Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 105 69
Rank change year-on-year +43 -36 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 88 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.01% 2.50% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 2.56% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 77 34 58
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,740 £20,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £59,250 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% -6.84% +5.56%

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 2,104 2,661 2,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 97.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 2,077 1,883
Cambridge median annual salary £47,625 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.26% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £28,875 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +4.05%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Cambridge region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (44.32%) Degree
2 32 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 32 (36.36%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.91%) PHP
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) Project Management
6 12 (13.64%) Finance
6 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 12 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.23%) SAP
9 9 (10.23%) QA
9 9 (10.23%) Selenium
10 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.09%) C
10 8 (9.09%) C++
10 8 (9.09%) Linux
10 8 (9.09%) ERP
10 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.09%) Android
10 8 (9.09%) OpenUP
10 8 (9.09%) Driving Licence
11 7 (7.95%) Presales
11 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (7.95%) Google
11 7 (7.95%) Dynamics NAV

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 5 (5.68%) Apache
1 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.55%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.41%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.14%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.14%) Sage 50
5 1 (1.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.68%) Office 365
4 3 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.14%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) 3G
1 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
1 1 (1.14%) GSM
1 1 (1.14%) LTE
1 1 (1.14%) Network Security
1 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.14%) VPN
1 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Big Data
1 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Selenium
2 5 (5.68%) JMeter
2 5 (5.68%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Advertising
3 5 (5.68%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) SAP PI
2 5 (5.68%) Kafka
2 5 (5.68%) SOAP
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) COM
4 1 (1.14%) EDI
4 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.14%) Java Card
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Android
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 13 (14.77%) Project Management
3 12 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.09%) ERP
6 8 (9.09%) OpenUP
6 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.95%) Presales
8 6 (6.82%) Biology
8 6 (6.82%) Chemistry
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.82%) DevOps
8 6 (6.82%) Physics
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) SDLC
8 6 (6.82%) Time Management
8 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.91%) PHP
3 8 (9.09%) C
3 8 (9.09%) C++
4 6 (6.82%) Java
4 6 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.27%) AAT
3 2 (2.27%) ACCA
3 2 (2.27%) CIMA
3 2 (2.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) SAP
3 7 (7.95%) Google
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) QNX
5 1 (1.14%) Sage
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Veeam
5 1 (1.14%) Wind River