The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 24 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 77 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.86% 6.41% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 6.66% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 37
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £20,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £57,500
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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 796 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.03% 96.25% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 637 582 545
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the North East

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North East

Consultant
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Durham +15 38 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Tyne and Wear -29 11 £32,500 -2.25% 9
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 67 (65.69%) SAP
2 56 (54.90%) Manufacturing
3 34 (33.33%) SAP PP
4 31 (30.39%) SAP MM
5 30 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.49%) Logistics
7 25 (24.51%) Waterfall
7 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
8 23 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (20.59%) SAP SCM
10 20 (19.61%) SAP QM
10 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.65%) SAP WM
12 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (15.69%) IBM
14 15 (14.71%) SAS
14 15 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (14.71%) SPSS
14 15 (14.71%) Python
14 15 (14.71%) Cognos
14 15 (14.71%) SAP PM
14 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
14 15 (14.71%) QlikView
14 15 (14.71%) Open Source
14 15 (14.71%) Pentaho
14 15 (14.71%) Visualisation
14 15 (14.71%) R
14 15 (14.71%) Tableau
14 15 (14.71%) Business Analytics

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 15 (14.71%) SAS
2 4 (3.92%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (33.33%) SAP PP
2 31 (30.39%) SAP MM
3 21 (20.59%) SAP SCM
4 20 (19.61%) SAP QM
5 18 (17.65%) SAP WM
6 15 (14.71%) SAP PM
7 9 (8.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (8.82%) SAP CO
7 9 (8.82%) SAP FI
8 8 (7.84%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.98%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.98%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
1 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
1 15 (14.71%) QlikView
1 15 (14.71%) Pentaho
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.86%) Base SAS
4 7 (6.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
General
1 56 (54.90%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
1 1 (0.98%) XML
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Visualisation
2 7 (6.86%) EFT
3 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 26 (25.49%) Logistics
2 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) PRINCE2
3 25 (24.51%) Waterfall
4 23 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (14.71%) Open Source
6 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 15 (14.71%) Business Analytics
6 15 (14.71%) Analytics
7 10 (9.80%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (7.84%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.88%) Project Management
10 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
11 1 (0.98%) Change Management
11 1 (0.98%) Workflow
11 1 (0.98%) CRM
11 1 (0.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) Python
1 15 (14.71%) R
2 8 (7.84%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) MCP
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.98%) XenApp
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) SAP
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) IBM
4 15 (14.71%) Cognos
4 15 (14.71%) Tableau
5 9 (8.82%) Oracle
6 8 (7.84%) Cloudera
6 8 (7.84%) Teradata
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) Sage
8 1 (0.98%) VMware
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