The median annual salary for a Consultant was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Consultant
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.11% 1.26% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.27% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £50,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +78.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 136 157 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.77% 98.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 118
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Chester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Force.com
3 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) SPSS
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) D3.js
1 1 (16.67%) DHTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VMS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) SSADM
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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