Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Data Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 792 855
Rank change year-on-year +19 +63 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 401 436 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 285 328 368
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,525 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in England

Data Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 289 £62,500 -7.41% 19
South East +44 52 £52,000 -5.45% 3
North of England -4 23 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East of England +6 13 £52,500 -4.55% 5
South West +21 10 £57,500 +33.72% 2
North West -33 10 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +13 7 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Midlands +11 1 £32,500 -13.91% 1
West Midlands -4 1 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Data Consultant
UK

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data 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 England region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 198 (49.38%) Analytics
2 142 (35.41%) SQL
3 131 (32.67%) Big Data
4 115 (28.68%) Data Management
5 105 (26.18%) Finance
6 103 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
7 90 (22.44%) Data Analytics
8 86 (21.45%) Degree
9 76 (18.95%) Tableau
10 74 (18.45%) Data Quality
11 69 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (16.71%) Data Modelling
13 66 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 62 (15.46%) Linux
15 62 (15.46%) Python
16 53 (13.22%) R
17 52 (12.97%) Data Governance
17 52 (12.97%) Migration
18 50 (12.47%) ETL
18 50 (12.47%) Project Management
18 50 (12.47%) Visualisation
18 50 (12.47%) Data Integration
19 48 (11.97%) Hadoop
19 48 (11.97%) Business Analytics
19 48 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (11.72%) Oracle
21 46 (11.47%) Retail
22 45 (11.22%) Data Visualisation
23 44 (10.97%) Informatica

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 37 (9.23%) SAS
2 26 (6.48%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.99%) JBoss
4 12 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.00%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.50%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.49%) SPSS
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) EViews
Business Applications
1 10 (2.49%) SAP HCM
1 10 (2.49%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.00%) Actimize
4 3 (0.75%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.75%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.49%) Azure Machine Learning
4 10 (2.49%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.50%) SaaS
6 4 (1.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (1.00%) PaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.50%) Office 365
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.24%) HTTP
1 13 (3.24%) SSL
2 12 (2.99%) LDAP
3 6 (1.50%) LAN
3 6 (1.50%) Wireless
4 5 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.00%) 802.11
5 4 (1.00%) NAS
5 4 (1.00%) SAN
6 3 (0.75%) Network Security
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.50%) Internet
7 2 (0.50%) SSH
8 1 (0.25%) FTP
8 1 (0.25%) Skype
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (32.67%) Big Data
2 63 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 48 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (11.97%) Hadoop
4 34 (8.48%) Power BI
5 33 (8.23%) QlikView
6 29 (7.23%) Apache Hive
7 28 (6.98%) NoSQL
8 23 (5.74%) MySQL
9 21 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (4.99%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (4.99%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (4.24%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.49%) DataStage
14 13 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (3.24%) Snowflake Schema
14 13 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (2.99%) Impala
15 12 (2.99%) LucidDB
Development Applications
1 25 (6.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.25%) RStudio
2 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.00%) GitLab
3 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.50%) JUnit
4 2 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 105 (26.18%) Finance
2 46 (11.47%) Retail
3 38 (9.48%) Banking
4 29 (7.23%) Law
5 28 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 23 (5.74%) Marketing
7 13 (3.24%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.49%) Automotive
8 10 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.49%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.50%) Advertising
10 4 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.00%) Legal
11 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.23%) Web Services
2 23 (5.74%) XML
3 20 (4.99%) JSON
4 14 (3.49%) MDX
4 14 (3.49%) Spring
4 14 (3.49%) XSLT
5 12 (2.99%) HTML
5 12 (2.99%) JSP
5 12 (2.99%) Spring Security
6 6 (1.50%) .NET
6 6 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
7 4 (1.00%) REST
8 2 (0.50%) D3.js
8 2 (0.50%) Kafka
8 2 (0.50%) SOAP
9 1 (0.25%) EDI
9 1 (0.25%) ODBC
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.74%) Life Science
5 14 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.75%) Fintech
11 6 (1.50%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.25%) NHS
13 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.00%) Replication
14 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.75%) PKI
15 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.46%) Linux
2 37 (9.23%) Windows
3 12 (2.99%) Solaris
4 7 (1.75%) Unix
5 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.50%) AIX
6 2 (0.50%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (49.38%) Analytics
2 115 (28.68%) Data Management
3 103 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (22.44%) Data Analytics
5 67 (16.71%) Data Modelling
6 66 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (12.97%) Data Governance
7 52 (12.97%) Migration
8 50 (12.47%) Data Integration
8 50 (12.47%) ETL
8 50 (12.47%) Project Management
8 50 (12.47%) Visualisation
9 48 (11.97%) Business Analytics
10 45 (11.22%) Data Visualisation
11 40 (9.98%) Data Migration
12 37 (9.23%) Business Development
13 36 (8.98%) Mathematics
14 33 (8.23%) Machine Learning
14 33 (8.23%) Presales
15 30 (7.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.41%) SQL
2 62 (15.46%) Python
3 53 (13.22%) R
4 35 (8.73%) Java
5 22 (5.49%) VBA
6 15 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.49%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.99%) MATLAB
9 11 (2.74%) VB
10 6 (1.50%) C
10 6 (1.50%) Scala
11 5 (1.25%) ABAP
11 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.00%) Ruby
13 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.50%) C++
14 2 (0.50%) COBOL
14 2 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (21.45%) Degree
2 23 (5.74%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) CISSP
6 3 (0.75%) ISEB
6 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.25%) CEH
8 1 (0.25%) CISA
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) GCIA
8 1 (0.25%) GIAC
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (18.45%) Data Quality
2 30 (7.48%) GDPR
3 23 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.49%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.24%) QA
6 7 (1.75%) PMO
7 5 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (1.00%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.00%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.75%) FATCA
9 3 (0.75%) IFRS
9 3 (0.75%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.25%) COBIT
10 1 (0.25%) GAAP
10 1 (0.25%) GCP
10 1 (0.25%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.25%) SEPA
10 1 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (3.24%) Apache Flume
2 12 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.25%) KVM
4 4 (1.00%) Docker
5 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Ansible
1 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.50%) Ambari
2 2 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 76 (18.95%) Tableau
2 47 (11.72%) Oracle
3 44 (10.97%) Informatica
4 41 (10.22%) Microsoft
5 36 (8.98%) SAP
6 34 (8.48%) MicroStrategy
7 26 (6.48%) Alteryx
8 25 (6.23%) Talend
9 23 (5.74%) Red Hat
9 23 (5.74%) Vertica
10 20 (4.99%) Cognos
10 20 (4.99%) Splunk
11 17 (4.24%) Ab Initio
12 16 (3.99%) Cognizant
13 15 (3.74%) Hortonworks
14 13 (3.24%) Cloudera
15 12 (2.99%) Intel
15 12 (2.99%) Jaspersoft
15 12 (2.99%) TIBCO
16 10 (2.49%) Temenos