Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 7,848 3,726 6,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 5.89% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 6.32% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,814 3,220 5,788
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,427
25th Percentile £41,863 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 -1 7,011 £55,000 - 1,116
UK excluding London +8 4,015 £47,500 - 705
London -8 3,127 £65,000 - 471
Work from Home +4 1,712 £55,000 +4.76% 304
North of England +1 1,050 £45,000 - 156
South East +7 965 £52,500 +5.00% 197
Midlands +16 796 £50,000 +11.11% 127
South West +10 583 £45,000 -5.26% 75
West Midlands +23 558 £52,500 +10.53% 87
North West -11 512 £47,500 - 93
Yorkshire +7 475 £45,000 - 49
East of England +18 320 £42,500 -11.92% 80
East Midlands +14 237 £47,500 +15.40% 40
Scotland -2 215 £48,000 - 54
Wales -21 90 £42,000 - 16
North East +3 63 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Northern Ireland -21 19 £45,000 +38.46% 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 4,303 (54.83%) SQL
2 3,799 (48.41%) Power Platform
3 3,771 (48.05%) Power BI
4 3,039 (38.72%) Analytics
5 2,368 (30.17%) Azure
6 2,260 (28.80%) Finance
7 2,162 (27.55%) Microsoft
8 2,138 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2,131 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
10 2,070 (26.38%) Social Skills
11 1,789 (22.80%) ETL
12 1,777 (22.64%) SQL Server
13 1,760 (22.43%) Visualisation
14 1,685 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
15 1,546 (19.70%) Python
16 1,545 (19.69%) Data Modelling
17 1,371 (17.47%) Tableau
18 1,317 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 1,206 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
20 1,146 (14.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 1,140 (14.53%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,125 (14.33%) AWS
23 1,098 (13.99%) DevOps
24 1,027 (13.09%) Data Analysis
25 994 (12.67%) Data Visualisation
26 952 (12.13%) Data Science
27 925 (11.79%) Degree
28 882 (11.24%) Marketing
29 856 (10.91%) Data Analytics
30 845 (10.77%) Data Management

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
1 384 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 238 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 167 (2.13%) SAS
4 85 (1.08%) Confluence
5 80 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
6 75 (0.96%) Apache
7 71 (0.90%) CMS
8 61 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 49 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 35 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 32 (0.41%) WordPress
12 26 (0.33%) IIS
13 17 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 13 (0.17%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.17%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.15%) Jupyter
16 11 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.11%) NetWeaver
17 9 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,140 (14.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 282 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 154 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 54 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.25%) SPSS
8 14 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 13 (0.17%) Oracle Smart View
10 7 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (0.076%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.064%) Final Cut Pro
12 5 (0.064%) InVision
13 4 (0.051%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.051%) Sketch
14 3 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.025%) FileZilla
15 2 (0.025%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.013%) Houdini
16 1 (0.013%) Stata
Business Applications
1 156 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 70 (0.89%) NetSuite
4 56 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 54 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 43 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 43 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
7 39 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 36 (0.46%) SAP BPC
9 32 (0.41%) Maximo
10 27 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
11 23 (0.29%) FastStats
11 23 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 22 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
12 22 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
12 22 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
13 20 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
13 20 (0.25%) SAP SD
14 17 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3,799 (48.41%) Power Platform
2 2,368 (30.17%) Azure
3 1,125 (14.33%) AWS
4 640 (8.15%) Azure Data Factory
5 544 (6.93%) GCP
6 468 (5.96%) Microsoft 365
7 384 (4.89%) SaaS
8 343 (4.37%) PowerApps
9 293 (3.73%) Snowflake
10 272 (3.47%) Power Automate
11 252 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
12 251 (3.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 232 (2.96%) Serverless
14 192 (2.45%) GitHub
15 180 (2.29%) Google Analytics
16 158 (2.01%) PaaS
17 138 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
18 133 (1.69%) Amazon S3
19 88 (1.12%) dbt
19 88 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (0.93%) Firewall
2 44 (0.56%) Intranet
3 38 (0.48%) Internet
4 30 (0.38%) HTTP
5 26 (0.33%) Broadband
5 26 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 25 (0.32%) VPN
7 22 (0.28%) Network Security
7 22 (0.28%) Wireless
8 19 (0.24%) DNS
8 19 (0.24%) WAN
9 18 (0.23%) LAN
10 17 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 14 (0.18%) SSL
12 11 (0.14%) FTP
13 10 (0.13%) DHCP
14 8 (0.10%) ATM
14 8 (0.10%) Skype
14 8 (0.10%) SSH
14 8 (0.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,771 (48.05%) Power BI
2 2,138 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1,777 (22.64%) SQL Server
4 1,371 (17.47%) Tableau
5 1,317 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,146 (14.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 733 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 686 (8.74%) Big Data
9 684 (8.72%) Data Lake
10 464 (5.91%) Relational Database
11 361 (4.60%) NoSQL
12 341 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 338 (4.31%) MySQL
14 299 (3.81%) Looker
15 273 (3.48%) Hadoop
16 267 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
17 255 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
18 236 (3.01%) QlikView
19 234 (2.98%) MongoDB
20 225 (2.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 324 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 283 (3.61%) JIRA
3 190 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 149 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 139 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 105 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 65 (0.83%) Subversion
8 37 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
9 36 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 35 (0.45%) CircleCI
11 34 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
12 29 (0.37%) ERwin
13 28 (0.36%) GitLab
14 27 (0.34%) RStudio
14 27 (0.34%) Selenium
15 26 (0.33%) Cypress.io
16 25 (0.32%) TeamCity
16 25 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 23 (0.29%) Maven
17 23 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 2,260 (28.80%) Finance
2 2,070 (26.38%) Social Skills
3 1,685 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
4 882 (11.24%) Marketing
5 657 (8.37%) Public Sector
6 621 (7.91%) Manufacturing
7 589 (7.51%) Retail
8 511 (6.51%) Telecoms
9 454 (5.78%) Electronics
10 340 (4.33%) Legal
11 270 (3.44%) Organisational Skills
12 249 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
13 236 (3.01%) Banking
14 225 (2.87%) Law
15 149 (1.90%) Advertising
16 146 (1.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 137 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
18 126 (1.61%) Publishing
19 115 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
20 92 (1.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,797 (22.90%) Analyst
2 1,756 (22.38%) Developer
3 817 (10.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 798 (10.17%) Data Engineer
5 730 (9.30%) Data Analyst
6 519 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 462 (5.89%) Architect
8 374 (4.77%) Consultant
9 362 (4.61%) SQL Developer
10 277 (3.53%) Data Architect
11 247 (3.15%) Senior Developer
12 238 (3.03%) Business Analyst
13 234 (2.98%) Administrator
14 223 (2.84%) Power BI Developer
15 197 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
16 178 (2.27%) Data Manager
17 162 (2.06%) Software Engineer
18 155 (1.98%) DBA
19 148 (1.89%) Project Manager
20 147 (1.87%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (6.32%) .NET
2 327 (4.17%) React
3 226 (2.88%) HTML
4 199 (2.54%) Web Services
5 196 (2.50%) REST
6 189 (2.41%) Node.js
7 183 (2.33%) XML
8 176 (2.24%) CSS
9 163 (2.08%) Kafka
10 160 (2.04%) JSON
11 156 (1.99%) .NET Core
12 134 (1.71%) .NET Framework
13 132 (1.68%) AngularJS
14 127 (1.62%) MDX
15 91 (1.16%) Vue.js
16 87 (1.11%) ASP.NET
16 87 (1.11%) PySpark
17 77 (0.98%) Sass
18 75 (0.96%) jQuery
19 73 (0.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 399 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 315 (4.01%) User Experience
3 238 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 224 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 194 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 123 (1.57%) Life Science
7 104 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 95 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 92 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
9 92 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 77 (0.98%) NHS
11 76 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 74 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
12 74 (0.94%) Blog
12 74 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 71 (0.90%) Clustering
13 71 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
14 70 (0.89%) Reinsurance
15 59 (0.75%) Cloud Native
16 58 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (2.98%) Windows
2 219 (2.79%) Linux
3 161 (2.05%) Unix
4 114 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 31 (0.40%) Android
6 30 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 27 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.20%) CentOS
10 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.051%) VMS
12 3 (0.038%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.025%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.025%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.025%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.025%) Solaris
13 2 (0.025%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.025%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.013%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.013%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,039 (38.72%) Analytics
2 2,131 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1,789 (22.80%) ETL
4 1,760 (22.43%) Visualisation
5 1,545 (19.69%) Data Modelling
6 1,206 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
7 1,098 (13.99%) DevOps
8 1,027 (13.09%) Data Analysis
9 994 (12.67%) Data Visualisation
10 952 (12.13%) Data Science
11 856 (10.91%) Data Analytics
12 845 (10.77%) Data Management
13 622 (7.93%) Data Engineering
14 606 (7.72%) Decision-Making
15 583 (7.43%) Scrum
16 582 (7.42%) Migration
17 560 (7.14%) Project Management
18 550 (7.01%) CI/CD
19 529 (6.74%) Data Governance
20 525 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4,303 (54.83%) SQL
2 1,546 (19.70%) Python
3 841 (10.72%) T-SQL
4 758 (9.66%) C#
5 584 (7.44%) Java
6 546 (6.96%) JavaScript
7 455 (5.80%) R
8 416 (5.30%) PowerShell
9 261 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 257 (3.27%) VBA
11 208 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 194 (2.47%) Scala
13 181 (2.31%) PL/SQL
14 129 (1.64%) C
15 126 (1.61%) PHP
16 107 (1.36%) Bash
17 82 (1.04%) VB
18 77 (0.98%) C++
19 73 (0.93%) VB.NET
20 65 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 925 (11.79%) Degree
2 247 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 173 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 160 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 110 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
7 63 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 37 (0.47%) ISEB
9 32 (0.41%) PhD
10 31 (0.40%) MCSE
11 25 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 24 (0.31%) Tableau Certification
13 22 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
14 20 (0.25%) ACCA
14 20 (0.25%) CIMA
14 20 (0.25%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.23%) IIBA
15 18 (0.23%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (9.02%) Data Quality
2 321 (4.09%) QA
3 239 (3.05%) GDPR
4 110 (1.40%) SLA
5 103 (1.31%) PMO
6 44 (0.56%) GRC
7 43 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (0.37%) Accessibility
9 23 (0.29%) HL7
10 17 (0.22%) NIST
11 11 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.089%) GxP
14 7 (0.089%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.076%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.064%) IFRS
16 5 (0.064%) PMBOK
System Software
1 304 (3.87%) Docker
2 119 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 77 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.24%) HDFS
5 19 (0.24%) vSphere
6 12 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.076%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.064%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.038%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.025%) NFS
11 2 (0.025%) Samba
11 2 (0.025%) Snort
11 2 (0.025%) Squid
12 1 (0.013%) Firmware
12 1 (0.013%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 295 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 133 (1.69%) Terraform
3 55 (0.70%) Puppet
4 50 (0.64%) Ansible
4 50 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 44 (0.56%) Grafana
6 31 (0.40%) Prometheus
7 30 (0.38%) SCCM
8 22 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 16 (0.20%) Icinga
10 13 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
11 12 (0.15%) Nagios
11 12 (0.15%) Oozie
12 10 (0.13%) FortiGate
13 9 (0.11%) Matomo
14 8 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.076%) Control-M
16 6 (0.076%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2,162 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 776 (9.89%) SAP
3 697 (8.88%) Oracle
4 570 (7.26%) Google
5 507 (6.46%) Databricks
6 197 (2.51%) Informatica
7 166 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 157 (2.00%) VMware
9 149 (1.90%) Adobe
10 121 (1.54%) Alteryx
11 106 (1.35%) Cognos
12 92 (1.17%) Palantir
13 88 (1.12%) IBM
14 85 (1.08%) ServiceNow
15 75 (0.96%) Talend
16 73 (0.93%) Teradata
17 62 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
18 56 (0.71%) Splunk
19 51 (0.65%) JD Edwards
20 49 (0.62%) Citrix