Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 6,216 8,820 10,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.37% 5.91% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 6.41% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,271 7,563 9,533
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,467 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 106,413 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,394 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 19 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 8 April 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 -7 5,623 £55,000 +4.76% 660
UK excluding London -8 3,278 £47,500 +5.56% 485
London -8 2,636 £62,500 +4.17% 204
South East -7 899 £55,000 +4.76% 125
North of England -7 763 £49,000 +11.36% 132
South West -5 511 £47,500 +5.56% 54
Midlands -13 479 £42,500 -5.56% 96
North West -4 447 £50,000 +11.11% 65
Work from Home -4 339 £57,500 - 72
West Midlands -2 338 £44,000 -2.22% 72
East of England +16 299 £52,500 +10.53% 47
Yorkshire -9 251 £47,500 +7.95% 56
Scotland -8 189 £47,750 +6.11% 17
East Midlands -31 136 £37,500 -11.76% 24
Wales -3 116 £42,500 +18.06% 11
North East -3 65 £40,000 +1.91% 11
Northern Ireland -3 19 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Channel Islands - 4 - - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 3,522 (56.66%) SQL
2 2,509 (40.36%) Power Platform
3 2,498 (40.19%) Power BI
4 2,081 (33.48%) SQL Server
5 1,933 (31.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1,933 (31.10%) Analytics
6 1,796 (28.89%) Finance
7 1,731 (27.85%) Microsoft
8 1,633 (26.27%) Azure
9 1,532 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
10 1,500 (24.13%) ETL
11 1,459 (23.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1,320 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1,286 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
14 1,244 (20.01%) Tableau
15 1,200 (19.31%) Python
16 1,081 (17.39%) Data Modelling
17 1,058 (17.02%) Visualisation
18 920 (14.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 870 (14.00%) Oracle
20 811 (13.05%) Degree
21 785 (12.63%) T-SQL
22 743 (11.95%) Data Analysis
23 740 (11.90%) .NET
24 700 (11.26%) Marketing
25 681 (10.96%) Data Analytics
26 668 (10.75%) C#
27 662 (10.65%) SAP
28 660 (10.62%) AWS
29 631 (10.15%) Problem-Solving

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
1 419 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 250 (4.02%) Apache Spark
3 175 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 170 (2.73%) SAS
5 84 (1.35%) Apache
6 81 (1.30%) Confluence
7 56 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
9 51 (0.82%) IIS
10 44 (0.71%) CMS
11 28 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (0.32%) Jupyter
13 18 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.27%) ArcGIS
15 16 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.24%) MS Exchange
16 15 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 590 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 235 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 58 (0.93%) SPSS
5 25 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.23%) Figma
7 14 (0.23%) Sketch
8 12 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.064%) Notepad++
11 4 (0.064%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.048%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.016%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.016%) Weka
14 1 (0.016%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 242 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 215 (3.46%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 34 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 33 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 25 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
8 23 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
9 21 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 18 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
12 17 (0.27%) Shopify
13 15 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
14 13 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
15 12 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
16 11 (0.18%) FastStats
17 10 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
17 10 (0.16%) Elite 3E
17 10 (0.16%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2,509 (40.36%) Power Platform
2 1,633 (26.27%) Azure
3 660 (10.62%) AWS
4 340 (5.47%) Dynamics 365
5 280 (4.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 237 (3.81%) Office 365
7 224 (3.60%) GCP
8 217 (3.49%) SaaS
9 150 (2.41%) PaaS
10 122 (1.96%) PowerApps
11 78 (1.25%) IaaS
12 75 (1.21%) Serverless
13 73 (1.17%) Google Analytics
14 70 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
15 54 (0.87%) Amazon S3
16 50 (0.80%) Azure Stack
17 40 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
18 37 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
19 35 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
20 34 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 60 (0.97%) Firewall
2 48 (0.77%) Internet
3 33 (0.53%) VPN
4 27 (0.43%) Skype
5 23 (0.37%) DNS
5 23 (0.37%) Intranet
6 14 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.23%) WAN
7 12 (0.19%) LAN
7 12 (0.19%) SAN
8 11 (0.18%) DHCP
9 10 (0.16%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.14%) Network Security
10 9 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (0.13%) Wireless
12 7 (0.11%) NAS
12 7 (0.11%) SSL
13 6 (0.097%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,498 (40.19%) Power BI
2 2,081 (33.48%) SQL Server
3 1,933 (31.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1,459 (23.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,320 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 920 (14.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 590 (9.49%) Data Lake
8 560 (9.01%) Big Data
9 407 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
10 313 (5.04%) QlikView
11 301 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
12 269 (4.33%) Relational Database
13 229 (3.68%) Hadoop
14 217 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 206 (3.31%) NoSQL
16 205 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
17 197 (3.17%) Snowflake Schema
18 195 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
19 174 (2.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 166 (2.67%) Looker
Development Applications
1 283 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 197 (3.17%) JIRA
3 164 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 91 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 66 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 63 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 49 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
9 42 (0.68%) Selenium
10 41 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 34 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 33 (0.53%) Maven
13 31 (0.50%) ERwin
14 29 (0.47%) JUnit
15 28 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
15 28 (0.45%) TeamCity
16 27 (0.43%) Subversion
17 20 (0.32%) Eclipse
18 17 (0.27%) Toad
19 15 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 1,796 (28.89%) Finance
2 700 (11.26%) Marketing
3 423 (6.81%) Public Sector
4 390 (6.27%) Manufacturing
5 377 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 300 (4.83%) Electronics
7 274 (4.41%) Legal
8 268 (4.31%) Retail
9 168 (2.70%) Banking
10 142 (2.28%) Law
11 78 (1.25%) Advertising
12 58 (0.93%) Games
13 52 (0.84%) Back Office
14 43 (0.69%) Aerospace
15 37 (0.60%) Publishing
16 30 (0.48%) Automotive
17 23 (0.37%) Front Office
18 19 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 17 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,819 (29.26%) Developer
2 1,527 (24.57%) Analyst
3 901 (14.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 552 (8.88%) Data Analyst
5 546 (8.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 505 (8.12%) Architect
7 436 (7.01%) Consultant
8 378 (6.08%) Data Engineer
9 327 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 313 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 280 (4.50%) Data Architect
12 221 (3.56%) Business Analyst
13 217 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
14 200 (3.22%) .NET Developer
15 175 (2.82%) SQL Analyst
16 170 (2.73%) Business Developer
17 168 (2.70%) DBA
18 166 (2.67%) Project Manager
19 158 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
20 155 (2.49%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (11.90%) .NET
2 284 (4.57%) Web Services
3 271 (4.36%) HTML
4 232 (3.73%) CSS
5 210 (3.38%) ASP.NET
6 199 (3.20%) AngularJS
7 180 (2.90%) J2EE
8 164 (2.64%) REST
9 143 (2.30%) React
10 134 (2.16%) Kafka
11 131 (2.11%) MDX
12 127 (2.04%) XML
13 119 (1.91%) .NET Core
14 110 (1.77%) .NET Framework
14 110 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 108 (1.74%) jQuery
16 107 (1.72%) SOAP
17 105 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
18 104 (1.67%) Node.js
19 94 (1.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1,286 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 321 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 211 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 192 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 151 (2.43%) User Experience
6 107 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 76 (1.22%) Reinsurance
8 72 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 64 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 54 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
11 54 (0.87%) Social Media
12 50 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 43 (0.69%) NHS
14 39 (0.63%) Clustering
15 32 (0.51%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.50%) FMCG
17 28 (0.45%) Replication
18 27 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
18 27 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 360 (5.79%) Windows
2 225 (3.62%) Linux
3 151 (2.43%) Unix
4 96 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 28 (0.45%) Android
6 25 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.26%) CentOS
9 16 (0.26%) Solaris
10 13 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (0.16%) Windows 2000
11 10 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.097%) AIX
14 6 (0.097%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.080%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,933 (31.10%) Analytics
2 1,532 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,500 (24.13%) ETL
4 1,081 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 1,058 (17.02%) Visualisation
6 743 (11.95%) Data Analysis
7 681 (10.96%) Data Analytics
8 631 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
9 553 (8.90%) Data Visualisation
10 517 (8.32%) CRM
11 514 (8.27%) Data Science
12 510 (8.20%) Project Management
13 497 (8.00%) DevOps
14 460 (7.40%) Data Management
15 447 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 388 (6.24%) Migration
17 375 (6.03%) Machine Learning
18 337 (5.42%) Digital Marketing
19 327 (5.26%) Decision-Making
20 324 (5.21%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 3,522 (56.66%) SQL
2 1,200 (19.31%) Python
3 785 (12.63%) T-SQL
4 668 (10.75%) C#
5 542 (8.72%) Java
6 437 (7.03%) R
7 411 (6.61%) JavaScript
8 277 (4.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 220 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 177 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 151 (2.43%) VBA
12 134 (2.16%) Scala
13 126 (2.03%) C
14 104 (1.67%) C++
15 78 (1.25%) TypeScript
16 67 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 61 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 60 (0.97%) VB
19 59 (0.95%) Shell Script
20 54 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 811 (13.05%) Degree
2 147 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 61 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 30 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 25 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 22 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.34%) MCSA
11 21 (0.34%) PhD
12 18 (0.29%) CISSP
13 16 (0.26%) ACCA
14 15 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
15 14 (0.23%) ISEB
16 13 (0.21%) CIMA
16 13 (0.21%) MBA
16 13 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 199 (3.20%) QA
3 156 (2.51%) GDPR
4 93 (1.50%) GAAP
5 61 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (0.97%) SLA
7 51 (0.82%) PMO
8 30 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 17 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
11 14 (0.23%) COBIT
12 11 (0.18%) PCI DSS
13 9 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.13%) RMADS
15 4 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.064%) GLP
15 4 (0.064%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.048%) JSP 440
17 2 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 123 (1.98%) Docker
2 119 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.42%) XenApp
7 25 (0.40%) HDFS
8 24 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.18%) vSphere
11 7 (0.11%) KVM
12 6 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.016%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.016%) Cronacle
15 1 (0.016%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 80 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 45 (0.72%) Terraform
3 43 (0.69%) Ansible
4 39 (0.63%) Kibana
4 39 (0.63%) Puppet
5 37 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.55%) SCCM
7 23 (0.37%) Oozie
8 11 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.16%) Grafana
9 10 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
10 9 (0.14%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.11%) Packer
13 6 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.080%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.080%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.080%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,731 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 1,244 (20.01%) Tableau
3 870 (14.00%) Oracle
4 662 (10.65%) SAP
5 241 (3.88%) Teradata
6 238 (3.83%) Alteryx
7 235 (3.78%) Google
8 196 (3.15%) Cadence
9 195 (3.14%) Cognos
10 185 (2.98%) Blue Prism
10 185 (2.98%) UiPath
11 180 (2.90%) Automation Anywhere
11 180 (2.90%) Informatica
12 171 (2.75%) Databricks
13 146 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
14 99 (1.59%) IBM
15 90 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
16 75 (1.21%) Talend
17 53 (0.85%) Adobe
17 53 (0.85%) VMware