Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 344 333
Rank change year-on-year +56 -11 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 1,598 1,580 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.94% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.98% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,463 1,407 1,507
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 135,628 161,148 169,376
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107,968 129,896 135,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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 +61 1,528 £50,000 +5.26% 209
UK excluding London +37 802 £45,000 +5.88% 168
London +67 778 £60,000 +9.09% 52
North of England +13 280 £42,500 - 65
Midlands +56 178 £45,000 +8.43% 31
North West +14 149 £42,500 - 40
South East -4 132 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Yorkshire +27 127 £42,500 - 22
East Midlands +63 98 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East of England +60 86 £45,000 - 19
West Midlands +6 80 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West +38 75 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Scotland +11 30 £38,500 -10.47% 5
Wales +16 20 £40,000 +3.23% 6
North East -1 4 £40,702 +8.54% 3
Northern Ireland -7 1 £37,500 +7.14%

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,598 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1,216 (76.10%) SQL
3 1,066 (66.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,016 (63.58%) SQL Server
5 1,013 (63.39%) Data Warehouse
6 932 (58.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 923 (57.76%) Power Platform
8 920 (57.57%) Power BI
9 818 (51.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 736 (46.06%) ETL
11 600 (37.55%) Microsoft
12 576 (36.05%) T-SQL
13 483 (30.23%) Azure
14 422 (26.41%) Data Modelling
14 422 (26.41%) Finance
15 415 (25.97%) Analytics
16 411 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
17 339 (21.21%) Tableau
18 309 (19.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 288 (18.02%) Visualisation
20 237 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
21 232 (14.52%) Python
22 192 (12.02%) Kimball Methodology
23 185 (11.58%) QlikView
24 178 (11.14%) MDX
25 176 (11.01%) C#
26 169 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
27 160 (10.01%) Data Lake
28 157 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
28 157 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012

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 77 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.13%) SAS
3 15 (0.94%) ArcGIS
4 13 (0.81%) Confluence
5 12 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.13%) Apache
8 2 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.063%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.063%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 139 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.50%) SPSS
5 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.063%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.063%) Movex
7 1 (0.063%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.063%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.063%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 923 (57.76%) Power Platform
2 483 (30.23%) Azure
3 127 (7.95%) Azure Data Factory
4 87 (5.44%) AWS
5 37 (2.32%) GCP
6 29 (1.81%) PowerApps
7 21 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
8 19 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
9 9 (0.56%) Office 365
10 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Flow
11 5 (0.31%) PaaS
11 5 (0.31%) Serverless
12 4 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.25%) Boomi
12 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.13%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.13%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.31%) Internet
2 2 (0.13%) Intranet
3 1 (0.063%) HTTP
3 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,066 (66.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,016 (63.58%) SQL Server
3 1,013 (63.39%) Data Warehouse
4 932 (58.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 920 (57.57%) Power BI
6 818 (51.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 185 (11.58%) QlikView
8 160 (10.01%) Data Lake
9 157 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 132 (8.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 129 (8.07%) OLAP
12 110 (6.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 107 (6.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 105 (6.57%) BusinessObjects
15 91 (5.69%) Big Data
16 86 (5.38%) Relational Database
17 77 (4.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 70 (4.38%) Qlik Sense
19 68 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
20 64 (4.01%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 48 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 41 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.75%) JIRA
4 28 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (1.06%) Subversion
6 16 (1.00%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.63%) ER Studio
7 10 (0.63%) ERwin
7 10 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.19%) tSQLt
10 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.13%) Hudson
11 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.063%) git-flow
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.063%) TeamCity
General
1 422 (26.41%) Finance
2 88 (5.51%) Retail
3 77 (4.82%) Banking
4 35 (2.19%) Marketing
5 26 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.19%) Front Office
6 19 (1.19%) Legal
7 17 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.06%) Games
8 12 (0.75%) Advertising
8 12 (0.75%) Law
8 12 (0.75%) Public Sector
9 10 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.56%) Housing Association
10 9 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.31%) Electronics
11 5 (0.31%) Social Housing
12 3 (0.19%) Back Office
12 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (11.14%) MDX
2 129 (8.07%) .NET
3 35 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 24 (1.50%) D3.js
4 24 (1.50%) JSON
5 20 (1.25%) HTML
6 18 (1.13%) .NET Framework
6 18 (1.13%) Web Services
7 15 (0.94%) Leaflet
7 15 (0.94%) Node.js
8 14 (0.88%) XML
9 12 (0.75%) FusionCharts
9 12 (0.75%) jQuery
10 9 (0.56%) RESTful
11 8 (0.50%) SOAP
11 8 (0.50%) Vue.js
11 8 (0.50%) WCF
12 6 (0.38%) CSS
12 6 (0.38%) Kafka
13 5 (0.31%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 237 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (1.88%) Data Structures
3 30 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.13%) User Experience
6 16 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 15 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
8 13 (0.81%) NHS
9 12 (0.75%) FMCG
10 7 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.38%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.31%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.25%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.25%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.25%) Wiki
14 3 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.19%) PMI
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (1.19%) Windows
2 12 (0.75%) Unix
3 10 (0.63%) Linux
4 7 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,598 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 736 (46.06%) ETL
3 422 (26.41%) Data Modelling
4 415 (25.97%) Analytics
5 411 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
6 288 (18.02%) Visualisation
7 192 (12.02%) Kimball Methodology
8 169 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
9 157 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
10 133 (8.32%) Scrum
11 119 (7.45%) Data Analysis
12 113 (7.07%) Data Analytics
13 107 (6.70%) Dimensional Modelling
14 96 (6.01%) ETL Development
15 94 (5.88%) SDLC
16 82 (5.13%) Migration
17 76 (4.76%) DevOps
18 72 (4.51%) Dashboard Development
19 66 (4.13%) Kanban
20 65 (4.07%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,216 (76.10%) SQL
2 576 (36.05%) T-SQL
3 309 (19.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 232 (14.52%) Python
5 176 (11.01%) C#
6 103 (6.45%) R
7 72 (4.51%) PL/SQL
8 70 (4.38%) PowerShell
9 62 (3.88%) VBA
10 53 (3.32%) Java
11 26 (1.63%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.56%) VB
13 22 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.63%) Scala
15 7 (0.44%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.31%) U-SQL
17 4 (0.25%) Go
18 3 (0.19%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.19%) PHP
19 2 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 87 (5.44%) Degree
2 24 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.44%) ISEB
4 7 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.38%) MBCS
6 5 (0.31%) MCSA
7 4 (0.25%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.19%) MCSE
8 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 39 (2.44%) QA
3 23 (1.44%) GDPR
4 3 (0.19%) GAAP
5 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.50%) Docker
2 7 (0.44%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.063%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
2 5 (0.31%) Control-M
2 5 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.063%) Automic
4 1 (0.063%) Kibana
4 1 (0.063%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 600 (37.55%) Microsoft
2 339 (21.21%) Tableau
3 115 (7.20%) Oracle
4 72 (4.51%) SAP
5 71 (4.44%) Databricks
6 52 (3.25%) Cognos
7 49 (3.07%) Google
7 49 (3.07%) Informatica
8 46 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
9 34 (2.13%) IBM
10 19 (1.19%) Birst
11 15 (0.94%) Mapbox
12 14 (0.88%) Talend
13 12 (0.75%) Alteryx
14 11 (0.69%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.63%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.63%) Hyperion
15 10 (0.63%) Infor
15 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.50%) JD Edwards