Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 134 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +66 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 66 236 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 2.36% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.47% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45 233 140
Median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £56,150 £45,850 £43,725
90th Percentile £88,750 £81,000 £73,875
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +20.83% -4.00% +13.64%

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 3,621 9,565 10,481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 95.54% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,114 8,427 9,358
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +2.50%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020, 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 66 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (83.33%) Azure
3 52 (78.79%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (77.27%) SQL
4 51 (77.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (75.76%) Power BI
5 50 (75.76%) Power Platform
6 45 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
8 42 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
10 39 (59.09%) Data Modelling
11 30 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (42.42%) ETL
13 26 (39.39%) OLAP
14 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (34.85%) Analytics
14 23 (34.85%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 20 (30.30%) MDX
17 20 (30.30%) Finance
17 20 (30.30%) SDLC
17 20 (30.30%) Data Analytics
18 18 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
18 18 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
18 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
19 17 (25.76%) OLTP
19 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 55 (83.33%) Azure
2 50 (75.76%) Power Platform
3 12 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (7.58%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.52%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (78.79%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (77.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 50 (75.76%) Power BI
4 45 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 42 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (39.39%) OLAP
8 22 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
11 17 (25.76%) Data Lake
11 17 (25.76%) OLTP
12 8 (12.12%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2017
14 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
16 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) MDX
2 16 (24.24%) JSON
2 16 (24.24%) REST
2 16 (24.24%) SOAP
2 16 (24.24%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) ADO
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.03%) D3.js
4 2 (3.03%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (59.09%) Data Modelling
3 30 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (42.42%) ETL
5 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.85%) Analytics
5 23 (34.85%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (30.30%) Data Analytics
6 20 (30.30%) SDLC
7 18 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
8 9 (13.64%) DevOps
8 9 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Master Data Management
9 7 (10.61%) Release Management
9 7 (10.61%) SQL Optimisation
10 6 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (7.58%) Scrum
11 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.58%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Databricks
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Sybase
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau