Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 160 196
Rank change year-on-year -12 +36 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 58 39 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.87% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 23
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £49,875 £48,025 £43,350
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,000 £75,000
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 5,456 4,479 5,886
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.22% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,657 2,874 3,810
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 +1 37 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Glasgow -18 21 £50,000 +17.65% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 20 (34.48%) Microservices
1 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 20 (34.48%) DevOps
2 19 (32.76%) Splunk
2 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (31.03%) Windows
3 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (29.31%) Open Source
4 17 (29.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (29.31%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (29.31%) Subversion
4 17 (29.31%) JIRA
4 17 (29.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.31%) Puppet
4 17 (29.31%) RedGate
4 17 (29.31%) Ansible
4 17 (29.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.31%) ServiceNow
4 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (29.31%) Unix
4 17 (29.31%) GCP
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (29.31%) Terraform
4 17 (29.31%) Rundeck
4 17 (29.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (29.31%) Continuous Delivery

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 15 (25.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.90%) SAS
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (29.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.17%) npm
5 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Skype
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Base SAS
1 4 (6.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 4 (6.90%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Power BI
4 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (29.31%) GoCD
2 17 (29.31%) IBM UrbanCode
2 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
2 17 (29.31%) JIRA
2 17 (29.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 17 (29.31%) Subversion
2 17 (29.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) ProC
4 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Log4j
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Flex
2 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) JDBC
2 3 (5.17%) JPA
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) RESTful
2 3 (5.17%) Spring
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Driving Licence
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Cyberattack
4 5 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) DevOps
1 20 (34.48%) Microservices
2 17 (29.31%) Continuous Delivery
2 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (29.31%) Customer Engagement
2 17 (29.31%) Open Source
3 16 (27.59%) ITIL
4 15 (25.86%) ITIL V3
5 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (10.34%) SIEM
7 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) Analytics
8 5 (8.62%) Presales
8 5 (8.62%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.90%) Change Management
9 4 (6.90%) Coaching
9 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.90%) People Management
9 4 (6.90%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PROC SQL
2 4 (6.90%) SAS Macro
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) CISM
2 2 (3.45%) CISSP
2 2 (3.45%) IISP
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
3 1 (1.72%) CIMA
3 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) GCP
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) Ansible
1 17 (29.31%) Consul
1 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (29.31%) Puppet
1 17 (29.31%) Rundeck
1 17 (29.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Splunk
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) RedGate
2 17 (29.31%) ServiceNow
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.72%) Epicor
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.72%) Sage