Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Consultant
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 113 61
Rank change year-on-year +22 -52 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 53 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.55% 2.19% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.25% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 63
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £44,400 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.24% -15.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £24,975 £28,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,400 £46,000
% change year-on-year +12.61% -3.48% +2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,014 3,019 2,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.01% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 2,241 1,817
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.69%
10th Percentile £30,275 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Cambridge

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cambridge region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) C
2 13 (24.53%) C++
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
2 13 (24.53%) Android
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) ERP
4 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning
5 8 (15.09%) Retail
5 8 (15.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (15.09%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) SAP
5 8 (15.09%) Finance
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Time Management
7 6 (11.32%) Selenium
7 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) SAP PI
7 6 (11.32%) Business Development
7 6 (11.32%) Google
7 6 (11.32%) QA
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) CRM
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (7.55%) Apache
1 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (7.55%) SAP ERP
2 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.77%) Sage 200
3 2 (3.77%) Sage 50
3 2 (3.77%) Sage CRM
4 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Office 365
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) 3G
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) GSM
1 1 (1.89%) LTE
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.89%) VPN
1 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
1 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) JMeter
2 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
1 8 (15.09%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Law
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) SAP PI
2 4 (7.55%) Kafka
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) COM
4 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.55%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) Infotainment
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Android
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) ERP
3 8 (15.09%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning
3 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.09%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Time Management
5 6 (11.32%) Business Development
5 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (9.43%) Presales
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Logistics
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C
1 13 (24.53%) C++
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) SAP
3 6 (11.32%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Sage
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam