Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 - +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% 3.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 3.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Chester median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +23.38% -23.00%

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 401 273 312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.50% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 358 211 278
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,975 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -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 Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) ProC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (75.00%) PROC SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Macro
2 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP

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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ProC
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PROC SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Macro
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP