Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

BI Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 515 485
Rank change year-on-year -52 -30 +120
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 725 827 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 655 747 969
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year - -3.95% +4.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,736 162,015 186,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,478 135,899 157,582
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in England

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
London -36 279 £50,000 -9.09% 48
South East +20 144 £40,000 - 11
North of England -4 123 £36,250 +3.57% 13
South West +30 64 £38,000 -10.59% 10
Midlands -9 59 £32,500 -13.33% 11
East of England -3 57 £53,750 +13.16% 9
North West -28 56 £35,000 - 8
Yorkshire +24 53 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -15 39 £32,250 -16.23% 8
East Midlands +22 20 £35,000 -6.67% 3
North East -6 14 £38,000 -15.56% 2
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Business Intelligence Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 725 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 449 (61.93%) SQL
3 256 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
4 253 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
5 248 (34.21%) Tableau
6 247 (34.07%) SQL Server
7 221 (30.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 209 (28.83%) Finance
9 197 (27.17%) Visualisation
10 164 (22.62%) Power BI
11 162 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
12 158 (21.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 156 (21.52%) Microsoft
14 151 (20.83%) QlikView
15 144 (19.86%) Analytics
16 143 (19.72%) Data Analysis
17 132 (18.21%) Data Modelling
18 129 (17.79%) ETL
19 128 (17.66%) BusinessObjects
20 112 (15.45%) Data Visualisation
21 107 (14.76%) Degree
21 107 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
22 102 (14.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 98 (13.52%) T-SQL
24 77 (10.62%) Relational Database
25 71 (9.79%) Business Analysis
26 67 (9.24%) SAP
27 66 (9.10%) Data Management
27 66 (9.10%) Marketing
28 58 (8.00%) Python

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 46 (6.34%) SAS
2 21 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.28%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 162 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.97%) SPSS
6 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.38%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.97%) Boomi
6 6 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (0.83%) SaaS
7 4 (0.55%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) AdWords
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.55%) SMS
2 1 (0.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.14%) Intranet
2 1 (0.14%) LAN
2 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
2 247 (34.07%) SQL Server
3 221 (30.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (22.62%) Power BI
5 158 (21.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (20.83%) QlikView
7 128 (17.66%) BusinessObjects
8 102 (14.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 77 (10.62%) Relational Database
10 57 (7.86%) Crystal Reports
11 41 (5.66%) Hadoop
12 39 (5.38%) Big Data
12 39 (5.38%) SAP BW
13 38 (5.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 30 (4.14%) OLAP
15 25 (3.45%) Semantic Layer
16 23 (3.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 21 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (2.34%) Data Mining
19 16 (2.21%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 21 (2.90%) ERwin
2 17 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.97%) Toad
4 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.14%) JMeter
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (28.83%) Finance
2 66 (9.10%) Marketing
3 51 (7.03%) Retail
4 45 (6.21%) Banking
5 33 (4.55%) Publishing
6 31 (4.28%) Advertising
7 25 (3.45%) Automotive
8 19 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.48%) Legal
10 14 (1.93%) Law
11 11 (1.52%) Private Banking
12 8 (1.10%) Games
13 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.69%) Billing
14 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.55%) Back Office
16 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.07%) MDX
2 12 (1.66%) CSS
2 12 (1.66%) HTML
3 8 (1.10%) .NET
4 6 (0.83%) jQuery
5 4 (0.55%) COM
5 4 (0.55%) Sphinx
6 3 (0.41%) SAP XI
6 3 (0.41%) Web Services
6 3 (0.41%) XML
7 2 (0.28%) JDBC
7 2 (0.28%) ODBC
8 1 (0.14%) Middleware
8 1 (0.14%) Node.js
8 1 (0.14%) Pandas
8 1 (0.14%) RESTful
8 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.14%) Tapestry
8 1 (0.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 253 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.17%) User Experience
7 18 (2.48%) Reinsurance
8 13 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
9 11 (1.52%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.83%) Fintech
10 6 (0.83%) FMCG
10 6 (0.83%) iPad
10 6 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (0.69%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.55%) EPoS
12 4 (0.55%) Life Science
13 3 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.10%) Unix
2 6 (0.83%) Linux
3 3 (0.41%) Windows
4 2 (0.28%) Android
4 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (27.17%) Visualisation
3 144 (19.86%) Analytics
4 143 (19.72%) Data Analysis
5 132 (18.21%) Data Modelling
6 129 (17.79%) ETL
7 112 (15.45%) Data Visualisation
8 107 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (9.79%) Business Analysis
10 66 (9.10%) Data Management
11 56 (7.72%) Mathematics
12 46 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (6.21%) Dashboard Development
14 43 (5.93%) CRM
14 43 (5.93%) Data Architecture
15 34 (4.69%) Economics
16 32 (4.41%) Migration
16 32 (4.41%) Waterfall
17 31 (4.28%) Data Analytics
18 27 (3.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 449 (61.93%) SQL
2 98 (13.52%) T-SQL
3 58 (8.00%) Python
4 44 (6.07%) R
5 36 (4.97%) VBA
6 20 (2.76%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.48%) C#
7 18 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.52%) ABAP
9 10 (1.38%) Java
10 9 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.10%) VB
12 4 (0.55%) Perl
13 3 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.28%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.14%) C
15 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 107 (14.76%) Degree
2 15 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.24%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.55%) MCSD
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (0.41%) ISEB
7 3 (0.41%) MCP
7 3 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.28%) CBAP
8 2 (0.28%) IIBA
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.62%) QA
3 15 (2.07%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) SEPA
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Oozie
2 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 248 (34.21%) Tableau
2 156 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.24%) SAP
4 53 (7.31%) Cognos
5 45 (6.21%) Oracle
6 28 (3.86%) Alteryx
7 24 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
8 23 (3.17%) Google
9 16 (2.21%) Birst
10 14 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.79%) SnapLogic
12 12 (1.66%) Informatica
13 10 (1.38%) Capita
14 7 (0.97%) Teradata
15 6 (0.83%) IFS
16 3 (0.41%) Ab Initio
16 3 (0.41%) Dell
16 3 (0.41%) Intel
16 3 (0.41%) RedGate
16 3 (0.41%) Talend