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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 225 253 243
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.057% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.059% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £90,000 £57,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% +23.65%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
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
5438 6824 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.98% 96.56% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4555 5782 5290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Manchester +36 12 £90,000 +56.52%
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Wealth Management
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) Information Management
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) LINQ
1 4 (23.53%) REST
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
1 4 (23.53%) WCF
1 4 (23.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Information Management
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Wealth Management
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft