The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 49 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 196 225 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.16% 5.83% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 6.02% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 142 149 228
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Consultant
North 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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3687 3736 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.76% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 3098 3246
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -16 5 £19,500 -66.37%
Stockport -4 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Altrincham +3 2 £42,500 -1.73%
Sale -8 2 £23,750 +25.00%
Wigan - 2 £25,000 -
Bolton -7 1 £43,000 +56.36%
Cheadle - 1 £20,000 -
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 156 (34.06%) SAP
2 119 (25.98%) Finance
3 118 (25.76%) Manufacturing
4 80 (17.47%) Microsoft
5 77 (16.81%) Retail
6 61 (13.32%) ABAP
7 60 (13.10%) Degree
8 59 (12.88%) Logistics
9 57 (12.45%) Project Management
10 56 (12.23%) Oracle
11 54 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (11.35%) Publishing
13 51 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (10.48%) Java
16 44 (9.61%) SQL Server
16 44 (9.61%) SAP MM
16 44 (9.61%) Presales
17 43 (9.39%) EDI
18 42 (9.17%) MS Excel
19 41 (8.95%) Migration
19 41 (8.95%) Integration Testing
20 39 (8.52%) SAP FI/CO
20 39 (8.52%) SAP CO
20 39 (8.52%) SAP FI
20 39 (8.52%) Mentoring
21 38 (8.30%) SAP PP
21 38 (8.30%) .NET
22 37 (8.08%) SAP SD
23 36 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27001

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.80%) IIS
2 14 (3.06%) SAS
3 12 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (2.40%) NetWeaver
4 11 (2.40%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.87%) Drupal
6 4 (0.87%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.22%) JBoss
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.28%) MS Office
4 6 (1.31%) SPSS
5 3 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (9.61%) SAP MM
2 39 (8.52%) SAP CO
2 39 (8.52%) SAP FI
2 39 (8.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 38 (8.30%) SAP PP
4 37 (8.08%) SAP SD
5 34 (7.42%) SAP QM
6 23 (5.02%) SAP EHS
7 20 (4.37%) SAP WM
8 18 (3.93%) SAP MDM
9 14 (3.06%) SAP MII
10 11 (2.40%) SAP PM
11 8 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (1.09%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.87%) HFM
14 4 (0.87%) Sage X3
14 4 (0.87%) Sonata
15 3 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.06%) SaaS
2 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.31%) AdWords
3 6 (1.31%) Office 365
4 5 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.09%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.21%) Network Security
2 16 (3.49%) Broadband
3 12 (2.62%) Internet
4 11 (2.40%) ADSL
4 11 (2.40%) SSL
5 7 (1.53%) LDAP
6 5 (1.09%) DNS
7 4 (0.87%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.66%) Firewall
8 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.44%) FTP
9 2 (0.44%) LAN
9 2 (0.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.44%) WAN
9 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.22%) CTI
10 1 (0.22%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.64%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.71%) QlikView
5 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.40%) DB2
7 8 (1.75%) DataStage
7 8 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.75%) Spotfire
8 7 (1.53%) Big Data
8 7 (1.53%) GIS
8 7 (1.53%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (1.31%) Power BI
10 5 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.87%) MySQL
11 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.11%) LSMW
2 13 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.40%) Ant
4 5 (1.09%) JUnit
4 5 (1.09%) Selenium
5 4 (0.87%) sqlmap
6 3 (0.66%) Ranorex
6 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Appium
8 1 (0.22%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Gatling
8 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.22%) MorphX
8 1 (0.22%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 119 (25.98%) Finance
2 118 (25.76%) Manufacturing
3 77 (16.81%) Retail
4 52 (11.35%) Publishing
5 23 (5.02%) Banking
6 19 (4.15%) Billing
7 15 (3.28%) Law
8 12 (2.62%) General Ledger
9 10 (2.18%) Marketing
10 8 (1.75%) Advertising
11 7 (1.53%) Games
12 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.87%) Local Government
14 3 (0.66%) Legal
15 2 (0.44%) Automotive
15 2 (0.44%) Back Office
15 2 (0.44%) Electronics
15 2 (0.44%) Front Office
15 2 (0.44%) German Language
16 1 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.39%) EDI
2 38 (8.30%) .NET
3 18 (3.93%) CSS
3 18 (3.93%) HTML
4 14 (3.06%) BAPI
4 14 (3.06%) SAP ALE
4 14 (3.06%) SAP Fiori
4 14 (3.06%) SAP Smart Forms
4 14 (3.06%) SAPUI5
5 13 (2.84%) XML
6 12 (2.62%) Middleware
7 11 (2.40%) jQuery
7 11 (2.40%) SAP Basis
8 10 (2.18%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.18%) SAP XI
9 8 (1.75%) Web Services
10 7 (1.53%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.53%) RESTful
11 6 (1.31%) Ajax
11 6 (1.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.33%) FMCG
3 22 (4.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (3.28%) Clustering
5 14 (3.06%) Blog
5 14 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.40%) iPad
7 6 (1.31%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.09%) Replication
8 5 (1.09%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.68%) Windows
2 23 (5.02%) Unix
3 17 (3.71%) Linux
4 12 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (1.53%) Solaris
7 4 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (12.88%) Logistics
2 57 (12.45%) Project Management
3 51 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 44 (9.61%) Presales
6 41 (8.95%) Integration Testing
6 41 (8.95%) Migration
7 39 (8.52%) Mentoring
8 36 (7.86%) Data Migration
9 35 (7.64%) GAP Analysis
10 33 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (6.33%) Analytics
12 27 (5.90%) Change Management
12 27 (5.90%) Information Security
12 27 (5.90%) ITIL
13 26 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (5.46%) SAP Implementation
15 24 (5.24%) Performance Management
16 23 (5.02%) Security Architecture
17 22 (4.80%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.32%) ABAP
2 48 (10.48%) Java
3 35 (7.64%) SQL
4 23 (5.02%) C#
5 20 (4.37%) PHP
6 17 (3.71%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.06%) SAPscript
8 13 (2.84%) C++
9 12 (2.62%) Objective-C
9 12 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.40%) Jython
11 9 (1.97%) Python
12 8 (1.75%) Perl
13 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.09%) C
15 4 (0.87%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.87%) Scala
16 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (13.10%) Degree
2 35 (7.64%) CISSP
3 22 (4.80%) IISP
4 15 (3.28%) CISM
5 14 (3.06%) CREST Certified
6 13 (2.84%) CHECK Team Leader
6 13 (2.84%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.84%) Tigerscheme
7 12 (2.62%) Cyber Scheme
8 10 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.97%) PCI QSA
10 7 (1.53%) CISA
10 7 (1.53%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.31%) GSNA
11 6 (1.31%) OSCE
11 6 (1.31%) OSCP
12 5 (1.09%) ACCA
13 4 (0.87%) CEH
13 4 (0.87%) VCAP
13 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (6.55%) PCI DSS
3 25 (5.46%) QA
4 21 (4.59%) SLA
5 6 (1.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.40%) Docker
2 6 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.31%) vSphere
3 4 (0.87%) vCloud
3 4 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) XenApp
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.93%) Puppet
2 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.18%) QRadar
4 7 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.87%) Nessus
5 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.87%) Nmap
5 4 (0.87%) vRealize
6 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 156 (34.06%) SAP
2 80 (17.47%) Microsoft
3 56 (12.23%) Oracle
4 22 (4.80%) ArcSight
4 22 (4.80%) Splunk
5 13 (2.84%) VMware
6 11 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.97%) HP
7 9 (1.97%) Informatica
8 8 (1.75%) Ab Initio
8 8 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.53%) Google
9 7 (1.53%) Hitachi
9 7 (1.53%) Tableau
10 6 (1.31%) Sage
11 5 (1.09%) ESRI
11 5 (1.09%) Tealium
12 4 (0.87%) FNZ
12 4 (0.87%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.87%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Medical, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Talent
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefit pacakge + Car Allowence
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Fresh Perspective
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonuses + Commission + Car Allowance + Tra
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Pro-Quest
Salary: 18000-50000 Per Annum + Training + Commission + Benefits + Career
Posted: 12 days ago