Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

BI Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 137 120
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 22 2 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.086% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.090% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 55
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £51,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +2.63% -2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2607 2223 2934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.37% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1463 1879
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Consultant in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Intelligence Consultant 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 across the Edinburgh region featuring Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) Teradata
4 17 (77.27%) Oracle
4 17 (77.27%) MicroStrategy
5 16 (72.73%) Cognos
6 14 (63.64%) Banking
6 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (59.09%) People Management
7 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
7 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (36.36%) SAS
8 8 (36.36%) Informatica
8 8 (36.36%) Analytics
9 6 (27.27%) QlikView
10 5 (22.73%) Base SAS
10 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (18.18%) ETL
11 4 (18.18%) SAS EBI
12 3 (13.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 3 (13.64%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (13.64%) Visual Analytics
12 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
12 3 (13.64%) Tableau
12 3 (13.64%) Business Development
12 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
12 3 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (36.36%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) QlikView
2 5 (22.73%) Base SAS
2 5 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (18.18%) SAS EBI
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
4 3 (13.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) OLAP
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
2 13 (59.09%) People Management
2 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Visual Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Teradata
2 17 (77.27%) MicroStrategy
2 17 (77.27%) Oracle
3 16 (72.73%) Cognos
4 8 (36.36%) Informatica
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Tableau
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft