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 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
Senior Consultant
Rank 12 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.64% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.87% 0.76% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
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
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%

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 4 September 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) Redis
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) LoadUI

Senior 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 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
1 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) iBATIS
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (25.00%) Sass
1 2 (25.00%) LESS
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) EclipseLink
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com