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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 772 784 828
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 172 189 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 112 134 106
Median salary £85,000 £70,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £119,500 £100,000 £90,000
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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median 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 £68,500 £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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Consultant
Top 24 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 3 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 +4 163 £80,000 +14.28% 11
London -21 104 £77,500 +10.71% 7
South East +10 22 £130,000 +79.31% 3
Berkshire +8 8 - - 1
Middlesex - 6 £130,000 - 1
North West +30 5 £90,000 +20.00%
Manchester +11 5 £90,000 +20.00%
Reading +17 4 - - 1
City of London +9 4 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £85,000 +17.24%
Birmingham - 4 £97,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £97,500 -
Scotland +8 3 £90,000 +0.27%
Edinburgh +1 3 £90,000 +16.12%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £85,000 -
Surrey +3 2 £130,000 +48.57% 1
Staines - 2 £130,000 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 85 (24.78%) Presales
2 72 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.83%) Mentoring
4 66 (19.24%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (18.95%) Finance
6 60 (17.49%) Microsoft
7 48 (13.99%) SAP
7 48 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (13.12%) Migration
8 45 (13.12%) Change Management
8 45 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (13.12%) Degree
9 43 (12.54%) Information Management
10 39 (11.37%) Cybersecurity
11 38 (11.08%) Java
11 38 (11.08%) MS Excel
12 34 (9.91%) Open Source
13 32 (9.33%) Informatica
13 32 (9.33%) Oracle
13 32 (9.33%) Banking
14 30 (8.75%) Marketing
15 29 (8.45%) .NET
16 28 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (8.16%) SAP HANA
16 28 (8.16%) Office 365
17 26 (7.58%) Business Development
17 26 (7.58%) Data Centre
18 25 (7.29%) Information Security
18 25 (7.29%) Analytics
19 24 (7.00%) Software Delivery

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 11 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.46%) SAS
3 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.17%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.58%) Confluence
6 2 (0.58%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.12%) MS Office
3 16 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.08%) SAP CO
1 14 (4.08%) SAP FI
1 14 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.33%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (2.04%) SAP PS
5 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle ASCP
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.17%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.87%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.16%) Office 365
2 24 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.87%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.75%) BGP
1 6 (1.75%) MPLS
1 6 (1.75%) Multicast
1 6 (1.75%) VLAN
2 5 (1.46%) Firewall
2 5 (1.46%) NetScaler
3 4 (1.17%) 2G
3 4 (1.17%) 3G
3 4 (1.17%) DHCP
3 4 (1.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.17%) DSLAM
3 4 (1.17%) GPON
3 4 (1.17%) IPsec
3 4 (1.17%) IPv6
3 4 (1.17%) LTE
3 4 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (1.17%) RSVP
3 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.17%) VPLS
3 4 (1.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (8.16%) SAP HANA
2 24 (7.00%) Big Data
3 21 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (4.96%) SAP BW
5 16 (4.66%) SAP BI
6 13 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.79%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.21%) QlikView
9 6 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (1.75%) Lumira
9 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.46%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.46%) Power BI
10 5 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.41%) Selenium
2 18 (5.25%) SoapUI
3 16 (4.66%) JUnit
3 16 (4.66%) Ranorex
4 7 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.75%) Hudson
5 6 (1.75%) JIRA
5 6 (1.75%) Maven
5 6 (1.75%) Subversion
6 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.46%) LSMW
7 4 (1.17%) Appium
7 4 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.17%) Calabash
7 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.17%) Gatling
7 4 (1.17%) JMeter
7 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.17%) The Grinder
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (18.95%) Finance
2 32 (9.33%) Banking
3 30 (8.75%) Marketing
4 16 (4.66%) Games
4 16 (4.66%) Retail
5 15 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.08%) Law
7 11 (3.21%) Legal
8 9 (2.62%) Publishing
9 7 (2.04%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.45%) .NET
2 12 (3.50%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.04%) Middleware
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.75%) Web Services
5 4 (1.17%) Java EE
5 4 (1.17%) STL
5 4 (1.17%) WCF
6 2 (0.58%) CGI
6 2 (0.58%) SOAP
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.29%) EDI
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) LINQ
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.79%) Private Cloud
5 12 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.21%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.92%) Life Science
7 10 (2.92%) User Experience
8 9 (2.62%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.75%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.17%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.17%) CESG
10 4 (1.17%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.17%) Derivative
10 4 (1.17%) IPTV
10 4 (1.17%) Pharmacovigilance
10 4 (1.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.37%) Windows
1 15 (4.37%) Windows Server
2 5 (1.46%) Linux
3 4 (1.17%) Android
3 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) SUSE
5 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.78%) Presales
2 72 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.83%) Mentoring
4 66 (19.24%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (13.12%) Change Management
6 45 (13.12%) Migration
7 43 (12.54%) Information Management
8 39 (11.37%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (9.91%) Open Source
10 26 (7.58%) Business Development
11 25 (7.29%) Analytics
11 25 (7.29%) Information Security
12 24 (7.00%) ETL
12 24 (7.00%) Software Delivery
13 22 (6.41%) Coaching
13 22 (6.41%) Project Management
13 22 (6.41%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.25%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.08%) Java
2 20 (5.83%) Python
3 15 (4.37%) Scala
4 11 (3.21%) C
4 11 (3.21%) Ruby
5 8 (2.33%) SQL
6 7 (2.04%) C#
6 7 (2.04%) C++
7 5 (1.46%) ABAP
8 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.58%) R
9 2 (0.58%) VBScript
10 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (13.12%) Degree
2 20 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (5.83%) CISSP
3 17 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.66%) MCSE
4 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.79%) CISM
6 12 (3.50%) CCIE
6 12 (3.50%) CCNP
7 11 (3.21%) ACCA
8 10 (2.92%) MCITP
9 9 (2.62%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.62%) PMP
10 8 (2.33%) CCA
11 6 (1.75%) CCNA
11 6 (1.75%) PCI QSA
11 6 (1.75%) PhD
12 5 (1.46%) CIMA
12 5 (1.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.79%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.62%) QA
4 7 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.75%) SLA
6 5 (1.46%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.87%) COBIT
8 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.29%) GPG13
9 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.04%) Xen
3 7 (2.04%) XenApp
3 7 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) RHEV
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) XenMobile
2 10 (2.92%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.17%) SCCM
5 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) QRadar
7 1 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.99%) SAP
3 32 (9.33%) Informatica
3 32 (9.33%) Oracle
4 14 (4.08%) IBM
5 13 (3.79%) Tableau
6 12 (3.50%) Citrix
7 11 (3.21%) Google
7 11 (3.21%) Hyperion
7 11 (3.21%) VMware
8 9 (2.62%) Ab Initio
8 9 (2.62%) Cognos
9 7 (2.04%) AppSense
9 7 (2.04%) Cisco
9 7 (2.04%) Dell
10 6 (1.75%) Computacenter
10 6 (1.75%) MobileIron
10 6 (1.75%) Netezza
10 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.46%) Symantec
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