The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 54 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 21 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.48% 3.99% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.23% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 32
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 852 1094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.18% 94.35% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 768 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Bedfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Luton +17 14 £60,500 +0.83% 4
Bedford +6 5 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Dunstable -11 1 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Consultant
East of England

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (30.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (27.91%) Statistics
3 12 (27.91%) Experimental Design
3 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
3 12 (27.91%) Analytics
4 11 (25.58%) Presales
4 11 (25.58%) LAN
4 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.93%) Web Services
5 9 (20.93%) OSPF
5 9 (20.93%) BGP
5 9 (20.93%) CCNP
5 9 (20.93%) CCDP
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (20.93%) Network Security
5 9 (20.93%) CCSE
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (20.93%) Customer Analytics
5 9 (20.93%) Spanning Tree
5 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
5 9 (20.93%) Yield Management
6 8 (18.60%) Retail
7 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
7 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) Wireshark

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
1 6 (13.95%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Sage 200
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Business One
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) LAN
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 9 (20.93%) BGP
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (20.93%) Network Security
2 9 (20.93%) OSPF
2 9 (20.93%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) tcpdump
3 7 (16.28%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Apache Hive
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
1 6 (13.95%) Impala
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) JSON
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (30.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.65%) Blog
7 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.33%) Fintech
7 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Analytics
1 12 (27.91%) Experimental Design
1 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
1 12 (27.91%) Statistics
2 11 (25.58%) Presales
3 9 (20.93%) Customer Analytics
3 9 (20.93%) Yield Management
4 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.95%) Data Management
5 6 (13.95%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (13.95%) Econometrics
5 6 (13.95%) Information Security
5 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (13.95%) Personalization
5 6 (13.95%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security Governance
6 5 (11.63%) IT Audit
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
1 6 (13.95%) Python
1 6 (13.95%) R
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCDP
1 9 (20.93%) CCNP
1 9 (20.93%) CCSE
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) CCSA
3 6 (13.95%) CISA
3 6 (13.95%) CISSP
3 6 (13.95%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (11.63%) CRISC
5 3 (6.98%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
2 5 (11.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Tableau
4 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Aruba
5 2 (4.65%) Epicor
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Infor
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) Sage
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £140,000 per annum Bonus Uncapped
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: 13 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago