Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 9,852 11,555 12,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.69% 6.51% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 7.17% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,130 9,274 10,076
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,000 £75,850 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 156,958 161,209 182,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.63% 90.77% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,377 129,352 151,685
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,883 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.23% +5.02% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -10 9,236 £50,000 - 1,202
UK excluding London -10 5,356 £45,000 +3.45% 790
London -10 4,213 £57,500 +1.77% 471
North of England -5 1,437 £45,000 +5.88% 230
South East -30 1,225 £47,500 - 177
Midlands +3 908 £42,500 +6.25% 133
South West -10 818 £42,500 -5.56% 116
North West -13 773 £45,000 +12.50% 104
East of England +3 567 £45,000 +5.88% 74
West Midlands -5 550 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Yorkshire -2 541 £45,000 +5.88% 103
East Midlands +8 358 £45,000 +5.88% 56
Scotland -12 293 £44,000 -2.22% 46
Wales +27 136 £42,500 +6.25% 11
North East -6 125 £36,500 -18.89% 23
Northern Ireland -16 17 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Channel Islands - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5,392 (54.73%) SQL
2 4,034 (40.95%) SQL Server
3 3,402 (34.53%) Microsoft
4 3,176 (32.24%) Data Warehouse
5 3,091 (31.37%) Finance
6 3,033 (30.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3,028 (30.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2,658 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
9 2,435 (24.72%) Power BI
10 2,414 (24.50%) Analytics
11 2,291 (23.25%) ETL
12 2,218 (22.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,984 (20.14%) T-SQL
14 1,620 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,512 (15.35%) Tableau
16 1,500 (15.23%) C#
17 1,493 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
18 1,389 (14.10%) .NET
19 1,336 (13.56%) Data Modelling
20 1,283 (13.02%) Degree
21 1,275 (12.94%) Visualisation
21 1,275 (12.94%) Oracle
22 1,253 (12.72%) SAP
23 1,133 (11.50%) Marketing
24 1,039 (10.55%) Big Data
25 970 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
26 969 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
27 863 (8.76%) JavaScript
28 836 (8.49%) Java
29 835 (8.48%) Python

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
1 415 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 306 (3.11%) SAS
3 289 (2.93%) Apache Spark
4 185 (1.88%) Confluence
5 149 (1.51%) IIS
6 88 (0.89%) Apache
6 88 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 80 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 69 (0.70%) CMS
9 64 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 51 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 47 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 46 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 44 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.29%) JBoss
15 26 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 26 (0.26%) NetWeaver
16 23 (0.23%) Mule
17 20 (0.20%) WordPress
18 19 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 970 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 286 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 94 (0.95%) SPSS
5 87 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 68 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.10%) Camtasia
11 9 (0.091%) Stata
12 8 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.051%) InVision
15 3 (0.030%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.030%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.030%) Moqups
15 3 (0.030%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.020%) Weka
Business Applications
1 213 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 172 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 123 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 118 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 86 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 84 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
7 69 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
8 62 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
9 58 (0.59%) SAP BPC
10 49 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
11 48 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
12 33 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
13 31 (0.31%) Markit EDM
14 30 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
16 19 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
17 18 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
17 18 (0.18%) SAP FI
18 17 (0.17%) SAP CO
18 17 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,620 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 744 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 344 (3.49%) Azure Data Factory
4 254 (2.58%) SaaS
5 188 (1.91%) Office 365
6 174 (1.77%) PaaS
7 154 (1.56%) IaaS
8 146 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 128 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 127 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 109 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 109 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 97 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
13 96 (0.97%) Serverless
14 93 (0.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 91 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
16 90 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 90 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
17 75 (0.76%) Google Analytics
18 66 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 94 (0.95%) Internet
2 73 (0.74%) Firewall
3 58 (0.59%) DNS
4 51 (0.52%) Network Security
5 49 (0.50%) SMS
6 45 (0.46%) HTTP
7 41 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 35 (0.36%) DHCP
8 35 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.25%) WAN
10 24 (0.24%) Intranet
10 24 (0.24%) LAN
11 21 (0.21%) VPN
12 20 (0.20%) SAN
13 16 (0.16%) AMQP
13 16 (0.16%) Skype
14 15 (0.15%) Wireless
15 14 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.12%) WebEx
17 10 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,034 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 3,176 (32.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3,033 (30.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3,028 (30.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2,435 (24.72%) Power BI
6 2,218 (22.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,039 (10.55%) Big Data
8 715 (7.26%) QlikView
9 615 (6.24%) BusinessObjects
10 573 (5.82%) Relational Database
11 500 (5.08%) Data Lake
12 499 (5.06%) Hadoop
13 491 (4.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 416 (4.22%) NoSQL
14 416 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 392 (3.98%) OLAP
16 356 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 346 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
18 345 (3.50%) MySQL
19 312 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 449 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 368 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 364 (3.69%) JIRA
4 336 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 225 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 198 (2.01%) TeamCity
7 181 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 176 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 170 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 88 (0.89%) Selenium
11 64 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 64 (0.65%) JUnit
12 60 (0.61%) Jasmine
13 51 (0.52%) ERwin
13 51 (0.52%) Maven
13 51 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
14 49 (0.50%) gulp
15 46 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
16 45 (0.46%) Subversion
17 43 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3,091 (31.37%) Finance
2 1,133 (11.50%) Marketing
3 783 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 753 (7.64%) Retail
5 691 (7.01%) Telecoms
6 660 (6.70%) Advertising
7 620 (6.29%) Electronics
8 448 (4.55%) Banking
9 293 (2.97%) Legal
10 147 (1.49%) Games
11 120 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 113 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 112 (1.14%) Law
14 70 (0.71%) Publishing
15 67 (0.68%) Automotive
16 64 (0.65%) Back Office
16 64 (0.65%) Front Office
17 55 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
18 53 (0.54%) Billing
19 44 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,735 (37.91%) Developer
2 1,904 (19.33%) Analyst
3 1,713 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 996 (10.11%) SQL Developer
5 995 (10.10%) Consultant
6 743 (7.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 710 (7.21%) Architect
8 545 (5.53%) SQL BI Developer
9 463 (4.70%) SSIS Developer
10 458 (4.65%) Data Analyst
11 442 (4.49%) SSRS Developer
12 434 (4.41%) .NET Developer
13 415 (4.21%) Business Developer
14 409 (4.15%) Senior Developer
15 384 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 362 (3.67%) C# Developer
17 332 (3.37%) DBA
18 318 (3.23%) Data Architect
19 302 (3.07%) Business Analyst
20 287 (2.91%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,389 (14.10%) .NET
2 737 (7.48%) HTML
3 589 (5.98%) ASP.NET
4 492 (4.99%) CSS
5 476 (4.83%) Web Services
6 401 (4.07%) AngularJS
7 369 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 352 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 320 (3.25%) XML
10 291 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 282 (2.86%) jQuery
12 265 (2.69%) WCF
13 255 (2.59%) RESTful
14 249 (2.53%) REST
15 241 (2.45%) MDX
16 232 (2.35%) HTML5
17 227 (2.30%) Entity Framework
18 216 (2.19%) Node.js
19 171 (1.74%) JSON
20 170 (1.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1,493 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 486 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 395 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 320 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 256 (2.60%) User Experience
6 248 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 215 (2.18%) Fintech
8 188 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 184 (1.87%) Data Structures
10 171 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 145 (1.47%) Replication
12 126 (1.28%) NHS
13 89 (0.90%) Clustering
13 89 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 89 (0.90%) Private Cloud
14 87 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 78 (0.79%) Data Centre
16 74 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 72 (0.73%) Equities
