The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 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
Consultant
Rank 54 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 15 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.68% 2.78% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.90% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
546 517 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.67% 95.74% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 382 491 423
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Northampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Northampton

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Manufacturing
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) SEO
5 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
5 6 (17.14%) Google
5 6 (17.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
6 5 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
7 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) SAP
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.71%) Retail
9 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
9 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.71%) Presales
10 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) Mentoring

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
2 12 (34.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (17.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (17.14%) SEO
3 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
4 5 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Presales
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) EAI
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Ruby
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) ABAP
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) Meraki
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.86%) Sage
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.86%) VMware