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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 14 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 156 91 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.24% 6.63% 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 6.95% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 104 51 79
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (42.00%) Finance
2 98 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 82 (27.33%) Data Centre
5 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (22.33%) Oracle
7 67 (22.33%) BusinessObjects
8 66 (22.00%) Project Management
9 65 (21.67%) ETL
10 60 (20.00%) Degree
11 54 (18.00%) Data Quality
12 51 (17.00%) Banking
12 51 (17.00%) Cognos
13 50 (16.67%) Informatica
14 48 (16.00%) SQL
15 45 (15.00%) Data Management
16 44 (14.67%) QlikView
17 43 (14.33%) Performance Management
18 41 (13.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 40 (13.33%) PRINCE2
20 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
21 38 (12.67%) Enterprise Data Management
21 38 (12.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 38 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 38 (12.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 38 (12.67%) Security Cleared
21 38 (12.67%) Talend Open Studio
21 38 (12.67%) Visualisation
21 38 (12.67%) Talend

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (10.33%) SAS
2 29 (9.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) PowerExchange
4 2 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.33%) SAP APO
3 4 (1.33%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.33%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.67%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.67%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.33%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.33%) Network Security
2 7 (2.33%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) ATM
3 4 (1.33%) BGP
3 4 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (1.33%) HSRP
3 4 (1.33%) ISDN
3 4 (1.33%) LAN
3 4 (1.33%) OSPF
3 4 (1.33%) PPP
3 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.33%) VLAN
3 4 (1.33%) WAN
3 4 (1.33%) X.25
4 3 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (1.00%) MPLS
4 3 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (22.33%) BusinessObjects
3 44 (14.67%) QlikView
4 41 (13.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 38 (12.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (8.67%) PowerCenter
6 26 (8.67%) SQL Server
7 23 (7.67%) Oracle Database
7 23 (7.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (5.33%) Star Schema
9 15 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 14 (4.67%) BODI
11 11 (3.67%) DataStage
11 11 (3.67%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.67%) Base SAS
14 7 (2.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 38 (12.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.00%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 126 (42.00%) Finance
2 51 (17.00%) Banking
3 36 (12.00%) Law
4 17 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (5.67%) Retail
5 9 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 6 (2.00%) Billing
8 5 (1.67%) Legal
9 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
10 3 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.00%) Local Government
10 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.33%) .NET
2 10 (3.33%) CSS
2 10 (3.33%) HTML
3 6 (2.00%) Middleware
4 3 (1.00%) XML
5 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.67%) JSON
5 2 (0.67%) REST
5 2 (0.67%) Spring
5 2 (0.67%) Spring Integration
5 2 (0.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (27.33%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.67%) Visualisation
3 29 (9.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (2.67%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.00%) Social Media
9 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.33%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.33%) Informatics
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.33%) Windows
1 19 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.33%) Unix
4 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.67%) Windows 2000
6 7 (2.33%) AIX
7 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (22.00%) Project Management
5 65 (21.67%) ETL
6 45 (15.00%) Data Management
7 43 (14.33%) Performance Management
8 40 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 38 (12.67%) Enterprise Data Management
10 37 (12.33%) Portfolio Management
11 33 (11.00%) Test Strategy
12 32 (10.67%) Dimensional Modelling
13 31 (10.33%) Data Analysis
14 30 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
14 30 (10.00%) Security Architecture
14 30 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 29 (9.67%) Security Operations
16 26 (8.67%) Information Management
16 26 (8.67%) Software Delivery
17 21 (7.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.00%) SQL
2 16 (5.33%) Java
2 16 (5.33%) PL/SQL
3 11 (3.67%) C#
4 9 (3.00%) C++
4 9 (3.00%) Python
5 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.67%) ABAP
6 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (20.00%) Degree
2 38 (12.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 38 (12.67%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.33%) CISSP
4 29 (9.67%) IISP
5 11 (3.67%) CCNP
5 11 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.00%) CCIE
6 9 (3.00%) MCITP
6 9 (3.00%) MCSE
6 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.67%) CCNA
8 5 (1.67%) CISM
9 4 (1.33%) CCSA
9 4 (1.33%) CEH
9 4 (1.33%) CHFI
9 4 (1.33%) ECSA
10 3 (1.00%) CCSE
10 3 (1.00%) CIMA
10 3 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (18.00%) Data Quality
2 30 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.33%) COBIT
4 4 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) QRadar
2 4 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (22.33%) Oracle
2 51 (17.00%) Cognos
3 50 (16.67%) Informatica
4 39 (13.00%) Microsoft
5 38 (12.67%) Talend
6 30 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 30 (10.00%) Splunk
7 24 (8.00%) Teradata
8 21 (7.00%) SAP
9 11 (3.67%) Cisco
9 11 (3.67%) Tableau
10 9 (3.00%) Citrix
10 9 (3.00%) VMware
11 7 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.33%) FrontRange
11 7 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.33%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.00%) IBM
13 4 (1.33%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
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