Period
to 23 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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

Consultant
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 73 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 57 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.13% 3.93% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 4.07% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 50
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,625 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £66,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £51,570 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -1.77% +7.14% -2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,771 2,139 2,192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 96.74% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,580 1,362
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (29.82%) Finance
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.54%) Retail
4 10 (17.54%) Project Delivery
5 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.79%) Azure
5 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 9 (15.79%) Oracle
6 8 (14.04%) Windows
6 8 (14.04%) ETL
6 8 (14.04%) Marketing
6 8 (14.04%) Data Integration
6 8 (14.04%) Analytics
6 8 (14.04%) IT Strategy
7 7 (12.28%) User Experience
7 7 (12.28%) Big Data
7 7 (12.28%) AWS
7 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) SAP
8 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
9 5 (8.77%) Office 365
9 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.77%) Linux
9 5 (8.77%) Risk Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (3.51%) Jupyter
1 2 (3.51%) SAS
1 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Azure
2 7 (12.28%) AWS
3 5 (8.77%) Office 365
4 4 (7.02%) SaaS
5 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.51%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.75%) IaaS
7 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) ATM
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Skype
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Power BI
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Gatling
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) NeoLoad
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 8 (14.04%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) JSON
2 3 (5.26%) REST
2 3 (5.26%) RESTful
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) Kafka
3 2 (3.51%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Internet of Things
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing Technology
4 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Project Delivery
3 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.04%) Analytics
4 8 (14.04%) Data Integration
4 8 (14.04%) ETL
4 8 (14.04%) IT Strategy
5 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.53%) SDLC
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 4 (7.02%) Data Privacy
8 4 (7.02%) DevOps
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Service Management
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
2 3 (5.26%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CASP
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) CISMP
4 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) MCITP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) NCSC
2 3 (5.26%) NIST
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
1 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Informatica
6 2 (3.51%) Avaya
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.51%) Veeam
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Concur
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) Infor
7 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata