The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 85 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 10 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £77,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +47.61%
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £72,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year
+24.13% +5.07%
Principal 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
1143 1349 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 95.54% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 656 856 1002
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 10 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 10 (66.67%) MS Office
3 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Information Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (13.33%) ISO27002
5 2 (13.33%) MODAF
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) COBIT
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) PCI QSA
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) CISM

Principal 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:

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
1 10 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Change Management
1 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 10 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) MODAF
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO27002
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica