Period
to 26 February 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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

BI Developer
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 392 370
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 547 958 1,329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 557 893 1,213
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 69,869 117,563 145,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.48% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,047 95,344 117,772
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 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 +17 504 £50,000 - 91
UK excluding London -2 306 £45,000 - 74
London +48 210 £60,000 -4.00% 20
North of England -9 117 £45,000 - 24
Work from Home -54 74 £50,000 +11.11% 25
North West -7 65 £45,000 +7.14% 18
Midlands +24 61 £45,000 +9.76% 23
Yorkshire +11 45 £44,000 -7.37% 2
South East +96 44 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Midlands +26 37 £45,000 +9.76% 18
East of England +76 35 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West -4 28 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands +21 24 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Scotland +29 21 £45,000 +6.51% 2
North East +4 7 £42,250 +8.33% 4
Wales +9 2 £34,500 -18.82% 1

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 547 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 439 (80.26%) SQL
3 372 (68.01%) Power Platform
4 371 (67.82%) Power BI
5 356 (65.08%) Data Warehouse
6 319 (58.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 302 (55.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 268 (48.99%) ETL
9 257 (46.98%) SQL Server
10 215 (39.31%) Azure
11 209 (38.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 187 (34.19%) Microsoft
12 187 (34.19%) Analytics
13 162 (29.62%) T-SQL
14 149 (27.24%) Visualisation
15 145 (26.51%) Finance
16 138 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
17 109 (19.93%) Data Modelling
18 102 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
19 96 (17.55%) Tableau
20 78 (14.26%) Python
21 74 (13.53%) Data Visualisation
22 73 (13.35%) Data Analytics
23 70 (12.80%) Data Lake
24 66 (12.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
25 64 (11.70%) Azure Data Factory
26 62 (11.33%) Relational Database
27 56 (10.24%) AWS
28 55 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
29 52 (9.51%) Decision-Making

Business Intelligence Developer 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 22 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (1.46%) SAS
4 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.73%) Luigi
6 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.01%) NetSuite
3 10 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.65%) Infor M3
4 9 (1.65%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 372 (68.01%) Power Platform
2 215 (39.31%) Azure
3 64 (11.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 56 (10.24%) AWS
5 19 (3.47%) GCP
6 13 (2.38%) PowerApps
7 11 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.83%) Power Automate
9 9 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (1.28%) Logic Apps
11 3 (0.55%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.55%) GitHub
11 3 (0.55%) PaaS
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.37%) SaaS
12 2 (0.37%) Serverless
13 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.18%) Intranet
2 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (67.82%) Power BI
2 356 (65.08%) Data Warehouse
3 319 (58.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 302 (55.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 257 (46.98%) SQL Server
6 209 (38.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 96 (17.55%) Tableau
8 70 (12.80%) Data Lake
9 62 (11.33%) Relational Database
10 45 (8.23%) QlikView
11 39 (7.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 35 (6.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 34 (6.22%) OLAP
14 27 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (4.02%) Big Data
16 21 (3.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (3.29%) Qlik Sense
18 18 (3.29%) Snowflake Schema
19 16 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.37%) JIRA
5 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 145 (26.51%) Finance
2 34 (6.22%) Banking
3 29 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.57%) Legal
5 12 (2.19%) Law
5 12 (2.19%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.19%) Retail
6 10 (1.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.28%) Games
7 7 (1.28%) Local Government
8 5 (0.91%) iGaming
9 4 (0.73%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.02%) Web Services
2 16 (2.93%) MDX
2 16 (2.93%) XML
3 13 (2.38%) HTML
4 12 (2.19%) .NET
4 12 (2.19%) REST
5 10 (1.83%) Pandas
6 9 (1.65%) CSS
6 9 (1.65%) RESTful
7 6 (1.10%) JSON
8 5 (0.91%) jQuery
8 5 (0.91%) Kafka
9 3 (0.55%) HTML5
9 3 (0.55%) Keras
9 3 (0.55%) Matplotlib
9 3 (0.55%) NumPy
9 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.55%) SciPy
9 3 (0.55%) TensorFlow
9 3 (0.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.57%) Data Structures
3 22 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.29%) Mobile Banking
6 18 (3.29%) Online Banking
6 18 (3.29%) Reference Data
7 17 (3.11%) User Experience
8 13 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.65%) NHS
10 6 (1.10%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.91%) Online Games
12 4 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.55%) Podcast
14 2 (0.37%) FMCG
14 2 (0.37%) Wiki
15 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.18%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.46%) Windows
2 4 (0.73%) Unix
3 1 (0.18%) Android
3 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 268 (48.99%) ETL
3 187 (34.19%) Analytics
4 149 (27.24%) Visualisation
5 138 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (19.93%) Data Modelling
7 74 (13.53%) Data Visualisation
8 73 (13.35%) Data Analytics
9 55 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (9.51%) Decision-Making
11 51 (9.32%) Migration
12 49 (8.96%) Data Analysis
13 45 (8.23%) Business Analysis
14 40 (7.31%) Dashboard Development
15 39 (7.13%) ERP
16 38 (6.95%) DevOps
17 37 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (6.22%) Requirements Gathering
18 34 (6.22%) Scrum
19 32 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 439 (80.26%) SQL
2 162 (29.62%) T-SQL
3 78 (14.26%) Python
4 66 (12.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 19 (3.47%) R
6 18 (3.29%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.11%) C#
7 17 (3.11%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.56%) VBA
9 12 (2.19%) Java
10 11 (2.01%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.10%) Scala
12 4 (0.73%) C++
12 4 (0.73%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) U-SQL
14 1 (0.18%) Go
14 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (7.68%) Degree
2 8 (1.46%) DBS Check
3 4 (0.73%) ISEB
4 3 (0.55%) MBCS
5 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.18%) HNC
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.86%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) IFRS
5 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 187 (34.19%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.59%) Databricks
3 25 (4.57%) SAP
4 19 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.11%) Google
6 15 (2.74%) Informatica
7 12 (2.19%) Cognos
7 12 (2.19%) IFS
7 12 (2.19%) JD Edwards
8 11 (2.01%) Oracle
9 10 (1.83%) Epicor
10 9 (1.65%) Infor
11 7 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.10%) QAD
13 4 (0.73%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.55%) Alteryx
14 3 (0.55%) Sage
14 3 (0.55%) Talend
15 2 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
16 1 (0.18%) Intel