Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Consultant
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 42 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.09% 1.70% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.75% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% +18.34%
10th Percentile £34,375 £52,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £64,375 £60,000 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 281 286 309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 97.28% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 252 253 275
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,250 £55,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Chester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Chester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Chester over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Chester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Pegasus
3 1 (16.67%) ACCA
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) CIMA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ACCA
2 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Pegasus