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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 42 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 71 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.13% 3.06% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 3.11% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 54
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,260 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
1333 1446 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.30% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1219 1518
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 42 (31.34%) SAP
2 32 (23.88%) Java
3 30 (22.39%) Degree
4 29 (21.64%) Presales
5 27 (20.15%) ITIL
6 25 (18.66%) C#
6 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (16.42%) .NET
8 21 (15.67%) SQL
8 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
8 21 (15.67%) SAP MM
9 20 (14.93%) SAP SRM
10 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
11 18 (13.43%) Project Management
12 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (11.94%) IBM
13 16 (11.94%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (11.94%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (11.94%) WCF
14 15 (11.19%) C++
14 15 (11.19%) Business Activity Monitoring
15 13 (9.70%) HTML
15 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
15 13 (9.70%) SS7
15 13 (9.70%) CRM
15 13 (9.70%) VoLTE
15 13 (9.70%) LTE
16 12 (8.96%) Logistics
16 12 (8.96%) ERP
16 12 (8.96%) Finance

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (11.94%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.24%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (15.67%) SAP MM
2 20 (14.93%) SAP SRM
3 11 (8.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (4.48%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.49%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.49%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.75%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.75%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Office 365
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.49%) GitHub
4 2 (1.49%) Trello
5 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) LTE
1 13 (9.70%) SS7
1 13 (9.70%) VoLTE
2 9 (6.72%) Intelligent Network
2 9 (6.72%) NGN
3 4 (2.99%) 3GPP
3 4 (2.99%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.99%) Big Data
4 4 (2.99%) GIS
4 4 (2.99%) MySQL
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.99%) HP UFT
1 4 (2.99%) JBehave
1 4 (2.99%) Ranorex
1 4 (2.99%) RSpec
1 4 (2.99%) Selenium
1 4 (2.99%) Subversion
1 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.96%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Billing
5 4 (2.99%) Games
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 3 (2.24%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) .NET
2 16 (11.94%) WCF
3 13 (9.70%) HTML
4 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.46%) CSS
4 10 (7.46%) J2EE
5 6 (4.48%) SAP Basis
5 6 (4.48%) XML
6 5 (3.73%) SAP PI
7 4 (2.99%) Ajax
7 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.99%) jQuery
7 4 (2.99%) Web Services
7 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.99%) XSLT
8 2 (1.49%) EDI
9 1 (0.75%) EJB
9 1 (0.75%) JSON
9 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.48%) Physics
4 4 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.99%) Life Science
5 2 (1.49%) Blog
5 2 (1.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) Unix
4 4 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Presales
2 27 (20.15%) ITIL
3 18 (13.43%) Project Management
4 17 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (11.19%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 13 (9.70%) CRM
7 12 (8.96%) ERP
7 12 (8.96%) Logistics
8 9 (6.72%) Network Architecture
8 9 (6.72%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.73%) OOP
12 5 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.99%) API Testing
13 4 (2.99%) BDD
13 4 (2.99%) HOOD
13 4 (2.99%) MVC
13 4 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.88%) Java
2 25 (18.66%) C#
3 21 (15.67%) SQL
4 15 (11.19%) C++
5 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) Python
6 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) ABAP
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.24%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) AAT
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (31.34%) SAP
2 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.94%) IBM
4 11 (8.21%) VMware
5 4 (2.99%) Google
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.49%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) Facebook
7 1 (0.75%) Northgate
7 1 (0.75%) Sage
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