The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 36 67
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 53 94 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.38% 6.33% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 6.51% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 69 40
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,825
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1445 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.62% 97.37% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1132 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (44.33%) Degree
1 43 (44.33%) Mathematics
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 32 (32.99%) Java
4 28 (28.87%) C++
5 24 (24.74%) Computer Science
6 22 (22.68%) Software Engineering
7 19 (19.59%) Physics
8 18 (18.56%) C
9 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.53%) SAP
9 17 (17.53%) Python
9 17 (17.53%) Electronics
10 15 (15.46%) Embedded C
11 14 (14.43%) .NET
11 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.40%) C#
12 13 (13.40%) Embedded C++
13 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (10.31%) Perl
14 10 (10.31%) Presales
15 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.25%) Retail
15 8 (8.25%) Finance
15 8 (8.25%) Linux
15 8 (8.25%) ERP
16 7 (7.22%) Cognizant
16 7 (7.22%) Firewall
16 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
16 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) SAP Portal
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (6.19%) SAP SD
2 5 (5.15%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.09%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.09%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.09%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.03%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.03%) Movex
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) DHCP
2 3 (3.09%) DNS
2 3 (3.09%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) DSL
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (2.06%) QlikView
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (17.53%) Electronics
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) French Language
4 5 (5.15%) Italian Language
4 5 (5.15%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.12%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (2.06%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.03%) Verilog
5 1 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Unix
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Mathematics
2 22 (22.68%) Software Engineering
3 19 (19.59%) Physics
4 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.31%) Presales
6 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.25%) ERP
7 6 (6.19%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 6 (6.19%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.15%) Workflow
9 4 (4.12%) ETL
9 4 (4.12%) Project Management
10 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.09%) Migration
10 3 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) Java
3 28 (28.87%) C++
4 18 (18.56%) C
5 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.53%) Python
6 15 (15.46%) Embedded C
7 13 (13.40%) C#
7 13 (13.40%) Embedded C++
8 10 (10.31%) Perl
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 4 (4.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (44.33%) Degree
2 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) ACCA
3 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.09%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.06%) CISMP
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) COBIT
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.06%) ISO27002
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) SAP
2 7 (7.22%) Cognizant
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.12%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle
6 1 (1.03%) ESRI
6 1 (1.03%) Infor
6 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.03%) Sage
6 1 (1.03%) Symantec
6 1 (1.03%) Talend
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
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