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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 139 147 130
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 15 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.62% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.66% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 24
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +2.50%
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
2947 3802 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.94% 94.72% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 2487 1777
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
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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 +13 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Aberdeen +28 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) UNIX
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 6 (17.65%) C#
7 6 (17.65%) CISSP
7 6 (17.65%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
7 6 (17.65%) WLAN
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
7 6 (17.65%) CISA
7 6 (17.65%) CISM
7 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.65%) MBA
7 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (17.65%) Information Security
7 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (17.65%) SCADA

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WLAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
1 2 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) FishEye
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.94%) GWT
6 1 (2.94%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) SCADA
3 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
3 6 (17.65%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.88%) GIS
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) UNIX
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 6 (17.65%) Information Assurance
3 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) OOD
5 4 (11.76%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) B2B
5 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) CISA
2 6 (17.65%) CISM
2 6 (17.65%) MBA
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.65%) PCI DSS
1 6 (17.65%) COBIT
2 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Informatica
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
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