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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 78 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 17 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.02% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.07% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 5
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -6.50%
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (37.50%) Informatica
5 11 (34.38%) Information Management
5 11 (34.38%) Software Delivery
6 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 10 (31.25%) IISP
6 10 (31.25%) ECSA
6 10 (31.25%) Security Operations
6 10 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (31.25%) Splunk
6 10 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (31.25%) ArcSight
6 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 10 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (31.25%) CEH
6 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (31.25%) CHFI
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Management
6 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
6 10 (31.25%) IIS
6 10 (31.25%) CISSP
6 10 (31.25%) CISM
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) SAS
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) PowerExchange
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) Big Data
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.25%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Information Management
2 11 (34.38%) Software Delivery
3 10 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (31.25%) Performance Management
3 10 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
3 10 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 10 (31.25%) Security Operations
3 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 10 (31.25%) CEH
2 10 (31.25%) CHFI
2 10 (31.25%) CISM
2 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 10 (31.25%) ECSA
2 10 (31.25%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) IAS 39
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Informatica
2 10 (31.25%) ArcSight
2 10 (31.25%) Splunk
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Netezza
5 2 (6.25%) Teradata
6 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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