Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 329 405
Rank change year-on-year -11 +76 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,453 1,788 1,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.00% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,543 1,309
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,400 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -9 1,385 £47,500 +5.56% 254
UK excluding London -47 809 £42,500 - 189
London +62 630 £55,000 +4.76% 72
North of England -23 260 £41,500 +0.61% 63
Midlands +29 192 £42,500 +9.68% 44
South East -35 170 £45,000 +3.45% 37
North West -36 135 £42,500 +6.25% 29
West Midlands +2 103 £41,913 +11.77% 19
Yorkshire -20 98 £40,000 -11.11% 30
East of England +36 97 £47,500 -1.04% 19
East Midlands +31 89 £42,500 +6.25% 25
South West -80 44 £40,000 +6.67% 19
North East +5 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Scotland -36 23 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Wales +3 20 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Northern Ireland 0 7 £35,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 1,453 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,181 (81.28%) SQL
3 1,069 (73.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,037 (71.37%) SQL Server
5 1,001 (68.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 852 (58.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 848 (58.36%) Data Warehouse
8 749 (51.55%) Microsoft
9 720 (49.55%) ETL
10 710 (48.86%) Power BI
11 677 (46.59%) T-SQL
12 408 (28.08%) Finance
13 335 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
14 334 (22.99%) Visualisation
15 327 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 307 (21.13%) Analytics
17 290 (19.96%) Tableau
18 287 (19.75%) Data Modelling
19 242 (16.66%) Microsoft Excel
20 192 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
21 171 (11.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 167 (11.49%) C#
23 163 (11.22%) Kimball Methodology
24 162 (11.15%) Dimensional Modelling
25 159 (10.94%) QlikView
26 152 (10.46%) Oracle
27 147 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
28 145 (9.98%) MDX
29 143 (9.84%) Data Analysis
30 142 (9.77%) Data Visualisation

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 49 (3.37%) SAS
1 49 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 11 (0.76%) Confluence
4 7 (0.48%) Apache
5 6 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.14%) DNN
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 242 (16.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.14%) Stata
6 1 (0.069%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (1.03%) FastStats
6 10 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.28%) Movex
7 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.069%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.069%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.069%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.069%) Maximo
9 1 (0.069%) Misys Opics
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 327 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (4.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 22 (1.51%) Data Lake Analytics
5 21 (1.45%) PaaS
6 16 (1.10%) Office 365
7 12 (0.83%) IaaS
8 11 (0.76%) SaaS
9 10 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.21%) Boomi
13 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.14%) GitHub
13 2 (0.14%) Serverless
14 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.069%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.34%) HTTP
1 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.28%) DNS
2 4 (0.28%) Firewall
3 2 (0.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.069%) Broadband
4 1 (0.069%) Internet
4 1 (0.069%) SMS
4 1 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,069 (73.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,037 (71.37%) SQL Server
3 1,001 (68.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 852 (58.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 848 (58.36%) Data Warehouse
6 710 (48.86%) Power BI
7 159 (10.94%) QlikView
8 147 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 130 (8.95%) OLAP
10 116 (7.98%) BusinessObjects
11 115 (7.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 100 (6.88%) Relational Database
13 95 (6.54%) Big Data
14 94 (6.47%) Data Lake
15 92 (6.33%) SQL Server 2016
16 87 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 83 (5.71%) OLAP Cube
18 81 (5.57%) Azure SQL Database
19 61 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
20 55 (3.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 91 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 53 (3.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.17%) JIRA
5 11 (0.76%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.28%) Subversion
8 2 (0.14%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.14%) Toad
9 1 (0.069%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.069%) Hudson
9 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.069%) MSTest
9 1 (0.069%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.069%) ProC
9 1 (0.069%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.069%) tSQLt
General
1 408 (28.08%) Finance
2 96 (6.61%) Advertising
2 96 (6.61%) Banking
3 79 (5.44%) Retail
4 54 (3.72%) Marketing
5 17 (1.17%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.17%) Legal
6 13 (0.89%) Law
6 13 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.48%) Local Government
9 6 (0.41%) Games
10 5 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.14%) Billing
11 2 (0.14%) Front Office
11 2 (0.14%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.069%) Back Office
12 1 (0.069%) Electronics
12 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.069%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (9.98%) MDX
2 132 (9.08%) .NET
3 37 (2.55%) Web Services
4 32 (2.20%) HTML
5 27 (1.86%) JSON
6 26 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 24 (1.65%) CSS
8 23 (1.58%) Entity Framework
9 20 (1.38%) XML
10 16 (1.10%) ASP.NET
11 15 (1.03%) HTML5
12 6 (0.41%) jQuery
12 6 (0.41%) NHibernate
13 5 (0.34%) SOAP
14 4 (0.28%) LAMP
14 4 (0.28%) REST
15 3 (0.21%) COM
15 3 (0.21%) RESTful
16 2 (0.14%) Node.js
16 2 (0.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 192 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.26%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (2.96%) Data Structures
4 27 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 25 (1.72%) Reinsurance
6 19 (1.31%) Fintech
7 16 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.03%) User Experience
9 13 (0.89%) NHS
10 7 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.41%) FMCG
12 5 (0.34%) Replication
13 4 (0.28%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.21%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.21%) Online Games
14 3 (0.21%) Renewable Energy
15 2 (0.14%) BBC
15 2 (0.14%) Credit Risk
15 2 (0.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.48%) Linux
2 4 (0.28%) Windows
3 2 (0.14%) Android
3 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,453 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 720 (49.55%) ETL
3 335 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (22.99%) Visualisation
5 307 (21.13%) Analytics
6 287 (19.75%) Data Modelling
7 163 (11.22%) Kimball Methodology
8 162 (11.15%) Dimensional Modelling
9 143 (9.84%) Data Analysis
10 142 (9.77%) Data Visualisation
11 136 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
12 115 (7.91%) Scrum
13 94 (6.47%) Decision-Making
14 92 (6.33%) ETL Development
15 84 (5.78%) Data Management
16 83 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
17 67 (4.61%) ERP
18 66 (4.54%) Business Analysis
18 66 (4.54%) Migration
19 60 (4.13%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,181 (81.28%) SQL
2 677 (46.59%) T-SQL
3 171 (11.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 167 (11.49%) C#
5 82 (5.64%) Python
6 66 (4.54%) PowerShell
7 61 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 56 (3.85%) VBA
9 43 (2.96%) Java
10 37 (2.55%) JavaScript
11 25 (1.72%) R
12 15 (1.03%) VB
13 9 (0.62%) C
13 9 (0.62%) Go
14 6 (0.41%) C++
14 6 (0.41%) PHP
15 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.28%) ABAP
16 4 (0.28%) U-SQL
17 3 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (5.92%) Degree
2 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.14%) MCP
5 2 (0.14%) MCSA
6 1 (0.069%) ISEB
6 1 (0.069%) MBCS
6 1 (0.069%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.51%) Data Quality
2 47 (3.23%) QA
3 18 (1.24%) GDPR
4 6 (0.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.069%) EMIR
6 1 (0.069%) IFRS
6 1 (0.069%) MiFID
6 1 (0.069%) PMO
6 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.14%) Consul
2 2 (0.14%) Control-M
2 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.14%) Terraform
3 1 (0.069%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 749 (51.55%) Microsoft
2 290 (19.96%) Tableau
3 152 (10.46%) Oracle
4 61 (4.20%) Cognos
5 54 (3.72%) SAP
6 28 (1.93%) Google
7 22 (1.51%) Alteryx
8 20 (1.38%) Informatica
9 18 (1.24%) IBM
10 17 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
10 17 (1.17%) Talend
11 11 (0.76%) Teradata
12 9 (0.62%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.48%) Birst
14 7 (0.48%) Databricks
15 6 (0.41%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.41%) TARGIT
16 4 (0.28%) Infor
17 3 (0.21%) Telerik