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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 55 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.28% 3.86% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 4.06% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £22,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.44% 95.09% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 273 203 273
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Ipswich

Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (16.67%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware