Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 113 133
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 7 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £28,000 £42,183 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.62% -15.64% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £37,964 £44,875
90th Percentile £49,000 £46,401 £55,125
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £47,341 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.51% -5.32% -

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 2,521 2,085 2,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.39% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,400 1,732
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,050 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, 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 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Splunk
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Teradata
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Netezza
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) R
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio

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 2 (28.57%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (14.29%) Netezza
3 1 (14.29%) SAP