The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 41 27 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 67 92 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.95% 8.57% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.27% 8.91% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 38
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 810 1033 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.09% 96.18% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 666 674 807
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 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
Cheltenham -22 11 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Cirencester - 5 £36,500 -
Gloucester -8 2 £41,875 -16.25%
Tewkesbury - 1 £41,000 -
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 98 (74.24%) Security Cleared
2 76 (57.58%) C
3 55 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 55 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 43 (32.58%) Project Management
5 37 (28.03%) Degree
6 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 28 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (20.45%) Java
10 26 (19.70%) C++
10 26 (19.70%) Big Data
10 26 (19.70%) Business Analysis
10 26 (19.70%) Hadoop
11 24 (18.18%) C#
12 23 (17.42%) Coaching
13 22 (16.67%) Business Development
13 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.67%) ITIL
14 21 (15.91%) Python
15 20 (15.15%) Mentoring
16 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (12.88%) Objective-C
17 17 (12.88%) Information Security
17 17 (12.88%) Change Management
17 17 (12.88%) CISSP
17 17 (12.88%) Test Strategy
17 17 (12.88%) MODAF
18 16 (12.12%) Java EE
18 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (9.85%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Internet
2 6 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.55%) LAN
2 6 (4.55%) WAN
3 5 (3.79%) Firewall
3 5 (3.79%) Wireless
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.76%) BGP
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) OSPF
6 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.70%) Big Data
1 26 (19.70%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (2.27%) GIS
5 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) DB2
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (12.12%) Games
2 8 (6.06%) Local Government
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.55%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Finance
6 3 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Java EE
1 16 (12.12%) STL
2 13 (9.85%) EJB
2 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
2 13 (9.85%) J2EE
2 13 (9.85%) Spring
3 8 (6.06%) .NET
4 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) Kafka
5 1 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.30%) Internet of Things
3 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.55%) Cybercrime
4 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.27%) Social Media
6 2 (1.52%) CESG
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Android
2 12 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 12 (9.09%) Windows
3 9 (6.82%) Linux
4 4 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Project Management
2 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (19.70%) Business Analysis
5 23 (17.42%) Coaching
6 22 (16.67%) Business Development
6 22 (16.67%) ITIL
7 20 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.88%) Change Management
9 17 (12.88%) Information Security
9 17 (12.88%) MODAF
9 17 (12.88%) Test Strategy
10 16 (12.12%) Multithreading
10 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (11.36%) Mathematics
11 15 (11.36%) Security Management
12 13 (9.85%) Mobile Development
13 12 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.58%) C
2 27 (20.45%) Java
3 26 (19.70%) C++
4 24 (18.18%) C#
5 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 21 (15.91%) Python
7 17 (12.88%) Objective-C
8 12 (9.09%) SQL
9 4 (3.03%) Perl
9 4 (3.03%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (74.24%) Security Cleared
2 55 (41.67%) DV Cleared
2 55 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 37 (28.03%) Degree
4 17 (12.88%) CISSP
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.06%) APMP
6 8 (6.06%) CHECK Team Leader
6 8 (6.06%) CHECK Team Member
7 7 (5.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (4.55%) CCNP
8 6 (4.55%) CISM
9 5 (3.79%) CISMP
10 4 (3.03%) CCNA
10 4 (3.03%) GIAC
10 4 (3.03%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.79%) COBIT
3 5 (3.79%) ISO27002
3 5 (3.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.27%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.52%) QA
6 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.76%) Netcool
1 1 (0.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (9.09%) Cisco
2 9 (6.82%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.27%) ESRI
4 3 (2.27%) VMware
5 2 (1.52%) Juniper
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) EMC
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Palo Alto
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago