Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 139 216 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.80% 4.41% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 4.54% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 126 179 204
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -14.29% +13.51% -2.63%

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 3,541 4,755 5,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.18% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,978 4,035 4,565
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,500 £25,355
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.58%) Finance
3 24 (17.27%) Degree
4 23 (16.55%) SQL
5 22 (15.83%) Windows
6 19 (13.67%) Middleware
7 18 (12.95%) VMware
7 18 (12.95%) ERP
7 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
7 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (12.23%) DevOps
8 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.23%) Management Information System
9 15 (10.79%) SAP
9 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (10.07%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (10.07%) CRM
10 14 (10.07%) Internet
11 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
12 12 (8.63%) Change Control
12 12 (8.63%) Driving Licence
12 12 (8.63%) Retail
12 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
12 12 (8.63%) IIS
12 12 (8.63%) C
12 12 (8.63%) Client/Server
12 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
13 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure

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 (8.63%) IIS
2 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.44%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.44%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.44%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.60%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (3.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.88%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.88%) SAP Business One
3 3 (2.16%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.44%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.44%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.72%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.72%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.72%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.72%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.04%) IaaS
4 6 (4.32%) SaaS
5 5 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.60%) Office 365
5 5 (3.60%) PaaS
6 2 (1.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 7 (5.04%) Skype
3 5 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.88%) SMTP
5 3 (2.16%) LAN
5 3 (2.16%) SAN
5 3 (2.16%) WAN
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.44%) DNS
6 2 (1.44%) SMS
6 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.44%) VPN
6 2 (1.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.72%) FTP
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.44%) DB2
3 2 (1.44%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.44%) GIS
3 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.44%) QGIS
4 1 (0.72%) QlikView
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.04%) Advertising
5 5 (3.60%) Local Government
6 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Games
7 3 (2.16%) Marketing
8 2 (1.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) Middleware
2 6 (4.32%) Web Services
3 5 (3.60%) .NET
4 4 (2.88%) HTML
5 3 (2.16%) CSS
6 2 (1.44%) Leaflet
6 2 (1.44%) OpenLayers
6 2 (1.44%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.72%) EDI
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.72%) REST
7 1 (0.72%) SOAP
7 1 (0.72%) XML
7 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.63%) Client/Server
3 12 (8.63%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.72%) EPoS
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) PMI
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.83%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.44%) Linux
3 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.44%) Unix
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.95%) ERP
1 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (12.23%) DevOps
2 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
4 14 (10.07%) CRM
5 12 (8.63%) Change Control
6 10 (7.19%) Collaborative Working
6 10 (7.19%) Workflow
7 9 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (6.47%) Information Security
7 9 (6.47%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
8 7 (5.04%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (5.04%) Line Management
8 7 (5.04%) Mathematics
8 7 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (4.32%) Migration
9 6 (4.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) SQL
2 12 (8.63%) C
3 7 (5.04%) Python
4 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.60%) Java
6 4 (2.88%) PHP
7 2 (1.44%) C#
7 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) X++
8 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.04%) CISSP
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.44%) AAT
5 2 (1.44%) CCNA
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) CISA
6 1 (0.72%) CISM
6 1 (0.72%) GPEN
6 1 (0.72%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.72%) GXPN
6 1 (0.72%) MCDST
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.72%) OSCP
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) COBIT
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Ansible
1 2 (1.44%) Nagios
1 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.44%) Packer
1 2 (1.44%) Puppet
1 2 (1.44%) Terraform
2 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.95%) VMware
3 15 (10.79%) SAP
4 7 (5.04%) Cisco
4 7 (5.04%) Citrix
4 7 (5.04%) Sage
5 6 (4.32%) Google
6 5 (3.60%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.88%) Dell
7 4 (2.88%) HP
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
7 4 (2.88%) Infor
7 4 (2.88%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.16%) Apple
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle
8 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.16%) Sun
9 2 (1.44%) Lotus
9 2 (1.44%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.44%) Symantec