The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Technical Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 98 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.074% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.080% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -8.16%  

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 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Presales
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Splunk
3 5 (35.71%) Big Data
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Local Government
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Fintech
7 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) REST

Technical 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Presales
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) VMware