Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 380 289
Rank change year-on-year +58 -91 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1827 1524 2450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.83% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1385 2201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,656 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +65 1722 £45,000 -5.26% 86
UK excluding London +86 1160 £42,500 -5.56% 56
London 0 629 £52,500 -4.55% 36
North of England +40 387 £42,000 -1.18% 23
South East +29 229 £43,500 -13.00% 9
Midlands +111 226 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North West +34 214 £40,000 +3.90% 7
Yorkshire +52 158 £45,000 - 14
South West +56 141 £38,000 -5.00% 7
West Midlands +49 139 £40,000 -6.98% 4
East of England +38 93 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +77 87 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Scotland +23 65 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wales +21 17 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North East +19 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 1827 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1505 (82.38%) SQL
3 1254 (68.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1213 (66.39%) SQL Server
5 1173 (64.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1074 (58.78%) Data Warehouse
7 874 (47.84%) Microsoft
7 874 (47.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 869 (47.56%) T-SQL
9 824 (45.10%) ETL
10 564 (30.87%) Power BI
11 502 (27.48%) Finance
12 447 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
13 412 (22.55%) Data Modelling
14 380 (20.80%) Tableau
15 311 (17.02%) Visualisation
16 297 (16.26%) QlikView
17 296 (16.20%) Analytics
18 238 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
19 231 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 227 (12.42%) SQL Server 2014
21 225 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
22 221 (12.10%) C#
23 214 (11.71%) Data Visualisation
24 203 (11.11%) .NET
25 202 (11.06%) SQL Server 2016
26 199 (10.89%) Kimball Methodology
27 189 (10.34%) OLAP
28 181 (9.91%) MDX
29 180 (9.85%) Degree

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 76 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.42%) SAS
3 15 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.44%) OpenROAD
5 7 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.27%) Apache
8 4 (0.22%) OpenEdge
8 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.11%) IIS
9 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.055%) CMS
10 1 (0.055%) Mule
10 1 (0.055%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.055%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.055%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.055%) WebLogic
Applications
1 175 (9.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.49%) SPSS
4 6 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.055%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.055%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.055%) ProgressCRM
8 1 (0.055%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.055%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 231 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 25 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
5 14 (0.77%) SaaS
6 12 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.33%) Office 365
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) Serverless
12 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.055%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.055%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.055%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.055%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.04%) SMS
2 15 (0.82%) Internet
3 14 (0.77%) DNS
3 14 (0.77%) Firewall
4 8 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.055%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1254 (68.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1213 (66.39%) SQL Server
3 1173 (64.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1074 (58.78%) Data Warehouse
5 874 (47.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 564 (30.87%) Power BI
7 297 (16.26%) QlikView
8 227 (12.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 225 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 202 (11.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 189 (10.34%) OLAP
12 166 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 162 (8.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 146 (7.99%) BusinessObjects
15 140 (7.66%) Big Data
16 121 (6.62%) Relational Database
17 93 (5.09%) OLAP Cube
18 71 (3.89%) Data Lake
19 58 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
20 55 (3.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 106 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (5.04%) Visual Studio
3 46 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 20 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 14 (0.77%) Toad
6 11 (0.60%) Subversion
7 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.44%) JIRA
9 6 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.16%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.16%) MSTest
12 3 (0.16%) NSubstitute
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.16%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 1 (0.055%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.055%) Jenkins
General
1 502 (27.48%) Finance
2 112 (6.13%) Retail
3 92 (5.04%) Banking
4 90 (4.93%) Marketing
5 85 (4.65%) Advertising
6 74 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 41 (2.24%) Electronics
10 37 (2.03%) Publishing
11 31 (1.70%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.37%) Legal
13 21 (1.15%) Games
14 17 (0.93%) Front Office
15 14 (0.77%) Back Office
16 10 (0.55%) Local Government
17 9 (0.49%) Dutch Language
17 9 (0.49%) Finnish Language
17 9 (0.49%) German Language
17 9 (0.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (11.11%) .NET
2 181 (9.91%) MDX
3 50 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 49 (2.68%) Web Services
5 42 (2.30%) HTML
6 34 (1.86%) CSS
7 32 (1.75%) XML
8 29 (1.59%) REST
9 27 (1.48%) SOAP
10 14 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (0.77%) JSON
11 13 (0.71%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 8 (0.44%) D3.js
14 7 (0.38%) RESTful
14 7 (0.38%) XBRL
15 6 (0.33%) jQuery
15 6 (0.33%) Pandas
15 6 (0.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 238 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 83 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 36 (1.97%) Fintech
7 23 (1.26%) Reinsurance
8 20 (1.09%) Equities
8 20 (1.09%) NHS
9 14 (0.77%) Social Media
10 13 (0.71%) BBC
11 12 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.60%) FMCG
13 9 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
14 8 (0.44%) Replication
15 7 (0.38%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.38%) iPhone
16 6 (0.33%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.33%) iPad
16 6 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (1.42%) Linux
2 24 (1.31%) Unix
3 21 (1.15%) Windows
4 6 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1827 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 824 (45.10%) ETL
3 447 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 412 (22.55%) Data Modelling
5 311 (17.02%) Visualisation
6 296 (16.20%) Analytics
7 214 (11.71%) Data Visualisation
8 199 (10.89%) Kimball Methodology
9 130 (7.12%) Dimensional Modelling
10 123 (6.73%) Scrum
11 111 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
12 105 (5.75%) ETL Development
12 105 (5.75%) SDLC
13 103 (5.64%) Data Analysis
14 101 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (4.05%) Data Integration
16 72 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (3.89%) Data Analytics
18 70 (3.83%) Data Management
19 68 (3.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1505 (82.38%) SQL
2 869 (47.56%) T-SQL
3 221 (12.10%) C#
4 132 (7.22%) Python
5 80 (4.38%) Java
6 69 (3.78%) VBA
7 61 (3.34%) PL/SQL
8 56 (3.07%) JavaScript
9 55 (3.01%) R
10 49 (2.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 44 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 32 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.15%) VB
14 18 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.66%) ABAP
16 8 (0.44%) C
17 5 (0.27%) C++
17 5 (0.27%) Scala
18 4 (0.22%) Bash Shell
19 3 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 180 (9.85%) Degree
2 30 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.33%) MCSA
8 4 (0.22%) MBA
9 3 (0.16%) MCP
10 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.055%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.055%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.055%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.25%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.24%) QA
3 6 (0.33%) EMIR
4 4 (0.22%) SLA
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.055%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.22%) Nagios
2 4 (0.22%) Oozie
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.055%) Terraform
Vendors
1 874 (47.84%) Microsoft
2 380 (20.80%) Tableau
3 174 (9.52%) Oracle
4 166 (9.09%) Cognos
5 143 (7.83%) SAP
6 81 (4.43%) MicroStrategy
7 62 (3.39%) IBM
8 39 (2.13%) Birst
9 37 (2.03%) Informatica
10 27 (1.48%) Google
11 24 (1.31%) Alteryx
12 21 (1.15%) Infor
13 20 (1.09%) Talend
14 19 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.88%) SnapLogic
16 13 (0.71%) Apple
16 13 (0.71%) Facebook
16 13 (0.71%) Sony
16 13 (0.71%) Yahoo!
17 11 (0.60%) TIBCO