The table below looks at the statistics for the Data 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 Data 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
Data Consultant
Rank 158 176 163
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.099% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.22%
Data 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%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Data 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 Data 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
Glasgow - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +11 2 £50,000 -
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Informatica
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (50.00%) B2B
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) HBase
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Flume
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) PowerCenter
7 1 (12.50%) MOM
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Python

Data 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 Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) HBase
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle