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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 18 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.40% 12.33% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.63% 12.50% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £67,000
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
123 144 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.40% 98.63% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 102
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Belfast

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Degree
3 16 (66.67%) Analytics
4 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (58.33%) Marketing
5 14 (58.33%) SQL
6 12 (50.00%) Operations Research
6 12 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 12 (50.00%) Economics
6 12 (50.00%) Retail
6 12 (50.00%) QlikView
6 12 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
6 12 (50.00%) Tableau
6 12 (50.00%) Visualisation
6 12 (50.00%) Social Media
6 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 11 (45.83%) Data Analytics
7 11 (45.83%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) C++
9 8 (33.33%) VBA
9 8 (33.33%) Python
9 8 (33.33%) SAS
9 8 (33.33%) SPSS
9 8 (33.33%) CIMA
9 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (33.33%) MBA
9 8 (33.33%) Data Extraction
9 8 (33.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 8 (33.33%) R

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SPSS
2 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (12.50%) Workday HCM
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Taleo
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) QlikView
2 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (8.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Marketing
3 12 (50.00%) Retail
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 12 (50.00%) Social Media
2 12 (50.00%) Economics
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) NetWare
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
2 12 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 12 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 11 (45.83%) Data Analytics
4 8 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 6 (25.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (16.67%) Data Management
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) C++
4 8 (33.33%) VBA
4 8 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) CIMA
2 8 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) MOM
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Tableau
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Novell
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70’000 to £90 000
Posted: 4 days ago