Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 338 315
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,561 1,650 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.96% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.00% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,447 1,554
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,681
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 137,521 165,541 165,774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109,422 134,641 136,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 June 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 June 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 +34 1,475 £50,000 +5.26% 251
UK excluding London +27 808 £42,500 - 181
London +49 727 £60,000 +9.09% 83
North of England -11 292 £42,500 - 63
Midlands +45 191 £44,500 +5.33% 46
North West +28 169 £42,000 -1.18% 30
East Midlands +82 122 £43,500 -3.33% 26
South East -5 121 £45,000 - 30
Yorkshire -21 112 £42,500 -5.56% 32
East of England +96 88 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands -11 69 £45,000 +19.21% 20
South West -19 56 £41,750 +4.38% 20
Scotland +15 38 £42,500 -4.49% 4
Wales +26 21 £37,500 +15.38% 9
North East +7 11 £44,000 +16.56% 1
Northern Ireland -27 1 £37,500 +15.38%

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 1,561 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,214 (77.77%) SQL
3 1,064 (68.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,009 (64.64%) SQL Server
5 977 (62.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 972 (62.27%) Data Warehouse
7 847 (54.26%) Power BI
7 847 (54.26%) Power Platform
8 838 (53.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 706 (45.23%) ETL
10 613 (39.27%) Microsoft
11 604 (38.69%) T-SQL
12 424 (27.16%) Analytics
13 421 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 392 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
15 390 (24.98%) Data Modelling
16 382 (24.47%) Finance
17 300 (19.22%) Visualisation
18 282 (18.07%) Tableau
19 260 (16.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 243 (15.57%) Kimball Methodology
21 211 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
22 182 (11.66%) Python
23 181 (11.60%) QlikView
24 180 (11.53%) C#
25 177 (11.34%) MDX
26 169 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
27 152 (9.74%) Data Visualisation
28 148 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
29 137 (8.78%) 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 48 (3.07%) SAS
2 47 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.83%) Confluence
4 8 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.32%) Apache
6 5 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.26%) IIS
8 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.064%) CMS
10 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
Applications
1 148 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.83%) SPSS
4 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.38%) Movex
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.064%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.064%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.064%) Magento
8 1 (0.064%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.064%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.064%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.064%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.064%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 847 (54.26%) Power Platform
2 421 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (6.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 88 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
7 17 (1.09%) PowerApps
8 15 (0.96%) PaaS
9 12 (0.77%) Azure Stack
10 7 (0.45%) Serverless
11 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.38%) Office 365
11 6 (0.38%) SaaS
12 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.26%) Boomi
13 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.45%) Intranet
2 5 (0.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.19%) HTTP
3 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,064 (68.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,009 (64.64%) SQL Server
3 977 (62.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 972 (62.27%) Data Warehouse
5 847 (54.26%) Power BI
6 838 (53.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 181 (11.60%) QlikView
8 169 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 132 (8.46%) OLAP
10 129 (8.26%) Data Lake
11 124 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
12 115 (7.37%) Relational Database
13 114 (7.30%) SQL Server 2016
14 107 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
15 106 (6.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 105 (6.73%) Big Data
17 77 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 59 (3.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 53 (3.40%) Qlik Sense
20 50 (3.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 21 (1.35%) JIRA
6 15 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 15 (0.96%) Subversion
7 7 (0.45%) Toad
8 6 (0.38%) Hudson
9 5 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.26%) tSQLt
10 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.19%) ER Studio
11 3 (0.19%) ERwin
11 3 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.064%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.064%) Oracle Forms
General
1 382 (24.47%) Finance
2 100 (6.41%) Retail
3 61 (3.91%) Banking
4 47 (3.01%) Marketing
5 27 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.41%) Games
8 18 (1.15%) Legal
9 14 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.70%) Advertising
11 9 (0.58%) Law
12 8 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.51%) Publishing
13 6 (0.38%) Electronics
14 5 (0.32%) Front Office
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.064%) Back Office
16 1 (0.064%) Local Government
16 1 (0.064%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.064%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (11.34%) MDX
2 135 (8.65%) .NET
3 35 (2.24%) Web Services
4 25 (1.60%) HTML
5 21 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 19 (1.22%) JSON
8 17 (1.09%) XML
9 15 (0.96%) SOAP
10 13 (0.83%) CSS
11 12 (0.77%) RESTful
12 11 (0.70%) jQuery
13 10 (0.64%) Kafka
13 10 (0.64%) WCF
14 8 (0.51%) Entity Framework
15 7 (0.45%) REST
16 5 (0.32%) COM
16 5 (0.32%) HTML5
16 5 (0.32%) Pyramid
17 3 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 211 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 16 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
6 14 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 14 (0.90%) Life Science
7 13 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 12 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 10 (0.64%) FMCG
9 10 (0.64%) NHS
9 10 (0.64%) User Experience
10 8 (0.51%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.45%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.26%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.26%) Replication
13 4 (0.26%) Wiki
14 3 (0.19%) Contract for Difference
14 3 (0.19%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (0.83%) Linux
2 12 (0.77%) Windows
3 8 (0.51%) Unix
4 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,561 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 706 (45.23%) ETL
3 424 (27.16%) Analytics
4 392 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
5 390 (24.98%) Data Modelling
6 300 (19.22%) Visualisation
7 243 (15.57%) Kimball Methodology
8 152 (9.74%) Data Visualisation
9 137 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
10 125 (8.01%) Scrum
11 122 (7.82%) Dimensional Modelling
12 100 (6.41%) Data Analysis
13 89 (5.70%) ETL Development
14 81 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
15 77 (4.93%) Data Analytics
16 71 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
16 71 (4.55%) SDLC
17 66 (4.23%) DevOps
18 62 (3.97%) Migration
19 59 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,214 (77.77%) SQL
2 604 (38.69%) T-SQL
3 260 (16.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 182 (11.66%) Python
5 180 (11.53%) C#
6 92 (5.89%) R
7 71 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 68 (4.36%) PowerShell
9 58 (3.72%) VBA
10 38 (2.43%) Java
11 17 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 15 (0.96%) JavaScript
13 11 (0.70%) VB
14 8 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.51%) Scala
15 6 (0.38%) Go
15 6 (0.38%) U-SQL
16 4 (0.26%) ABAP
17 3 (0.19%) PHP
18 2 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 111 (7.11%) Degree
2 24 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.58%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.38%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.38%) MCSA
7 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.19%) ISEB
8 3 (0.19%) MCSE
8 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.13%) MBCS
10 1 (0.064%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 36 (2.31%) QA
3 18 (1.15%) GDPR
4 7 (0.45%) SLA
5 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.064%) IFRS
System Software
1 8 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.19%) Docker
3 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.13%) Ambari
4 1 (0.064%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 613 (39.27%) Microsoft
2 282 (18.07%) Tableau
3 126 (8.07%) Oracle
4 95 (6.09%) SAP
5 62 (3.97%) Cognos
6 56 (3.59%) Databricks
7 44 (2.82%) Informatica
8 38 (2.43%) Google
8 38 (2.43%) IBM
9 31 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (1.28%) Birst
11 13 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.77%) Hyperion
12 12 (0.77%) Infor
13 11 (0.70%) Alteryx
13 11 (0.70%) Hortonworks
14 10 (0.64%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.58%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.58%) RedGate
16 8 (0.51%) Sage