Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Data Consultant
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 180 224
Rank change year-on-year -24 +44 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 24 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% -2.44% -48.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £39,871 £45,625
90th Percentile £55,250 £53,500 £69,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Scotland

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in Scotland

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in Scotland

Data 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 Data Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 21 £28,000 -33.62%
Glasgow -9 6 £50,000 -2.44% 2
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Data 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 Scotland region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Big Data
1 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (45.83%) Big Data Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Law
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Splunk
4 10 (41.67%) Tableau
4 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) SAS
5 9 (37.50%) Informatica
5 9 (37.50%) Teradata
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) Information Management
6 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (33.33%) ETL
7 7 (29.17%) PowerCenter
7 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (29.17%) Netezza
7 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
7 7 (29.17%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (29.17%) Master Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos
9 2 (8.33%) Python
9 2 (8.33%) SQL

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Big Data
2 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (29.17%) PowerCenter
4 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (8.33%) OLAP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.17%) DataStage
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (45.83%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) D3.js
1 1 (4.17%) FusionCharts
1 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
1 1 (4.17%) Leaflet
1 1 (4.17%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Big Data Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) ETL
6 8 (33.33%) Information Management
7 7 (29.17%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (29.17%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
1 11 (45.83%) Splunk
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Tableau
3 9 (37.50%) Informatica
3 9 (37.50%) Teradata
4 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (29.17%) Netezza
5 3 (12.50%) Cognos
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft