Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,274 4,718 3,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.33% 6.81% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 7.13% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,403 3,575 3,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 58,476 66,213 65,731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.54% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47,887 55,173 55,722
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,217 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Consultant in London

Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
Central London -11 561 £61,250 +2.08% 205
West London -50 52 £55,000 - 40
South London -21 22 £55,000 -4.35% 18
East London +1 18 £50,000 -23.08% 35
North London +12 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1,053 (32.16%) Finance
2 571 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 562 (17.17%) Degree
4 533 (16.28%) Presales
5 526 (16.07%) SQL
6 498 (15.21%) Oracle
7 490 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
8 470 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 397 (12.13%) SAP
10 377 (11.51%) Banking
11 317 (9.68%) Analytics
12 312 (9.53%) Java
13 301 (9.19%) Windows
14 300 (9.16%) Project Management
15 296 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
16 292 (8.92%) ERP
17 283 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
18 276 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
19 273 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
20 255 (7.79%) DevOps
21 248 (7.57%) SQL Server
22 246 (7.51%) JavaScript
23 235 (7.18%) Python
24 234 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
25 229 (6.99%) C#
26 226 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
27 220 (6.72%) Migration
28 215 (6.57%) Marketing
29 214 (6.54%) Linux
30 213 (6.51%) CRM

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 89 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 75 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 59 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 50 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 46 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.37%) Skype for Business
7 42 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 39 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 29 (0.89%) CMS
9 29 (0.89%) SAS
10 21 (0.64%) Apache
11 19 (0.58%) JBoss
12 18 (0.55%) IIS
12 18 (0.55%) NetWeaver
13 16 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 97 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.31%) SPSS
7 9 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.12%) Windchill
12 3 (0.092%) Revit
13 2 (0.061%) InVision
14 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.031%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.031%) Lectora
14 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 112 (3.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 100 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 76 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (1.74%) NetSuite
5 43 (1.31%) SAP FI
6 42 (1.28%) SAP CO
6 42 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 40 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
7 40 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 39 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
9 33 (1.01%) HFM
9 33 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
10 30 (0.92%) SAP BPC
11 27 (0.82%) Markit EDM
12 25 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
13 24 (0.73%) SAP SD
14 23 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
15 22 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
15 22 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
15 22 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 470 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 283 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 183 (5.59%) SaaS
4 147 (4.49%) Office 365
5 131 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 119 (3.63%) PaaS
7 77 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
8 61 (1.86%) IaaS
9 38 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
11 30 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (0.79%) CloudBees
13 22 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
13 22 (0.67%) Serverless
14 21 (0.64%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.61%) OneDrive
15 20 (0.61%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
17 18 (0.55%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.76%) Firewall
2 63 (1.92%) WAN
3 61 (1.86%) Network Security
4 48 (1.47%) LAN
5 47 (1.44%) Skype
6 45 (1.37%) VPN
7 44 (1.34%) Wireless
8 41 (1.25%) DNS
9 33 (1.01%) Internet
10 29 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (0.76%) DHCP
12 22 (0.67%) MPLS
13 20 (0.61%) SSH
14 19 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
15 17 (0.52%) SAN
15 17 (0.52%) TCP/IP
15 17 (0.52%) Unified Communications
16 16 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
17 14 (0.43%) WLAN
18 13 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 177 (5.41%) Big Data
3 101 (3.08%) Power BI
3 101 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 98 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (2.47%) QlikView
7 75 (2.29%) SAP HANA
8 73 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 69 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (1.41%) MySQL
12 39 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
12 39 (1.19%) NoSQL
13 34 (1.04%) SAP BW
14 33 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 33 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
15 30 (0.92%) Blockchain
16 26 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 26 (0.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 112 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 109 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 93 (2.84%) JIRA
4 83 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 75 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 62 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 55 (1.68%) Subversion
9 51 (1.56%) GoCD
9 51 (1.56%) Travis CI
10 50 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
11 42 (1.28%) Selenium
12 41 (1.25%) HP UFT
13 33 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
