Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 131 133 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.88% 7.77% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.21% 8.06% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 112 76 95
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £17,750 £35,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £70,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%

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 1,596 1,650 2,040
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.43% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,306 1,337 1,517
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +34 71 £28,500 -45.71% 3
Gloucester +20 17 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Lydney - 2 £42,500 -
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.37%) Finance
3 27 (20.61%) Driving Licence
4 25 (19.08%) DV Cleared
5 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
5 24 (18.32%) Advertising
5 24 (18.32%) Marketing
6 21 (16.03%) C
7 20 (15.27%) Social Media
8 19 (14.50%) Project Management
9 18 (13.74%) Business Development
10 17 (12.98%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (12.98%) GDPR
11 15 (11.45%) SQL
11 15 (11.45%) ISO 9001
11 15 (11.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (11.45%) Change Management
12 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
13 13 (9.92%) Oracle
13 13 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.92%) Degree
13 13 (9.92%) QA
14 12 (9.16%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (9.16%) Oracle ODI
14 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.40%) Information Security
15 11 (8.40%) PRINCE2
15 11 (8.40%) DBS Check
15 11 (8.40%) Time Management

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 3 (2.29%) Apache
1 3 (2.29%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.76%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Firewall
1 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
1 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (1.53%) SAN
1 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.53%) VLAN
1 2 (1.53%) VPN
1 2 (1.53%) WAN
1 2 (1.53%) Wireless
2 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle BI EE
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (5.34%) Endeca
3 5 (3.82%) GIS
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 24 (18.32%) Advertising
2 24 (18.32%) Marketing
3 7 (5.34%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) Mason
2 1 (0.76%) EJB
2 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) J2EE
2 1 (0.76%) Java EE
2 1 (0.76%) Spring
2 1 (0.76%) STL
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Driving Licence
2 20 (15.27%) Social Media
3 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
2 19 (14.50%) Project Management
3 18 (13.74%) Business Development
4 17 (12.98%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (11.45%) Change Management
6 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.40%) Information Security
9 11 (8.40%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.40%) Time Management
10 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.11%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.11%) Data Integration
10 8 (6.11%) Presales
11 7 (5.34%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (5.34%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.58%) Coaching
12 6 (4.58%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) C
2 15 (11.45%) SQL
3 6 (4.58%) Java
4 5 (3.82%) Python
5 3 (2.29%) R
6 2 (1.53%) C#
6 2 (1.53%) C++
6 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.08%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.92%) Degree
4 11 (8.40%) DBS Check
5 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.87%) CISSP
7 7 (5.34%) APMP
8 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.58%) CISMP
8 6 (4.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (3.82%) CCNP
10 2 (1.53%) PhD
11 1 (0.76%) CCNA
11 1 (0.76%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.76%) GIAC
11 1 (0.76%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.76%) SANS
11 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) GDPR
2 15 (11.45%) ISO 9001
2 15 (11.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (9.92%) QA
4 6 (4.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.76%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.53%) XenApp
2 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco
4 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.82%) Brocade
5 5 (3.82%) F5
5 5 (3.82%) Juniper
5 5 (3.82%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.53%) Aruba
6 2 (1.53%) Citrix
6 2 (1.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.53%) Meraki
6 2 (1.53%) Sage
6 2 (1.53%) Symantec
6 2 (1.53%) Veeam
6 2 (1.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Epicor
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Infor
7 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards