Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server BI Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

SQL Server Business Intelligence Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 978 1072 892
Rank change year-on-year +94 -180 +165
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server BI Developer 211 165 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 198 146 381
UK median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,125 £36,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +16.56%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

SQL Server BI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server BI Developer in the UK

SQL Server BI Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server BI Developer in the UK

SQL Server BI Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server BI Developer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server BI Developer in the UK

SQL Server 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 Server BI Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +67 193 £40,000 -20.00% 10
UK excluding London +117 147 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London -19 64 £52,500 -4.55% 3
North of England +27 53 £40,000 -3.03% 5
North West +13 42 £40,000 -8.05% 3
South West +33 30 £35,250 -9.62% 1
South East +42 27 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +7 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +18 11 £41,250 +3.13% 2
East of England - 10 £51,250 -
Midlands +21 9 £41,250 -17.50%
West Midlands +14 7 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +30 2 £42,500 -15.00%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Server BI Developer 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 SQL Server BI Developer in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 211 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 207 (98.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (92.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 188 (89.10%) SQL
5 178 (84.36%) T-SQL
6 167 (79.15%) Data Warehouse
7 149 (70.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 100 (47.39%) ETL
9 99 (46.92%) Microsoft
10 98 (46.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 88 (41.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 81 (38.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 70 (33.18%) Finance
14 45 (21.33%) Power BI
15 36 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (15.64%) Tableau
17 26 (12.32%) Data Modelling
17 26 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (12.32%) Asset Management
17 26 (12.32%) Wealth Management
17 26 (12.32%) QlikView
17 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (12.32%) Fintech
18 25 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (9.48%) Project Management
21 19 (9.00%) MDX
21 19 (9.00%) Visualisation
22 18 (8.53%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server 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 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.47%) ProgressCRM
1 1 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 207 (98.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (92.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (79.15%) Data Warehouse
5 149 (70.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 98 (46.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 88 (41.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 81 (38.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 45 (21.33%) Power BI
10 36 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (12.32%) QlikView
11 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (7.11%) Big Data
13 12 (5.69%) OLAP
14 11 (5.21%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (4.27%) Data Lake
16 8 (3.79%) MySQL
17 5 (2.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
17 5 (2.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (33.18%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Games
2 12 (5.69%) Retail
3 10 (4.74%) Legal
4 7 (3.32%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.00%) MDX
2 14 (6.64%) .NET
3 4 (1.90%) REST
4 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 2 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) Fintech
2 12 (5.69%) BBC
2 12 (5.69%) Social Media
3 11 (5.21%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (47.39%) ETL
3 26 (12.32%) Asset Management
3 26 (12.32%) Data Modelling
3 26 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (12.32%) Wealth Management
4 25 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.48%) Project Management
6 19 (9.00%) Visualisation
7 18 (8.53%) Integration Testing
7 18 (8.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 16 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (6.64%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.64%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.16%) Analytics
11 10 (4.74%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (3.79%) Data Transformation
12 8 (3.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (3.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 188 (89.10%) SQL
2 178 (84.36%) T-SQL
3 16 (7.58%) C#
4 5 (2.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (1.90%) R
6 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.95%) Python
7 2 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.42%) Degree
1 3 (1.42%) MCP
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 99 (46.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.64%) Tableau
3 12 (5.69%) Apple
3 12 (5.69%) Facebook
3 12 (5.69%) Google
3 12 (5.69%) Sony
3 12 (5.69%) Yahoo!
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle
5 5 (2.37%) SAP
6 3 (1.42%) Cognos
7 2 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.47%) Talend