The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 43 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.50% 4.89% 7.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 5.26% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 6
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £47,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 247 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.25% 92.86% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 127 177 173
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Chester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Chester

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

Consultant Salary Histogram in Chester

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) JDBC
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) JAXB
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) JAX-WS
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Social Media
5 1 (11.11%) POJO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) JDBC
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) JAXB
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) JAX-WS
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) POJO
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
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