Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Consultant
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 48 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 106 147 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.45% 6.58% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 6.78% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 79 88 99
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.91% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £17,750 £33,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £72,500 £67,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,390 2,169 1,935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.75% 97.13% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,813 1,498
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Gloucestershire

Consultant
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Cheltenham +13 51 £28,500 -52.50% 5
Gloucester +39 8 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Cirencester -15 3 £38,000 +4.11%
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (33.02%) Finance
1 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.53%) C
3 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.64%) Driving Licence
4 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
5 21 (19.81%) Advertising
6 17 (16.04%) Time Management
7 16 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (13.21%) Degree
9 13 (12.26%) Marketing
9 13 (12.26%) C++
9 13 (12.26%) Java
10 12 (11.32%) Project Management
10 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
10 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (10.38%) Change Management
11 11 (10.38%) ITIL
12 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.43%) UML
12 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.43%) CISSP
12 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
12 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
12 10 (9.43%) Amazon S3
12 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (9.43%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (9.43%) Test Strategy

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (5.66%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon S3
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.66%) Office 365
4 4 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.77%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Firewall
2 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 5 (4.72%) VPN
3 4 (3.77%) Network Security
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (2.83%) Intranet
5 2 (1.89%) HTTP
5 2 (1.89%) LAN
5 2 (1.89%) NAS
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
5 2 (1.89%) SSL
5 2 (1.89%) VLAN
5 2 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) DHCP
6 1 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) Power BI
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.94%) Endeca
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.89%) CodeSonar
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) git-flow
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Robot Framework
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Advertising
3 13 (12.26%) Marketing
4 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.77%) Electronics
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.89%) Django
2 2 (1.89%) Java EE
2 2 (1.89%) LAMP
2 2 (1.89%) Node.js
2 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.89%) REST
2 2 (1.89%) SOAP
2 2 (1.89%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.89%) STL
3 1 (0.94%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Driving Licence
2 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) Social Media
4 5 (4.72%) SCADA
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.83%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) CESG
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Time Management
2 16 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) Project Management
5 11 (10.38%) Change Management
5 11 (10.38%) ITIL
6 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.43%) Mathematics
6 10 (9.43%) MODAF
6 10 (9.43%) Presales
6 10 (9.43%) Requirements Management
6 10 (9.43%) SysML
6 10 (9.43%) Test Strategy
6 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.43%) UML
7 9 (8.49%) Business Development
8 7 (6.60%) ERP
9 5 (4.72%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.72%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) C
2 13 (12.26%) C++
2 13 (12.26%) Java
3 9 (8.49%) SQL
4 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (33.02%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.21%) Degree
4 10 (9.43%) CISSP
4 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
5 9 (8.49%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (7.55%) CISM
7 5 (4.72%) ISACA
7 5 (4.72%) MCSE
7 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.83%) APMP
8 3 (2.83%) CCNA
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.89%) CLAS
9 2 (1.89%) IISP
10 1 (0.94%) ACCA
10 1 (0.94%) CIMA
10 1 (0.94%) CISA
10 1 (0.94%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.77%) RMADS
2 3 (2.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.89%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
1 2 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) SAP
3 7 (6.60%) Sage
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco
4 5 (4.72%) Citrix
5 3 (2.83%) Epicor
5 3 (2.83%) HP
5 3 (2.83%) Infor
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.83%) Proofpoint
5 3 (2.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.89%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.89%) Aruba
6 2 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.89%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.94%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com