The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 98 92 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.99% 8.55% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 8.93% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 73
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £66,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1565 1030 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.60% 95.72% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 595 1039
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,460
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,625
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Consultant
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (37.44%) Finance
2 65 (28.63%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (22.03%) SQL
4 48 (21.15%) Oracle
5 42 (18.50%) Microsoft
6 39 (17.18%) .NET
7 36 (15.86%) Project Management
8 35 (15.42%) SQL Server
9 34 (14.98%) Analytics
10 32 (14.10%) Retail
11 31 (13.66%) C#
11 31 (13.66%) SAP
12 29 (12.78%) MS Excel
13 27 (11.89%) Data Management
14 25 (11.01%) Business Development
15 24 (10.57%) Degree
15 24 (10.57%) SharePoint
16 22 (9.69%) MVC
16 22 (9.69%) SAS
16 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET
16 22 (9.69%) Banking
16 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (9.25%) ETL
18 19 (8.37%) Service Delivery
18 19 (8.37%) CRM
18 19 (8.37%) Web Development
18 19 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (7.93%) QlikView
19 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (7.93%) Data Warehouse

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.69%) SAS
3 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.88%) CICS
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) SPSS
3 3 (1.32%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.73%) SAP CRM
3 10 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (3.96%) SAP FI
4 9 (3.96%) SAP CO
4 9 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (3.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.88%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.88%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (0.88%) Agresso
9 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.88%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) RTP
2 2 (0.88%) SCCP
2 2 (0.88%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.93%) QlikView
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 12 (5.29%) Base SAS
7 11 (4.85%) Spotfire
8 9 (3.96%) Big Data
8 9 (3.96%) OLAP
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.52%) Pentaho
9 8 (3.52%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.76%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (37.44%) Finance
2 32 (14.10%) Retail
3 22 (9.69%) Banking
4 14 (6.17%) Marketing
5 7 (3.08%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.88%) French Language
8 2 (0.88%) German Language
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.18%) .NET
2 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET
2 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (4.41%) HTML
4 7 (3.08%) XML
4 7 (3.08%) MDX
5 6 (2.64%) J2EE
6 3 (1.32%) Web Services
7 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.44%) XSLT
8 1 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.44%) WinForms
8 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.61%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.17%) Social Media
3 12 (5.29%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.96%) Data Conversion
4 9 (3.96%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Open Source
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.73%) Windows
2 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) zOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) AIX
5 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.63%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (15.86%) Project Management
3 34 (14.98%) Analytics
4 27 (11.89%) Data Management
5 25 (11.01%) Business Development
6 22 (9.69%) MVC
7 21 (9.25%) ETL
8 19 (8.37%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.37%) CRM
8 19 (8.37%) Web Development
9 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.05%) ITIL
10 16 (7.05%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.73%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.29%) Information Management
14 11 (4.85%) Master Data Management
15 10 (4.41%) Risk Management
15 10 (4.41%) Performance Management
16 9 (3.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.03%) SQL
2 31 (13.66%) C#
3 10 (4.41%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.20%) VB
7 4 (1.76%) Java
7 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.32%) VBScript
9 2 (0.88%) REXX
9 2 (0.88%) R
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 8 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) CISA
3 7 (3.08%) CISM
3 7 (3.08%) CISSP
4 2 (0.88%) ISACA
5 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) COBIT
2 5 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) XenApp
2 7 (3.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) SCCM
1 2 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (21.15%) Oracle
2 42 (18.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.66%) SAP
4 14 (6.17%) Teradata
5 11 (4.85%) Tableau
6 9 (3.96%) BMC
6 9 (3.96%) Citrix
7 8 (3.52%) Netezza
7 8 (3.52%) AppSense
7 8 (3.52%) Informatica
7 8 (3.52%) HP
7 8 (3.52%) Remedy
8 7 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.08%) Business Objects
8 7 (3.08%) FrontRange
9 5 (2.20%) Cognos
10 3 (1.32%) CA
10 3 (1.32%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.32%) IBM
10 3 (1.32%) Fujitsu
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