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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 35 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 193 197 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.10% 5.21% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 5.48% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 148 200
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £62,500 £60,000
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
2950 3598 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.11% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2391 2002
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +10 97 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Glasgow +20 93 £46,800 +0.64% 4
West Lothian -1 3 - -
Aberdeen +11 2 £55,000 +7.31%
North Lanarkshire +4 1 £43,500 +5.45%
Stirling -9 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 123 (32.20%) Finance
2 85 (22.25%) Project Management
2 85 (22.25%) Degree
3 82 (21.47%) SAP
4 80 (20.94%) Oracle
5 67 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (11.78%) CISSP
9 43 (11.26%) Analytics
10 40 (10.47%) Business Objects
11 39 (10.21%) SQL
11 39 (10.21%) SAP BW
12 38 (9.95%) SLA
12 38 (9.95%) Java
13 37 (9.69%) Integration Testing
14 35 (9.16%) Microsoft
14 35 (9.16%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (9.16%) Banking
14 35 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (8.90%) ETL
16 33 (8.64%) Performance Management
17 31 (8.12%) Law
17 31 (8.12%) Data Modelling
17 31 (8.12%) SAP BI
17 31 (8.12%) Data Centre
18 30 (7.85%) SDLC
18 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
18 30 (7.85%) Coaching
18 30 (7.85%) Test Strategy

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (6.28%) IIS
2 21 (5.50%) NetWeaver
3 17 (4.45%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.62%) SAS
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) JBoss
11 2 (0.52%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.26%) Liferay
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) SPSS
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.66%) SAP CO
2 14 (3.66%) SAP FI
3 13 (3.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (2.09%) SAP APO
4 8 (2.09%) SAP PP
5 7 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (1.31%) SAP BPC
6 5 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.31%) HFM
6 5 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.79%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.28%) Network Security
2 19 (4.97%) Firewall
3 6 (1.57%) LAN
3 6 (1.57%) WLAN
4 4 (1.05%) DNS
4 4 (1.05%) SAN
4 4 (1.05%) NAS
5 3 (0.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.21%) SAP BW
2 35 (9.16%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (8.12%) SAP BI
4 22 (5.76%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.83%) DB2
10 5 (1.31%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.31%) Base SAS
10 5 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (1.31%) Essbase
10 5 (1.31%) Hyperion Smart View
11 4 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.05%) Big Data
11 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.05%) QlikView
11 4 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.57%) Toad
3 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.52%) JMeter
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (0.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.52%) FishEye
4 2 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.26%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 123 (32.20%) Finance
2 35 (9.16%) Banking
3 31 (8.12%) Law
4 14 (3.66%) Marketing
5 12 (3.14%) Legal
6 8 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.83%) Advertising
7 7 (1.83%) Retail
8 5 (1.31%) Billing
9 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.81%) Middleware
2 19 (4.97%) Web Services
3 16 (4.19%) .NET
4 15 (3.93%) XML
5 14 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (3.14%) HTML
6 12 (3.14%) CSS
7 11 (2.88%) J2EE
7 11 (2.88%) WebCenter
8 9 (2.36%) SAP Basis
8 9 (2.36%) Spring
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle ADF
9 6 (1.57%) XSLT
10 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.05%) SAP Smart Forms
11 4 (1.05%) BAPI
12 3 (0.79%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.12%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.71%) Cryptography
4 17 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.14%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.09%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.83%) Life Science
7 7 (1.83%) Social Media
8 6 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.57%) SCADA
8 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.05%) Clustering
10 3 (0.79%) GIS
10 3 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.50%) Windows
2 14 (3.66%) UNIX
3 13 (3.40%) Linux
4 8 (2.09%) Android
4 8 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.25%) Project Management
2 67 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.26%) Analytics
5 37 (9.69%) Integration Testing
6 35 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (8.90%) ETL
8 33 (8.64%) Performance Management
9 31 (8.12%) Data Modelling
10 30 (7.85%) Test Strategy
10 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
10 30 (7.85%) Coaching
10 30 (7.85%) SDLC
11 28 (7.33%) Information Security
12 24 (6.28%) ERP
12 24 (6.28%) Service Management
12 24 (6.28%) Portfolio Management
13 23 (6.02%) Security Architecture
13 23 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (5.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.21%) SQL
2 38 (9.95%) Java
3 25 (6.54%) ABAP
4 9 (2.36%) C#
5 6 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.05%) VBA
7 4 (1.05%) SAPscript
8 3 (0.79%) Python
9 2 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (22.25%) Degree
2 45 (11.78%) CISSP
3 23 (6.02%) CISM
4 11 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.83%) CISA
7 6 (1.57%) MCITP
7 6 (1.57%) MBA
8 5 (1.31%) MCSE
9 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.26%) APMP
11 1 (0.26%) CCA
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.26%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.95%) SLA
2 30 (7.85%) PCI DSS
3 29 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.83%) COBIT
5 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.31%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.79%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) GPFS
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.26%) MOM
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (21.47%) SAP
2 80 (20.94%) Oracle
3 40 (10.47%) Business Objects
4 35 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.02%) Splunk
5 23 (6.02%) ArcSight
6 13 (3.40%) Informatica
7 11 (2.88%) IBM
8 10 (2.62%) VMware
9 8 (2.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.09%) Cognos
10 5 (1.31%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.31%) Teradata
10 5 (1.31%) Anaplan
11 4 (1.05%) Lotus
11 4 (1.05%) Adobe
12 3 (0.79%) NetApp
12 3 (0.79%) EMC
12 3 (0.79%) Citrix
12 3 (0.79%) CommVault
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