With data increasingly vital to business success, business intelligence (BI) continues to grow in importance. With a strong BI strategy and team, organisations can perform the kinds of analysis necessary to help users make data-driven business decisions.
BI encompasses numerous roles. BI analysts, with an average salary of $67,650 according to PayScale, provide application analysis and data modelling design for centralised data warehouses and extract data from databases and data warehouses for reporting, among other tasks. BI developers, with an average salary of $79,218 according to PayScale, work with databases and software to develop and fine-tune IT solutions.