The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank 906 898 883
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Consultant 37 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.034% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 28
Average salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Development Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Consultant over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Development Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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 +2 29 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Yorkshire +18 10 £30,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £30,000 -
London -3 8 £54,500 +14.73% 2
Scotland +13 7 £37,500 -
Leeds - 7 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +9 5 £37,500 -
City of London +59 4 £75,000 -
Surrey +9 4 - -
South East -2 4 - -
Camberley - 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 £60,000 -
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £56,250 -
South West - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £51,750 -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Newport - 1 £59,500 -
South Wales - 1 £59,500 -
Wales - 1 £59,500 -

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) Business Development
3 20 (28.57%) .NET
4 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (24.29%) Java
6 16 (22.86%) C#
6 16 (22.86%) Oracle
7 15 (21.43%) Presales
8 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (18.57%) Degree
9 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) Marketing
11 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
11 10 (14.29%) CRM
12 9 (12.86%) TDD
12 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 8 (11.43%) HTML
13 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (8.57%) Scrum
15 6 (8.57%) ERP
15 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
15 6 (8.57%) Web Development

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Node.js
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Calabash
4 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Hudson
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.71%) Billing
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Games
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Local Government
7 1 (1.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.14%) CSS
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.71%) Spring
5 4 (5.71%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.29%) Ext JS
6 3 (4.29%) HTML5
6 3 (4.29%) JRuby
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) REST
6 3 (4.29%) Spring Integration
6 3 (4.29%) WCF
6 3 (4.29%) WPF
7 2 (2.86%) Java EE
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Blog
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.29%) Physics
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) DataPower
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Business Development
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Presales
4 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 9 (12.86%) TDD
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.57%) ERP
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) Web Development
8 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
8 5 (7.14%) Open Source
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) MVC
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
10 3 (4.29%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Coaching
10 3 (4.29%) Microservices
10 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.71%) C++
6 3 (4.29%) Groovy
6 3 (4.29%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCITP
2 1 (1.43%) MCTS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) COSHH
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.43%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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