The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South Coast 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 20.00% 6.67% 43.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 7.69% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 20
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South Coast 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
South Coast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South Coast 100.00% 86.67% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 40
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Consultant
Salary Trend in the South Coast

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the South Coast

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Coast 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Coast 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) V-Model
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) HP