Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Consultant
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 145 235 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.75% 4.95% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 5.10% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 132 192 203
Leeds median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,525 £26,400
90th Percentile £71,150 £72,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,740 4,605 5,344
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.05% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,131 3,912 4,543
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +2.50%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Leeds

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.00%) Degree
3 27 (18.62%) Finance
4 22 (15.17%) SQL
5 20 (13.79%) Middleware
5 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (13.10%) ERP
7 18 (12.41%) Windows
7 18 (12.41%) Management Information System
7 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (12.41%) DevOps
8 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.03%) CRM
9 16 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (11.03%) Windows Server
9 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 15 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (10.34%) VMware
11 14 (9.66%) Workflow
11 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
12 13 (8.97%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
12 13 (8.97%) Advertising
12 13 (8.97%) Internet
13 12 (8.28%) Client/Server
13 12 (8.28%) C
13 12 (8.28%) IIS
13 12 (8.28%) Driving Licence

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (8.28%) IIS
2 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.38%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.38%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.07%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.07%) Sage 200
3 3 (2.07%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.38%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.38%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.69%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.69%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.69%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.59%) IaaS
5 10 (6.90%) Office 365
5 10 (6.90%) SaaS
6 9 (6.21%) PaaS
7 7 (4.83%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.69%) Loggly
9 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) Internet
2 11 (7.59%) Firewall
3 10 (6.90%) Skype
4 9 (6.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.38%) SMS
5 2 (1.38%) SMTP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.38%) Big Data
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.38%) GIS
3 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.38%) QGIS
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) QlikView
4 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
4 1 (0.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.69%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Advertising
3 11 (7.59%) Retail
4 10 (6.90%) Local Government
4 10 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Games
7 2 (1.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) Middleware
2 8 (5.52%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) HTML
5 3 (2.07%) CSS
6 2 (1.38%) Leaflet
6 2 (1.38%) OpenLayers
6 2 (1.38%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.69%) JMS
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.69%) Spring
7 1 (0.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.28%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.41%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.10%) ERP
2 18 (12.41%) DevOps
2 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.03%) CRM
5 15 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 14 (9.66%) Workflow
7 13 (8.97%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (8.28%) Change Control
8 12 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.59%) Information Security
10 10 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.21%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.52%) Analytics
12 8 (5.52%) Mathematics
12 8 (5.52%) Process Improvement
12 8 (5.52%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.17%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) C
3 7 (4.83%) Java
3 7 (4.83%) Python
4 6 (4.14%) C#
5 5 (3.45%) PHP
6 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) Go
9 1 (0.69%) Java 8
9 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) CISSP
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.07%) MCSA
6 2 (1.38%) AAT
6 2 (1.38%) CCNA
6 2 (1.38%) CISA
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.38%) CISM
6 2 (1.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) CCNP
7 1 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.69%) GSLC
7 1 (0.69%) MCDST
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.38%) COBIT
2 2 (1.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.07%) Puppet
1 3 (2.07%) Terraform
2 2 (1.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.38%) Packer
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.69%) Rancher
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) VMware
3 10 (6.90%) SAP
4 8 (5.52%) Google
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco
5 7 (4.83%) Rackspace
5 7 (4.83%) Sage
6 5 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (2.76%) Apple
7 4 (2.76%) Dell
7 4 (2.76%) HP
7 4 (2.76%) IBM
7 4 (2.76%) Infor
7 4 (2.76%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle
8 3 (2.07%) Sun
9 2 (1.38%) Epicor
9 2 (1.38%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.38%) Nintex
10 1 (0.69%) Meraki