The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 92 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.57% 1.55% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.63% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 19
Average salary £45,750 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.15%
Technical Consultant
South 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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1022 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.42% 95.13% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 867 754 726
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheltenham -16 2 £43,250 -3.88%
Gloucester +11 1 £37,000 -11.90%
Cirencester - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Consultant
South West

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (65.22%) GIS
1 15 (65.22%) ESRI
1 15 (65.22%) ArcGIS
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
4 11 (47.83%) Data Management
4 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Web Development
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) Juniper
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Network Security
11 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (65.22%) ArcGIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
1 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) GIS
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) HPUX
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Data Management
2 9 (39.13%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Business Development
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) ESRI
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec