Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 36 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,219 11,413 10,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.65% 6.34% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 6.93% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,677 9,050 8,722
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £78,750
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 148,624 164,621 170,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 118,172 130,267 141,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -4 8,590 £51,500 +3.00% 1,331
UK excluding London -10 5,009 £45,000 - 895
London +5 3,939 £60,000 +9.09% 530
South East -16 1,322 £50,000 - 180
North of England -5 1,308 £45,000 +7.14% 238
Midlands -4 825 £43,500 +8.75% 180
South West -11 776 £45,000 - 110
North West -5 757 £45,000 +12.50% 117
West Midlands -13 484 £45,000 +12.50% 129
Yorkshire -10 449 £45,000 +5.88% 86
East of England -18 379 £45,000 - 98
East Midlands +15 339 £42,500 +6.25% 51
Scotland -23 266 £45,000 - 71
Wales +16 136 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North East -8 118 £42,000 +5.00% 35
Northern Ireland -5 22 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Channel Islands -8 1 £45,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 4,973 (53.94%) SQL
2 3,415 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 2,993 (32.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2,991 (32.44%) Microsoft
5 2,973 (32.25%) Finance
6 2,693 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,621 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2,615 (28.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2,514 (27.27%) Power BI
10 2,292 (24.86%) Analytics
11 2,098 (22.76%) ETL
12 1,871 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,741 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,668 (18.09%) T-SQL
15 1,539 (16.69%) Tableau
16 1,426 (15.47%) SAP
17 1,416 (15.36%) Visualisation
18 1,341 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
19 1,270 (13.78%) Data Modelling
20 1,267 (13.74%) C#
21 1,253 (13.59%) .NET
22 1,213 (13.16%) Degree
23 1,212 (13.15%) Marketing
24 1,125 (12.20%) Oracle
25 1,010 (10.96%) Python
26 960 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
27 939 (10.19%) Manufacturing
28 930 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
29 929 (10.08%) Java
30 901 (9.77%) 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
1 492 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 352 (3.82%) SAS
3 280 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 181 (1.96%) IIS
5 151 (1.64%) Confluence
6 115 (1.25%) Apache
7 89 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 70 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 63 (0.68%) CMS
10 51 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 37 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 30 (0.33%) MS Exchange
13 28 (0.30%) Apache Pig
14 24 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 21 (0.23%) Skype for Business
16 20 (0.22%) Tomcat
16 20 (0.22%) WordPress
17 17 (0.18%) NetWeaver
18 16 (0.17%) Apache Solr
19 15 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 960 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 283 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 118 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 113 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 88 (0.95%) SPSS
6 42 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 35 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 32 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 16 (0.17%) InVision
11 10 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.054%) Camtasia
13 5 (0.054%) Stata
14 4 (0.043%) Flinto
15 3 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.022%) EViews
16 2 (0.022%) Simulink
17 1 (0.011%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 278 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 203 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 100 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 89 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 75 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
6 68 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
7 65 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
8 48 (0.52%) SAP BPC
9 41 (0.44%) NetSuite
10 37 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
11 32 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
12 30 (0.33%) SAP FI
13 29 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 29 (0.31%) SAP CO
13 29 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
14 27 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
15 26 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
16 19 (0.21%) Infor M3
17 18 (0.20%) Movex
18 17 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,741 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 887 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 228 (2.47%) PaaS
3 228 (2.47%) SaaS
4 221 (2.40%) Office 365
5 194 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
6 181 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 180 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
8 129 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
9 128 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 111 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
11 110 (1.19%) IaaS
12 106 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 92 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 91 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 91 (0.99%) Google Analytics
15 64 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
15 64 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
16 42 (0.46%) Serverless
17 41 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 91 (0.99%) Internet
2 71 (0.77%) Firewall
3 60 (0.65%) Network Security
4 43 (0.47%) HTTP
5 39 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 38 (0.41%) DNS
7 31 (0.34%) SAN
8 29 (0.31%) Intranet
9 28 (0.30%) WAN
10 25 (0.27%) SMS
11 24 (0.26%) VLAN
12 21 (0.23%) LAN
13 20 (0.22%) Wireless
14 18 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (0.18%) Skype
16 15 (0.16%) DHCP
17 14 (0.15%) VoIP
18 13 (0.14%) VPN
19 12 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
20 10 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,415 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 2,993 (32.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2,693 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,615 (28.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,514 (27.27%) Power BI
6 1,871 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 872 (9.46%) Big Data
8 695 (7.54%) QlikView
9 691 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
10 537 (5.82%) Relational Database
11 432 (4.69%) Hadoop
12 394 (4.27%) Data Lake
13 375 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 373 (4.05%) NoSQL
15 336 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
16 325 (3.53%) MySQL
17 320 (3.47%) OLAP
18 303 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 279 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 227 (2.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 428 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 340 (3.69%) JIRA
3 297 (3.22%) Visual Studio
4 269 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 265 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 206 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 192 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 156 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 140 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 91 (0.99%) Selenium
11 69 (0.75%) ERwin
12 59 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
13 57 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
14 52 (0.56%) Subversion
15 45 (0.49%) JUnit
16 44 (0.48%) Maven
16 44 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
17 43 (0.47%) Eclipse
18 36 (0.39%) Jasmine
19 32 (0.35%) Gradle
General
1 2,973 (32.25%) Finance
2 1,212 (13.15%) Marketing
3 939 (10.19%) Manufacturing
4 901 (9.77%) Telecoms
5 757 (8.21%) Electronics
6 713 (7.73%) Retail
7 406 (4.40%) Banking
8 337 (3.66%) Advertising
9 301 (3.26%) Legal
10 155 (1.68%) Law
11 119 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 111 (1.20%) Games
13 85 (0.92%) Back Office
14 72 (0.78%) Publishing
15 65 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 47 (0.51%) Front Office
17 45 (0.49%) Automotive
18 41 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.36%) Billing
20 25 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,269 (35.46%) Developer
2 1,780 (19.31%) Analyst
3 1,470 (15.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 861 (9.34%) SQL Developer
5 755 (8.19%) Consultant
6 754 (8.18%) Architect
7 667 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 456 (4.95%) SQL BI Developer
9 455 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 438 (4.75%) Data Analyst
11 388 (4.21%) SSIS Developer
12 341 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 333 (3.61%) Business Developer
14 327 (3.55%) SSRS Developer
15 325 (3.53%) Business Analyst
16 320 (3.47%) C# Developer
17 303 (3.29%) Data Architect
18 264 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 258 (2.80%) DBA
20 254 (2.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,253 (13.59%) .NET
2 756 (8.20%) HTML
3 549 (5.96%) CSS
4 485 (5.26%) Web Services
5 479 (5.20%) ASP.NET
6 389 (4.22%) AngularJS
7 312 (3.38%) XML
8 289 (3.13%) HTML5
8 289 (3.13%) React
9 263 (2.85%) jQuery
10 255 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 235 (2.55%) .NET Framework
12 232 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 226 (2.45%) MDX
14 220 (2.39%) Node.js
15 209 (2.27%) REST
16 201 (2.18%) Kafka
17 187 (2.03%) JSON
18 172 (1.87%) RESTful
19 153 (1.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,341 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 408 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 374 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
4 357 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 248 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 223 (2.42%) User Experience
7 205 (2.22%) Fintech
8 201 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 165 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
10 150 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 143 (1.55%) Replication
12 108 (1.17%) NHS
13 97 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 92 (1.00%) Private Cloud
