Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 361 323 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.87% 7.52% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.21% 7.75% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 251 264 324
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -8.70%

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 3,536 4,168 3,684
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 97.07% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 3,130 3,090
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 144 (39.89%) Finance
2 143 (39.61%) Microsoft
3 102 (28.25%) SAP
4 81 (22.44%) Manufacturing
5 77 (21.33%) Retail
6 76 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (18.28%) SQL
8 58 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
9 56 (15.51%) Windows
10 55 (15.24%) Logistics
10 55 (15.24%) Publishing
11 54 (14.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 53 (14.68%) ABAP
13 51 (14.13%) Analytics
14 44 (12.19%) Banking
15 43 (11.91%) Data Migration
15 43 (11.91%) Presales
16 42 (11.63%) Integration Testing
16 42 (11.63%) Migration
16 42 (11.63%) Advertising
17 37 (10.25%) VMware
17 37 (10.25%) SQL Server
18 35 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (9.14%) LSMW
19 33 (9.14%) EDI
19 33 (9.14%) eCATT
19 33 (9.14%) IDoc
20 32 (8.86%) Office 365
21 30 (8.31%) Infrastructure Management
21 30 (8.31%) Demand Management

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 29 (8.03%) SAS
2 8 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.11%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon Alexa
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (7.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (6.65%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (5.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (3.32%) SAP CO
5 12 (3.32%) SAP FI
5 12 (3.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.94%) SAP EWM
6 7 (1.94%) SAP HCM
7 5 (1.39%) SAP MM
7 5 (1.39%) SAP QM
8 4 (1.11%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.83%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.83%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.83%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.83%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.83%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.55%) Primavera
10 2 (0.55%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.86%) Office 365
2 29 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.82%) Dynamics 365
4 15 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.77%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.66%) SaaS
6 6 (1.66%) Taleo
7 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.83%) IaaS
9 3 (0.83%) PaaS
10 2 (0.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.37%) SAN
2 16 (4.43%) LAN
2 16 (4.43%) WAN
3 14 (3.88%) Firewall
4 11 (3.05%) VLAN
5 9 (2.49%) VoIP
6 7 (1.94%) MPLS
6 7 (1.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.66%) VPN
8 5 (1.39%) Wireless
9 3 (0.83%) DHCP
9 3 (0.83%) Internet
9 3 (0.83%) OSPF
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.55%) TACACS
10 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.03%) Base SAS
2 29 (8.03%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 23 (6.37%) QlikView
4 22 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 13 (3.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 11 (3.05%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.39%) Power BI
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (9.14%) eCATT
1 33 (9.14%) LSMW
2 13 (3.60%) ProC
3 3 (0.83%) Subversion
4 2 (0.55%) Appium
4 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.55%) Gatling
4 2 (0.55%) Hudson
4 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.55%) JMeter
4 2 (0.55%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.55%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.55%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.55%) WATIR
4 2 (0.55%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 144 (39.89%) Finance
2 81 (22.44%) Manufacturing
3 77 (21.33%) Retail
4 55 (15.24%) Publishing
5 44 (12.19%) Banking
6 42 (11.63%) Advertising
7 28 (7.76%) Billing
8 10 (2.77%) General Ledger
9 9 (2.49%) International Banking
9 9 (2.49%) Marketing
10 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.14%) EDI
1 33 (9.14%) IDoc
2 12 (3.32%) XML
3 7 (1.94%) .NET
3 7 (1.94%) HTML
3 7 (1.94%) SAP XI
4 4 (1.11%) SAP Basis
4 4 (1.11%) Visualforce
4 4 (1.11%) Web Services
5 3 (0.83%) BAPI
5 3 (0.83%) SAP ALE
5 3 (0.83%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.83%) SAPUI5
5 3 (0.83%) Spring
6 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.55%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.55%) SOAP
6 2 (0.55%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 76 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.20%) LIMS
3 17 (4.71%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.60%) NHS
5 10 (2.77%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.49%) Fintech
6 9 (2.49%) User Experience
7 8 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.11%) Clustering
8 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.83%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.55%) EPoS
10 2 (0.55%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.55%) Robotics
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) Tandem
11 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.51%) Windows
2 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (3.88%) Linux
3 14 (3.88%) Unix
4 9 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
2 55 (15.24%) Logistics
3 54 (14.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 51 (14.13%) Analytics
5 43 (11.91%) Data Migration
5 43 (11.91%) Presales
6 42 (11.63%) Integration Testing
6 42 (11.63%) Migration
7 30 (8.31%) Demand Management
7 30 (8.31%) Infrastructure Management
7 30 (8.31%) Project Planning
7 30 (8.31%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 29 (8.03%) Visual Analytics
9 27 (7.48%) ERP
10 26 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (6.93%) Business Analysis
12 22 (6.09%) ETL
12 22 (6.09%) Project Management
13 21 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.28%) SQL
2 53 (14.68%) ABAP
3 13 (3.60%) Java
3 13 (3.60%) PROC SQL
3 13 (3.60%) SAS Macro
4 7 (1.94%) C
4 7 (1.94%) C#
5 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.11%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.11%) Python
6 4 (1.11%) Ruby
7 3 (0.83%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.55%) C++
8 2 (0.55%) PHP
8 2 (0.55%) Scala
8 2 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (5.82%) MCSE
5 18 (4.99%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (4.71%) CCA
7 10 (2.77%) ACCA
7 10 (2.77%) Degree
8 9 (2.49%) CIMA
8 9 (2.49%) ISEB
8 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.22%) DBS Check
10 7 (1.94%) MCP
11 5 (1.39%) HP ASE
12 4 (1.11%) CCNA
12 4 (1.11%) CCNP
12 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.55%) CISM
13 2 (0.55%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.54%) XenApp
4 11 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.83%) Docker
5 3 (0.83%) HDFS
5 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) Ansible
1 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.83%) Packer
2 3 (0.83%) Terraform
3 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.55%) QRadar
3 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.55%) SCSM
3 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 143 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (28.25%) SAP
3 37 (10.25%) VMware
4 28 (7.76%) Oracle
5 24 (6.65%) Tableau
6 21 (5.82%) Citrix
7 13 (3.60%) Sage
8 10 (2.77%) Cognos
9 8 (2.22%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.94%) AVG
10 7 (1.94%) HP
10 7 (1.94%) IBM
10 7 (1.94%) Informatica
10 7 (1.94%) Sophos
11 6 (1.66%) Epicor
11 6 (1.66%) Infor
12 5 (1.39%) Capita
12 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.11%) Cisco
14 3 (0.83%) Mitel