Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 110 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.96% 4.95% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 5.21% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 38
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +4.21%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,900 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -

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 2,124 2,111 2,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.92% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,349 1,190
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,217 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% 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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) SQL
3 22 (25.29%) Dynamics 365
4 21 (24.14%) ETL
4 21 (24.14%) Finance
5 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (19.54%) Oracle
7 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
7 16 (18.39%) CRM
7 16 (18.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (17.24%) Coaching
8 15 (17.24%) Presales
8 15 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (16.09%) ERP
9 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
9 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (14.94%) Project Management
10 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (14.94%) Migration
10 13 (14.94%) Data Migration
10 13 (14.94%) Power BI
10 13 (14.94%) Tableau
11 12 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
12 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
12 11 (12.64%) Data Cleansing
12 11 (12.64%) Big Data
12 11 (12.64%) Apache Spark
12 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (12.64%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.20%) SAS
3 7 (8.05%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.90%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (5.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.15%) SAP LE
4 1 (1.15%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.15%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.15%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.15%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.15%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.29%) Dynamics 365
2 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.45%) Office 365
6 2 (2.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Skype
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) LAN
2 2 (2.30%) VPN
2 2 (2.30%) WAN
2 2 (2.30%) WLAN
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.94%) Power BI
3 11 (12.64%) Big Data
3 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
4 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (6.90%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.90%) Sqoop
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.30%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.30%) QlikView
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.90%) Maven
2 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.15%) Gradle
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Mockito
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
1 6 (6.90%) REST
1 6 (6.90%) Spring
2 5 (5.75%) Apache Axis
2 5 (5.75%) Drools
2 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
2 5 (5.75%) J2EE
2 5 (5.75%) SOAP
2 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.60%) JSON
3 4 (4.60%) LINQ
3 4 (4.60%) RESTful
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) WCF
5 1 (1.15%) LDAP
5 1 (1.15%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (2.30%) CESG
3 2 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ETL
2 16 (18.39%) CRM
3 15 (17.24%) Coaching
3 15 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (17.24%) Presales
4 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.09%) ERP
5 13 (14.94%) Data Migration
5 13 (14.94%) Migration
5 13 (14.94%) Project Management
6 12 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
7 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.64%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.49%) Analytics
8 10 (11.49%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.49%) Visualisation
9 9 (10.34%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.34%) Python
2 9 (10.34%) Scala
3 6 (6.90%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) R
4 5 (5.75%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.30%) X++
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CISM
4 3 (3.45%) CISSP
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.30%) CISA
5 2 (2.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) CASP
6 1 (1.15%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) HDFS
3 5 (5.75%) Docker
4 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Oozie
1 6 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle
3 13 (14.94%) Tableau
4 9 (10.34%) Cognos
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Informatica
6 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat