The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 159 152 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.062% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Principal 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
3079 3137 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.80% 95.55% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2028 2006 2180
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 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 -8 2 £80,000 +18.51%
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft