Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 74 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 149 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.99% 3.80% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 3.89% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 120 106 83
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.99% -12.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 3,640 3,700 3,181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.52% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,997 3,073 2,777
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Bristol

Consultant
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £42,500 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (18.12%) Business Development
5 26 (17.45%) Finance
6 25 (16.78%) SQL
7 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
8 21 (14.09%) Degree
9 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
11 18 (12.08%) Java
12 17 (11.41%) HTML
12 17 (11.41%) Presales
13 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
13 16 (10.74%) .NET
13 16 (10.74%) Project Management
14 15 (10.07%) ERP
14 15 (10.07%) Logistics
14 15 (10.07%) SDLC
14 15 (10.07%) Dynamics 365
14 15 (10.07%) Public Cloud
15 14 (9.40%) CRM
16 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.72%) SAP
17 12 (8.05%) Dynamics AX
17 12 (8.05%) CSS
17 12 (8.05%) Windows
17 12 (8.05%) C
17 12 (8.05%) CESG Certified Professional

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 7 (4.70%) SAS
2 4 (2.68%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) SPSS
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.01%) Sage 1000
4 3 (2.01%) Sage 200
4 3 (2.01%) Sage 500
4 3 (2.01%) SAP Business One
4 3 (2.01%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.67%) Primavera
5 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.07%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.03%) Office 365
5 2 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Firewall
2 6 (4.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) QlikView
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) Spotfire
3 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.36%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.01%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.34%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) JUnit
1 10 (6.71%) Selenium
1 10 (6.71%) TestNG
2 9 (6.04%) Jasmine
2 9 (6.04%) Protractor
3 4 (2.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) JMeter
5 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.67%) VersionOne
General
1 26 (17.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Marketing
3 8 (5.37%) Retail
4 7 (4.70%) Advertising
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.68%) Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.01%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) HTML
2 16 (10.74%) .NET
3 12 (8.05%) CSS
4 4 (2.68%) ModSecurity
4 4 (2.68%) XML
5 3 (2.01%) IDoc
5 3 (2.01%) Web Services
6 2 (1.34%) EDI
6 2 (1.34%) REST
6 2 (1.34%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.34%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.34%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.67%) CSS3
7 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.67%) LESS
7 1 (0.67%) React
7 1 (0.67%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.67%) Sass
7 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.70%) Clustering
4 6 (4.03%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.36%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.68%) FMCG
6 4 (2.68%) Social Media
7 3 (2.01%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.01%) NHS
8 2 (1.34%) CESG
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Robotics
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.12%) Business Development
3 19 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.41%) Presales
5 16 (10.74%) Project Management
6 15 (10.07%) ERP
6 15 (10.07%) Logistics
6 15 (10.07%) SDLC
7 14 (9.40%) CRM
8 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.38%) Open Source
9 11 (7.38%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.38%) Visualisation
10 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.71%) Information Security
11 9 (6.04%) Analytics
11 9 (6.04%) Data Analytics
11 9 (6.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) SQL
2 18 (12.08%) Java
3 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.05%) C
5 11 (7.38%) C#
6 8 (5.37%) R
7 7 (4.70%) ABAP
8 3 (2.01%) X++
9 2 (1.34%) Python
9 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.67%) ES6
10 1 (0.67%) Ruby
10 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.09%) Degree
3 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (6.71%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.37%) CISM
6 8 (5.37%) CISSP
7 6 (4.03%) CCNA
7 6 (4.03%) CCNP
7 6 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.36%) AWS Certification
8 5 (3.36%) MCSA
8 5 (3.36%) MCSE
9 2 (1.34%) ISEB
9 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) PMO
3 4 (2.68%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.34%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Packer
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.72%) SAP
3 11 (7.38%) Tableau
4 6 (4.03%) Cisco
4 6 (4.03%) Citrix
4 6 (4.03%) Veeam
4 6 (4.03%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle
5 4 (2.68%) Sage
6 2 (1.34%) BT
6 2 (1.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe
7 1 (0.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.67%) Genesys
7 1 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.67%) Infor
7 1 (0.67%) McAfee
7 1 (0.67%) Sybase
7 1 (0.67%) Twitter
7 1 (0.67%) WatchGuard