The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.080% 0.17% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.17% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.25%  

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 1185 1148 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.95% 95.91% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2877 2279 2881
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (63.64%) Presales
2 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Splunk
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (9.09%) iTrent
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture

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 (9.09%) FileNet
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) iTrent
1 1 (9.09%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Presales
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Northgate