Tableau or Qlikview for a fresh career in BI?

Tableau and Qlikview have emerged as leading data visualization tools in the last few years. I compared both companies earnings of the last four years from NASDAQ.   Qlikview is still number one in revenue but Tableau is gaining a lot of terrain.  Jobs in Tableau are higher in demand than Qlikview.  The salary for both tools is almost the same.  Although conventional wisdom suggests a fresh BI developer to learn the hottest tool in the market, in the long run he should diversify his portfolio (ex: Tableau, Qlikview, SAP HANA, SSRS…) to stay competitive in the job market.

A snapshot at at 2:03 PM today, is showing 30 positions requiring Tableau in Dallas  vs 9 positions requiring Qlikview.



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