The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 45 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 267 275 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.75% 5.46% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 5.63% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 202 226 237
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Birmingham -10 118 £55,000 - 36
Coventry -2 41 £52,500 -8.95% 3
Warwickshire +17 40 £47,500 +15.15% 7
Staffordshire -1 15 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Worcestershire +5 11 £42,500 +3.03% 8
Shropshire +15 9 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Walsall - 8 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 8 £47,500 -
Solihull +4 5 £61,250 +28.94% 4
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 4 £50,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 143 (25.13%) Finance
2 118 (20.74%) SAP
2 118 (20.74%) Microsoft
3 93 (16.34%) Presales
4 78 (13.71%) ERP
5 67 (11.78%) CRM
6 66 (11.60%) Project Management
7 65 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (10.72%) Windows
9 59 (10.37%) SQL
10 54 (9.49%) Oracle
11 52 (9.14%) Manufacturing
12 51 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (8.96%) Java
13 48 (8.44%) Cisco
14 45 (7.91%) JavaScript
15 44 (7.73%) Logistics
16 43 (7.56%) Time Management
16 43 (7.56%) Business Analysis
17 42 (7.38%) MS Excel
17 42 (7.38%) Security Cleared
17 42 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (7.21%) Firewall
18 41 (7.21%) Degree
19 39 (6.85%) HTML
20 37 (6.50%) Change Management
20 37 (6.50%) SaaS
21 36 (6.33%) SC Cleared
21 36 (6.33%) C#
21 36 (6.33%) SQL Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.81%) Node.js
3 13 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.05%) IIS
6 6 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.53%) JBoss
8 3 (0.53%) SAS
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) MTS
Applications
1 42 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.99%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Project
3 3 (0.53%) SPSS
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (4.57%) SAP CO
2 26 (4.57%) SAP FI
2 26 (4.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (4.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (3.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (2.81%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (2.81%) SAP SD
8 15 (2.64%) SAP Business One
8 15 (2.64%) SAP PS
9 13 (2.28%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (2.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
11 11 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (1.76%) Oracle iProcurement
12 10 (1.76%) SAP SRM
13 8 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
13 8 (1.41%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.50%) SaaS
2 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.64%) IaaS
4 10 (1.76%) GitHub
5 9 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.58%) Office 365
6 6 (1.05%) PaaS
7 5 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.21%) Firewall
2 36 (6.33%) WAN
3 31 (5.45%) LAN
4 27 (4.75%) SAN
5 22 (3.87%) VPN
6 20 (3.51%) VoIP
7 18 (3.16%) MPLS
8 17 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.81%) Wireless
10 15 (2.64%) OSPF
10 15 (2.64%) TCP/IP
11 14 (2.46%) BGP
11 14 (2.46%) IPsec
11 14 (2.46%) SSL
12 13 (2.28%) VPLS
13 12 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (1.93%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (1.76%) NetScaler
15 10 (1.76%) Network Security
16 9 (1.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.64%) Big Data
3 10 (1.76%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.76%) Neo4j
3 10 (1.76%) Pentaho
4 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.53%) DB2
10 3 (0.53%) QlikView
10 3 (0.53%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (2.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (2.11%) Hudson
2 12 (2.11%) Selenium
3 11 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.93%) LSMW
4 9 (1.58%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.41%) JUnit
5 8 (1.41%) Ranorex
6 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.53%) JIRA
9 2 (0.35%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.18%) JMeter
10 1 (0.18%) Toad
10 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 143 (25.13%) Finance
2 52 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 36 (6.33%) Retail
4 18 (3.16%) Games
5 17 (2.99%) Publishing
6 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.46%) Marketing
8 11 (1.93%) Advertising
9 10 (1.76%) Automotive
10 9 (1.58%) Billing
11 8 (1.41%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.88%) Law
12 5 (0.88%) Legal
12 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.70%) German Language
14 3 (0.53%) French Language
14 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.53%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.85%) HTML
2 36 (6.33%) .NET
3 26 (4.57%) Middleware
4 16 (2.81%) XML
5 15 (2.64%) jQuery
6 14 (2.46%) SAP Fiori
6 14 (2.46%) Web Services
7 11 (1.93%) CSS
7 11 (1.93%) REST
8 10 (1.76%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.76%) Spring XD
9 8 (1.41%) Ajax
9 8 (1.41%) SAP Smart Forms
10 6 (1.05%) BAPI
10 6 (1.05%) EDI
10 6 (1.05%) J2EE
10 6 (1.05%) JSON
10 6 (1.05%) SAP ALE
10 6 (1.05%) SAPUI5
10 6 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.11%) Visualisation
4 11 (1.93%) Clustering
5 10 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.41%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.23%) DataPower
7 7 (1.23%) Replication
8 6 (1.05%) Blog
8 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.05%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (0.88%) LIMS
9 5 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.72%) Windows
2 32 (5.62%) Unix
3 25 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.04%) Linux
5 16 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.41%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.23%) Solaris
8 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.88%) Android
9 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.53%) AIX
12 2 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.34%) Presales
2 78 (13.71%) ERP
3 67 (11.78%) CRM
4 66 (11.60%) Project Management
5 65 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (7.73%) Logistics
8 43 (7.56%) Business Analysis
8 43 (7.56%) Time Management
9 37 (6.50%) Change Management
10 30 (5.27%) Information Security
11 29 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (5.10%) Migration
12 28 (4.92%) ITIL
13 27 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (4.39%) Open Source
16 23 (4.04%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.87%) Data Migration
17 22 (3.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.37%) SQL
2 51 (8.96%) Java
3 45 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.33%) C#
5 27 (4.75%) ABAP
6 19 (3.34%) Python
7 18 (3.16%) C
8 14 (2.46%) Scala
9 10 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.23%) Groovy
11 6 (1.05%) SAPscript
12 3 (0.53%) C++
12 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) VB
13 2 (0.35%) Korn
13 2 (0.35%) X++
14 1 (0.18%) Perl
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.21%) Degree
3 36 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 35 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (5.80%) CISSP
6 32 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (4.22%) CISM
8 23 (4.04%) CCNP
8 23 (4.04%) MCSE
9 21 (3.69%) CCNA
10 13 (2.28%) PhD
11 11 (1.93%) MCSA
12 10 (1.76%) CCIE
13 9 (1.58%) CCA
13 9 (1.58%) CISA
13 9 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.58%) PCI QSA
14 8 (1.41%) CCDP
15 7 (1.23%) ISEB
15 7 (1.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.81%) QA
4 13 (2.28%) SLA
5 7 (1.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.05%) PA-DSS
7 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.70%) COBIT
9 3 (0.53%) Basel II
9 3 (0.53%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.35%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.35%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 26 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.87%) XenApp
4 15 (2.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.23%) XenServer
6 6 (1.05%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (1.05%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.70%) NFS
7 4 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.53%) vSphere
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) Docker
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.18%) UAG
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.93%) Puppet
2 8 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.41%) SCCM
3 6 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.88%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.88%) SCOM
4 5 (0.88%) SCSM
4 5 (0.88%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (0.70%) QRadar
6 3 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.53%) Sysprep
6 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.35%) Legato
7 2 (0.35%) Simpana
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 118 (20.74%) Microsoft
1 118 (20.74%) SAP
2 54 (9.49%) Oracle
3 48 (8.44%) Cisco
4 34 (5.98%) NetApp
5 31 (5.45%) VMware
6 27 (4.75%) Citrix
6 27 (4.75%) HP
7 20 (3.51%) IBM
8 19 (3.34%) Pegasus
9 18 (3.16%) Juniper
10 15 (2.64%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.28%) Talend
12 10 (1.76%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.76%) Greenplum
12 10 (1.76%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.76%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.41%) Infor
13 8 (1.41%) Sage
14 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-50k DOE + Share options, private healthcare, pension, breakfast.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 - £62,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Medical, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Birmingham
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Al Rayan Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London, Reading, birmingham, manchester
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Medical
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays.
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Bonus Structure
Posted: 14 days ago