Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11374 10738 13840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 5.61% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 6.29% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 9005 11529
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +2.27%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +6.25%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 +6 10679 £50,000 - 474
UK excluding London +16 6625 £44,500 -1.11% 285
London -6 4468 £56,500 -5.83% 199
North of England +10 1685 £42,500 - 92
South East +15 1641 £48,000 -4.00% 74
South West +27 1116 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands +3 1066 £41,500 -2.35% 50
North West +13 1001 £40,000 -5.88% 46
West Midlands +5 744 £40,000 -3.23% 40
East of England -2 623 £42,500 -5.56% 34
Yorkshire +2 562 £42,500 -3.44% 41
Scotland +11 424 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East Midlands -1 313 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North East +38 115 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Wales +4 88 £40,000 +0.63% 1
Northern Ireland -23 26 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 5730 (50.38%) SQL
2 4523 (39.77%) Finance
3 3884 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 3233 (28.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3135 (27.56%) Microsoft
6 2903 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2841 (24.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2763 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2715 (23.87%) SAP
10 2378 (20.91%) Marketing
11 2314 (20.34%) ETL
12 2306 (20.27%) Analytics
13 1955 (17.19%) Manufacturing
14 1922 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1898 (16.69%) Telecoms
16 1881 (16.54%) T-SQL
17 1826 (16.05%) Programme Management
18 1824 (16.04%) Digital Marketing
19 1807 (15.89%) Electronics
20 1727 (15.18%) Degree
21 1726 (15.17%) Power BI
22 1652 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
23 1564 (13.75%) Tableau
24 1509 (13.27%) .NET
25 1463 (12.86%) Data Modelling
26 1415 (12.44%) Oracle
27 1381 (12.14%) C#
28 1248 (10.97%) Java
29 1188 (10.44%) Visualisation
30 1183 (10.40%) JavaScript

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
1 482 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 446 (3.92%) SAS
3 347 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 194 (1.71%) Apache
5 138 (1.21%) CMS
6 126 (1.11%) IIS
7 125 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 107 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 83 (0.73%) Mule
10 75 (0.66%) JBoss
11 64 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 64 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 62 (0.55%) Confluence
13 60 (0.53%) Mule ESB
14 58 (0.51%) NetWeaver
15 47 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 46 (0.40%) Apache Pig
17 40 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
18 38 (0.33%) Drupal
18 38 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1027 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 348 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 194 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 137 (1.20%) SPSS
5 128 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 73 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 60 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
9 57 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 32 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 30 (0.26%) FileZilla
12 12 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
14 9 (0.079%) Camtasia
15 8 (0.070%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.062%) Moqups
17 5 (0.044%) InVision
17 5 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
18 4 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
19 3 (0.026%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 185 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 183 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 134 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 116 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 95 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 90 (0.79%) SAP BPC
7 57 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 46 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 45 (0.40%) SAP ERP
9 45 (0.40%) SAP FI
10 44 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
11 43 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 43 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 35 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
12 35 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
13 25 (0.22%) NetSuite
13 25 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
14 23 (0.20%) SAP GRC
15 22 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
16 21 (0.18%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1178 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 883 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 364 (3.20%) SaaS
4 232 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 126 (1.11%) Office 365
6 120 (1.06%) GitHub
7 116 (1.02%) Google Analytics
8 115 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
9 104 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 104 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
10 103 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 99 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
12 86 (0.76%) IaaS
13 80 (0.70%) PaaS
14 46 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 39 (0.34%) Google Play
16 37 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
17 32 (0.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 30 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
19 27 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 121 (1.06%) Internet
2 104 (0.91%) HTTP
3 89 (0.78%) Firewall
4 75 (0.66%) SMS
5 70 (0.62%) Intranet
6 63 (0.55%) FTP
7 53 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 48 (0.42%) DNS
9 46 (0.40%) SSL
10 38 (0.33%) WAN
11 37 (0.33%) VPN
12 36 (0.32%) LAN
13 34 (0.30%) AMQP
14 32 (0.28%) Network Security
15 30 (0.26%) SMTP
16 26 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (0.22%) LDAP
18 24 (0.21%) DHCP
19 19 (0.17%) SAN
19 19 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3884 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 3233 (28.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2841 (24.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2763 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1922 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1726 (15.17%) Power BI
7 1162 (10.22%) Big Data
8 1065 (9.36%) QlikView
9 879 (7.73%) BusinessObjects
10 794 (6.98%) Relational Database
11 664 (5.84%) Hadoop
12 660 (5.80%) NoSQL
13 584 (5.13%) MySQL
14 512 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 506 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 484 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
17 472 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
18 422 (3.71%) OLAP
19 367 (3.23%) SAP BW
20 335 (2.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 537 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 372 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 319 (2.80%) JIRA
4 314 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 198 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 156 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 154 (1.35%) JUnit
8 142 (1.25%) Subversion
9 118 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
10 95 (0.84%) Selenium
11 88 (0.77%) TeamCity
12 81 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 78 (0.69%) Maven
14 70 (0.62%) Eclipse
15 66 (0.58%) IntelliJ
16 63 (0.55%) gulp
17 61 (0.54%) Toad
18 58 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
19 54 (0.47%) Cucumber
20 48 (0.42%) Grunt
General
1 4523 (39.77%) Finance
2 2378 (20.91%) Marketing
3 1955 (17.19%) Manufacturing
4 1898 (16.69%) Telecoms
5 1807 (15.89%) Electronics
6 1059 (9.31%) Retail
7 757 (6.66%) Banking
8 668 (5.87%) Legal
9 311 (2.73%) Retail Banking
10 308 (2.71%) Games
11 269 (2.37%) Advertising
12 245 (2.15%) Investment Banking
13 149 (1.31%) Front Office
14 141 (1.24%) Publishing
15 119 (1.05%) Law
16 117 (1.03%) Financial Institution
17 97 (0.85%) Back Office
18 70 (0.62%) Billing
19 64 (0.56%) German Language
19 64 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4425 (38.90%) Developer
2 2182 (19.18%) Analyst
3 1774 (15.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1176 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 1016 (8.93%) Consultant
6 743 (6.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 634 (5.57%) Architect
8 617 (5.42%) SQL BI Developer
9 560 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 505 (4.44%) Business Analyst
11 496 (4.36%) .NET Developer
12 494 (4.34%) SQL Analyst
13 463 (4.07%) Data Analyst
14 424 (3.73%) Business Developer
15 389 (3.42%) SSIS Developer
16 358 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 352 (3.09%) DBA
18 347 (3.05%) C# Developer
18 347 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
19 327 (2.87%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1509 (13.27%) .NET
2 1029 (9.05%) HTML
3 843 (7.41%) CSS
4 692 (6.08%) ASP.NET
5 602 (5.29%) Web Services
6 572 (5.03%) XML
7 435 (3.82%) AngularJS
8 382 (3.36%) REST
9 381 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 381 (3.35%) HTML5
9 381 (3.35%) MDX
10 361 (3.17%) jQuery
11 341 (3.00%) JSON
12 310 (2.73%) RESTful
13 285 (2.51%) Node.js
14 261 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 250 (2.20%) Spring
16 239 (2.10%) SOAP
17 236 (2.07%) .NET Framework
18 207 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1652 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 583 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 515 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 393 (3.46%) User Experience
5 245 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 210 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 193 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 177 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 163 (1.43%) Fintech
10 150 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 126 (1.11%) BBC
12 113 (0.99%) Replication
12 113 (0.99%) Social Media
13 88 (0.77%) Clustering
14 72 (0.63%) FMCG
15 70 (0.62%) Credit Risk
16 62 (0.55%) Virtual Team
17 60 (0.53%) NHS
18 59 (0.52%) Public Cloud
19 57 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 773 (6.80%) Linux
2 686 (6.03%) Windows
3 307 (2.70%) Unix
4 197 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 177 (1.56%) Android
6 172 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 92 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 54 (0.47%) Debian
11 51 (0.45%) CentOS
12 40 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 31 (0.27%) Solaris
15 24 (0.21%) AIX
16 19 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.079%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2903 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2314 (20.34%) ETL
3 2306 (20.27%) Analytics
4 1826 (16.05%) Programme Management
5 1824 (16.04%) Digital Marketing
6 1463 (12.86%) Data Modelling
7 1188 (10.44%) Visualisation
8 876 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 874 (7.68%) Scrum
10 849 (7.46%) Data Management
11 818 (7.19%) Data Analysis
12 769 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
13 718 (6.31%) Project Management
14 714 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 705 (6.20%) MVC
16 651 (5.72%) CRM
17 591 (5.20%) ERP
18 586 (5.15%) Data Analytics
19 572 (5.03%) SDLC
20 554 (4.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5730 (50.38%) SQL
2 1881 (16.54%) T-SQL
3 1381 (12.14%) C#
4 1248 (10.97%) Java
5 1183 (10.40%) JavaScript
6 984 (8.65%) Python
7 420 (3.69%) R
8 363 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 318 (2.80%) PHP
10 308 (2.71%) C++
11 293 (2.58%) VBA
12 286 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 286 (2.51%) Ruby
13 209 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 176 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 174 (1.53%) VB
16 167 (1.47%) Scala
17 155 (1.36%) C
18 113 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 99 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1727 (15.18%) Degree
2 333 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 332 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 190 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 164 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 90 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
7 78 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 78 (0.69%) PhD
8 64 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 62 (0.55%) ISEB
10 54 (0.47%) MCSE
11 44 (0.39%) CISM
11 44 (0.39%) MCITP
12 43 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 42 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 40 (0.35%) CISSP
15 36 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (0.32%) MCSA
16 34 (0.30%) PMP
17 32 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 417 (3.67%) QA
3 132 (1.16%) SLA
4 104 (0.91%) GDPR
5 61 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 54 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (0.46%) PMO
8 51 (0.45%) GCP
9 20 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 20 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.12%) COBIT
11 13 (0.11%) IFRS
12 11 (0.097%) RMADS
13 10 (0.088%) SEPA
14 9 (0.079%) Basel III
15 8 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
16 6 (0.053%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.044%) NEBOSH
17 5 (0.044%) TARGET2
System Software
1 255 (2.24%) Docker
2 208 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 66 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.37%) HDFS
6 27 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 26 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.16%) XenApp
10 17 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (0.14%) KVM
12 13 (0.11%) Varnish
12 13 (0.11%) XenServer
13 12 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.097%) BitLocker
14 11 (0.097%) Cronacle
14 11 (0.097%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 172 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 170 (1.49%) Ansible
3 169 (1.49%) Puppet
4 131 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 68 (0.60%) Terraform
6 44 (0.39%) SCCM
7 40 (0.35%) Kibana
8 38 (0.33%) Packer
9 34 (0.30%) Oozie
10 33 (0.29%) Mesos
11 32 (0.28%) logstash
12 27 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 26 (0.23%) Grafana
14 22 (0.19%) SCOM
15 19 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (0.17%) Nagios
16 18 (0.16%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.15%) linkerd
17 17 (0.15%) Prometheus
17 17 (0.15%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3135 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 2715 (23.87%) SAP
3 1564 (13.75%) Tableau
4 1415 (12.44%) Oracle
5 592 (5.20%) Cognos
6 406 (3.57%) Google
7 354 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
8 297 (2.61%) Informatica
9 265 (2.33%) IBM
10 186 (1.64%) Teradata
11 163 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 138 (1.21%) VMware
13 128 (1.13%) Adobe
14 119 (1.05%) Apple
15 118 (1.04%) Talend
16 104 (0.91%) Hyperion
17 99 (0.87%) Alteryx
18 83 (0.73%) TIBCO
19 76 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
20 73 (0.64%) Cisco