The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 777 799 758
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 123 145 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 113
Average salary £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £73,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-20.33% +5.35%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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 +45 116 £67,500 -12.90% 12
London +60 77 £70,000 -9.67% 7
City of London +44 34 £55,000 -27.63% 2
South East +2 31 £55,000 -29.03% 4
Berkshire +2 15 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Hampshire +2 8 £72,500 +38.09% 1
Reading - 8 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 1
Bracknell - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland +24 4 £102,000 +51.11% 1
Guildford +15 4 £87,500 -
Surrey +7 4 £87,500 +12.90%
Southampton -2 4 - -
Bristol +3 3 £40,000 -
South West -14 3 £40,000 -41.81%
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Banbury - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £102,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £95,000 -

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 82 (33.74%) Finance
2 72 (29.63%) Oracle
3 61 (25.10%) Banking
4 58 (23.87%) Microsoft
5 53 (21.81%) Retail
6 49 (20.16%) Windows
7 46 (18.93%) SharePoint
8 45 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 44 (18.11%) Degree
10 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (17.70%) Middleware
11 42 (17.28%) Mentoring
12 41 (16.87%) TOGAF
13 40 (16.46%) Java
14 37 (15.23%) MS Excel
14 37 (15.23%) CRM
15 36 (14.81%) Data Integration
15 36 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
16 35 (14.40%) SOA
16 35 (14.40%) Zachman Framework
17 33 (13.58%) SAP
18 32 (13.17%) .NET
19 31 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (12.35%) MCITP
21 29 (11.93%) Business Development
22 28 (11.52%) SQL
23 26 (10.70%) Analytics
24 25 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (18.93%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.58%) Lync
3 14 (5.76%) Office Communications Server
4 12 (4.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.23%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.94%) MS Office
3 11 (4.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (9.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.29%) SAP BPC
3 7 (2.88%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.23%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.82%) HFM
6 2 (0.82%) Summit
6 2 (0.82%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.41%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.17%) Office 365
3 7 (2.88%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) LAN
1 11 (4.53%) Firewall
1 11 (4.53%) Internet
2 8 (3.29%) Wireless
2 8 (3.29%) VPN
3 5 (2.06%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (1.65%) DNS
4 4 (1.65%) WAN
4 4 (1.65%) Network Security
5 3 (1.23%) IMAP
5 3 (1.23%) NFC
5 3 (1.23%) POP3
5 3 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) PBX
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.82%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.35%) Big Data
7 12 (4.94%) QlikView
8 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.53%) SAP BI
8 11 (4.53%) HDInsight
9 10 (4.12%) SAP HANA
9 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.70%) DB2
11 8 (3.29%) OLAP
11 8 (3.29%) MySQL
11 8 (3.29%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.88%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.65%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.65%) Selenium
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 82 (33.74%) Finance
2 61 (25.10%) Banking
3 53 (21.81%) Retail
4 21 (8.64%) Manufacturing
5 20 (8.23%) Telecoms
6 17 (7.00%) Marketing
7 9 (3.70%) Electronics
7 9 (3.70%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.88%) Automotive
9 6 (2.47%) Czech Language
9 6 (2.47%) German Language
9 6 (2.47%) Games
10 3 (1.23%) Local Government
10 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.70%) Middleware
2 36 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (13.17%) .NET
4 12 (4.94%) Ajax
4 12 (4.94%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.53%) WCF
5 11 (4.53%) WPF
5 11 (4.53%) WF
5 11 (4.53%) ADO.NET
5 11 (4.53%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.12%) XSLT
7 9 (3.70%) Silverlight
7 9 (3.70%) CAML
7 9 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (0.41%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (14.81%) Data Integration
3 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.53%) Neural Network
4 11 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.88%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.47%) Replication
6 6 (2.47%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.65%) DTV
7 4 (1.65%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.23%) Life Science
8 3 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.23%) EMV
8 3 (1.23%) Derivative
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.16%) Windows
2 13 (5.35%) Linux
3 5 (2.06%) UNIX
4 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.23%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (17.28%) Mentoring
3 41 (16.87%) TOGAF
4 37 (15.23%) CRM
5 35 (14.40%) SOA
5 35 (14.40%) Zachman Framework
6 31 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (11.93%) Business Development
8 26 (10.70%) Analytics
9 25 (10.29%) Project Management
10 21 (8.64%) Performance Management
11 19 (7.82%) ITIL
11 19 (7.82%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (7.41%) Information Management
12 18 (7.41%) ERP
12 18 (7.41%) Workflow
12 18 (7.41%) Scrum
12 18 (7.41%) Coaching
13 17 (7.00%) Software Delivery
14 15 (6.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.46%) Java
2 28 (11.52%) SQL
3 20 (8.23%) C#
4 12 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.53%) R
6 8 (3.29%) Perl
6 8 (3.29%) Python
7 4 (1.65%) ABAP
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (18.11%) Degree
2 31 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (12.35%) MCITP
4 18 (7.41%) MCDBA
4 18 (7.41%) MCP
4 18 (7.41%) MCSD
5 12 (4.94%) MCSE
5 12 (4.94%) MCSA
5 12 (4.94%) CCA
5 12 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (4.94%) CISSP
5 12 (4.94%) MCTS
5 12 (4.94%) CISA
5 12 (4.94%) CCEE
5 12 (4.94%) CCIA
6 11 (4.53%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.88%) CRISC
7 7 (2.88%) CISM
7 7 (2.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) SLA
2 12 (4.94%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.29%) QA
5 7 (2.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.82%) GxP
6 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 20 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.35%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.23%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.23%) XenApp
5 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) IAG
6 2 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) SCCM
2 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 72 (29.63%) Oracle
2 58 (23.87%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.58%) SAP
4 19 (7.82%) Business Objects
5 12 (4.94%) Hitachi
5 12 (4.94%) Hyperion
5 12 (4.94%) VMware
6 11 (4.53%) Tableau
7 9 (3.70%) Cisco
7 9 (3.70%) IBM
7 9 (3.70%) HP
8 8 (3.29%) Cognos
8 8 (3.29%) Siebel
8 8 (3.29%) Sybase
9 7 (2.88%) Citrix
9 7 (2.88%) Sun
9 7 (2.88%) webMethods
9 7 (2.88%) Ab Initio
9 7 (2.88%) i2
9 7 (2.88%) Informatica
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