The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 98 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
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
1438 1161 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 95.09% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 946 725 810
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft