Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 2 21
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.81% 27.16% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 27.85% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Aberdeen median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% -11.63% -2.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,025 £47,375
90th Percentile £58,500 £61,000 £61,125
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.50% +5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 81 79 98
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 97.53% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 68 44 64
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,850 £22,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft