The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 43 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 79 60 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.29% 3.72% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 3.84% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 73
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1445 1562 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.85% 96.78% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1247 1199
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (33.33%) SAP
2 31 (27.93%) ITIL
3 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (18.02%) Degree
4 20 (18.02%) SAP MM
5 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (16.22%) SAP SRM
7 17 (15.32%) Presales
8 16 (14.41%) SQL
9 15 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (13.51%) Project Management
10 14 (12.61%) ERP
11 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.81%) WCF
12 12 (10.81%) IBM
12 12 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (10.81%) C#
12 12 (10.81%) CRM
13 10 (9.01%) Python
13 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.01%) Linux
13 10 (9.01%) Windows
13 10 (9.01%) C++
13 10 (9.01%) Java
13 10 (9.01%) .NET
13 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
13 10 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
15 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.50%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (18.02%) SAP MM
2 18 (16.22%) SAP SRM
3 10 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (6.31%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.70%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.80%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.90%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.90%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) GitHub
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Trello
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Bluetooth
1 4 (3.60%) Wireless
2 3 (2.70%) Intelligent Network
2 3 (2.70%) LTE
2 3 (2.70%) NGN
2 3 (2.70%) SS7
2 3 (2.70%) VoLTE
3 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) GIS
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Military
3 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) WCF
2 10 (9.01%) .NET
3 8 (7.21%) HTML
4 6 (5.41%) SAP Basis
5 5 (4.50%) SAP PI
6 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.60%) J2EE
6 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) Web Services
8 2 (1.80%) CSS3
8 2 (1.80%) EDI
8 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 2 (1.80%) XML
9 1 (0.90%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Cryptography
3 5 (4.50%) Life Science
4 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.60%) Physics
4 4 (3.60%) PKI
5 3 (2.70%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.80%) Blog
6 2 (1.80%) iPhone
6 2 (1.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) BBC
7 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Linux
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Unix
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) AIX
3 1 (0.90%) HPUX
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.32%) Presales
4 15 (13.51%) Project Management
5 14 (12.61%) ERP
6 12 (10.81%) CRM
7 8 (7.21%) Logistics
7 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.50%) Business Development
9 5 (4.50%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.50%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.60%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.70%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) C#
3 10 (9.01%) C++
3 10 (9.01%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) Python
4 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.50%) C
6 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.60%) TTCN
7 1 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (0.90%) AAT
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) SAP
2 12 (10.81%) IBM
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.31%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.80%) ESRI
6 2 (1.80%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.90%) Northgate
7 1 (0.90%) Sage
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