The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 142 172 141
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £24,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £26,400 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
IT 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
2947 3538 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.59% 94.73% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2325 2080
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +12 15 £48,750 +103.12% 2
Glasgow - 4 £50,000 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Management
3 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (33.33%) Degree
3 9 (33.33%) Law
3 9 (33.33%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) Splunk
3 9 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
4 8 (29.63%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (29.63%) IIS
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
8 3 (11.11%) Social Media
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (33.33%) Law
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) GWT
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Management
3 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
4 8 (29.63%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.70%) Line Management
9 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk
1 9 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Google
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