The median annual salary for a Development Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 914 892
Rank change year-on-year +97 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Consultant 35 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.036% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 35
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +31.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Development Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Consultant 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.

Salary trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Consultant over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 35 £47,500 -9.52% 9
London +67 14 £47,500 -7.76% 3
South East +75 13 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Hampshire - 5 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +30 4 £17,000 -58.78%
Leeds +18 4 £17,000 -58.78%
West Yorkshire +15 4 £17,000 -58.78%
Oxford - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
West Midlands +31 2 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Birmingham +23 2 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Kent +18 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +39 1 £65,000 -13.33%
Marlow - 1 £20,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £60,000 -

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Development Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.29%) Business Development
4 21 (35.59%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) SOA
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 13 (22.03%) Java
8 12 (20.34%) XML
8 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.64%) B2B
10 10 (16.95%) SAP
11 9 (15.25%) CRM
11 9 (15.25%) Marketing
11 9 (15.25%) User Experience
11 9 (15.25%) SDLC
12 8 (13.56%) Microservices
12 8 (13.56%) OO
12 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.86%) HP
13 7 (11.86%) IBM
14 6 (10.17%) VMware
14 6 (10.17%) Citrix
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco
14 6 (10.17%) NetApp
14 6 (10.17%) Novell
14 6 (10.17%) MSMQ
14 6 (10.17%) HTML
14 6 (10.17%) SQL

Development Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (3.39%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) IaaS
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Publishing
4 4 (6.78%) Advertising
5 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) MSMQ
3 6 (10.17%) RESTful
3 6 (10.17%) WCF
4 5 (8.47%) HTML5
4 5 (8.47%) jQuery
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
5 4 (6.78%) Flash
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.08%) Node.js
6 3 (5.08%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (5.08%) SAP XI
6 3 (5.08%) SAPUI5
6 3 (5.08%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) JSP
7 2 (3.39%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) e-Health
3 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Business Development
2 16 (27.12%) SOA
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) B2B
5 9 (15.25%) CRM
5 9 (15.25%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) Microservices
6 8 (13.56%) OO
7 6 (10.17%) Online Marketing
7 6 (10.17%) SOLID
7 6 (10.17%) Time Management
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.47%) ERP
9 4 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) ITIL
9 4 (6.78%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) PHP
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) ABAP
6 3 (5.08%) C++
6 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CCIE
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) CIPD
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) SAP
3 7 (11.86%) HP
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) NetApp
4 6 (10.17%) Novell
4 6 (10.17%) Veeam
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (3.39%) CODA
7 1 (1.69%) Epicor
7 1 (1.69%) IFS
7 1 (1.69%) Tableau
7 1 (1.69%) Talend
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