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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 163 142 149
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% -21.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,250 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £49,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 18 September 2014. 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 5 - -
Stirling - 3 £44,000 - 1
Glasgow -21 2 £47,500 +11.76%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) People Management
3 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (18.75%) COBIT
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) HTML

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware