The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £65,000 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.

Principal Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 156 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.17% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £65,000 £90,000 £72,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +24.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  

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%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in Scotland

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in Scotland

Principal 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 Principal 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
Edinburgh +10 6 - -
Glasgow +17 1 £65,000 -
Principal Consultant
UK

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Business Development
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MVC

Principal 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Wealth Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft