The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 90 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 16 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.21% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.26% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
Senior 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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
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 £28,000 £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%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Informatica
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) COBIT
5 6 (20.00%) SCADA
5 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 6 (20.00%) CISM
5 6 (20.00%) MBA
5 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (20.00%) WLAN
5 6 (20.00%) CISSP

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) WLAN
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) PPP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Mahout
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) BigTable
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (20.00%) SCADA
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) GIS
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 5 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) B2B
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) CISA
2 6 (20.00%) CISM
2 6 (20.00%) MBA
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCDA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.00%) COBIT
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
1 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Informatica
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Nortel
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.33%) Nokia
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Talend
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago