Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 401 288
Rank change year-on-year +87 -113 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,746 1,349 2,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.76% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.79% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,496 1,246 2,184
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +4.76%

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 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 19 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 +84 1,639 £45,000 -5.26% 185
UK excluding London +92 1,081 £40,000 -11.11% 141
London +38 618 £52,500 -4.55% 57
North of England +68 369 £40,000 -5.88% 55
South East +22 220 £42,500 -10.53% 20
Midlands +52 192 £37,500 -11.76% 28
North West +48 179 £40,000 - 31
Yorkshire +56 164 £42,500 - 22
South West +73 136 £37,500 -6.25% 18
West Midlands +41 125 £36,250 -19.44% 17
East of England +39 85 £50,000 -4.76% 7
East Midlands +44 67 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Scotland -8 56 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East +1 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wales +24 23 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Business Intelligence Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 1,746 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,389 (79.55%) SQL
3 1,238 (70.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,184 (67.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,152 (65.98%) SQL Server
6 1,023 (58.59%) Data Warehouse
7 881 (50.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 848 (48.57%) T-SQL
9 804 (46.05%) Microsoft
10 777 (44.50%) ETL
11 581 (33.28%) Power BI
12 414 (23.71%) Finance
13 395 (22.62%) Data Modelling
14 369 (21.13%) Tableau
15 325 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
16 322 (18.44%) Analytics
17 289 (16.55%) Visualisation
18 274 (15.69%) QlikView
19 247 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
20 227 (13.00%) SQL Server 2016
20 227 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 220 (12.60%) SQL Server 2014
22 203 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
23 197 (11.28%) C#
24 196 (11.23%) Data Visualisation
25 195 (11.17%) Kimball Methodology
26 184 (10.54%) .NET
27 174 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
28 167 (9.56%) MDX
29 166 (9.51%) 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 63 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.26%) SAS
3 15 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.34%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.29%) Apache
5 5 (0.29%) 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
1 174 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.69%) 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 52 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.057%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.057%) ProgressCRM
7 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 227 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
4 19 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
5 12 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (0.57%) Office 365
7 9 (0.52%) PaaS
8 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.46%) SaaS
9 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.29%) Serverless
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.057%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.057%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.057%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.26%) 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 1,238 (70.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,184 (67.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,152 (65.98%) SQL Server
4 1,023 (58.59%) Data Warehouse
5 881 (50.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 581 (33.28%) Power BI
7 274 (15.69%) QlikView
8 227 (13.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 220 (12.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 203 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 166 (9.51%) OLAP
12 150 (8.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 137 (7.85%) BusinessObjects
14 107 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 88 (5.04%) Big Data
16 84 (4.81%) Relational Database
17 68 (3.89%) OLAP Cube
18 57 (3.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 54 (3.09%) Data Mining
20 52 (2.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (3.84%) Visual Studio
3 47 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (0.80%) Toad
5 12 (0.69%) JIRA
6 7 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.23%) Subversion
10 3 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.11%) Moq
11 2 (0.11%) MSTest
11 2 (0.11%) NUnit
11 2 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
General
1 414 (23.71%) Finance
2 91 (5.21%) Advertising
3 84 (4.81%) Retail
4 77 (4.41%) Banking
5 61 (3.49%) Marketing
6 54 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.18%) Retail Banking
8 31 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.55%) Publishing
10 24 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.97%) Electronics
11 17 (0.97%) Games
11 17 (0.97%) Legal
12 10 (0.57%) Law
13 9 (0.52%) Dutch Language
13 9 (0.52%) Finnish Language
13 9 (0.52%) German Language
14 6 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
14 6 (0.34%) International Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (10.54%) .NET
2 167 (9.56%) MDX
3 42 (2.41%) Web Services
4 32 (1.83%) HTML
5 26 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.49%) REST
6 25 (1.43%) CSS
7 24 (1.37%) SOAP
7 24 (1.37%) XML
8 14 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.57%) RESTful
10 8 (0.46%) JSON
11 7 (0.40%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.34%) XBRL
13 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.29%) Pandas
14 4 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.17%) COM
15 3 (0.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 247 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 57 (3.26%) Fintech
6 55 (3.15%) Data Structures
7 20 (1.15%) Equities
7 20 (1.15%) Reinsurance
8 17 (0.97%) NHS
9 12 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (0.63%) FMCG
11 9 (0.52%) 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 (0.29%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.29%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (1.32%) Linux
2 22 (1.26%) Unix
3 21 (1.20%) Windows
4 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.11%) CentOS
5 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,746 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 777 (44.50%) ETL
3 395 (22.62%) Data Modelling
4 325 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
5 322 (18.44%) Analytics
6 289 (16.55%) Visualisation
7 196 (11.23%) Data Visualisation
8 195 (11.17%) Kimball Methodology
9 126 (7.22%) Dimensional Modelling
10 111 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
11 106 (6.07%) Data Analysis
12 103 (5.90%) SDLC
13 99 (5.67%) Scrum
14 98 (5.61%) ETL Development
15 87 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (4.24%) Data Analytics
17 73 (4.18%) Asset Management
17 73 (4.18%) Wealth Management
18 71 (4.07%) Migration
19 65 (3.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,389 (79.55%) SQL
2 848 (48.57%) T-SQL
3 197 (11.28%) C#
4 109 (6.24%) Python
5 76 (4.35%) VBA
6 57 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 53 (3.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 46 (2.63%) R
9 45 (2.58%) Java
10 43 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.23%) JavaScript
12 27 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 19 (1.09%) VB
14 15 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.80%) ABAP
16 5 (0.29%) C
16 5 (0.29%) Scala
17 3 (0.17%) C++
17 3 (0.17%) VBScript
18 2 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 163 (9.34%) Degree
2 31 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.46%) MCSA
7 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.29%) MBA
9 4 (0.23%) MCP
9 4 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.29%) 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 (0.69%) 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
1 804 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 369 (21.13%) Tableau
3 165 (9.45%) Oracle
4 157 (8.99%) Cognos
5 134 (7.67%) SAP
6 57 (3.26%) IBM
7 52 (2.98%) MicroStrategy
8 37 (2.12%) Informatica
9 30 (1.72%) Birst
10 26 (1.49%) Infor
11 23 (1.32%) Alteryx
11 23 (1.32%) Google
12 18 (1.03%) Talend
13 17 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 9 (0.52%) SnapLogic
16 8 (0.46%) Vertica
17 7 (0.40%) Capita
17 7 (0.40%) Twitter
18 6 (0.34%) Netezza