The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 82 129 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.99% 9.46% 8.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 9.92% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 88 67
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1285 1300 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.86% 95.31% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 848 835 764
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 72 (43.37%) Finance
2 40 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (21.08%) Degree
4 28 (16.87%) Project Management
5 26 (15.66%) ETL
5 26 (15.66%) Oracle
6 25 (15.06%) Windows
7 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.25%) SAP
7 22 (13.25%) Integration Testing
7 22 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (12.05%) Business Objects
8 20 (12.05%) SQL
9 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
9 19 (11.45%) SLA
10 15 (9.04%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.04%) Banking
11 14 (8.43%) Migration
11 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
11 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (7.83%) SAP BI
12 13 (7.83%) SAP BW
12 13 (7.83%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (7.83%) Data Modelling
12 13 (7.83%) SAS
12 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
12 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
1 13 (7.83%) SAS
2 11 (6.63%) NetWeaver
3 5 (3.01%) IIS
3 5 (3.01%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) SAP FI
1 9 (5.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (5.42%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) DNS
2 5 (3.01%) SAN
2 5 (3.01%) NAS
3 3 (1.81%) LAN
3 3 (1.81%) WAN
3 3 (1.81%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.83%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (7.83%) SAP BW
2 13 (7.83%) SAP BI
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.22%) QlikView
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.22%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.61%) Base SAS
5 6 (3.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (3.01%) MS Access
6 5 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (2.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.20%) JMeter
3 2 (1.20%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
General
1 72 (43.37%) Finance
2 15 (9.04%) Banking
3 10 (6.02%) Retail
4 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Marketing
5 5 (3.01%) Law
6 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.81%) Local Government
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 2 (1.20%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.63%) .NET
2 10 (6.02%) HTML
3 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.82%) CSS
5 7 (4.22%) Middleware
6 6 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.81%) JSON
8 3 (1.81%) SOAP
8 3 (1.81%) Web Services
8 3 (1.81%) XML
9 2 (1.20%) Ajax
10 1 (0.60%) RESTful
10 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.60%) WCF
10 1 (0.60%) jQuery
10 1 (0.60%) SAP CO-PA
10 1 (0.60%) XSLT
10 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) GIS
2 5 (3.01%) Clustering
3 4 (2.41%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.81%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) Social Media
5 2 (1.20%) Life Science
6 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.60%) Open Source
6 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.06%) Windows
2 22 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.42%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (4.82%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.01%) UNIX
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (16.87%) Project Management
3 26 (15.66%) ETL
4 22 (13.25%) Integration Testing
5 15 (9.04%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.43%) Migration
7 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.83%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.23%) Wealth Management
9 11 (6.63%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.02%) Analytics
11 8 (4.82%) Business Transformation
11 8 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.82%) Change Control
11 8 (4.82%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.22%) Security Architecture
12 7 (4.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (4.22%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.05%) SQL
2 11 (6.63%) ABAP
3 10 (6.02%) C#
4 8 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.22%) Java
6 6 (3.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (21.08%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.02%) MCSE
4 5 (3.01%) CCA
4 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.01%) MCITP
5 4 (2.41%) CISSP
6 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.81%) VCAP
7 2 (1.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.45%) SLA
2 9 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.01%) QA
5 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (1.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Oracle
2 22 (13.25%) SAP
2 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.05%) Business Objects
4 10 (6.02%) HP
5 9 (5.42%) Informatica
5 9 (5.42%) VMware
6 7 (4.22%) Citrix
6 7 (4.22%) Splunk
7 6 (3.61%) ArcSight
7 6 (3.61%) Teradata
8 5 (3.01%) Lotus
9 4 (2.41%) Cognos
10 3 (1.81%) Siebel
10 3 (1.81%) Cisco
10 3 (1.81%) IBM
10 3 (1.81%) NetApp
10 3 (1.81%) EMC
10 3 (1.81%) Google
11 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive salary + uncapped commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago