Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Data Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 124 156
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 25 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.91% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.96% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.14% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £44,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £68,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -30.91% +37.50% -50.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2382 2385 2708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 94.34% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1478 1698
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +4.94%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Data 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 Data Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Big Data
2 13 (52.00%) Splunk
3 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (40.00%) ETL
4 10 (40.00%) Tableau
4 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 10 (40.00%) Information Management
5 9 (36.00%) Data Management
5 9 (36.00%) Data Analytics
5 9 (36.00%) SAS
5 9 (36.00%) Informatica
5 9 (36.00%) Teradata
6 8 (32.00%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (32.00%) Law
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) PowerCenter
6 8 (32.00%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (32.00%) Master Data Management
6 8 (32.00%) Data Quality
6 8 (32.00%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (32.00%) Netezza
7 5 (20.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

Data 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 9 (36.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Big Data
2 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (32.00%) PowerCenter
4 5 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (8.00%) DataStage
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) QlikView
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 8 (32.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) D3.js
1 1 (4.00%) FusionCharts
1 1 (4.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (4.00%) Leaflet
1 1 (4.00%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) ETL
2 10 (40.00%) Information Management
3 9 (36.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Data Management
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 8 (32.00%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (32.00%) Master Data Management
4 8 (32.00%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.00%) ETL Development
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Splunk
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Tableau
4 9 (36.00%) Informatica
4 9 (36.00%) Teradata
5 8 (32.00%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (32.00%) Netezza
5 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Cognos
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Google
8 1 (4.00%) SAP