Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -63 +13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 52 94 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.72% 4.12% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 4.23% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 81
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -1.09% -3.16%
10th Percentile £20,000 £34,450 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £72,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,200 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.95% +5.56% -5.26%

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 2952 2224 2771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.42% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2258 1851 2398
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) Physics
4 11 (21.15%) PhD
4 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
5 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 9 (17.31%) Degree
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Python
7 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 8 (15.38%) SAP
7 8 (15.38%) Electronics
7 8 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Information Security
8 7 (13.46%) Business Development
8 7 (13.46%) Java Card
8 7 (13.46%) DRM
8 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
8 7 (13.46%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
8 7 (13.46%) Threat Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Presales
9 6 (11.54%) Perl
9 6 (11.54%) C++
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.54%) Firewall
10 5 (9.62%) Ruby
10 5 (9.62%) HTML

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP SD
2 4 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.77%) SAP MM
3 3 (5.77%) SAP SCM
4 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.85%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) FinancialForce
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (15.38%) Electronics
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.92%) French Language
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.85%) POSIX
3 2 (3.85%) Qt
3 2 (3.85%) STL
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
2 7 (13.46%) Java Card
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.85%) ASIC
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.08%) Physics
3 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Business Development
5 7 (13.46%) DRM
5 7 (13.46%) Information Security
5 7 (13.46%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Presales
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) ERP
8 4 (7.69%) Recruitment Marketing
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) Python
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) ABAP
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.77%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) PhD
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Epicor
3 2 (3.85%) IFS
3 2 (3.85%) Infor
3 2 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Sage
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) Xero