Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL BI Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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

SQL Business Intelligence Developer
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 741 703 712
Rank change year-on-year -38 +9 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL BI Developer 126 426 534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108 408 550
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,625 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -

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 82,389 137,120 165,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66,012 108,943 134,433
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL BI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SQL BI Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL BI Developer.

Salary trend for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL BI Developer over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL BI Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 -43 125 £55,000 +4.76% 19
London -30 67 £60,250 +0.42% 4
UK excluding London +86 59 £50,000 +19.05% 16
South East +98 17 £65,000 +46.07% 4
Midlands +72 17 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North of England +71 12 £43,750 +4.17% 4
North West +47 11 £43,750 +9.38% 3
West Midlands +70 10 £57,500 +66.67% 3
East of England +74 8 £48,750 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +56 7 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +89 4 £45,000 - 3
Work from Home +35 1 £37,000 -1.33% 2
North East +15 1 - -
Wales 0 1 £37,000 +2.07%

SQL BI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, SQL BI 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 SQL BI Developer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 115 (91.27%) SQL
3 108 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 101 (80.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 92 (73.02%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (65.87%) Power BI
6 83 (65.87%) Power Platform
7 81 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (56.35%) Microsoft
9 66 (52.38%) T-SQL
10 65 (51.59%) Data Modelling
11 61 (48.41%) ETL
12 60 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (37.30%) Finance
14 46 (36.51%) Analytics
15 45 (35.71%) Azure
15 45 (35.71%) Data Lake
16 37 (29.37%) Big Data
17 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
18 23 (18.25%) MDX
19 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (17.46%) Data Strategy
20 20 (15.87%) Oracle
21 19 (15.08%) Python
22 18 (14.29%) OLTP
22 18 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
23 17 (13.49%) Tableau
23 17 (13.49%) OLAP
24 16 (12.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

SQL BI 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 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.59%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (1.59%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 83 (65.87%) Power Platform
2 45 (35.71%) Azure
3 14 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (4.76%) AWS
5 4 (3.17%) PaaS
6 3 (2.38%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (2.38%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 101 (80.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (73.02%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (65.87%) Power BI
5 81 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (35.71%) Data Lake
8 37 (29.37%) Big Data
9 18 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (14.29%) OLTP
10 17 (13.49%) OLAP
11 12 (9.52%) QlikView
12 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (6.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 8 (6.35%) Cognos Report Studio
15 7 (5.56%) Looker
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Front Office
3 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.25%) MDX
2 12 (9.52%) .NET
3 6 (4.76%) J2EE
3 6 (4.76%) JSP
3 6 (4.76%) Servlets
3 6 (4.76%) XML
4 5 (3.97%) JSON
4 5 (3.97%) REST
4 5 (3.97%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.79%) Pandas
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.17%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.59%) Derivative
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Unix
2 7 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (51.59%) Data Modelling
3 61 (48.41%) ETL
4 46 (36.51%) Analytics
5 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
7 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (17.46%) Data Strategy
8 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
9 14 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (8.73%) Kimball Methodology
11 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (8.73%) Visualisation
12 10 (7.94%) Dashboard Development
12 10 (7.94%) Data Science
12 10 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
13 9 (7.14%) DevOps
13 9 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (91.27%) SQL
2 66 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 19 (15.08%) Python
4 16 (12.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 14 (11.11%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) R
6 10 (7.94%) Java
7 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.56%) VB
9 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) VBA
10 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.38%) VB6
11 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.59%) MCSA
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 71 (56.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.87%) Oracle
3 17 (13.49%) Tableau
4 9 (7.14%) Informatica
5 8 (6.35%) Cognos
6 7 (5.56%) Databricks
7 5 (3.97%) IBM
7 5 (3.97%) SAP
7 5 (3.97%) Talend
8 3 (2.38%) Sun
9 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.59%) Workday