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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 43 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 73 179 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.93% 11.92% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 12.38% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 135 37
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
1415 1446 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.61% 96.27% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 967 944 766
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 26 November 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 60 (37.50%) Finance
2 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.00%) Windows
4 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (14.38%) Degree
7 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
7 21 (13.13%) SQL
7 21 (13.13%) Oracle
8 20 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (11.25%) Web Development
11 17 (10.63%) .NET
12 16 (10.00%) HTML
13 15 (9.38%) Citrix
13 15 (9.38%) HP
13 15 (9.38%) C#
13 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
14 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
14 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET
14 14 (8.75%) Project Management
14 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.13%) Banking
15 13 (8.13%) Migration
15 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
15 13 (8.13%) Middleware
16 12 (7.50%) ETL
16 12 (7.50%) Wealth Management
16 12 (7.50%) Test Scripting
16 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (6.88%) SAS
1 11 (6.88%) ArcGIS
2 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (1.88%) LAN
2 3 (1.88%) WAN
3 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.75%) QlikView
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.13%) Base SAS
5 5 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.25%) DecisionStream
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.25%) Big Data
8 2 (1.25%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.25%) Selenium
4 2 (1.25%) JMeter
4 2 (1.25%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.63%) WinRunner
General
1 60 (37.50%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
5 6 (3.75%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.88%) Advertising
9 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) .NET
2 16 (10.00%) HTML
3 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET
4 13 (8.13%) Middleware
5 9 (5.63%) CSS
6 8 (5.00%) SOAP
6 8 (5.00%) Web Services
6 8 (5.00%) XML
6 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.75%) RESTful
7 6 (3.75%) jQuery
8 5 (3.13%) XSL
8 5 (3.13%) CSS3
8 5 (3.13%) HTML5
9 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.88%) JSON
10 2 (1.25%) Ajax
10 2 (1.25%) WCF
11 1 (0.63%) Spring.NET
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) GIS
3 8 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) Blog
4 5 (3.13%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.25%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.63%) Windows 2000
5 8 (5.00%) UNIX
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.88%) AIX
8 2 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (11.25%) Web Development
4 14 (8.75%) Project Management
4 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.13%) Migration
5 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.50%) ETL
6 12 (7.50%) Wealth Management
6 12 (7.50%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.25%) CRM
7 10 (6.25%) Analytics
8 9 (5.63%) Change Control
9 8 (5.00%) MVC
9 8 (5.00%) Workflow
9 8 (5.00%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.38%) Information Management
10 7 (4.38%) ITIL
10 7 (4.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.13%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) C#
2 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.13%) Python
5 3 (1.88%) Java
6 2 (1.25%) Perl
6 2 (1.25%) C
6 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.25%) MCSE
3 10 (6.25%) CCA
3 10 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.13%) OCP
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.13%) MBA
4 5 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.13%) VCAP
5 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) CISSP
6 2 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (5.63%) QA
3 5 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) COSO
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (3.13%) vSphere
3 4 (2.50%) XenApp
3 4 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (2.50%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.13%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) HP
3 15 (9.38%) Citrix
4 6 (3.75%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.75%) IBM
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco
5 5 (3.13%) Informatica
5 5 (3.13%) NetApp
5 5 (3.13%) EMC
5 5 (3.13%) ESRI
5 5 (3.13%) VMware
6 4 (2.50%) AppSense
6 4 (2.50%) Teradata
6 4 (2.50%) Cognos
7 2 (1.25%) Siebel
7 2 (1.25%) Remedy
7 2 (1.25%) McAfee
7 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 2 (1.25%) ArcSight
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