The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 187 221 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.89% 5.48% 7.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 5.76% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 136 150 160
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 110 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Glasgow -8 50 £52,750 +17.22% 5
Aberdeen +24 14 £55,000 - 2
West Lothian +8 9 - -
Dundee - 2 £40,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £43,500 +2.35%
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 137 (38.92%) Finance
2 93 (26.42%) Degree
3 89 (25.28%) Project Management
4 86 (24.43%) SAP
5 82 (23.30%) Oracle
6 76 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (13.07%) SQL
8 45 (12.78%) Business Objects
9 40 (11.36%) ETL
9 40 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (11.08%) Java
10 39 (11.08%) Integration Testing
11 38 (10.80%) SLA
11 38 (10.80%) BusinessObjects
12 36 (10.23%) Microsoft
12 36 (10.23%) SAP BI
13 35 (9.94%) ABAP
14 34 (9.66%) Analytics
15 33 (9.38%) Data Modelling
16 32 (9.09%) SAP BW
17 30 (8.52%) CISSP
17 30 (8.52%) SAP CO
18 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
18 29 (8.24%) Banking
19 28 (7.95%) Performance Management
19 28 (7.95%) PCI DSS
20 27 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 27 (7.67%) NetWeaver
20 27 (7.67%) SAP FI
20 27 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (7.67%) NetWeaver
2 23 (6.53%) IIS
3 21 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.98%) SAS
5 7 (1.99%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.42%) JBoss
8 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.14%) SAP Portal
8 4 (1.14%) Liferay
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.28%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (8.52%) SAP CO
2 27 (7.67%) SAP FI
3 26 (7.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (4.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (4.55%) SAP SCM
6 12 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (3.41%) SAP MM
6 12 (3.41%) SAP HR
7 10 (2.84%) SAP SD
8 9 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (2.27%) SAP PLM
9 8 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (2.27%) SAP PP
9 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (1.70%) SAP HCM
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
12 5 (1.42%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.84%) Network Security
2 9 (2.56%) Firewall
3 7 (1.99%) DNS
3 7 (1.99%) SAN
4 6 (1.70%) LAN
4 6 (1.70%) WLAN
5 5 (1.42%) Internet
5 5 (1.42%) NAS
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.57%) IPv4
6 2 (0.57%) DHCP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.80%) BusinessObjects
2 36 (10.23%) SAP BI
3 32 (9.09%) SAP BW
4 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.99%) QlikView
10 7 (1.99%) DB2
10 7 (1.99%) MS Access
10 7 (1.99%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.70%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.70%) Base SAS
11 6 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.14%) JMeter
2 4 (1.14%) LSMW
2 4 (1.14%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (0.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) Selenium
4 2 (0.57%) FishEye
4 2 (0.57%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (0.57%) JUnit
4 2 (0.57%) Subversion
4 2 (0.57%) Toad
4 2 (0.57%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 137 (38.92%) Finance
2 29 (8.24%) Banking
3 21 (5.97%) Law
4 18 (5.11%) Marketing
5 11 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.13%) Advertising
6 9 (2.56%) Retail
6 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.42%) Legal
9 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.14%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.14%) Back Office
10 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Games
11 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.53%) HTML
1 23 (6.53%) .NET
2 19 (5.40%) CSS
3 15 (4.26%) Middleware
4 11 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.56%) XML
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.99%) jQuery
7 7 (1.99%) Web Services
7 7 (1.99%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.70%) Spring
9 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.14%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.14%) HTML5
11 3 (0.85%) CSS3
11 3 (0.85%) RESTful
11 3 (0.85%) Grails
11 3 (0.85%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.41%) Cryptography
4 12 (3.41%) User Experience
5 10 (2.84%) Open Source
6 8 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.99%) Life Science
7 7 (1.99%) GIS
7 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.70%) SCADA
8 6 (1.70%) Social Media
8 6 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.42%) Clustering
10 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.85%) DataPower
12 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.25%) Windows
2 16 (4.55%) UNIX
3 11 (3.13%) Linux
4 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.28%) Project Management
2 76 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (11.36%) ETL
3 40 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (11.08%) Integration Testing
5 34 (9.66%) Analytics
6 33 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.95%) Performance Management
8 27 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (7.39%) Coaching
10 25 (7.10%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.10%) Test Strategy
10 25 (7.10%) ITIL
11 24 (6.82%) Service Management
12 23 (6.53%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.25%) CRM
13 22 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
14 21 (5.97%) Security Architecture
14 21 (5.97%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (4.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.07%) SQL
2 39 (11.08%) Java
3 35 (9.94%) ABAP
4 20 (5.68%) C#
5 12 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.27%) VBA
7 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.14%) Python
9 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.57%) VBScript
10 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.28%) R
11 1 (0.28%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 93 (26.42%) Degree
2 30 (8.52%) CISSP
3 18 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.41%) CISM
5 11 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.27%) CISA
7 7 (1.99%) MCSE
8 6 (1.70%) MBA
9 5 (1.42%) MCITP
10 2 (0.57%) MCP
10 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 2 (0.57%) CCIE
10 2 (0.57%) CCNP
10 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.28%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.80%) SLA
2 28 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.56%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.70%) COBIT
6 4 (1.14%) QA
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.14%) XenApp
4 3 (0.85%) RACF
4 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) SCCM
1 2 (0.57%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.28%) Legato
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (24.43%) SAP
2 82 (23.30%) Oracle
3 45 (12.78%) Business Objects
4 36 (10.23%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.97%) Splunk
5 21 (5.97%) ArcSight
6 13 (3.69%) VMware
6 13 (3.69%) Informatica
7 10 (2.84%) Teradata
8 8 (2.27%) Citrix
9 7 (1.99%) IBM
9 7 (1.99%) Lotus
10 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.42%) Google
10 5 (1.42%) Cisco
11 4 (1.14%) Siebel
11 4 (1.14%) HP
11 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.85%) Sage
12 3 (0.85%) CommVault
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: up to £50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago