Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 843 815
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 379 387 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 308 304 498
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £39,700 £41,250 £42,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £83,500 £81,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Consultant in the UK

Business Intelligence Consultant
Top 15 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 6 months to 24 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 +25 331 £57,500 +9.52% 20
London -31 171 £59,000 +2.61% 7
UK excluding London +69 169 £55,000 +10.00% 12
North of England +11 42 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Midlands +50 34 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South East +57 26 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Scotland +2 26 £48,000 -1.54%
West Midlands +34 24 £51,250 +20.59% 1
North West -22 22 £52,500 +20.69% 1
South West +37 20 £42,501 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire +20 17 £70,000 +40.00%
East of England -8 16 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Wales +19 7 £57,500 +27.78%
East Midlands +24 3 £55,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 379 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 205 (54.09%) SQL
3 175 (46.17%) SQL Server
4 158 (41.69%) Microsoft
5 153 (40.37%) Data Warehouse
6 151 (39.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 151 (39.84%) Analytics
7 150 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 142 (37.47%) Power BI
9 136 (35.88%) Tableau
10 123 (32.45%) Oracle
11 109 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 108 (28.50%) Finance
13 102 (26.91%) Visualisation
14 98 (25.86%) QlikView
15 95 (25.07%) ETL
16 94 (24.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 93 (24.54%) BusinessObjects
18 87 (22.96%) SAP
19 86 (22.69%) Data Visualisation
20 82 (21.64%) Cognos
21 76 (20.05%) Data Modelling
21 76 (20.05%) Degree
22 74 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 65 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
24 58 (15.30%) Presales
25 56 (14.78%) Azure SQL Database
26 55 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
26 55 (14.51%) Data Lake
27 54 (14.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

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 38 (10.03%) SAS
2 9 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.58%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.53%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 48 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 12 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (2.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.85%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.58%) SAP Business One
6 5 (1.32%) Cognos Planning
6 5 (1.32%) HFM
6 5 (1.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 109 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (13.98%) Azure Data Factory
3 27 (7.12%) Azure Machine Learning
4 22 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (5.01%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 8 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.11%) PaaS
7 5 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.32%) Yammer
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (46.17%) SQL Server
2 153 (40.37%) Data Warehouse
3 151 (39.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 150 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 142 (37.47%) Power BI
6 98 (25.86%) QlikView
7 94 (24.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 93 (24.54%) BusinessObjects
9 56 (14.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 55 (14.51%) Data Lake
11 54 (14.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 51 (13.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 50 (13.19%) SAP BW
14 39 (10.29%) Big Data
15 37 (9.76%) Relational Database
16 31 (8.18%) OLAP
17 29 (7.65%) Hadoop
17 29 (7.65%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (7.12%) SAP HANA
19 17 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (28.50%) Finance
2 34 (8.97%) Advertising
2 34 (8.97%) Banking
3 12 (3.17%) Marketing
4 10 (2.64%) Legal
4 10 (2.64%) Local Government
5 5 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.50%) .NET
2 28 (7.39%) MDX
3 11 (2.90%) HTML
4 10 (2.64%) Web Services
5 9 (2.37%) CSS
6 8 (2.11%) REST
7 7 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (0.53%) HTML5
9 2 (0.53%) JSP
9 2 (0.53%) XML
9 2 (0.53%) XSLT
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.39%) Virtual Team
3 8 (2.11%) NHS
4 7 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.26%) Life Science
8 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.60%) Linux
2 17 (4.49%) Windows
3 7 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 151 (39.84%) Analytics
3 102 (26.91%) Visualisation
4 95 (25.07%) ETL
5 86 (22.69%) Data Visualisation
6 76 (20.05%) Data Modelling
7 74 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (15.30%) Presales
10 42 (11.08%) Business Analytics
11 31 (8.18%) Dimensional Modelling
12 29 (7.65%) Data Analytics
12 29 (7.65%) Machine Learning
13 23 (6.07%) Kimball Methodology
13 23 (6.07%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.07%) Migration
14 22 (5.80%) Data Management
14 22 (5.80%) Information Management
15 19 (5.01%) ERP
16 18 (4.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 205 (54.09%) SQL
2 30 (7.92%) R
3 23 (6.07%) T-SQL
4 22 (5.80%) VBA
5 19 (5.01%) Python
6 15 (3.96%) C#
7 11 (2.90%) VB
8 10 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (2.11%) ABAP
10 7 (1.85%) Java
11 6 (1.58%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.79%) X++
13 2 (0.53%) C
13 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (20.05%) Degree
2 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.32%) MCSA
4 5 (1.32%) MCSE
5 4 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.26%) APMP
6 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.43%) QA
2 10 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (1.32%) SCCM
1 5 (1.32%) SCOM
1 5 (1.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 158 (41.69%) Microsoft
2 136 (35.88%) Tableau
3 123 (32.45%) Oracle
4 87 (22.96%) SAP
5 82 (21.64%) Cognos
6 45 (11.87%) Informatica
7 22 (5.80%) Teradata
8 21 (5.54%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (2.90%) IBM
9 11 (2.90%) Vertica
10 9 (2.37%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.85%) Google
11 7 (1.85%) Hyperion
11 7 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
11 7 (1.85%) Logi
11 7 (1.85%) Logi Analytics
12 6 (1.58%) Ariba
12 6 (1.58%) hybris
12 6 (1.58%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.58%) Tagetik