The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 84 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 10 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.19% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.28% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 11
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  

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 1069 1249 1297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.36% 93.28% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 693 840 786
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) Workflow
3 9 (69.23%) Legal
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
4 8 (61.54%) Apache Pig
4 8 (61.54%) Ambari
4 8 (61.54%) Machine Learning
4 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Business Analytics
4 8 (61.54%) Apache Hive
4 8 (61.54%) Regression Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) R
4 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (61.54%) Change Control
4 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) Data Mining
4 8 (61.54%) SAS
4 8 (61.54%) Decision Tree
4 8 (61.54%) Factor Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) Line Management
4 8 (61.54%) KYC
4 8 (61.54%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 8 (61.54%) Case Management

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 8 (61.54%) Apache Pig
1 8 (61.54%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Apache Hive
1 8 (61.54%) Data Mining
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
1 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Workflow
3 8 (61.54%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 8 (61.54%) Business Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Case Management
3 8 (61.54%) Change Control
3 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Decision Tree
3 8 (61.54%) Factor Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
3 8 (61.54%) KYC
3 8 (61.54%) Line Management
3 8 (61.54%) Machine Learning
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
1 8 (61.54%) R
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) MiFID
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
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