Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 355 299
Rank change year-on-year +32 -56 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1757 1682 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.87% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1520 2153
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 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 +28 1661 £45,000 -5.26% 58
UK excluding London +52 1057 £42,500 - 43
London -4 675 £52,500 -4.55% 20
North of England +42 382 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Midlands +82 211 £40,000 -5.88% 9
North West +19 202 £40,000 +6.67% 11
South East +27 199 £45,250 -6.22% 6
Yorkshire +53 175 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands +19 131 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West +23 120 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands +90 80 £37,500 -16.67% 4
East of England +7 72 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Scotland +28 64 £45,000 +8.64% 3
Wales +1 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North East +9 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 1757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1394 (79.34%) SQL
3 1206 (68.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1157 (65.85%) SQL Server
5 1078 (61.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1033 (58.79%) Data Warehouse
7 881 (50.14%) Microsoft
8 846 (48.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 788 (44.85%) ETL
10 753 (42.86%) T-SQL
11 533 (30.34%) Power BI
12 517 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
13 475 (27.03%) Finance
14 380 (21.63%) Data Modelling
15 373 (21.23%) Tableau
16 325 (18.50%) Visualisation
17 301 (17.13%) QlikView
18 267 (15.20%) Analytics
19 244 (13.89%) C#
20 240 (13.66%) .NET
21 234 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 231 (13.15%) SQL Server 2012
23 222 (12.64%) Data Visualisation
24 209 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
25 201 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
26 198 (11.27%) MDX
27 195 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
28 194 (11.04%) SQL Server 2016
29 186 (10.59%) OLAP
30 181 (10.30%) Kimball Methodology

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 73 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.71%) SAS
3 16 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.57%) OpenROAD
5 8 (0.46%) OpenEdge
6 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.057%) Apache
9 1 (0.057%) IIS
9 1 (0.057%) JBoss
9 1 (0.057%) Mule
9 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.057%) WebSphere
Applications
1 168 (9.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 27 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.34%) SPSS
5 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 20 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.057%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.057%) HFM
8 1 (0.057%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.057%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.057%) ProgressCRM
8 1 (0.057%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 234 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 26 (1.48%) SaaS
5 21 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
6 15 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.46%) Office 365
9 7 (0.40%) Google Play
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.11%) IaaS
13 2 (0.11%) PaaS
14 1 (0.057%) Boomi
14 1 (0.057%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 1 (0.057%) GitHub
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.80%) Internet
2 11 (0.63%) Intranet
3 9 (0.51%) SMS
4 8 (0.46%) DNS
4 8 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.057%) HTTP
5 1 (0.057%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.057%) LDAP
5 1 (0.057%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1206 (68.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1157 (65.85%) SQL Server
3 1078 (61.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1033 (58.79%) Data Warehouse
5 846 (48.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 533 (30.34%) Power BI
7 301 (17.13%) QlikView
8 231 (13.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 209 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 195 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 194 (11.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 186 (10.59%) OLAP
13 165 (9.39%) Big Data
14 153 (8.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 142 (8.08%) BusinessObjects
16 122 (6.94%) Relational Database
17 111 (6.32%) OLAP Cube
18 75 (4.27%) Data Lake
19 53 (3.02%) Hadoop
20 52 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 114 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 44 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 19 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
5 19 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 15 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 14 (0.80%) Toad
8 13 (0.74%) Subversion
9 9 (0.51%) JIRA
10 7 (0.40%) MSTest
11 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (0.28%) NSubstitute
12 5 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.23%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.11%) ERwin
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 475 (27.03%) Finance
2 175 (9.96%) Retail
3 90 (5.12%) Banking
4 89 (5.07%) Marketing
5 69 (3.93%) Advertising
6 55 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 44 (2.50%) Legal
9 42 (2.39%) Games
10 40 (2.28%) Retail Banking
11 39 (2.22%) Publishing
12 37 (2.11%) Electronics
13 31 (1.76%) Investment Banking
14 30 (1.71%) Local Government
15 25 (1.42%) Front Office
16 24 (1.37%) Law
17 20 (1.14%) Back Office
18 19 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
19 3 (0.17%) Finnish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (13.66%) .NET
2 198 (11.27%) MDX
3 57 (3.24%) Web Services
4 47 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 39 (2.22%) HTML
6 29 (1.65%) CSS
7 26 (1.48%) .NET Framework
8 22 (1.25%) SOAP
9 21 (1.20%) XML
10 20 (1.14%) REST
11 18 (1.02%) Node.js
12 17 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (0.80%) JSON
14 13 (0.74%) Aurelia
14 13 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (0.57%) .NET Core
15 10 (0.57%) D3.js
15 10 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (0.57%) Lambda Expressions
15 10 (0.57%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 201 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 91 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.31%) NHS
6 23 (1.31%) Reinsurance
7 21 (1.20%) Fintech
7 21 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
8 19 (1.08%) BBC
8 19 (1.08%) Social Media
9 13 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.74%) Equities
9 13 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.68%) FMCG
11 11 (0.63%) iPad
12 9 (0.51%) iPhone
12 9 (0.51%) User Experience
13 6 (0.34%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (1.82%) Linux
2 27 (1.54%) Windows
3 25 (1.42%) Unix
4 8 (0.46%) Android
4 8 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.057%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.057%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 788 (44.85%) ETL
3 517 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 380 (21.63%) Data Modelling
5 325 (18.50%) Visualisation
6 267 (15.20%) Analytics
7 222 (12.64%) Data Visualisation
8 181 (10.30%) Kimball Methodology
9 143 (8.14%) Scrum
10 124 (7.06%) Dimensional Modelling
11 100 (5.69%) SDLC
12 96 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 86 (4.89%) Data Analysis
14 84 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 84 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (4.55%) ETL Development
17 78 (4.44%) E-Commerce
18 74 (4.21%) Data Integration
19 72 (4.10%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1394 (79.34%) SQL
2 753 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 244 (13.89%) C#
4 113 (6.43%) Java
5 89 (5.07%) Python
6 79 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 62 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 60 (3.41%) VBA
9 59 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.50%) R
11 39 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 29 (1.65%) VB
13 21 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.63%) C
15 10 (0.57%) ES6
16 7 (0.40%) Groovy
17 4 (0.23%) C++
18 3 (0.17%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 162 (9.22%) Degree
2 33 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.17%) HND
8 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.057%) MCP
9 1 (0.057%) MCSA
9 1 (0.057%) MCSE
9 1 (0.057%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 34 (1.94%) QA
3 2 (0.11%) Basel III
3 2 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (0.91%) Terraform
2 10 (0.57%) Kibana
2 10 (0.57%) logstash
2 10 (0.57%) Packer
3 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.11%) SCCM
5 1 (0.057%) Control-M
5 1 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.057%) Puppet
Vendors
1 881 (50.14%) Microsoft
2 373 (21.23%) Tableau
3 166 (9.45%) Oracle
4 131 (7.46%) Cognos
5 120 (6.83%) SAP
6 83 (4.72%) MicroStrategy
7 48 (2.73%) IBM
8 44 (2.50%) Informatica
9 39 (2.22%) Google
10 31 (1.76%) Birst
11 27 (1.54%) Jaspersoft
12 20 (1.14%) Sybase
13 19 (1.08%) Apple
13 19 (1.08%) Facebook
13 19 (1.08%) Sony
13 19 (1.08%) Yahoo!
14 18 (1.02%) SnapLogic
15 17 (0.97%) TIBCO
16 16 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.85%) Alteryx