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The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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

BI Analyst
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 740 607 532
Rank change year-on-year -133 -75 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 553 463 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 436 377 230
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.28% +1.18% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +1.30% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 153,832 104,896 58,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.12% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83,373 73,990 48,216
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,000 £87,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -60 525 £52,000 +15.56% 30
UK excluding London -72 268 £45,000 +15.38% 26
London -87 266 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Work from Home -158 240 £50,000 +17.65% 12
South East +6 110 £50,000 +20.12% 6
North of England -88 59 £37,500 -5.06% 5
Midlands -68 32 £38,250 -4.38% 10
South West -14 31 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire -28 29 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -56 28 £37,825 -9.40% 6
North West -79 26 £37,500 - 3
East of England -53 20 £66,250 +55.88% 2
Wales -20 10 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Scotland -34 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North East -14 4 £36,000 -2.70%
East Midlands -35 4 £40,000 +3.23% 4

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Business Intelligence Analyst job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 553 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 447 (80.83%) SQL
3 381 (68.90%) Power Platform
4 373 (67.45%) Power BI
5 207 (37.43%) Visualisation
6 197 (35.62%) Analytical Skills
7 190 (34.36%) Tableau
8 180 (32.55%) Finance
9 167 (30.20%) Analytics
10 165 (29.84%) Social Skills
11 156 (28.21%) Data Visualisation
12 154 (27.85%) Data Warehouse
13 133 (24.05%) Data Analysis
14 124 (22.42%) Python
15 121 (21.88%) Azure
16 117 (21.16%) Data Modelling
16 117 (21.16%) Microsoft
17 112 (20.25%) Agile
18 110 (19.89%) Microsoft Excel
18 110 (19.89%) SQL Server
18 110 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
19 92 (16.64%) Dashboard Development
20 88 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
21 75 (13.56%) Data Management
22 73 (13.20%) Decision-Making
23 72 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 70 (12.66%) ETL
25 64 (11.57%) Degree
26 62 (11.21%) AWS
27 61 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (7.05%) SAS
2 27 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.81%) IIS
3 10 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 110 (19.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 381 (68.90%) Power Platform
2 121 (21.88%) Azure
3 62 (11.21%) AWS
4 38 (6.87%) GCP
5 26 (4.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 26 (4.70%) Snowflake
6 22 (3.98%) Google Analytics
7 20 (3.62%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 17 (3.07%) PowerApps
9 16 (2.89%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (2.53%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (2.53%) SaaS
11 12 (2.17%) Power Automate
12 11 (1.99%) Collibra
13 10 (1.81%) Google Ads
14 6 (1.08%) dbt
14 6 (1.08%) Google Data Studio
15 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.72%) Slack
16 3 (0.54%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.71%) Internet
2 6 (1.08%) Skype
3 3 (0.54%) Intranet
4 2 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (67.45%) Power BI
2 190 (34.36%) Tableau
3 154 (27.85%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (19.89%) SQL Server
5 72 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (8.32%) Qlik Sense
8 44 (7.96%) QlikView
9 38 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (6.51%) Big Data
11 32 (5.79%) BusinessObjects
11 32 (5.79%) Power Query
12 30 (5.42%) Looker
13 29 (5.24%) BigQuery
14 28 (5.06%) Relational Database
15 21 (3.80%) Apache Hive
16 20 (3.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 20 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (3.44%) Data Lake
18 18 (3.25%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 28 (5.06%) JIRA
2 20 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) PyCharm
General
1 197 (35.62%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (32.55%) Finance
3 165 (29.84%) Social Skills
4 48 (8.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 37 (6.69%) Influencing Skills
6 34 (6.15%) Retail
7 30 (5.42%) Banking
8 29 (5.24%) Law
8 29 (5.24%) Legal
9 27 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
10 26 (4.70%) Marketing
11 12 (2.17%) Advertising
12 11 (1.99%) Games
13 10 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
14 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.72%) Local Government
16 4 (0.72%) Public Sector
16 4 (0.72%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.16%) XML
2 18 (3.25%) JSON
3 10 (1.81%) Web Services
4 6 (1.08%) .NET
4 6 (1.08%) Kafka
5 4 (0.72%) MDX
5 4 (0.72%) Velocity
6 3 (0.54%) Pandas
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Graph
7 2 (0.36%) SAP MI
8 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.18%) SQLAlchemy
8 1 (0.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.34%) Virtual Team
2 19 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.89%) User Experience
5 13 (2.35%) Housing Association
6 11 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.99%) Renewable Energy
7 10 (1.81%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.45%) Low-Code
8 8 (1.45%) Team-Oriented Environment
9 7 (1.27%) NHS
10 6 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.08%) Sports Betting
11 5 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.72%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.72%) RIA
13 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.71%) Windows
2 10 (1.81%) Linux
3 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 207 (37.43%) Visualisation
3 167 (30.20%) Analytics
4 156 (28.21%) Data Visualisation
5 133 (24.05%) Data Analysis
6 117 (21.16%) Data Modelling
7 112 (20.25%) Agile
8 110 (19.89%) Problem-Solving
9 92 (16.64%) Dashboard Development
10 88 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (13.56%) Data Management
12 73 (13.20%) Decision-Making
13 70 (12.66%) ETL
14 50 (9.04%) Data Analytics
15 48 (8.68%) Data Governance
16 44 (7.96%) Business Analysis
17 39 (7.05%) Requirements Gathering
18 38 (6.87%) DevOps
19 35 (6.33%) Computer Science
20 34 (6.15%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 447 (80.83%) SQL
2 124 (22.42%) Python
3 49 (8.86%) T-SQL
4 39 (7.05%) VBA
5 37 (6.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 23 (4.16%) R
7 13 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.99%) C
9 6 (1.08%) Bash
9 6 (1.08%) C#
10 3 (0.54%) Java
10 3 (0.54%) LookML
10 3 (0.54%) Scala
10 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.36%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (11.57%) Degree
2 15 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.81%) ISEB
4 9 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.36%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.52%) QA
3 11 (1.99%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (0.90%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
5 2 (0.36%) GLP
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) Grafana
2 5 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 117 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.68%) Alteryx
3 39 (7.05%) Google
4 30 (5.42%) Oracle
5 26 (4.70%) SAP
6 23 (4.16%) Teradata
7 17 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.71%) Databricks
9 11 (1.99%) Denodo
10 10 (1.81%) Cognos
10 10 (1.81%) DocuSign
11 9 (1.63%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.72%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.72%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.54%) Amplitude
13 3 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.36%) Charles River
14 2 (0.36%) IBM
14 2 (0.36%) Informatica
15 1 (0.18%) Reuters