Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Consultant
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 96 93
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 159 119 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.37% 3.14% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 3.22% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 129 84 73
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £30,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £78,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,516 3,698 3,170
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.62% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,858 3,081 2,690
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.75%) Finance
4 31 (19.50%) Project Management
5 27 (16.98%) Business Development
6 25 (15.72%) Security Cleared
7 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (14.47%) Marketing
8 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (13.84%) Presales
9 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (13.84%) SQL
9 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
11 19 (11.95%) Information Security
11 19 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (10.69%) Degree
13 16 (10.06%) Tableau
13 16 (10.06%) C
14 15 (9.43%) CRM
14 15 (9.43%) Visualisation
14 15 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 15 (9.43%) Public Cloud
15 14 (8.81%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (8.18%) Analytics
16 13 (8.18%) Data Analytics
16 13 (8.18%) QlikView
16 13 (8.18%) Information Assurance
16 13 (8.18%) DV Cleared

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (6.92%) SAS
2 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) SPSS
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.63%) Primavera
4 1 (0.63%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.63%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.63%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (3.14%) Azure Functions
4 5 (3.14%) IaaS
4 5 (3.14%) PaaS
4 5 (3.14%) Serverless
5 4 (2.52%) Office 365
6 2 (1.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) Internet
2 3 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.18%) QlikView
2 11 (6.92%) Spotfire
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.03%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.52%) Big Data
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) Looker
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.52%) JIRA
4 3 (1.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.89%) JUnit
4 3 (1.89%) Protractor
4 3 (1.89%) Selenium
4 3 (1.89%) TestNG
5 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.26%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (20.75%) Finance
2 23 (14.47%) Marketing
3 12 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.92%) Retail
5 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.40%) Electronics
6 7 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.77%) Advertising
8 4 (2.52%) Banking
9 3 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.89%) Legal
10 2 (1.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) HTML
2 8 (5.03%) .NET
3 7 (4.40%) CSS
4 5 (3.14%) ModSecurity
5 3 (1.89%) Node.js
5 3 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (1.89%) SAPUI5
6 2 (1.26%) Web Services
6 2 (1.26%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.63%) CSS3
7 1 (0.63%) HTML5
7 1 (0.63%) LESS
7 1 (0.63%) React
7 1 (0.63%) Sass
7 1 (0.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.40%) FMCG
3 7 (4.40%) User Experience
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.89%) Clustering
7 3 (1.89%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.26%) CESG
8 2 (1.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.89%) Android
1 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
1 3 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.50%) Project Management
3 27 (16.98%) Business Development
4 22 (13.84%) Presales
4 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (11.95%) Information Security
7 15 (9.43%) CRM
7 15 (9.43%) Visualisation
8 13 (8.18%) Analytics
8 13 (8.18%) Data Analytics
8 13 (8.18%) Information Assurance
9 12 (7.55%) ERP
9 12 (7.55%) Logistics
10 11 (6.92%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (6.92%) Data Governance
10 11 (6.92%) Kanban
11 10 (6.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 16 (10.06%) C
3 13 (8.18%) R
4 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.03%) C#
6 6 (3.77%) Java
7 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.89%) ABAP
8 3 (1.89%) Python
9 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) ES6
10 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (15.72%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.69%) Degree
4 14 (8.81%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (8.18%) DV Cleared
6 11 (6.92%) CISM
6 11 (6.92%) CISSP
7 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.14%) AWS Certification
8 5 (3.14%) MCSA
8 5 (3.14%) MCSE
9 4 (2.52%) ISEB
10 3 (1.89%) CCNA
10 3 (1.89%) CCNP
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.89%) CLAS
10 3 (1.89%) IISP
10 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.92%) Data Quality
3 10 (6.29%) GDPR
3 10 (6.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.52%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.89%) RMADS
7 2 (1.26%) QA
8 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
1 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Packer
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.06%) Tableau
3 11 (6.92%) SAP
4 5 (3.14%) Adobe
4 5 (3.14%) VMware
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco
6 3 (1.89%) Citrix
6 3 (1.89%) Sage
6 3 (1.89%) Veeam
7 2 (1.26%) BT
7 2 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.63%) Genesys
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Meraki
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle
8 1 (0.63%) Talend