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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 28 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3049 3475 3157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.87% 7.15% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 7.65% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 2726 2507
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41415 45452 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38228 34621
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Consultant Salary Trend in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

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

Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(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
City of London +5 658 £55,000 -4.34% 155
Canary Wharf +21 20 - - 1
Croydon -3 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hounslow -3 7 £25,000 -67.74%
Brentford - 7 £40,000 -
Chessington +9 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £50,000 - 2
Harrow +4 5 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Hayes +3 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Paddington +2 4 £62,500 -
Uxbridge -10 4 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Twickenham -23 4 £52,500 +9.94% 2
Feltham - 4 £90,000 - 1
Clapham +9 2 £29,000 -51.66%
Hackney +5 2 - -
Lewisham - 2 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £44,250 - 1
Docklands, London +7 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2246 (35.49%) Finance
2 1290 (20.38%) Oracle
3 1112 (17.57%) SAP
4 1109 (17.52%) Degree
5 905 (14.30%) Microsoft
6 866 (13.68%) SQL
7 817 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
8 794 (12.55%) Project Management
9 704 (11.12%) Java
10 688 (10.87%) Analytics
11 670 (10.59%) Retail
12 647 (10.22%) Banking
13 633 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 615 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
15 544 (8.60%) Windows
16 503 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
17 486 (7.68%) CRM
18 474 (7.49%) MS Excel
19 421 (6.65%) Business Analysis
20 406 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 380 (6.00%) Cisco
21 380 (6.00%) Computer Science
22 371 (5.86%) .NET
23 370 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
24 354 (5.59%) Marketing
25 353 (5.58%) ERP
26 352 (5.56%) Manufacturing
27 350 (5.53%) C#
28 343 (5.42%) HTML
29 336 (5.31%) Business Development

