Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Intelligence Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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

Senior BI Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 947 971
Rank change year-on-year -96 +24 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Intelligence Developer 152 236 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 140 227 266
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,700 £38,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.56%

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 171,036 166,082 198,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.56% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,943 137,888 166,120
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Business Intelligence Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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 -66 147 £52,500 -4.55% 13
UK excluding London -51 103 £50,000 - 12
London -41 49 £61,250 -2.00% 2
North of England +8 42 £48,750 +5.98% 6
South East -39 26 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West -10 23 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands 0 20 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Yorkshire +7 17 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -20 13 £47,500 -17.39%
East Midlands +10 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England -16 7 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Wales +3 3 £46,250 +15.63%
South West -18 3 £45,000 +9.76% 1
North East - 2 £47,750 - 1
Scotland -28 1 £52,500 +3.96%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, Senior 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 Senior Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (86.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (83.55%) SQL
4 125 (82.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 118 (77.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 115 (75.66%) SQL Server
7 95 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
8 83 (54.61%) ETL
9 82 (53.95%) T-SQL
10 79 (51.97%) Power BI
11 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
12 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (33.55%) Data Modelling
14 43 (28.29%) Visualisation
15 38 (25.00%) Tableau
16 36 (23.68%) Analytics
17 35 (23.03%) Finance
18 31 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
19 26 (17.11%) Data Visualisation
19 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
20 25 (16.45%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
22 22 (14.47%) OLAP
23 20 (13.16%) Data Analysis
24 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2016
24 18 (11.84%) Python
24 18 (11.84%) Data Analytics
25 15 (9.87%) VBA

Senior 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 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Trello
5 1 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (86.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 125 (82.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (77.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 115 (75.66%) SQL Server
5 95 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (51.97%) Power BI
7 25 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (14.47%) OLAP
9 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (9.87%) QlikView
11 14 (9.21%) OLAP Cube
12 12 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
14 9 (5.92%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (5.92%) PowerPivot
15 8 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (5.26%) Big Data
15 8 (5.26%) Data Mining
15 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.63%) JIRA
4 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (23.03%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Advertising
2 10 (6.58%) Retail
3 4 (2.63%) Legal
4 3 (1.97%) Law
4 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) MDX
3 3 (1.97%) Web Services
3 3 (1.97%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) Kafka
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.66%) Pandas
5 1 (0.66%) React
5 1 (0.66%) RESTful
5 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.63%) Fintech
3 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.66%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Unix
2 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (54.61%) ETL
3 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (33.55%) Data Modelling
5 43 (28.29%) Visualisation
6 36 (23.68%) Analytics
7 26 (17.11%) Data Visualisation
8 25 (16.45%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 18 (11.84%) Data Analytics
12 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
13 14 (9.21%) Data Extraction
13 14 (9.21%) Dimensional Modelling
14 10 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (6.58%) Master Data Management
14 10 (6.58%) SDLC
15 9 (5.92%) Dashboard Development
15 9 (5.92%) Data Integration
15 9 (5.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (83.55%) SQL
2 82 (53.95%) T-SQL
3 18 (11.84%) Python
4 15 (9.87%) VBA
5 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 14 (9.21%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.89%) C#
6 12 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.89%) R
7 5 (3.29%) Java
8 4 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) HiveQL
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) MCSE
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) Data Quality
2 12 (7.89%) QA
3 3 (1.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.00%) Tableau
3 9 (5.92%) Oracle
4 7 (4.61%) Alteryx
5 6 (3.95%) SAP
6 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 4 (2.63%) Cognos
7 4 (2.63%) Informatica
8 3 (1.97%) Talend
9 2 (1.32%) Capita
9 2 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.32%) RedGate
9 2 (1.32%) SnapLogic
9 2 (1.32%) Teradata
10 1 (0.66%) Birst
10 1 (0.66%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.66%) Pega
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com