The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Consultant
Rank 764 781 790
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 140 90 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 99 72 101
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Junior Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Consultant over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Junior Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior 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 Junior Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
England +30 132 £32,000 +4.06% 8
London +24 68 £33,250 +2.30% 5
South East -12 25 £32,500 +8.33%
South West -10 11 £27,000 +74.19%
North West -20 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £27,000 -
Berkshire -3 7 £38,250 +24.39%
Swindon - 7 £27,000 -
Hampshire -5 6 £38,000 +38.18%
Southampton - 6 £38,000 -
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -3 5 £32,500 +103.12%
Yorkshire - 5 £20,000 -
East of England +3 4 £27,750 +20.65% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £17,500 -
City of London -10 4 £24,500 -36.77% 2
East Midlands -11 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Milton Keynes -12 4 £17,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 -
York - 4 £20,000 -
Kent - 4 £31,250 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £20,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 3 £24,000 +40.14% 2
Maidenhead -11 3 £44,000 +43.08%
Folkestone - 3 £31,250 -
Derbyshire -11 2 £21,000 +5.00%
Leicestershire - 2 £28,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £24,000 -
Lutterworth - 2 £28,750 -
Reading 0 1 £32,500 +9.24%

Junior Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Consultant in their job title.

1 80 (30.65%) Degree
2 75 (28.74%) Finance
3 60 (22.99%) SQL
4 49 (18.77%) Microsoft
5 41 (15.71%) SAP
6 40 (15.33%) Oracle
7 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
8 35 (13.41%) MS Excel
9 28 (10.73%) Retail
10 26 (9.96%) Advertising
11 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
11 25 (9.58%) MS Office
11 25 (9.58%) HP
12 24 (9.20%) Windows
13 20 (7.66%) Banking
14 19 (7.28%) ITIL
14 19 (7.28%) Service Management
15 18 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.90%) Logistics
15 18 (6.90%) QA
16 17 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
16 17 (6.51%) Business Analysis
16 17 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 17 (6.51%) .NET
16 17 (6.51%) Java
17 16 (6.13%) ISEB
17 16 (6.13%) Software Testing
17 16 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (6.13%) PCI DSS

Junior Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.07%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.30%) Apache
4 6 (2.30%) IIS
4 6 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.77%) Lync
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (4.21%) SAP BPC
3 8 (3.07%) Cognos Controller
3 8 (3.07%) HFM
3 8 (3.07%) Cognos Planning
3 8 (3.07%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.53%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.15%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.15%) SAP WM
5 3 (1.15%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.15%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.15%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) SaaS
2 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) DNS
1 2 (0.77%) Firewall
1 2 (0.77%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
2 1 (0.38%) MPLS
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) DHCP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.83%) QlikView
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.07%) Essbase
7 6 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.77%) MySQL
11 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.77%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.38%) LSMW
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (28.74%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Retail
3 26 (9.96%) Advertising
4 20 (7.66%) Banking
5 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.68%) French Language
7 7 (2.68%) German Language
8 6 (2.30%) Marketing
9 5 (1.92%) Legal
10 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.51%) .NET
2 13 (4.98%) HTML
3 10 (3.83%) CSS
3 10 (3.83%) EDI
4 9 (3.45%) SAP XI
5 6 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.30%) XML
5 6 (2.30%) J2EE
5 6 (2.30%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.30%) Ajax
6 2 (0.77%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.77%) Mason
6 2 (0.77%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.07%) Social Media
4 4 (1.53%) iPhone
5 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.77%) Psychology
6 2 (0.77%) Ergonomics
6 2 (0.77%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.38%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) New Media
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) PKI
7 1 (0.38%) SecurID
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.20%) Windows
2 12 (4.60%) UNIX
3 10 (3.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.15%) AIX
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (7.28%) ITIL
1 19 (7.28%) Service Management
2 18 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (6.90%) Logistics
3 17 (6.51%) Business Analysis
4 16 (6.13%) Software Testing
5 15 (5.75%) Information Security
6 13 (4.98%) E-Commerce
6 13 (4.98%) Business Development
7 12 (4.60%) ITSM
8 10 (3.83%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.83%) Project Management
9 9 (3.45%) Performance Management
9 9 (3.45%) Resource Management
9 9 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 9 (3.45%) CRM
10 8 (3.07%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.07%) Web Development
10 8 (3.07%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.99%) SQL
2 17 (6.51%) Java
3 11 (4.21%) ABAP
4 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.07%) C#
5 8 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.07%) PHP
5 8 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.30%) C
7 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (30.65%) Degree
2 16 (6.13%) ISEB
2 16 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.98%) CIMA
5 12 (4.60%) CISSP
6 10 (3.83%) ACCA
6 10 (3.83%) MCSE
7 9 (3.45%) MCITP
7 9 (3.45%) MCSA
7 9 (3.45%) CISA
7 9 (3.45%) CISM
8 8 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.92%) OCP
11 5 (1.92%) OCA
12 3 (1.15%) AAT
12 3 (1.15%) CEH
13 2 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.90%) QA
2 17 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.07%) SLA
5 2 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.30%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.71%) SAP
3 40 (15.33%) Oracle
4 25 (9.58%) HP
5 14 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 13 (4.98%) Cognos
7 12 (4.60%) VMware
8 11 (4.21%) Hyperion
9 10 (3.83%) IBM
10 9 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (3.07%) Dell
12 7 (2.68%) JBoss
13 5 (1.92%) Citrix
14 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (1.15%) LogRhythm
16 2 (0.77%) Cisco
16 2 (0.77%) Symantec
16 2 (0.77%) Sourcefire
16 2 (0.77%) Facebook
16 2 (0.77%) Twitter
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