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 209 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 157 (2.48%) SAS
3 130 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 92 (1.45%) Lync
5 79 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 78 (1.23%) IIS
7 72 (1.14%) JBoss
8 67 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 67 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 57 (0.90%) NetWeaver
10 56 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 55 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 54 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
13 52 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 45 (0.71%) Apache
15 44 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
16 40 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
17 39 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
18 27 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 474 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 158 (2.50%) MS Office
3 66 (1.04%) SPSS
4 61 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.63%) MS Project
7 29 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.21%) InDesign
12 9 (0.14%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.032%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
15 2 (0.032%) FastStats
16 1 (0.016%) CPLEX
16 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 370 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
2 249 (3.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 186 (2.94%) SAP MM
4 155 (2.45%) SAP FI
5 140 (2.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 140 (2.21%) SAP CO
6 123 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
7 116 (1.83%) SAP SD
8 115 (1.82%) SAP PP
9 108 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
10 94 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
11 91 (1.44%) SAP SCM
12 89 (1.41%) SAP APO
13 82 (1.30%) SAP BPC
14 79 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
14 79 (1.25%) SAP HR
15 77 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
16 76 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
17 68 (1.07%) SAP WM
18 65 (1.03%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 265 (4.19%) SaaS
2 117 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.33%) Office 365
4 64 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
5 61 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (0.81%) Force.com
8 35 (0.55%) IaaS
9 24 (0.38%) Taleo
9 24 (0.38%) PaaS
10 17 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 15 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.21%) Yammer
13 11 (0.17%) Veeva
14 10 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.063%) FinancialForce.com
17 3 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
17 3 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 286 (4.52%) Firewall
2 158 (2.50%) Network Security
3 142 (2.24%) WAN
4 135 (2.13%) LAN
5 112 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 105 (1.66%) Wireless
7 101 (1.60%) Internet
8 99 (1.56%) DNS
8 99 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 98 (1.55%) SAN
10 92 (1.45%) VPN
11 77 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
12 75 (1.19%) OSPF
12 75 (1.19%) BGP
13 69 (1.09%) MPLS
14 55 (0.87%) Unified Communications
14 55 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 51 (0.81%) DHCP
16 49 (0.77%) VoIP
17 46 (0.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 293 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 233 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
3 233 (3.68%) Big Data
4 214 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 212 (3.35%) SAP HANA
6 200 (3.16%) SAP BW
7 157 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 151 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 145 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 132 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 123 (1.94%) SAP BI
12 119 (1.88%) QlikView
13 115 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 107 (1.69%) DB2
15 93 (1.47%) Hadoop
16 91 (1.44%) OLAP
17 89 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
18 86 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
19 85 (1.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (1.11%) Selenium
2 41 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (0.52%) Axure RP
4 31 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 31 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 30 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 27 (0.43%) JIRA
6 27 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 27 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 24 (0.38%) Subversion
8 15 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 14 (0.22%) LSMW
10 11 (0.17%) HP UFT
11 10 (0.16%) MSBuild
11 10 (0.16%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.14%) JMeter
12 9 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
13 8 (0.13%) SonarQube
13 8 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 2246 (35.49%) Finance
2 670 (10.59%) Retail
3 647 (10.22%) Banking
4 354 (5.59%) Marketing
5 352 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 284 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 167 (2.64%) Back Office
8 153 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 135 (2.13%) Investment Banking
10 103 (1.63%) Law
11 90 (1.42%) Legal
12 86 (1.36%) General Ledger
13 85 (1.34%) German Language
14 82 (1.30%) French Language
15 81 (1.28%) Front Office
16 73 (1.15%) Billing
17 68 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 68 (1.07%) Advertising
18 66 (1.04%) Aerospace
19 57 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (5.86%) .NET
2 343 (5.42%) HTML
3 268 (4.23%) XML
4 240 (3.79%) Web Services
5 192 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 165 (2.61%) Middleware
7 162 (2.56%) CSS
8 111 (1.75%) J2EE
9 91 (1.44%) ASP.NET
10 84 (1.33%) SOAP
11 74 (1.17%) WCF
12 73 (1.15%) Java EE
13 63 (1.00%) HTML5
13 63 (1.00%) jQuery
14 61 (0.96%) Ajax
15 58 (0.92%) .NET Framework
16 54 (0.85%) SAP Basis
17 53 (0.84%) XSLT
18 46 (0.73%) Visualforce
19 40 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 615 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 380 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 238 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 223 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 158 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 154 (2.43%) FMCG
7 144 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 111 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 106 (1.67%) User Experience
10 104 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 91 (1.44%) Derivative
12 82 (1.30%) Credit Risk
13 78 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 77 (1.22%) Social Media
15 68 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 53 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 49 (0.77%) Clustering
18 47 (0.74%) Statistics
19 39 (0.62%) Mainframe
20 37 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 544 (8.60%) Windows
2 305 (4.82%) Linux
3 276 (4.36%) UNIX
4 97 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 51 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 37 (0.58%) Solaris
10 32 (0.51%) Android
11 29 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 27 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.40%) AIX
15 17 (0.27%) CentOS
16 16 (0.25%) MVS
17 11 (0.17%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.17%) Debian
17 11 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
18 9 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
2 794 (12.55%) Project Management
3 688 (10.87%) Analytics
4 503 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (7.68%) CRM
6 421 (6.65%) Business Analysis
7 406 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 353 (5.58%) ERP
9 336 (5.31%) Business Development
10 302 (4.77%) Information Security
11 270 (4.27%) Migration
12 268 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 264 (4.17%) SOA
14 258 (4.08%) Data Management
15 256 (4.04%) PRINCE2
15 256 (4.04%) ITIL
16 252 (3.98%) ETL
17 241 (3.81%) Risk Management
18 231 (3.65%) Logistics
19 208 (3.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 866 (13.68%) SQL
2 704 (11.12%) Java
3 350 (5.53%) C#
4 302 (4.77%) JavaScript
5 165 (2.61%) C
6 151 (2.39%) Python
7 150 (2.37%) C++
8 135 (2.13%) ABAP
9 110 (1.74%) PHP
10 92 (1.45%) R
11 84 (1.33%) Perl
12 82 (1.30%) VB
13 80 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 75 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 70 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 68 (1.07%) Ruby
17 56 (0.88%) Apex Code
18 49 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 43 (0.68%) VBA
20 34 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1109 (17.52%) Degree
2 285 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 247 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 215 (3.40%) CISSP
5 154 (2.43%) CCNP
6 149 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 141 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 120 (1.90%) CISM
9 96 (1.52%) MCSE
10 91 (1.44%) CCIE
11 85 (1.34%) CIMA
12 83 (1.31%) ACCA
13 76 (1.20%) PMI Certification
14 72 (1.14%) MCITP
15 71 (1.12%) CISA
16 66 (1.04%) PMP
17 65 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 62 (0.98%) ISEB
19 51 (0.81%) CCA
20 49 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (2.16%) QA
3 110 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 73 (1.15%) COBIT
5 53 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 48 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.46%) SLA
8 28 (0.44%) CRD IV
9 21 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 17 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 16 (0.25%) EMIR
12 12 (0.19%) MiFID
12 12 (0.19%) BS25999
13 10 (0.16%) Basel II
14 8 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.11%) COREP
15 7 (0.11%) FINREP
15 7 (0.11%) FATCA
16 6 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 6 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 118 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 49 (0.77%) vSphere
5 48 (0.76%) XenApp
6 44 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.33%) NFS
9 20 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.30%) vCloud
11 14 (0.22%) XenServer
12 13 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.19%) KVM
14 11 (0.17%) Docker
14 11 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.16%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.16%) Varnish
16 6 (0.095%) Snort
16 6 (0.095%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.095%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 71 (1.12%) SCCM
2 42 (0.66%) SCOM
3 34 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 32 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 30 (0.47%) Puppet
7 20 (0.32%) Data Guard
8 15 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 14 (0.22%) Ansible
10 11 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.16%) SELinux
12 9 (0.14%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.13%) CA LISA
13 8 (0.13%) XenMobile
13 8 (0.13%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.11%) Salt
14 7 (0.11%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1290 (20.38%) Oracle
2 1112 (17.57%) SAP
3 905 (14.30%) Microsoft
4 380 (6.00%) Cisco
5 276 (4.36%) VMware
6 219 (3.46%) IBM
7 204 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
8 198 (3.13%) Juniper
9 153 (2.42%) HP
10 133 (2.10%) Citrix
11 121 (1.91%) Tableau
12 119 (1.88%) CheckPoint
13 112 (1.77%) Adobe
14 105 (1.66%) Cognos
15 104 (1.64%) Informatica
16 97 (1.53%) Hyperion
17 84 (1.33%) F5
18 72 (1.14%) Teradata
19 68 (1.07%) Fortinet
20 63 (1.00%) EMC
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £95k plus Car Allowance, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £80000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k + performance bonus+ pension+ healthcare and more.
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: €70-€90k, plus excellent benefits and extensive career progression opp
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago