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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 108 94 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.03% 6.53% 10.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 6.80% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 82
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
1269 1382 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.35% 95.97% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 782 892 730
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 84 (46.15%) Finance
2 53 (29.12%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (25.27%) Degree
4 44 (24.18%) Project Management
5 36 (19.78%) SAP
6 31 (17.03%) Oracle
6 31 (17.03%) ETL
6 31 (17.03%) Integration Testing
7 30 (16.48%) Business Objects
8 27 (14.84%) SLA
9 26 (14.29%) SQL
10 23 (12.64%) Windows
11 22 (12.09%) Data Modelling
11 22 (12.09%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (12.09%) SAP BW
11 22 (12.09%) SAP BI
12 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
13 18 (9.89%) SAS
14 17 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
14 17 (9.34%) Banking
14 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (8.24%) ABAP
16 15 (8.24%) NetWeaver
16 15 (8.24%) Analytics
17 14 (7.69%) PCI DSS
17 14 (7.69%) SAP FI
17 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
17 14 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (9.89%) SAS
2 15 (8.24%) NetWeaver
3 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.95%) IIS
5 6 (3.30%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Liferay
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 14 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) DNS
2 5 (2.75%) SAN
2 5 (2.75%) NAS
3 3 (1.65%) LAN
3 3 (1.65%) WLAN
3 3 (1.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.09%) BusinessObjects
1 22 (12.09%) SAP BW
1 22 (12.09%) SAP BI
2 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.95%) Base SAS
3 9 (4.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (4.40%) QlikView
4 8 (4.40%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.30%) MS Access
6 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.20%) JMeter
3 4 (2.20%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (1.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.10%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (1.10%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (46.15%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Banking
3 9 (4.95%) Retail
3 9 (4.95%) Marketing
4 6 (3.30%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Law
6 3 (1.65%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Local Government
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.55%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) HTML
1 10 (5.49%) .NET
2 9 (4.95%) CSS
3 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.30%) Middleware
4 6 (3.30%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.10%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (1.10%) LESS
6 2 (1.10%) Ajax
6 2 (1.10%) XML
7 1 (0.55%) XSLT
7 1 (0.55%) SOAP
7 1 (0.55%) Web Services
7 1 (0.55%) J2EE
7 1 (0.55%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.55%) WinForms
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
7 1 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.75%) Clustering
2 5 (2.75%) Life Science
2 5 (2.75%) Social Media
3 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.20%) GIS
3 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.65%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.65%) SCADA
4 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (1.65%) Open Source
5 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Windows
2 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.95%) UNIX
5 8 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (3.30%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.75%) Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (24.18%) Project Management
3 31 (17.03%) ETL
3 31 (17.03%) Integration Testing
4 22 (12.09%) Data Modelling
5 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.24%) Analytics
7 13 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.04%) Migration
8 11 (6.04%) Test Scripting
8 11 (6.04%) Performance Management
8 11 (6.04%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (6.04%) Wealth Management
9 10 (5.49%) Security Architecture
9 10 (5.49%) Test Strategy
9 10 (5.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.29%) SQL
2 15 (8.24%) ABAP
3 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.40%) C#
3 8 (4.40%) Java
4 7 (3.85%) VBA
5 6 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (25.27%) Degree
2 10 (5.49%) CISSP
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.40%) MCSE
4 5 (2.75%) MCITP
5 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) CCA
5 3 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.65%) CISA
5 3 (1.65%) CISM
5 3 (1.65%) MBA
6 2 (1.10%) VCP4
7 1 (0.55%) VCAP
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.84%) SLA
2 14 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.75%) QA
6 3 (1.65%) COBIT
7 1 (0.55%) MiFID
7 1 (0.55%) EMIR
7 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (19.78%) SAP
2 31 (17.03%) Oracle
3 30 (16.48%) Business Objects
4 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.04%) Informatica
6 10 (5.49%) Splunk
7 9 (4.95%) ArcSight
7 9 (4.95%) HP
8 8 (4.40%) Teradata
9 7 (3.85%) VMware
10 6 (3.30%) Citrix
10 6 (3.30%) Lotus
11 5 (2.75%) Siebel
12 4 (2.20%) Google
13 3 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.10%) Cognos
15 1 (0.55%) Cisco
15 1 (0.55%) IBM
15 1 (0.55%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pesaro
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Car / Bonus / Health / Flex + Home
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pesaro
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pesaro
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Car / Bonus / Health / Flex + Home W
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Uncapped commission, company car
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago