The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Consultant
Rank 216 209 257
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 34 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 16
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Senior 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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
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%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -8 27 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Cheshire -7 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title.

1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
3 19 (27.54%) Functional Testing
3 19 (27.54%) ISEB
4 17 (24.64%) SAP
5 14 (20.29%) Project Management
6 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.94%) Finance
7 11 (15.94%) Manufacturing
8 9 (13.04%) SAS
8 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 9 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 8 (11.59%) SQL
9 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
10 6 (8.70%) SAP QM
10 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.70%) Windows
10 6 (8.70%) Java
10 6 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.25%) UNIX
11 5 (7.25%) ITIL
12 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.80%) ETL
12 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
12 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) SAS
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.90%) SAP EP
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP QM
2 3 (4.35%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.90%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.90%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.45%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 9 (13.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.90%) OLAP
3 2 (2.90%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Xcode
1 1 (1.45%) LSMW
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium
1 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
1 11 (15.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) J2EE
1 3 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (2.90%) BAPI
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (2.90%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.45%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.45%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.45%) EDI
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) EJB
3 1 (1.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
2 19 (27.54%) Functional Testing
3 14 (20.29%) Project Management
4 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) ETL
7 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.80%) Information Management
7 4 (5.80%) IT Governance
7 4 (5.80%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analytics
7 4 (5.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) ABAP
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) ISEB
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 4 (5.80%) PCI QSA
3 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CISA
4 3 (4.35%) CISM
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) SAP
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) Teradata
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.90%) Veritas
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) Siebel
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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