Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Consultant was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 201 211
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Consultant 27 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 51
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% - -2.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £51,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -8.33%

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 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Intelligence Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in Scotland

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Consultant in Scotland

Business Intelligence Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Consultant in Scotland

Business Intelligence Consultant
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 Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Edinburgh +9 23 £46,250 -2.63%
Glasgow -8 4 £48,000 -
Business Intelligence Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region featuring Business Intelligence Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (92.59%) SQL
3 22 (81.48%) Finance
4 20 (74.07%) Teradata
5 19 (70.37%) MicroStrategy
5 19 (70.37%) Oracle
5 19 (70.37%) Cognos
6 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (55.56%) Banking
6 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (51.85%) People Management
7 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
7 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (37.04%) Analytics
9 8 (29.63%) SAS
9 8 (29.63%) Informatica
10 6 (22.22%) ETL
10 6 (22.22%) QlikView
11 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
11 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (18.52%) Information Management
12 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) SAS EBI
13 3 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 3 (11.11%) Visual Analytics
13 3 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
13 3 (11.11%) Project Management
13 3 (11.11%) Data Management

Business Intelligence Consultant 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 8 (29.63%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) QlikView
2 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
2 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (14.81%) SAS EBI
4 3 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) DataStage
5 2 (7.41%) OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Power BI
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
3 14 (51.85%) People Management
4 10 (37.04%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) Information Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.11%) Business Development
8 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Data Management
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (11.11%) Visual Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Customer Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) R
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Teradata
2 19 (70.37%) Cognos
2 19 (70.37%) MicroStrategy
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Netezza