Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 179 154
Rank change year-on-year +59 -25 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 12 51 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.97% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.02% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 48
Median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% -12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £35,625 £41,600 £46,341
90th Percentile £64,675 £76,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,022 5,000 5,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.09% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,312 3,245 3,545
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £69,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +43 5 £61,750 +25.38% 3
Aberdeen - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow +36 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 £40,750 -
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Senior Consultant job roles required the following IT skills 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Groovy
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Management
3 3 (25.00%) Architectural Design
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Teradata
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) HNC
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) SAS
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsApp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
1 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Architectural Design
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (25.00%) SIEM
1 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Threat Management
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) CAD
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Groovy
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Teradata