Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 89 128 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.98% 5.72% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 5.87% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 119
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17,750 £38,175 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 1461 2180 1986
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.36% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1818 1618
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 34 £43,500 -27.50%
Cirencester - 6 £38,000 -
Gloucester +23 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (44.94%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) C
3 22 (24.72%) Finance
3 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
3 22 (24.72%) Degree
4 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
5 19 (21.35%) DV Cleared
6 17 (19.10%) Project Management
7 16 (17.98%) Business Development
8 15 (16.85%) MODAF
8 15 (16.85%) TOGAF
9 14 (15.73%) Advertising
9 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.73%) Change Management
10 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (12.36%) Hadoop
11 11 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (12.36%) Target Operating Model
11 11 (12.36%) Driving Licence
11 11 (12.36%) C++
11 11 (12.36%) Java
11 11 (12.36%) ITIL
11 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
12 10 (11.24%) UML
12 10 (11.24%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (11.24%) Test Strategy
12 10 (11.24%) Amazon S3
12 10 (11.24%) Mathematics
12 10 (11.24%) 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 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.37%) NetSuite
2 3 (3.37%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.37%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.24%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) Office 365
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) VPN
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) Intranet
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) NAS
3 3 (3.37%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) SAN
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.25%) GIS
2 2 (2.25%) Power BI
2 2 (2.25%) Spatial Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.12%) CodeSonar
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) git-flow
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Advertising
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.12%) Django
1 1 (1.12%) Java EE
1 1 (1.12%) LAMP
1 1 (1.12%) Node.js
1 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.12%) REST
1 1 (1.12%) SOAP
1 1 (1.12%) Spring MVC
1 1 (1.12%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Driving Licence
2 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.37%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) SCADA
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Project Management
2 16 (17.98%) Business Development
3 15 (16.85%) MODAF
3 15 (16.85%) TOGAF
4 14 (15.73%) Change Management
4 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (12.36%) ITIL
5 11 (12.36%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (11.24%) Mathematics
6 10 (11.24%) Requirements Management
6 10 (11.24%) SysML
6 10 (11.24%) Test Strategy
6 10 (11.24%) Time Management
6 10 (11.24%) UML
7 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) Presales
8 8 (8.99%) ERP
8 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) C
2 11 (12.36%) C++
2 11 (12.36%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.72%) Degree
2 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.35%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) CIMA
5 6 (6.74%) CIPD
5 6 (6.74%) CISSP
5 6 (6.74%) MBA
6 5 (5.62%) CISM
7 4 (4.49%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.37%) CCNA
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.25%) CISA
9 2 (2.25%) ISACA
9 2 (2.25%) MCSE
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.12%) CCA
10 1 (1.12%) CRISC
10 1 (1.12%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) RMADS
3 1 (1.12%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Sage
3 7 (7.87%) SAP
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 4 (4.49%) Epicor
5 4 (4.49%) HP
5 4 (4.49%) Infor
5 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.37%) Aruba
6 3 (3.37%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.37%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.37%) Proofpoint
6 3 (3.37%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk