Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 42 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 7,108 3,874 8,608
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.29% 5.70% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 6.14% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,575 3,044 7,258
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,537
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -

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 105,933 63,073 132,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,165 51,056 105,945
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +1 6,363 £55,000 - 949
UK excluding London +8 3,503 £47,500 -1.04% 608
London -9 2,976 £65,000 +0.78% 374
Work from Home +2 1,481 £55,000 +10.00% 181
North of England +19 993 £45,000 -5.26% 168
South East -5 745 £47,500 -13.64% 121
Midlands +6 652 £47,500 +5.56% 151
South West +15 566 £47,500 -1.04% 51
North West +12 483 £47,250 -0.53% 97
West Midlands +5 477 £47,500 -5.00% 111
Yorkshire +29 444 £45,000 -7.62% 50
East of England +6 225 £52,500 +10.53% 67
Scotland +2 215 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands +6 171 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Wales +3 102 £43,500 -3.33% 10
North East 0 66 £37,500 -3.85% 21
Northern Ireland -26 12 £35,000 - 5
Isle of Man - 3 £65,807 -

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3,663 (51.53%) SQL
2 3,284 (46.20%) Power Platform
3 3,238 (45.55%) Power BI
4 2,381 (33.50%) Analytics
5 2,257 (31.75%) Finance
6 2,231 (31.39%) Azure
7 2,166 (30.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1,878 (26.42%) Microsoft
9 1,722 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
10 1,675 (23.56%) Social Skills
11 1,634 (22.99%) ETL
12 1,588 (22.34%) SQL Server
13 1,403 (19.74%) Visualisation
14 1,356 (19.08%) Python
15 1,263 (17.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1,243 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
17 1,225 (17.23%) Tableau
18 1,224 (17.22%) Data Modelling
19 1,115 (15.69%) Marketing
19 1,115 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 1,030 (14.49%) SAP
20 1,030 (14.49%) AWS
21 904 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
22 879 (12.37%) DevOps
23 850 (11.96%) Manufacturing
24 839 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
25 817 (11.49%) Degree
26 809 (11.38%) Public Sector
27 797 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 767 (10.79%) Telecoms

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
1 350 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 215 (3.02%) Apache Spark
3 174 (2.45%) Apache Airflow
4 129 (1.81%) Apache
5 87 (1.22%) SAS
6 65 (0.91%) Confluence
7 58 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 35 (0.49%) CMS
10 29 (0.41%) IIS
11 26 (0.37%) WordPress
12 23 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.31%) Luigi
14 21 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
15 16 (0.23%) MS Exchange
16 15 (0.21%) JBoss
17 14 (0.20%) NetWeaver
18 13 (0.18%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.17%) Apache Synapse
20 11 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 839 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 257 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 99 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 65 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 53 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 26 (0.37%) Sketch
8 23 (0.32%) Oracle Smart View
9 19 (0.27%) InVision
10 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.098%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.098%) SPSS
14 6 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.084%) Figma
14 6 (0.084%) Final Cut Pro
14 6 (0.084%) Stata
15 3 (0.042%) Zeplin
16 2 (0.028%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 171 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 64 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 63 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
5 56 (0.79%) NetSuite
6 48 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 42 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
8 40 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
9 39 (0.55%) SAP BPC
10 29 (0.41%) IBM Planning Analytics
11 27 (0.38%) SAP ERP
12 23 (0.32%) FastStats
13 22 (0.31%) Sentinel
14 21 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 20 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
16 19 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
16 19 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
17 16 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
18 14 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 13 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3,284 (46.20%) Power Platform
2 2,231 (31.39%) Azure
3 1,030 (14.49%) AWS
4 513 (7.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 506 (7.12%) GCP
6 359 (5.05%) PowerApps
7 355 (4.99%) SaaS
8 329 (4.63%) Snowflake
9 320 (4.50%) Dynamics 365
10 317 (4.46%) Microsoft 365
11 259 (3.64%) Power Automate
12 237 (3.33%) Serverless
