Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL BI Developer was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 721 648
Rank change year-on-year -30 -73 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL BI Developer 322 479 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 306 454 559
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.54% -3.53% +1.19%

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 131,423 157,999 168,328
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,742 127,341 134,862
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,673
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.88% +0.36%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL BI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL BI Developer.

Salary trend for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL BI Developer over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL BI Developer in the UK

SQL BI Developer
Top 13 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 16 October 2019. 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 -29 320 £50,500 +1.00% 22
London -8 186 £60,000 +9.09% 7
UK excluding London +14 136 £44,500 +8.54% 17
North of England +19 49 £40,000 - 7
South East +33 34 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands +31 29 £41,750 +4.38% 6
North West +18 27 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire +12 22 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +27 19 £40,000 - 5
East of England +58 16 £43,250 +1.76%
East Midlands +32 10 £47,500 +9.20% 1
South West +1 7 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Wales +11 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 322 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 295 (91.61%) SQL
3 251 (77.95%) SQL Server
4 241 (74.84%) Data Warehouse
5 223 (69.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 222 (68.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 177 (54.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 177 (54.97%) ETL
8 163 (50.62%) Power BI
8 163 (50.62%) Power Platform
9 148 (45.96%) T-SQL
10 126 (39.13%) Finance
11 112 (34.78%) Azure
12 107 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
13 102 (31.68%) Microsoft
14 97 (30.12%) Analytics
15 80 (24.84%) Data Modelling
16 75 (23.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 68 (21.12%) MDX
18 67 (20.81%) Tableau
19 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2016
19 59 (18.32%) Python
20 55 (17.08%) Data Lake
21 53 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
22 51 (15.84%) Kimball Methodology
23 50 (15.53%) .NET
24 47 (14.60%) OLAP
25 46 (14.29%) Scrum
26 44 (13.66%) Data Analytics
27 43 (13.35%) C#

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 32 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.55%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.24%) Confluence
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (9.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 163 (50.62%) Power Platform
2 112 (34.78%) Azure
3 32 (9.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 20 (6.21%) AWS
5 14 (4.35%) Data Lake Analytics
6 13 (4.04%) GCP
7 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.93%) Office 365
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.62%) Serverless
9 1 (0.31%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (77.95%) SQL Server
2 241 (74.84%) Data Warehouse
3 223 (69.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 222 (68.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 177 (54.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 163 (50.62%) Power BI
7 59 (18.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 55 (17.08%) Data Lake
9 47 (14.60%) OLAP
10 38 (11.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 37 (11.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 35 (10.87%) Relational Database
13 34 (10.56%) QlikView
14 32 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
16 20 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (6.21%) Snowflake Schema
17 18 (5.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 18 (5.59%) Looker
18 15 (4.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.80%) JIRA
5 5 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.55%) Subversion
6 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) tSQLt
General
1 126 (39.13%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Banking
3 15 (4.66%) Retail
4 13 (4.04%) Legal
5 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Billing
8 2 (0.62%) Front Office
8 2 (0.62%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.12%) MDX
2 50 (15.53%) .NET
3 20 (6.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.42%) JSON
5 8 (2.48%) jQuery
6 7 (2.17%) Web Services
7 6 (1.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.86%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.24%) RESTful
9 3 (0.93%) XML
10 1 (0.31%) COM
10 1 (0.31%) D3.js
10 1 (0.31%) Highcharts JS
10 1 (0.31%) HTML
10 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.86%) Algorithms
2 6 (1.86%) FMCG
2 6 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (1.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.24%) Wiki
5 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.93%) Market Risk
5 3 (0.93%) NHS
6 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.31%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.31%) Tandem
7 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.93%) Linux
2 2 (0.62%) Windows
2 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 177 (54.97%) ETL
3 107 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (30.12%) Analytics
5 80 (24.84%) Data Modelling
6 53 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (15.84%) Kimball Methodology
8 46 (14.29%) Scrum
9 44 (13.66%) Data Analytics
10 38 (11.80%) Visualisation
11 34 (10.56%) DevOps
12 33 (10.25%) Kanban
13 26 (8.07%) Data Ingestion
13 26 (8.07%) Migration
14 24 (7.45%) Data Visualisation
15 23 (7.14%) Data Management
16 22 (6.83%) ETL Development
17 20 (6.21%) Data Analysis
18 19 (5.90%) SDLC
19 18 (5.59%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 295 (91.61%) SQL
2 148 (45.96%) T-SQL
3 75 (23.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 59 (18.32%) Python
5 43 (13.35%) C#
6 20 (6.21%) VBA
7 18 (5.59%) VB
8 16 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.42%) R
10 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.48%) Java
12 4 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.97%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.31%) MCSE
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Automic
1 1 (0.31%) Control-M
1 1 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (0.31%) Kibana
1 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 67 (20.81%) Tableau
3 31 (9.63%) Databricks
4 22 (6.83%) Oracle
5 15 (4.66%) Google
6 14 (4.35%) SAP
7 12 (3.73%) Cognos
8 11 (3.42%) Informatica
9 7 (2.17%) Birst
10 5 (1.55%) IBM
11 3 (0.93%) Infor
12 2 (0.62%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.62%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.62%) Logi
12 2 (0.62%) Logi Analytics
12 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.31%) Aderant
13 1 (0.31%) iManage
13 1 (0.31%) Intapp
13 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy