The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Consultant
Rank 93 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 11 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Technical 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%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 5 (21.74%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) XSL
9 5 (21.74%) OCP
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (21.74%) CRM
9 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
9 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) SLA
9 5 (21.74%) MBA
9 5 (21.74%) Workflow

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (4.35%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (21.74%) General Ledger
3 5 (21.74%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) XML
1 5 (21.74%) XSL
1 5 (21.74%) jQuery
1 5 (21.74%) HTML5
1 5 (21.74%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 5 (21.74%) Blog
2 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Development
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-pay
3 5 (21.74%) Cash Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) OCP
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MBA
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) VCAP
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Charles River
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) SAP