Period
to

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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

Consultant
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 76 61
Rank change year-on-year -56 -15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 2,383 1,754 1,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.07% 4.20% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 4.65% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,271 1,137
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70,808 37,690 31,019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.36% 90.19% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34,964 27,006 25,645
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,850
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in London.

Salary trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Consultant in London

Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +10 322 £70,000 +12.00% 82
West London -51 31 £67,500 +42.11% 23
North London - 10 £52,500 - 1
South London -51 5 £55,500 +2.78% 1
East London -48 3 £70,000 +7.69% 10
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Consultant job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 727 (30.51%) Social Skills
2 668 (28.03%) Finance
3 575 (24.13%) Agile
4 519 (21.78%) Azure
5 427 (17.92%) Degree
6 418 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 396 (16.62%) Cybersecurity
8 369 (15.48%) AWS
9 340 (14.27%) DevOps
10 313 (13.13%) Analytics
11 291 (12.21%) SQL
12 268 (11.25%) Mentoring
12 268 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
13 262 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 258 (10.83%) Project Management
15 242 (10.16%) Java
16 235 (9.86%) Python
16 235 (9.86%) Migration
16 235 (9.86%) Presales
17 221 (9.27%) SAP
18 220 (9.23%) Security Cleared
19 211 (8.85%) Marketing
20 208 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
21 206 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
22 188 (7.89%) SaaS
23 187 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
24 186 (7.81%) GCP
25 185 (7.76%) Project Delivery
26 177 (7.43%) Public Sector
27 167 (7.01%) Asset Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 107 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.93%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.01%) Documentum
4 21 (0.88%) Confluence
5 19 (0.80%) IIS
5 19 (0.80%) SAS
6 13 (0.55%) OnBase
7 11 (0.46%) Apache
8 10 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.29%) Appian
10 7 (0.29%) CMS
11 6 (0.25%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.21%) Mendix
12 5 (0.21%) WordPress
13 4 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.17%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 144 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.34%) Stata
6 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.21%) Sketch
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.084%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.042%) InVision
11 1 (0.042%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 57 (2.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 54 (2.27%) NetSuite
3 47 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (1.22%) Workday HCM
5 23 (0.97%) TrackWise
6 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.50%) SAP MDG
8 11 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.46%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.46%) SAP GTS
9 10 (0.42%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.38%) SAP PP
10 9 (0.38%) SAP SCM
10 9 (0.38%) Social Studio
11 8 (0.34%) FastStats
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.34%) SAP Retail
12 7 (0.29%) SAP PA-EC
Cloud Services
1 519 (21.78%) Azure
2 369 (15.48%) AWS
3 188 (7.89%) SaaS
4 186 (7.81%) GCP
5 155 (6.50%) Power Platform
6 108 (4.53%) Microsoft 365
7 95 (3.99%) Dynamics 365
8 80 (3.36%) Serverless
9 78 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
10 65 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 63 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
12 57 (2.39%) PowerApps
13 53 (2.22%) PaaS
14 42 (1.76%) IaaS
15 39 (1.64%) Veeva
16 37 (1.55%) Power Automate
17 36 (1.51%) Azure Sentinel
18 32 (1.34%) Azure DevOps
19 31 (1.30%) Amazon S3
19 31 (1.30%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.22%) Firewall
2 19 (0.80%) HTTP
3 16 (0.67%) Internet
4 12 (0.50%) Network Security
4 12 (0.50%) VPN
5 10 (0.42%) LAN
5 10 (0.42%) WAN
6 7 (0.29%) SSL
7 6 (0.25%) DNS
8 5 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.17%) PBX
9 4 (0.17%) SAN
9 4 (0.17%) Skype
9 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.17%) VLAN
10 3 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.13%) DHCP
11 2 (0.084%) BGP
11 2 (0.084%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.084%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (4.53%) Power BI
2 97 (4.07%) Big Data
3 91 (3.82%) SQL Server
4 71 (2.98%) Tableau
5 69 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 62 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 59 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 56 (2.35%) Data Lake
10 39 (1.64%) MySQL
11 37 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.34%) HBase
14 28 (1.17%) Metadata
14 28 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (1.09%) BigQuery
16 25 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
16 25 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
16 25 (1.05%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 91 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 86 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 58 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (2.31%) JIRA
5 49 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 40 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (1.59%) Travis CI
8 29 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
9 25 (1.05%) Bitbucket
10 21 (0.88%) webpack
11 18 (0.76%) Artifactory
12 17 (0.71%) JUnit
13 16 (0.67%) NUnit
13 16 (0.67%) Visual Studio
14 15 (0.63%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.59%) Selenium
16 13 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (0.55%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.46%) GitLab
18 10 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 727 (30.51%) Social Skills
2 668 (28.03%) Finance
3 211 (8.85%) Marketing
4 208 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
5 177 (7.43%) Public Sector
6 155 (6.50%) Retail
7 154 (6.46%) Presentation Skills
8 142 (5.96%) Banking
9 74 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 62 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
11 57 (2.39%) Telecoms
12 53 (2.22%) Law
13 52 (2.18%) Manufacturing
14 46 (1.93%) Legal
15 45 (1.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 43 (1.80%) French Language
17 42 (1.76%) Advertising
17 42 (1.76%) Publishing
18 39 (1.64%) Games
19 36 (1.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (5.67%) HTML
2 127 (5.33%) .NET
3 110 (4.62%) CSS
4 102 (4.28%) REST
5 92 (3.86%) Web Services
6 79 (3.32%) JSON
7 69 (2.90%) Node.js
8 65 (2.73%) AngularJS
9 59 (2.48%) Spring
10 54 (2.27%) XML
11 53 (2.22%) React
12 49 (2.06%) Kafka
13 48 (2.01%) SailPoint
14 44 (1.85%) .NET Core
15 39 (1.64%) RESTful
16 35 (1.47%) SOAP
17 34 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
18 31 (1.30%) Apache Beam
18 31 (1.30%) HTML5
19 28 (1.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 112 (4.70%) Cloud Native
2 93 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
3 88 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 84 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (2.73%) Life Science
6 63 (2.64%) Public Cloud
7 59 (2.48%) User Experience
8 53 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
9 51 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 37 (1.55%) Biotechnology
11 36 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.51%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.43%) Pharmacovigilance
13 30 (1.26%) Low-Code
14 26 (1.09%) Data Centre
15 23 (0.97%) Blog
16 20 (0.84%) IoT
17 19 (0.80%) Reinsurance
18 15 (0.63%) Blockchain
18 15 (0.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.71%) Windows
2 128 (5.37%) Linux
3 29 (1.22%) Mesosphere
4 27 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 15 (0.63%) Unix
7 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.13%) Android
8 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.042%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (24.13%) Agile
2 396 (16.62%) Cybersecurity
3 340 (14.27%) DevOps
4 313 (13.13%) Analytics
5 268 (11.25%) Mentoring
5 268 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 262 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 258 (10.83%) Project Management
8 235 (9.86%) Migration
8 235 (9.86%) Presales
9 187 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
10 185 (7.76%) Project Delivery
11 167 (7.01%) Asset Management
12 166 (6.97%) Coaching
13 162 (6.80%) Thought Leadership
14 161 (6.76%) Requirements Gathering
15 157 (6.59%) Business Development
15 157 (6.59%) CI/CD
16 146 (6.13%) Computer Science
17 143 (6.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 291 (12.21%) SQL
2 242 (10.16%) Java
3 235 (9.86%) Python
4 164 (6.88%) C#
5 119 (4.99%) JavaScript
6 87 (3.65%) PowerShell
7 53 (2.22%) Go
8 52 (2.18%) R
9 48 (2.01%) Bash
10 42 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 25 (1.05%) C
11 25 (1.05%) ES6
12 23 (0.97%) TypeScript
13 18 (0.76%) ABAP
14 17 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.67%) Scala
15 16 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.63%) C++
17 14 (0.59%) PHP
17 14 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 427 (17.92%) Degree
2 220 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 160 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 92 (3.86%) CISSP
5 68 (2.85%) CISM
6 49 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (1.68%) PMI Certification
9 35 (1.47%) PMP
10 25 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 24 (1.01%) Master's Degree
12 23 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (0.88%) CISA
14 18 (0.76%) ISEB
15 17 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 14 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (0.50%) SANS
19 11 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.25%) QA
2 72 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (2.98%) NIST
4 68 (2.85%) Data Quality
5 33 (1.38%) Accessibility
6 32 (1.34%) GRC
7 31 (1.30%) GDPR
8 24 (1.01%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.88%) PMO
10 19 (0.80%) IFRS
11 18 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
12 17 (0.71%) IFRS 17
13 13 (0.55%) NIST 800
14 11 (0.46%) SOC 2
15 9 (0.38%) COBIT
16 7 (0.29%) HIPAA
16 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.25%) EMIR
17 6 (0.25%) MiFID
17 6 (0.25%) NCSC
System Software
1 153 (6.42%) Docker
2 48 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.09%) vSphere
4 21 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 15 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.042%) Firmware
11 1 (0.042%) HDFS
11 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.042%) XenApp
11 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 159 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 144 (6.04%) Terraform
3 117 (4.91%) Ansible
4 70 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (2.52%) Puppet
6 37 (1.55%) Consul
7 29 (1.22%) Automic
7 29 (1.22%) Prometheus
8 25 (1.05%) Kibana
8 25 (1.05%) logstash
9 24 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
10 23 (0.97%) vCenter Server
11 21 (0.88%) vRealize
12 19 (0.80%) Istio
13 13 (0.55%) SCCM
14 11 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.42%) CASB
15 10 (0.42%) Rancher
16 8 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 418 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.27%) SAP
3 206 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
4 160 (6.71%) Oracle
5 130 (5.46%) Google
6 122 (5.12%) Adobe
7 106 (4.45%) Splunk
8 97 (4.07%) Apple
9 71 (2.98%) Workday
10 67 (2.81%) ServiceNow
11 55 (2.31%) VMware
12 53 (2.22%) CyberArk
13 42 (1.76%) Databricks
14 40 (1.68%) Pardot
15 38 (1.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 27 (1.13%) Hitachi
17 24 (1.01%) IBM
18 23 (0.97%) OpenText
19 22 (0.92%) CrowdStrike
19 22 (0.92%) Infor