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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 96 101 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.07% 6.26% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 6.58% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80 55 54
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £76,000 £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
1293 1534 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.10% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 793 985 590
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 66 (35.29%) Finance
2 59 (31.55%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (31.02%) Project Management
4 55 (29.41%) Degree
5 50 (26.74%) SAP
6 42 (22.46%) Integration Testing
7 41 (21.93%) Business Objects
8 38 (20.32%) SLA
9 36 (19.25%) SAP BI
9 36 (19.25%) SAP BW
9 36 (19.25%) BusinessObjects
9 36 (19.25%) Data Modelling
9 36 (19.25%) Oracle
10 35 (18.72%) ETL
11 28 (14.97%) SQL
12 25 (13.37%) ABAP
12 25 (13.37%) NetWeaver
13 20 (10.70%) Analytics
14 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
14 19 (10.16%) Banking
15 18 (9.63%) PCI DSS
16 17 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 17 (9.09%) SharePoint
17 16 (8.56%) Windows
17 16 (8.56%) Performance Management
18 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (8.02%) UNIX
18 15 (8.02%) SAS
18 15 (8.02%) Test Strategy
19 14 (7.49%) Data Warehouse

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (13.37%) NetWeaver
2 17 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.02%) SAS
4 10 (5.35%) IIS
5 7 (3.74%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Liferay
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (7.49%) SAP CO
1 14 (7.49%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.53%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) LAN
1 6 (3.21%) WLAN
2 5 (2.67%) NAS
2 5 (2.67%) DNS
2 5 (2.67%) SAN
3 4 (2.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.07%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.25%) BusinessObjects
1 36 (19.25%) SAP BW
1 36 (19.25%) SAP BI
2 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.28%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.28%) Base SAS
3 8 (4.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.74%) MS Access
5 6 (3.21%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.14%) QlikView
7 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.60%) OLAP
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.14%) JMeter
2 4 (2.14%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (1.07%) Selenium
3 2 (1.07%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (1.07%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (35.29%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Marketing
4 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.21%) Retail
6 5 (2.67%) Law
7 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Legal
9 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.07%) Publishing
9 2 (1.07%) Games
9 2 (1.07%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) .NET
2 10 (5.35%) HTML
2 10 (5.35%) CSS
2 10 (5.35%) Middleware
3 8 (4.28%) XML
3 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.74%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.14%) Web Services
7 3 (1.60%) J2EE
8 2 (1.07%) Ajax
8 2 (1.07%) SAP CO-PA
8 2 (1.07%) LESS
9 1 (0.53%) HTML5
9 1 (0.53%) Spring
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.53%) GWT
9 1 (0.53%) jQuery
9 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.21%) Social Media
3 6 (3.21%) Cryptography
3 6 (3.21%) SCADA
3 6 (3.21%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.67%) Clustering
4 5 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.67%) Life Science
5 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.14%) GIS
6 3 (1.60%) Open Source
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.56%) Windows
2 15 (8.02%) UNIX
3 12 (6.42%) Linux
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.55%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (31.02%) Project Management
3 42 (22.46%) Integration Testing
4 36 (19.25%) Data Modelling
5 35 (18.72%) ETL
6 20 (10.70%) Analytics
7 16 (8.56%) Performance Management
8 15 (8.02%) Test Strategy
8 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.42%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (5.88%) Security Architecture
10 11 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.88%) Coaching
11 10 (5.35%) ITIL
12 9 (4.81%) CRM
13 8 (4.28%) Service Management
13 8 (4.28%) Information Security
13 8 (4.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.97%) SQL
2 25 (13.37%) ABAP
3 13 (6.95%) Java
4 8 (4.28%) VBA
4 8 (4.28%) C#
5 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (29.41%) Degree
2 14 (7.49%) CISSP
3 6 (3.21%) CISA
3 6 (3.21%) CISM
3 6 (3.21%) MBA
3 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.67%) MCSE
4 5 (2.67%) MCITP
4 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.32%) SLA
2 18 (9.63%) PCI DSS
3 17 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.28%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.21%) COBIT
6 3 (1.60%) QA
7 1 (0.53%) MiFID
7 1 (0.53%) EMIR
7 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 50 (26.74%) SAP
2 41 (21.93%) Business Objects
3 36 (19.25%) Oracle
4 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.88%) Informatica
5 11 (5.88%) Splunk
6 10 (5.35%) ArcSight
7 8 (4.28%) Teradata
8 7 (3.74%) Lotus
8 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.74%) IBM
8 7 (3.74%) VMware
9 4 (2.14%) Siebel
9 4 (2.14%) Google
10 3 (1.60%) Citrix
11 2 (1.07%) HP
11 2 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.53%) Murex
12 1 (0.53%) Sage
12 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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