Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 8,667 10,529 9,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.72% 6.05% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 6.59% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,125 8,512 8,230
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 8,056 £52,500 +5.00% 1,297
UK excluding London 0 4,779 £45,000 - 879
London 0 3,642 £60,000 +4.35% 505
South East -2 1,264 £52,500 +10.53% 183
North of England -6 1,204 £45,000 +5.88% 266
Midlands +1 779 £45,000 +12.50% 149
South West 0 759 £45,000 +2.27% 107
North West +2 713 £45,000 +5.88% 155
West Midlands -8 475 £46,000 +15.00% 92
Yorkshire -15 403 £45,000 +5.88% 100
East of England -22 380 £47,500 -2.06% 88
East Midlands +24 302 £42,500 +13.33% 56
Scotland -11 275 £45,000 - 65
Wales +6 107 £42,500 +21.43% 14
North East -2 103 £42,500 +11.84% 11
Northern Ireland -10 37 £55,000 +83.33% 8

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 4,572 (52.75%) SQL
2 2,998 (34.59%) SQL Server
3 2,699 (31.14%) Finance
4 2,695 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2,622 (30.25%) Microsoft
6 2,499 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
7 2,412 (27.83%) Power BI
8 2,398 (27.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2,259 (26.06%) Analytics
10 2,233 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1,909 (22.03%) ETL
12 1,746 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,627 (18.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1,457 (16.81%) Tableau
15 1,418 (16.36%) T-SQL
16 1,397 (16.12%) SAP
17 1,341 (15.47%) Visualisation
18 1,262 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
19 1,208 (13.94%) Marketing
20 1,173 (13.53%) Data Modelling
21 1,083 (12.50%) C#
22 1,078 (12.44%) Degree
23 1,076 (12.41%) .NET
24 1,064 (12.28%) Python
25 1,031 (11.90%) Oracle
26 910 (10.50%) Manufacturing
27 894 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
28 891 (10.28%) Java
29 890 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
30 880 (10.15%) 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
1 481 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 363 (4.19%) SAS
3 316 (3.65%) Apache Spark
4 167 (1.93%) Confluence
5 166 (1.92%) Apache
6 155 (1.79%) IIS
7 80 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 78 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
10 52 (0.60%) CMS
11 36 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 33 (0.38%) WordPress
13 32 (0.37%) Skype for Business
14 31 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 24 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
17 21 (0.24%) Apache Pig
18 18 (0.21%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.21%) nginx
19 17 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 861 (9.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 277 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 107 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 63 (0.73%) SPSS
6 37 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 34 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 23 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 21 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 14 (0.16%) InVision
11 10 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.046%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.046%) Flinto
15 2 (0.023%) Mingle
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.012%) Simulink
16 1 (0.012%) Stata
Business Applications
1 269 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 172 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 99 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 55 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
6 53 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 50 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
8 48 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
9 37 (0.43%) SAP BPC
10 36 (0.42%) Magento
11 35 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
12 33 (0.38%) NetSuite
13 28 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
13 28 (0.32%) SAP ERP
14 25 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
15 23 (0.27%) SAP FI
16 22 (0.25%) SAP CO
16 22 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
17 21 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 20 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1,746 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 890 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
3 255 (2.94%) SaaS
4 232 (2.68%) PaaS
5 221 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 211 (2.43%) Office 365
7 175 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
8 144 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
9 126 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
10 120 (1.38%) IaaS
11 116 (1.34%) Amazon S3
12 108 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
13 104 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 95 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 90 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 84 (0.97%) Google Analytics
17 80 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
18 69 (0.80%) Serverless
19 49 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
20 43 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 84 (0.97%) Internet
2 69 (0.80%) Firewall
3 58 (0.67%) Network Security
4 33 (0.38%) DNS
4 33 (0.38%) WAN
5 32 (0.37%) HTTP
6 29 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 28 (0.32%) SAN
8 24 (0.28%) Intranet
8 24 (0.28%) LAN
8 24 (0.28%) VLAN
9 23 (0.27%) Skype
10 20 (0.23%) Wireless
11 19 (0.22%) VoIP
12 18 (0.21%) DHCP
13 13 (0.15%) SMS
14 12 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.13%) VPN
16 9 (0.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,998 (34.59%) SQL Server
2 2,695 (31.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2,412 (27.83%) Power BI
4 2,398 (27.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,233 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,627 (18.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 835 (9.63%) Big Data
8 662 (7.64%) QlikView
9 621 (7.17%) BusinessObjects
10 514 (5.93%) Relational Database
11 425 (4.90%) Hadoop
12 373 (4.30%) Data Lake
13 365 (4.21%) NoSQL
14 303 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 303 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
15 276 (3.18%) MySQL
16 267 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 264 (3.05%) OLAP
18 254 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
19 237 (2.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 408 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 367 (4.23%) JIRA
3 266 (3.07%) Visual Studio
4 231 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 189 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 170 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 158 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 129 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 116 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 89 (1.03%) Selenium
11 85 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 71 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
13 68 (0.78%) ERwin
14 54 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
15 52 (0.60%) Subversion
16 43 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
17 40 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
18 36 (0.42%) ER Studio
18 36 (0.42%) Maven
19 28 (0.32%) Jasmine
General
1 2,699 (31.14%) Finance
2 1,208 (13.94%) Marketing
3 910 (10.50%) Manufacturing
4 880 (10.15%) Telecoms
5 726 (8.38%) Electronics
6 682 (7.87%) Retail
7 366 (4.22%) Banking
8 335 (3.87%) Legal
9 191 (2.20%) Advertising
10 161 (1.86%) Law
11 95 (1.10%) Games
12 91 (1.05%) Publishing
13 88 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 66 (0.76%) Back Office
15 56 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 42 (0.48%) Military
17 37 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.40%) Billing
19 33 (0.38%) Automotive
19 33 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,883 (33.26%) Developer
2 1,694 (19.55%) Analyst
3 1,304 (15.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 778 (8.98%) Architect
5 711 (8.20%) SQL Developer
6 626 (7.22%) Consultant
7 622 (7.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 458 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 390 (4.50%) Data Analyst
10 382 (4.41%) SQL BI Developer
11 348 (4.02%) Business Analyst
12 344 (3.97%) Data Architect
13 281 (3.24%) .NET Developer
14 270 (3.12%) SSIS Developer
15 260 (3.00%) DBA
16 254 (2.93%) C# Developer
17 242 (2.79%) Business Developer
17 242 (2.79%) Data Engineer
18 233 (2.69%) SSRS Developer
19 225 (2.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,076 (12.41%) .NET
2 658 (7.59%) HTML
3 504 (5.82%) CSS
4 439 (5.07%) Web Services
5 409 (4.72%) ASP.NET
6 318 (3.67%) AngularJS
7 280 (3.23%) XML
8 257 (2.97%) React
9 251 (2.90%) HTML5
10 244 (2.82%) Kafka
11 219 (2.53%) MDX
12 214 (2.47%) jQuery
13 206 (2.38%) Node.js
14 197 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 197 (2.27%) REST
15 192 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 176 (2.03%) .NET Framework
17 167 (1.93%) JSON
18 139 (1.60%) RESTful
19 134 (1.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,262 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 344 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 231 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 198 (2.28%) User Experience
6 187 (2.16%) Fintech
7 156 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 152 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 144 (1.66%) Replication
10 108 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 91 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 86 (0.99%) NHS
13 82 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 76 (0.88%) Reinsurance
15 71 (0.82%) Clustering
16 67 (0.77%) Social Media
17 60 (0.69%) Robotics
18 59 (0.68%) Data Centre
18 59 (0.68%) Life Science
19 51 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 596 (6.88%) Windows
2 542 (6.25%) Linux
3 266 (3.07%) Unix
4 153 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 79 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 53 (0.61%) Android
8 51 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.44%) CentOS
11 33 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 18 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.18%) AIX
13 16 (0.18%) Solaris
14 8 (0.092%) Kali Linux
15 7 (0.081%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.081%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.069%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.069%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,499 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2,259 (26.06%) Analytics
3 1,909 (22.03%) ETL
4 1,341 (15.47%) Visualisation
5 1,173 (13.53%) Data Modelling
6 894 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
7 754 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 753 (8.69%) Data Visualisation
9 744 (8.58%) Programme Management
10 740 (8.54%) Scrum
11 722 (8.33%) Project Management
12 711 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 654 (7.55%) Data Analysis
14 628 (7.25%) CRM
15 562 (6.48%) Data Analytics
16 553 (6.38%) Data Science
17 526 (6.07%) Data Management
18 516 (5.95%) Software Engineering
19 495 (5.71%) DevOps
20 492 (5.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,572 (52.75%) SQL
2 1,418 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 1,083 (12.50%) C#
4 1,064 (12.28%) Python
5 891 (10.28%) Java
6 798 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 445 (5.13%) R
8 338 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 296 (3.42%) VBA
10 262 (3.02%) PowerShell
11 243 (2.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 184 (2.12%) C++
13 170 (1.96%) PHP
14 144 (1.66%) Scala
15 123 (1.42%) VB
16 118 (1.36%) Ruby
17 112 (1.29%) C
18 97 (1.12%) Go
19 91 (1.05%) VB.NET
20 90 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,078 (12.44%) Degree
2 290 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 215 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 184 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 158 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (0.98%) CISSP
7 82 (0.95%) ISEB
8 74 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 53 (0.61%) MCSA
10 52 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 48 (0.55%) CISM
12 46 (0.53%) PMI Certification
13 44 (0.51%) CISA
14 43 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
15 40 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 40 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 37 (0.43%) MCSE
17 32 (0.37%) PhD
18 31 (0.36%) PMP
18 31 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 590 (6.81%) Data Quality
2 353 (4.07%) QA
3 185 (2.13%) GDPR
4 128 (1.48%) PMO
5 109 (1.26%) SLA
6 90 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 26 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 24 (0.28%) IFRS
10 15 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 10 (0.12%) FATCA
12 8 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.081%) COBIT
13 7 (0.081%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.069%) EMIR
14 6 (0.069%) MiFID
14 6 (0.069%) RMADS
15 5 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
16 4 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 240 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 162 (1.87%) Docker
3 110 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 85 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 32 (0.37%) vSphere
7 16 (0.18%) HDFS
8 15 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 13 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.046%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.035%) KVM
13 3 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.035%) Xen
14 2 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.023%) Snort
14 2 (0.023%) Squid
Systems Management
1 200 (2.31%) Ansible
2 97 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 77 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (0.88%) Puppet
5 66 (0.76%) Terraform
6 45 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
7 29 (0.33%) Oozie
8 25 (0.29%) SCCM
9 20 (0.23%) Automic
10 19 (0.22%) HP ALM
11 15 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
12 14 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 12 (0.14%) Control-M
15 11 (0.13%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.13%) Kibana
16 10 (0.12%) Prometheus
17 9 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (0.10%) Grafana
17 9 (0.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2,622 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 1,457 (16.81%) Tableau
3 1,397 (16.12%) SAP
4 1,031 (11.90%) Oracle
5 334 (3.85%) Cognos
6 319 (3.68%) Google
7 198 (2.28%) IBM
8 166 (1.92%) Informatica
9 146 (1.68%) VMware
10 128 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 119 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
12 93 (1.07%) New Relic
13 91 (1.05%) Trend Micro
14 87 (1.00%) Alteryx
15 85 (0.98%) Talend
16 74 (0.85%) Adobe
16 74 (0.85%) Teradata
17 67 (0.77%) Cisco
18 64 (0.74%) HP
19 60 (0.69%) Cloudera