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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 41 40 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 187 184 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.61% 4.97% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 5.25% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 134 128 249
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
3133 3505 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.97% 94.76% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2252 1884
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +11 120 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Glasgow +30 85 £47,500 +1.06% 14
Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Stirling +2 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 111 (30.58%) Finance
2 79 (21.76%) Oracle
3 69 (19.01%) Degree
4 64 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (15.98%) Project Management
6 57 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (15.43%) SAP
8 44 (12.12%) Analytics
9 40 (11.02%) Banking
10 39 (10.74%) Microsoft
11 38 (10.47%) ETL
12 37 (10.19%) CISSP
13 36 (9.92%) SQL
13 36 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (9.37%) ERP
15 29 (7.99%) Oracle EBS
15 29 (7.99%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (7.71%) Law
17 27 (7.44%) Java
18 26 (7.16%) Information Security
18 26 (7.16%) Performance Management
18 26 (7.16%) Data Centre
19 25 (6.89%) Test Strategy
19 25 (6.89%) Informatica
20 24 (6.61%) SQL Server
20 24 (6.61%) Web Services
20 24 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (6.34%) SAP BW
22 22 (6.06%) Middleware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (4.13%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (3.58%) IIS
4 12 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.75%) NetWeaver
7 8 (2.20%) SAS
8 7 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.55%) PowerExchange
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.55%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.28%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) SPSS
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (7.99%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.20%) SAP APO
3 8 (2.20%) SAP PP
4 7 (1.93%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.38%) HFM
6 5 (1.38%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.55%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.83%) Office 365
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.06%) Network Security
2 17 (4.68%) Firewall
3 3 (0.83%) Wireless
3 3 (0.83%) LAN
3 3 (0.83%) WLAN
4 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.55%) VoIP
4 2 (0.55%) PPP
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
4 2 (0.55%) Internet
4 2 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.28%) VLAN
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.99%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (6.34%) SAP BW
4 18 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.13%) SAP BI
6 12 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.03%) QlikView
8 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.48%) PowerCenter
9 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.93%) DB2
10 7 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.38%) Hyperion Smart View
11 5 (1.38%) Essbase
12 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.10%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.38%) Toad
4 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.83%) LSMW
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.28%) FishEye
5 1 (0.28%) MSI
5 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 111 (30.58%) Finance
2 40 (11.02%) Banking
3 28 (7.71%) Law
4 8 (2.20%) Legal
5 7 (1.93%) Retail
5 7 (1.93%) Marketing
6 6 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.61%) Web Services
2 22 (6.06%) Middleware
3 16 (4.41%) XML
4 15 (4.13%) J2EE
5 14 (3.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (3.31%) WebCenter
7 9 (2.48%) SAP Basis
7 9 (2.48%) Spring
8 8 (2.20%) XSLT
8 8 (2.20%) .NET
8 8 (2.20%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (1.93%) SAP Smart Forms
10 4 (1.10%) BAPI
11 3 (0.83%) SAP Business Workflow
11 3 (0.83%) HTML
11 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.83%) CSS
12 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.55%) SAP PI
12 2 (0.55%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.23%) Data Integration
5 14 (3.86%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.93%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.93%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.65%) GIS
8 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.83%) SCADA
10 3 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.55%) User Experience
11 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.55%) Social Media
11 2 (0.55%) Life Science
12 1 (0.28%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.96%) Windows
2 11 (3.03%) UNIX
3 10 (2.75%) Linux
4 9 (2.48%) Android
4 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (15.98%) Project Management
3 44 (12.12%) Analytics
4 38 (10.47%) ETL
5 36 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (9.37%) ERP
7 26 (7.16%) Information Security
7 26 (7.16%) Performance Management
8 25 (6.89%) Test Strategy
9 22 (6.06%) Cyber Security
9 22 (6.06%) SDLC
10 21 (5.79%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.79%) Integration Testing
11 20 (5.51%) Waterfall
12 19 (5.23%) SOA
13 18 (4.96%) ITIL
13 18 (4.96%) Data Management
14 17 (4.68%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.68%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.92%) SQL
2 27 (7.44%) Java
3 21 (5.79%) ABAP
4 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.10%) C#
5 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.10%) SAPscript
6 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (19.01%) Degree
2 37 (10.19%) CISSP
3 19 (5.23%) CISM
4 16 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.65%) PhD
7 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.10%) MCITP
8 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.10%) CISA
9 3 (0.83%) MCSE
9 3 (0.83%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.83%) ISEB
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.83%) MBA
9 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.55%) NCDA
10 2 (0.55%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.06%) SLA
2 17 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.48%) QA
5 7 (1.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.83%) vSphere
4 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) GPFS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) MOM
1 2 (0.55%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (21.76%) Oracle
2 56 (15.43%) SAP
3 39 (10.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.89%) Informatica
5 16 (4.41%) IBM
6 15 (4.13%) Cognos
7 14 (3.86%) Splunk
7 14 (3.86%) ArcSight
8 11 (3.03%) VMware
9 10 (2.75%) Teradata
10 9 (2.48%) Talend
11 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.38%) EMC
12 5 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.38%) NetApp
12 5 (1.38%) Citrix
12 5 (1.38%) CommVault
12 5 (1.38%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.38%) Anaplan
13 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Perthshire
SSE
Salary: Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: Based on experience + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus 15% bonus, 7% pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago