Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 146 135 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.68% 7.15% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 7.43% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 73 91
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £17,750 £35,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,467 1,818 1,933
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.22% 96.29% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,207 1,523 1,357
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +29 70 £18,500 -64.76%
Gloucester +27 14 £60,000 +31.87% 2
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
2 46 (31.51%) Finance
3 39 (26.71%) Driving Licence
4 35 (23.97%) C
5 28 (19.18%) Advertising
6 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
6 26 (17.81%) Project Management
6 26 (17.81%) DV Cleared
7 25 (17.12%) Marketing
8 22 (15.07%) Change Management
8 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (14.38%) Time Management
10 19 (13.01%) Business Development
11 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
11 18 (12.33%) SQL
11 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.64%) Social Media
12 17 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
14 14 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
15 13 (8.90%) Degree
16 12 (8.22%) Oracle
17 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
18 10 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
18 10 (6.85%) QA
18 10 (6.85%) APMP
18 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 10 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
18 10 (6.85%) Programme Delivery

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 (2.74%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.37%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.42%) Sage 200
3 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.37%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.37%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.68%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.11%) Office 365
3 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.74%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) Wireless
4 2 (1.37%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.37%) Network Security
4 2 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.37%) SAN
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
4 2 (1.37%) VLAN
4 2 (1.37%) VPN
4 2 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.79%) Endeca
6 5 (3.42%) GIS
7 4 (2.74%) Power BI
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.37%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.37%) Big Data
9 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.37%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.37%) MySQL
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.37%) CodeSonar
2 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.37%) git-flow
2 2 (1.37%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) Robot Framework
2 2 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 46 (31.51%) Finance
2 28 (19.18%) Advertising
3 25 (17.12%) Marketing
4 8 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Electronics
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Legal
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) Mason
2 3 (2.05%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.37%) Django
3 2 (1.37%) Java EE
3 2 (1.37%) LAMP
3 2 (1.37%) Node.js
3 2 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.37%) REST
3 2 (1.37%) SOAP
3 2 (1.37%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.37%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.71%) Driving Licence
2 17 (11.64%) Social Media
3 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) SCADA
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.68%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Linux
2 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.37%) Android
3 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) Project Management
2 22 (15.07%) Change Management
2 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.38%) Time Management
4 19 (13.01%) Business Development
5 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.64%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (6.85%) Programme Delivery
10 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (6.16%) Data Integration
12 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL
12 8 (5.48%) Presales
13 7 (4.79%) ERP
13 7 (4.79%) Information Security
14 6 (4.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) C
2 18 (12.33%) SQL
3 8 (5.48%) C++
3 8 (5.48%) Java
4 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.37%) C#
5 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.81%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.90%) Degree
5 10 (6.85%) APMP
6 9 (6.16%) CISSP
7 8 (5.48%) DBS Check
8 6 (4.11%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (4.11%) CISM
9 4 (2.74%) MCSE
9 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.05%) ISACA
11 2 (1.37%) CCNP
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.37%) CLAS
11 2 (1.37%) IISP
12 1 (0.68%) ACCA
12 1 (0.68%) CIMA
12 1 (0.68%) CISA
12 1 (0.68%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 9 (6.16%) GDPR
2 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.11%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.05%) PMO
5 2 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.37%) RMADS
6 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.37%) vSphere
2 2 (1.37%) XenApp
2 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
1 2 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) SAP
4 7 (4.79%) Sage
4 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.74%) Cisco
5 4 (2.74%) Epicor
5 4 (2.74%) Infor
6 2 (1.37%) Aruba
6 2 (1.37%) Brocade
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix
6 2 (1.37%) F5
6 2 (1.37%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.37%) Juniper
6 2 (1.37%) Meraki
6 2 (1.37%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.37%) Symantec
6 2 (1.37%) Veeam
6 2 (1.37%) VMware