The median annual salary for a Consultant was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.39% 5.76% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 5.86% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Median salary £44,500 £55,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.09% +103.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £35,300 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £35,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 493 683 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.40% 98.27% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 427 595 589
Median salary £40,000 £36,378 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cardiff

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Consultant in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cardiff region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (50.00%) ERP
2 13 (40.63%) B2B
2 13 (40.63%) Telesales
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 6 (18.75%) Advertising
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (9.38%) SAP
7 3 (9.38%) Windows
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
8 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) User Experience
8 2 (6.25%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
8 2 (6.25%) Psychology

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (3.13%) Documentum
1 1 (3.13%) FileNet
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.13%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ERP
2 13 (40.63%) B2B
2 13 (40.63%) Telesales
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (6.25%) Presales
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Psychology
6 2 (6.25%) Wireframes
7 1 (3.13%) CAD
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam