Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 38 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 8,644 10,073 10,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 5.84% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 6.36% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7,084 8,300 8,461
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%

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 133,252 158,348 154,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 104,246 127,450 127,097
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,790
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 7,928 £51,250 +2.50% 880
UK excluding London +6 4,785 £45,000 - 655
London +2 3,602 £60,000 +4.35% 301
South East +22 1,281 £52,500 +10.53% 102
North of England -6 1,140 £44,000 -2.22% 208
Midlands +1 804 £45,000 +5.88% 147
South West -5 709 £45,000 +5.88% 61
North West +3 688 £45,000 - 113
West Midlands -4 516 £45,000 +5.88% 85
Yorkshire -28 374 £42,500 -5.56% 87
East of England -8 362 £47,500 - 61
Scotland +15 354 £45,000 - 49
East Midlands +12 286 £43,500 +2.35% 62
Wales +10 125 £35,000 - 21
North East -4 79 £39,500 +8.97% 8
Northern Ireland -18 36 £43,750 +45.83% 6

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4,709 (54.48%) SQL
2 2,914 (33.71%) SQL Server
3 2,790 (32.28%) Power Platform
4 2,786 (32.23%) Power BI
5 2,702 (31.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2,628 (30.40%) Analytics
7 2,527 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2,482 (28.71%) Finance
9 2,420 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 2,341 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2,251 (26.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2,080 (24.06%) ETL
13 1,826 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,631 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1,481 (17.13%) Tableau
16 1,470 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
17 1,405 (16.25%) T-SQL
18 1,384 (16.01%) SAP
19 1,307 (15.12%) Visualisation
20 1,262 (14.60%) Python
21 1,238 (14.32%) Data Modelling
22 1,085 (12.55%) Marketing
23 1,019 (11.79%) C#
24 999 (11.56%) Oracle
25 950 (10.99%) Degree
26 926 (10.71%) .NET
27 919 (10.63%) Big Data
28 914 (10.57%) Java
29 886 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
30 823 (9.52%) Amazon AWS

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
1 495 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 330 (3.82%) Apache Spark
3 287 (3.32%) SAS
4 172 (1.99%) Apache
5 125 (1.45%) Confluence
6 107 (1.24%) IIS
7 96 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 70 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 60 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 60 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 54 (0.62%) CMS
11 51 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 33 (0.38%) Skype for Business
13 31 (0.36%) MS Exchange
14 23 (0.27%) WordPress
15 21 (0.24%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.23%) NetWeaver
17 18 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
18 17 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 798 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 294 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 102 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.62%) SPSS
6 48 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 28 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.14%) Stata
9 11 (0.13%) Sketch
10 10 (0.12%) InVision
11 9 (0.10%) Figma
11 9 (0.10%) Marvel
12 8 (0.093%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.093%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.058%) Photoshop
16 4 (0.046%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.046%) Moqups
17 3 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 286 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 125 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 111 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 87 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
5 75 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 72 (0.83%) SAP BPC
7 63 (0.73%) SAP ERP
8 62 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 36 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
10 34 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
11 30 (0.35%) NetSuite
12 28 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
13 25 (0.29%) Magento
13 25 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
13 25 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
13 25 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
14 21 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
15 19 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
16 18 (0.21%) HFM
16 18 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 2,790 (32.28%) Power Platform
2 1,826 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 823 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 286 (3.31%) SaaS
5 258 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 253 (2.93%) Office 365
7 230 (2.66%) Azure Data Factory
8 168 (1.94%) PaaS
9 158 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
10 125 (1.45%) Google Analytics
11 106 (1.23%) Serverless
12 97 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 92 (1.06%) IaaS
14 86 (0.99%) PowerApps
15 77 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
16 72 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
17 61 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
18 60 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
19 55 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
20 53 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 62 (0.72%) Internet
2 56 (0.65%) Firewall
3 43 (0.50%) DNS
3 43 (0.50%) Network Security
4 36 (0.42%) Intranet
5 32 (0.37%) Skype
6 25 (0.29%) VoIP
7 24 (0.28%) Broadband
7 24 (0.28%) DHCP
7 24 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.25%) RTMP
9 20 (0.23%) HTTP
10 18 (0.21%) VPN
11 16 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (0.15%) WAN
13 12 (0.14%) SAN
14 11 (0.13%) LAN
15 10 (0.12%) FTP
16 9 (0.10%) Wireless
17 8 (0.093%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,914 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 2,786 (32.23%) Power BI
3 2,702 (31.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2,341 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,251 (26.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,631 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 919 (10.63%) Big Data
8 730 (8.45%) QlikView
9 722 (8.35%) BusinessObjects
10 516 (5.97%) Relational Database
11 480 (5.55%) Hadoop
12 387 (4.48%) Data Lake
13 362 (4.19%) NoSQL
14 356 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 294 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
16 259 (3.00%) OLAP
17 249 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
18 242 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 241 (2.79%) MongoDB
20 208 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 353 (4.08%) JIRA
2 352 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 278 (3.22%) Visual Studio
4 189 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 163 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 106 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 90 (1.04%) Selenium
8 85 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
9 84 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 80 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 77 (0.89%) Eclipse RCP
12 73 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 60 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
14 56 (0.65%) Subversion
15 53 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
17 45 (0.52%) Cucumber
18 42 (0.49%) Bitbucket Server
19 38 (0.44%) Maven
20 33 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,482 (28.71%) Finance
2 1,085 (12.55%) Marketing
3 776 (8.98%) Manufacturing
4 718 (8.31%) Telecoms
5 642 (7.43%) Retail
6 620 (7.17%) Electronics
7 304 (3.52%) Legal
8 277 (3.20%) Banking
9 146 (1.69%) Law
10 96 (1.11%) Games
11 88 (1.02%) Advertising
12 78 (0.90%) Publishing
13 52 (0.60%) Billing
14 49 (0.57%) Back Office
15 46 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 46 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 39 (0.45%) Local Government
17 27 (0.31%) Automotive
17 27 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,976 (34.43%) Developer
2 1,852 (21.43%) Analyst
3 1,519 (17.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 747 (8.64%) SQL Developer
5 693 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 552 (6.39%) Architect
6 552 (6.39%) Consultant
7 454 (5.25%) Data Analyst
8 436 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 426 (4.93%) SQL BI Developer
10 367 (4.25%) Data Engineer
11 344 (3.98%) Business Analyst
12 303 (3.51%) Business Developer
13 284 (3.29%) Data Architect
14 260 (3.01%) Junior
15 259 (3.00%) SQL Analyst
16 246 (2.85%) .NET Developer
17 241 (2.79%) C# Developer
18 228 (2.64%) Project Manager
19 224 (2.59%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 926 (10.71%) .NET
2 559 (6.47%) HTML
3 447 (5.17%) CSS
4 401 (4.64%) Web Services
5 348 (4.03%) ASP.NET
6 277 (3.20%) MDX
7 245 (2.83%) XML
8 239 (2.76%) Kafka
9 202 (2.34%) AngularJS
10 174 (2.01%) jQuery
11 161 (1.86%) REST
12 155 (1.79%) .NET Framework
13 148 (1.71%) Node.js
14 146 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 140 (1.62%) HTML5
16 139 (1.61%) Middleware
17 138 (1.60%) React
18 128 (1.48%) JSON
19 127 (1.47%) SOAP
20 124 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1,470 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 359 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 272 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
4 244 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 181 (2.09%) Data Structures
6 171 (1.98%) Fintech
7 160 (1.85%) User Experience
8 150 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 100 (1.16%) Replication
10 95 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 86 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 78 (0.90%) Clustering
12 78 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 71 (0.82%) Life Science
14 70 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 55 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
15 55 (0.64%) NHS
16 51 (0.59%) Blog
17 46 (0.53%) Driving Licence
18 43 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 500 (5.78%) Windows
2 405 (4.69%) Linux
3 194 (2.24%) Unix
4 123 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 57 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 48 (0.56%) Android
8 33 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 27 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.22%) AIX
11 17 (0.20%) Solaris
12 16 (0.19%) CentOS
13 15 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.10%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.069%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.069%) VMS
17 5 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.035%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,628 (30.40%) Analytics
2 2,527 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,080 (24.06%) ETL
4 1,307 (15.12%) Visualisation
5 1,238 (14.32%) Data Modelling
6 886 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
7 774 (8.95%) Data Visualisation
8 686 (7.94%) CRM
9 678 (7.84%) Scrum
10 659 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
11 656 (7.59%) Programme Management
12 642 (7.43%) Data Analysis
13 637 (7.37%) Project Management
14 628 (7.27%) Data Analytics
15 568 (6.57%) Machine Learning
16 565 (6.54%) Software Engineering
17 543 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 534 (6.18%) Data Science
19 523 (6.05%) DevOps
20 501 (5.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,709 (54.48%) SQL
2 1,405 (16.25%) T-SQL
3 1,262 (14.60%) Python
4 1,019 (11.79%) C#
5 914 (10.57%) Java
6 653 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 474 (5.48%) R
8 341 (3.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 319 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 287 (3.32%) VBA
11 286 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 226 (2.61%) Scala
13 215 (2.49%) C++
14 131 (1.52%) PHP
15 122 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 116 (1.34%) C
17 89 (1.03%) VB
18 66 (0.76%) Ruby
19 57 (0.66%) Shell Script
20 47 (0.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 950 (10.99%) Degree
2 296 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 201 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 161 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 159 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 105 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 73 (0.84%) MCSA
8 63 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 55 (0.64%) APMP
10 50 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 49 (0.57%) CISSP
12 46 (0.53%) ISTQB
13 42 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (0.46%) Master's Degree
15 39 (0.45%) ISEB
16 38 (0.44%) CISM
16 38 (0.44%) MCSE
17 35 (0.40%) PMI Certification
17 35 (0.40%) SSCP
18 32 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 543 (6.28%) Data Quality
2 355 (4.11%) QA
3 141 (1.63%) GDPR
4 103 (1.19%) PMO
5 98 (1.13%) SLA
6 50 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.14%) COBIT
9 11 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.058%) IFRS
13 4 (0.046%) HMG Infosec
13 4 (0.046%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.035%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.023%) RMADS
16 1 (0.012%) HL7
System Software
1 181 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 135 (1.56%) Docker
3 90 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.24%) HDFS
8 19 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.19%) vSphere
10 15 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 15 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.081%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.081%) XenApp
13 5 (0.058%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.012%) Firmware
15 1 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.012%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (1.26%) Ansible
2 96 (1.11%) Terraform
3 92 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 54 (0.62%) Ambari
5 52 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.54%) Puppet
7 39 (0.45%) Oozie
8 34 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (0.31%) SCCM
10 24 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
11 21 (0.24%) Perfmon
12 20 (0.23%) SQL Sentry
13 18 (0.21%) Kibana
13 18 (0.21%) SCOM
14 13 (0.15%) HP ALM
14 13 (0.15%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.13%) Grafana
16 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 11 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,420 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 1,481 (17.13%) Tableau
3 1,384 (16.01%) SAP
4 999 (11.56%) Oracle
5 352 (4.07%) Google
6 289 (3.34%) Cognos
7 210 (2.43%) IBM
8 204 (2.36%) Informatica
9 162 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 133 (1.54%) Databricks
11 132 (1.53%) VMware
12 101 (1.17%) Talend
13 96 (1.11%) Teradata
14 90 (1.04%) Cloudera
15 85 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
16 82 (0.95%) HP
17 76 (0.88%) Alteryx
18 73 (0.84%) Cisco
19 67 (0.78%) Hyperion
20 63 (0.73%) ServiceNow