Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Consultant
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 59 45
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 45 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.49% 2.66% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 2.73% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 37
Lancashire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,600 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £56,250 £62,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 787 915 818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 97.44% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 627 836 658
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Consultant in Lancashire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Lancashire

Consultant
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Lancaster - 28 £55,000 - 1
Chorley +2 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Preston -3 2 £60,000 +31.87% 4
Rossendale - 2 £43,750 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (60.00%) SAP
2 21 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 12 (26.67%) SAP SD
4 10 (22.22%) SAP APO
4 10 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
4 10 (22.22%) SAP SCM
5 9 (20.00%) ABAP
6 7 (15.56%) SAP CO
6 7 (15.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 7 (15.56%) SAP FI
6 7 (15.56%) Finance
7 6 (13.33%) Logistics
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) Retail
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) SAP PP
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) EDI
8 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.89%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
9 4 (8.89%) Infor
9 4 (8.89%) Time Management
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.89%) Billing
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) SAP SD
2 10 (22.22%) SAP APO
2 10 (22.22%) SAP SCM
3 7 (15.56%) SAP CO
3 7 (15.56%) SAP FI
3 7 (15.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (11.11%) SAP PP
5 4 (8.89%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (6.67%) Infor M3
6 3 (6.67%) SAP MM
7 2 (4.44%) SAP PS
8 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (2.22%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) PBX
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 21 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (8.89%) Billing
5 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) EDI
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.67%) Smart Energy
2 3 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 6 (13.33%) Logistics
3 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) CRM
3 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 5 (11.11%) ERP
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Presales
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) ABAP
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ACCA
3 1 (2.22%) CCA
3 1 (2.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Infor
4 2 (4.44%) Sage
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) CyberSource
5 1 (2.22%) Epicor
5 1 (2.22%) Gemalto
5 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle