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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3355 3158 4146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.07% 7.03% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 7.51% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2727 2550 3443
Average salary £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
City of London 0 654 £57,500 - 166
Hounslow -7 18 £77,500 +34.78%
Uxbridge +14 14 £52,500 +6.59% 2
Bromley -16 11 £40,000 +8.47% 2
Erith - 8 £37,500 - 1
Paddington - 8 - -
Hammersmith - 8 £59,000 -
Harrow -6 7 £40,000 +68.42% 1
Wembley 0 6 £65,000 +44.44%
Canary Wharf +7 5 £52,500 -25.00%
Enfield +1 4 £33,750 -37.50% 2
Hayes -4 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Croydon -19 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
Barnet - 4 £65,000 -
Twickenham +4 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Southwark -7 3 £50,000 -31.03%
Chiswick -8 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Teddington - 3 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Beckenham - 3 - -
Westminster -8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Docklands, London -10 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Brentford -6 1 £62,500 +56.25%
Upminster -9 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £40,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2314 (33.11%) Finance
2 1353 (19.36%) Oracle
3 1330 (19.03%) Degree
4 1240 (17.74%) SAP
5 1022 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 965 (13.81%) SQL
7 957 (13.69%) Project Management
8 860 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
9 817 (11.69%) Java
10 615 (8.80%) Analytics
11 560 (8.01%) Banking
12 557 (7.97%) SQL Server
13 523 (7.48%) MS Excel
14 516 (7.38%) CRM
15 515 (7.37%) Windows
16 496 (7.10%) .NET
17 493 (7.05%) Retail
18 467 (6.68%) Marketing
19 463 (6.63%) Telecoms
20 460 (6.58%) Business Development
21 422 (6.04%) HTML
22 394 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
23 382 (5.47%) Computer Science
24 378 (5.41%) Risk Management
25 372 (5.32%) C#
26 356 (5.09%) QA
27 353 (5.05%) XML
28 352 (5.04%) Business Analysis
29 348 (4.98%) JavaScript
30 326 (4.67%) Change Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 317 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 245 (3.51%) SAS
3 131 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 103 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 100 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 99 (1.42%) Lync
7 94 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 91 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 87 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 81 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 80 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 79 (1.13%) CMS
13 75 (1.07%) IIS
14 74 (1.06%) Apache
15 73 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 65 (0.93%) NetWeaver
17 40 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
18 33 (0.47%) Documentum
19 32 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 31 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 523 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 196 (2.80%) MS Office
3 133 (1.90%) SPSS
4 68 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 63 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.33%) MS Project
7 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.13%) Stata
9 9 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.086%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.057%) NASTRAN
12 4 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.057%) Vensim
13 3 (0.043%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.043%) Weka
14 2 (0.029%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 283 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 234 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 199 (2.85%) SAP FI
4 198 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 198 (2.83%) SAP CO
5 130 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 129 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 129 (1.85%) SAP SD
7 127 (1.82%) SAP MM
8 126 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
8 126 (1.80%) SAP BPC
9 125 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
10 121 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
11 96 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
12 94 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
13 88 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
14 80 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
15 79 (1.13%) SAP PP
16 73 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
17 65 (0.93%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.05%) SaaS
2 92 (1.32%) Office 365
3 76 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 48 (0.69%) PaaS
6 38 (0.54%) Force.com
7 33 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
8 23 (0.33%) IaaS
9 15 (0.21%) Taleo
10 13 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.086%) Heroku
13 5 (0.072%) Joyent
14 4 (0.057%) CheetahMail
14 4 (0.057%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.057%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.029%) GitHub
16 1 (0.014%) Engine Yard
16 1 (0.014%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 200 (2.86%) Firewall
2 132 (1.89%) Internet
3 126 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 115 (1.65%) SAN
5 91 (1.30%) WAN
6 83 (1.19%) DNS
7 82 (1.17%) Unified Communications
8 79 (1.13%) LAN
9 78 (1.12%) Network Security
10 67 (0.96%) HTTP
11 60 (0.86%) VPN
12 55 (0.79%) DHCP
13 52 (0.74%) Wireless
14 47 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (0.60%) MPLS
16 40 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (0.53%) VoIP
18 34 (0.49%) Ethernet
19 31 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
20 27 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 295 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 221 (3.16%) Big Data
4 194 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 192 (2.75%) QlikView
6 185 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 174 (2.49%) Oracle Database
8 173 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 161 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 151 (2.16%) SAP BW
11 129 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 115 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
12 115 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 106 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 101 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 100 (1.43%) SAP BI
16 93 (1.33%) Spotfire
17 91 (1.30%) Essbase
18 90 (1.29%) SAP HANA
19 85 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 67 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 65 (0.93%) LoadRunner
4 49 (0.70%) Selenium
5 41 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 37 (0.53%) Axure RP
7 36 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 30 (0.43%) JUnit
9 29 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 28 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 28 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (0.39%) Xcode
12 23 (0.33%) Maven
13 22 (0.31%) WebDriver
13 22 (0.31%) Toad
14 19 (0.27%) JMeter
15 18 (0.26%) Subversion
15 18 (0.26%) Introscope
15 18 (0.26%) Ant
16 17 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 2314 (33.11%) Finance
2 560 (8.01%) Banking
3 493 (7.05%) Retail
4 467 (6.68%) Marketing
5 463 (6.63%) Telecoms
6 309 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 156 (2.23%) Advertising
8 154 (2.20%) Legal
9 121 (1.73%) Billing
10 107 (1.53%) Back Office
11 100 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 95 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 89 (1.27%) Front Office
14 88 (1.26%) German Language
15 74 (1.06%) Games
16 72 (1.03%) French Language
17 65 (0.93%) Retail Banking
17 65 (0.93%) General Ledger
18 57 (0.82%) Law
19 50 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (7.10%) .NET
2 422 (6.04%) HTML
3 353 (5.05%) XML
4 298 (4.26%) CSS
5 265 (3.79%) Web Services
6 167 (2.39%) J2EE
7 136 (1.95%) SOAP
8 121 (1.73%) HTML5
9 118 (1.69%) Spring
10 114 (1.63%) ASP.NET
11 94 (1.35%) Middleware
12 86 (1.23%) XSLT
13 76 (1.09%) jQuery
14 72 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
14 72 (1.03%) REST
15 71 (1.02%) Ajax
16 56 (0.80%) .NET Framework
17 55 (0.79%) Java EE
18 53 (0.76%) CSS3
19 50 (0.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 382 (5.47%) Computer Science
2 229 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 165 (2.36%) Mathematics
4 149 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 103 (1.47%) Social Media
6 97 (1.39%) Open Source
7 89 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 87 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 81 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 81 (1.16%) FMCG
10 67 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 62 (0.89%) Economics
12 59 (0.84%) Derivative
12 59 (0.84%) Life Science
13 55 (0.79%) Statistics
14 45 (0.64%) Clustering
15 44 (0.63%) GIS
16 42 (0.60%) Fixed Income
16 42 (0.60%) Equities
17 38 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 515 (7.37%) Windows
2 235 (3.36%) Linux
3 230 (3.29%) UNIX
4 105 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (0.86%) Android
8 49 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 44 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 27 (0.39%) Solaris
10 27 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.19%) CentOS
12 13 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (0.14%) Debian
15 7 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.086%) AIX
16 6 (0.086%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (13.69%) Project Management
2 860 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
3 615 (8.80%) Analytics
4 516 (7.38%) CRM
5 460 (6.58%) Business Development
6 394 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 378 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 352 (5.04%) Business Analysis
9 326 (4.67%) Change Management
10 297 (4.25%) ERP
11 279 (3.99%) ITIL
12 272 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
13 260 (3.72%) Data Modelling
13 260 (3.72%) ETL
14 258 (3.69%) Data Management
15 257 (3.68%) Migration
15 257 (3.68%) Information Security
16 251 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 250 (3.58%) PRINCE2
18 237 (3.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 965 (13.81%) SQL
2 817 (11.69%) Java
3 372 (5.32%) C#
4 348 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 146 (2.09%) C
6 145 (2.07%) ABAP
7 138 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 135 (1.93%) PHP
9 128 (1.83%) C++
10 125 (1.79%) Python
11 72 (1.03%) R
12 69 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 56 (0.80%) VB
14 53 (0.76%) Perl
14 53 (0.76%) Ruby
15 50 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 48 (0.69%) VBA
17 47 (0.67%) MATLAB
18 46 (0.66%) Shell Script
19 34 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1330 (19.03%) Degree
2 288 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 158 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 155 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 153 (2.19%) CISSP
6 150 (2.15%) ISEB
7 137 (1.96%) ACCA
8 136 (1.95%) CIMA
9 130 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 113 (1.62%) CCNP
11 89 (1.27%) MCSE
12 79 (1.13%) MCITP
13 72 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 71 (1.02%) CISM
15 67 (0.96%) MBA
16 61 (0.87%) CCNA
17 55 (0.79%) SAP Certification
18 54 (0.77%) CISA
18 54 (0.77%) CCIE
19 53 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (5.09%) QA
2 140 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 71 (1.02%) SLA
4 71 (1.02%) COBIT
5 67 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.33%) HL7
9 21 (0.30%) EMIR
10 17 (0.24%) MiFID
11 15 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.14%) Basel II
13 9 (0.13%) TickIT
14 8 (0.11%) CRD IV
15 7 (0.10%) Basel III
16 6 (0.086%) FATCA
17 5 (0.072%) GxP
17 5 (0.072%) IAS 39
17 5 (0.072%) P3O
System Software
1 189 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 105 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 66 (0.94%) XenApp
5 62 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 56 (0.80%) vSphere
7 36 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 33 (0.47%) XenServer
9 29 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.16%) KVM
13 10 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.13%) UAG
15 8 (0.11%) vCloud
16 7 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
17 6 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
17 6 (0.086%) ISA Server
18 5 (0.072%) Varnish
19 4 (0.057%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 113 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (0.72%) SCCM
3 32 (0.46%) SCOM
4 23 (0.33%) SCVMM
5 22 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 18 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (0.26%) Puppet
8 16 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
9 15 (0.21%) MOM
9 15 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.21%) SCSM
10 12 (0.17%) XenMobile
11 11 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.13%) Nagios
12 9 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 8 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (0.10%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1353 (19.36%) Oracle
2 1240 (17.74%) SAP
3 1022 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 281 (4.02%) Cisco
5 257 (3.68%) HP
6 252 (3.61%) IBM
7 231 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
8 223 (3.19%) Business Objects
9 211 (3.02%) VMware
10 165 (2.36%) Cognos
11 143 (2.05%) Citrix
12 141 (2.02%) Informatica
13 131 (1.87%) Hyperion
14 126 (1.80%) Tableau
15 117 (1.67%) Adobe
16 111 (1.59%) Siebel
17 84 (1.20%) JBoss
18 79 (1.13%) Juniper
19 74 (1.06%) EMC
20 73 (1.04%) CheckPoint
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £60k OTE £75k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 8 hours ago