
12 5 (0.15%) DMARC
12 5 (0.15%) NAS
12 5 (0.15%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.15%) Wireless
13 4 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,360 (42.04%) Power BI
2 979 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
3 905 (27.98%) SQL Server
4 666 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 619 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 554 (17.13%) Tableau
7 391 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 301 (9.30%) Data Lake
9 287 (8.87%) Big Data
10 208 (6.43%) Relational Database
11 166 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 151 (4.67%) Snowflake Schema
13 149 (4.61%) BusinessObjects
14 132 (4.08%) Looker
14 132 (4.08%) MySQL
15 131 (4.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 130 (4.02%) NoSQL
16 130 (4.02%) QlikView
17 127 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
18 112 (3.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 152 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 93 (2.87%) JIRA
3 87 (2.69%) Visual Studio
4 45 (1.39%) Selenium
5 40 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.62%) SoapUI
8 19 (0.59%) Cypress.io
8 19 (0.59%) Postman
9 18 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 17 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.40%) NUnit
14 12 (0.37%) Fiddler
14 12 (0.37%) JUnit
14 12 (0.37%) Subversion
15 10 (0.31%) Grunt
15 10 (0.31%) gulp
16 9 (0.28%) GitLab
General
1 1,039 (32.12%) Finance
2 516 (15.95%) Marketing
3 442 (13.66%) Manufacturing
4 432 (13.35%) Public Sector
5 389 (12.02%) Telecoms
6 361 (11.16%) Electronics
7 130 (4.02%) Legal
8 115 (3.55%) Retail
9 104 (3.21%) Banking
10 79 (2.44%) Law
11 39 (1.21%) Local Government
12 34 (1.05%) Advertising
13 29 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (0.83%) Back Office
15 25 (0.77%) Games
16 15 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.43%) Front Office
18 11 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.31%) Publishing
20 9 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 989 (30.57%) Developer
2 596 (18.42%) Analyst
3 429 (13.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 321 (9.92%) Data Engineer
5 231 (7.14%) Consultant
6 222 (6.86%) Architect
7 216 (6.68%) Data Analyst
8 204 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 168 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 155 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 109 (3.37%) Power BI Developer
12 92 (2.84%) Business Developer
13 90 (2.78%) Lead Developer
14 86 (2.66%) Data Architect
15 85 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
16 80 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
17 79 (2.44%) Azure Engineer
18 78 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
18 78 (2.41%) SQL BI Developer
19 77 (2.38%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (8.53%) .NET
2 163 (5.04%) HTML
3 136 (4.20%) CSS
4 123 (3.80%) REST
5 108 (3.34%) AngularJS
6 105 (3.25%) Web Services
7 89 (2.75%) XML
8 76 (2.35%) ASP.NET
8 76 (2.35%) Kafka
8 76 (2.35%) React
9 66 (2.04%) JSON
10 60 (1.85%) .NET Core
11 57 (1.76%) RESTful
12 56 (1.73%) .NET Framework
13 55 (1.70%) SOAP
14 43 (1.33%) MDX
15 42 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (1.27%) jQuery
17 35 (1.08%) HTML5
18 34 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 527 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (3.86%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.21%) User Experience
4 80 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 64 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 60 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 55 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 46 (1.42%) NHS
10 32 (0.99%) Blog
11 30 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 27 (0.83%) Clustering
13 26 (0.80%) Social Media
14 25 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
15 23 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.71%) Internet of Things
16 22 (0.68%) Reinsurance
17 20 (0.62%) Cloud Native
18 17 (0.53%) Data Centre
18 17 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (4.14%) Linux
2 118 (3.65%) Windows
3 55 (1.70%) Unix
4 44 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.74%) CentOS
6 19 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.34%) Android
10 9 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.093%) Debian
14 3 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.093%) VMS
15 1 (0.031%) Solaris
15 1 (0.031%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (28.16%) Analytics
2 812 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 774 (23.93%) ETL
4 606 (18.73%) Visualisation
5 518 (16.01%) Data Modelling
6 381 (11.78%) Programme Management
7 373 (11.53%) Digital Marketing
8 366 (11.31%) Data Visualisation
9 314 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
10 290 (8.96%) Data Analysis
11 287 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 285 (8.81%) DevOps
13 283 (8.75%) Data Analytics
14 270 (8.35%) Data Science
15 228 (7.05%) Data Management
16 227 (7.02%) Migration
17 226 (6.99%) Scrum
18 223 (6.89%) CRM
19 202 (6.24%) Data Engineering
19 202 (6.24%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,704 (52.67%) SQL
2 593 (18.33%) Python
3 359 (11.10%) T-SQL
4 271 (8.38%) JavaScript
5 258 (7.98%) C#
6 221 (6.83%) Java
7 195 (6.03%) R
8 89 (2.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 72 (2.23%) PowerShell
10 52 (1.61%) C
11 51 (1.58%) VBA
12 48 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 47 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 45 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 34 (1.05%) C++
15 34 (1.05%) Scala
16 26 (0.80%) PHP
17 25 (0.77%) Apex Code
18 23 (0.71%) Shell Script
19 19 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 410 (12.67%) Degree
2 116 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 58 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.56%) SANS
9 15 (0.46%) PhD
10 14 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (0.40%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.40%) MCSA
12 12 (0.37%) CCNA
12 12 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.37%) ISEB
13 11 (0.34%) MCP
14 9 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 9 (0.28%) SSCP
15 8 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.62%) Data Quality
2 123 (3.80%) QA
3 79 (2.44%) GDPR
4 45 (1.39%) SLA
5 26 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.77%) PMO
7 16 (0.49%) COBIT
8 10 (0.31%) NIST
9 9 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.22%) IFRS
10 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.093%) P3O
12 3 (0.093%) SEPA
13 2 (0.062%) DICOM
13 2 (0.062%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 71 (2.19%) Docker
3 28 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.62%) HDFS
6 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.19%) XenApp
8 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.093%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.062%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.062%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.062%) Firmware
10 2 (0.062%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.031%) NFS
11 1 (0.031%) Samba
11 1 (0.031%) Squid
11 1 (0.031%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.031%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.031%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 31 (0.96%) Puppet
3 25 (0.77%) Terraform
4 20 (0.62%) Ansible
5 18 (0.56%) QRadar
6 15 (0.46%) SCCM
7 12 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.093%) Clonezilla
12 3 (0.093%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.093%) Foglight
12 3 (0.093%) Nagios
13 2 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.062%) Fluentd
13 2 (0.062%) Kibana
13 2 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.062%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 901 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 517 (15.98%) SAP
3 210 (6.49%) Oracle
4 173 (5.35%) Google
5 151 (4.67%) Databricks
6 84 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 63 (1.95%) IBM
8 59 (1.82%) Cognos
9 50 (1.55%) Alteryx
10 47 (1.45%) VMware
11 46 (1.42%) Informatica
11 46 (1.42%) Talend
12 40 (1.24%) Cisco
13 32 (0.99%) Teradata
14 27 (0.83%) Splunk
15 26 (0.80%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.71%) CyberArk
17 22 (0.68%) CheckPoint
17 22 (0.68%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.62%) Cloudera