Period
to 24 May 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 10,073 10,252 12,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.84% 6.05% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 6.69% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,300 8,461 10,577
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 156,628 153,326 180,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,948 125,702 150,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 -1 9,513 £50,000 - 1,172
UK excluding London +1 5,669 £45,000 +4.65% 766
London -7 4,139 £57,500 - 472
North of England +8 1,598 £45,000 +8.43% 206
South East -29 1,213 £47,500 - 166
Midlands +4 945 £42,500 - 140
South West +4 840 £42,500 -5.56% 98
North West +2 813 £45,000 +12.50% 102
East of England +13 704 £47,500 +5.56% 88
Yorkshire +13 652 £45,000 +5.88% 85
West Midlands +3 640 £42,500 - 78
East Midlands -3 305 £42,500 - 59
Scotland -5 276 £45,000 +3.45% 54
North East +20 134 £36,250 -19.44% 19
Wales +32 116 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Northern Ireland +5 26 £30,000 -16.67% 2
Channel Islands - 5 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 5,336 (52.97%) SQL
2 4,171 (41.41%) SQL Server
3 3,389 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 3,060 (30.38%) Finance
5 3,039 (30.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3,032 (30.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,991 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,609 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2,444 (24.26%) Analytics
10 2,331 (23.14%) Power BI
11 2,253 (22.37%) ETL
12 2,182 (21.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1,924 (19.10%) T-SQL
14 1,567 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,544 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
16 1,530 (15.19%) Tableau
17 1,467 (14.56%) C#
18 1,377 (13.67%) .NET
19 1,354 (13.44%) Data Modelling
20 1,282 (12.73%) SAP
21 1,246 (12.37%) Oracle
22 1,237 (12.28%) Degree
23 1,176 (11.67%) Visualisation
24 1,150 (11.42%) Marketing
25 1,073 (10.65%) Big Data
26 976 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
27 950 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
28 823 (8.17%) Python
29 818 (8.12%) JavaScript
30 788 (7.82%) Manufacturing

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
1 428 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 314 (3.12%) Apache Spark
3 296 (2.94%) SAS
4 173 (1.72%) Confluence
5 120 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 112 (1.11%) Apache
7 101 (1.00%) IIS
8 74 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 66 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
10 63 (0.63%) CMS
10 63 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 61 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 53 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 52 (0.52%) Apache Pig
14 45 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 40 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 35 (0.35%) MS Exchange
17 32 (0.32%) JBoss
18 29 (0.29%) Mule
18 29 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 950 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 328 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 87 (0.86%) SPSS
5 76 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 74 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 26 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 22 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.099%) Weka
13 9 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.079%) Camtasia
15 7 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.069%) Stata
16 4 (0.040%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.040%) InVision
17 3 (0.030%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 203 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 184 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 140 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 104 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 102 (1.01%) NetSuite
6 79 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 70 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
8 65 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
9 63 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
10 62 (0.62%) SAP BPC
11 36 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
12 32 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
13 26 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 22 (0.22%) Markit EDM
14 22 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
16 19 (0.19%) Sage 200
16 19 (0.19%) SAP FI
17 18 (0.18%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1,567 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 711 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 389 (3.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 252 (2.50%) SaaS
5 199 (1.98%) Office 365
6 167 (1.66%) PaaS
7 163 (1.62%) IaaS
8 143 (1.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 128 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 125 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
11 123 (1.22%) Serverless
12 104 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 94 (0.93%) Amazon S3
14 91 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
15 88 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
16 79 (0.78%) GitHub
17 76 (0.75%) Google Analytics
18 73 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
19 64 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
19 64 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 103 (1.02%) Internet
2 100 (0.99%) Firewall
3 72 (0.71%) HTTP
4 69 (0.68%) SMS
5 57 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 55 (0.55%) DNS
7 54 (0.54%) Network Security
8 40 (0.40%) DHCP
8 40 (0.40%) WAN
9 39 (0.39%) LAN
10 35 (0.35%) VPN
11 29 (0.29%) SAN
12 24 (0.24%) TCP/IP
13 22 (0.22%) Intranet
13 22 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (0.19%) Skype
15 15 (0.15%) Wireless
16 13 (0.13%) VoIP
17 12 (0.12%) Kerberos
18 11 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,171 (41.41%) SQL Server
2 3,039 (30.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3,032 (30.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2,991 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2,331 (23.14%) Power BI
6 2,182 (21.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1,073 (10.65%) Big Data
8 776 (7.70%) QlikView
9 581 (5.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 570 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
11 560 (5.56%) Relational Database
12 529 (5.25%) Hadoop
13 506 (5.02%) Data Lake
14 476 (4.73%) NoSQL
15 425 (4.22%) OLAP
16 421 (4.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 384 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 348 (3.45%) MySQL
19 322 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
20 315 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 506 (5.02%) Git (software)
2 372 (3.69%) JIRA
3 364 (3.61%) Visual Studio
4 324 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 190 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 162 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 142 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 128 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 110 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 73 (0.72%) Selenium
11 64 (0.64%) Jasmine
12 60 (0.60%) NUnit
13 57 (0.57%) Moq
14 56 (0.56%) gulp
15 54 (0.54%) Maven
16 52 (0.52%) JUnit
17 51 (0.51%) Bitbucket
18 49 (0.49%) ERwin
18 49 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
19 48 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 3,060 (30.38%) Finance
2 1,150 (11.42%) Marketing
3 788 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 760 (7.54%) Retail
5 747 (7.42%) Advertising
6 668 (6.63%) Telecoms
7 583 (5.79%) Electronics
8 412 (4.09%) Banking
9 341 (3.39%) Legal
10 181 (1.80%) Games
11 120 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 108 (1.07%) Law
13 92 (0.91%) Publishing
14 86 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 79 (0.78%) Automotive
16 78 (0.77%) Billing
17 62 (0.62%) Back Office
18 56 (0.56%) French Language
18 56 (0.56%) Front Office
19 46 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,668 (36.41%) Developer
2 1,916 (19.02%) Analyst
3 1,680 (16.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1,013 (10.06%) Consultant
5 941 (9.34%) SQL Developer
6 759 (7.53%) Architect
7 744 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 536 (5.32%) SQL BI Developer
9 453 (4.50%) .NET Developer
10 428 (4.25%) DBA
11 425 (4.22%) SSIS Developer
12 401 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 401 (3.98%) Data Analyst
13 392 (3.89%) Senior Developer
14 380 (3.77%) SSRS Developer
15 373 (3.70%) Business Analyst
15 373 (3.70%) Business Developer
16 328 (3.26%) SQL DBA
17 327 (3.25%) Data Architect
18 318 (3.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,377 (13.67%) .NET
2 674 (6.69%) HTML
3 631 (6.26%) ASP.NET
4 481 (4.78%) CSS
5 450 (4.47%) Web Services
6 400 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 342 (3.40%) AngularJS
8 327 (3.25%) .NET Framework
9 316 (3.14%) RESTful
10 311 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 311 (3.09%) XML
11 302 (3.00%) WCF
12 265 (2.63%) REST
13 255 (2.53%) jQuery
14 249 (2.47%) Node.js
15 224 (2.22%) HTML5
16 218 (2.16%) MDX
17 190 (1.89%) Entity Framework
18 184 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 151 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,544 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 459 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 426 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 287 (2.85%) User Experience
5 284 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 282 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 197 (1.96%) Fintech
8 180 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 178 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 178 (1.77%) Replication
10 128 (1.27%) NHS
11 126 (1.25%) Algorithms
12 123 (1.22%) Clustering
13 95 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 94 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 75 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 72 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
17 70 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 69 (0.68%) Private Cloud
19 65 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 631 (6.26%) Windows
2 586 (5.82%) Linux
3 227 (2.25%) Unix
4 216 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 84 (0.83%) Android
6 83 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 82 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (0.54%) AIX
10 52 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 49 (0.49%) Solaris
12 42 (0.42%) CentOS
13 41 (0.41%) HPUX
14 40 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 36 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 29 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (0.24%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 18 (0.18%) Debian
20 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,609 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2,444 (24.26%) Analytics
3 2,253 (22.37%) ETL
4 1,354 (13.44%) Data Modelling
5 1,176 (11.67%) Visualisation
6 976 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
7 769 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 749 (7.44%) Scrum
9 733 (7.28%) Data Analysis
10 726 (7.21%) Data Analytics
11 724 (7.19%) CRM
12 682 (6.77%) Data Visualisation
13 646 (6.41%) ERP
14 638 (6.33%) Project Management
15 610 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
16 606 (6.02%) Programme Management
17 603 (5.99%) Data Management
18 579 (5.75%) MVC
19 573 (5.69%) Data Science
20 525 (5.21%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5,336 (52.97%) SQL
2 1,924 (19.10%) T-SQL
3 1,467 (14.56%) C#
4 823 (8.17%) Python
5 818 (8.12%) JavaScript
6 785 (7.79%) Java
7 396 (3.93%) R
8 372 (3.69%) VBA
9 339 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 308 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 255 (2.53%) Ruby
12 235 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 213 (2.11%) PHP
14 190 (1.89%) C++
15 179 (1.78%) VB
16 163 (1.62%) VB.NET
17 138 (1.37%) Perl
18 130 (1.29%) Scala
19 109 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 95 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1,237 (12.28%) Degree
2 296 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 229 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 182 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 168 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 107 (1.06%) ISEB
7 70 (0.69%) MCSE
8 69 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 63 (0.63%) PhD
10 58 (0.58%) MCSA
11 56 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 53 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
13 50 (0.50%) PMP
14 44 (0.44%) Master's Degree
15 37 (0.37%) MCPD
16 36 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (0.31%) ACCA
18 30 (0.30%) CIMA
19 29 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 25 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (5.46%) Data Quality
2 475 (4.72%) QA
3 153 (1.52%) PMO
4 148 (1.47%) SLA
5 144 (1.43%) GDPR
6 47 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 30 (0.30%) GCP
10 25 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.17%) COBIT
11 17 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.13%) SEPA
13 9 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
14 7 (0.069%) GxP
14 7 (0.069%) MiFID
15 6 (0.060%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (0.050%) EMIR
System Software
1 282 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 162 (1.61%) Docker
3 161 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 75 (0.74%) HDFS
5 65 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 59 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 31 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 25 (0.25%) XenApp
10 21 (0.21%) BitLocker
11 15 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.089%) Firmware
14 6 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.050%) vSphere
16 3 (0.030%) Squid
16 3 (0.030%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.020%) NFS
17 2 (0.020%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 139 (1.38%) Ansible
2 79 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 69 (0.68%) SCCM
4 60 (0.60%) Puppet
5 51 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 38 (0.38%) Terraform
8 28 (0.28%) SCOM
9 26 (0.26%) Oozie
10 25 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 21 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.19%) Ambari
14 15 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 15 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (0.11%) Automic
15 11 (0.11%) Dollar Universe
16 10 (0.099%) Backup Exec
16 10 (0.099%) Control-M
16 10 (0.099%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3,389 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 1,530 (15.19%) Tableau
3 1,282 (12.73%) SAP
4 1,246 (12.37%) Oracle
5 405 (4.02%) Cognos
6 290 (2.88%) Google
7 249 (2.47%) Informatica
8 229 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 215 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
10 211 (2.09%) IBM
11 160 (1.59%) Alteryx
12 148 (1.47%) Talend
13 126 (1.25%) Teradata
14 114 (1.13%) Adobe
15 106 (1.05%) VMware
16 104 (1.03%) HP
17 85 (0.84%) Capita
18 79 (0.78%) Citrix
19 71 (0.70%) Infor
20 67 (0.67%) Cloudera