15 91 (0.99%) Reinsurance
16 78 (0.85%) Social Media
17 76 (0.82%) Robotics
18 71 (0.77%) Clustering
19 67 (0.73%) Credit Risk
20 65 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 601 (6.52%) Windows
2 529 (5.74%) Linux
3 277 (3.00%) Unix
4 173 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 72 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 72 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (0.61%) Android
8 36 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 35 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.30%) CentOS
11 24 (0.26%) Solaris
12 22 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.17%) AIX
15 15 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.098%) SUSE
17 8 (0.087%) HPUX
18 7 (0.076%) Kali Linux
19 6 (0.065%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,621 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2,292 (24.86%) Analytics
3 2,098 (22.76%) ETL
4 1,416 (15.36%) Visualisation
5 1,270 (13.78%) Data Modelling
6 930 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 844 (9.16%) Scrum
8 807 (8.75%) Data Visualisation
9 777 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
10 772 (8.37%) Programme Management
11 735 (7.97%) Project Management
12 734 (7.96%) Data Analysis
13 720 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 664 (7.20%) CRM
15 580 (6.29%) Data Science
16 577 (6.26%) Data Management
17 554 (6.01%) Decision-Making
18 548 (5.94%) Data Analytics
18 548 (5.94%) DevOps
19 534 (5.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,973 (53.94%) SQL
2 1,668 (18.09%) T-SQL
3 1,267 (13.74%) C#
4 1,010 (10.96%) Python
5 929 (10.08%) Java
6 890 (9.65%) JavaScript
7 436 (4.73%) R
8 401 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 337 (3.66%) VBA
10 306 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 243 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 186 (2.02%) C++
13 163 (1.77%) Ruby
14 161 (1.75%) PHP
15 147 (1.59%) VB
16 124 (1.35%) Scala
17 117 (1.27%) Go
18 105 (1.14%) Perl
19 103 (1.12%) C
20 99 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,213 (13.16%) Degree
2 298 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 216 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 191 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 174 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (0.98%) ISEB
7 75 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 54 (0.59%) CISSP
9 53 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 50 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
11 49 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 49 (0.53%) MCSE
12 45 (0.49%) MCSA
13 43 (0.47%) PMP
14 41 (0.44%) PhD
15 36 (0.39%) ISTQB
16 34 (0.37%) Master's Degree
17 28 (0.30%) CISA
18 27 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (0.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 573 (6.22%) Data Quality
2 317 (3.44%) QA
3 180 (1.95%) GDPR
4 135 (1.46%) PMO
5 106 (1.15%) SLA
6 80 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 26 (0.28%) IFRS
9 22 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.16%) IFRS 9
12 14 (0.15%) FATCA
13 13 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.12%) MiFID
15 10 (0.11%) EMIR
16 8 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
17 7 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
18 5 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
18 5 (0.054%) PSD2
18 5 (0.054%) RMADS
System Software
1 259 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 180 (1.95%) Docker
3 103 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 71 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.44%) vSphere
7 25 (0.27%) HDFS
8 18 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.065%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.043%) KVM
13 4 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.043%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.043%) Xen
14 3 (0.033%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.022%) Snort
Systems Management
1 200 (2.17%) Ansible
2 107 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 89 (0.97%) Puppet
4 69 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (0.71%) Terraform
6 40 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 39 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 35 (0.38%) SCCM
9 26 (0.28%) Automic
10 24 (0.26%) Oozie
11 17 (0.18%) HP ALM
12 15 (0.16%) Backup Exec
12 15 (0.16%) Kibana
13 14 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (0.14%) Nagios
15 11 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
15 11 (0.12%) Grafana
15 11 (0.12%) Salt
16 9 (0.098%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2,991 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 1,539 (16.69%) Tableau
3 1,426 (15.47%) SAP
4 1,125 (12.20%) Oracle
5 379 (4.11%) Cognos
6 313 (3.40%) Google
7 228 (2.47%) Informatica
8 187 (2.03%) IBM
9 163 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 162 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
11 146 (1.58%) VMware
12 118 (1.28%) Talend
13 99 (1.07%) Alteryx
14 93 (1.01%) New Relic
15 92 (1.00%) Trend Micro
16 88 (0.95%) Adobe
17 78 (0.85%) Teradata
18 62 (0.67%) JD Edwards
19 58 (0.63%) Cloudera
20 56 (0.61%) TIBCO