Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £45,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 597 523 522
Rank change year-on-year -74 -1 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 509 209 675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 445 183 615
10th Percentile £31,875 £30,000 £30,400
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,313 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £59,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%

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 116,102 53,184 129,311
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.40% 95.13% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 81,185 44,743 104,931
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,118 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Top 17 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 5 December 2021. 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
England -51 457 £45,250 -4.74% 57
UK excluding London -44 281 £41,000 +2.50% 41
London -139 210 £55,000 -4.35% 17
Work from Home -152 123 £46,250 +8.82% 11
North of England -73 80 £40,000 +6.67% 12
South East -93 70 £44,375 -1.39% 10
Yorkshire -55 39 £33,750 -12.34% 3
Midlands -97 38 £42,500 - 8
North West -78 37 £41,000 -6.29% 8
South West -40 28 £35,000 -17.65% 5
West Midlands -84 27 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -75 25 £45,983 - 5
Wales -32 20 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Scotland -53 17 £50,000 -
East Midlands -58 10 £32,500 +1.56% 2
North East -21 4 £27,500 -10.57% 1
Northern Ireland -49 3 £37,500 +15.38%

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, Business Intelligence Analyst 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 featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 509 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 370 (72.69%) SQL
3 313 (61.49%) Power BI
3 313 (61.49%) Power Platform
4 210 (41.26%) Visualisation
4 210 (41.26%) Analytics
5 179 (35.17%) Finance
6 158 (31.04%) Data Visualisation
7 144 (28.29%) Data Warehouse
8 133 (26.13%) Social Skills
9 128 (25.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 128 (25.15%) Tableau
10 117 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
11 111 (21.81%) Data Analysis
12 105 (20.63%) Microsoft
13 95 (18.66%) Data Modelling
14 91 (17.88%) SQL Server
15 88 (17.29%) Python
15 88 (17.29%) ETL
16 81 (15.91%) Azure
17 80 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
18 76 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 72 (14.15%) Data Analytics
20 71 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
21 67 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
22 65 (12.77%) Decision-Making
23 60 (11.79%) Data Quality
24 59 (11.59%) Degree
25 58 (11.39%) T-SQL
26 57 (11.20%) 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 23 (4.52%) SAS
2 13 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.16%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.38%) Confluence
6 4 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (25.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.77%) NetSuite
3 8 (1.57%) Infor M3
3 8 (1.57%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.59%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) iTrent
8 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 313 (61.49%) Power Platform
2 81 (15.91%) Azure
3 19 (3.73%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (3.73%) Power Automate
4 18 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (2.95%) GCP
6 14 (2.75%) PowerApps
7 13 (2.55%) Collibra
8 11 (2.16%) AWS
8 11 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.77%) dbt
10 7 (1.38%) Snowflake
11 6 (1.18%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.98%) SaaS
13 4 (0.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (0.79%) Trello
14 3 (0.59%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.59%) Slack
15 2 (0.39%) Azure Storage
16 1 (0.20%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Intranet
2 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (61.49%) Power BI
2 144 (28.29%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (25.15%) Tableau
4 91 (17.88%) SQL Server
5 76 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (9.04%) QlikView
8 41 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (7.47%) Relational Database
10 33 (6.48%) Big Data
11 29 (5.70%) Data Lake
12 27 (5.30%) Qlik Sense
13 26 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (4.72%) Power Query
15 22 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (4.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 21 (4.13%) Looker
17 18 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
18 17 (3.34%) Data Mining
19 16 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.16%) JIRA
2 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.59%) RStudio
4 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 179 (35.17%) Finance
2 133 (26.13%) Social Skills
3 117 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (7.86%) Retail
5 23 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.34%) Influencing Skills
7 14 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
8 12 (2.36%) Local Government
8 12 (2.36%) Marketing
8 12 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.36%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.77%) Banking
10 8 (1.57%) Games
10 8 (1.57%) Law
11 7 (1.38%) Advertising
12 6 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.18%) Legal
12 6 (1.18%) Publishing
13 5 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.34%) .NET
2 16 (3.14%) XML
3 14 (2.75%) MDX
4 4 (0.79%) PySpark
5 2 (0.39%) JSON
5 2 (0.39%) Kafka
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Graph
5 2 (0.39%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) D3.js
6 1 (0.20%) EDI
6 1 (0.20%) Flash
6 1 (0.20%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.14%) Data Structures
2 16 (3.14%) Virtual Team
3 14 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 11 (2.16%) NHS
5 10 (1.96%) FMCG
6 9 (1.77%) User Experience
7 6 (1.18%) Online Games
8 5 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.59%) Online Gambling
10 3 (0.59%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.20%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.20%) Life Science
12 1 (0.20%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.20%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.59%) Linux
2 2 (0.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.20%) VMS
3 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 210 (41.26%) Analytics
2 210 (41.26%) Visualisation
3 158 (31.04%) Data Visualisation
4 111 (21.81%) Data Analysis
5 95 (18.66%) Data Modelling
6 88 (17.29%) ETL
7 80 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (14.15%) Data Analytics
9 71 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (12.77%) Decision-Making
12 46 (9.04%) ERP
13 43 (8.45%) Dashboard Development
14 42 (8.25%) Business Analytics
15 41 (8.06%) Requirements Gathering
16 40 (7.86%) Data Science
17 37 (7.27%) Business Analysis
18 36 (7.07%) Mathematics
19 34 (6.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (72.69%) SQL
2 88 (17.29%) Python
3 58 (11.39%) T-SQL
4 42 (8.25%) R
5 23 (4.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 18 (3.54%) VBA
7 17 (3.34%) C#
7 17 (3.34%) Scala
8 15 (2.95%) Java
9 13 (2.55%) LookML
10 7 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.79%) C
11 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.39%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 59 (11.59%) Degree
2 11 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.59%) CBAP
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.20%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.79%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.75%) QA
3 8 (1.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.98%) GDPR
5 3 (0.59%) PMO
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Grafana
2 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.66%) SAP
3 27 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (5.11%) Oracle
5 22 (4.32%) Alteryx
5 22 (4.32%) Databricks
6 20 (3.93%) Google
7 15 (2.95%) Cognos
8 13 (2.55%) JD Edwards
9 10 (1.96%) IFS
10 9 (1.77%) Talend
11 8 (1.57%) Epicor
11 8 (1.57%) Infor
11 8 (1.57%) Informatica
12 7 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.79%) Minitab
14 3 (0.59%) IBM
14 3 (0.59%) Marketo
14 3 (0.59%) Sage
15 2 (0.39%) Birst