The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 110 99 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.55% 7.33% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.11% 7.64% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 81 54
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median 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
1207 1295 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.85% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 770 789 1013
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 111 (42.86%) Finance
2 81 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (27.80%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (27.80%) Data Centre
4 68 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (22.78%) Oracle
6 54 (20.85%) SQL
7 49 (18.92%) ETL
7 49 (18.92%) Banking
7 49 (18.92%) Degree
8 48 (18.53%) BusinessObjects
9 47 (18.15%) Project Management
10 46 (17.76%) Cognos
11 39 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (14.29%) Informatica
12 37 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (13.90%) Performance Management
14 35 (13.51%) Data Quality
14 35 (13.51%) SAS
15 33 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (12.74%) Data Analysis
16 32 (12.36%) Data Management
16 32 (12.36%) QlikView
16 32 (12.36%) Visualisation
17 31 (11.97%) CISSP
17 31 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 30 (11.58%) Law
19 29 (11.20%) PRINCE2
19 29 (11.20%) Security Architecture

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (13.51%) SAS
2 28 (10.81%) IIS
3 5 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.77%) Node.js
4 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Markit EDM
1 6 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.77%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.77%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.65%) Network Security
2 20 (7.72%) Firewall
3 17 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.18%) Wireless
5 14 (5.41%) BGP
5 14 (5.41%) EIGRP
5 14 (5.41%) LAN
5 14 (5.41%) OSPF
5 14 (5.41%) WAN
6 13 (5.02%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (5.02%) DHCP
6 13 (5.02%) DMVPN
6 13 (5.02%) DNS
6 13 (5.02%) MPLS
7 10 (3.86%) SNA
8 7 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.54%) HSRP
9 4 (1.54%) PPP
9 4 (1.54%) VLAN
9 4 (1.54%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.80%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (18.53%) BusinessObjects
3 37 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (12.36%) QlikView
6 29 (11.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (9.27%) Oracle Database
7 24 (9.27%) PowerCenter
8 23 (8.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (8.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (7.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 20 (7.72%) SQL Server
10 18 (6.95%) Oracle ODI
11 16 (6.18%) BODI
11 16 (6.18%) DataStage
12 10 (3.86%) Base SAS
12 10 (3.86%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.86%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.86%) Star Schema
13 8 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (10.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.47%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) Toad
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 111 (42.86%) Finance
2 49 (18.92%) Banking
3 30 (11.58%) Law
4 12 (4.63%) Marketing
5 9 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.93%) Legal
6 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.54%) Games
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
8 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.25%) .NET
2 6 (2.32%) Middleware
2 6 (2.32%) XML
3 4 (1.54%) REST
3 4 (1.54%) Web Services
4 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.77%) CSS
4 2 (0.77%) CSS3
4 2 (0.77%) HTML
4 2 (0.77%) HTML5
4 2 (0.77%) JSON
4 2 (0.77%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) Spring
4 2 (0.77%) Spring Integration
4 2 (0.77%) Spring MVC
4 2 (0.77%) WCF
4 2 (0.77%) WPF
5 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (27.80%) Data Centre
2 39 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (12.36%) Visualisation
4 28 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.32%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.32%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.77%) IVR
9 2 (0.77%) Social Media
9 2 (0.77%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.39%) Informatics
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.88%) Unix
2 11 (4.25%) Windows
3 7 (2.70%) AIX
4 5 (1.93%) Linux
4 5 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.27%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.92%) ETL
5 47 (18.15%) Project Management
6 36 (13.90%) Performance Management
7 33 (12.74%) Data Analysis
8 32 (12.36%) Data Management
9 29 (11.20%) Portfolio Management
9 29 (11.20%) PRINCE2
9 29 (11.20%) Security Architecture
9 29 (11.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (10.81%) Enterprise Data Management
10 28 (10.81%) Security Operations
11 26 (10.04%) Dimensional Modelling
12 23 (8.88%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.34%) Analytics
13 19 (7.34%) Test Strategy
14 18 (6.95%) SIEM
15 17 (6.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.85%) SQL
2 18 (6.95%) PL/SQL
3 8 (3.09%) Java
4 4 (1.54%) C#
5 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.77%) R
7 1 (0.39%) ABAP
7 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (18.92%) Degree
2 31 (11.97%) CISSP
3 28 (10.81%) IISP
3 28 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 28 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.95%) CCIE
4 18 (6.95%) CCNA
4 18 (6.95%) CCNP
4 18 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.02%) CISM
6 11 (4.25%) CEH
7 10 (3.86%) CHFI
7 10 (3.86%) ECSA
8 4 (1.54%) CCSA
9 3 (1.16%) CCSE
10 1 (0.39%) ACCA
10 1 (0.39%) CIMA
10 1 (0.39%) MBA
10 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 31 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (11.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.77%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.77%) Veritas File System
2 2 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (6.95%) QRadar
2 4 (1.54%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (22.78%) Oracle
2 46 (17.76%) Cognos
3 37 (14.29%) Informatica
4 29 (11.20%) ArcSight
4 29 (11.20%) Splunk
5 28 (10.81%) Talend
6 26 (10.04%) Microsoft
7 25 (9.65%) Teradata
8 21 (8.11%) Cisco
9 19 (7.34%) Tableau
10 17 (6.56%) CheckPoint
11 13 (5.02%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.93%) SAP
14 4 (1.54%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.54%) Netezza
14 4 (1.54%) Sage
15 3 (1.16%) IBM
15 3 (1.16%) VMware
16 2 (0.77%) Hyperion
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: DOE + Flexible + Benefits (DOE)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped commission and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16500.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified DOE + flex + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago