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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 175 180 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 5.93% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 6.21% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 93 137 161
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median 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
2723 2898 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.78% 95.42% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1830 2473
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 30 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 30 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 +3 104 £50,000 - 19
Glasgow -26 45 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Aberdeen +4 5 £45,000 -18.18%
West Lothian +1 3 £55,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire -3 2 - -
Falkirk - 1 £55,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 161 (38.98%) Finance
2 105 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (22.28%) Degree
4 87 (21.07%) Oracle
5 85 (20.58%) SQL
5 85 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (18.89%) Data Centre
7 73 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (16.46%) Microsoft
9 66 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (15.50%) Project Management
11 57 (13.80%) Banking
12 51 (12.35%) ETL
13 45 (10.90%) CISSP
13 45 (10.90%) BusinessObjects
14 43 (10.41%) Data Analysis
15 42 (10.17%) Cognos
16 38 (9.20%) MS Excel
16 38 (9.20%) SAS
16 38 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 38 (9.20%) Security Operations
16 38 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
17 37 (8.96%) Performance Management
17 37 (8.96%) SQL Server
17 37 (8.96%) Informatica
18 36 (8.72%) Law
18 36 (8.72%) Analytics
19 35 (8.47%) Network Security

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 38 (9.20%) SAS
2 30 (7.26%) IIS
3 23 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.69%) CMS
5 6 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.12%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.42%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.69%) SAP PM
4 6 (1.45%) SAP HCM
4 6 (1.45%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.21%) SAP BPC
5 5 (1.21%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.97%) HFM
6 4 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.97%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.97%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.73%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.48%) SAP cProjects
8 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.48%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.91%) SaaS
2 5 (1.21%) Yammer
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.47%) Network Security
2 34 (8.23%) Firewall
3 20 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.60%) Wireless
5 18 (4.36%) DNS
6 17 (4.12%) BGP
6 17 (4.12%) DHCP
6 17 (4.12%) EIGRP
6 17 (4.12%) LAN
6 17 (4.12%) OSPF
6 17 (4.12%) SAN
6 17 (4.12%) WAN
7 16 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (3.87%) DMVPN
7 16 (3.87%) MPLS
8 13 (3.15%) SNA
9 7 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.97%) ATM
10 4 (0.97%) PPP
10 4 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (10.90%) BusinessObjects
3 38 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.96%) SQL Server
5 33 (7.99%) QlikView
6 32 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (6.30%) Oracle Database
8 23 (5.57%) PowerCenter
9 21 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (5.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 21 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
11 18 (4.36%) DataStage
12 16 (3.87%) BODI
12 16 (3.87%) RDBMS
12 16 (3.87%) Relational Database
13 13 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (2.66%) Base SAS
15 10 (2.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.45%) LSMW
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CE
5 2 (0.48%) Toad
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 161 (38.98%) Finance
2 57 (13.80%) Banking
3 36 (8.72%) Law
4 16 (3.87%) Marketing
5 14 (3.39%) Games
6 12 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.18%) Legal
7 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.69%) Retail
9 6 (1.45%) Local Government
10 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.87%) .NET
1 16 (3.87%) HTML
2 11 (2.66%) XML
3 7 (1.69%) J2EE
4 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.45%) CSS
4 6 (1.45%) jQuery
5 4 (0.97%) HTML5
5 4 (0.97%) Web Services
6 3 (0.73%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.73%) CSS3
6 3 (0.73%) Middleware
6 3 (0.73%) REST
7 2 (0.48%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.48%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.48%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.48%) WCF
7 2 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 73 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (6.30%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.36%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.91%) User Experience
8 11 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.18%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.45%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.97%) NHS
13 3 (0.73%) CESG
13 3 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.73%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.73%) Informatics
13 3 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.51%) Unix
2 30 (7.26%) Windows
3 19 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.91%) Linux
5 8 (1.94%) Solaris
6 7 (1.69%) AIX
7 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (15.50%) Project Management
5 51 (12.35%) ETL
6 43 (10.41%) Data Analysis
7 38 (9.20%) Security Operations
8 37 (8.96%) Performance Management
9 36 (8.72%) Analytics
10 33 (7.99%) Security Architecture
11 32 (7.75%) CRM
12 31 (7.51%) Portfolio Management
12 31 (7.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (7.26%) Business Analysis
13 30 (7.26%) Change Management
13 30 (7.26%) Mentoring
14 29 (7.02%) Data Modelling
14 29 (7.02%) ERP
15 28 (6.78%) ITIL
16 27 (6.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.58%) SQL
2 17 (4.12%) PL/SQL
3 15 (3.63%) Java
4 10 (2.42%) C#
5 9 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.73%) ABAP
8 3 (0.73%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) COBOL
9 2 (0.48%) Korn
9 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.48%) Python
9 2 (0.48%) R
9 2 (0.48%) RPG
9 2 (0.48%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.48%) RPG/400
9 2 (0.48%) VBA
9 2 (0.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (22.28%) Degree
2 45 (10.90%) CISSP
3 30 (7.26%) IISP
4 28 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.54%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.57%) CCNP
7 21 (5.08%) CCIE
7 21 (5.08%) CCNA
8 20 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 19 (4.60%) CEH
9 19 (4.60%) CISM
10 10 (2.42%) CHFI
10 10 (2.42%) ECSA
11 8 (1.94%) GIAC
12 6 (1.45%) CCSA
13 5 (1.21%) CCSE
14 4 (0.97%) SAP Certification
14 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (0.73%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (8.23%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.05%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.18%) HL7
5 4 (0.97%) COBIT
5 4 (0.97%) IAS 39
6 3 (0.73%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.97%) Veritas File System
3 4 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.60%) QRadar
2 6 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.21%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (21.07%) Oracle
2 68 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 42 (10.17%) Cognos
4 37 (8.96%) Informatica
5 34 (8.23%) Splunk
6 32 (7.75%) ArcSight
6 32 (7.75%) Cisco
7 27 (6.54%) SAP
8 26 (6.30%) Teradata
9 22 (5.33%) CheckPoint
10 21 (5.08%) Tableau
11 20 (4.84%) Talend
12 18 (4.36%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.42%) VMware
14 9 (2.18%) Hyperion
15 7 (1.69%) Veritas
16 6 (1.45%) IBM
16 6 (1.45%) Netezza
17 5 (1.21%) HP
17 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Top Commission, Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 per year + Package + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Scotland
Chess Telecom
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £420000 - £421000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Chess Telecom
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
ECS
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 18 days ago