Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 45 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 11413 10325 14036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.35% 5.52% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 6.18% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9050 8722 11737
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £77,500
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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 2017.

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 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 +8 10686 £50,000 - 758
UK excluding London +17 6730 £45,000 - 490
London -7 4373 £55,000 -8.33% 296
North of England +9 1701 £42,000 -1.18% 165
South East +14 1693 £50,000 - 102
South West +33 1122 £45,000 +0.56% 77
Midlands +9 1104 £40,000 -5.88% 64
North West +6 983 £40,000 -5.88% 79
West Midlands +13 801 £40,000 -4.76% 40
East of England -2 607 £45,000 -5.26% 49
Yorkshire +12 578 £42,500 -5.56% 70
Scotland +15 422 £45,000 -5.26% 25
East Midlands -4 297 £40,000 -11.11% 23
North East +47 134 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Wales +3 104 £40,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -21 28 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Channel Islands -1 1 £52,500 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5821 (51.00%) SQL
2 4392 (38.48%) Finance
3 4019 (35.21%) SQL Server
4 3331 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3224 (28.25%) Microsoft
6 2924 (25.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2897 (25.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2848 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
9 2574 (22.55%) SAP
10 2430 (21.29%) ETL
11 2314 (20.28%) Analytics
12 2216 (19.42%) Marketing
13 1965 (17.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1953 (17.11%) T-SQL
15 1809 (15.85%) Manufacturing
16 1783 (15.62%) Power BI
17 1734 (15.19%) Telecoms
18 1719 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
19 1672 (14.65%) Programme Management
19 1672 (14.65%) Digital Marketing
20 1658 (14.53%) Electronics
21 1654 (14.49%) Degree
22 1589 (13.92%) Tableau
23 1505 (13.19%) Data Modelling
24 1428 (12.51%) .NET
25 1380 (12.09%) Oracle
26 1347 (11.80%) C#
27 1200 (10.51%) Visualisation
28 1196 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
29 1158 (10.15%) Java

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
1 505 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 423 (3.71%) SAS
3 348 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 176 (1.54%) Apache
5 118 (1.03%) CMS
6 113 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 107 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 106 (0.93%) IIS
9 78 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 76 (0.67%) Mule
11 67 (0.59%) JBoss
12 56 (0.49%) Mule ESB
13 55 (0.48%) NetWeaver
14 51 (0.45%) Confluence
15 49 (0.43%) Apache Pig
16 42 (0.37%) WebSphere
17 41 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 40 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
19 35 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
19 35 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1032 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 377 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 204 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (1.09%) SPSS
5 102 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 88 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 74 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
8 65 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 64 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.17%) FileZilla
12 15 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 11 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
14 9 (0.079%) Camtasia
15 5 (0.044%) InVision
15 5 (0.044%) Moqups
15 5 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
16 4 (0.035%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.035%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 203 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 193 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 122 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 117 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 98 (0.86%) SAP BPC
6 76 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 55 (0.48%) SAP FI
8 52 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 52 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
9 51 (0.45%) SAP CO
9 51 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
10 49 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
11 40 (0.35%) SAP ERP
12 34 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 31 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
14 29 (0.25%) NetSuite
15 25 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
16 22 (0.19%) HFM
16 22 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
17 21 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1196 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 856 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 352 (3.08%) SaaS
4 209 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 139 (1.22%) Office 365
6 120 (1.05%) GitHub
7 119 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 112 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 104 (0.91%) PaaS
10 103 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
11 96 (0.84%) Google Analytics
12 95 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
13 85 (0.74%) IaaS
14 83 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 37 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.31%) Amazon S3
17 35 (0.31%) Google Play
18 27 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
19 25 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 130 (1.14%) Internet
2 104 (0.91%) Firewall
3 102 (0.89%) HTTP
4 90 (0.79%) SMS
5 72 (0.63%) Intranet
6 55 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 47 (0.41%) FTP
7 47 (0.41%) SSL
8 46 (0.40%) DNS
9 38 (0.33%) Network Security
9 38 (0.33%) VPN
10 36 (0.32%) LAN
11 35 (0.31%) WAN
12 34 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (0.27%) AMQP
14 23 (0.20%) LDAP
14 23 (0.20%) Skype
15 22 (0.19%) SAN
16 21 (0.18%) DHCP
17 19 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4019 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 3331 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2924 (25.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2897 (25.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1965 (17.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1783 (15.62%) Power BI
7 1111 (9.73%) QlikView
8 1076 (9.43%) Big Data
9 871 (7.63%) BusinessObjects
10 716 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 641 (5.62%) NoSQL
12 629 (5.51%) Hadoop
13 536 (4.70%) SQL Server 2014
14 518 (4.54%) SQL Server 2016
15 505 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 504 (4.42%) MySQL
17 428 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 426 (3.73%) OLAP
19 356 (3.12%) SAP BW
20 329 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 503 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 366 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 318 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 296 (2.59%) JIRA
5 198 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 160 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 131 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 127 (1.11%) JUnit
9 107 (0.94%) Subversion
10 84 (0.74%) Selenium
11 82 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 72 (0.63%) gulp
12 72 (0.63%) Maven
12 72 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 70 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 64 (0.56%) Toad
15 53 (0.46%) IntelliJ
16 52 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 52 (0.46%) ERwin
16 52 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4392 (38.48%) Finance
2 2216 (19.42%) Marketing
3 1809 (15.85%) Manufacturing
4 1734 (15.19%) Telecoms
5 1658 (14.53%) Electronics
6 796 (6.97%) Retail
7 764 (6.69%) Banking
8 566 (4.96%) Legal
9 367 (3.22%) Advertising
10 316 (2.77%) Retail Banking
11 305 (2.67%) Games
12 238 (2.09%) Investment Banking
13 152 (1.33%) Publishing
14 141 (1.24%) Front Office
15 129 (1.13%) Law
16 120 (1.05%) Financial Institution
17 90 (0.79%) Back Office
18 73 (0.64%) German Language
19 66 (0.58%) Billing
20 43 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4373 (38.32%) Developer
2 2203 (19.30%) Analyst
3 1834 (16.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1208 (10.58%) SQL Developer
5 987 (8.65%) Consultant
6 751 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 667 (5.84%) Architect
8 648 (5.68%) SQL BI Developer
9 514 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 501 (4.39%) Data Analyst
11 486 (4.26%) Senior Developer
12 480 (4.21%) Business Developer
13 476 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 476 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
14 392 (3.43%) SSIS Developer
15 382 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 382 (3.35%) SQL Server Developer
16 371 (3.25%) DBA
17 350 (3.07%) SSRS Developer
18 327 (2.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1428 (12.51%) .NET
2 901 (7.89%) HTML
3 726 (6.36%) CSS
4 681 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 537 (4.71%) Web Services
6 502 (4.40%) XML
7 429 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 382 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 381 (3.34%) REST
10 350 (3.07%) MDX
11 343 (3.01%) HTML5
12 310 (2.72%) jQuery
13 304 (2.66%) RESTful
14 296 (2.59%) JSON
15 269 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 262 (2.30%) Node.js
17 240 (2.10%) Spring
18 232 (2.03%) .NET Framework
19 213 (1.87%) SOAP
20 204 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1719 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 582 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 493 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 402 (3.52%) User Experience
5 254 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 208 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 195 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 193 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 159 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 152 (1.33%) Fintech
11 137 (1.20%) BBC
12 135 (1.18%) Replication
13 106 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 101 (0.88%) Clustering
15 95 (0.83%) Social Media
16 72 (0.63%) Credit Risk
17 70 (0.61%) NHS
18 67 (0.59%) FMCG
19 61 (0.53%) Data Centre
20 60 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 669 (5.86%) Windows
2 662 (5.80%) Linux
3 294 (2.58%) Unix
4 192 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 156 (1.37%) Android
5 156 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 91 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 60 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (0.46%) Debian
10 49 (0.43%) CentOS
11 36 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 30 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (0.25%) AIX
14 26 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.19%) Solaris
16 13 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.088%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2848 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2430 (21.29%) ETL
3 2314 (20.28%) Analytics
4 1672 (14.65%) Digital Marketing
4 1672 (14.65%) Programme Management
5 1505 (13.19%) Data Modelling
6 1200 (10.51%) Visualisation
7 908 (7.96%) Data Management
8 907 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 820 (7.18%) Scrum
10 787 (6.90%) Data Analysis
11 747 (6.55%) Data Visualisation
12 726 (6.36%) CRM
13 719 (6.30%) Project Management
14 664 (5.82%) MVC
15 643 (5.63%) SDLC
16 642 (5.63%) Mentoring
17 598 (5.24%) Data Analytics
18 585 (5.13%) ERP
19 554 (4.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5821 (51.00%) SQL
2 1953 (17.11%) T-SQL
3 1347 (11.80%) C#
4 1158 (10.15%) Java
5 1084 (9.50%) JavaScript
6 984 (8.62%) Python
7 401 (3.51%) R
8 364 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 295 (2.58%) PowerShell
10 294 (2.58%) VBA
11 292 (2.56%) Ruby
12 290 (2.54%) C++
13 266 (2.33%) PHP
14 187 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 161 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 155 (1.36%) VB
17 153 (1.34%) Scala
18 141 (1.24%) C
19 103 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 91 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1654 (14.49%) Degree
2 349 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 297 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 192 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 173 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 86 (0.75%) PhD
7 84 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 73 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 63 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 63 (0.55%) ISEB
10 59 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 51 (0.45%) MCSE
12 47 (0.41%) CISM
13 44 (0.39%) CISSP
13 44 (0.39%) ISTQB
14 41 (0.36%) PMP
15 39 (0.34%) MCITP
16 38 (0.33%) MCSA
17 34 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 31 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 611 (5.35%) Data Quality
2 443 (3.88%) QA
3 151 (1.32%) SLA
4 126 (1.10%) GDPR
5 64 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 61 (0.53%) PMO
7 58 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 53 (0.46%) GCP
9 22 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 21 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.17%) COBIT
12 15 (0.13%) IFRS
13 11 (0.096%) RMADS
13 11 (0.096%) SEPA
14 10 (0.088%) Basel III
15 9 (0.079%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.061%) TARGET2
18 6 (0.053%) EMIR
18 6 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 234 (2.05%) Docker
2 204 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 70 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.36%) HDFS
6 26 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.14%) XenApp
10 15 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.096%) Cronacle
12 11 (0.096%) KVM
13 10 (0.088%) XenServer
14 9 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.070%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.070%) vSphere
16 7 (0.061%) Varnish
17 6 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 152 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 149 (1.31%) Ansible
3 144 (1.26%) Puppet
4 117 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 58 (0.51%) Terraform
6 55 (0.48%) SCCM
7 34 (0.30%) Oozie
7 34 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 28 (0.25%) SCOM
9 27 (0.24%) Mesos
9 27 (0.24%) Packer
10 21 (0.18%) Nagios
11 20 (0.18%) Grafana
11 20 (0.18%) Kibana
12 18 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (0.15%) logstash
13 17 (0.15%) SCVMM
14 15 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
14 15 (0.13%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3224 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 2574 (22.55%) SAP
3 1589 (13.92%) Tableau
4 1380 (12.09%) Oracle
5 637 (5.58%) Cognos
6 375 (3.29%) Google
7 329 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
8 323 (2.83%) Informatica
9 265 (2.32%) IBM
10 193 (1.69%) Teradata
11 183 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 142 (1.24%) VMware
13 133 (1.17%) Adobe
14 131 (1.15%) Talend
15 109 (0.96%) Apple
16 103 (0.90%) Alteryx
17 96 (0.84%) Hyperion
18 76 (0.67%) HP
18 76 (0.67%) TIBCO
19 71 (0.62%) Cisco