The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Technical Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 120 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 4 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 1.00% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.05% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 22
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,875
% change year-on-year +16.66% -7.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1812 2277 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.95% 95.31% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1754 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) SQL
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) JBoss
2 13 (54.17%) SOA
2 13 (54.17%) Unix
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
3 12 (50.00%) Java EE
3 12 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) J2EE
5 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 8 (33.33%) Sybase
5 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) International Banking
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) SSL
6 5 (20.83%) DB2
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (16.67%) Retail

Technical 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 13 (54.17%) JBoss
1 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
2 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) IPv4
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) DB2
3 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (50.00%) Banking
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) International Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Java EE
2 9 (37.50%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) XMPP
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Sybase
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
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