The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Specialist was £48,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BI Specialist
UK
Rank 860 902 946
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Specialist 5 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.040% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 4 34 11
Median salary £48,250 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.52% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,667 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £69,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,191 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +10.47% -9.60%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Specialist in the UK

Business Intelligence Specialist
Top 11 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 22 March 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 +75 5 £48,250 +13.52% 1
London +55 2 £56,750 -1.30%
South West - 2 £40,382 -
City of London +43 1 £48,500 +14.11%
Bath - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £40,382 -
Redditch - 1 £48,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,382 -
Worcestershire - 1 £48,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 -

Business Intelligence Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 46 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (73.91%) SQL
3 30 (65.22%) T-SQL
4 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 26 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (56.52%) Visualisation
6 25 (54.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 25 (54.35%) Cognos Report Studio
6 25 (54.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 25 (54.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 25 (54.35%) Cognos
7 24 (52.17%) Cognos Event Studio
7 24 (52.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 24 (52.17%) Dimensional Modelling
8 22 (47.83%) ETL
9 17 (36.96%) MDX
9 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (36.96%) Analytics
9 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
9 17 (36.96%) ETL Development
10 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (34.78%) Cognos Planning
10 16 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (23.91%) Degree
12 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.87%) Process Management
15 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse

Business Intelligence Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 16 (34.78%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (54.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 25 (54.35%) Cognos Report Studio
4 24 (52.17%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 24 (52.17%) Cognos Event Studio
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.87%) Power BI
7 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data
8 2 (4.35%) QlikView
8 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) ERwin
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) MDX
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (56.52%) Visualisation
3 25 (54.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 24 (52.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 22 (47.83%) ETL
6 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) Analytics
6 17 (36.96%) ETL Development
6 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
7 16 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Investment Management
8 5 (10.87%) Process Management
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.52%) Document Management
9 3 (6.52%) ERP
9 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
10 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Cognos
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata
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