The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 121 135
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 36 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.33% 1.43% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.48% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 16
Median salary £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% +17.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.53% +13.04%  

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 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -4 22 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Falkirk - 5 £50,000 -
Glasgow -2 2 - - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 28 (51.85%) SAS
2 28 (51.85%) Analytics
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
7 16 (29.63%) Project Management
8 15 (27.78%) Banking
9 14 (25.93%) People Management
10 12 (22.22%) PROC SQL
10 12 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
10 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 12 (22.22%) SAS Macro
10 12 (22.22%) Base SAS
10 12 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (22.22%) ProC
10 12 (22.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
11 10 (18.52%) Line Management
12 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 8 (14.81%) Workflow
14 7 (12.96%) CIMA
14 7 (12.96%) SAP FI/CO
14 7 (12.96%) Legal
14 7 (12.96%) SAP CO
14 7 (12.96%) SAP FI

Senior 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 28 (51.85%) SAS
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SAP CO
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI-AP
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI-AR
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Base SAS
1 12 (22.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 12 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 12 (22.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (3.70%) DataStage
4 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.85%) DecisionStream
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) ProC
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 44 (81.48%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Analytics
2 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
4 16 (29.63%) Project Management
5 14 (25.93%) People Management
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
7 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Line Management
8 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 8 (14.81%) Workflow
10 6 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 6 (11.11%) Factor Analysis
10 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PROC SQL
2 12 (22.22%) SAS Macro
3 6 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) R
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ACCA
1 7 (12.96%) CIMA
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.85%) GCIH
3 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Ambari
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Cognizant
2 3 (5.56%) Cognos
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata
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