Consultant Jobs in Scotland

Consultant
UK > Scotland

The median Consultant salary in Scotland is £45,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 141 116 130
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 157 114 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.31% 2.53% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.82% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 81 52 80
10th Percentile £30,000 £45,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £51,759 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -35.71% +27.27% +3.77%
75th Percentile £62,500 £73,125 £85,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,593 4,046 5,727
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 89.81% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,693 2,168 3,029
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £28,950
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -81 59 £60,000 -14.29% 31
Edinburgh +62 58 £60,743 -13.22% 32
Aberdeen -17 17 £42,500 -40.35% 1
Dundee - 11 £50,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 4 £42,500 - 3
Perthshire - 3 £30,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 52 (33.12%) Finance
2 41 (26.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 32 (20.38%) SQL
4 30 (19.11%) Social Skills
5 27 (17.20%) Roadmaps
6 26 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (16.56%) Project Management
7 25 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (14.65%) Strategic Roadmap
8 23 (14.65%) Actionable Insight
9 22 (14.01%) Agile
10 21 (13.38%) Power Platform
11 18 (11.46%) Degree
11 18 (11.46%) Data Architecture
12 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.19%) Logistics
12 16 (10.19%) Presales
12 16 (10.19%) Power BI
13 15 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (9.55%) ETRM
13 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
13 15 (9.55%) Endur
14 14 (8.92%) Oracle
14 14 (8.92%) Windows
14 14 (8.92%) Linux
14 14 (8.92%) Information Security
15 13 (8.28%) Analytics
15 13 (8.28%) Public Sector
15 13 (8.28%) Law
15 13 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.37%) Apache
2 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Endur
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.38%) Power Platform
2 12 (7.64%) Azure
3 10 (6.37%) Amazon S3
3 10 (6.37%) AWS
4 8 (5.10%) SaaS
5 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.91%) OCI
7 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.27%) GCP
7 2 (1.27%) Snowflake
8 1 (0.64%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) Firewall
1 10 (6.37%) Internet
1 10 (6.37%) IPsec
1 10 (6.37%) SNMP
1 10 (6.37%) VPN
2 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.19%) Power BI
2 10 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.37%) Power Query
3 9 (5.73%) Data Lake
4 8 (5.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.55%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) Data Hub
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) JIRA
General
1 52 (33.12%) Finance
2 41 (26.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 30 (19.11%) Social Skills
4 25 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.28%) Law
5 13 (8.28%) Public Sector
6 12 (7.64%) Marketing
7 11 (7.01%) Back Office
8 8 (5.10%) Banking
8 8 (5.10%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.64%) Military
10 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (6.37%) YAML
2 2 (1.27%) J2EE
2 2 (1.27%) LDAP
2 2 (1.27%) OAuth
2 2 (1.27%) OAuth2
2 2 (1.27%) OpenID
2 2 (1.27%) REST
2 2 (1.27%) SAML
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.55%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (2.55%) IoT
4 4 (2.55%) Virtual Reality
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Security Posture
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Onboarding
6 2 (1.27%) Operational Technology
7 1 (0.64%) CESG
7 1 (0.64%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.92%) Linux
1 14 (8.92%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (2.55%) Unix
3 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.20%) Roadmaps
2 26 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (16.56%) Project Management
3 23 (14.65%) Actionable Insight
3 23 (14.65%) Strategic Roadmap
4 22 (14.01%) Agile
5 18 (11.46%) Data Architecture
6 16 (10.19%) Logistics
6 16 (10.19%) Presales
6 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (9.55%) ETRM
7 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
8 14 (8.92%) Information Security
9 13 (8.28%) Analytics
9 13 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (7.64%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.01%) Use Case
12 10 (6.37%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) Python
3 10 (6.37%) Data Analysis Expressions
4 6 (3.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (5.10%) AWS Certification
2 8 (5.10%) Azure Certification
3 4 (2.55%) CISA
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) CEH
5 1 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.64%) CISM
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) GCFE
5 1 (0.64%) GCIA
5 1 (0.64%) GCIH
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) NCSC
1 7 (4.46%) NIST
2 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.18%) GDPR
3 4 (2.55%) ITGC
3 4 (2.55%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Docker
1 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Ansible
1 10 (6.37%) Kubernetes
1 10 (6.37%) Prometheus
1 10 (6.37%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Oracle
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) OpenLink
3 10 (6.37%) NetApp
3 10 (6.37%) Palo Alto
3 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.37%) SolidFire
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 8 (5.10%) SAP
5 7 (4.46%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.18%) BiZZdesign
7 4 (2.55%) Sage
8 2 (1.27%) Okta
8 2 (1.27%) Salesforce
8 2 (1.27%) Splunk
9 1 (0.64%) Databricks