The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.73% 1.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £20,500 £32,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 157 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.84% 97.52% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 139 146 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Bolton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
Bolton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago