The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 9 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 8 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.02% 9.42% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.39% 9.92% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £48,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £72,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 131 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.87% 94.93% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 108
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Belfast region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Belfast

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Degree
3 16 (55.17%) Analytics
4 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (48.28%) Marketing
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 13 (44.83%) Java
7 12 (41.38%) Operations Research
7 12 (41.38%) Economics
7 12 (41.38%) QlikView
7 12 (41.38%) Retail
7 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
7 12 (41.38%) Customer Analytics
7 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
7 12 (41.38%) Social Media
7 12 (41.38%) Tableau
8 11 (37.93%) Data Analytics
8 11 (37.93%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) C++
10 8 (27.59%) VBA
10 8 (27.59%) Python
10 8 (27.59%) ERP
10 8 (27.59%) SAS
10 8 (27.59%) SPSS
10 8 (27.59%) CIMA
10 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
10 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (27.59%) MBA
10 8 (27.59%) SAP InfiniteInsight

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SPSS
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (10.34%) Workday HCM
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Taleo
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) QlikView
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Redis
4 2 (6.90%) Hazelcast
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) Hudson
2 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) Gradle
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
2 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JBehave
2 2 (6.90%) Mockito
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
2 2 (6.90%) JDeveloper
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Marketing
3 12 (41.38%) Retail
4 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) JMS
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.90%) Spring
1 2 (6.90%) Java EE
1 2 (6.90%) iBATIS
1 2 (6.90%) RESTful
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
1 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (6.90%) Sass
1 2 (6.90%) LESS
1 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.90%) EclipseLink
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
2 12 (41.38%) Social Media
2 12 (41.38%) Economics
3 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 8 (27.59%) Data Extraction
4 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) Customer Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) Operations Research
2 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
3 11 (37.93%) Data Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (27.59%) ERP
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 8 (27.59%) VBA
4 8 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) R
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) CIMA
2 8 (27.59%) MBA
3 2 (6.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.45%) EMC Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) MOM
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Tableau
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) SAP
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Novell
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Sun
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