Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 294 327
Rank change year-on-year -45 +33 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 690 1,645 1,712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.12% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.17% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1,539 1,580
Median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,663 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 74,810 140,943 171,948
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.89% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60,285 112,511 139,724
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -31 656 £50,000 - 60
UK excluding London +22 417 £45,000 +4.65% 51
London -98 260 £61,500 +2.50% 9
North of England +15 137 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Midlands +20 92 £42,250 -6.11% 13
North West +35 91 £45,000 +7.14% 8
South East +82 74 £55,000 +10.00% 12
West Midlands +70 48 £42,500 -5.56% 9
South West +86 47 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East of England +60 44 £45,100 +0.22% 5
East Midlands +1 42 £38,000 -14.12% 4
Yorkshire +43 35 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Work from Home +29 35 £45,000 - 11
Wales +9 13 £40,000 +6.67%
North East +25 11 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland +63 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Northern Ireland +23 1 £40,000 +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 690 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 506 (73.33%) SQL
3 452 (65.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 436 (63.19%) SQL Server
5 434 (62.90%) Power BI
5 434 (62.90%) Power Platform
6 392 (56.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 383 (55.51%) Data Warehouse
8 335 (48.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 285 (41.30%) Microsoft
10 252 (36.52%) ETL
11 222 (32.17%) Azure
12 202 (29.28%) T-SQL
13 197 (28.55%) Data Modelling
14 183 (26.52%) Finance
15 182 (26.38%) Analytics
16 176 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
17 143 (20.72%) Tableau
18 140 (20.29%) Visualisation
19 123 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
20 108 (15.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 102 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
22 91 (13.19%) Data Visualisation
23 71 (10.29%) OLAP
23 71 (10.29%) Oracle
24 70 (10.14%) Data Lake
25 67 (9.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 66 (9.57%) Data Analysis
27 63 (9.13%) Big Data
28 62 (8.99%) Requirements Gathering

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 16 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.30%) SAS
3 7 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (0.72%) Luigi
5 4 (0.58%) Apache
5 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 56 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Infor SunSystems
1 5 (0.72%) iTrent
2 4 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 434 (62.90%) Power Platform
2 222 (32.17%) Azure
3 55 (7.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 39 (5.65%) AWS
5 13 (1.88%) PowerApps
6 11 (1.59%) GCP
7 9 (1.30%) Office 365
7 9 (1.30%) SaaS
8 7 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.01%) PaaS
9 6 (0.87%) Azure Stack
9 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.87%) Logic Apps
10 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.58%) npm
12 3 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (0.29%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (65.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 436 (63.19%) SQL Server
3 434 (62.90%) Power BI
4 392 (56.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 383 (55.51%) Data Warehouse
6 335 (48.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 71 (10.29%) OLAP
8 70 (10.14%) Data Lake
9 67 (9.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 63 (9.13%) Big Data
11 54 (7.83%) QlikView
12 50 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 40 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
14 37 (5.36%) OLTP
15 29 (4.20%) Relational Database
16 27 (3.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 27 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
17 24 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (3.48%) SQL Server 2017
18 23 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 17 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.14%) JIRA
8 1 (0.14%) MbUnit
8 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.14%) MSTest
8 1 (0.14%) NUnit
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 183 (26.52%) Finance
2 18 (2.61%) Law
2 18 (2.61%) Retail
3 8 (1.16%) Legal
3 8 (1.16%) Marketing
4 6 (0.87%) Banking
5 5 (0.72%) Games
6 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.29%) Advertising
7 2 (0.29%) Back Office
7 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.29%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.14%) Front Office
8 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.14%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.41%) MDX
2 28 (4.06%) .NET
3 17 (2.46%) JSON
4 15 (2.17%) XML
5 14 (2.03%) REST
5 14 (2.03%) SOAP
6 13 (1.88%) AngularJS
6 13 (1.88%) HTML
7 12 (1.74%) CSS
8 11 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.30%) Kafka
9 9 (1.30%) React
10 8 (1.16%) J2EE
10 8 (1.16%) JSP
10 8 (1.16%) Servlets
11 6 (0.87%) Web Services
12 5 (0.72%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.58%) Entity Framework
13 4 (0.58%) Node.js
13 4 (0.58%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 123 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 36 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.03%) Reinsurance
6 12 (1.74%) User Experience
7 10 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.58%) FMCG
11 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.43%) Replication
13 2 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
13 2 (0.29%) Derivative
13 2 (0.29%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.29%) NHS
14 1 (0.14%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.48%) Unix
2 15 (2.17%) Windows
3 12 (1.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) AIX
4 1 (0.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 252 (36.52%) ETL
3 197 (28.55%) Data Modelling
4 182 (26.38%) Analytics
5 176 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (20.29%) Visualisation
7 102 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
8 91 (13.19%) Data Visualisation
9 66 (9.57%) Data Analysis
10 62 (8.99%) Requirements Gathering
11 53 (7.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 53 (7.68%) Performance Tuning
12 52 (7.54%) DevOps
13 49 (7.10%) Dashboard Development
14 48 (6.96%) Data Management
15 47 (6.81%) Data Analytics
15 47 (6.81%) SDLC
16 43 (6.23%) Decision-Making
17 40 (5.80%) Migration
18 38 (5.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 506 (73.33%) SQL
2 202 (29.28%) T-SQL
3 108 (15.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 60 (8.70%) Python
5 46 (6.67%) C#
6 25 (3.62%) PL/SQL
6 25 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 23 (3.33%) Java
8 22 (3.19%) R
9 8 (1.16%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.01%) VB
11 5 (0.72%) VBA
12 4 (0.58%) ABAP
12 4 (0.58%) C++
12 4 (0.58%) Scala
12 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.43%) C
13 3 (0.43%) Perl
13 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (7.97%) Degree
2 14 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.87%) ISEB
3 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.58%) MBCS
5 4 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) HNC
6 3 (0.43%) MCSA
6 3 (0.43%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.61%) QA
3 17 (2.46%) GDPR
4 10 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.29%) IFRS
5 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 285 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 143 (20.72%) Tableau
3 71 (10.29%) Oracle
4 33 (4.78%) Cognos
5 29 (4.20%) Informatica
6 23 (3.33%) SAP
7 16 (2.32%) Databricks
8 14 (2.03%) Sun
9 12 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.45%) IBM
11 9 (1.30%) Talend
12 8 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.16%) Sage
13 6 (0.87%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.72%) Birst
14 5 (0.72%) Google
15 4 (0.58%) Capita
16 3 (0.43%) Infor
16 3 (0.43%) Teradata
17 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg