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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 106 90 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.33% 5.79% 8.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 6.06% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 71
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 £24,825 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
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 £28,000 £27,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 74 (33.94%) Finance
2 60 (27.52%) SAP
3 54 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (24.31%) Degree
4 53 (24.31%) Project Management
5 41 (18.81%) Oracle
6 40 (18.35%) Integration Testing
7 37 (16.97%) Business Objects
8 34 (15.60%) SLA
9 31 (14.22%) ETL
9 31 (14.22%) Data Modelling
9 31 (14.22%) BusinessObjects
9 31 (14.22%) SAP BW
9 31 (14.22%) SAP BI
10 30 (13.76%) SQL
11 26 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (11.01%) Banking
13 23 (10.55%) Performance Management
13 23 (10.55%) Analytics
14 21 (9.63%) Test Strategy
14 21 (9.63%) Data Centre
15 20 (9.17%) PCI DSS
15 20 (9.17%) NetWeaver
15 20 (9.17%) ABAP
16 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
16 19 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 18 (8.26%) CISSP
18 17 (7.80%) Agile Software Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (9.17%) NetWeaver
2 14 (6.42%) IIS
3 12 (5.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.05%) SAS
5 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) Liferay
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) SPSS
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (5.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (5.96%) SAP CO
1 13 (5.96%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.67%) SAP PP
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.67%) SAP APO
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.29%) SAP BPC
4 5 (2.29%) HFM
4 5 (2.29%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (2.29%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.92%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.46%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.75%) LAN
1 6 (2.75%) WLAN
2 3 (1.38%) DNS
2 3 (1.38%) SAN
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.38%) NAS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Wireless
3 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.22%) BusinessObjects
1 31 (14.22%) SAP BW
1 31 (14.22%) SAP BI
2 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.75%) PowerCenter
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.29%) Base SAS
7 5 (2.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (2.29%) Hyperion Smart View
7 5 (2.29%) Essbase
7 5 (2.29%) QlikView
8 4 (1.83%) MS Access
8 4 (1.83%) DB2
8 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.38%) DataStage
9 3 (1.38%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.83%) Toad
3 3 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.92%) JMeter
4 2 (0.92%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (0.92%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.46%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.46%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 74 (33.94%) Finance
2 24 (11.01%) Banking
3 11 (5.05%) Marketing
4 10 (4.59%) Law
5 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.29%) Retail
7 5 (2.29%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.46%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.59%) .NET
1 10 (4.59%) Middleware
2 8 (3.67%) XML
3 7 (3.21%) CSS
3 7 (3.21%) HTML
4 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.29%) Web Services
5 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.38%) J2EE
7 2 (0.92%) SAP CO-PA
7 2 (0.92%) LESS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.46%) HTML5
8 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.46%) GWT
8 1 (0.46%) jQuery
8 1 (0.46%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.67%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.21%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.21%) Social Media
5 6 (2.75%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (2.75%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.75%) SCADA
5 6 (2.75%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.83%) Life Science
6 4 (1.83%) User Experience
7 3 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.88%) Windows
2 13 (5.96%) UNIX
3 12 (5.50%) Linux
4 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (24.31%) Project Management
3 40 (18.35%) Integration Testing
4 31 (14.22%) Data Modelling
4 31 (14.22%) ETL
5 26 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.55%) Performance Management
6 23 (10.55%) Analytics
7 21 (9.63%) Test Strategy
8 17 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.34%) Migration
9 16 (7.34%) ERP
10 15 (6.88%) Portfolio Management
11 14 (6.42%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (5.96%) Security Architecture
13 11 (5.05%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.05%) Wealth Management
14 10 (4.59%) Service Management
14 10 (4.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.76%) SQL
2 20 (9.17%) ABAP
3 10 (4.59%) Java
4 5 (2.29%) C#
5 4 (1.83%) VBA
5 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (24.31%) Degree
2 18 (8.26%) CISSP
3 10 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.75%) CISA
4 6 (2.75%) CISM
4 6 (2.75%) MBA
5 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.83%) MCSE
5 4 (1.83%) MCITP
6 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.60%) SLA
2 20 (9.17%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.67%) COBIT
5 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.29%) QA
7 1 (0.46%) EMIR
7 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) HDFS
4 1 (0.46%) GPFS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (27.52%) SAP
2 41 (18.81%) Oracle
3 37 (16.97%) Business Objects
4 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.96%) Informatica
5 13 (5.96%) Splunk
5 13 (5.96%) ArcSight
6 12 (5.50%) IBM
7 8 (3.67%) Cognos
7 8 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.21%) Teradata
9 5 (2.29%) Anaplan
9 5 (2.29%) VMware
9 5 (2.29%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.83%) Lotus
11 3 (1.38%) Google
11 3 (1.38%) Talend
12 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.92%) FrontRange
12 2 (0.92%) Siebel
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