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The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 587 429 351
Rank change year-on-year -158 -78 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 853 827 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.79% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 666 719 465
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,700 £34,850
25th Percentile £43,125 £37,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +1.12%

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 153,832 104,896 58,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.12% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83,373 73,990 48,216
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,000 £87,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 18 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -97 777 £55,000 +15.79% 65
Work from Home -150 416 £52,500 +10.53% 28
London -52 406 £60,000 - 22
UK excluding London -148 399 £47,500 +11.76% 47
North of England -128 103 £45,000 +12.50% 18
South East -8 99 £55,000 +13.40% 7
Midlands -61 71 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Midlands -43 61 £47,500 +5.56% 3
North West -95 52 £45,000 +20.00% 10
South West -70 48 £37,500 -10.71% 8
East of England -44 42 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire -51 42 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Wales -6 29 £50,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands -41 10 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East -27 9 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Scotland -80 7 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £72,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Business Intelligence Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 853 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 702 (82.30%) SQL
3 635 (74.44%) Power Platform
4 634 (74.33%) Power BI
5 434 (50.88%) Data Warehouse
6 379 (44.43%) ETL
7 367 (43.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 344 (40.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 321 (37.63%) Azure
10 303 (35.52%) Data Modelling
11 298 (34.94%) Visualisation
12 297 (34.82%) Microsoft
13 273 (32.00%) SQL Server
14 267 (31.30%) T-SQL
15 258 (30.25%) Analytics
16 252 (29.54%) Finance
17 225 (26.38%) Analytical Skills
18 222 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 193 (22.63%) Social Skills
20 174 (20.40%) Agile
21 145 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
21 145 (17.00%) Tableau
22 120 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
23 113 (13.25%) Python
24 108 (12.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 108 (12.66%) Dashboard Development
25 106 (12.43%) Azure Data Factory
25 106 (12.43%) Data Analysis
26 82 (9.61%) Decision-Making
27 77 (9.03%) Dimensional Modelling

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 32 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.70%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (1.64%) IIS
3 14 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.82%) SAS
5 3 (0.35%) Confluence
6 2 (0.23%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.82%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 5 (0.59%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 635 (74.44%) Power Platform
2 321 (37.63%) Azure
3 106 (12.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 72 (8.44%) AWS
5 43 (5.04%) PowerApps
6 39 (4.57%) Azure DevOps
7 36 (4.22%) GCP
8 32 (3.75%) SaaS
9 30 (3.52%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 29 (3.40%) Snowflake
11 28 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
12 23 (2.70%) Power Automate
13 17 (1.99%) Google Data Studio
14 16 (1.88%) dbt
15 12 (1.41%) GitHub
15 12 (1.41%) Microsoft 365
16 11 (1.29%) Azure Logic Apps
17 10 (1.17%) PaaS
18 8 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.47%) Internet
2 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.23%) Network Security
3 1 (0.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (74.33%) Power BI
2 434 (50.88%) Data Warehouse
3 367 (43.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 344 (40.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 273 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 222 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 145 (17.00%) Tableau
8 66 (7.74%) Data Lake
9 63 (7.39%) Power Query
10 55 (6.45%) OLAP
10 55 (6.45%) QlikView
11 48 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 45 (5.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 41 (4.81%) Relational Database
14 34 (3.99%) BusinessObjects
15 33 (3.87%) Looker
16 32 (3.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 32 (3.75%) Qlik Sense
17 30 (3.52%) Data Mining
18 29 (3.40%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 40 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 34 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (3.40%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.70%) JIRA
6 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.06%) GitLab
7 9 (1.06%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 252 (29.54%) Finance
2 225 (26.38%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (22.63%) Social Skills
4 55 (6.45%) Retail
5 53 (6.21%) Advertising
6 46 (5.39%) Banking
6 46 (5.39%) Marketing
7 29 (3.40%) Public Sector
8 23 (2.70%) Legal
9 21 (2.46%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 16 (1.88%) Law
10 16 (1.88%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.64%) Local Government
12 8 (0.94%) Games
13 7 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.59%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.17%) .NET
2 22 (2.58%) XML
3 18 (2.11%) Web Services
4 15 (1.76%) MDX
5 12 (1.41%) REST
6 5 (0.59%) SOAP
7 4 (0.47%) EDI
7 4 (0.47%) JSON
7 4 (0.47%) RESTful
8 3 (0.35%) HTML
9 2 (0.23%) Kafka
9 2 (0.23%) Pandas
9 2 (0.23%) PySpark
10 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.12%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.12%) HTML5
10 1 (0.12%) React
10 1 (0.12%) ServiceStack
10 1 (0.12%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.17%) User Experience
2 25 (2.93%) Legacy Systems
3 24 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.58%) Data Structures
4 22 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.64%) SWIFT
7 13 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.94%) AS400
10 8 (0.94%) FMCG
11 7 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.82%) Life Science
12 6 (0.70%) Housing Association
13 4 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.47%) NHS
13 4 (0.47%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.35%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.35%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.46%) Windows
2 4 (0.47%) Linux
3 3 (0.35%) Unix
3 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 379 (44.43%) ETL
3 303 (35.52%) Data Modelling
4 298 (34.94%) Visualisation
5 258 (30.25%) Analytics
6 174 (20.40%) Agile
7 145 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
8 120 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (12.66%) Dashboard Development
10 106 (12.43%) Data Analysis
11 82 (9.61%) Decision-Making
12 77 (9.03%) Dimensional Modelling
13 69 (8.09%) DevOps
14 65 (7.62%) Data Analytics
14 65 (7.62%) Data Science
15 64 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
16 59 (6.92%) Data Pipeline
17 57 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 54 (6.33%) Migration
19 51 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 702 (82.30%) SQL
2 267 (31.30%) T-SQL
3 113 (13.25%) Python
4 108 (12.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 37 (4.34%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.99%) R
7 25 (2.93%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.58%) C#
9 18 (2.11%) VBA
10 12 (1.41%) C
11 6 (0.70%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.47%) Bash
12 4 (0.47%) Java
12 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.47%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (0.35%) XMLA
14 2 (0.23%) PHP
14 2 (0.23%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (6.57%) Degree
2 20 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) MCSA
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.44%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.52%) QA
3 7 (0.82%) GDPR
4 4 (0.47%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.35%) GRC
6 2 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Terraform
2 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 297 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.39%) Oracle
3 43 (5.04%) Databricks
4 22 (2.58%) Cognos
4 22 (2.58%) SAP
5 20 (2.34%) IBM
6 19 (2.23%) Informatica
6 19 (2.23%) QAD
7 18 (2.11%) Google
8 16 (1.88%) Alteryx
9 14 (1.64%) Facebook
9 14 (1.64%) Twitter
10 10 (1.17%) DocuSign
11 8 (0.94%) Anaplan
12 6 (0.70%) Sage
12 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.59%) Talend
14 4 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
15 3 (0.35%) Civica
15 3 (0.35%) Dundas