The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Consultant
Rank 217 212 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.059% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.061% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £75,000 £78,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Principal 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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
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% -

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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 +1 7 £75,000 -3.84%
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) GAP Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (30.00%) QA
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (25.00%) PCI QSA
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) PA-DSS
4 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (25.00%) Data Security
4 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (25.00%) Law
4 5 (25.00%) Legal
4 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (20.00%) Splunk
5 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) QRadar
5 4 (20.00%) CISA
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Games
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Ranorex
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Law
2 5 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (20.00%) Games
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) GAP Analysis
1 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Data Security
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) Python
1 4 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) PCI QSA
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) CEH
4 4 (20.00%) CISA
4 4 (20.00%) GCIA
4 4 (20.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) PA-DSS
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (20.00%) Splunk
1 4 (20.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (5.00%) SAP