The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Consultant
Rank 22 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.06% 3.38% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.50% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Senior 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
94 143 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.92% 96.62% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 65 98 146
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in Belfast

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

Senior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com