Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Business Intelligence was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Head of BI
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1163 1236
Rank change year-on-year +14 +73 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Business Intelligence 49 55 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.029% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.030% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 52
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £49,427 £64,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,450 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -16.67% +3.45%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Head of Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Head of Business Intelligence in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Business Intelligence in the UK

Head of Business Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Business Intelligence in the UK

Head of Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Business Intelligence in the UK

Head of Business Intelligence
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Business Intelligence within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +32 46 £75,000 - 1
UK excluding London +27 25 £63,750 +2.00%
London +10 22 £92,500 -2.63% 1
North of England +8 15 £62,500 +4.17%
North West +6 13 £57,500 -4.17%
Midlands +37 6 £73,750 +11.32%
West Midlands +20 5 £72,500 +1.75%
South East +44 3 £55,000 -16.35%
Yorkshire +22 2 £62,500 -21.88%
East Midlands +32 1 £79,750 +27.60%
Scotland - 1 - -

Head of Business Intelligence Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Head of Business Intelligence 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 Head of Business Intelligence in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) Analytics
5 17 (34.69%) Tableau
6 16 (32.65%) Finance
7 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
8 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.41%) Oracle
9 10 (20.41%) Power BI
10 9 (18.37%) Marketing
10 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (16.33%) QlikView
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (16.33%) ETL
11 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics
12 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.24%) Retail
13 6 (12.24%) Business Analytics
13 6 (12.24%) Line Management
14 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
14 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
14 5 (10.20%) Strategic Planning
14 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (8.16%) Banking
15 4 (8.16%) Advertising

Head of Business Intelligence 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 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) Power BI
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (16.33%) QlikView
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
7 4 (8.16%) Big Data
8 3 (6.12%) Sisense
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
10 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
10 1 (2.04%) KNIME
10 1 (2.04%) Looker
10 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Advertising
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Online Betting
6 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Kafka
2 1 (2.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) EPoS
2 3 (6.12%) FMCG
2 3 (6.12%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (42.86%) Analytics
3 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics
4 8 (16.33%) ETL
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Line Management
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Data Strategy
8 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Coaching
9 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C
2 3 (6.12%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) R
4 1 (2.04%) Scala
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Tableau
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Alteryx
5 2 (4.08%) Capita
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Vertica
6 1 (2.04%) Workday