The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.26% 1.63% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.08% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -35.13%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 96 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.20% 78.05% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127 61 66
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Shropshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Telford - 4 - -
Consultant
West Midlands

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) WMI

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft