Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 230 231 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.63% 4.23% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 4.32% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 189 205 260
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,550 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 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 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 66 (28.70%) Finance
2 53 (23.04%) Degree
3 43 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (16.52%) Mentoring
6 33 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (13.48%) Software Testing
8 27 (11.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (11.74%) SQL
8 27 (11.74%) Microsoft
8 27 (11.74%) Virgin Media
9 26 (11.30%) CISSP
10 25 (10.87%) Risk Management
11 24 (10.43%) Information Security
12 23 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (9.57%) DevOps
14 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
14 21 (9.13%) Cisco
15 20 (8.70%) Java
15 20 (8.70%) Web Services
15 20 (8.70%) Windows
16 19 (8.26%) Marketing
16 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (7.83%) Google
17 18 (7.83%) Migration
18 17 (7.39%) SQL Server
18 17 (7.39%) VPN
18 17 (7.39%) CISM
19 16 (6.96%) Python

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 7 (3.04%) SAS
2 6 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
4 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.43%) InVision
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) SAP AFS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.61%) Office 365
5 6 (2.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 5 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (1.74%) G Suite
8 3 (1.30%) IaaS
8 3 (1.30%) PaaS
8 3 (1.30%) Slack
9 2 (0.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (7.39%) VPN
3 14 (6.09%) BGP
3 14 (6.09%) OSPF
4 13 (5.65%) EIGRP
5 11 (4.78%) MPLS
6 9 (3.91%) Firewall
6 9 (3.91%) LAN
7 8 (3.48%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (3.48%) WAN
8 6 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.17%) Network Security
10 4 (1.74%) DNS
10 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.87%) DMVPN
12 2 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.87%) NX-OS
12 2 (0.87%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.61%) Big Data
3 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.74%) DB2
4 4 (1.74%) Power BI
5 3 (1.30%) MySQL
5 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.87%) DataStage
6 2 (0.87%) DecisionStream
6 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Cucumber
1 9 (3.91%) Selenium
1 9 (3.91%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.04%) JIRA
3 5 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.17%) Ranorex
3 5 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.74%) Appium
4 4 (1.74%) Buildbot
5 3 (1.30%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.43%) GCC
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) JBehave
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 66 (28.70%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Marketing
3 16 (6.96%) Retail
4 15 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.22%) Banking
6 10 (4.35%) Local Government
7 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Automotive
9 2 (0.87%) Law
9 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.70%) Web Services
2 10 (4.35%) MDX
2 10 (4.35%) Middleware
3 5 (2.17%) .NET
4 4 (1.74%) CSS
4 4 (1.74%) HTML
5 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.30%) JSP
6 2 (0.87%) JMS
6 2 (0.87%) jQuery
6 2 (0.87%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.87%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.87%) Servlets
6 2 (0.87%) XML
6 2 (0.87%) XSD
7 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.43%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.43%) JPA
7 1 (0.43%) Mason
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.78%) NHS
5 9 (3.91%) Fintech
6 8 (3.48%) Social Media
7 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.74%) Replication
10 3 (1.30%) FMCG
10 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.30%) User Experience
11 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Photography
12 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.70%) Windows
2 10 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (0.87%) Unix
3 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (16.52%) Mentoring
3 33 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (13.48%) Software Testing
5 25 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 24 (10.43%) Information Security
7 22 (9.57%) DevOps
8 18 (7.83%) Migration
9 15 (6.52%) Business Development
9 15 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (6.09%) ITIL
10 14 (6.09%) SDLC
11 12 (5.22%) Analytics
11 12 (5.22%) Change Management
11 12 (5.22%) CRAMM
11 12 (5.22%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.22%) Use Case
12 11 (4.78%) Open Source
12 11 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.74%) SQL
2 20 (8.70%) Java
3 16 (6.96%) Python
4 15 (6.52%) C#
5 9 (3.91%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.61%) Ruby
7 5 (2.17%) C
7 5 (2.17%) C++
7 5 (2.17%) PHP
8 4 (1.74%) Scala
9 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) LINC
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (23.04%) Degree
2 26 (11.30%) CISSP
3 17 (7.39%) CISM
4 7 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.61%) CCNA
5 6 (2.61%) CCNP
5 6 (2.61%) CEH
5 6 (2.61%) MCSE
5 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.74%) CCIE
6 4 (1.74%) MCSA
7 2 (0.87%) CIMA
7 2 (0.87%) CLAS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 7 (3.04%) GDPR
4 4 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.30%) PMO
5 3 (1.30%) QA
6 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Docker
5 2 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) vCenter Server
2 3 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
3 2 (0.87%) Terraform
4 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.43%) Grafana
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.43%) Packer
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (11.74%) Microsoft
1 27 (11.74%) Virgin Media
2 21 (9.13%) Cisco
3 18 (7.83%) Google
4 16 (6.96%) VMware
5 14 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (5.22%) Oracle
7 11 (4.78%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.78%) Juniper
7 11 (4.78%) Tableau
8 9 (3.91%) Rackspace
9 8 (3.48%) SAP
10 6 (2.61%) Aruba
11 4 (1.74%) F5
11 4 (1.74%) HP
12 3 (1.30%) Citrix
12 3 (1.30%) IBM
12 3 (1.30%) Symantec
13 2 (0.87%) Cognos
13 2 (0.87%) EMC