Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 119 121
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.07% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -35.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £39,400 £34,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year +2.22% -6.74% -3.50%

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 2,360 2,530 2,115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.91% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,492 1,657 1,367
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
6 2 (16.67%) TestNG
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) CGI

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) CloudSense
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 2 (16.67%) TestNG
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) CGI
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) OAuth
5 1 (8.33%) OpenID
5 1 (8.33%) React
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Design Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) DocuSign
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) iManage
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com