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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 157 158 167
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £40,000 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.60%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.52%
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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
(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 +3 4 - - 4
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (42.11%) Degree
1 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (42.11%) Software Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Information Management
2 7 (36.84%) B2B
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Informatica
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) HSRP
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (21.05%) X.25
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) PowerExchange
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ATM
1 4 (21.05%) BGP
1 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
1 4 (21.05%) HSRP
1 4 (21.05%) ISDN
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) OSPF
1 4 (21.05%) PPP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) VLAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) X.25
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) B2B
2 7 (36.84%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) C++
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Informatica
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
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