Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

BI Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1127 1212
Rank change year-on-year +14 +85 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Specialist 46 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 57
England median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £44,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -16.19% +13.51% +9.47%

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Intelligence Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Specialist in England

Business Intelligence Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Specialist in England

Business Intelligence Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Specialist in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Specialist in England

Business Intelligence Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -11 18 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +19 11 £59,500 +13.33%
Midlands +33 9 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands +22 8 £32,500 -18.75%
South East +33 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +32 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North of England +2 1 £35,000 -
South West -12 1 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Business Intelligence Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Business Intelligence Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 29 (63.04%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 19 (41.30%) Power BI
7 16 (34.78%) Visualisation
8 15 (32.61%) Tableau
8 15 (32.61%) Publishing
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (30.43%) ETL
9 14 (30.43%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (26.09%) Data Management
11 11 (23.91%) Hadoop
11 11 (23.91%) Big Data
11 11 (23.91%) Analytics
12 10 (21.74%) SAP
13 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
13 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (19.57%) Semantic Layer
14 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
14 8 (17.39%) Data Architecture
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.39%) Informatica
14 8 (17.39%) Cognos
15 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
15 7 (15.22%) SPSS
15 7 (15.22%) DataStage

Business Intelligence Specialist 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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Azure Data Factory
2 7 (15.22%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
4 19 (41.30%) Power BI
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (23.91%) Big Data
6 11 (23.91%) Hadoop
7 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (19.57%) Semantic Layer
8 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 7 (15.22%) DataStage
9 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.04%) OLAP
10 6 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
13 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (4.35%) QlikView
13 2 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (32.61%) Publishing
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (34.78%) Visualisation
3 14 (30.43%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (30.43%) ETL
4 12 (26.09%) Data Management
5 11 (23.91%) Analytics
6 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (17.39%) Data Architecture
8 7 (15.22%) Machine Learning
9 6 (13.04%) Economics
9 6 (13.04%) Master Data Management
9 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
9 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Tableau
2 10 (21.74%) SAP
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.39%) Cognos
4 8 (17.39%) Informatica
5 7 (15.22%) Birst
5 7 (15.22%) IBM
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Intel
7 1 (2.17%) Talend