Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 74 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 102 112 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.70% 4.15% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 4.26% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 74 65 90
Cambridge median annual salary £43,750 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +12.82% +5.98%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £73,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +11.58% +2.15%

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 2,662 2,630 2,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.41% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,837 1,988 2,030
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 45 (44.12%) Mathematics
2 42 (41.18%) Degree
3 30 (29.41%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
5 17 (16.67%) Physics
5 17 (16.67%) Java
5 17 (16.67%) C
6 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.69%) PHP
6 16 (15.69%) Electronics
6 16 (15.69%) Finance
6 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
7 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.71%) Python
7 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.71%) Embedded C
7 15 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (13.73%) Project Management
8 14 (13.73%) C++
9 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.76%) SAP
9 12 (11.76%) Embedded C++
9 12 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.78%) Retail
11 10 (9.80%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.80%) Presales
12 9 (8.82%) High Availability
12 9 (8.82%) ITIL
12 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.90%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.98%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.94%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.94%) Sage BI
3 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.96%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.98%) LAN
2 1 (0.98%) NGN
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
2 1 (0.98%) SMS
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) VLAN
2 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (7.84%) SAP HANA
2 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (4.90%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (2.94%) Big Data
3 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.96%) JMeter
2 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 16 (15.69%) Electronics
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Retail
3 9 (8.82%) Advertising
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Law
7 2 (1.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.98%) Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) SAP Fiori
1 5 (4.90%) SAP PI
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.96%) EDI
4 2 (1.96%) Kafka
4 2 (1.96%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.84%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Fintech
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.98%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.98%) CCTV
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.98%) Java Card
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Linux
1 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.98%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Mathematics
2 17 (16.67%) Physics
3 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
4 14 (13.73%) Project Management
5 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.80%) Presales
7 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.82%) High Availability
7 9 (8.82%) ITIL
8 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.84%) OpenUP
8 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.86%) CRM
9 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (5.88%) Scrum
11 5 (4.90%) Analytical Thinking
11 5 (4.90%) ERP
11 5 (4.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) C
2 17 (16.67%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.69%) PHP
4 15 (14.71%) Embedded C
4 15 (14.71%) Python
5 14 (13.73%) C++
6 12 (11.76%) Embedded C++
7 7 (6.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) Degree
2 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.90%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.96%) AAT
5 2 (1.96%) ACCA
5 2 (1.96%) CIMA
5 2 (1.96%) CISM
5 2 (1.96%) CISSP
5 2 (1.96%) PhD
6 1 (0.98%) CEH
6 1 (0.98%) GIAC
6 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.98%) SANS
6 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) COSO
3 1 (0.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Kibana
2 1 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) SAP
3 3 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (1.96%) Google
4 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco
5 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.98%) Cognos
5 1 (0.98%) QNX
5 1 (0.98%) Splunk
5 1 (0.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Wind River
5 1 (0.98%) WorldPay