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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 26 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 120 86 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.62% 5.86% 12.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 6.11% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 113
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £57,300
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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 61 (29.61%) Finance
2 43 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (20.39%) Oracle
3 42 (20.39%) Degree
4 38 (18.45%) Project Management
5 36 (17.48%) SAP
6 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.56%) ETL
8 29 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (13.11%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (12.62%) Banking
12 24 (11.65%) Informatica
12 24 (11.65%) Data Centre
13 23 (11.17%) Test Strategy
13 23 (11.17%) Analytics
13 23 (11.17%) Performance Management
14 22 (10.68%) SQL
15 21 (10.19%) Integration Testing
16 19 (9.22%) CISSP
16 19 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
17 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
18 17 (8.25%) ERP
19 16 (7.77%) Data Modelling
19 16 (7.77%) IBM
19 16 (7.77%) SAP BW
19 16 (7.77%) SAP BI
19 16 (7.77%) Data Management
19 16 (7.77%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (5.34%) IIS
2 10 (4.85%) NetWeaver
3 8 (3.88%) SAS
4 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.97%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (3.88%) SAP APO
2 8 (3.88%) SAP PP
3 7 (3.40%) SAP BPC
4 5 (2.43%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (2.43%) HFM
4 5 (2.43%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.97%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.97%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.49%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) WLAN
1 3 (1.46%) Firewall
1 3 (1.46%) Wireless
1 3 (1.46%) LAN
2 2 (0.97%) VoIP
2 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.97%) PPP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.11%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.77%) SAP BW
4 16 (7.77%) SAP BI
5 14 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (5.34%) QlikView
7 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.37%) PowerCenter
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.43%) Essbase
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.43%) Hyperion Smart View
11 4 (1.94%) DataStage
11 4 (1.94%) DB2
12 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.46%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.94%) Toad
4 3 (1.46%) LSMW
5 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.49%) MSI
6 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.49%) Axure RP
General
1 61 (29.61%) Finance
2 26 (12.62%) Banking
3 15 (7.28%) Law
4 7 (3.40%) Retail
5 6 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.43%) Marketing
7 4 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) Web Services
1 8 (3.88%) XML
1 8 (3.88%) Middleware
2 6 (2.91%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) J2EE
3 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (0.97%) CSS
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.49%) WCF
5 1 (0.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.65%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.80%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.88%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.40%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.40%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.91%) GIS
6 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.46%) SCADA
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
9 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.85%) Windows
2 9 (4.37%) UNIX
3 8 (3.88%) Linux
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.87%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (18.45%) Project Management
3 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (14.56%) ETL
5 29 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.17%) Performance Management
6 23 (11.17%) Test Strategy
6 23 (11.17%) Analytics
7 21 (10.19%) Integration Testing
8 17 (8.25%) ERP
9 16 (7.77%) Data Modelling
9 16 (7.77%) Migration
9 16 (7.77%) Data Management
9 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.28%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.28%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (5.83%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (5.83%) Security Architecture
11 12 (5.83%) Wealth Management
12 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.68%) SQL
2 15 (7.28%) ABAP
3 9 (4.37%) Java
4 3 (1.46%) C#
5 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (20.39%) Degree
2 19 (9.22%) CISSP
3 15 (7.28%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.91%) PhD
6 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.46%) MCSE
7 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.46%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.46%) MCITP
7 3 (1.46%) CISA
7 3 (1.46%) CISM
7 3 (1.46%) MBA
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP
8 2 (0.97%) CCNA
8 2 (0.97%) CCDA
8 2 (0.97%) ISEB
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) SLA
1 15 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (7.28%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.83%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.37%) QA
4 7 (3.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
4 1 (0.49%) GPFS
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (20.39%) Oracle
2 36 (17.48%) SAP
3 24 (11.65%) Informatica
4 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.77%) IBM
6 15 (7.28%) Cognos
7 12 (5.83%) Splunk
7 12 (5.83%) ArcSight
8 10 (4.85%) Teradata
9 9 (4.37%) Talend
10 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.43%) Hyperion
11 5 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (2.43%) Anaplan
12 4 (1.94%) Cisco
12 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.94%) FrontRange
12 4 (1.94%) VMware
13 3 (1.46%) Citrix
14 2 (0.97%) Juniper
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus, car allowance, home working
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago