The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Consultant
Rank 137 142 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 25 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 8
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -6.50%
Senior 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
2732 3006 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.52% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1886 2479
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +9 17 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Glasgow 0 6 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Midlothian - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £46,000 -
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Degree
4 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.49%) Informatica
6 11 (22.45%) CISSP
6 11 (22.45%) Performance Management
6 11 (22.45%) ArcSight
6 11 (22.45%) Splunk
6 11 (22.45%) Information Management
6 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
7 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
7 10 (20.41%) ECSA
7 10 (20.41%) Security Operations
7 10 (20.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (20.41%) IISP
7 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (20.41%) CHFI
7 10 (20.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (20.41%) CEH
7 10 (20.41%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
7 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
7 10 (20.41%) CISM
7 10 (20.41%) IIS
8 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.29%) SDLC

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.04%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) Big Data
5 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) QlikView
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.45%) Information Management
3 11 (22.45%) Performance Management
3 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
4 10 (20.41%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (20.41%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
4 10 (20.41%) Security Operations
4 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) OOD
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) CISSP
3 10 (20.41%) CEH
3 10 (20.41%) CHFI
3 10 (20.41%) CISM
3 10 (20.41%) ECSA
3 10 (20.41%) IISP
4 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) IAS 39
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Informatica
2 11 (22.45%) ArcSight
2 11 (22.45%) Splunk
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Netezza
5 2 (4.08%) Teradata
6 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) MapR
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified DOE + flex + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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