The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 18.18% 9.68% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.05% 9.68% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,525 £41,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42 31 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 95.45% 100.00% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 129 74 122
Median salary £45,000 £32,650 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.82% -18.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £21,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Aberdeen

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 10 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 10 (62.50%) SAP Security
3 9 (56.25%) SAP GRC
3 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) SAP MM
3 9 (56.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) SCOM
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (12.50%) Skype
6 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SAP GRC
1 9 (56.25%) SAP MM
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SAP Security
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Fit Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft