Period
to 24 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 410 336 296
Rank change year-on-year -74 -40 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 819 620 1,636
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.92% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 711 531 1,479
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,625 £35,735
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 103,220 67,273 138,654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.23% 95.03% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73,547 54,887 112,038
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -97 710 £47,500 -5.00% 109
UK excluding London -44 499 £42,500 -5.56% 79
London -78 272 £57,500 -8.00% 31
North of England -15 176 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Work from Home -136 159 £45,000 -5.26% 23
South West -14 92 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North West -34 84 £37,500 -16.67% 17
Midlands -77 76 £42,500 - 20
Yorkshire -12 72 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Scotland -14 55 £46,250 +5.71% 2
South East -93 55 £47,500 -13.64% 13
West Midlands -49 54 £42,500 -2.86% 11
East of England -51 26 £57,500 +27.49% 12
Wales -5 22 £43,750 +13.64%
East Midlands -63 22 £39,500 +1.28% 9
North East -10 20 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Northern Ireland -33 2 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 819 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 640 (78.14%) SQL
3 584 (71.31%) Power Platform
4 583 (71.18%) Power BI
5 502 (61.29%) Data Warehouse
6 414 (50.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 382 (46.64%) ETL
8 375 (45.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 344 (42.00%) SQL Server
10 312 (38.10%) Azure
11 296 (36.14%) Analytics
12 281 (34.31%) Microsoft
13 254 (31.01%) T-SQL
14 253 (30.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 212 (25.89%) Visualisation
16 200 (24.42%) Data Modelling
17 181 (22.10%) Analytical Skills
18 166 (20.27%) Social Skills
19 162 (19.78%) Finance
20 144 (17.58%) Tableau
21 121 (14.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 114 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
23 106 (12.94%) Python
24 105 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
24 105 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
25 96 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
26 83 (10.13%) Azure Data Factory
27 80 (9.77%) AWS
28 74 (9.04%) Data Analytics
29 73 (8.91%) Dashboard Development

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 22 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (0.85%) Apache
4 6 (0.73%) SAS
5 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.12%) Confluence
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 114 (13.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.49%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.49%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.24%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 584 (71.31%) Power Platform
2 312 (38.10%) Azure
3 83 (10.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 80 (9.77%) AWS
5 46 (5.62%) Snowflake
6 33 (4.03%) PowerApps
7 27 (3.30%) PaaS
8 25 (3.05%) GCP
9 21 (2.56%) Matillion
10 19 (2.32%) Power Automate
11 18 (2.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 18 (2.20%) SaaS
12 17 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (1.95%) GitHub
14 15 (1.83%) Azure Stack
15 13 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
16 9 (1.10%) Azure Logic Apps
17 8 (0.98%) IaaS
18 6 (0.73%) Azure Storage
19 5 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.12%) Internet
1 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (71.18%) Power BI
2 502 (61.29%) Data Warehouse
3 414 (50.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 375 (45.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 344 (42.00%) SQL Server
6 253 (30.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 144 (17.58%) Tableau
8 59 (7.20%) QlikView
9 57 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
10 53 (6.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 51 (6.23%) OLAP
11 51 (6.23%) Relational Database
12 49 (5.98%) Data Lake
13 44 (5.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 32 (3.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 29 (3.54%) SQL Server 2016
16 28 (3.42%) Data Mining
17 27 (3.30%) Star Schema
18 25 (3.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 23 (2.81%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 20 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.71%) JIRA
6 7 (0.85%) Subversion
7 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.24%) ProC
8 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 181 (22.10%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (20.27%) Social Skills
3 162 (19.78%) Finance
4 22 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.20%) Law
6 17 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 15 (1.83%) Advertising
7 15 (1.83%) Banking
7 15 (1.83%) Retail
8 14 (1.71%) French Language
9 13 (1.59%) Publishing
10 11 (1.34%) Legal
10 11 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (0.73%) Games
13 6 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.24%) Marketing
15 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.74%) MDX
2 28 (3.42%) XML
3 24 (2.93%) .NET
4 19 (2.32%) JSON
5 17 (2.08%) HTML
5 17 (2.08%) REST
6 15 (1.83%) CSS
7 10 (1.22%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.85%) .NET Core
10 5 (0.61%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.61%) jQuery
10 5 (0.61%) Node.js
11 4 (0.49%) Angular 2
11 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET Core
11 4 (0.49%) Kafka
12 3 (0.37%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.37%) Spring
13 2 (0.24%) D3.js
13 2 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.88%) Data Structures
2 37 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.05%) User Experience
5 18 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
6 14 (1.71%) NHS
7 7 (0.85%) FMCG
7 7 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (0.73%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.49%) Online Games
10 4 (0.49%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.37%) Industry 4.0
11 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.24%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.61%) Linux
2 3 (0.37%) Windows
3 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 819 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 382 (46.64%) ETL
3 296 (36.14%) Analytics
4 212 (25.89%) Visualisation
5 200 (24.42%) Data Modelling
6 105 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
6 105 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 96 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (9.04%) Data Analytics
9 73 (8.91%) Dashboard Development
10 71 (8.67%) DevOps
11 70 (8.55%) Migration
12 69 (8.42%) Data Analysis
13 58 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
14 57 (6.96%) Decision-Making
15 49 (5.98%) Business Analysis
16 47 (5.74%) Data Integration
17 44 (5.37%) Data Extraction
18 41 (5.01%) Data Management
19 40 (4.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 640 (78.14%) SQL
2 254 (31.01%) T-SQL
3 121 (14.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 106 (12.94%) Python
5 35 (4.27%) R
6 34 (4.15%) C#
7 30 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.22%) VBA
11 7 (0.85%) Java
12 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.49%) VB
12 4 (0.49%) X++
13 2 (0.24%) Scala
13 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.12%) C
14 1 (0.12%) Go
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.12%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 40 (4.88%) Degree
2 23 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.24%) AAT
5 2 (0.24%) ACCA
5 2 (0.24%) CIMA
5 2 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.12%) HNC
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) MBCS
6 1 (0.12%) MCSA
6 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.44%) GDPR
3 17 (2.08%) QA
4 8 (0.98%) SLA
5 5 (0.61%) GRC
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS
6 1 (0.12%) ITGC
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Kibana
2 1 (0.12%) Ansible
2 1 (0.12%) Control-M
2 1 (0.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 281 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.98%) SAP
3 39 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 37 (4.52%) Oracle
5 35 (4.27%) Databricks
6 27 (3.30%) Cognos
7 24 (2.93%) Google
7 24 (2.93%) Informatica
8 14 (1.71%) Alteryx
9 12 (1.47%) IBM
10 9 (1.10%) IFS
10 9 (1.10%) Talend
10 9 (1.10%) Teradata
11 8 (0.98%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.73%) Sage
13 4 (0.49%) Epicor
13 4 (0.49%) Infor
14 3 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.37%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.24%) TIBCO