14 27 (0.82%) Maven
15 25 (0.76%) ClearCase
15 25 (0.76%) Vagrant
16 24 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 16 (0.49%) Visual Studio
18 14 (0.43%) Burp Suite
General
1 1,053 (32.16%) Finance
2 377 (11.51%) Banking
3 215 (6.57%) Marketing
4 140 (4.28%) Retail
5 112 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 109 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 69 (2.11%) Front Office
8 64 (1.95%) Legal
9 62 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 60 (1.83%) German Language
11 54 (1.65%) French Language
12 45 (1.37%) Advertising
13 42 (1.28%) General Ledger
14 39 (1.19%) Law
15 28 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.82%) Back Office
17 26 (0.79%) Investment Banking
18 24 (0.73%) Electronics
19 17 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (5.47%) HTML
2 175 (5.35%) XML
3 159 (4.86%) .NET
4 154 (4.70%) CSS
5 106 (3.24%) AngularJS
6 87 (2.66%) Web Services
7 77 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 68 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
9 59 (1.80%) J2EE
10 48 (1.47%) ASP.NET
11 39 (1.19%) Kafka
11 39 (1.19%) REST
12 34 (1.04%) SOAP
13 33 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (0.98%) JSON
15 29 (0.89%) HTML5
16 28 (0.86%) Node.js
17 25 (0.76%) Spring
18 24 (0.73%) Java EE
18 24 (0.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 273 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (3.33%) Fintech
4 96 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 77 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (2.11%) Equities
7 68 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 64 (1.95%) Derivative
8 64 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 63 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 56 (1.71%) User Experience
11 53 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 40 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
14 33 (1.01%) FMCG
15 28 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 28 (0.86%) PlayStation
16 27 (0.82%) Cyberattack
17 24 (0.73%) Virtual Team
18 21 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 301 (9.19%) Windows
2 214 (6.54%) Linux
3 101 (3.08%) Unix
4 88 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 27 (0.82%) CoreOS
7 25 (0.76%) Mesosphere
8 23 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.31%) Android
11 10 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.15%) SUSE
15 4 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (16.28%) Presales
2 490 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (9.68%) Analytics
4 300 (9.16%) Project Management
5 296 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
6 292 (8.92%) ERP
7 276 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
8 255 (7.79%) DevOps
9 234 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 226 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
11 220 (6.72%) Migration
12 213 (6.51%) Computer Science
12 213 (6.51%) CRM
13 205 (6.26%) Mentoring
14 176 (5.38%) ITIL
15 171 (5.22%) Business Development
16 168 (5.13%) Business Analysis
17 157 (4.80%) ITSM
18 150 (4.58%) Machine Learning
19 147 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (16.07%) SQL
2 312 (9.53%) Java
3 246 (7.51%) JavaScript
4 235 (7.18%) Python
5 229 (6.99%) C#
6 120 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 88 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 72 (2.20%) C
8 72 (2.20%) R
9 69 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 34 (1.04%) Ruby
11 33 (1.01%) Go
12 29 (0.89%) ABAP
13 28 (0.86%) Perl
14 23 (0.70%) VBA
15 22 (0.67%) PHP
16 21 (0.64%) Scala
17 20 (0.61%) Apex Code
18 18 (0.55%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 562 (17.17%) Degree
2 137 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 107 (3.27%) CISSP
5 96 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 56 (1.71%) CCNP
8 54 (1.65%) CISM
9 52 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (1.28%) CCNA
10 42 (1.28%) CISA
11 40 (1.22%) CCIE
11 40 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (1.16%) MBA
13 37 (1.13%) ACCA
14 34 (1.04%) ISEB
15 30 (0.92%) MCSE
16 25 (0.76%) CRISC
17 23 (0.70%) CREST Certified
17 23 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.97%) QA
2 54 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 44 (1.34%) GDPR
5 28 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.79%) SLA
7 23 (0.70%) PMO
8 20 (0.61%) COBIT
9 15 (0.46%) ISO 20022
9 15 (0.46%) ISO 8583
10 13 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.40%) SEPA
11 12 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.15%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.12%) IFRS
15 4 (0.12%) PSD2
15 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 152 (4.64%) Docker
2 127 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 67 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.52%) vSphere
6 14 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.34%) XenApp
8 11 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.18%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.15%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.092%) HDFS
14 3 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.061%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 123 (3.76%) Ansible
2 118 (3.60%) Puppet
3 107 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (2.69%) Terraform
5 56 (1.71%) Kubernetes
6 51 (1.56%) Consul
7 50 (1.53%) Automic
8 49 (1.50%) SCCM
9 28 (0.86%) Nagios
10 25 (0.76%) Graphite
10 25 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 25 (0.76%) Prometheus
10 25 (0.76%) Rundeck
11 21 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.49%) Kibana
13 15 (0.46%) logstash
14 13 (0.40%) EnCase
14 13 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.40%) Mesos
15 11 (0.34%) Marathon
Vendors
1 571 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 498 (15.21%) Oracle
3 397 (12.13%) SAP
4 159 (4.86%) ServiceNow
5 132 (4.03%) Tableau
6 120 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 100 (3.05%) Cisco
8 95 (2.90%) Splunk
9 88 (2.69%) VMware
10 80 (2.44%) Google
11 50 (1.53%) Hyperion
12 44 (1.34%) IBM
13 38 (1.16%) Dell
13 38 (1.16%) Infor
14 37 (1.13%) Palo Alto
15 35 (1.07%) Cognos
16 33 (1.01%) Juniper
17 32 (0.98%) AppDynamics
17 32 (0.98%) JD Edwards
18 30 (0.92%) HP