Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Intelligence Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 179 191
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 67 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.73% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 73
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £30,400 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,814 £55,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

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 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 +17 43 £45,000 +7.24% 2
Glasgow -16 21 £38,750 -11.43% 1
Scottish Borders +3 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Aberdeen - 1 £24,500 -
Business Intelligence Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (74.63%) SQL Server
3 46 (68.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (67.16%) SQL
4 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
4 45 (67.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (53.73%) ETL
5 36 (53.73%) T-SQL
6 25 (37.31%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (34.33%) Tableau
7 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (29.85%) Finance
9 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (22.39%) Integration Testing
11 15 (22.39%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (22.39%) Project Management
12 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.93%) Power BI
13 10 (14.93%) QlikView
14 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
14 9 (13.43%) Analytics
14 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
15 8 (11.94%) Degree
15 8 (11.94%) C#
16 7 (10.45%) SAS
16 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
16 7 (10.45%) Informatica
16 7 (10.45%) 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 7 (10.45%) SAS
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (74.63%) SQL Server
2 46 (68.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (67.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (37.31%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (14.93%) Power BI
7 10 (14.93%) QlikView
8 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (8.96%) OLAP
10 6 (8.96%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (8.96%) PowerCenter
11 5 (7.46%) Big Data
11 5 (7.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (2.99%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 2 (2.99%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
13 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) MDX
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Fintech
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.49%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (53.73%) ETL
3 15 (22.39%) Integration Testing
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
3 15 (22.39%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.43%) Analytics
5 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
7 6 (8.96%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (4.48%) ERP
8 3 (4.48%) SDLC
9 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.99%) Information Management
9 2 (2.99%) Workflow
10 1 (1.49%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) SQL
2 36 (53.73%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.49%) R
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) Tableau
3 7 (10.45%) Informatica
3 7 (10.45%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 6 (8.96%) Cognos
5 4 (5.97%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Netezza
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Teradata