The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 36 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 346 342 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.89% 5.23% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 5.40% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 240 248 320
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 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5725 6333 6891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.86% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5164 5535
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 £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +11 277 £47,000 +4.44% 23
Cheshire -1 21 £46,250 +2.77% 15
Lancashire +18 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Merseyside -26 6 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Cumbria - 1 £65,000 - 1
Consultant
England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North West region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 194 (32.12%) SAP
2 146 (24.17%) Finance
3 131 (21.69%) Manufacturing
4 118 (19.54%) Microsoft
5 75 (12.42%) Degree
6 74 (12.25%) Logistics
6 74 (12.25%) Project Management
7 71 (11.75%) Retail
8 70 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (11.09%) Presales
10 66 (10.93%) MS Excel
11 62 (10.26%) .NET
12 60 (9.93%) Java
13 56 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 54 (8.94%) Oracle
14 54 (8.94%) SAP PP
15 50 (8.28%) Publishing
15 50 (8.28%) SQL Server
15 50 (8.28%) ABAP
15 50 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (8.11%) Migration
17 48 (7.95%) SAP MM
18 43 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 43 (7.12%) Windows
19 42 (6.95%) EDI
20 40 (6.62%) SQL
21 39 (6.46%) C#
21 39 (6.46%) CISSP
21 39 (6.46%) Integration Testing
22 38 (6.29%) Agile Software Development

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
1 15 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 13 (2.15%) SAS
2 13 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (1.99%) IIS
4 11 (1.82%) NetWeaver
4 11 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
5 10 (1.66%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.32%) Drupal
6 8 (1.32%) GeoServer
7 6 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.33%) Apache
11 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (3.81%) MS Office
4 4 (0.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) CATIA
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (8.94%) SAP PP
2 48 (7.95%) SAP MM
3 36 (5.96%) SAP SD
4 35 (5.79%) SAP CO
4 35 (5.79%) SAP FI
4 35 (5.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 25 (4.14%) SAP WM
6 23 (3.81%) SAP QM
7 19 (3.15%) SAP MDM
8 18 (2.98%) SAP EHS
9 12 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (1.82%) SAP Business One
10 11 (1.82%) SAP MII
10 11 (1.82%) SAP SCM
11 9 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (1.32%) SAP PM
12 8 (1.32%) WebTrends
13 7 (1.16%) SAP BPC
14 6 (0.99%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (3.31%) SaaS
2 18 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.82%) Office 365
4 9 (1.49%) AdWords
5 8 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.32%) Google Tag Manager
5 8 (1.32%) IaaS
6 5 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.66%) PaaS
8 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.14%) Network Security
2 15 (2.48%) Broadband
3 14 (2.32%) SSL
4 11 (1.82%) Internet
5 10 (1.66%) ADSL
6 9 (1.49%) Firewall
7 8 (1.32%) WAN
7 8 (1.32%) Wireless
8 6 (0.99%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.99%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.83%) MPLS
9 5 (0.83%) SAN
9 5 (0.83%) VLAN
10 4 (0.66%) DNS
10 4 (0.66%) LAN
10 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.50%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.50%) LDAP
11 3 (0.50%) OSPF
11 3 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.99%) MySQL
6 11 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.82%) DB2
6 11 (1.82%) GIS
6 11 (1.82%) SAP HANA
7 10 (1.66%) QlikView
7 10 (1.66%) SAP BW
7 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.16%) Big Data
9 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 4 (0.66%) DataStage
11 4 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.66%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (3.97%) LSMW
2 13 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.99%) Ant
4 6 (0.99%) Selenium
5 5 (0.83%) JUnit
5 5 (0.83%) Ranorex
5 5 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.66%) sqlmap
7 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.33%) JIRA
8 2 (0.33%) NUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
9 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 146 (24.17%) Finance
2 131 (21.69%) Manufacturing
3 71 (11.75%) Retail
4 50 (8.28%) Publishing
5 26 (4.30%) Banking
6 22 (3.64%) Billing
7 17 (2.81%) Advertising
8 13 (2.15%) Marketing
9 12 (1.99%) Law
10 10 (1.66%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.49%) Games
11 9 (1.49%) Legal
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
12 5 (0.83%) Front Office
12 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.26%) .NET
2 42 (6.95%) EDI
3 26 (4.30%) CSS
3 26 (4.30%) HTML
4 20 (3.31%) XML
5 19 (3.15%) jQuery
6 17 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.65%) Web Services
8 14 (2.32%) J2EE
8 14 (2.32%) Middleware
9 12 (1.99%) SAP XI
10 11 (1.82%) Ajax
10 11 (1.82%) BAPI
10 11 (1.82%) SAP ALE
10 11 (1.82%) SAP Basis
10 11 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
10 11 (1.82%) SAP Smart Forms
10 11 (1.82%) SAPUI5
11 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.64%) iPad
3 21 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.15%) FMCG
5 13 (2.15%) Blog
5 13 (2.15%) Clustering
6 11 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (1.32%) Replication
7 8 (1.32%) Social Media
8 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.99%) SCADA
9 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.83%) TRADACOMS
10 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.50%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.12%) Windows
2 23 (3.81%) Linux
3 21 (3.48%) Unix
4 12 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.83%) Android
6 5 (0.83%) Solaris
7 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.50%) AIX
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (12.25%) Logistics
1 74 (12.25%) Project Management
2 70 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (11.09%) Presales
4 56 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 49 (8.11%) Migration
6 39 (6.46%) Integration Testing
7 38 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (6.13%) Mentoring
9 34 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 33 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 32 (5.30%) Analytics
11 32 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (5.13%) Change Management
13 29 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (4.80%) ITIL
14 27 (4.47%) Information Security
15 25 (4.14%) ERP
16 23 (3.81%) GAP Analysis
17 22 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.93%) Java
2 50 (8.28%) ABAP
3 40 (6.62%) SQL
4 39 (6.46%) C#
5 24 (3.97%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.64%) PHP
7 13 (2.15%) C++
8 12 (1.99%) Objective-C
8 12 (1.99%) Python
8 12 (1.99%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.82%) Jython
9 11 (1.82%) SAPscript
10 9 (1.49%) ActionScript
10 9 (1.49%) Perl
10 9 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.32%) Ruby
12 6 (0.99%) C
12 6 (0.99%) Scala
12 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (12.42%) Degree
2 39 (6.46%) CISSP
3 23 (3.81%) CISM
4 19 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.48%) PCI QSA
6 13 (2.15%) CISA
7 12 (1.99%) CHECK Team Leader
7 12 (1.99%) CREST Certified
7 12 (1.99%) Cyber Scheme
7 12 (1.99%) GSNA
7 12 (1.99%) Tigerscheme
8 11 (1.82%) IISP
9 10 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.32%) CCNP
10 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.99%) CEH
12 6 (0.99%) VCAP
13 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 26 (4.30%) QA
4 13 (2.15%) SLA
5 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) RMADS
7 1 (0.17%) GAAP
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 13 (2.15%) Docker
2 10 (1.66%) vSphere
3 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.32%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.16%) XenApp
5 6 (0.99%) vCloud
6 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.83%) XenServer
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) NDS
8 1 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (2.65%) Puppet
2 13 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (1.66%) QRadar
4 6 (0.99%) vRealize
5 5 (0.83%) Nessus
5 5 (0.83%) Nmap
5 5 (0.83%) SCCM
6 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.33%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 194 (32.12%) SAP
2 118 (19.54%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.94%) Oracle
4 24 (3.97%) Cisco
4 24 (3.97%) VMware
5 17 (2.81%) HP
6 12 (1.99%) Citrix
7 11 (1.82%) ArcSight
7 11 (1.82%) Splunk
8 10 (1.66%) Google
9 9 (1.49%) ESRI
9 9 (1.49%) Sage
10 8 (1.32%) Juniper
10 8 (1.32%) Tableau
10 8 (1.32%) Tealium
11 6 (0.99%) IBM
11 6 (0.99%) Informatica
11 6 (0.99%) Wonderware
12 5 (0.83%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
Cumbria
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £10000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £60,000 - 80,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-t
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Medical, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car, Certified Training, Overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Certification and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago