Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 364 317 369
Rank change year-on-year -47 +52 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,289 1,753 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.00% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.04% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,508 1,355
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,675 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -

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 143,371 168,664 169,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,682 138,131 140,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -37 1,210 £45,000 - 271
UK excluding London -46 747 £42,500 +6.25% 207
London -6 525 £55,000 +4.76% 76
North of England -17 251 £41,750 +4.38% 81
Midlands +34 183 £42,500 +6.25% 37
North West +13 135 £42,000 +3.07% 51
South East -48 127 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East Midlands +66 115 £42,500 - 20
Yorkshire +1 96 £42,500 - 25
East of England +34 83 £47,500 -5.00% 24
West Midlands -11 68 £45,000 +28.57% 17
South West -55 49 £41,000 +9.33% 16
Scotland -10 32 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North East +4 20 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Wales +9 19 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Northern Ireland -4 7 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 1,289 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,058 (82.08%) SQL
3 906 (70.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 891 (69.12%) SQL Server
5 840 (65.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 757 (58.73%) Data Warehouse
7 694 (53.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 634 (49.19%) ETL
9 628 (48.72%) Power BI
10 575 (44.61%) T-SQL
11 552 (42.82%) Microsoft
12 324 (25.14%) Visualisation
13 323 (25.06%) Finance
14 312 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 291 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
16 285 (22.11%) Analytics
17 274 (21.26%) Tableau
18 242 (18.77%) Data Modelling
19 213 (16.52%) Microsoft Excel
20 181 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
21 162 (12.57%) Kimball Methodology
22 155 (12.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
23 146 (11.33%) QlikView
24 136 (10.55%) MDX
25 134 (10.40%) Dimensional Modelling
26 132 (10.24%) C#
27 129 (10.01%) Oracle
28 127 (9.85%) Data Visualisation
29 125 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
30 124 (9.62%) Problem-Solving

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 76 (5.90%) SAS
2 34 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.62%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.62%) Confluence
4 7 (0.54%) Apache
5 3 (0.23%) IIS
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.16%) DNN
6 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 213 (16.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) Mingle
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
4 10 (0.78%) Movex
5 5 (0.39%) FastStats
6 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.078%) Magento
8 1 (0.078%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 312 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (4.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 23 (1.78%) Data Lake Analytics
5 22 (1.71%) PaaS
6 12 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.85%) SaaS
8 10 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.62%) IaaS
10 7 (0.54%) Office 365
11 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.39%) Serverless
13 4 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.23%) Boomi
14 3 (0.23%) GitHub
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.16%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.39%) HTTP
1 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.16%) FTP
2 2 (0.16%) Intranet
3 1 (0.078%) Broadband
3 1 (0.078%) DNS
3 1 (0.078%) Firewall
3 1 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (70.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 891 (69.12%) SQL Server
3 840 (65.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 757 (58.73%) Data Warehouse
5 694 (53.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 628 (48.72%) Power BI
7 146 (11.33%) QlikView
8 125 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 118 (9.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 109 (8.46%) OLAP
11 105 (8.15%) Relational Database
12 101 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
13 76 (5.90%) Data Lake
13 76 (5.90%) SQL Server 2016
14 72 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 71 (5.51%) Azure SQL Database
16 70 (5.43%) Big Data
17 58 (4.50%) OLAP Cube
18 50 (3.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 43 (3.34%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 66 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 39 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.78%) JIRA
5 9 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.47%) Toad
7 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.16%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
9 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.16%) Subversion
9 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.078%) MSTest
10 1 (0.078%) tSQLt
General
1 323 (25.06%) Finance
2 87 (6.75%) Retail
3 75 (5.82%) Marketing
4 63 (4.89%) Banking
5 34 (2.64%) Advertising
6 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.70%) Legal
10 8 (0.62%) Publishing
11 6 (0.47%) Law
11 6 (0.47%) Local Government
12 5 (0.39%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.23%) Games
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.078%) Back Office
15 1 (0.078%) Electronics
15 1 (0.078%) Front Office
15 1 (0.078%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (10.55%) MDX
2 101 (7.84%) .NET
3 30 (2.33%) Web Services
4 26 (2.02%) HTML
5 22 (1.71%) JSON
6 20 (1.55%) XML
7 19 (1.47%) CSS
8 17 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 13 (1.01%) HTML5
10 8 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.54%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.39%) jQuery
12 5 (0.39%) RESTful
13 4 (0.31%) Kafka
14 3 (0.23%) NHibernate
14 3 (0.23%) WinForms
14 3 (0.23%) WPF
15 2 (0.16%) LINQ
15 2 (0.16%) SOAP
15 2 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 181 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 19 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.40%) Fintech
6 13 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (0.85%) Reinsurance
8 10 (0.78%) Life Science
8 10 (0.78%) User Experience
9 6 (0.47%) NHS
9 6 (0.47%) Replication
10 5 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.39%) FMCG
10 5 (0.39%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.31%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.31%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.23%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.47%) Linux
2 5 (0.39%) Windows
3 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.078%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,289 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 634 (49.19%) ETL
3 324 (25.14%) Visualisation
4 291 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 285 (22.11%) Analytics
6 242 (18.77%) Data Modelling
7 162 (12.57%) Kimball Methodology
8 134 (10.40%) Dimensional Modelling
9 127 (9.85%) Data Visualisation
10 124 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
11 101 (7.84%) Data Analysis
12 86 (6.67%) Scrum
13 76 (5.90%) ETL Development
14 69 (5.35%) Decision-Making
15 59 (4.58%) ERP
16 57 (4.42%) Business Analysis
17 56 (4.34%) Dashboard Development
17 56 (4.34%) Data Management
18 52 (4.03%) Data Integration
19 51 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,058 (82.08%) SQL
2 575 (44.61%) T-SQL
3 155 (12.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 132 (10.24%) C#
5 83 (6.44%) Python
6 55 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 52 (4.03%) PL/SQL
8 49 (3.80%) VBA
9 39 (3.03%) R
10 30 (2.33%) Java
11 25 (1.94%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.93%) VB
13 6 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.39%) C
14 5 (0.39%) U-SQL
15 4 (0.31%) ABAP
15 4 (0.31%) C++
15 4 (0.31%) Scala
16 3 (0.23%) Go
17 2 (0.16%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 88 (6.83%) Degree
2 14 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.31%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.23%) ISEB
7 3 (0.23%) MBCS
8 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.16%) MCSA
9 1 (0.078%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 44 (3.41%) QA
3 22 (1.71%) GDPR
4 9 (0.70%) SLA
5 5 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Consul
1 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.16%) Terraform
2 1 (0.078%) Control-M
2 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 552 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 274 (21.26%) Tableau
3 129 (10.01%) Oracle
4 62 (4.81%) SAP
5 61 (4.73%) Cognos
6 26 (2.02%) Google
7 22 (1.71%) Alteryx
8 21 (1.63%) IBM
8 21 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
9 19 (1.47%) Informatica
10 16 (1.24%) JD Edwards
11 13 (1.01%) Teradata
12 11 (0.85%) Birst
13 10 (0.78%) Infor
14 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.70%) Talend
15 8 (0.62%) RedGate
16 7 (0.54%) Databricks
17 5 (0.39%) Adobe
18 4 (0.31%) Symantec