The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 37 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 181 179 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.33% 5.72% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 5.99% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115 136 166
Median salary £49,250 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
2723 2990 3847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 95.53% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1893 2515
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 107 £51,250 +2.50% 12
Glasgow -11 53 £37,500 -28.90% 7
Aberdeen +5 10 £47,500 -13.63%
North Lanarkshire +2 4 - -
West Lothian -2 3 £55,000 - 1
Falkirk - 1 £55,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £46,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 173 (40.14%) Finance
2 102 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (21.11%) Oracle
4 88 (20.42%) SQL
5 84 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (19.49%) Degree
6 75 (17.40%) Project Management
7 73 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (16.94%) Data Centre
8 68 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (14.62%) Microsoft
10 60 (13.92%) Banking
11 56 (12.99%) ETL
12 52 (12.06%) BusinessObjects
13 49 (11.37%) Cognos
14 44 (10.21%) CISSP
15 43 (9.98%) Informatica
15 43 (9.98%) SQL Server
15 43 (9.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (9.28%) Data Analysis
16 40 (9.28%) Security Operations
16 40 (9.28%) Security Operations Centre
17 39 (9.05%) Analytics
17 39 (9.05%) Performance Management
18 38 (8.82%) QlikView
19 36 (8.35%) Network Security
19 36 (8.35%) Security Architecture
20 35 (8.12%) SAS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (8.12%) SAS
2 29 (6.73%) IIS
3 18 (4.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.62%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.70%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.71%) MS Office
3 9 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (2.32%) SAP PM
2 7 (1.62%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.39%) SAP HCM
3 6 (1.39%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.16%) SAP cProjects
4 5 (1.16%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.93%) HFM
5 4 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.93%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.93%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.93%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.70%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.46%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 5 (1.16%) Yammer
3 2 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.35%) Network Security
2 29 (6.73%) Firewall
3 19 (4.41%) SAN
4 17 (3.94%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.71%) Wireless
6 15 (3.48%) DNS
6 15 (3.48%) LAN
6 15 (3.48%) WAN
7 14 (3.25%) BGP
7 14 (3.25%) DHCP
7 14 (3.25%) EIGRP
7 14 (3.25%) MPLS
7 14 (3.25%) OSPF
8 13 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (3.02%) DMVPN
9 10 (2.32%) SNA
10 7 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.93%) HSRP
11 4 (0.93%) PPP
11 4 (0.93%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (12.06%) BusinessObjects
3 43 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 43 (9.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (8.82%) QlikView
6 29 (6.73%) Oracle Database
7 28 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (5.80%) PowerCenter
9 24 (5.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (4.64%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (4.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 19 (4.41%) Relational Database
13 18 (4.18%) RDBMS
14 17 (3.94%) DataStage
15 16 (3.71%) BODI
16 14 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (2.32%) Base SAS
17 10 (2.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (6.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (2.32%) JIRA
3 6 (1.39%) LSMW
4 5 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.16%) SAP CE
5 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.46%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 173 (40.14%) Finance
2 60 (13.92%) Banking
3 31 (7.19%) Law
4 20 (4.64%) Marketing
5 14 (3.25%) Games
6 13 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.62%) Legal
10 6 (1.39%) Local Government
11 5 (1.16%) Billing
12 4 (0.93%) Retail
13 3 (0.70%) Advertising
13 3 (0.70%) Publishing
14 2 (0.46%) Automotive
14 2 (0.46%) Back Office
15 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.03%) .NET
2 17 (3.94%) HTML
3 14 (3.25%) XML
4 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.62%) J2EE
5 7 (1.62%) jQuery
6 6 (1.39%) Middleware
7 5 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.16%) REST
7 5 (1.16%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.93%) CSS
8 4 (0.93%) HTML5
8 4 (0.93%) Web Services
9 3 (0.70%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.70%) CSS3
9 3 (0.70%) SOAP
9 3 (0.70%) Spring
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.46%) JSON
10 2 (0.46%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 73 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 68 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 31 (7.19%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.32%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.09%) User Experience
9 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.93%) NHS
13 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.70%) Informatics
14 2 (0.46%) Blog
14 2 (0.46%) Health Informatics
14 2 (0.46%) Life Science
14 2 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.66%) Windows
2 31 (7.19%) Unix
3 22 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.78%) Linux
5 9 (2.09%) AIX
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.39%) Solaris
8 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (17.40%) Project Management
4 56 (12.99%) ETL
5 40 (9.28%) Data Analysis
5 40 (9.28%) Security Operations
6 39 (9.05%) Analytics
6 39 (9.05%) Performance Management
7 36 (8.35%) Security Architecture
8 35 (8.12%) ERP
9 33 (7.66%) Data Management
10 31 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 30 (6.96%) Change Management
11 30 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 30 (6.96%) ITIL
11 30 (6.96%) Portfolio Management
11 30 (6.96%) SIEM
11 30 (6.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 29 (6.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.42%) SQL
2 21 (4.87%) PL/SQL
3 20 (4.64%) Java
4 18 (4.18%) C#
5 12 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.39%) ABAP
8 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.93%) Perl
10 3 (0.70%) Korn
10 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.70%) VBScript
11 2 (0.46%) COBOL
11 2 (0.46%) Python
11 2 (0.46%) R
11 2 (0.46%) RPG
11 2 (0.46%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.46%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.23%) C
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (19.49%) Degree
2 44 (10.21%) CISSP
3 31 (7.19%) Security Cleared
4 29 (6.73%) IISP
5 27 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (5.10%) CEH
8 18 (4.18%) CCIE
8 18 (4.18%) CCNA
8 18 (4.18%) CCNP
9 15 (3.48%) CISM
10 11 (2.55%) GIAC
11 10 (2.32%) CHFI
11 10 (2.32%) ECSA
12 7 (1.62%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.93%) CCSA
13 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.70%) ACCA
14 3 (0.70%) CCSE
15 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 33 (7.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (6.96%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.09%) HL7
5 3 (0.70%) COBIT
5 3 (0.70%) QA
6 2 (0.46%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.93%) Veritas File System
3 4 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.70%) XenApp
5 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (4.41%) QRadar
2 5 (1.16%) SCCM
3 4 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (21.11%) Oracle
2 63 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 49 (11.37%) Cognos
4 43 (9.98%) Informatica
5 34 (7.89%) SAP
6 31 (7.19%) ArcSight
6 31 (7.19%) Splunk
7 27 (6.26%) Cisco
7 27 (6.26%) Talend
8 26 (6.03%) Teradata
9 19 (4.41%) Tableau
10 17 (3.94%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.02%) Fortinet
12 11 (2.55%) VMware
13 8 (1.86%) Hyperion
14 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.39%) HP
15 6 (1.39%) IBM
16 5 (1.16%) Netezza
16 5 (1.16%) Sage
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K-£70k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive care
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh
Chess Telecom
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped commission and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Falkirk
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Livingston
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified DOE + flex + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Midlothian
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago