Period
to 24 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 363 319 350
Rank change year-on-year -44 +31 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 428 1,303 1,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 415 1,219 1,376
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.50% +0.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 51,968 128,107 154,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,311 102,489 124,495
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 -46 391 £50,000 - 71
UK excluding London +1 253 £45,000 - 64
London -34 164 £60,000 - 15
North of England +23 101 £43,000 +1.18% 22
North West +38 55 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Work from Home -15 51 £49,000 +15.29% 20
Midlands +21 44 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire +54 38 £42,500 - 6
South East +97 33 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West +48 32 £44,500 +4.71% 15
West Midlands +21 26 £47,500 +5.56% 9
East of England +75 19 £48,250 +4.32% 2
Scotland +71 18 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East Midlands +41 18 £37,563 -16.53% 4
Wales +26 8 £34,000 -17.58% 2
North East +14 8 £41,000 +3.80% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 428 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 346 (80.84%) SQL
3 272 (63.55%) Data Warehouse
4 256 (59.81%) Power BI
4 256 (59.81%) Power Platform
5 255 (59.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 226 (52.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 223 (52.10%) SQL Server
8 198 (46.26%) Microsoft
9 194 (45.33%) ETL
10 182 (42.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 180 (42.06%) Azure
12 138 (32.24%) Analytics
13 123 (28.74%) T-SQL
14 117 (27.34%) Finance
15 114 (26.64%) Data Modelling
16 113 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
17 108 (25.23%) Visualisation
18 77 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (16.59%) Data Lake
20 63 (14.72%) Microsoft Excel
20 63 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
21 61 (14.25%) Data Visualisation
21 61 (14.25%) Tableau
22 59 (13.79%) Data Analytics
23 54 (12.62%) Azure Data Factory
24 51 (11.92%) Python
25 45 (10.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
26 44 (10.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
26 44 (10.28%) Databricks

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 15 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.04%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.17%) Apache
4 5 (1.17%) Luigi
5 2 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 63 (14.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 256 (59.81%) Power Platform
2 180 (42.06%) Azure
3 54 (12.62%) Azure Data Factory
4 30 (7.01%) AWS
5 16 (3.74%) GCP
6 9 (2.10%) PowerApps
7 7 (1.64%) Logic Apps
8 6 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (1.17%) PaaS
10 4 (0.93%) Power Automate
10 4 (0.93%) SaaS
11 3 (0.70%) Office 365
12 2 (0.47%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.23%) Serverless
13 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.23%) Broadband
1 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (63.55%) Data Warehouse
2 256 (59.81%) Power BI
3 255 (59.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 226 (52.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 223 (52.10%) SQL Server
6 182 (42.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 71 (16.59%) Data Lake
8 61 (14.25%) Tableau
9 44 (10.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 43 (10.05%) OLAP
11 41 (9.58%) Azure SQL Database
12 32 (7.48%) QlikView
13 26 (6.07%) Big Data
13 26 (6.07%) Relational Database
14 24 (5.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (4.67%) OLTP
16 19 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
17 16 (3.74%) Data Mining
17 16 (3.74%) Qlik Sense
18 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.23%) MbUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.23%) MSTest
5 1 (0.23%) NUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) Toad
5 1 (0.23%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 117 (27.34%) Finance
2 16 (3.74%) Retail
3 15 (3.50%) Banking
4 14 (3.27%) Law
5 13 (3.04%) Legal
6 12 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.80%) Public Sector
7 10 (2.34%) Marketing
8 6 (1.40%) Advertising
9 5 (1.17%) Games
9 5 (1.17%) Local Government
10 4 (0.93%) iGaming
11 3 (0.70%) Publishing
12 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.71%) MDX
2 27 (6.31%) XML
3 18 (4.21%) JSON
4 15 (3.50%) REST
4 15 (3.50%) SOAP
5 14 (3.27%) .NET
6 13 (3.04%) Web Services
7 6 (1.40%) Kafka
7 6 (1.40%) RESTful
8 5 (1.17%) Pandas
8 5 (1.17%) Spark Streaming
9 4 (0.93%) HTML
10 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.70%) D3.js
11 2 (0.47%) ADO
11 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.47%) CSS
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.47%) Shiny
11 2 (0.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.91%) Data Structures
3 20 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.74%) User Experience
6 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.57%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (2.57%) Online Banking
7 11 (2.57%) Reference Data
7 11 (2.57%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.87%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.17%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.17%) Replication
12 4 (0.93%) Online Games
13 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.70%) Podcast
14 2 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.57%) Unix
2 7 (1.64%) Windows
3 6 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (45.33%) ETL
3 138 (32.24%) Analytics
4 114 (26.64%) Data Modelling
5 113 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (25.23%) Visualisation
7 63 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (14.25%) Data Visualisation
9 59 (13.79%) Data Analytics
10 43 (10.05%) Dashboard Development
11 41 (9.58%) Data Analysis
12 39 (9.11%) DevOps
13 35 (8.18%) Decision-Making
14 33 (7.71%) Dimensional Modelling
15 31 (7.24%) Business Analysis
15 31 (7.24%) Scrum
16 30 (7.01%) SDLC
17 29 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
19 27 (6.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 346 (80.84%) SQL
2 123 (28.74%) T-SQL
3 51 (11.92%) Python
4 45 (10.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (3.74%) Java
6 13 (3.04%) R
7 11 (2.57%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.10%) VBA
9 8 (1.87%) C#
10 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.40%) Scala
12 5 (1.17%) C++
13 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.47%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) Formula Language
15 1 (0.23%) Perl
15 1 (0.23%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.64%) Degree
2 12 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.93%) HNC
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.70%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.31%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 198 (46.26%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.28%) Databricks
3 16 (3.74%) Google
4 15 (3.50%) Oracle
5 9 (2.10%) SAP
6 7 (1.64%) Informatica
7 5 (1.17%) Cognos
8 4 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.70%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.70%) Capita
9 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.47%) Sybase
10 2 (0.47%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.23%) Epicor
11 1 (0.23%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.23%) QAD
11 1 (0.23%) Teradata