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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 210 234 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.15% 7.05% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 7.31% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 170 179 239
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,700 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3333 3202 3743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.57% 96.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2872 2617 3061
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 4 £19,500 -
Wigan - 4 £25,000 -
Altrincham +14 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 98 (24.08%) Finance
2 79 (19.41%) SAP
3 72 (17.69%) Microsoft
4 71 (17.44%) Project Management
5 67 (16.46%) Degree
6 59 (14.50%) Manufacturing
7 53 (13.02%) Java
8 50 (12.29%) Oracle
8 50 (12.29%) Presales
9 47 (11.55%) .NET
10 41 (10.07%) MS Excel
10 41 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
12 34 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (8.35%) Logistics
13 33 (8.11%) SQL
14 32 (7.86%) Information Security
15 31 (7.62%) Retail
16 30 (7.37%) ERP
17 29 (7.13%) Windows
17 29 (7.13%) Mentoring
18 28 (6.88%) C#
18 28 (6.88%) Migration
19 26 (6.39%) Change Management
20 25 (6.14%) SAP MM
20 25 (6.14%) HTML
21 24 (5.90%) ITIL
21 24 (5.90%) Analytics
22 23 (5.65%) JavaScript

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 14 (3.44%) IIS
2 11 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.21%) GeoServer
5 8 (1.97%) Drupal
5 8 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.72%) SAS
6 7 (1.72%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.74%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.16%) MS Office
2 21 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) CATIA
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (6.14%) SAP MM
2 19 (4.67%) SAP PP
3 17 (4.18%) SAP CO
3 17 (4.18%) SAP FI
3 17 (4.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (4.18%) SAP SD
4 15 (3.69%) SAP WM
5 11 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (2.21%) SAP MDM
7 9 (2.21%) SAP QM
8 8 (1.97%) WebTrends
9 7 (1.72%) SAP EHS
10 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (1.47%) SAP Business One
10 6 (1.47%) SAP GRC
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (3.69%) SaaS
2 9 (2.21%) AdWords
3 8 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.97%) Google Tag Manager
3 8 (1.97%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.65%) Network Security
2 10 (2.46%) Firewall
3 9 (2.21%) ADSL
3 9 (2.21%) Internet
3 9 (2.21%) SSL
3 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.72%) DNS
4 7 (1.72%) FTP
4 7 (1.72%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.23%) LAN
5 5 (1.23%) MPLS
5 5 (1.23%) VLAN
5 5 (1.23%) WAN
5 5 (1.23%) Wireless
6 4 (0.98%) BGP
6 4 (0.98%) Broadband
6 4 (0.98%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.98%) OSPF
7 3 (0.74%) LDAP
7 3 (0.74%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.21%) GIS
6 9 (2.21%) MySQL
7 8 (1.97%) SAP HANA
8 7 (1.72%) QlikView
9 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.98%) Power BI
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.49%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.49%) DataStage
12 2 (0.49%) Essbase
12 2 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Selenium
2 8 (1.97%) LSMW
3 7 (1.72%) JUnit
3 7 (1.72%) Ranorex
3 7 (1.72%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.47%) Ant
4 6 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.74%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.49%) JIRA
7 2 (0.49%) NUnit
7 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.25%) JMeter
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) MorphX
8 1 (0.25%) Toad
8 1 (0.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 98 (24.08%) Finance
2 59 (14.50%) Manufacturing
3 31 (7.62%) Retail
4 20 (4.91%) Publishing
5 18 (4.42%) Banking
6 17 (4.18%) Law
7 16 (3.93%) Billing
8 11 (2.70%) Local Government
9 10 (2.46%) Marketing
10 9 (2.21%) Advertising
10 9 (2.21%) Games
10 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.47%) Back Office
11 6 (1.47%) Legal
12 4 (0.98%) Front Office
13 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.49%) French Language
13 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.55%) .NET
2 25 (6.14%) HTML
3 18 (4.42%) CSS
4 16 (3.93%) EDI
5 15 (3.69%) XML
6 13 (3.19%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.70%) J2EE
8 10 (2.46%) Ajax
8 10 (2.46%) jQuery
9 9 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.47%) Middleware
12 5 (1.23%) WCF
13 4 (0.98%) EDIFACT
13 4 (0.98%) LINQ
13 4 (0.98%) REST
13 4 (0.98%) Web Services
13 4 (0.98%) WPF
13 4 (0.98%) XMPP
14 3 (0.74%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.93%) iPad
4 12 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.46%) Replication
7 9 (2.21%) Blog
8 7 (1.72%) FMCG
9 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.23%) Social Media
10 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.98%) LIMS
10 4 (0.98%) TRADACOMS
11 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.49%) IVR
11 2 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.13%) Windows
2 21 (5.16%) Linux
3 9 (2.21%) Unix
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (1.23%) Solaris
5 4 (0.98%) Android
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.44%) Project Management
2 50 (12.29%) Presales
3 41 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (8.35%) Logistics
4 34 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (7.86%) Information Security
6 30 (7.37%) ERP
7 29 (7.13%) Mentoring
8 28 (6.88%) Migration
9 26 (6.39%) Change Management
10 24 (5.90%) Analytics
10 24 (5.90%) ITIL
11 21 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.16%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (4.42%) Business Development
12 18 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.93%) Integration Testing
14 15 (3.69%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.02%) Java
2 33 (8.11%) SQL
3 28 (6.88%) C#
4 23 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.42%) PHP
6 15 (3.69%) ABAP
7 14 (3.44%) C++
8 12 (2.95%) Python
9 11 (2.70%) Perl
9 11 (2.70%) Scala
10 9 (2.21%) ActionScript
10 9 (2.21%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.21%) RPG
10 9 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.47%) Jython
11 6 (1.47%) Ruby
12 5 (1.23%) C
12 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.74%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (16.46%) Degree
2 21 (5.16%) CISSP
3 20 (4.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.70%) CREST Certified
4 11 (2.70%) IISP
5 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.21%) CHECK Team Leader
6 9 (2.21%) Cyber Scheme
6 9 (2.21%) MCSE
6 9 (2.21%) Tigerscheme
7 7 (1.72%) MCSA
8 6 (1.47%) CCNP
8 6 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.47%) CISM
9 5 (1.23%) CEH
9 5 (1.23%) PCI QSA
10 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.74%) GSNA
11 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.18%) QA
4 6 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.47%) Docker
2 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.23%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.74%) vCloud
4 3 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) NDS
6 1 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) Puppet
1 11 (2.70%) QRadar
2 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.23%) Nessus
3 5 (1.23%) Nmap
4 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (0.74%) vRealize
5 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.49%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 79 (19.41%) SAP
2 72 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.29%) Oracle
4 13 (3.19%) HP
5 12 (2.95%) Cisco
6 11 (2.70%) ArcSight
6 11 (2.70%) Splunk
6 11 (2.70%) VMware
7 9 (2.21%) ESRI
7 9 (2.21%) Google
8 8 (1.97%) Tableau
8 8 (1.97%) Tealium
9 6 (1.47%) Citrix
10 5 (1.23%) Juniper
10 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.98%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.74%) Dell
12 3 (0.74%) Ipanema Technologies
12 3 (0.74%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.74%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Car, Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Expedio Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + PMI, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £47,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Palm Mason
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension, Holiday, Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago