Period
to 7 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

BI Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 221 211
Rank change year-on-year +45 -10 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 60 58 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 0.77% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.81% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 120
10th Percentile £41,775 £43,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £51,063 £53,125 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% -8.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £74,688 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,625 £76,375
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% -1.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,656 7,172 9,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 94.62% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,132 6,287 8,632
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,850 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, Business Intelligence Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (71.67%) Power Platform
3 42 (70.00%) Power BI
4 41 (68.33%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (66.67%) SQL
6 37 (61.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (58.33%) ETL
8 34 (56.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
11 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 19 (31.67%) Finance
12 19 (31.67%) Azure
13 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
14 16 (26.67%) Analytics
15 14 (23.33%) Tableau
16 10 (16.67%) Migration
16 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
17 9 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
17 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
18 8 (13.33%) Degree
18 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
18 8 (13.33%) Python
18 8 (13.33%) Banking
18 8 (13.33%) Reinsurance
19 7 (11.67%) Data Development
19 7 (11.67%) Social Skills

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (71.67%) Power Platform
2 19 (31.67%) Azure
3 5 (8.33%) AWS
4 4 (6.67%) PowerApps
5 3 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (5.00%) Power Automate
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.67%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (1.67%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.67%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (70.00%) Power BI
2 41 (68.33%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (61.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 34 (56.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.33%) Tableau
8 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (6.67%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (5.00%) Big Data
11 3 (5.00%) Data Lake
11 3 (5.00%) PowerCenter
11 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
12 2 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Social Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Reinsurance
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (58.33%) ETL
3 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
4 16 (26.67%) Analytics
5 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) Migration
6 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
8 7 (11.67%) Data Development
8 7 (11.67%) Wealth Management
9 6 (10.00%) Data Management
9 6 (10.00%) ETL Development
10 5 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Data Integration
11 4 (6.67%) Data Governance
12 3 (5.00%) Data Analytics
12 3 (5.00%) Data Mapping
12 3 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (13.33%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) R
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) QAD
3 5 (8.33%) Informatica
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.67%) SnapLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Talend
6 1 (1.67%) Workday