The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 731 767 852
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 178 198 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 114 144 97
Median salary £87,500 £70,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 167 £85,000 +21.42% 13
London +14 106 £80,000 +14.28% 9
South East 0 19 £107,500 +48.27% 1
Berkshire +5 9 - -
Reading +11 7 - -
West Midlands -10 6 £97,500 +34.48%
Birmingham - 6 £97,500 -
North West +19 5 - - 1
Manchester -6 5 - - 1
Middlesex - 5 £130,000 -
Edinburgh +1 4 - - 1
Scotland -8 4 - - 1
Hampshire +14 3 £85,000 +17.24%
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 1
City of London 0 2 £82,500 +50.00% 2
Farnborough - 2 £85,000 -
East of England +30 1 - -
West Yorkshire +7 1 - - 1
Leeds 0 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £66,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £66,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £66,000 - 1

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 72 (22.29%) Mentoring
2 70 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (21.67%) Presales
3 63 (19.50%) Finance
4 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.89%) SAP
5 59 (18.27%) Degree
6 52 (16.10%) Change Management
7 49 (15.17%) Microsoft
8 46 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (12.07%) Migration
12 37 (11.46%) MS Excel
13 35 (10.84%) Information Management
14 33 (10.22%) SAP HANA
15 32 (9.91%) Banking
15 32 (9.91%) Information Security
16 30 (9.29%) Computer Science
17 27 (8.36%) Business Development
17 27 (8.36%) Open Source
17 27 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (8.36%) Java
18 25 (7.74%) MS Office
18 25 (7.74%) BusinessObjects
18 25 (7.74%) Informatica
18 25 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
18 25 (7.74%) Marketing
18 25 (7.74%) Wealth Management
19 24 (7.43%) Analytics

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (1.55%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.55%) SAS
2 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.74%) MS Office
2 25 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 17 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 17 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.79%) SAP PS
3 8 (2.48%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.55%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.24%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.31%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.26%) Office 365
3 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) BGP
1 6 (1.86%) MPLS
1 6 (1.86%) Multicast
1 6 (1.86%) VLAN
2 4 (1.24%) 2G
2 4 (1.24%) 3G
2 4 (1.24%) DSLAM
2 4 (1.24%) Firewall
2 4 (1.24%) GPON
2 4 (1.24%) IPsec
2 4 (1.24%) IPv6
2 4 (1.24%) LTE
2 4 (1.24%) RSVP
2 4 (1.24%) VPLS
2 4 (1.24%) VPN
3 3 (0.93%) LAN
4 2 (0.62%) DHCP
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) IPv4
4 2 (0.62%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.22%) SAP HANA
2 27 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (7.74%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (5.88%) SAP BW
5 18 (5.57%) Big Data
5 18 (5.57%) SAP BI
6 13 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.72%) QlikView
7 12 (3.72%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.48%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (1.86%) Lumira
11 6 (1.86%) Power BI
12 5 (1.55%) DB2
12 5 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.24%) Kalido
13 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (6.19%) Selenium
2 16 (4.95%) JUnit
2 16 (4.95%) Ranorex
2 16 (4.95%) SoapUI
3 8 (2.48%) LSMW
4 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.24%) Appium
6 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.24%) Calabash
6 4 (1.24%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.24%) Gatling
6 4 (1.24%) Hudson
6 4 (1.24%) JIRA
6 4 (1.24%) JMeter
6 4 (1.24%) Maven
6 4 (1.24%) Subversion
6 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.24%) The Grinder
General
1 63 (19.50%) Finance
2 32 (9.91%) Banking
3 25 (7.74%) Marketing
4 16 (4.95%) Games
5 15 (4.64%) Retail
6 14 (4.33%) Law
7 11 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.10%) General Ledger
9 9 (2.79%) Legal
10 8 (2.48%) Publishing
11 7 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.43%) .NET
2 12 (3.72%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.86%) Web Services
4 5 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) CGI
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) EDI
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) LINQ
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) Spring
6 1 (0.31%) WCF
6 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.72%) Private Cloud
5 11 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.41%) Life Science
5 11 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.10%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.79%) User Experience
8 7 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.55%) Biotechnology
10 5 (1.55%) Pharmacovigilance
10 5 (1.55%) PMI
11 4 (1.24%) CESG
11 4 (1.24%) Derivative
11 4 (1.24%) IPTV
11 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.93%) Equities
12 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.86%) Windows
1 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
2 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
2 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.62%) Linux
3 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) SUSE
4 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.29%) Mentoring
2 70 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (21.67%) Presales
3 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (16.10%) Change Management
5 44 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (12.07%) Migration
8 35 (10.84%) Information Management
9 32 (9.91%) Information Security
10 27 (8.36%) Business Development
10 27 (8.36%) Open Source
11 25 (7.74%) Wealth Management
12 24 (7.43%) Analytics
13 23 (7.12%) Coaching
13 23 (7.12%) ETL
13 23 (7.12%) Project Management
14 20 (6.19%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.88%) Programme Management
16 18 (5.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.36%) Java
2 20 (6.19%) Python
3 15 (4.64%) Scala
4 10 (3.10%) C
5 9 (2.79%) Ruby
6 8 (2.48%) ABAP
6 8 (2.48%) SQL
7 3 (0.93%) C++
7 3 (0.93%) R
8 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) C#
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (18.27%) Degree
2 17 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (4.95%) CISSP
3 16 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.33%) CCIE
5 14 (4.33%) CISM
6 13 (4.02%) ACCA
6 13 (4.02%) CCNP
7 10 (3.10%) CCA
8 9 (2.79%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.79%) PMP
9 7 (2.17%) PhD
10 6 (1.86%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.55%) CIMA
11 5 (1.55%) CISA
11 5 (1.55%) MBA
12 4 (1.24%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.86%) QA
3 6 (1.86%) SLA
4 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.55%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.62%) COBIT
5 2 (0.62%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.55%) XenApp
3 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.93%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.62%) Xen
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) RHEV
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.93%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) vRealize
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 61 (18.89%) SAP
2 49 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.74%) Informatica
4 24 (7.43%) Oracle
5 13 (4.02%) Tableau
6 12 (3.72%) Hyperion
7 11 (3.41%) Google
8 10 (3.10%) Ab Initio
8 10 (3.10%) Cognos
9 8 (2.48%) IBM
10 7 (2.17%) VMware
11 6 (1.86%) Citrix
11 6 (1.86%) Netezza
11 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.86%) Teradata
12 5 (1.55%) AppSense
13 4 (1.24%) Cisco
13 4 (1.24%) Computacenter
13 4 (1.24%) Huawei
13 4 (1.24%) Symantec
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