Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Consultant
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 23 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.34% 6.40% 10.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 7.06% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 14
Belfast median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £35,000 £21,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
County Antrim median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 351 269 128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 90.57% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 216 206 96
Belfast median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +28.79%
10th Percentile £21,500 £27,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £54,375 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.63% - +23.08%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Belfast

Consultant
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Belfast

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Belfast

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Belfast region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Oracle
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (43.48%) QA
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (39.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) Unix
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (39.13%) XML
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) ERP
6 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (39.13%) JDeveloper
6 9 (39.13%) Change Management
6 9 (39.13%) Middleware
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
6 9 (39.13%) Workflow
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) REST

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 9 (39.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) DecisionStream
4 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JDeveloper
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Change Management
1 9 (39.13%) ERP
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
1 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
1 9 (39.13%) Translating Business Requirements
1 9 (39.13%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) MVVM
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com