The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Principal Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 775 778
Rank change year-on-year +40 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 128 140 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 89 85 137
Median salary £82,500 £95,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% +31.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in England

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in England

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in England

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 102 £82,500 -2.94% 8
South East +51 7 £72,500 -30.12% 3
West Midlands +12 6 £61,750 -36.66% 1
North West -40 4 - -
South West - 4 £29,000 - 2
Midlands - 1 £90,000 - 1
Principal Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 71 (29.71%) Mentoring
2 67 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.62%) Degree
4 56 (23.43%) Presales
5 55 (23.01%) Finance
6 45 (18.83%) Test Automation
7 40 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (16.74%) Test Strategy
8 39 (16.32%) Java
9 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
10 37 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (15.48%) Coaching
11 36 (15.06%) Open Source
12 35 (14.64%) Selenium
13 34 (14.23%) .NET
14 32 (13.39%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.97%) C#
15 31 (12.97%) HTML
16 30 (12.55%) SQL
16 30 (12.55%) SDLC
17 29 (12.13%) JUnit
18 28 (11.72%) CSS
18 28 (11.72%) Protractor
18 28 (11.72%) TestNG
18 28 (11.72%) Jasmine
19 27 (11.30%) DevOps
20 26 (10.88%) Migration
21 25 (10.46%) Change Management
21 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (10.46%) Security Cleared

Principal 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 6 (2.51%) OpenStack
1 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) Mule
5 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.42%) SAS
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.26%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.42%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) G Suite
4 2 (0.84%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.84%) Slack
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (2.93%) Firewall
3 6 (2.51%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.67%) LAN
4 4 (1.67%) WAN
4 4 (1.67%) Wireless
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.26%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.26%) Network Security
5 3 (1.26%) Skype
5 3 (1.26%) VPN
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.84%) LTE
6 2 (0.84%) Multicast
6 2 (0.84%) TETRA
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.42%) NAS
7 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.42%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.77%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.51%) Big Data
2 6 (2.51%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.26%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Power BI
5 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (14.64%) Selenium
2 29 (12.13%) JUnit
3 28 (11.72%) Jasmine
3 28 (11.72%) Protractor
3 28 (11.72%) TestNG
4 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.09%) eggPlant
5 5 (2.09%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.09%) JIRA
5 5 (2.09%) JMeter
5 5 (2.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.26%) NeoLoad
6 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.84%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 55 (23.01%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.77%) Retail
4 8 (3.35%) Law
5 6 (2.51%) Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Marketing
6 4 (1.67%) Billing
6 4 (1.67%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) Military
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) German Language
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Avionics
8 2 (0.84%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.23%) .NET
2 31 (12.97%) HTML
3 28 (11.72%) CSS
4 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.26%) Node.js
5 3 (1.26%) Spring
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.84%) HTML5
6 2 (0.84%) JSON
6 2 (0.84%) React
6 2 (0.84%) REST
6 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.84%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.42%) Ajax
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.42%) JPA
7 1 (0.42%) jQuery
7 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.95%) Fintech
3 18 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.09%) Blog
5 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.26%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) CESG
7 2 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.84%) PKI
7 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Derivative
8 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) IPTV
8 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.77%) Windows
2 6 (2.51%) Linux
3 5 (2.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.71%) Mentoring
2 67 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.43%) Presales
4 45 (18.83%) Test Automation
5 40 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (16.74%) Test Strategy
6 37 (15.48%) Coaching
6 37 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (15.06%) Open Source
8 30 (12.55%) SDLC
9 27 (11.30%) DevOps
10 26 (10.88%) Migration
11 25 (10.46%) Change Management
12 22 (9.21%) Information Security
13 21 (8.79%) Business Development
14 20 (8.37%) Analytics
15 19 (7.95%) Scrum
16 18 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (7.53%) Wealth Management
17 16 (6.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.32%) Java
2 32 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.97%) C#
4 30 (12.55%) SQL
5 8 (3.35%) C
6 5 (2.09%) Python
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.84%) VBScript
8 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (27.62%) Degree
2 25 (10.46%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.21%) CISSP
4 16 (6.69%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.02%) CCNP
5 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.02%) CISM
6 10 (4.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 9 (3.77%) CLAS
8 8 (3.35%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.93%) APMP
9 7 (2.93%) CCDP
9 7 (2.93%) MCSE
10 6 (2.51%) CCIE
10 6 (2.51%) CCSE
10 6 (2.51%) CISA
11 5 (2.09%) AWS Certification
11 5 (2.09%) CRISC
11 5 (2.09%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.51%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.09%) GPG13
5 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.67%) GDPR
7 2 (0.84%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.84%) RMADS
8 1 (0.42%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.51%) XenApp
2 6 (2.51%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.09%) vCloud
4 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.26%) Docker
5 3 (1.26%) vSphere
5 3 (1.26%) XenServer
6 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.51%) Puppet
2 5 (2.09%) vRealize
3 4 (1.67%) Ansible
4 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.69%) VMware
3 15 (6.28%) Cisco
4 14 (5.86%) Computacenter
5 11 (4.60%) SAP
6 8 (3.35%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.93%) Citrix
8 5 (2.09%) AppSense
8 5 (2.09%) HP
8 5 (2.09%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.67%) F5
9 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle
9 4 (1.67%) Splunk
10 3 (1.26%) Cognos
10 3 (1.26%) Facebook
10 3 (1.26%) Juniper
10 3 (1.26%) Symantec
10 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.84%) Avaya
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Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holi
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South West
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South East
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Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 30% Commission + Full Benefits
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Salary: £60k - 70k per year
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £highly attractive, plus car + bonuses
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Benefits+Car
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Salary: company benefits
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
England
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Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Competitive
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