The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

BI Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 643 618
Rank change year-on-year -82 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 127 314 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 96 265 288
Median salary £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% -13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -77 110 £57,500 -4.16% 18
London -46 69 £60,000 -14.28% 10
City of London +40 12 £55,000 -24.13% 5
South East +35 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Scotland -1 8 £47,500 -
Berkshire +44 7 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire +38 7 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Glasgow +2 7 - -
West Midlands +32 5 £48,000 +81.13% 2
South Wales +17 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales +7 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Newport +7 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Birmingham +22 4 £52,500 +98.11% 2
South West - 3 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £21,500 -
Slough +22 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Wokingham - 2 £71,500 -
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
Chessington - 2 £42,500 -
East of England +18 1 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £62,500 +28.86%
Milton Keynes +10 1 £62,500 +28.86%
Hertfordshire +10 1 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Midlands +9 1 £60,000 +41.17%
North West -12 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -28 1 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £48,000 -
Chester - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Business Intelligence Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 303 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 141 (46.53%) SQL Server
3 140 (46.20%) Analytics
4 134 (44.22%) SQL
5 123 (40.59%) Data Warehouse
6 122 (40.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 117 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 117 (38.61%) Microsoft
8 103 (33.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 99 (32.67%) Big Data
10 97 (32.01%) SAP
11 92 (30.36%) Power BI
12 89 (29.37%) Tableau
13 88 (29.04%) ETL
14 85 (28.05%) BusinessObjects
14 85 (28.05%) Oracle
14 85 (28.05%) Finance
15 84 (27.72%) QlikView
16 75 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
17 66 (21.78%) SAP BW
18 63 (20.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 60 (19.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
20 58 (19.14%) T-SQL
21 48 (15.84%) Visualisation
21 48 (15.84%) Kimball Methodology
22 46 (15.18%) SAP HANA
23 45 (14.85%) Degree
24 44 (14.52%) .NET
24 44 (14.52%) SQL Server 2014
25 42 (13.86%) Cognos

Business Intelligence Consultant 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 27 (8.91%) SAS
2 5 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 38 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.64%) SPSS
3 5 (1.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.65%) SPSS Modeler
4 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.64%) SAP BPC
3 7 (2.31%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.33%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (20.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.29%) Data Lake Analytics
3 8 (2.64%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 123 (40.59%) Data Warehouse
3 122 (40.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 103 (33.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 99 (32.67%) Big Data
7 92 (30.36%) Power BI
8 85 (28.05%) BusinessObjects
9 84 (27.72%) QlikView
10 66 (21.78%) SAP BW
11 60 (19.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 46 (15.18%) SAP HANA
13 44 (14.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (13.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 39 (12.87%) Relational Database
16 25 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (6.27%) Hadoop
18 18 (5.94%) Data Mining
18 18 (5.94%) Oracle BI EE
19 16 (5.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (28.05%) Finance
2 37 (12.21%) Legal
2 37 (12.21%) Retail
3 15 (4.95%) Advertising
4 12 (3.96%) Banking
5 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.65%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Local Government
7 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.52%) .NET
2 42 (13.86%) MDX
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (0.99%) D3.js
5 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.66%) HTML5
5 2 (0.66%) Middleware
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.66%) Web Services
6 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.26%) User Experience
3 12 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.32%) Fintech
7 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.66%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) Social Media
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.99%) Windows
2 2 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 140 (46.20%) Analytics
3 88 (29.04%) ETL
4 75 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (15.84%) Kimball Methodology
5 48 (15.84%) Visualisation
6 36 (11.88%) Presales
7 35 (11.55%) Data Modelling
8 32 (10.56%) Data Visualisation
9 31 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 29 (9.57%) Business Analytics
11 23 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.93%) Data Analytics
12 21 (6.93%) Data Management
13 18 (5.94%) Predictive Analytics
14 17 (5.61%) ERP
15 16 (5.28%) Business Analysis
15 16 (5.28%) Project Management
16 15 (4.95%) CRM
16 15 (4.95%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.22%) SQL
2 58 (19.14%) T-SQL
3 33 (10.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 22 (7.26%) R
5 18 (5.94%) ABAP
5 18 (5.94%) Python
6 14 (4.62%) C#
7 8 (2.64%) Java
8 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.33%) F#
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (14.85%) Degree
2 30 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.99%) ISEB
3 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.63%) QA
3 7 (2.31%) IFRS
3 7 (2.31%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 117 (38.61%) Microsoft
2 97 (32.01%) SAP
3 89 (29.37%) Tableau
4 85 (28.05%) Oracle
5 42 (13.86%) Cognos
6 29 (9.57%) Informatica
7 24 (7.92%) Teradata
8 22 (7.26%) MicroStrategy
9 19 (6.27%) IBM
10 12 (3.96%) Hyperion
11 9 (2.97%) Ab Initio
11 9 (2.97%) Talend
12 8 (2.64%) Birst
13 6 (1.98%) Netezza
14 4 (1.32%) Alteryx
14 4 (1.32%) DataFlux
15 3 (0.99%) Pegasus
15 3 (0.99%) TIBCO
16 2 (0.66%) Apple
16 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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