The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Consultant
Rank 733 710 684
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 162 178 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 154
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK.

Data Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Consultant over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Data Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
England -29 152 £62,500 +25.00% 27
London +29 94 £65,000 - 18
South East -17 21 £62,500 +28.20% 1
City of London +20 15 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Birmingham -10 11 £80,000 +77.77%
North West -18 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -23 11 £80,000 +68.42% 2
East of England - 10 £80,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £80,000 -
Surrey -7 6 £62,500 -
Manchester -18 5 £40,000 -29.20% 1
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
South Wales - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -16 4 £35,000 -4.10%
Yorkshire -31 4 £35,000 -4.10%
Thames Valley - 4 £65,000 -
Marlow - 4 £35,000 -
Chertsey - 3 £62,500 -
East Midlands -3 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -7 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire -15 2 £56,250 +32.35%
Norfolk - 2 £25,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Norwich - 2 £25,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Bletchley - 2 £47,500 -
Clapham - 2 £28,750 -
Merseyside +9 1 - -

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title.

1 131 (31.34%) Data Management
2 121 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (28.71%) ETL
4 118 (28.23%) SQL
5 104 (24.88%) Analytics
6 98 (23.44%) Big Data
7 93 (22.25%) Oracle
8 91 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
9 90 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (19.62%) Data Quality
11 80 (19.14%) Finance
12 79 (18.90%) SAP
13 76 (18.18%) Data Architecture
14 74 (17.70%) Data Integration
14 74 (17.70%) Master Data Management
15 70 (16.75%) Data Governance
16 64 (15.31%) Migration
16 64 (15.31%) Business Development
17 62 (14.83%) Hadoop
18 61 (14.59%) SAS
19 53 (12.68%) Data Analytics
19 53 (12.68%) Degree
20 50 (11.96%) Telecoms
20 50 (11.96%) Data Migration
21 49 (11.72%) Data Modelling
22 47 (11.24%) SAP MDM
23 45 (10.77%) Informatica
24 44 (10.53%) Project Management
25 43 (10.29%) Data Analysis
26 42 (10.05%) Agile Software Development

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data 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 Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (14.59%) SAS
2 18 (4.31%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.15%) Lync
4 7 (1.67%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.48%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.24%) FileNet
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (9.81%) SPSS
2 32 (7.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.96%) Stata
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) MS Office
5 1 (0.24%) Weka
5 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 47 (11.24%) SAP MDM
2 25 (5.98%) Hyperion Planning
3 24 (5.74%) HFM
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 7 (1.67%) SAP ERP
6 6 (1.44%) OpenWorks
7 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.48%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) LAN
1 10 (2.39%) WAN
1 10 (2.39%) Wireless
1 10 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (0.72%) NAS
2 3 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.24%) Firewall
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (23.44%) Big Data
2 90 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (14.83%) Hadoop
4 41 (9.81%) SAP Data Services
5 38 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 36 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (7.89%) Spotfire
8 32 (7.66%) Essbase
9 31 (7.42%) SQL Server
10 28 (6.70%) Relational Database
11 27 (6.46%) QlikView
12 23 (5.50%) DataStage
13 22 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (5.26%) Apache Hive
14 20 (4.78%) RDBMS
15 18 (4.31%) OLAP
16 17 (4.07%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (3.83%) IBM InfoSphere
18 15 (3.59%) PowerCenter
18 15 (3.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (3.35%) LSMW
2 6 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.24%) ERwin
General
1 80 (19.14%) Finance
2 50 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.81%) Retail
4 27 (6.46%) Legal
5 26 (6.22%) Banking
6 19 (4.55%) Marketing
7 15 (3.59%) Automotive
7 15 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (3.11%) Front Office
9 12 (2.87%) Games
10 10 (2.39%) Back Office
11 9 (2.15%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.44%) Dutch Language
12 6 (1.44%) French Language
12 6 (1.44%) Italian Language
12 6 (1.44%) Norwegian Language
12 6 (1.44%) Spanish Language
13 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.07%) XML
2 9 (2.15%) XMPP
3 7 (1.67%) Java EE
4 6 (1.44%) KML
5 5 (1.20%) ODBC
6 4 (0.96%) Kafka
7 3 (0.72%) .NET
8 2 (0.48%) J2EE
8 2 (0.48%) BAPI
8 2 (0.48%) MDX
8 2 (0.48%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) SOAP
9 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (17.70%) Data Integration
3 29 (6.94%) Visualisation
4 20 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.15%) Economics
6 9 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.91%) Physics
7 8 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.67%) Statistics
8 7 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.67%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.44%) Social Network
9 6 (1.44%) EPoS
10 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.20%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.72%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.72%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.35%) UNIX
2 10 (2.39%) Linux
3 7 (1.67%) Windows
4 2 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.34%) Data Management
2 121 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (28.71%) ETL
4 104 (24.88%) Analytics
5 76 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 74 (17.70%) Master Data Management
7 70 (16.75%) Data Governance
8 64 (15.31%) Migration
8 64 (15.31%) Business Development
9 53 (12.68%) Data Analytics
10 50 (11.96%) Data Migration
11 49 (11.72%) Data Modelling
12 44 (10.53%) Project Management
13 43 (10.29%) Data Analysis
14 42 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (9.81%) MapReduce
16 35 (8.37%) Business Analysis
17 30 (7.18%) Risk Management
18 29 (6.94%) Information Management
19 28 (6.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 118 (28.23%) SQL
2 34 (8.13%) Java
3 15 (3.59%) R
4 13 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.15%) C#
6 8 (1.91%) ABAP
7 7 (1.67%) Python
7 7 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.96%) Scala
10 3 (0.72%) C++
11 2 (0.48%) PHP
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) VB
11 2 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 53 (12.68%) Degree
2 37 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.87%) CCNP
4 12 (2.87%) CCDP
5 11 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.20%) ISEB
8 4 (0.96%) MCSE
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) PhD
9 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.72%) MCTS
9 3 (0.72%) MCITP
9 3 (0.72%) MCSA
10 2 (0.48%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (19.62%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.59%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) MiFID
4 3 (0.72%) Basel III
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) EMIR
5 2 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (2.15%) HDFS
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenServer
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (22.25%) Oracle
2 79 (18.90%) SAP
3 45 (10.77%) Informatica
4 31 (7.42%) Tableau
5 29 (6.94%) IBM
6 28 (6.70%) Hyperion
7 27 (6.46%) Microsoft
8 24 (5.74%) Cognos
9 23 (5.50%) Cisco
10 22 (5.26%) Netezza
11 20 (4.78%) Business Objects
11 20 (4.78%) Cloudera
12 19 (4.55%) HP
12 19 (4.55%) Ab Initio
13 15 (3.59%) MicroStrategy
14 13 (3.11%) Juniper
15 12 (2.87%) Teradata
16 9 (2.15%) Avaya
16 9 (2.15%) Siebel
16 9 (2.15%) Tandberg
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