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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 19 9 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 20 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.70% 15.83% 7.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.08% 16.30% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
142 135 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.26% 97.12% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 87 135
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Belfast

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 17 (85.00%) Degree
3 16 (80.00%) Analytics
4 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (70.00%) Marketing
6 12 (60.00%) Operations Research
6 12 (60.00%) Data Analysis
6 12 (60.00%) Economics
6 12 (60.00%) QlikView
6 12 (60.00%) Visualisation
6 12 (60.00%) Social Media
6 12 (60.00%) Tableau
6 12 (60.00%) Retail
6 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
6 12 (60.00%) Customer Analytics
7 11 (55.00%) Data Analytics
8 9 (45.00%) C++
8 9 (45.00%) Java
9 8 (40.00%) VBA
9 8 (40.00%) SAS
9 8 (40.00%) Python
9 8 (40.00%) SPSS
9 8 (40.00%) MBA
9 8 (40.00%) CIMA
9 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (40.00%) Data Extraction
9 8 (40.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 8 (40.00%) Demand Forecasting

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SPSS
2 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 3 (15.00%) Workday HCM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Taleo
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) QlikView
2 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Marketing
3 12 (60.00%) Retail
4 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 12 (60.00%) Social Media
2 12 (60.00%) Economics
3 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Analytics
2 12 (60.00%) Customer Analytics
2 12 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 12 (60.00%) Operations Research
3 11 (55.00%) Data Analytics
4 8 (40.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 5 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) ERP
6 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) VBA
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) CIMA
2 8 (40.00%) MBA
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Tableau
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
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Posted: 6 days ago
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