17 72 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 635 (6.45%) Windows
2 541 (5.49%) Linux
3 223 (2.26%) Unix
4 208 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 78 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (0.73%) Android
8 71 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 45 (0.46%) AIX
10 44 (0.45%) Solaris
11 41 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 36 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 34 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (0.33%) HPUX
15 30 (0.30%) CentOS
16 25 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.16%) Fedora
18 16 (0.16%) SUSE
18 16 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,658 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2,414 (24.50%) Analytics
3 2,291 (23.25%) ETL
4 1,336 (13.56%) Data Modelling
5 1,275 (12.94%) Visualisation
6 969 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 821 (8.33%) Scrum
8 747 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 719 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
10 687 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 670 (6.80%) Data Analytics
12 660 (6.70%) CRM
13 644 (6.54%) Programme Management
14 639 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
15 636 (6.46%) Project Management
16 608 (6.17%) Data Science
17 603 (6.12%) Data Management
18 580 (5.89%) ERP
19 575 (5.84%) MVC
20 531 (5.39%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5,392 (54.73%) SQL
2 1,984 (20.14%) T-SQL
3 1,500 (15.23%) C#
4 863 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 836 (8.49%) Java
6 835 (8.48%) Python
7 409 (4.15%) R
8 393 (3.99%) PL/SQL
8 393 (3.99%) VBA
9 324 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 269 (2.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 223 (2.26%) Ruby
12 206 (2.09%) C++
13 177 (1.80%) PHP
14 171 (1.74%) VB
15 158 (1.60%) Perl
16 140 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 129 (1.31%) Scala
18 118 (1.20%) Shell Script
19 116 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1,283 (13.02%) Degree
2 324 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 216 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 202 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 190 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 88 (0.89%) ISEB
7 82 (0.83%) MCSE
8 65 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 61 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 61 (0.62%) PhD
10 59 (0.60%) MCSA
11 52 (0.53%) PMP
12 45 (0.46%) Master's Degree
13 39 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 39 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.31%) MCPD
15 29 (0.29%) DV Cleared
16 28 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 27 (0.27%) Postgraduate
18 25 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 571 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 394 (4.00%) QA
3 151 (1.53%) PMO
4 145 (1.47%) GDPR
5 117 (1.19%) SLA
6 45 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 37 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.26%) GCP
10 18 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 17 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.11%) COBIT
12 11 (0.11%) MiFID
13 10 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
13 10 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.081%) EMIR
15 7 (0.071%) FATCA
15 7 (0.071%) IFRS
15 7 (0.071%) PSD2
15 7 (0.071%) SEPA
System Software
1 299 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 172 (1.75%) Docker
3 165 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 68 (0.69%) HDFS
5 59 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 39 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 22 (0.22%) vSphere
10 20 (0.20%) XenApp
11 18 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 12 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.10%) Firmware
15 7 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.041%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
18 3 (0.030%) Squid
18 3 (0.030%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 178 (1.81%) Ansible
2 77 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 68 (0.69%) Puppet
4 59 (0.60%) SCCM
4 59 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 57 (0.58%) Terraform
6 41 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (0.24%) Oozie
8 22 (0.22%) SCOM
9 20 (0.20%) Ambari
10 18 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 17 (0.17%) Automic
11 17 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
12 16 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 14 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (0.13%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.11%) Control-M
15 11 (0.11%) HP ALM
15 11 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3,402 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 1,512 (15.35%) Tableau
3 1,275 (12.94%) Oracle
4 1,253 (12.72%) SAP
5 401 (4.07%) Cognos
6 252 (2.56%) Informatica
7 241 (2.45%) Google
8 223 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
9 208 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 171 (1.74%) IBM
11 166 (1.68%) Talend
12 137 (1.39%) Alteryx
13 119 (1.21%) VMware
14 95 (0.96%) Adobe
15 86 (0.87%) New Relic
15 86 (0.87%) Teradata
15 86 (0.87%) Trend Micro
16 80 (0.81%) HP
17 73 (0.74%) Capita
18 68 (0.69%) Cloudera