Business Intelligence (BI)
UK

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 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 51 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,583 5,460 9,593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.52% 5.57% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 5.82% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,542 3,621 5,914
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £86,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.89%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,719 93,735 157,244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 84.61% 95.58% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60,185 55,235 82,763
10th Percentile £29,250 £34,000 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +9.38%

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 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 19 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 2024. 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
Jobs
England +3 4,074 £55,000 -4.35% 1,394
UK excluding London +6 3,040 £50,000 - 967
Work from Home +2 1,982 £55,500 +0.91% 678
London +4 1,319 £67,500 - 627
North of England +12 832 £50,000 -0.47% 220
South East +4 649 £52,500 - 336
Midlands +7 627 £52,500 +15.10% 147
West Midlands +8 472 £55,000 +22.22% 88
North West +33 461 £50,000 - 133
South West -12 344 £50,000 -4.76% 104
Yorkshire -6 259 £50,000 -8.99% 64
East of England +69 255 £48,500 -7.62% 76
Scotland -28 226 £55,000 +15.28% 54
East Midlands -2 147 £45,000 -2.70% 58
North East +4 112 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Northern Ireland +39 54 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Wales -6 52 £55,000 +37.50% 30
Isle of Man - 3 £59,250 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 374 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.03%) SAS
3 68 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 58 (1.27%) Confluence
5 47 (1.03%) Microsoft Exchange
6 41 (0.89%) Apache
7 33 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
7 33 (0.72%) IIS
8 21 (0.46%) WordPress
9 18 (0.39%) CMS
9 18 (0.39%) nginx
10 12 (0.26%) Drupal
11 11 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.11%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.065%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.065%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.065%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 845 (18.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 235 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 145 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 34 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.68%) SPSS
7 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.28%) Trello
9 8 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.13%) OrCAD
10 6 (0.13%) UserZoom
11 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.087%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.087%) Simulink
12 4 (0.087%) Sketch
13 3 (0.065%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.065%) Autodesk Inventor
13 3 (0.065%) InVision
13 3 (0.065%) Oracle Smart View
14 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 190 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.41%) Primavera
5 18 (0.39%) Infor SunSystems
6 17 (0.37%) Elite 3E
7 16 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.35%) SAP BPC
8 15 (0.33%) iTrent
9 14 (0.31%) Aladdin
10 13 (0.28%) SAP Business One
11 11 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
12 8 (0.17%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 6 (0.13%) Maximo
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.13%) SAP PLM
13 6 (0.13%) Teamcenter
14 5 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3,009 (65.66%) Power Platform
2 1,463 (31.92%) Azure
3 490 (10.69%) PowerApps
4 435 (9.49%) Power Automate
5 419 (9.14%) AWS
6 393 (8.58%) Microsoft 365
7 356 (7.77%) Dynamics 365
8 268 (5.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 191 (4.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 175 (3.82%) Azure DevOps
11 150 (3.27%) GCP
12 132 (2.88%) Snowflake
13 120 (2.62%) SaaS
14 87 (1.90%) Serverless
15 64 (1.40%) Google Analytics
16 63 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
17 62 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
18 56 (1.22%) GitHub
19 46 (1.00%) Entra ID
20 43 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.75%) Broadband
2 55 (1.20%) DNS
3 47 (1.03%) Firewall
4 38 (0.83%) Internet
5 34 (0.74%) Network Security
6 33 (0.72%) Intranet
7 26 (0.57%) DHCP
7 26 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 23 (0.50%) HTTP
8 23 (0.50%) WAN
9 22 (0.48%) VPN
10 21 (0.46%) Wireless
11 18 (0.39%) DSL
12 17 (0.37%) LAN
12 17 (0.37%) MQTT
12 17 (0.37%) SSH
13 15 (0.33%) SAN
13 15 (0.33%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.28%) SNMP
15 12 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,974 (64.89%) Power BI
2 895 (19.53%) Data Warehouse
3 815 (17.78%) SQL Server
4 660 (14.40%) Tableau
5 485 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 365 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 316 (6.90%) Data Lake
8 189 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 187 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 183 (3.99%) Relational Database
11 155 (3.38%) Power Query
12 154 (3.36%) Big Data
13 112 (2.44%) Data Mining
14 91 (1.99%) Metadata
15 86 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
16 84 (1.83%) MySQL
17 80 (1.75%) MongoDB
18 75 (1.64%) Looker
19 71 (1.55%) NoSQL
20 67 (1.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 202 (4.41%) JIRA
2 149 (3.25%) Git
3 86 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 58 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 32 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 25 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 20 (0.44%) GitLab
8 17 (0.37%) Cypress.io
8 17 (0.37%) Subversion
9 15 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.17%) MSTest
12 8 (0.17%) RStudio
12 8 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.15%) Mocha
14 6 (0.13%) Maven
15 5 (0.11%) IntelliJ
16 4 (0.087%) ERwin
16 4 (0.087%) Toad
General
1 1,582 (34.52%) Social Skills
2 1,471 (32.10%) Finance
3 1,027 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
4 507 (11.06%) Marketing
5 488 (10.65%) Public Sector
6 388 (8.47%) Retail
7 331 (7.22%) Manufacturing
8 279 (6.09%) Legal
9 269 (5.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 209 (4.56%) Law
11 206 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
12 203 (4.43%) Telecoms
13 185 (4.04%) Banking
14 173 (3.77%) Electronics
15 80 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
