Period
to 20 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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

Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 35 20
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 250 260 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.29% 7.18% 8.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 7.42% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 184 199 255
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 2,586 3,502 3,705
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 96.77% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 2,545 2,963
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,600 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 87 (34.80%) SAP
2 74 (29.60%) Finance
3 65 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (22.80%) Thought Leadership
5 54 (21.60%) Microsoft
6 53 (21.20%) ERP
7 45 (18.00%) Logistics
8 38 (15.20%) SQL
9 36 (14.40%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (13.20%) Information Security
11 32 (12.80%) SAP SCM
12 31 (12.40%) Azure
13 30 (12.00%) Presales
13 30 (12.00%) Public Sector
14 27 (10.80%) SAP PP
15 26 (10.40%) Oracle
15 26 (10.40%) Degree
16 25 (10.00%) SAP PS
16 25 (10.00%) Migration
17 22 (8.80%) C#
18 21 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 21 (8.40%) Computer Science
18 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
19 20 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
20 19 (7.60%) SC Cleared
20 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (7.20%) Oracle Receivables
21 18 (7.20%) Oracle Payables
21 18 (7.20%) Project Management
22 16 (6.40%) PCI DSS

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (4.80%) SAS
2 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle UPK
4 3 (1.20%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (12.80%) SAP SCM
2 27 (10.80%) SAP PP
3 25 (10.00%) SAP PS
4 18 (7.20%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (7.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (6.40%) SAP MM
5 16 (6.40%) SAP SD
6 15 (6.00%) Oracle Assets
6 15 (6.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (5.20%) SAP Business One
8 12 (4.80%) SAP EWM
9 11 (4.40%) SAP APO
9 11 (4.40%) SAP HR
9 11 (4.40%) SAP WM
10 10 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (3.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (3.20%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.40%) Azure
2 14 (5.60%) Office 365
3 11 (4.40%) AWS
4 9 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.60%) IaaS
5 8 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.20%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (2.80%) GCP
7 5 (2.00%) PaaS
7 5 (2.00%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.60%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.60%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.20%) SaaS
9 3 (1.20%) Serverless
10 2 (0.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.80%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.80%) GitHub
10 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.20%) LAN
2 3 (1.20%) MPLS
2 3 (1.20%) Network Security
2 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.20%) VPN
2 3 (1.20%) WAN
2 3 (1.20%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) DKIM
3 1 (0.40%) DMARC
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.00%) SAP HANA
2 13 (5.20%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.80%) Big Data
5 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.60%) BigQuery
6 4 (1.60%) MySQL
6 4 (1.60%) Power BI
6 4 (1.60%) QlikView
6 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.20%) HBase
8 2 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.80%) GIS
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.80%) Chocolatey
3 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (29.60%) Finance
2 30 (12.00%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.20%) Banking
5 12 (4.80%) Financial Institution
6 11 (4.40%) Retail
7 9 (3.60%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (3.60%) .NET
3 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.40%) WebCenter
4 6 (2.40%) XML
5 5 (2.00%) Web Services
6 4 (1.60%) CSS
6 4 (1.60%) HTML
6 4 (1.60%) JSON
6 4 (1.60%) SOAP
7 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.20%) HTML5
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.80%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.40%) Middleware
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.80%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.00%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.20%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.00%) Linux
1 10 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (1.60%) Unix
2 4 (1.60%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (22.80%) Thought Leadership
3 53 (21.20%) ERP
4 45 (18.00%) Logistics
5 36 (14.40%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (13.20%) Information Security
7 30 (12.00%) Presales
8 25 (10.00%) Migration
9 21 (8.40%) Computer Science
10 18 (7.20%) Project Management
11 16 (6.40%) Data Protection
11 16 (6.40%) Data Science
12 15 (6.00%) Cash Management
13 13 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.20%) Due Diligence
13 13 (5.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (4.80%) DevOps
14 12 (4.80%) Economics
14 12 (4.80%) Quantitative Analysis
14 12 (4.80%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.20%) SQL
2 22 (8.80%) C#
3 16 (6.40%) C
3 16 (6.40%) Python
4 13 (5.20%) C++
5 12 (4.80%) Java
5 12 (4.80%) R
5 12 (4.80%) Scala
6 11 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.80%) ABAP
8 2 (0.80%) Go
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (10.40%) Degree
2 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.60%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 14 (5.60%) CISSP
6 11 (4.40%) CISM
7 9 (3.60%) CIMA
7 9 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.60%) CCNP
9 4 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.60%) MCSE
10 3 (1.20%) SANS
10 3 (1.20%) SSCP
11 2 (0.80%) CISA
11 2 (0.80%) MCSA
12 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCDP
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.40%) GDPR
2 16 (6.40%) ISO 22301
2 16 (6.40%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.80%) Basel II
3 12 (4.80%) IFRS
3 12 (4.80%) IFRS 9
4 5 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.80%) NIST
6 2 (0.80%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.00%) Terraform
3 4 (1.60%) Ansible
3 4 (1.60%) Puppet
4 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) QRadar
5 2 (0.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.40%) CASB
6 1 (0.40%) Rancher
Vendors
1 87 (34.80%) SAP
2 54 (21.60%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.40%) Oracle
4 7 (2.80%) Tableau
5 6 (2.40%) IBM
6 5 (2.00%) Google
7 4 (1.60%) Cisco
7 4 (1.60%) Meraki
8 3 (1.20%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.20%) Cognos
8 3 (1.20%) McAfee
8 3 (1.20%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.20%) Splunk
9 2 (0.80%) CA
9 2 (0.80%) ESRI
9 2 (0.80%) Kronos
9 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.80%) Twitter
9 2 (0.80%) WSO2