Business Intelligence Developer Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $100,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $125,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $150,000 AUD


  • Design, develop, and maintain business intelligence (BI) solutions that convert raw data into actionable insights.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, understand data needs, and develop reporting solutions.
  • Implement ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes and optimise database queries for data extraction.
  • Create interactive dashboards, reports, and visualisation tools to assist business decision-making.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends in BI technology, data visualisation, and best practices.

Key Skills

  1. Proficiency in BI tools such as Tableau, Power BI, QlikView, or Looker.
  2. Knowledge of database management systems, including SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL.
  3. Strong SQL skills for querying and data manipulation.
  4. Familiarity with ETL tools like Talend, Informatica, or Microsoft SSIS.
  5. Ability to communicate complex data insights in a clear and actionable manner.

Standard Industry Training

  • Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate (Power BI)
  • QlikView Developer Certification

Interview Questions

  1. How do you prioritise and manage multiple BI projects with tight deadlines?
  2. Describe a challenging BI project you worked on and the approach you took to deliver it.
  3. How do you ensure the accuracy and reliability of the BI reports and dashboards you develop?
  4. What methods do you use to gather requirements from stakeholders for a new BI project?
  5. Discuss a time when you presented a complex data insight to a non-technical audience. How did you ensure they understood the information?
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