Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 65 92
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 43 20 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.03% 2.15% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 2.26% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 38
10th Percentile £35,925 £42,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £53,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.81% +11.58% -5.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £67,813
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,800 £73,058
Scotland median annual salary £53,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.72% -11.36% +4.76%

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 1,312 886 1,842
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.46% 95.17% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 893 606 1,302
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - -0.55%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,838 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Presales
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Azure
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
6 7 (16.28%) Power Platform
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (13.95%) Public Sector
7 6 (13.95%) Social Skills
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (11.63%) Power BI
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Law
9 4 (9.30%) Data Management
9 4 (9.30%) IPv4
9 4 (9.30%) ICMP
9 4 (9.30%) Python
9 4 (9.30%) Qualys

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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Power Platform
3 5 (11.63%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (6.98%) AWS
6 2 (4.65%) PowerApps
6 2 (4.65%) SaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.33%) IaaS
7 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) ICMP
1 4 (9.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.63%) Power BI
4 4 (9.30%) Tableau
5 2 (4.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) Metadata
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) QlikView
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Public Sector
2 6 (13.95%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Law
4 3 (6.98%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Django
2 1 (2.33%) Java EE
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) MDX
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Servlets
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) SPML
2 1 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Presales
2 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Analytics
3 6 (13.95%) ERP
3 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Data Management
5 4 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Data Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) Data Science
6 3 (6.98%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) R
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.33%) Java 8
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) NIST
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Qualys
3 2 (4.65%) DataFlux
3 2 (4.65%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.33%) ESRI
4 1 (2.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Verint
4 1 (2.33%) Workday