Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 396 283
Rank change year-on-year +82 -113 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,757 1,360 2,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.77% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.80% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 1,258 2,191
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12% +5.95%

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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +68 1,650 £45,000 -5.26% 208
UK excluding London +83 1,086 £40,000 -11.11% 153
London +10 625 £52,500 -4.55% 73
North of England +72 370 £40,000 -5.88% 57
South East +22 221 £42,500 -10.53% 25
Midlands +44 193 £38,750 -8.82% 28
North West +48 178 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire +47 166 £42,500 - 23
South West +71 136 £37,500 -6.25% 17
West Midlands +17 127 £37,500 -16.67% 16
East of England +42 86 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Midlands +34 66 £41,750 +19.29% 12
Scotland -17 56 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North East -2 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wales +22 24 £33,750 -15.63% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,398 (79.57%) SQL
3 1,252 (71.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,195 (68.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,162 (66.14%) SQL Server
6 1,032 (58.74%) Data Warehouse
7 891 (50.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 854 (48.61%) T-SQL
9 805 (45.82%) Microsoft
10 785 (44.68%) ETL
11 583 (33.18%) Power BI
12 416 (23.68%) Finance
13 396 (22.54%) Data Modelling
14 370 (21.06%) Tableau
15 326 (18.55%) Analytics
16 323 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
17 291 (16.56%) Visualisation
18 272 (15.48%) QlikView
19 246 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
20 232 (13.20%) SQL Server 2016
21 226 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 223 (12.69%) SQL Server 2014
23 202 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
24 199 (11.33%) C#
25 198 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
26 194 (11.04%) Kimball Methodology
27 185 (10.53%) .NET
28 178 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
29 168 (9.56%) Oracle
30 166 (9.45%) OLAP

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 62 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.25%) SAS
3 17 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.34%) Apache
4 6 (0.34%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.11%) IIS
7 2 (0.11%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.057%) CMS
8 1 (0.057%) JBoss
8 1 (0.057%) Mule
8 1 (0.057%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.057%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.057%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.057%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
Applications
1 178 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.40%) SPSS
5 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (3.02%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.057%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.057%) ProgressCRM
8 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 226 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
4 19 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
5 13 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (0.57%) Office 365
7 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.46%) PaaS
7 8 (0.46%) SaaS
8 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.28%) Serverless
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.057%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.057%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.057%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.057%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.25%) SMS
2 17 (0.97%) DNS
2 17 (0.97%) Firewall
3 4 (0.23%) Internet
4 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.057%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.057%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,252 (71.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,195 (68.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,162 (66.14%) SQL Server
4 1,032 (58.74%) Data Warehouse
5 891 (50.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 583 (33.18%) Power BI
7 272 (15.48%) QlikView
8 232 (13.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 223 (12.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 202 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 166 (9.45%) OLAP
12 153 (8.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 136 (7.74%) BusinessObjects
14 107 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 88 (5.01%) Big Data
16 81 (4.61%) Relational Database
17 67 (3.81%) OLAP Cube
18 57 (3.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 55 (3.13%) Data Mining
20 54 (3.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 106 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (3.76%) Visual Studio
3 48 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (0.80%) Toad
5 12 (0.68%) JIRA
6 7 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.23%) Subversion
9 3 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.11%) Moq
10 2 (0.11%) MSTest
10 2 (0.11%) NUnit
10 2 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
General
1 416 (23.68%) Finance
2 92 (5.24%) Advertising
3 85 (4.84%) Retail
4 76 (4.33%) Banking
5 60 (3.41%) Marketing
6 53 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.11%) Retail Banking
8 32 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.42%) Publishing
10 22 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.97%) Games
11 17 (0.97%) Legal
12 15 (0.85%) Electronics
13 11 (0.63%) Law
14 9 (0.51%) Dutch Language
14 9 (0.51%) Finnish Language
14 9 (0.51%) German Language
15 6 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
15 6 (0.34%) International Banking
15 6 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (10.53%) .NET
2 166 (9.45%) MDX
3 42 (2.39%) Web Services
4 31 (1.76%) HTML
5 26 (1.48%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.48%) REST
6 24 (1.37%) CSS
6 24 (1.37%) SOAP
6 24 (1.37%) XML
7 14 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.51%) RESTful
10 8 (0.46%) JSON
11 7 (0.40%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.34%) XBRL
13 5 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.28%) Pandas
14 4 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.17%) COM
15 3 (0.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 246 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (3.36%) Fintech
5 57 (3.24%) Data Structures
5 57 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.14%) Equities
7 19 (1.08%) Reinsurance
8 16 (0.91%) NHS
9 12 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
10 10 (0.57%) FMCG
11 9 (0.51%) Replication
12 7 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.40%) iPhone
13 6 (0.34%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.34%) Social Media
14 5 (0.28%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.28%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.42%) Linux
2 22 (1.25%) Unix
2 22 (1.25%) Windows
3 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.11%) CentOS
4 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 785 (44.68%) ETL
3 396 (22.54%) Data Modelling
4 326 (18.55%) Analytics
5 323 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (16.56%) Visualisation
7 198 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
8 194 (11.04%) Kimball Methodology
9 126 (7.17%) Dimensional Modelling
10 110 (6.26%) Performance Tuning
11 109 (6.20%) Data Analysis
12 103 (5.86%) SDLC
13 99 (5.63%) Scrum
14 97 (5.52%) ETL Development
15 85 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 76 (4.33%) Asset Management
16 76 (4.33%) Wealth Management
17 75 (4.27%) Data Analytics
18 71 (4.04%) Migration
19 67 (3.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,398 (79.57%) SQL
2 854 (48.61%) T-SQL
3 199 (11.33%) C#
4 109 (6.20%) Python
5 80 (4.55%) VBA
6 58 (3.30%) PL/SQL
7 51 (2.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 48 (2.73%) R
9 45 (2.56%) Java
10 43 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 38 (2.16%) JavaScript
12 29 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.20%) VB
14 15 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.80%) ABAP
16 5 (0.28%) C
16 5 (0.28%) C++
16 5 (0.28%) Scala
17 3 (0.17%) VBScript
18 2 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 166 (9.45%) Degree
2 31 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.46%) MCSA
7 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.34%) MBA
9 5 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.23%) MCP
10 4 (0.23%) MCSE
11 1 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.27%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (0.34%) EMIR
3 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.057%) GDPR
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
1 4 (0.23%) HDFS
2 1 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.23%) Nagios
2 4 (0.23%) Oozie
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.057%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.057%) Terraform
Vendors
1 805 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 370 (21.06%) Tableau
3 168 (9.56%) Oracle
4 154 (8.76%) Cognos
5 134 (7.63%) SAP
6 56 (3.19%) IBM
7 51 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
8 36 (2.05%) Informatica
9 29 (1.65%) Birst
10 28 (1.59%) Infor
11 24 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 24 (1.37%) Google
12 18 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.02%) Talend
13 10 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.51%) SnapLogic
14 9 (0.51%) Vertica
15 7 (0.40%) Capita
15 7 (0.40%) Twitter
16 6 (0.34%) Netezza