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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 112 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.58% 5.79% 10.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.07% 6.03% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 91
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £56,500
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
1387 1409 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.98% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 903 928 743
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
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 4 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 65 (30.81%) Finance
2 48 (22.75%) Project Management
2 48 (22.75%) Degree
3 47 (22.27%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (21.33%) SAP
5 44 (20.85%) Oracle
6 29 (13.74%) ETL
6 29 (13.74%) BusinessObjects
6 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
7 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.80%) Test Strategy
7 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (12.32%) SQL
9 25 (11.85%) Performance Management
9 25 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (11.85%) Banking
10 22 (10.43%) SLA
11 21 (9.95%) Data Modelling
11 21 (9.95%) CISSP
11 21 (9.95%) Data Centre
11 21 (9.95%) Analytics
12 20 (9.48%) SAP BW
12 20 (9.48%) SAP BI
13 19 (9.00%) Informatica
13 19 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 19 (9.00%) PCI DSS
14 18 (8.53%) ERP
14 18 (8.53%) Portfolio Management
15 16 (7.58%) ABAP
15 16 (7.58%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.16%) IIS
1 13 (6.16%) NetWeaver
2 11 (5.21%) SAS
3 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) Liferay
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) MS Office
1 7 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.79%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (3.79%) SAP APO
2 8 (3.79%) SAP PP
3 5 (2.37%) SAP BPC
3 5 (2.37%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.37%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.37%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.37%) HFM
3 5 (2.37%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.95%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.95%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.47%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) WLAN
1 5 (2.37%) LAN
2 3 (1.42%) Firewall
2 3 (1.42%) Wireless
3 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.95%) PPP
3 2 (0.95%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.74%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (9.48%) SAP BW
2 20 (9.48%) SAP BI
3 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.64%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (3.79%) PowerCenter
6 8 (3.79%) QlikView
6 8 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.37%) Hyperion Smart View
8 5 (2.37%) Essbase
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.90%) DataStage
9 4 (1.90%) DB2
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.90%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.90%) Toad
4 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.42%) LSMW
5 2 (0.95%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.95%) JMeter
6 1 (0.47%) MSI
6 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.47%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 65 (30.81%) Finance
2 25 (11.85%) Banking
3 14 (6.64%) Law
4 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.84%) Marketing
5 5 (2.37%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.79%) Web Services
1 8 (3.79%) XML
1 8 (3.79%) Middleware
2 6 (2.84%) .NET
2 6 (2.84%) J2EE
3 4 (1.90%) HTML
3 4 (1.90%) CSS
4 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.47%) Spring
6 1 (0.47%) Ajax
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
6 1 (0.47%) GWT
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.95%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.74%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.32%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.32%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.37%) SCADA
6 5 (2.37%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.90%) Social Media
7 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.90%) GIS
7 4 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.42%) Life Science
8 3 (1.42%) User Experience
9 2 (0.95%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.47%) FMCG
10 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.21%) Linux
1 11 (5.21%) UNIX
2 9 (4.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.47%) Android
3 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.75%) Project Management
2 47 (22.27%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (13.74%) ETL
3 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
4 27 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.80%) Test Strategy
5 25 (11.85%) Performance Management
5 25 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.95%) Data Modelling
6 21 (9.95%) Analytics
7 18 (8.53%) Portfolio Management
7 18 (8.53%) ERP
8 15 (7.11%) Migration
9 14 (6.64%) Security Architecture
9 14 (6.64%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (6.16%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.16%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.16%) Wealth Management
11 12 (5.69%) Data Management
12 10 (4.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.32%) SQL
2 16 (7.58%) ABAP
3 10 (4.74%) Java
4 3 (1.42%) C#
5 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) VBA
6 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (22.75%) Degree
2 21 (9.95%) CISSP
3 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.37%) CISA
4 5 (2.37%) CISM
4 5 (2.37%) MBA
5 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) SAP Certification
6 3 (1.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.95%) CCNA
7 2 (0.95%) CCDA
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.43%) SLA
2 19 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.27%) COBIT
4 8 (3.79%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.84%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.47%) GPFS
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (21.33%) SAP
2 44 (20.85%) Oracle
3 19 (9.00%) Informatica
4 15 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.64%) Splunk
5 14 (6.64%) ArcSight
6 13 (6.16%) IBM
7 11 (5.21%) Cognos
8 9 (4.27%) Teradata
9 8 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.37%) Hyperion
10 5 (2.37%) Talend
10 5 (2.37%) Anaplan
11 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.90%) FrontRange
12 2 (0.95%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.95%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.95%) F5
12 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.95%) McAfee
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Life Assurance, Health Insurance, Pe
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EXCELerate
Salary: To £65k OTE £80k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago