The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

BI Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 151
Rank change year-on-year -3 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 30 56 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.89% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.00% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 4
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +20.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
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 Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Edinburgh -4 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Business Intelligence Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (65.96%) ETL
3 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
3 31 (65.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (55.32%) T-SQL
5 23 (48.94%) SQL
6 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
6 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 20 (42.55%) Tableau
8 18 (38.30%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (38.30%) Finance
9 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (27.66%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Project Management
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle
12 8 (17.02%) Java
13 7 (14.89%) Analytics
13 7 (14.89%) Netezza
13 7 (14.89%) Big Data
14 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (12.77%) Information Management
14 6 (12.77%) Cognos
15 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (10.64%) MicroStrategy

Business Intelligence Developer 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 3 (6.38%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (65.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (38.30%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.89%) Big Data
7 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (8.51%) DataStage
8 4 (8.51%) Power BI
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.26%) QlikView
10 2 (4.26%) Spotfire
10 2 (4.26%) SSDT
11 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.13%) MySQL
11 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
11 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (65.96%) ETL
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Project Management
4 13 (27.66%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Analytics
6 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (12.77%) Information Management
7 4 (8.51%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.38%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) T-SQL
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Tableau
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) Netezza
5 6 (12.77%) Cognos
6 5 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Informatica
8 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.26%) Teradata
8 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
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