Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 62 58
Rank change year-on-year -37 -4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 101 113 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.94% 4.57% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 4.71% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 77 94
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £35,300 £42,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £72,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -2.17%

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 3,323 2,401 2,790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.05% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,270 1,893 2,227
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 30 (29.70%) SAP
2 29 (28.71%) Finance
3 28 (27.72%) Electronics
3 28 (27.72%) C
3 28 (27.72%) Mathematics
4 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
4 26 (25.74%) Java
4 26 (25.74%) Embedded C
5 25 (24.75%) ERP
5 25 (24.75%) Physics
5 25 (24.75%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (23.76%) Python
6 24 (23.76%) C++
7 23 (22.77%) Software Engineering
7 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
8 22 (21.78%) Advertising
9 21 (20.79%) Embedded C++
10 20 (19.80%) Sage
10 20 (19.80%) Retail
10 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
11 19 (18.81%) Degree
12 18 (17.82%) SAP HANA
12 18 (17.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
13 16 (15.84%) High Availability
14 15 (14.85%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.86%) Firewall
15 14 (13.86%) 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 (4.95%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (9.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (9.90%) NetSuite
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (9.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (7.92%) Sage 200
3 8 (7.92%) Sage BI
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.99%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) FinancialForce
2 7 (6.93%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (4.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) NGN
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) Skype
3 1 (0.99%) SMS
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) VLAN
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SAP HANA
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.92%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.95%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.97%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.99%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) QlikView
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Electronics
3 22 (21.78%) Advertising
4 20 (19.80%) Retail
5 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.98%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.98%) French Language
7 2 (1.98%) Local Government
7 2 (1.98%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) SAP Basis
2 5 (4.95%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (4.95%) SAP PI
3 3 (2.97%) EDI
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.98%) .NET
4 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 2 (1.98%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.75%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.99%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.99%) CCTV
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.99%) Java Card
8 1 (0.99%) Life Science
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.99%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Mathematics
2 25 (24.75%) ERP
2 25 (24.75%) Physics
3 23 (22.77%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (17.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (15.84%) High Availability
7 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.86%) Time Management
9 13 (12.87%) Project Management
9 13 (12.87%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) Service Management
11 9 (8.91%) ITIL
12 8 (7.92%) CRM
13 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.95%) ITIL V3
14 5 (4.95%) Line Management
14 5 (4.95%) Logistics
14 5 (4.95%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) C
2 26 (25.74%) Embedded C
2 26 (25.74%) Java
3 24 (23.76%) C++
3 24 (23.76%) Python
4 21 (20.79%) Embedded C++
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.99%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) R
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.81%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) PhD
3 5 (4.95%) SAP Certification
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.98%) CISM
5 2 (1.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) CEH
6 1 (0.99%) GIAC
6 1 (0.99%) SANS
6 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) PMO
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) COSO
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Kibana
1 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) SAP
2 20 (19.80%) Sage
3 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (10.89%) Epicor
5 11 (10.89%) Infor
5 11 (10.89%) JD Edwards
5 11 (10.89%) Oracle
6 10 (9.90%) IFS
6 10 (9.90%) Xero
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.99%) Cognos
8 1 (0.99%) QNX
8 1 (0.99%) Splunk
8 1 (0.99%) Tableau
8 1 (0.99%) Wind River
8 1 (0.99%) WorldPay