Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

BI Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 179 214
Rank change year-on-year -39 +35 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Analyst 8 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £27,250 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £57,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,269 4,468 5,872
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.33% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,493 2,871 3,810
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Analyst in Scotland

Business Intelligence Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -21 6 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £40,000 - 4
Aberdeen -5 1 £24,500 -48.42%
Business Intelligence Analyst
UK

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Business Intelligence Analyst 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 Scotland region featuring Business Intelligence Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) OLAP
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) R
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (12.50%) CRM

Business Intelligence Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau