The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 123 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.059% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.062% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £61,250 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.72% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Principal 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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £42,500 -
Principal Consultant
North West

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) GxP
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) RFID
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) RFID
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware