Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 53 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 105 98 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.29% 6.23% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 6.35% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 98 60 111
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £17,750 £28,050 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,375 £72,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,591 1,544 2,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 98.16% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,251 1,704
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 62 £18,500 -58.89% 2
Gloucester +14 11 £40,389 -32.69% 6
Cirencester +8 6 £57,500 +57.53%
Lydney - 2 £42,500 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.95%) Advertising
3 21 (20.00%) Marketing
4 19 (18.10%) Social Media
4 19 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (16.19%) Business Development
6 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.29%) Degree
7 15 (14.29%) C
8 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.38%) Finance
9 13 (12.38%) Business Analysis
10 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.43%) Python
10 12 (11.43%) DV Cleared
10 12 (11.43%) Data Science
11 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
11 11 (10.48%) Java
11 11 (10.48%) CISSP
11 11 (10.48%) Information Security
12 10 (9.52%) ISO 9001
12 10 (9.52%) SQL
12 10 (9.52%) Linux
12 10 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (9.52%) Driving Licence
13 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 9 (8.57%) GDPR
14 8 (7.62%) C#
14 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
14 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared

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 5 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) VLAN
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
3 3 (2.86%) Big Data
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.90%) Endeca
4 2 (1.90%) GIS
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Power BI
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.95%) CodeSonar
2 1 (0.95%) git-flow
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.95%) Selenium
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (20.95%) Advertising
2 21 (20.00%) Marketing
3 13 (12.38%) Finance
4 7 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Games
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.81%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Java EE
1 5 (4.76%) STL
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) J2EE
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) EJB
3 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.90%) OAuth
3 2 (1.90%) OpenID
3 2 (1.90%) SAML
3 2 (1.90%) Spring
3 2 (1.90%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) Django
4 1 (0.95%) LAMP
4 1 (0.95%) Node.js
4 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.95%) REST
4 1 (0.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Social Media
2 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) iPhone
7 2 (1.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Unix
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (16.19%) Business Development
3 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
4 13 (12.38%) Business Analysis
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.43%) Data Science
6 11 (10.48%) Information Security
7 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
9 7 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Six Sigma
9 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.71%) Network Design
10 6 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Project Management
11 5 (4.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) C
2 12 (11.43%) Python
3 11 (10.48%) Java
4 10 (9.52%) SQL
5 8 (7.62%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) C++
6 7 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.76%) R
8 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.81%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) VB
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) Degree
3 12 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.48%) CISSP
5 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.67%) CISMP
6 7 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.81%) CCNA
8 4 (3.81%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (3.81%) GIAC
8 4 (3.81%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (3.81%) MCSE
8 4 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (3.81%) SANS
8 4 (3.81%) SSCP
9 3 (2.86%) CCNP
9 3 (2.86%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 10 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.57%) GDPR
3 7 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.71%) QA
5 1 (0.95%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) Brocade
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco
3 3 (2.86%) F5
3 3 (2.86%) Juniper
3 3 (2.86%) Riverbed
4 1 (0.95%) Facebook
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) IFS
4 1 (0.95%) Symantec
4 1 (0.95%) Veeam
4 1 (0.95%) VMware