Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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

Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 133 197 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.04% 7.46% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 7.77% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 81 120 108
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,375 £73,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,474 2,536 2,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 96.02% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,592 1,688 1,375
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (27.07%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (26.32%) Windows
5 34 (25.56%) Microservices
6 32 (24.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (24.06%) Terraform
6 32 (24.06%) Ansible
7 30 (22.56%) Jenkins
8 29 (21.80%) Open Source
8 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
8 29 (21.80%) DevOps
9 28 (21.05%) IBM UrbanCode
9 28 (21.05%) Linux
10 27 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (20.30%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (20.30%) JIRA
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (19.55%) Rundeck
11 26 (19.55%) Elastic Stack
11 26 (19.55%) GoCD
11 26 (19.55%) Consul
11 26 (19.55%) Delphix
11 26 (19.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (19.55%) Puppet
11 26 (19.55%) RedGate
11 26 (19.55%) Splunk
11 26 (19.55%) ServiceNow
11 26 (19.55%) Octopus Deploy

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (4.51%) SAS
2 3 (2.26%) CMS
2 3 (2.26%) EPiServer
2 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.50%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.01%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.75%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (27.07%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (24.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (5.26%) PaaS
5 6 (4.51%) IaaS
5 6 (4.51%) SaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.75%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) DHCP
1 7 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.51%) Power BI
4 5 (3.76%) QlikView
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.26%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) GIS
8 1 (0.75%) Big Data
8 1 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
3 28 (21.05%) IBM UrbanCode
4 27 (20.30%) JIRA
4 27 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (19.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (19.55%) GoCD
5 26 (19.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (19.55%) Subversion
6 5 (3.76%) Hudson
7 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.26%) Selenium
8 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.50%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.50%) TestNG
8 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Marketing
3 12 (9.02%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (9.02%) .NET
3 11 (8.27%) HTML
4 8 (6.02%) CSS
5 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.26%) RESTful
7 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.50%) CGI
7 2 (1.50%) JSON
7 2 (1.50%) Middleware
7 2 (1.50%) REST
7 2 (1.50%) SOAP
7 2 (1.50%) WSDL
7 2 (1.50%) XML
7 2 (1.50%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.75%) OAuth
8 1 (0.75%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) FMCG
2 5 (3.76%) PMI
3 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.50%) DataPower
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.50%) Social Media
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Windows
2 28 (21.05%) Linux
3 26 (19.55%) Unix
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) Microservices
2 29 (21.80%) DevOps
2 29 (21.80%) Open Source
3 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (20.30%) Customer Engagement
4 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.29%) Analytics
6 12 (9.02%) Visualisation
7 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.52%) Data Management
8 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.02%) Data Analytics
9 8 (6.02%) IT Strategy
10 7 (5.26%) MVC
11 6 (4.51%) CRM
11 6 (4.51%) Internal Audit
11 6 (4.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.53%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) Python
3 14 (10.53%) R
4 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.52%) C#
6 6 (4.51%) Java
7 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) CISM
2 5 (3.76%) CISSP
2 5 (3.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.26%) CISMP
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 3 (2.26%) SANS
4 2 (1.50%) CEH
4 2 (1.50%) CISA
4 2 (1.50%) CRISC
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) SSCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) Basel III
1 6 (4.51%) Data Quality
1 6 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (4.51%) Solvency II
2 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 3 (2.26%) QA
4 2 (1.50%) COBIT
4 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (24.06%) Ansible
1 32 (24.06%) Terraform
2 26 (19.55%) Consul
2 26 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (19.55%) Puppet
2 26 (19.55%) Rundeck
3 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Delphix
1 26 (19.55%) RedGate
1 26 (19.55%) ServiceNow
1 26 (19.55%) Splunk
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) Google
3 9 (6.77%) SAP
3 9 (6.77%) Tableau
4 6 (4.51%) VMware
5 4 (3.01%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.01%) FactSet
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle
5 4 (3.01%) Teradata
6 3 (2.26%) IBM
7 2 (1.50%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) Cognos
8 1 (0.75%) iManage
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com