Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 292 345
Rank change year-on-year -49 +53 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 421 1,577 1,582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.17% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 385 1,501 1,472
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,622 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £67,500
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 46,870 134,370 160,864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38,255 106,946 129,649
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 17 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 21 September 2020. 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 -60 393 £50,000 - 54
UK excluding London +32 245 £45,000 - 40
London -66 167 £67,500 +12.50% 19
North of England +19 74 £43,500 +2.35% 16
Midlands +33 53 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North West +50 48 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South East +138 44 £50,000 - 3
South West +100 32 £42,500 - 1
Work from Home +20 30 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +31 27 £38,750 -13.89% 6
West Midlands +59 26 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East of England +82 23 £48,250 +7.22% 3
Yorkshire +56 20 £42,750 +0.59% 2
Scotland +79 9 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Wales +39 9 £34,000 -15.00% 2
North East +29 6 £41,000 -3.53% 1
Northern Ireland +22 1 £40,000 +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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.

1 421 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 310 (73.63%) SQL
3 268 (63.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 259 (61.52%) Data Warehouse
5 254 (60.33%) Power BI
5 254 (60.33%) Power Platform
6 227 (53.92%) SQL Server
7 223 (52.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 202 (47.98%) Microsoft
9 200 (47.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 176 (41.81%) Azure
11 168 (39.90%) ETL
12 135 (32.07%) Data Modelling
13 126 (29.93%) Analytics
14 117 (27.79%) Finance
15 116 (27.55%) T-SQL
16 106 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
17 99 (23.52%) Visualisation
18 74 (17.58%) Tableau
19 65 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (14.49%) Data Visualisation
21 58 (13.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 58 (13.78%) Data Lake
21 58 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
22 52 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
23 51 (12.11%) OLAP
24 48 (11.40%) Azure SQL Database
25 47 (11.16%) Dashboard Development
25 47 (11.16%) Python
26 46 (10.93%) MDX

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 11 (2.61%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.19%) Apache
3 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.19%) Luigi
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 254 (60.33%) Power Platform
2 176 (41.81%) Azure
3 40 (9.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 28 (6.65%) AWS
5 11 (2.61%) SaaS
6 10 (2.38%) GCP
6 10 (2.38%) PowerApps
7 7 (1.66%) Logic Apps
8 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.43%) PaaS
9 5 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.48%) Azure Stack
10 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Office 365
11 1 (0.24%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) Broadband
2 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (63.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 259 (61.52%) Data Warehouse
3 254 (60.33%) Power BI
4 227 (53.92%) SQL Server
5 223 (52.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 200 (47.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (13.78%) Data Lake
8 51 (12.11%) OLAP
9 48 (11.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 38 (9.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 37 (8.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 35 (8.31%) Big Data
13 27 (6.41%) OLTP
14 26 (6.18%) QlikView
15 23 (5.46%) Data Mining
16 21 (4.99%) Relational Database
17 20 (4.75%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (4.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 19 (4.51%) OLAP Cube
19 14 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) ERwin
5 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.24%) MbUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.24%) MSTest
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.24%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 117 (27.79%) Finance
2 13 (3.09%) Retail
3 12 (2.85%) Law
4 8 (1.90%) Banking
5 7 (1.66%) Advertising
6 6 (1.43%) Legal
7 5 (1.19%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.93%) MDX
2 26 (6.18%) XML
3 20 (4.75%) JSON
4 16 (3.80%) REST
4 16 (3.80%) SOAP
5 12 (2.85%) .NET
6 7 (1.66%) Kafka
7 5 (1.19%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.71%) ADO
8 3 (0.71%) CSS
8 3 (0.71%) HTML
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.71%) Web Services
9 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.48%) D3.js
9 2 (0.48%) Shiny
9 2 (0.48%) Vue.js
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.65%) Data Structures
3 22 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.38%) User Experience
7 9 (2.14%) Reinsurance
8 8 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.19%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.19%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.19%) Replication
11 3 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.48%) Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) FMCG
12 2 (0.48%) NHS
13 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.80%) Unix
2 10 (2.38%) Windows
3 9 (2.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (39.90%) ETL
3 135 (32.07%) Data Modelling
4 126 (29.93%) Analytics
5 106 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (23.52%) Visualisation
7 61 (14.49%) Data Visualisation
8 58 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (11.16%) Dashboard Development
10 46 (10.93%) DevOps
11 39 (9.26%) Dimensional Modelling
12 38 (9.03%) Performance Tuning
13 37 (8.79%) Data Analytics
14 36 (8.55%) Data Analysis
14 36 (8.55%) SDLC
15 29 (6.89%) Computer Science
16 28 (6.65%) Requirements Gathering
17 27 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (6.18%) Decision-Making
19 24 (5.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 310 (73.63%) SQL
2 116 (27.55%) T-SQL
3 58 (13.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 47 (11.16%) Python
5 18 (4.28%) Java
6 16 (3.80%) R
7 13 (3.09%) C#
7 13 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.43%) Scala
9 5 (1.19%) C++
10 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) ABAP
11 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.48%) Perl
11 2 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (7.60%) Degree
2 12 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.95%) HNC
4 3 (0.71%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.66%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) GDPR
3 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 202 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 74 (17.58%) Tableau
3 30 (7.13%) Oracle
4 29 (6.89%) Databricks
5 15 (3.56%) SAP
6 13 (3.09%) Informatica
7 10 (2.38%) Cognos
8 9 (2.14%) Google
9 8 (1.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.95%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.71%) Capita
11 3 (0.71%) IBM
11 3 (0.71%) Talend
12 2 (0.48%) Confluent
12 2 (0.48%) Sun
12 2 (0.48%) Sybase
12 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.24%) Birst
13 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds