Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 324 307
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,757 1,649 2,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.96% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.99% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,475 1,975
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +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 171,222 166,598 197,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140,041 138,371 165,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +13 1,681 £45,000 - 157
UK excluding London +29 1,010 £42,500 - 103
London -19 715 £55,000 +4.76% 61
North of England +57 378 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Midlands -8 191 £40,000 -0.62% 23
South East -41 180 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North West +33 178 £42,500 +11.84% 20
Yorkshire +56 170 £42,500 - 13
West Midlands 0 142 £35,000 -17.65% 11
South West +31 118 £38,500 -3.75% 13
East of England +27 84 £47,500 - 7
East Midlands -10 49 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Scotland -49 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -2 30 £35,845 -20.34% 3
Wales +12 23 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £32,500 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 1,757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,377 (78.37%) SQL
3 1,349 (76.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,262 (71.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,227 (69.83%) SQL Server
6 1,049 (59.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1,029 (58.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 922 (52.48%) T-SQL
9 855 (48.66%) Microsoft
10 765 (43.54%) ETL
11 648 (36.88%) Power BI
12 444 (25.27%) Finance
13 372 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
14 342 (19.46%) Data Modelling
15 338 (19.24%) Tableau
16 314 (17.87%) Visualisation
17 306 (17.42%) Analytics
18 269 (15.31%) SQL Server 2016
19 222 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
20 210 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 205 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
22 202 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
23 197 (11.21%) Kimball Methodology
23 197 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
24 192 (10.93%) Data Visualisation
25 186 (10.59%) C#
26 184 (10.47%) QlikView
27 177 (10.07%) .NET
28 166 (9.45%) OLAP
29 156 (8.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 55 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.14%) SAS
4 7 (0.40%) Apache
5 5 (0.28%) Confluence
5 5 (0.28%) JBoss
5 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.057%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.057%) IIS
8 1 (0.057%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.057%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
Applications
1 202 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.23%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.23%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
9 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
4 20 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 15 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 13 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.74%) SaaS
7 11 (0.63%) PaaS
8 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (0.34%) Office 365
11 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.28%) IaaS
11 5 (0.28%) Serverless
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) Trello
14 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.63%) SMS
2 6 (0.34%) DNS
2 6 (0.34%) Firewall
3 3 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.057%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,349 (76.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,262 (71.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,227 (69.83%) SQL Server
4 1,049 (59.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1,029 (58.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 648 (36.88%) Power BI
7 269 (15.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 205 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 197 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 184 (10.47%) QlikView
11 166 (9.45%) OLAP
12 156 (8.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 128 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 110 (6.26%) Big Data
15 101 (5.75%) BusinessObjects
16 95 (5.41%) Relational Database
17 70 (3.98%) OLAP Cube
18 58 (3.30%) Hadoop
19 55 (3.13%) Data Lake
19 55 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 82 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 58 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.42%) JIRA
5 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.11%) Moq
9 2 (0.11%) MSTest
9 2 (0.11%) NUnit
9 2 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.11%) RStudio
10 1 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.057%) Subversion
10 1 (0.057%) Toad
10 1 (0.057%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 444 (25.27%) Finance
2 125 (7.11%) Advertising
3 92 (5.24%) Retail
4 59 (3.36%) Banking
4 59 (3.36%) Marketing
5 36 (2.05%) Legal
6 33 (1.88%) Law
6 33 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 15 (0.85%) Games
9 13 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.46%) Billing
11 6 (0.34%) Electronics
12 4 (0.23%) Automotive
13 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.17%) Finnish Language
13 3 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.11%) Cantonese Language
14 2 (0.11%) International Banking
14 2 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (10.07%) .NET
2 153 (8.71%) MDX
3 32 (1.82%) XML
4 31 (1.76%) Web Services
5 29 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 19 (1.08%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.97%) Entity Framework
8 15 (0.85%) D3.js
8 15 (0.85%) Google Chart
8 15 (0.85%) Visualforce
9 14 (0.80%) REST
9 14 (0.80%) SOAP
10 12 (0.68%) CSS
10 12 (0.68%) HTML
11 11 (0.63%) COM
12 9 (0.51%) Kafka
12 9 (0.51%) RESTful
13 5 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.28%) JSON
14 3 (0.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 222 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.44%) Fintech
3 75 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 58 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 45 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 16 (0.91%) Replication
9 15 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 15 (0.85%) User Experience
10 14 (0.80%) Equities
11 13 (0.74%) FMCG
12 11 (0.63%) Social Media
12 11 (0.63%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.51%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.34%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (0.28%) Credit Risk
16 4 (0.23%) Clustering
16 4 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (2.11%) Linux
2 26 (1.48%) Windows
3 13 (0.74%) Unix
4 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,757 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 765 (43.54%) ETL
3 372 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
4 342 (19.46%) Data Modelling
5 314 (17.87%) Visualisation
6 306 (17.42%) Analytics
7 197 (11.21%) Kimball Methodology
8 192 (10.93%) Data Visualisation
9 147 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
10 129 (7.34%) Dimensional Modelling
11 126 (7.17%) Data Analysis
12 112 (6.37%) Scrum
13 104 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
14 96 (5.46%) CRM
15 77 (4.38%) Data Transformation
15 77 (4.38%) SDLC
16 75 (4.27%) Data Integration
17 67 (3.81%) ETL Development
18 65 (3.70%) Migration
19 62 (3.53%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,377 (78.37%) SQL
2 922 (52.48%) T-SQL
3 186 (10.59%) C#
4 93 (5.29%) VBA
5 85 (4.84%) Python
6 81 (4.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 71 (4.04%) R
8 48 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 46 (2.62%) PowerShell
10 32 (1.82%) VB
10 32 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 29 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.02%) Java
13 15 (0.85%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.51%) ABAP
15 5 (0.28%) Scala
16 4 (0.23%) C
16 4 (0.23%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.17%) C++
17 3 (0.17%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (8.25%) Degree
2 25 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.40%) MCSA
7 6 (0.34%) MBA
7 6 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.11%) CIPD
8 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.11%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.11%) PMP
9 1 (0.057%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.057%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 31 (1.76%) QA
3 10 (0.57%) GDPR
4 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.68%) HDFS
2 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (0.68%) Ambari
2 9 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.23%) Control-M
4 1 (0.057%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.057%) Terraform
Vendors
1 855 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 338 (19.24%) Tableau
3 153 (8.71%) Oracle
4 132 (7.51%) Cognos
5 102 (5.81%) SAP
6 35 (1.99%) IBM
7 31 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.48%) Google
9 21 (1.20%) Infor
9 21 (1.20%) Informatica
10 20 (1.14%) Alteryx
11 18 (1.02%) Vertica
12 15 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
13 13 (0.74%) Talend
14 12 (0.68%) WorldPay
15 9 (0.51%) RedGate
15 9 (0.51%) Sage
16 8 (0.46%) Birst
16 8 (0.46%) Capita
16 8 (0.46%) Cisco