The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 66 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 59 86 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.42% 4.50% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 4.76% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 67 73
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £21,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 14 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Chester -10 9 £42,000 -26.95% 3
Macclesfield +24 6 £35,000 -
Wilmslow -12 4 £28,000 -3.44% 4
Daresbury 0 3 - - 1
Runcorn -3 3 £45,000 +48.76%
Knutsford -4 2 £42,500 -21.65%
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) SAP
3 20 (16.39%) .NET
4 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
4 19 (15.57%) SAP FI
4 19 (15.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (15.57%) SAP CO
5 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.11%) SQL
6 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.30%) HTML
7 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.48%) Business Development
8 14 (11.48%) Java
8 14 (11.48%) VB.NET
9 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (9.84%) Windows
11 11 (9.02%) IBM
11 11 (9.02%) C#
11 11 (9.02%) Information Security
12 10 (8.20%) Validation
12 10 (8.20%) Web Services
12 10 (8.20%) CSS
12 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.20%) SAP FSCM
13 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
13 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
14 8 (6.56%) PHP
14 8 (6.56%) Oracle
14 8 (6.56%) Risk Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (15.57%) SAP FI
1 19 (15.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 19 (15.57%) SAP CO
2 10 (8.20%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.64%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.82%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.82%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) GitHub
2 2 (1.64%) Trello
2 2 (1.64%) Yammer
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) NetScreen
1 2 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.82%) IOS XR
2 1 (0.82%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.82%) NAS
2 1 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.82%) LAN
2 1 (0.82%) WAN
2 1 (0.82%) SAN
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Extranet
2 1 (0.82%) MPLS
2 1 (0.82%) OSPF
2 1 (0.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.28%) MySQL
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.28%) Big Data
3 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) DB2
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) HP UFT
2 7 (5.74%) Selenium
3 6 (4.92%) SilkTest
3 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.64%) MSTest
6 1 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.82%) Grunt
6 1 (0.82%) Bower
6 1 (0.82%) gulp
6 1 (0.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) JUnit
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Advertising
2 8 (6.56%) General Ledger
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Marketing
5 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.28%) Law
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Local Government
7 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) .NET
2 15 (12.30%) HTML
3 10 (8.20%) CSS
3 10 (8.20%) Web Services
4 7 (5.74%) XML
5 5 (4.10%) J2EE
5 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.10%) Ajax
6 4 (3.28%) WCF
7 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.46%) Spring
7 3 (2.46%) JDBC
8 2 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) WSDL
8 2 (1.64%) JAXB
8 2 (1.64%) JNI
8 2 (1.64%) jQuery
8 2 (1.64%) JAX-WS
8 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.56%) Cybercrime
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
3 4 (3.28%) iSeries
3 4 (3.28%) Online Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) GIS
5 2 (1.64%) Psychology
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Blog
6 1 (0.82%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) UNIX
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (11.48%) Business Development
3 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.02%) Information Security
5 10 (8.20%) Validation
6 8 (6.56%) Risk Management
6 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.56%) Analytics
6 8 (6.56%) Cyber Security
6 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.56%) Coaching
7 6 (4.92%) SDLC
7 6 (4.92%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.92%) Automated Testing
7 6 (4.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.28%) B2B
8 4 (3.28%) Information Management
8 4 (3.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (3.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
1 16 (13.11%) SQL
2 14 (11.48%) VB.NET
2 14 (11.48%) Java
3 11 (9.02%) C#
4 8 (6.56%) PHP
5 6 (4.92%) C
6 4 (3.28%) C++
6 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.28%) Perl
6 4 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.82%) XPath
8 1 (0.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) CEH
4 3 (2.46%) CISSP
4 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.46%) CISM
5 2 (1.64%) CCSE
5 2 (1.64%) CCIE
5 2 (1.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.82%) CCA
6 1 (0.82%) CCNP
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) GCP
1 4 (3.28%) GLP
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) SCOM
2 3 (2.46%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) SAP
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) IBM
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle
5 6 (4.92%) HP
5 6 (4.92%) Micro Focus
5 6 (4.92%) Google
6 4 (3.28%) VMware
6 4 (3.28%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) Juniper
7 3 (2.46%) NetApp
7 3 (2.46%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.64%) Tufin
8 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.64%) IronPort
8 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.64%) Teradata
8 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.64%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + car scheme
Posted: 18 days ago