The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 152 156
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 12 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Median salary £70,000 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +115.38% -40.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 7 - -
Edinburgh +6 5 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Data Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (77.78%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Information Management
3 7 (38.89%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (27.78%) Splunk
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Presales
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP

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 3 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) BGP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DMVPN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) MPLS
2 4 (22.22%) OSPF
2 4 (22.22%) SNA
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Big Data
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (27.78%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 3 (16.67%) DataStage
4 3 (16.67%) SAS EBI
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Information Management
3 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCIE
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) DataFlux
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
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