The table below looks at the statistics for the Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 107 108 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.068% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.071% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +19.04%
Data 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
1387 1409 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.98% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 903 928 743
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Data Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Mahout
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) BigTable
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) HDFS
3 1 (33.33%) GPFS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Mahout
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) BigTable
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
1 1 (33.33%) GPFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos