Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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

Data Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 240 309
Rank change year-on-year +24 +69 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 20 9 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 13
10th Percentile £48,375 " £45,250
25th Percentile £52,813 £33,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £45,250 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +51.93% -27.60% -3.85%
75th Percentile £100,000 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £86,250 £81,500
Central London median annual salary £68,750 £45,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +51.93% -24.58% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,788 5,971 9,599
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 94.24% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,244 5,231 8,583
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Consultant in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in the City of London

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, Data 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 City of London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (30.00%) Informatica
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Big Data
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Law
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Front Office
5 3 (15.00%) Back Office
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) PolarLake
5 3 (15.00%) Reuters
5 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Markit EDM
1 3 (15.00%) PolarLake
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (15.00%) Snowflake
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (15.00%) Back Office
3 3 (15.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) Automotive
4 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) D3.js
1 1 (5.00%) Matplotlib
1 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Derivative
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (15.00%) OTC Derivatives
1 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Fund Accounting
5 3 (15.00%) Reference Data Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (15.00%) EMIR
2 3 (15.00%) MiFID
2 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.00%) Calypso
2 3 (15.00%) Charles River
2 3 (15.00%) Databricks
2 3 (15.00%) FactSet
2 3 (15.00%) Fidessa
2 3 (15.00%) Murex
2 3 (15.00%) Refinitiv
2 3 (15.00%) Reuters
2 3 (15.00%) SmartCo
2 3 (15.00%) SmartStream
3 1 (5.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) StreamSets