Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 117 124
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 38 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.81% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.85% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 16
Edinburgh median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.33% +50.00%
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 2599 2224 2912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.37% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1464 1864
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 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Analytics
2 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 19 (50.00%) Banking
5 17 (44.74%) SAS
6 16 (42.11%) ProC
6 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (42.11%) SAS Macro
6 16 (42.11%) Base SAS
6 16 (42.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 16 (42.11%) People Management
6 16 (42.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 16 (42.11%) PROC SQL
6 16 (42.11%) Visual Analytics
6 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 16 (42.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
8 8 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (21.05%) Microservices
9 7 (18.42%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (18.42%) Threat Management
9 7 (18.42%) Big Data
9 7 (18.42%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (18.42%) Data Analytics
10 6 (15.79%) Splunk

Senior 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 17 (44.74%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.89%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Base SAS
1 16 (42.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 16 (42.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 16 (42.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 7 (18.42%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) ProC
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) GoCD
3 5 (13.16%) IBM UrbanCode
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Log4j
4 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) RESTful
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) JDBC
3 3 (7.89%) JPA
3 3 (7.89%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
1 6 (15.79%) Unix
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Analytics
2 19 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
3 16 (42.11%) People Management
3 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (42.11%) Visual Analytics
4 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 8 (21.05%) Microservices
5 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 7 (18.42%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) Data Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (18.42%) Threat Management
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) PROC SQL
2 16 (42.11%) SAS Macro
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CISM
1 1 (2.63%) CISSP
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) GCP
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Ansible
1 5 (13.16%) Consul
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
1 5 (13.16%) Rundeck
1 5 (13.16%) Terraform
2 1 (2.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Splunk
2 5 (13.16%) RedGate
2 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft