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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 101 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.45% 6.25% 7.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 6.60% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 50
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £26,925 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £74,400 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1272 1531 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.36% 94.80% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 791 989 616
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (34.87%) Finance
2 58 (29.74%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (29.74%) Project Management
3 57 (29.23%) Degree
4 54 (27.69%) SAP
5 42 (21.54%) Integration Testing
6 40 (20.51%) Business Objects
7 38 (19.49%) Oracle
7 38 (19.49%) SLA
8 36 (18.46%) BusinessObjects
8 36 (18.46%) Data Modelling
8 36 (18.46%) SAP BI
8 36 (18.46%) SAP BW
9 34 (17.44%) ETL
10 28 (14.36%) SQL
11 25 (12.82%) ABAP
11 25 (12.82%) NetWeaver
12 22 (11.28%) Analytics
13 21 (10.77%) Performance Management
14 20 (10.26%) PCI DSS
14 20 (10.26%) Data Centre
14 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
15 19 (9.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (9.74%) Banking
16 17 (8.72%) Windows
16 17 (8.72%) Test Strategy
17 16 (8.21%) CISSP
17 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
17 16 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (7.69%) UNIX

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (12.82%) NetWeaver
2 15 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.15%) IIS
3 12 (6.15%) SAS
4 6 (3.08%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.03%) JBoss
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.18%) SAP FI
1 14 (7.18%) SAP CO
1 14 (7.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.03%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.03%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.51%) HFM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.51%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) LAN
1 6 (3.08%) WLAN
2 5 (2.56%) SAN
2 5 (2.56%) DNS
2 5 (2.56%) NAS
3 4 (2.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) BusinessObjects
1 36 (18.46%) SAP BI
1 36 (18.46%) SAP BW
2 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.59%) Base SAS
5 7 (3.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (3.08%) MS Access
6 6 (3.08%) PowerCenter
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.54%) QlikView
9 3 (1.54%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.54%) DataStage
9 3 (1.54%) DB2
9 3 (1.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.54%) Toad
3 2 (1.03%) JMeter
3 2 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.03%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
General
1 68 (34.87%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 12 (6.15%) Marketing
4 7 (3.59%) Law
4 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.08%) Retail
6 4 (2.05%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.15%) .NET
1 12 (6.15%) Middleware
2 9 (4.62%) CSS
2 9 (4.62%) HTML
3 8 (4.10%) XML
4 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.56%) Web Services
7 4 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.54%) J2EE
9 2 (1.03%) SAP CO-PA
9 2 (1.03%) LESS
10 1 (0.51%) Spring
10 1 (0.51%) GWT
10 1 (0.51%) jQuery
10 1 (0.51%) Ajax
10 1 (0.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.10%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Social Media
5 6 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (3.08%) SCADA
5 6 (3.08%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.56%) Clustering
6 5 (2.56%) Life Science
6 5 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.05%) User Experience
8 3 (1.54%) GIS
9 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.72%) Windows
2 15 (7.69%) UNIX
3 13 (6.67%) Linux
4 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.74%) Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.74%) Project Management
2 42 (21.54%) Integration Testing
3 36 (18.46%) Data Modelling
4 34 (17.44%) ETL
5 22 (11.28%) Analytics
6 21 (10.77%) Performance Management
7 17 (8.72%) Test Strategy
8 16 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.18%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (6.67%) Security Architecture
11 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.64%) Coaching
13 10 (5.13%) ITIL
13 10 (5.13%) Migration
14 9 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (4.10%) Cyber Security
15 8 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.36%) SQL
2 25 (12.82%) ABAP
3 13 (6.67%) Java
4 7 (3.59%) C#
4 7 (3.59%) VBA
5 6 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (29.23%) Degree
2 16 (8.21%) CISSP
3 6 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) CISA
3 6 (3.08%) CISM
3 6 (3.08%) MBA
4 5 (2.56%) MCITP
4 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.49%) SLA
2 20 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 19 (9.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.10%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.08%) COBIT
6 4 (2.05%) QA
7 1 (0.51%) MiFID
7 1 (0.51%) EMIR
7 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 54 (27.69%) SAP
2 40 (20.51%) Business Objects
3 38 (19.49%) Oracle
4 20 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.67%) Splunk
6 12 (6.15%) Informatica
6 12 (6.15%) ArcSight
7 9 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.10%) IBM
8 8 (4.10%) VMware
9 7 (3.59%) Teradata
10 6 (3.08%) Lotus
11 4 (2.05%) Google
12 3 (1.54%) Siebel
13 2 (1.03%) Citrix
13 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
14 1 (0.51%) Sage
14 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.51%) McAfee
14 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Car allowance, Bonus, PMI, On call, Overtime + More
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago