Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 42 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 8,101 2,881 8,088
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.37% 5.80% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 6.24% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6,145 2,439 6,887
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 17 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 28 October 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 0 7,240 £55,000 - 1,003
UK excluding London +7 4,035 £47,500 - 615
London -7 3,378 £65,000 +4.00% 417
Work from Home -4 1,826 £55,000 +10.00% 237
North of England +21 1,176 £45,000 -4.26% 177
South East -7 850 £50,000 -4.76% 141
Midlands +8 775 £47,500 - 135
South West +1 628 £47,500 +5.56% 64
North West +9 573 £45,000 -5.26% 104
West Midlands +11 542 £48,500 -3.00% 95
Yorkshire +32 515 £45,000 -2.17% 46
East of England +4 262 £45,000 -0.22% 60
Scotland -2 237 £48,000 +6.67% 24
East Midlands +9 229 £47,500 +17.28% 40
Wales -9 117 £42,500 +1.19% 10
North East +16 88 £39,500 +11.27% 27
Northern Ireland -46 12 £37,500 +15.38% 5

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 4,349 (53.68%) SQL
2 3,915 (48.33%) Power Platform
3 3,871 (47.78%) Power BI
4 2,987 (36.87%) Analytics
5 2,498 (30.84%) Azure
6 2,415 (29.81%) Data Warehouse
7 2,385 (29.44%) Finance
8 2,230 (27.53%) Microsoft
9 2,086 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
10 2,027 (25.02%) Social Skills
11 1,880 (23.21%) ETL
12 1,868 (23.06%) SQL Server
13 1,708 (21.08%) Visualisation
14 1,635 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
15 1,550 (19.13%) Python
16 1,525 (18.82%) Data Modelling
17 1,494 (18.44%) Tableau
18 1,412 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 1,262 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 1,198 (14.79%) AWS
21 1,166 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
22 1,081 (13.34%) DevOps
23 1,063 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
24 1,035 (12.78%) Marketing
25 1,001 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
26 936 (11.55%) SAP
27 927 (11.44%) Degree
28 896 (11.06%) Data Analysis
29 858 (10.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 853 (10.53%) T-SQL

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
1 370 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 246 (3.04%) Apache Spark
3 164 (2.02%) Apache Airflow
4 120 (1.48%) Apache
5 117 (1.44%) SAS
6 77 (0.95%) Confluence
7 66 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 53 (0.65%) CMS
9 44 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.31%) WordPress
11 21 (0.26%) IIS
11 21 (0.26%) NetWeaver
11 21 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 18 (0.22%) Apache Pig
13 17 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.20%) Luigi
15 15 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.14%) nginx
17 10 (0.12%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.11%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 1,063 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 299 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 160 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 78 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 57 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.21%) Oracle Smart View
8 16 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.19%) SPSS
10 12 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
10 12 (0.15%) Sketch
11 11 (0.14%) Adobe XD
11 11 (0.14%) InVision
12 10 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
13 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.074%) Stata
15 5 (0.062%) Figma
16 3 (0.037%) InfoPath
17 2 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 159 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 63 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 62 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
6 58 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
7 56 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 50 (0.62%) SAP BPC
9 45 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
10 30 (0.37%) FastStats
10 30 (0.37%) SAP ERP
11 29 (0.36%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 22 (0.27%) Sentinel
13 19 (0.23%) SAP Business One
13 19 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 18 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
15 16 (0.20%) Maximo
16 15 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
16 15 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
17 14 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3,915 (48.33%) Power Platform
2 2,498 (30.84%) Azure
3 1,198 (14.79%) AWS
4 616 (7.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 588 (7.26%) GCP
6 452 (5.58%) SaaS
7 398 (4.91%) Microsoft 365
8 391 (4.83%) PowerApps
9 349 (4.31%) Snowflake
10 292 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
11 275 (3.39%) Power Automate
12 256 (3.16%) Serverless
13 250 (3.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 224 (2.77%) Google Analytics
15 168 (2.07%) GitHub
16 164 (2.02%) PaaS
17 147 (1.81%) Amazon S3
18 117 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
19 115 (1.42%) Azure Logic Apps
20 103 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (1.10%) Firewall
2 57 (0.70%) Intranet
3 45 (0.56%) Internet
4 42 (0.52%) 5G
5 34 (0.42%) DNS
6 33 (0.41%) HTTP
6 33 (0.41%) WAN
7 32 (0.40%) Broadband
8 31 (0.38%) VPN
9 30 (0.37%) LAN
10 24 (0.30%) Network Security
11 15 (0.19%) TCP/IP
12 13 (0.16%) SSL
13 11 (0.14%) DHCP
13 11 (0.14%) SSH
13 11 (0.14%) Wireless
14 10 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.11%) Extranet
15 9 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.099%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,871 (47.78%) Power BI
2 2,415 (29.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1,868 (23.06%) SQL Server
4 1,494 (18.44%) Tableau
5 1,412 (17.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,262 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 858 (10.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 721 (8.90%) Data Lake
9 643 (7.94%) Big Data
10 482 (5.95%) Relational Database
11 362 (4.47%) NoSQL
12 326 (4.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 324 (4.00%) MySQL
14 284 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
15 276 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
16 269 (3.32%) Hadoop
17 254 (3.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 252 (3.11%) Looker
19 243 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
20 224 (2.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 414 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 327 (4.04%) JIRA
3 201 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 150 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 123 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 107 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 75 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
8 61 (0.75%) CircleCI
8 61 (0.75%) webpack
9 44 (0.54%) Subversion
10 38 (0.47%) Selenium
11 33 (0.41%) Cucumber
12 31 (0.38%) Cypress.io
13 27 (0.33%) Bitbucket
14 26 (0.32%) Babel
15 25 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 24 (0.30%) TeamCity
17 23 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
18 22 (0.27%) Postman
19 21 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 2,385 (29.44%) Finance
2 2,027 (25.02%) Social Skills
3 1,635 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1,035 (12.78%) Marketing
5 745 (9.20%) Manufacturing
6 740 (9.13%) Public Sector
7 632 (7.80%) Telecoms
8 556 (6.86%) Electronics
9 537 (6.63%) Retail
10 347 (4.28%) Legal
11 259 (3.20%) Presentation Skills
12 214 (2.64%) Law
13 209 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
14 180 (2.22%) Banking
15 151 (1.86%) Advertising
16 132 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 115 (1.42%) Publishing
18 105 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
19 102 (1.26%) Games
20 93 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 2,008 (24.79%) Developer
2 1,723 (21.27%) Analyst
3 939 (11.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 812 (10.02%) Data Engineer
5 671 (8.28%) Data Analyst
6 587 (7.25%) Architect
7 505 (6.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 460 (5.68%) Consultant
9 343 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 339 (4.18%) Data Architect
11 285 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 225 (2.78%) Administrator
13 222 (2.74%) Business Analyst
14 220 (2.72%) Power BI Developer
15 204 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
16 193 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
17 173 (2.14%) Azure Engineer
18 171 (2.11%) Business Developer
19 157 (1.94%) Project Manager
20 155 (1.91%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (7.20%) .NET
2 410 (5.06%) React
3 312 (3.85%) HTML
4 290 (3.58%) Web Services
5 265 (3.27%) CSS
6 247 (3.05%) AngularJS
7 244 (3.01%) REST
8 230 (2.84%) Kafka
9 199 (2.46%) MDX
9 199 (2.46%) Node.js
10 198 (2.44%) XML
11 184 (2.27%) JSON
12 162 (2.00%) .NET Core
13 152 (1.88%) .NET Framework
14 131 (1.62%) ASP.NET
15 113 (1.39%) Sass
16 105 (1.30%) Vue.js
17 104 (1.28%) jQuery
18 87 (1.07%) RESTful
19 78 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 398 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 342 (4.22%) User Experience
3 263 (3.25%) Data Structures
4 193 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 151 (1.86%) Algorithms
6 137 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 137 (1.69%) Life Science
7 124 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 110 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 105 (1.30%) Legacy Systems
10 95 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 85 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
11 85 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
12 76 (0.94%) Clustering
13 75 (0.93%) Cloud Native
14 69 (0.85%) NHS
14 69 (0.85%) Reinsurance
15 65 (0.80%) Public Cloud
16 55 (0.68%) Hedge funds
16 55 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 230 (2.84%) Windows
2 219 (2.70%) Linux
3 103 (1.27%) Unix
4 95 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 46 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 41 (0.51%) Android
7 39 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (0.099%) CentOS
10 8 (0.099%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.099%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.049%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.049%) Solaris
11 4 (0.049%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.049%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.037%) VMS
13 2 (0.025%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.025%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,987 (36.87%) Analytics
2 2,086 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1,880 (23.21%) ETL
4 1,708 (21.08%) Visualisation
5 1,525 (18.82%) Data Modelling
6 1,166 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
7 1,081 (13.34%) DevOps
8 1,001 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
9 896 (11.06%) Data Analysis
10 851 (10.50%) Data Science
11 793 (9.79%) Data Management
12 745 (9.20%) Data Analytics
13 631 (7.79%) Data Engineering
14 614 (7.58%) Migration
15 611 (7.54%) Digital Marketing
16 594 (7.33%) Project Management
17 589 (7.27%) Decision-Making
18 579 (7.15%) Programme Management
19 561 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 549 (6.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,349 (53.68%) SQL
2 1,550 (19.13%) Python
3 853 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 795 (9.81%) C#
5 672 (8.30%) JavaScript
6 507 (6.26%) Java
7 441 (5.44%) R
8 389 (4.80%) PowerShell
9 312 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 242 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 188 (2.32%) VBA
12 185 (2.28%) Scala
13 154 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 146 (1.80%) PHP
15 111 (1.37%) C
16 103 (1.27%) Ruby
17 95 (1.17%) VB.NET
18 90 (1.11%) VB
19 75 (0.93%) Go
20 63 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 927 (11.44%) Degree
2 243 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 147 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 134 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 95 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 76 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 43 (0.53%) ISEB
8 39 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 37 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 28 (0.35%) MCSE
10 28 (0.35%) PMP
10 28 (0.35%) Tableau Certification
11 27 (0.33%) ACCA
11 27 (0.33%) CIMA
12 25 (0.31%) PhD
12 25 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 22 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 645 (7.96%) Data Quality
2 341 (4.21%) QA
3 290 (3.58%) GDPR
4 112 (1.38%) SLA
5 68 (0.84%) PMO
6 45 (0.56%) GRC
7 44 (0.54%) Accessibility
8 36 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (0.42%) NIST
10 15 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
12 12 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.15%) HL7
12 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.086%) Good Clinical Practice
15 6 (0.074%) IFRS
15 6 (0.074%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.062%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 317 (3.91%) Docker
2 116 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.19%) Firmware
6 13 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.099%) HDFS
10 6 (0.074%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.049%) Snort
11 4 (0.049%) Squid
12 3 (0.037%) NFS
12 3 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.037%) vSphere
12 3 (0.037%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.025%) Samba
13 2 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.012%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 309 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 190 (2.35%) Terraform
3 44 (0.54%) Grafana
4 42 (0.52%) Ansible
5 41 (0.51%) Prometheus
6 38 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 33 (0.41%) Puppet
7 33 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 28 (0.35%) SCCM
9 13 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.15%) Oozie
11 11 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (0.12%) Istio
12 10 (0.12%) Mesos
13 9 (0.11%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.11%) Matomo
14 7 (0.086%) Control-M
14 7 (0.086%) Nessus
15 6 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
15 6 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,230 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 936 (11.55%) SAP
3 718 (8.86%) Oracle
4 610 (7.53%) Google
5 461 (5.69%) Databricks
6 205 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 158 (1.95%) Informatica
8 139 (1.72%) Adobe
9 138 (1.70%) Alteryx
10 115 (1.42%) VMware
11 105 (1.30%) Cognos
12 101 (1.25%) IBM
13 82 (1.01%) ServiceNow
14 75 (0.93%) Talend
14 75 (0.93%) Teradata
15 55 (0.68%) JD Edwards
16 52 (0.64%) Palantir
16 52 (0.64%) Splunk
17 45 (0.56%) Cisco
18 43 (0.53%) Citrix