Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 80 106 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.57% 7.49% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 7.66% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 70 79 88
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -30.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £17,750 £17,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £72,500
South West median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +5.26%

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 1,375 1,383 2,162
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.74% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,141 1,804
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +1.22%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 0 37 £18,500 -35.09% 5
Gloucester +4 17 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Cirencester +22 7 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £55,000 -
Stroud - 1 £57,500 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (25.00%) Information Security
2 20 (25.00%) Degree
3 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (20.00%) C
5 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
6 12 (15.00%) Marketing
7 10 (12.50%) Business Development
7 10 (12.50%) Social Media
7 10 (12.50%) Python
7 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.50%) Advertising
8 9 (11.25%) C#
9 8 (10.00%) C++
9 8 (10.00%) Java
9 8 (10.00%) Windows
9 8 (10.00%) Linux
9 8 (10.00%) CISSP
9 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
9 8 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.00%) Data Science
10 7 (8.75%) Android
10 7 (8.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Finance
11 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma

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 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.75%) CodeSonar
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.75%) git-flow
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) Robot Framework
1 3 (3.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.00%) Marketing
2 10 (12.50%) Advertising
3 6 (7.50%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Games
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
1 6 (7.50%) Java EE
1 6 (7.50%) STL
2 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.00%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.75%) Django
3 3 (3.75%) LAMP
3 3 (3.75%) Node.js
3 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.75%) REST
3 3 (3.75%) SOAP
3 3 (3.75%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.50%) EJB
4 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) OAuth
4 2 (2.50%) OpenID
4 2 (2.50%) Spring
4 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Social Media
2 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (6.25%) Cybercrime
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) CESG
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Cyber Warfare
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.25%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (25.00%) Information Security
3 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.50%) Business Development
5 8 (10.00%) Data Science
5 8 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.75%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.50%) Information Assurance
7 6 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma
7 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) Android Development
8 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C
2 10 (12.50%) Python
3 9 (11.25%) C#
4 8 (10.00%) C++
4 8 (10.00%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) SQL
6 3 (3.75%) VB
7 2 (2.50%) R
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) CISSP
4 5 (6.25%) CCNA
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (5.00%) IISP
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (3.75%) GIAC
6 3 (3.75%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
6 3 (3.75%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.75%) SANS
6 3 (3.75%) SSCP
7 2 (2.50%) ACCA
7 2 (2.50%) CCNP
7 2 (2.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.25%) COBIT
3 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
1 3 (3.75%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Salt
2 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.25%) IFS
4 1 (1.25%) Intel
4 1 (1.25%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.25%) Meraki
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec
4 1 (1.25%) Veeam
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Xilinx