The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 590 572 591
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 61 87 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 57
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £84,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
Principal 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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +45 8 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.11%) Presales
5 26 (23.21%) Finance
6 23 (20.54%) Business Development
7 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (18.75%) Degree
8 18 (16.07%) Oracle
9 17 (15.18%) Open Source
10 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.50%) Banking
12 14 (12.50%) Java
13 13 (11.61%) SAP
13 13 (11.61%) Analytics
14 12 (10.71%) Office 365
14 12 (10.71%) Big Data
14 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (10.71%) Migration
15 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (9.82%) DevOps
16 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
17 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
17 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (8.04%) TOGAF
17 9 (8.04%) Marketing

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.25%) SAS
2 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Hyperion Planning
1 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.89%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.89%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Office 365
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.89%) PBX
3 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (10.71%) Big Data
2 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.14%) SAP HANA
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.36%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.36%) SAP BW
7 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (4.46%) SAP BI
9 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (3.57%) QlikView
10 3 (2.68%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (2.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) JUnit
1 8 (7.14%) Ranorex
1 8 (7.14%) Selenium
1 8 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.57%) Appium
2 4 (3.57%) Gatling
2 4 (3.57%) JMeter
2 4 (3.57%) The Grinder
3 1 (0.89%) VersionOne
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (8.04%) Marketing
4 8 (7.14%) Games
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Legal
5 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.57%) Publishing
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
7 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (4.46%) Web Services
4 4 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.79%) Java EE
5 2 (1.79%) MDX
5 2 (1.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.46%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.89%) Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) Economics
7 1 (0.89%) EMV
7 1 (0.89%) Equities
7 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
1 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.79%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.11%) Presales
4 23 (20.54%) Business Development
5 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (15.18%) Open Source
7 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.61%) Analytics
9 12 (10.71%) Migration
10 11 (9.82%) DevOps
11 9 (8.04%) CRM
11 9 (8.04%) ETL
11 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.04%) TOGAF
12 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.25%) Data Analytics
13 7 (6.25%) Project Management
13 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
14 6 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (5.36%) Python
3 4 (3.57%) Scala
4 3 (2.68%) C
4 3 (2.68%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) C++
4 3 (2.68%) R
5 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) CISSP
2 9 (8.04%) MCSE
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.25%) ACCA
3 7 (6.25%) CIMA
3 7 (6.25%) MCITP
3 7 (6.25%) SANS
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.46%) GCIH
6 4 (3.57%) CCNP
6 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.68%) CCDP
7 3 (2.68%) CCSE
7 3 (2.68%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.68%) PMP
8 2 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) AirWatch
1 5 (4.46%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) Oracle
3 13 (11.61%) SAP
4 9 (8.04%) IBM
5 8 (7.14%) Tableau
6 7 (6.25%) Cognos
6 7 (6.25%) Informatica
7 6 (5.36%) Hyperion
7 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.46%) FireEye
8 5 (4.46%) Netezza
9 4 (3.57%) Ab Initio
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
9 4 (3.57%) Citrix
9 4 (3.57%) Dell
9 4 (3.57%) MobileIron
9 4 (3.57%) Teradata
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) Juniper
10 3 (2.68%) NetIQ
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