Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 157 182
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 48 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.14% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 34
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £47,000 £40,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 5454 4995 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3103 3893
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,738 £27,025 £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% -

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 +2 40 £65,000 - 1
Glasgow -15 9 £52,500 +10.53%
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 25 (52.08%) Analytics
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 22 (45.83%) Banking
5 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (37.50%) SAS
9 17 (35.42%) ProC
9 17 (35.42%) Base SAS
9 17 (35.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 17 (35.42%) SAS Macro
9 17 (35.42%) People Management
9 17 (35.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 17 (35.42%) PROC SQL
9 17 (35.42%) Visual Analytics
9 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
9 17 (35.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.67%) Microservices
11 8 (16.67%) DevOps
11 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
11 8 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (14.58%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (14.58%) Threat Management
12 7 (14.58%) Big Data
12 7 (14.58%) Big Data Analytics
12 7 (14.58%) Data Analytics
12 7 (14.58%) Unix

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 18 (37.50%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) CICS
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Base SAS
1 17 (35.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 17 (35.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 17 (35.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 7 (14.58%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DataStage
5 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) ProC
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (10.42%) GoCD
3 5 (10.42%) IBM UrbanCode
3 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 5 (10.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Log4j
4 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) Spring
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.25%) JDBC
3 3 (6.25%) JPA
3 3 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Analytics
2 20 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
4 17 (35.42%) People Management
4 17 (35.42%) Visual Analytics
5 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
6 8 (16.67%) Microservices
6 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 7 (14.58%) Big Data Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Data Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (14.58%) Threat Management
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) PROC SQL
2 17 (35.42%) SAS Macro
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) COBOL
6 1 (2.08%) JCL
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CISM
1 3 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) CASP
2 2 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ACCA
3 1 (2.08%) CIMA
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) GCP
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
1 5 (10.42%) Consul
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
1 5 (10.42%) Rundeck
1 5 (10.42%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
1 6 (12.50%) Splunk
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) RedGate
2 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) Epicor
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Infor
3 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.08%) Sage
3 1 (2.08%) SAP