The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

BI Specialist
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 892 935
Rank change year-on-year +43 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Specialist 25 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.044% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 43
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -10.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Intelligence Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Intelligence Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Specialist in the UK

Business Intelligence Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Specialist.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Specialist in the UK

Business Intelligence Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Specialist over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Specialist in the UK

Business Intelligence Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 24 £52,500 +31.25%
London +24 15 £58,750 -6.00%
West Midlands +7 4 £32,500 -18.75%
East of England +3 4 - -
Essex -3 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £32,500 -
Ealing - 2 £38,607 -
South East +61 1 £30,000 -36.17%
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Business Intelligence Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (40.00%) Data Quality
6 11 (36.67%) Analytics
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (33.33%) ETL
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) QlikView
9 8 (26.67%) Power BI
10 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (23.33%) Tableau
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) Publishing
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (20.00%) SAP
11 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) SPSS
11 6 (20.00%) Project Management
11 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (16.67%) Birst
12 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.67%) Computer Science

Business Intelligence Specialist 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (20.00%) SPSS
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Power BI
5 8 (26.67%) QlikView
6 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (13.33%) DataStage
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) Star Schema
8 3 (10.00%) OLAP
9 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
10 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) Analytics
3 10 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 4 (13.33%) Data Security
7 4 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Tableau
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Birst
4 4 (13.33%) Cognos
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) Informatica
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Teradata