Period
to 11 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 389 378 327
Rank change year-on-year -11 -51 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 638 787 1,486
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.79% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.83% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 556 697 1,284
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £68,750
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 81,761 94,601 140,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 95.31% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63,171 76,834 113,065
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 -12 568 £48,500 -3.00% 112
UK excluding London -15 381 £45,000 - 79
London -7 209 £60,000 - 38
North of England -14 137 £42,500 -4.49% 18
Work from Home -83 124 £47,500 +5.56% 21
North West -10 70 £42,500 -5.56% 11
South West -21 61 £42,500 - 10
Midlands -54 56 £45,000 +7.14% 14
Yorkshire -16 48 £45,000 -2.70% 6
South East +15 47 £47,500 -9.52% 23
East of England +38 44 £53,750 +14.36% 8
West Midlands -17 42 £46,250 +10.12% 9
Scotland +21 35 £45,000 +9.09% 5
North East +13 19 £40,000 +9.59% 1
East Midlands -32 14 £39,000 - 5
Wales +10 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Northern Ireland +3 2 £35,000 -46.15%

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

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 638 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 479 (75.08%) SQL
3 464 (72.73%) Power Platform
4 462 (72.41%) Power BI
5 377 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
6 339 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 320 (50.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 299 (46.87%) ETL
9 268 (42.01%) SQL Server
10 244 (38.24%) Azure
11 217 (34.01%) Analytics
12 214 (33.54%) Microsoft
13 199 (31.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 189 (29.62%) T-SQL
15 168 (26.33%) Visualisation
16 148 (23.20%) Finance
17 147 (23.04%) Data Modelling
18 130 (20.38%) Social Skills
19 110 (17.24%) Tableau
20 106 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
21 101 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
22 85 (13.32%) Data Visualisation
23 84 (13.17%) Python
24 78 (12.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
25 73 (11.44%) Microsoft Excel
26 70 (10.97%) Data Analytics
27 67 (10.50%) AWS
28 63 (9.87%) Migration
29 61 (9.56%) Relational Database
30 59 (9.25%) Data Analysis

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 26 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (1.25%) SAS
3 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.63%) Luigi
5 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (11.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.04%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.41%) Infor M3
3 9 (1.41%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 464 (72.73%) Power Platform
2 244 (38.24%) Azure
3 67 (10.50%) AWS
4 53 (8.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (3.13%) PowerApps
6 19 (2.98%) Matillion
7 18 (2.82%) GCP
8 17 (2.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 15 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (2.35%) Power Automate
10 13 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
11 8 (1.25%) Azure Logic Apps
11 8 (1.25%) GitHub
11 8 (1.25%) PaaS
12 7 (1.10%) Azure Stack
13 5 (0.78%) Azure Sentinel
14 4 (0.63%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.63%) Serverless
15 3 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.16%) Intranet
2 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (72.41%) Power BI
2 377 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
3 339 (53.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 320 (50.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 268 (42.01%) SQL Server
6 199 (31.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 110 (17.24%) Tableau
8 61 (9.56%) Relational Database
9 48 (7.52%) Data Lake
10 44 (6.90%) QlikView
11 36 (5.64%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (4.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 27 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (4.08%) OLAP
14 24 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 24 (3.76%) Snowflake Schema
15 21 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (3.13%) Big Data
17 19 (2.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.10%) Subversion
6 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.47%) JIRA
6 3 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 148 (23.20%) Finance
2 130 (20.38%) Social Skills
3 101 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.70%) Banking
5 26 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.98%) Legal
7 14 (2.19%) Law
8 12 (1.88%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.25%) Publishing
10 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.94%) Games
11 6 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (0.94%) Retail
12 5 (0.78%) Marketing
13 4 (0.63%) iGaming
14 3 (0.47%) Local Government
15 2 (0.31%) Influencing Skills
16 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Organisational Skills
16 1 (0.16%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.98%) .NET
2 18 (2.82%) XML
3 15 (2.35%) HTML
3 15 (2.35%) REST
3 15 (2.35%) Web Services
4 12 (1.88%) CSS
5 10 (1.57%) MDX
6 7 (1.10%) JSON
7 6 (0.94%) jQuery
7 6 (0.94%) Kafka
7 6 (0.94%) Pandas
8 5 (0.78%) RESTful
9 3 (0.47%) HTML5
9 3 (0.47%) Matplotlib
9 3 (0.47%) NumPy
9 3 (0.47%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.47%) SciPy
9 3 (0.47%) TensorFlow
9 3 (0.47%) WCF
9 3 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.17%) Data Structures
2 29 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.61%) User Experience
4 21 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
5 11 (1.72%) Online Banking
5 11 (1.72%) Reference Data
5 11 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.57%) NHS
7 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.25%) Housing Association
7 8 (1.25%) Reinsurance
8 4 (0.63%) Online Games
8 4 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.47%) FMCG
9 3 (0.47%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.16%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.16%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.47%) Windows
2 2 (0.31%) Linux
3 1 (0.16%) Android
3 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 299 (46.87%) ETL
3 217 (34.01%) Analytics
4 168 (26.33%) Visualisation
5 147 (23.04%) Data Modelling
6 106 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (13.32%) Data Visualisation
8 70 (10.97%) Data Analytics
9 63 (9.87%) Migration
10 59 (9.25%) Data Analysis
11 58 (9.09%) Decision-Making
12 51 (7.99%) Dashboard Development
12 51 (7.99%) DevOps
13 50 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (6.74%) ERP
15 39 (6.11%) Requirements Gathering
16 35 (5.49%) Business Analysis
17 34 (5.33%) Data Extraction
17 34 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (5.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 479 (75.08%) SQL
2 189 (29.62%) T-SQL
3 84 (13.17%) Python
4 78 (12.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 27 (4.23%) R
6 24 (3.76%) C#
7 21 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.35%) VBA
9 14 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.41%) Java
11 6 (0.94%) Scala
12 4 (0.63%) C++
12 4 (0.63%) PHP
13 1 (0.16%) Go
13 1 (0.16%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (6.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.10%) DBS Check
3 4 (0.63%) ISEB
4 3 (0.47%) MBCS
5 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.93%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.04%) QA
3 6 (0.94%) GDPR
3 6 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) IFRS
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Kibana
2 1 (0.16%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 214 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.80%) SAP
3 32 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (4.55%) Databricks
5 23 (3.61%) Informatica
6 21 (3.29%) Oracle
7 14 (2.19%) IFS
8 13 (2.04%) Cognos
8 13 (2.04%) Google
8 13 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 10 (1.57%) Talend
10 9 (1.41%) Epicor
10 9 (1.41%) Infor
11 7 (1.10%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.94%) QAD
12 6 (0.94%) Sage
12 6 (0.94%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.63%) Teradata
14 3 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.47%) Xamarin