13 203 (2.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 174 (2.45%) PaaS
15 165 (2.32%) Google Analytics
16 117 (1.65%) GitHub
17 115 (1.62%) IaaS
18 114 (1.60%) Amazon S3
18 114 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
19 98 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 85 (1.20%) Firewall
2 52 (0.73%) Internet
3 39 (0.55%) Intranet
3 39 (0.55%) Network Security
4 38 (0.53%) 5G
5 30 (0.42%) DNS
6 29 (0.41%) WAN
7 27 (0.38%) LAN
7 27 (0.38%) VPN
8 25 (0.35%) HTTP
9 17 (0.24%) Extranet
10 16 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 14 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (0.18%) Broadband
12 13 (0.18%) FTP
13 12 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.14%) SMS
14 10 (0.14%) Wireless
15 9 (0.13%) AMQP
15 9 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,238 (45.55%) Power BI
2 2,166 (30.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1,588 (22.34%) SQL Server
4 1,263 (17.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,225 (17.23%) Tableau
6 1,115 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 797 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 563 (7.92%) Data Lake
9 538 (7.57%) Big Data
10 382 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 274 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 263 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 227 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
14 215 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
15 211 (2.97%) QlikView
16 205 (2.88%) Hadoop
17 198 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 197 (2.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 190 (2.67%) MySQL
19 190 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 383 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 259 (3.64%) JIRA
3 184 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 138 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 100 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 93 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 82 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
8 52 (0.73%) webpack
9 44 (0.62%) CircleCI
10 37 (0.52%) Selenium
11 32 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 30 (0.42%) Bitbucket
12 30 (0.42%) Subversion
13 26 (0.37%) JUnit
14 25 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
15 23 (0.32%) Babel
15 23 (0.32%) Cypress.io
16 20 (0.28%) gulp
16 20 (0.28%) IntelliJ
16 20 (0.28%) Postman
General
1 2,257 (31.75%) Finance
2 1,675 (23.56%) Social Skills
3 1,243 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1,115 (15.69%) Marketing
5 850 (11.96%) Manufacturing
6 809 (11.38%) Public Sector
7 767 (10.79%) Telecoms
8 696 (9.79%) Electronics
9 363 (5.11%) Retail
10 288 (4.05%) Legal
11 235 (3.31%) Presentation Skills
12 197 (2.77%) Law
13 193 (2.72%) Organisational Skills
14 161 (2.27%) Banking
15 116 (1.63%) Advertising
16 105 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
17 101 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 89 (1.25%) Games
19 66 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 62 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,847 (25.98%) Developer
2 1,445 (20.33%) Analyst
3 822 (11.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 713 (10.03%) Data Engineer
5 577 (8.12%) Architect
6 535 (7.53%) Data Analyst
7 470 (6.61%) Consultant
8 448 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 330 (4.64%) Data Architect
10 281 (3.95%) SQL Developer
11 264 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 200 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
13 193 (2.72%) Power BI Developer
14 180 (2.53%) Business Analyst
15 178 (2.50%) Business Developer
16 168 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
17 154 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
18 150 (2.11%) Power BI Analyst
19 146 (2.05%) SQL Analyst
20 136 (1.91%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (8.24%) .NET
2 385 (5.42%) HTML
3 327 (4.60%) CSS
4 309 (4.35%) React
5 265 (3.73%) Web Services
6 263 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 250 (3.52%) REST
8 225 (3.17%) Kafka
9 179 (2.52%) XML
10 177 (2.49%) ASP.NET
11 165 (2.32%) JSON
12 137 (1.93%) .NET Framework
13 136 (1.91%) MDX
14 129 (1.81%) .NET Core
15 127 (1.79%) Node.js
16 125 (1.76%) jQuery
17 112 (1.58%) RESTful
18 81 (1.14%) Sass
18 81 (1.14%) Vue.js
19 75 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 342 (4.81%) User Experience
2 327 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 240 (3.38%) Data Structures
4 172 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 149 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 113 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 105 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 89 (1.25%) Life Science
9 88 (1.24%) NHS
10 87 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
11 84 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 74 (1.04%) Cloud Native
13 73 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
14 50 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 46 (0.65%) Social Media
16 44 (0.62%) Taxonomies
17 43 (0.60%) Data Centre
17 43 (0.60%) Reference Data
18 40 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 216 (3.04%) Linux
2 211 (2.97%) Windows
3 81 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 57 (0.80%) Unix
5 51 (0.72%) Android
5 51 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 34 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.18%) CentOS
8 12 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.098%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.084%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.056%) VMS
16 2 (0.028%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.028%) Solaris
17 1 (0.014%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,381 (33.50%) Analytics
2 1,722 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1,634 (22.99%) ETL
4 1,403 (19.74%) Visualisation
5 1,224 (17.22%) Data Modelling
6 904 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
7 879 (12.37%) DevOps
8 764 (10.75%) Data Visualisation
9 757 (10.65%) Digital Marketing
10 715 (10.06%) Programme Management
11 691 (9.72%) Data Science
12 689 (9.69%) Data Analysis
13 612 (8.61%) Data Analytics
14 572 (8.05%) Data Management
15 562 (7.91%) Migration
16 560 (7.88%) Project Management
17 516 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 505 (7.10%) Decision-Making
19 494 (6.95%) Scrum
20 485 (6.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3,663 (51.53%) SQL
2 1,356 (19.08%) Python
3 757 (10.65%) T-SQL
4 668 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 651 (9.16%) C#
6 433 (6.09%) Java
7 333 (4.68%) R
8 269 (3.78%) PowerShell
9 244 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 197 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 159 (2.24%) Scala
12 158 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 149 (2.10%) VBA
14 113 (1.59%) C
14 113 (1.59%) PHP
15 94 (1.32%) Go
16 89 (1.25%) Ruby
17 82 (1.15%) C++
18 66 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 54 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 817 (11.49%) Degree
2 257 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 149 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 113 (1.59%) Master's Degree
5 104 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 70 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 50 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
9 47 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 30 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 25 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.35%) PMP
13 24 (0.34%) CISSP
14 23 (0.32%) ISEB
15 18 (0.25%) ACCA
15 18 (0.25%) CIMA
15 18 (0.25%) Tableau Certification
15 18 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
16 16 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (7.74%) Data Quality
2 280 (3.94%) QA
3 278 (3.91%) GDPR
4 72 (1.01%) SLA
5 61 (0.86%) NIST
6 51 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (0.60%) PMO
8 42 (0.59%) Accessibility
9 19 (0.27%) GRC
10 17 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
11 15 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.098%) Good Clinical Practice
14 6 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.070%) COSO
15 5 (0.070%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.070%) WCAG
16 4 (0.056%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.056%) Solvency II
17 3 (0.042%) HL7
System Software
1 284 (4.00%) Docker
2 120 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.27%) Firmware
5 13 (0.18%) HDFS
5 13 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.098%) Snort
8 7 (0.098%) Squid
9 3 (0.042%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.042%) XenApp
10 1 (0.014%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.014%) NFS
10 1 (0.014%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 279 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 200 (2.81%) Terraform
3 55 (0.77%) Ansible
4 46 (0.65%) Grafana
4 46 (0.65%) Prometheus
5 30 (0.42%) Puppet
6 23 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 18 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.21%) SCCM
9 13 (0.18%) Istio
10 11 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.14%) HP ALM
11 10 (0.14%) Nessus
12 9 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.13%) Rundeck
13 7 (0.098%) Argo
13 7 (0.098%) Knative
13 7 (0.098%) linkerd
13 7 (0.098%) Nexpose
13 7 (0.098%) Suricata
Vendors
1 1,878 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 1,030 (14.49%) SAP
3 591 (8.31%) Oracle
4 514 (7.23%) Google
5 356 (5.01%) Databricks
6 249 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
7 148 (2.08%) Informatica
8 117 (1.65%) Alteryx
9 103 (1.45%) Cognos
10 89 (1.25%) IBM
11 83 (1.17%) Adobe
12 73 (1.03%) Talend
13 69 (0.97%) Teradata
14 61 (0.86%) JD Edwards
14 61 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 56 (0.79%) VMware
16 50 (0.70%) Cisco
17 33 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
18 29 (0.41%) Sage
19 27 (0.38%) MuleSoft