Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 28 41
Rank change year-on-year -26 +13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Intelligence 250 425 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.64% 7.68% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 8.33% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 190 201 188
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,016 5,103 4,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.04% 92.21% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,265 3,255 2,889
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 +4 130 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Edinburgh -44 90 £48,750 +8.33% 18
Aberdeen +3 6 £44,676 +82.35% 3
Stirling +1 6 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Fife +3 5 £31,500 -36.36% 1
West Lothian - 3 £27,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £43,000 -
Highlands - 2 £35,000 -
Dundee +15 1 £31,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £52,500 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 154 (61.60%) SQL
2 85 (34.00%) ETL
3 82 (32.80%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (32.80%) SQL Server
4 78 (31.20%) Finance
5 75 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (30.00%) Power BI
6 73 (29.20%) Microsoft
7 72 (28.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (28.00%) Analytics
9 67 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (22.00%) T-SQL
11 49 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (19.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (17.60%) Data Modelling
13 43 (17.20%) .NET
14 42 (16.80%) Oracle
14 42 (16.80%) Visualisation
15 38 (15.20%) Tableau
15 38 (15.20%) C#
16 37 (14.80%) QlikView
17 34 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (12.80%) SAP
19 30 (12.00%) SDLC
20 28 (11.20%) Relational Database
20 28 (11.20%) Manufacturing
21 27 (10.80%) Marketing
22 26 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (10.00%) Python
23 25 (10.00%) SAS

Business Intelligence
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 25 (10.00%) SAS
2 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) SPSS
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.40%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.40%) Serverless
6 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) Internet
1 3 (1.20%) SMS
2 2 (0.80%) DNS
2 2 (0.80%) Firewall
2 2 (0.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (32.80%) Data Warehouse
1 82 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 75 (30.00%) Power BI
2 75 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (28.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (19.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (14.80%) QlikView
6 28 (11.20%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (5.60%) Qlik Sense
9 13 (5.20%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (4.40%) Big Data
11 10 (4.00%) SAS EBI
11 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (3.60%) Data Mining
12 9 (3.60%) MySQL
12 9 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (3.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (3.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.60%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.60%) JUnit
6 4 (1.60%) Protractor
6 4 (1.60%) Selenium
6 4 (1.60%) TestNG
7 3 (1.20%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.40%) git-flow
8 1 (0.40%) Hudson
8 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 78 (31.20%) Finance
2 28 (11.20%) Manufacturing
3 27 (10.80%) Marketing
4 21 (8.40%) Electronics
4 21 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.40%) Banking
6 7 (2.80%) Advertising
6 7 (2.80%) Retail
7 6 (2.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (36.40%) Developer
2 55 (22.00%) Analyst
3 33 (13.20%) Consultant
4 27 (10.80%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 26 (10.40%) SQL Developer
6 20 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 18 (7.20%) Data Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Database Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Lead Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Business Consultant
12 9 (3.60%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) SAS Consultant
13 8 (3.20%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.20%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Software Manager
13 8 (3.20%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.20%) .NET
2 23 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 19 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (5.20%) Node.js
5 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (4.40%) RESTful
6 11 (4.40%) WCF
7 6 (2.40%) HTML
8 5 (2.00%) CSS
9 4 (1.60%) Middleware
9 4 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.80%) Express
11 2 (0.80%) REST
11 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.80%) Web Services
11 2 (0.80%) XML
12 1 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.40%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.40%) User Experience
7 4 (1.60%) Fintech
7 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) FMCG
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.60%) Unix
2 10 (4.00%) Windows
3 8 (3.20%) Linux
4 3 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.00%) ETL
2 70 (28.00%) Analytics
3 67 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (17.60%) Data Modelling
5 42 (16.80%) Visualisation
6 30 (12.00%) SDLC
7 26 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (9.60%) MVC
9 23 (9.20%) Data Analytics
9 23 (9.20%) Data Visualisation
9 23 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (9.20%) Test Automation
10 22 (8.80%) Data Analysis
11 21 (8.40%) CRM
11 21 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (8.40%) Programme Management
12 18 (7.20%) Creative Thinking
12 18 (7.20%) Data Engineering
12 18 (7.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (61.60%) SQL
2 55 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 38 (15.20%) C#
4 25 (10.00%) Python
5 21 (8.40%) Java
6 20 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.20%) Ruby
9 11 (4.40%) R
9 11 (4.40%) Scala
10 10 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.60%) VBA
12 3 (1.20%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) SAS Macro
12 3 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.80%) SOQL
14 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.40%) X++
14 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CISSP
4 1 (0.40%) MCP
4 1 (0.40%) MCSA
4 1 (0.40%) MCSE
4 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.60%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.20%) QA
3 4 (1.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.80%) PMO
5 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.40%) GAAP
5 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.40%) HL7
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.40%) Grafana
4 1 (0.40%) Kibana
4 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Mesos
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Oozie
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.80%) Oracle
3 38 (15.20%) Tableau
4 32 (12.80%) SAP
5 24 (9.60%) Cognos
6 13 (5.20%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (3.60%) Teradata
8 8 (3.20%) Informatica
9 7 (2.80%) Google
10 5 (2.00%) IBM
10 5 (2.00%) Vertica
11 4 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.20%) Alteryx
12 3 (1.20%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.80%) OutlookSoft
14 1 (0.40%) BISAM
14 1 (0.40%) Mitel
14 1 (0.40%) Talend
14 1 (0.40%) Twitter
14 1 (0.40%) Veeam