Period
to 26 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

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

Consultant
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 18 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 37 69 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.41% 12.00% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 12.64% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 67 20
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -38.38% -15.91%
10th Percentile £17,750 £17,750 £30,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 486 546 446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 94.96% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 379 470 372
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,875 £22,725 £25,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.17% -4.71%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Cheltenham

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) Business Transformation
3 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Project Management
5 12 (32.43%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (32.43%) Programme Delivery
6 11 (29.73%) C
7 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) User Stories
9 7 (18.92%) Big Data
9 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (18.92%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (18.92%) Quality Management
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) C++
9 7 (18.92%) Java
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) UML
9 7 (18.92%) Python
9 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
9 7 (18.92%) Use Case
10 6 (16.22%) JIRA
10 6 (16.22%) Android
10 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
11 5 (13.51%) Network Design
11 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) git-flow
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (5.41%) CodeSonar
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Appium
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) TestRail
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 4 (10.81%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
3 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.11%) Java EE
3 3 (8.11%) STL
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) Django
4 2 (5.41%) EJB
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (13.51%) Cybercrime
2 5 (13.51%) PMI
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Android
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Business Transformation
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Programme Delivery
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (21.62%) User Stories
6 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (18.92%) Quality Management
6 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
6 7 (18.92%) UML
6 7 (18.92%) Use Case
7 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
7 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Kanban
8 5 (13.51%) Network Design
8 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) C
2 7 (18.92%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) C++
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Go
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) CAPM
3 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
3 5 (13.51%) PMP
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CISSP
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
5 2 (5.41%) CRISC
5 2 (5.41%) GIAC
5 2 (5.41%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) SANS
5 2 (5.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) COBIT
1 2 (5.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Salt
3 1 (2.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Google
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) SAP