Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 37 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,805 8,355 9,260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.67% 5.95% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 6.46% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,613 7,489 8,126
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 45,760 129,361 153,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.55% 92.20% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37,143 101,511 122,548
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 18 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 21 September 2020. 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 2,561 £55,000 +10.00% 494
UK excluding London -5 1,446 £47,500 +5.56% 368
London -7 1,214 £62,500 +4.17% 171
North of England -9 367 £47,000 +10.59% 114
South East -2 345 £52,500 +5.00% 78
Work from Home -1 325 £50,000 -9.09% 65
Midlands +4 259 £47,500 +5.56% 67
South West +2 245 £46,750 -1.58% 29
North West -7 224 £47,500 +5.56% 78
West Midlands +7 183 £50,000 +17.65% 42
Yorkshire +17 115 £45,000 +5.88% 27
East of England -6 81 £45,000 - 31
Scotland -10 77 £42,500 -5.56% 28
East Midlands -10 76 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Wales +3 49 £45,000 +18.42% 8
North East +1 28 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Northern Ireland +28 17 £32,500 - 13
Channel Islands - 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 1,451 (51.73%) SQL
2 1,203 (42.89%) Power Platform
3 1,196 (42.64%) Power BI
4 880 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
5 861 (30.70%) Microsoft
6 858 (30.59%) Azure
7 856 (30.52%) Finance
8 814 (29.02%) SQL Server
9 770 (27.45%) Analytics
10 711 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
11 628 (22.39%) ETL
12 608 (21.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 559 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 507 (18.07%) Data Modelling
15 484 (17.25%) Tableau
16 478 (17.04%) Visualisation
17 473 (16.86%) Python
18 469 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
19 438 (15.61%) SAP
20 393 (14.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 371 (13.23%) Marketing
22 362 (12.91%) .NET
23 349 (12.44%) AWS
24 321 (11.44%) Degree
25 317 (11.30%) Manufacturing
26 312 (11.12%) T-SQL
27 292 (10.41%) Data Lake
28 291 (10.37%) Big Data
29 290 (10.34%) C#
30 281 (10.02%) Public Sector

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
1 183 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 106 (3.78%) Apache Spark
3 65 (2.32%) SAS
4 63 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 58 (2.07%) Apache
6 35 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
7 34 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (0.93%) IIS
9 25 (0.89%) Confluence
10 20 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 16 (0.57%) CMS
12 16 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.32%) Apache Synapse
16 8 (0.29%) Jupyter
17 7 (0.25%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.25%) nginx
17 7 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 222 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.29%) SPSS
7 7 (0.25%) Figma
8 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.071%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.071%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.036%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 126 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.68%) SAP GTS
4 16 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.53%) Maximo
5 15 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 10 (0.36%) SAP BPC
9 10 (0.36%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.18%) Elite 3E
12 5 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,203 (42.89%) Power Platform
2 858 (30.59%) Azure
3 349 (12.44%) AWS
4 184 (6.56%) GCP
5 171 (6.10%) Azure Data Factory
5 171 (6.10%) Dynamics 365
6 141 (5.03%) Office 365
7 138 (4.92%) SaaS
8 111 (3.96%) PowerApps
9 72 (2.57%) PaaS
10 42 (1.50%) IaaS
11 35 (1.25%) Amazon S3
12 34 (1.21%) Google Analytics
13 32 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
14 28 (1.00%) Serverless
15 25 (0.89%) Power Automate
16 19 (0.68%) Azure Stack
17 18 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
17 18 (0.64%) Logic Apps
18 17 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.75%) Firewall
2 46 (1.64%) Internet
3 16 (0.57%) Skype
4 15 (0.53%) WAN
5 12 (0.43%) LAN
6 11 (0.39%) Intranet
7 10 (0.36%) DNS
8 9 (0.32%) SAN
9 8 (0.29%) VoIP
10 7 (0.25%) VPN
11 6 (0.21%) Broadband
11 6 (0.21%) DHCP
11 6 (0.21%) Network Security
11 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.18%) NAS
13 4 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.14%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.14%) Wireless
14 3 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,196 (42.64%) Power BI
2 880 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
3 814 (29.02%) SQL Server
4 608 (21.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 559 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 393 (14.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 292 (10.41%) Data Lake
8 291 (10.37%) Big Data
9 168 (5.99%) BusinessObjects
10 149 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 146 (5.20%) Relational Database
11 146 (5.20%) Snowflake Schema
12 120 (4.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 115 (4.10%) Looker
14 112 (3.99%) QlikView
15 105 (3.74%) MySQL
16 102 (3.64%) Hadoop
17 96 (3.42%) OLAP
18 93 (3.32%) BigQuery
18 93 (3.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 153 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 88 (3.14%) JIRA
2 88 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 48 (1.71%) Selenium
4 38 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 21 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.64%) SpecFlow
8 17 (0.61%) Cypress.io
9 16 (0.57%) NUnit
10 15 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.46%) ERwin
12 13 (0.46%) Visual Studio Code
13 11 (0.39%) GitLab
14 10 (0.36%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.32%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
17 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 856 (30.52%) Finance
2 371 (13.23%) Marketing
3 317 (11.30%) Manufacturing
4 281 (10.02%) Public Sector
5 273 (9.73%) Telecoms
6 240 (8.56%) Electronics
7 110 (3.92%) Retail
8 85 (3.03%) Legal
9 74 (2.64%) Law
10 72 (2.57%) Banking
11 33 (1.18%) Advertising
11 33 (1.18%) Local Government
12 30 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (1.03%) Back Office
14 16 (0.57%) Games
15 15 (0.53%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.43%) Front Office
17 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.29%) Automotive
19 5 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 922 (32.87%) Developer
2 520 (18.54%) Analyst
3 421 (15.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 301 (10.73%) Data Engineer
5 217 (7.74%) Architect
6 205 (7.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 180 (6.42%) SQL Developer
8 178 (6.35%) Consultant
9 159 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 152 (5.42%) Data Analyst
11 103 (3.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 97 (3.46%) Business Developer
13 95 (3.39%) Power BI Developer
14 91 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
15 88 (3.14%) SQL BI Developer
16 78 (2.78%) Business Analyst
17 76 (2.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 74 (2.64%) Data Architect
19 72 (2.57%) Azure Developer
20 69 (2.46%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (12.91%) .NET
2 134 (4.78%) HTML
3 119 (4.24%) CSS
4 109 (3.89%) ASP.NET
5 94 (3.35%) AngularJS
6 87 (3.10%) Web Services
7 86 (3.07%) REST
8 82 (2.92%) Kafka
9 77 (2.75%) .NET Core
10 75 (2.67%) J2EE
10 75 (2.67%) React
11 63 (2.25%) XML
12 62 (2.21%) .NET Framework
13 56 (2.00%) MDX
14 54 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (1.64%) JSON
16 43 (1.53%) HTML5
17 42 (1.50%) Node.js
18 40 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 469 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 88 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 71 (2.53%) User Experience
6 52 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 44 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 38 (1.35%) NHS
10 37 (1.32%) Clustering
11 36 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
12 32 (1.14%) Reinsurance
13 31 (1.11%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.75%) Blog
15 21 (0.75%) Social Media
16 19 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.68%) Replication
17 18 (0.64%) Internet of Things
18 17 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 136 (4.85%) Windows
2 99 (3.53%) Linux
3 48 (1.71%) Unix
4 36 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 27 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 18 (0.64%) Android
7 16 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.39%) CentOS
8 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.18%) Solaris
9 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.11%) Debian
11 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.036%) AIX
13 1 (0.036%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (27.45%) Analytics
2 711 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (22.39%) ETL
4 507 (18.07%) Data Modelling
5 478 (17.04%) Visualisation
6 280 (9.98%) Data Visualisation
7 259 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
8 253 (9.02%) Programme Management
9 252 (8.98%) CRM
10 249 (8.88%) DevOps
11 245 (8.73%) Digital Marketing
12 244 (8.70%) Data Analysis
13 234 (8.34%) Data Analytics
14 215 (7.66%) Data Science
15 208 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 202 (7.20%) Data Management
17 182 (6.49%) Migration
18 180 (6.42%) Data Engineering
19 178 (6.35%) Scrum
20 163 (5.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,451 (51.73%) SQL
2 473 (16.86%) Python
3 312 (11.12%) T-SQL
4 290 (10.34%) C#
5 245 (8.73%) Java
6 237 (8.45%) JavaScript
7 140 (4.99%) R
8 102 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 81 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 58 (2.07%) Scala
11 50 (1.78%) C
12 49 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 37 (1.32%) C++
13 37 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 35 (1.25%) VBA
15 29 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 26 (0.93%) VB.NET
17 23 (0.82%) Apex Code
18 20 (0.71%) PHP
19 18 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 321 (11.44%) Degree
2 88 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.07%) SANS
7 17 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.53%) ISEB
9 13 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.43%) MCSA
10 12 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 11 (0.39%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.29%) APMP
13 8 (0.29%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.25%) MCP
14 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 106 (3.78%) QA
3 61 (2.17%) GDPR
4 26 (0.93%) SLA
5 20 (0.71%) PMO
6 19 (0.68%) COBIT
7 13 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.18%) IFRS
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.11%) SEPA
10 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.071%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.036%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 79 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 66 (2.35%) Docker
3 21 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.53%) HDFS
6 13 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.25%) XenApp
8 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.071%) NFS
10 2 (0.071%) Samba
10 2 (0.071%) Squid
10 2 (0.071%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.036%) Firmware
11 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.036%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.036%) vSphere
11 1 (0.036%) zsh
Systems Management
1 43 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 26 (0.93%) QRadar
3 24 (0.86%) Terraform
4 19 (0.68%) Puppet
5 14 (0.50%) Ansible
6 12 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.32%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.29%) Kibana
9 8 (0.29%) SCCM
10 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.11%) Rancher
13 2 (0.071%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.071%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.071%) SCSM
Vendors
1 861 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 484 (17.25%) Tableau
3 438 (15.61%) SAP
4 275 (9.80%) Oracle
5 131 (4.67%) Google
6 124 (4.42%) Databricks
7 74 (2.64%) IBM
8 66 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (1.60%) Cognos
10 39 (1.39%) Informatica
11 38 (1.35%) Alteryx
11 38 (1.35%) Splunk
12 37 (1.32%) Cisco
13 36 (1.28%) Talend
14 32 (1.14%) VMware
15 31 (1.11%) CyberArk
16 29 (1.03%) Thycotic
17 28 (1.00%) CheckPoint
18 27 (0.96%) Palo Alto
18 27 (0.96%) Teradata