Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 283 166 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.43% 7.17% 8.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.84% 7.53% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 115 70 202
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 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 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 160 (56.54%) Finance
2 115 (40.64%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (37.46%) SQL
4 88 (31.10%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (30.04%) Oracle
5 85 (30.04%) Analytics
6 77 (27.21%) Banking
7 72 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (25.09%) Degree
9 69 (24.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 68 (24.03%) SAS
11 67 (23.67%) SAP
12 56 (19.79%) Mentoring
13 51 (18.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 50 (17.67%) Base SAS
14 50 (17.67%) Teradata
14 50 (17.67%) People Management
15 45 (15.90%) Cognos
15 45 (15.90%) Retail
16 41 (14.49%) Requirements Analysis
16 41 (14.49%) MicroStrategy
16 41 (14.49%) Automotive
16 41 (14.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 40 (14.13%) Visual Analytics
18 39 (13.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
19 36 (12.72%) Informatica
20 35 (12.37%) ETL
20 35 (12.37%) ProC
20 35 (12.37%) SAS Macro
20 35 (12.37%) PROC SQL

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 68 (24.03%) SAS
2 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.12%) JBoss
4 6 (2.12%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.71%) FileNet
7 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (6.71%) SAP BPC
2 15 (5.30%) SAP MM
3 14 (4.95%) SAP SD
4 12 (4.24%) SAP SCM
5 10 (3.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (2.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (2.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.06%) npm
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) SAN
2 5 (1.77%) Unified Communications
2 5 (1.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 50 (17.67%) Base SAS
3 41 (14.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 39 (13.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 34 (12.01%) Big Data
6 19 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (6.01%) BODI
7 17 (6.01%) Oracle OWB
8 15 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
10 13 (4.59%) QlikView
11 12 (4.24%) DB2
12 9 (3.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.83%) PowerCenter
14 7 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.47%) Cognos Report Studio
15 5 (1.77%) OLAP
15 5 (1.77%) SAP BW
15 5 (1.77%) SAS EBI
16 4 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (12.37%) ProC
2 9 (3.18%) Log4j
3 8 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.83%) JIRA
4 6 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.77%) GoCD
5 5 (1.77%) IBM UrbanCode
5 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.77%) Subversion
6 3 (1.06%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.06%) JUnit
6 3 (1.06%) Maven
6 3 (1.06%) Selenium
6 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 160 (56.54%) Finance
2 77 (27.21%) Banking
3 45 (15.90%) Retail
4 41 (14.49%) Automotive
5 14 (4.95%) Billing
6 13 (4.59%) Law
7 12 (4.24%) Marketing
8 10 (3.53%) Financial Institution
9 9 (3.18%) Advertising
10 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.59%) HTML
1 13 (4.59%) Web Services
2 12 (4.24%) SAP Core Interface
3 10 (3.53%) CSS
4 7 (2.47%) JMS
4 7 (2.47%) JSP
4 7 (2.47%) XML
5 5 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.41%) RESTful
6 4 (1.41%) Spring
7 3 (1.06%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.06%) JDBC
7 3 (1.06%) JPA
7 3 (1.06%) REST
8 1 (0.35%) .NET
8 1 (0.35%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.35%) Java EE
8 1 (0.35%) OpenLayers
8 1 (0.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (40.64%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.53%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.18%) Clustering
4 9 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.18%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.18%) Replication
5 8 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.06%) User Experience
8 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Smart City
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.31%) Linux
2 26 (9.19%) Unix
3 9 (3.18%) AIX
3 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.10%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (30.04%) Analytics
3 72 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (24.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 56 (19.79%) Mentoring
6 50 (17.67%) People Management
7 41 (14.49%) Requirements Analysis
8 40 (14.13%) Visual Analytics
9 35 (12.37%) ETL
10 25 (8.83%) ITIL
11 23 (8.13%) Data Analytics
12 19 (6.71%) Big Data Analytics
13 17 (6.01%) Software Testing
14 16 (5.65%) Security Monitoring
15 15 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (5.30%) Data Management
15 15 (5.30%) Project Management
16 14 (4.95%) Coaching
16 14 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (4.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.46%) SQL
2 35 (12.37%) PROC SQL
2 35 (12.37%) SAS Macro
3 14 (4.95%) Python
4 13 (4.59%) Java
4 13 (4.59%) PHP
5 10 (3.53%) C
5 10 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.18%) Perl
7 8 (2.83%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.71%) R
9 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (25.09%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) ACCA
3 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) IFRS
2 8 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.77%) GCP
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.18%) RHEV
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (4.95%) Puppet
1 14 (4.95%) Rundeck
2 9 (3.18%) Control-M
2 9 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.77%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Consul
3 5 (1.77%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Grafana
4 1 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 85 (30.04%) Oracle
2 67 (23.67%) SAP
3 50 (17.67%) Teradata
4 45 (15.90%) Cognos
5 41 (14.49%) MicroStrategy
6 36 (12.72%) Informatica
7 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
8 21 (7.42%) Red Hat
8 21 (7.42%) Splunk
9 15 (5.30%) Tableau
10 11 (3.89%) IBM
11 9 (3.18%) EMC
12 7 (2.47%) Misys
13 6 (2.12%) Netezza
14 5 (1.77%) Cognizant
14 5 (1.77%) Hyperion
14 5 (1.77%) RedGate
14 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.41%) Twitter
16 3 (1.06%) Apple