The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Consultant
Rank 245 238 259
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 8 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £67,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,300 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
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 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
7009 6587 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.42% 94.89% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5631 6429
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -15 5 £67,500 +26.76%
Cheshire -2 3 £80,000 +72.04%
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) GxP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) RFID
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RFID
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GxP
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft