The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 62 27
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 91 52 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.42% 3.96% 7.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 4.09% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 64
Average salary £46,650 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1125 1270 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.76% 96.73% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 734 803 838
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 46 (34.33%) Finance
2 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.39%) Oracle
4 27 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (17.91%) SDLC
6 23 (17.16%) Waterfall
7 21 (15.67%) Analytics
8 20 (14.93%) Degree
8 20 (14.93%) Project Management
8 20 (14.93%) Information Security
9 19 (14.18%) Network Security
10 18 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (12.69%) CISSP
11 17 (12.69%) Java
11 17 (12.69%) CISM
11 17 (12.69%) Mobile App
12 16 (11.94%) SAP
13 14 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.45%) Data Integration
13 14 (10.45%) Banking
14 12 (8.96%) Data Security
14 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (8.96%) Cryptography
14 12 (8.96%) Incident Management
14 12 (8.96%) Cyber Security
14 12 (8.96%) SIEM
15 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
15 11 (8.21%) Change Management
15 11 (8.21%) Law
16 10 (7.46%) Middleware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.99%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) Network Security
2 8 (5.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) VLAN
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.97%) SAP BW
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.99%) HBase
5 4 (2.99%) Big Data
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.24%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.24%) DB2
6 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.49%) MySQL
7 2 (1.49%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.49%) Toad
1 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (34.33%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Banking
3 11 (8.21%) Law
4 9 (6.72%) Legal
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Billing
6 3 (2.24%) Automotive
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) Middleware
2 9 (6.72%) SAP Basis
3 8 (5.97%) Web Services
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.73%) WebCenter
5 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (2.24%) .NET
6 3 (2.24%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (2.24%) BAPI
7 1 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.75%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) XML
7 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.69%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.45%) Data Integration
4 12 (8.96%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.24%) Life Science
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Android
1 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.24%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) AIX
3 1 (0.75%) Solaris
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) SDLC
3 23 (17.16%) Waterfall
4 21 (15.67%) Analytics
5 20 (14.93%) Information Security
5 20 (14.93%) Project Management
6 18 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.96%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.96%) Data Security
8 12 (8.96%) SIEM
8 12 (8.96%) Cyber Security
9 11 (8.21%) Change Management
10 9 (6.72%) Coaching
10 9 (6.72%) SAP Security
11 8 (5.97%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.97%) Android Development
11 8 (5.97%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.97%) ETL
12 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) Java
2 9 (6.72%) SQL
3 4 (2.99%) ABAP
4 3 (2.24%) SAPscript
5 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) R
6 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) CISM
2 17 (12.69%) CISSP
3 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.75%) MCITP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCA
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) MOM
1 2 (1.49%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (22.39%) Oracle
2 16 (11.94%) SAP
3 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.97%) Informatica
5 5 (3.73%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.24%) Adobe
7 2 (1.49%) Cognos
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
7 2 (1.49%) Talend
8 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.75%) NetApp
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) CommVault
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