Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 535 491
Rank change year-on-year -55 -44 +123
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 744 897 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 667 794 1065
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,100 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.54% +3.67% -

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in the UK

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
England -47 717 £42,500 - 36
UK excluding London -42 429 £37,500 -3.54% 28
London -34 311 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +33 125 £37,500 -9.64% 9
North of England -9 117 £37,500 +14.50% 6
Midlands +13 68 £32,500 -13.33% 5
North West -2 60 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West +30 52 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands +6 45 £32,500 -20.73% 4
Yorkshire +6 45 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East of England -28 45 £50,000 +17.65%
East Midlands +22 23 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Scotland 0 14 £42,500 -10.53% 2
North East +15 12 £37,250 -0.67%
Wales +10 8 £32,500 -5.80% 1
Channel Islands -1 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Northern Ireland -27 1 £34,000 +23.64% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 744 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 498 (66.94%) SQL
3 245 (32.93%) Tableau
4 240 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
5 234 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 232 (31.18%) SQL Server
7 226 (30.38%) Finance
8 216 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (25.27%) Microsoft
9 188 (25.27%) Visualisation
10 181 (24.33%) Power BI
11 179 (24.06%) QlikView
12 173 (23.25%) Microsoft Excel
13 167 (22.45%) Analytics
14 161 (21.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 148 (19.89%) ETL
16 134 (18.01%) Data Analysis
17 132 (17.74%) BusinessObjects
18 127 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
19 122 (16.40%) Data Visualisation
20 114 (15.32%) Data Modelling
21 112 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 108 (14.52%) T-SQL
23 87 (11.69%) Degree
24 75 (10.08%) Business Analysis
25 74 (9.95%) SAP
26 73 (9.81%) Retail
27 71 (9.54%) Marketing
28 70 (9.41%) Cognos
29 64 (8.60%) Python

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 53 (7.12%) SAS
2 18 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.27%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 173 (23.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.61%) SPSS
5 11 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.40%) FastStats
3 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.48%) SaaS
4 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (0.54%) Boomi
6 3 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) AdWords
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.54%) SMS
2 1 (0.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.13%) LAN
2 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
2 234 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 232 (31.18%) SQL Server
4 181 (24.33%) Power BI
5 179 (24.06%) QlikView
6 161 (21.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 132 (17.74%) BusinessObjects
8 112 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 62 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 46 (6.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 37 (4.97%) Crystal Reports
12 34 (4.57%) Hadoop
12 34 (4.57%) SAP BW
13 31 (4.17%) OLAP
14 30 (4.03%) Big Data
15 27 (3.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 25 (3.36%) Data Mining
17 24 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
19 19 (2.55%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 18 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.75%) ERwin
3 11 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.94%) Toad
6 6 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.13%) JMeter
8 1 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.13%) Selenium
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 226 (30.38%) Finance
2 73 (9.81%) Retail
3 71 (9.54%) Marketing
4 49 (6.59%) Banking
5 31 (4.17%) Advertising
5 31 (4.17%) Legal
6 23 (3.09%) Private Banking
7 22 (2.96%) Law
8 15 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.02%) Publishing
9 12 (1.61%) Automotive
10 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.94%) Games
12 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.82%) .NET
2 14 (1.88%) HTML
2 14 (1.88%) MDX
3 11 (1.48%) CSS
4 5 (0.67%) COM
4 5 (0.67%) jQuery
5 4 (0.54%) Web Services
6 3 (0.40%) XML
7 2 (0.27%) JDBC
7 2 (0.27%) ODBC
8 1 (0.13%) HTML5
8 1 (0.13%) Middleware
8 1 (0.13%) Node.js
8 1 (0.13%) Pandas
8 1 (0.13%) RESTful
8 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.13%) Tapestry
8 1 (0.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 216 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.28%) Reinsurance
6 16 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.15%) User Experience
7 10 (1.34%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.67%) FMCG
10 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.40%) Fintech
12 3 (0.40%) iPad
12 3 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
13 2 (0.27%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.27%) NHS
13 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.81%) Unix
2 3 (0.40%) Linux
2 3 (0.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 188 (25.27%) Visualisation
3 167 (22.45%) Analytics
4 148 (19.89%) ETL
5 134 (18.01%) Data Analysis
6 127 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (16.40%) Data Visualisation
8 114 (15.32%) Data Modelling
9 75 (10.08%) Business Analysis
10 61 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (6.99%) Mathematics
12 51 (6.85%) Dashboard Development
13 44 (5.91%) CRM
14 33 (4.44%) Data Analytics
14 33 (4.44%) Economics
15 32 (4.30%) Statistics
16 31 (4.17%) Data Management
17 29 (3.90%) Waterfall
18 26 (3.49%) Data Architecture
18 26 (3.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 498 (66.94%) SQL
2 108 (14.52%) T-SQL
3 64 (8.60%) Python
4 50 (6.72%) R
5 46 (6.18%) VBA
6 29 (3.90%) C#
7 23 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 23 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.15%) Java
9 11 (1.48%) ABAP
10 10 (1.34%) VB
11 9 (1.21%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.54%) X++
14 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.27%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (11.69%) Degree
2 11 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.21%) Postgraduate
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.67%) ISEB
6 3 (0.40%) MCP
6 3 (0.40%) MCSA
7 2 (0.27%) CBAP
7 2 (0.27%) IIBA
8 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.09%) QA
3 16 (2.15%) GDPR
4 3 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) Oozie
2 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 245 (32.93%) Tableau
2 188 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 74 (9.95%) SAP
4 70 (9.41%) Cognos
5 47 (6.32%) Oracle
6 25 (3.36%) MicroStrategy
7 23 (3.09%) Alteryx
7 23 (3.09%) Google
8 21 (2.82%) Informatica
9 19 (2.55%) Birst
10 15 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.61%) SnapLogic
12 7 (0.94%) Intel
12 7 (0.94%) Teradata
13 6 (0.81%) Sybase
13 6 (0.81%) Talend
14 4 (0.54%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.54%) Netezza
14 4 (0.54%) TIBCO
15 3 (0.40%) Remedy