16 63 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 57 (1.24%) Local Government
18 56 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
19 47 (1.03%) Investment Banking
20 45 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 983 (21.45%) Analyst
2 898 (19.59%) Developer
3 543 (11.85%) Senior
4 376 (8.20%) Data Analyst
5 371 (8.10%) Lead
6 339 (7.40%) Data Engineer
7 310 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 288 (6.28%) Architect
9 255 (5.56%) Consultant
10 209 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 148 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
12 145 (3.16%) Power BI Developer
12 145 (3.16%) Senior Developer
13 140 (3.05%) DBA
14 128 (2.79%) Data Architect
15 122 (2.66%) Data Manager
16 116 (2.53%) Power Platform Developer
17 107 (2.33%) SQL DBA
18 102 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 99 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (5.21%) .NET
2 190 (4.15%) HTML
3 150 (3.27%) CSS
4 103 (2.25%) React
5 83 (1.81%) .NET Framework
5 83 (1.81%) AngularJS
6 80 (1.75%) REST
7 74 (1.61%) JSON
8 65 (1.42%) ASP.NET
9 64 (1.40%) XML
10 54 (1.18%) Entity Framework
11 53 (1.16%) HTML5 Canvas
11 53 (1.16%) Web Services
12 51 (1.11%) Node.js
12 51 (1.11%) PySpark
13 50 (1.09%) Kafka
14 43 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (0.92%) .NET Core
15 42 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 279 (6.09%) Management Information System
2 174 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
3 133 (2.90%) Onboarding
4 119 (2.60%) Product Ownership
5 77 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 66 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 65 (1.42%) Cloud Native
7 65 (1.42%) NHS
8 63 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.29%) IoT
10 57 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
11 49 (1.07%) Low-Code
12 45 (0.98%) PMI
13 42 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 38 (0.83%) Public Cloud
15 34 (0.74%) FMCG
16 33 (0.72%) Taxonomies
17 28 (0.61%) Driving Licence
17 28 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
18 26 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 218 (4.76%) Windows
2 116 (2.53%) Linux
3 78 (1.70%) VMS
4 39 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.50%) Unix
6 20 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.22%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.087%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.065%) Android
11 3 (0.065%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.044%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.022%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.022%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,270 (27.71%) Analytics
2 917 (20.01%) Visualisation
3 845 (18.44%) Agile
4 838 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
5 767 (16.74%) ETL
6 742 (16.19%) Data Modelling
7 698 (15.23%) Data Analysis
8 610 (13.31%) Data Visualisation
9 557 (12.15%) Decision-Making
10 484 (10.56%) Data Analytics
11 466 (10.17%) Data Science
11 466 (10.17%) Machine Learning
12 426 (9.30%) Artificial Intelligence
13 419 (9.14%) DevOps
14 418 (9.12%) Data Governance
15 402 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 393 (8.58%) Data Management
17 391 (8.53%) Roadmaps
18 386 (8.42%) Migration
19 383 (8.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2,211 (48.24%) SQL
2 830 (18.11%) Python
3 403 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 334 (7.29%) C#
5 317 (6.92%) JavaScript
6 251 (5.48%) Data Analysis Expressions
7 204 (4.45%) R
8 157 (3.43%) Java
9 121 (2.64%) PowerShell
10 113 (2.47%) TypeScript
11 79 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 75 (1.64%) VBA
13 50 (1.09%) C
14 48 (1.05%) C++
15 44 (0.96%) Scala
16 39 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 37 (0.81%) PHP
18 25 (0.55%) Go
19 24 (0.52%) VB
20 23 (0.50%) Bash
Qualifications
1 934 (20.38%) Degree
2 243 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 163 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 162 (3.53%) DBS Check
6 134 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 110 (2.40%) Master's Degree
8 59 (1.29%) Azure Certification
9 51 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 42 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
11 30 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 29 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 25 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (0.52%) CISSP
15 19 (0.41%) CIMA
16 16 (0.35%) CRISC
16 16 (0.35%) PhD
17 15 (0.33%) CISM
17 15 (0.33%) MBA
18 14 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (8.60%) Data Quality
2 189 (4.12%) GDPR
3 114 (2.49%) QA
4 58 (1.27%) Accessibility
5 44 (0.96%) SLA
6 42 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 28 (0.61%) PMO
9 21 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
10 13 (0.28%) COBIT
10 13 (0.28%) NIST
11 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.24%) California Consumer Privacy Act
13 9 (0.20%) GRC
14 5 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.087%) IEC 61131
15 4 (0.087%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.087%) JTAG
15 4 (0.087%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 97 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 81 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
3 60 (1.31%) Docker
4 41 (0.89%) Firmware
5 21 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.31%) Embedded Firmware
7 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.13%) vSphere
9 3 (0.065%) NFS
10 2 (0.044%) HDFS
11 1 (0.022%) KVM
11 1 (0.022%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.022%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 64 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 60 (1.31%) Terraform
3 21 (0.46%) Ansible
4 13 (0.28%) Grafana
4 13 (0.28%) WMI
5 11 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.15%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.13%) Opsgenie
7 6 (0.13%) VxRail
7 6 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.087%) Kibana
10 3 (0.065%) Podman
10 3 (0.065%) SCCM
11 2 (0.044%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.044%) Foglight
12 1 (0.022%) Consul
12 1 (0.022%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,742 (38.01%) Microsoft
2 331 (7.22%) SAP
3 277 (6.04%) Oracle
4 261 (5.69%) Databricks
5 172 (3.75%) Google
6 90 (1.96%) Alteryx
7 74 (1.61%) Salesforce
8 54 (1.18%) Cognos
9 41 (0.89%) VMware
10 39 (0.85%) IFS
11 33 (0.72%) Informatica
12 31 (0.68%) Adobe
13 27 (0.59%) Cisco
14 25 (0.55%) IBM
14 25 (0.55%) iManage
15 21 (0.46%) Aderant
16 20 (0.44%) Sophos
16 20 (0.44%) Sybase
17 18 (0.39%) Infor
18 17 (0.37%) Facebook