Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 348 324
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,362 1,476 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.91% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.94% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,239 1,331 1,569
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 129,995 156,330 173,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103,956 125,866 138,774
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 15 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 16 November 2019. 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 +37 1,290 £50,000 +5.26% 170
UK excluding London +30 740 £45,000 +5.88% 141
London +48 611 £60,000 +9.09% 40
North of England +23 250 £42,500 +2.41% 49
Midlands +14 146 £45,000 +6.51% 39
North West +32 137 £40,000 -5.88% 30
South East -23 121 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Yorkshire +6 104 £42,500 +3.66% 14
South West +49 86 £42,500 +3.03% 13
West Midlands +9 84 £45,000 +9.76% 32
East of England +38 77 £46,250 -1.07% 9
East Midlands +16 62 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Wales +26 33 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Scotland +18 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North East +7 9 £39,500 +5.33% 5

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 1,362 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,036 (76.06%) SQL
3 862 (63.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 846 (62.11%) Data Warehouse
5 845 (62.04%) SQL Server
6 790 (58.00%) Power Platform
7 787 (57.78%) Power BI
8 711 (52.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 618 (45.37%) ETL
10 608 (44.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 481 (35.32%) Microsoft
12 479 (35.17%) T-SQL
13 405 (29.74%) Azure
14 349 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
15 345 (25.33%) Tableau
16 342 (25.11%) Finance
17 318 (23.35%) Analytics
18 312 (22.91%) Data Modelling
19 290 (21.29%) Visualisation
20 230 (16.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 218 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
22 175 (12.85%) Python
23 163 (11.97%) Data Visualisation
24 161 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
25 149 (10.94%) QlikView
26 145 (10.65%) C#
27 115 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
28 111 (8.15%) MDX
29 106 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
30 102 (7.49%) Data Lake

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 70 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.10%) ArcGIS
2 15 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (0.95%) SAS
4 7 (0.51%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.51%) Confluence
5 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.15%) Apache
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.073%) CMS
7 1 (0.073%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.073%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 115 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) SPSS
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.22%) OPENHousing
3 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.073%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.073%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.073%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 790 (58.00%) Power Platform
2 405 (29.74%) Azure
3 106 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 76 (5.58%) AWS
5 33 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
5 33 (2.42%) GCP
6 23 (1.69%) PowerApps
7 14 (1.03%) SaaS
8 11 (0.81%) Office 365
9 10 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
9 10 (0.73%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Flow
11 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.29%) PaaS
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.22%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.22%) Serverless
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.073%) HTTP
2 1 (0.073%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (63.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 846 (62.11%) Data Warehouse
3 845 (62.04%) SQL Server
4 787 (57.78%) Power BI
5 711 (52.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 608 (44.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 149 (10.94%) QlikView
8 102 (7.49%) Data Lake
9 92 (6.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 92 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 91 (6.68%) SQL Server 2016
11 85 (6.24%) BusinessObjects
12 82 (6.02%) OLAP
13 75 (5.51%) Azure SQL Database
14 71 (5.21%) Qlik Sense
15 59 (4.33%) Big Data
16 57 (4.19%) PowerPivot
17 51 (3.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 48 (3.52%) Relational Database
19 43 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 42 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (2.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.54%) JIRA
6 10 (0.73%) Subversion
7 9 (0.66%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.66%) ER Studio
7 9 (0.66%) ERwin
7 9 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.15%) Selenium
12 1 (0.073%) git-flow
12 1 (0.073%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.073%) SoapUI
General
1 342 (25.11%) Finance
2 64 (4.70%) Marketing
3 60 (4.41%) Retail
4 53 (3.89%) Banking
5 24 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.40%) Public Sector
7 17 (1.25%) Games
8 15 (1.10%) Front Office
9 13 (0.95%) Advertising
9 13 (0.95%) Legal
10 10 (0.73%) Electronics
10 10 (0.73%) Law
11 9 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.44%) iGaming
13 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.22%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (8.15%) MDX
2 91 (6.68%) .NET
3 36 (2.64%) ASP.NET
4 34 (2.50%) D3.js
5 27 (1.98%) JSON
6 24 (1.76%) Web Services
7 19 (1.40%) Vue.js
8 17 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 15 (1.10%) Leaflet
9 15 (1.10%) Node.js
10 12 (0.88%) FusionCharts
10 12 (0.88%) HTML
10 12 (0.88%) REST
11 11 (0.81%) XML
12 10 (0.73%) jQuery
13 8 (0.59%) Entity Framework
14 7 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.51%) RESTful
15 6 (0.44%) WCF
16 3 (0.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 218 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.69%) User Experience
7 13 (0.95%) FMCG
8 12 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 12 (0.88%) NHS
9 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.37%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.29%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.29%) Wiki
13 3 (0.22%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.22%) PMI
14 2 (0.15%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.15%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.25%) Windows
2 9 (0.66%) Unix
3 8 (0.59%) Linux
4 7 (0.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,362 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 618 (45.37%) ETL
3 349 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (23.35%) Analytics
5 312 (22.91%) Data Modelling
6 290 (21.29%) Visualisation
7 163 (11.97%) Data Visualisation
8 161 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
9 101 (7.42%) Data Analysis
10 96 (7.05%) Kimball Methodology
11 93 (6.83%) Dimensional Modelling
12 81 (5.95%) Migration
13 80 (5.87%) SDLC
14 79 (5.80%) Data Analytics
14 79 (5.80%) Scrum
15 78 (5.73%) ETL Development
16 71 (5.21%) Dashboard Development
17 66 (4.85%) Data Management
18 64 (4.70%) Business Analytics
19 60 (4.41%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,036 (76.06%) SQL
2 479 (35.17%) T-SQL
3 230 (16.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 175 (12.85%) Python
5 145 (10.65%) C#
6 68 (4.99%) R
7 65 (4.77%) Java
8 57 (4.19%) PL/SQL
9 41 (3.01%) VBA
10 40 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.84%) JavaScript
12 24 (1.76%) VB
13 12 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.81%) Scala
15 4 (0.29%) Go
15 4 (0.29%) U-SQL
16 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.15%) Ruby
17 2 (0.15%) VBScript
17 2 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 69 (5.07%) Degree
2 24 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.59%) ISEB
3 8 (0.59%) MBCS
3 8 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.22%) MCSA
5 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.073%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.65%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.28%) GDPR
3 24 (1.76%) QA
4 3 (0.22%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (0.59%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Control-M
2 4 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.29%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.073%) Automic
4 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 481 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 345 (25.33%) Tableau
3 86 (6.31%) Oracle
4 59 (4.33%) SAP
5 57 (4.19%) Cognos
6 51 (3.74%) Google
7 45 (3.30%) Informatica
8 42 (3.08%) Databricks
9 38 (2.79%) MicroStrategy
10 37 (2.72%) IBM
11 24 (1.76%) Talend
12 15 (1.10%) Mapbox
13 12 (0.88%) Birst
14 10 (0.73%) Alteryx
15 9 (0.66%) Facebook
16 7 (0.51%) Infor
16 7 (0.51%) JD Edwards
16 7 (0.51%) Netezza
17 6 (0.44%) Hyperion
17 6 (0.44%) Snowplow