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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 13 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 89 155 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.90% 12.52% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 13.18% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 119 55
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £31,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £56,700 £58,000
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
1454 1176 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.42% 94.99% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 974 737 826
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,604 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 58 (31.69%) Finance
2 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.94%) Windows
4 28 (15.30%) SQL
5 27 (14.75%) .NET
5 27 (14.75%) Web Development
6 26 (14.21%) MS Excel
7 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (13.66%) Oracle
7 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (13.11%) Degree
9 23 (12.57%) C#
10 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET
12 19 (10.38%) Marketing
12 19 (10.38%) Citrix
13 18 (9.84%) HTML
13 18 (9.84%) Business Development
13 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (9.29%) Project Management
15 16 (8.74%) MVC
15 16 (8.74%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (8.74%) JavaScript
15 16 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (8.20%) Analytics
16 15 (8.20%) Retail
16 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
16 15 (8.20%) CRM
17 14 (7.65%) Banking
18 13 (7.10%) Agile Software Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (6.01%) ArcGIS
2 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.83%) SAS
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.19%) IIS
6 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.09%) Exchequer
7 2 (1.09%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (1.09%) Sage 200
7 2 (1.09%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) DNS
2 4 (2.19%) WAN
3 3 (1.64%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (3.28%) QlikView
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.73%) Spotfire
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.19%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.64%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
2 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 58 (31.69%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Marketing
3 15 (8.20%) Retail
4 14 (7.65%) Banking
5 8 (4.37%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.28%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.75%) .NET
2 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET
3 18 (9.84%) HTML
4 16 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (6.56%) Middleware
6 9 (4.92%) XML
7 8 (4.37%) CSS
7 8 (4.37%) Web Services
8 7 (3.83%) SOAP
9 6 (3.28%) jQuery
9 6 (3.28%) RESTful
10 5 (2.73%) CSS3
10 5 (2.73%) HTML5
10 5 (2.73%) XSL
11 3 (1.64%) J2EE
12 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.09%) JSON
12 2 (1.09%) WCF
13 1 (0.55%) WinForms
13 1 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.46%) GIS
4 8 (4.37%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.28%) Blog
6 5 (2.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.73%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) Social Media
9 2 (1.09%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.55%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.94%) Windows
2 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.83%) UNIX
5 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.19%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.64%) AIX
8 3 (1.64%) Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.75%) Web Development
2 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (9.84%) Business Development
4 17 (9.29%) Project Management
5 16 (8.74%) MVC
6 15 (8.20%) CRM
6 15 (8.20%) Analytics
7 13 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.56%) Information Management
9 11 (6.01%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.01%) ITIL
10 10 (5.46%) Workflow
11 9 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.92%) Performance Management
12 8 (4.37%) B2B
13 6 (3.28%) Data Management
13 6 (3.28%) System Testing
13 6 (3.28%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.30%) SQL
2 23 (12.57%) C#
3 16 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.73%) Python
6 3 (1.64%) Java
7 2 (1.09%) Perl
7 2 (1.09%) PHP
7 2 (1.09%) C
7 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.11%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.37%) MCSE
3 8 (4.37%) CCA
3 8 (4.37%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) VCAP
4 5 (2.73%) MBA
4 5 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.73%) OCP
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.19%) CISSP
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (1.09%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.73%) SLA
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) XenApp
2 8 (4.37%) XenDesktop
2 8 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (2.73%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.66%) Oracle
3 19 (10.38%) Citrix
4 10 (5.46%) HP
5 8 (4.37%) VMware
5 8 (4.37%) AppSense
6 6 (3.28%) IBM
6 6 (3.28%) Tableau
6 6 (3.28%) EMC
6 6 (3.28%) NetApp
7 5 (2.73%) Informatica
7 5 (2.73%) Siebel
7 5 (2.73%) Cisco
7 5 (2.73%) ESRI
8 4 (2.19%) Charles River
9 3 (1.64%) Teradata
9 3 (1.64%) Cognos
10 2 (1.09%) SAP
10 2 (1.09%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.09%) CODA
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