Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 3,516 4,545 4,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.03% 6.41% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 6.71% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,559 3,366 3,477
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 55,528 67,721 69,812
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.56% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45,596 55,071 56,549
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
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 July 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 July 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 -13 559 £62,500 - 141
West London -41 42 £50,000 - 33
South London -42 15 £55,000 -8.33% 9
East London +4 13 £63,750 +27.50% 12
North London +11 11 £60,000 +29.73% 9
Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 992 (28.21%) Finance
2 660 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 622 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
4 556 (15.81%) Microsoft
5 529 (15.05%) Oracle
5 529 (15.05%) Degree
6 528 (15.02%) SQL
7 475 (13.51%) Presales
8 463 (13.17%) SAP
9 407 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
10 340 (9.67%) Banking
11 334 (9.50%) Java
11 334 (9.50%) Analytics
12 321 (9.13%) Windows
13 295 (8.39%) Project Management
14 284 (8.08%) ERP
15 280 (7.96%) DevOps
16 278 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
17 249 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 249 (7.08%) CRM
18 247 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
19 245 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
20 235 (6.68%) Business Development
21 233 (6.63%) Mentoring
22 232 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
23 216 (6.14%) Python
24 213 (6.06%) SQL Server
24 213 (6.06%) Office 365
25 210 (5.97%) .NET
26 202 (5.75%) Service 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
1 121 (3.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 95 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 88 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 29 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 28 (0.80%) JBoss
9 26 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 24 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.48%) SAS
12 16 (0.46%) IIS
13 15 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.40%) NetWeaver
15 11 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.26%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.26%) CMS
16 9 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 99 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.26%) Sketch
5 9 (0.26%) SPSS
6 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.057%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.057%) InVision
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.028%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.028%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 186 (5.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 160 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 72 (2.05%) Markit EDM
4 69 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
4 69 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
5 65 (1.85%) NetSuite
5 65 (1.85%) SAP FI
6 64 (1.82%) Front Arena
6 64 (1.82%) SAP CO
6 64 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
6 64 (1.82%) thinkFolio
7 62 (1.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 37 (1.05%) SAP SD
9 31 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 28 (0.80%) SAP EWM
10 28 (0.80%) SAP WM
11 27 (0.77%) SAP ERP
12 26 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
12 26 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
13 25 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 660 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 407 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
3 213 (6.06%) Office 365
4 169 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 151 (4.29%) SaaS
6 131 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
7 112 (3.19%) PaaS
8 93 (2.65%) IaaS
8 93 (2.65%) Power Platform
9 63 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 56 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 46 (1.31%) OpenShift
12 40 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
13 35 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
14 34 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
15 32 (0.91%) Serverless
16 29 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
16 29 (0.82%) OneDrive
17 27 (0.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 161 (4.58%) Firewall
2 98 (2.79%) Skype
3 94 (2.67%) WAN
4 90 (2.56%) Internet
5 82 (2.33%) Network Security
6 77 (2.19%) LAN
7 65 (1.85%) VPN
8 64 (1.82%) MPLS
9 56 (1.59%) Wireless
9 56 (1.59%) WLAN
10 44 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (1.02%) DNS
12 28 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (0.77%) DHCP
14 26 (0.74%) Cisco Firepower
15 25 (0.71%) WebEx
16 24 (0.68%) Unified Communications
17 20 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
17 20 (0.57%) TCP/IP
18 19 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.92%) Big Data
3 114 (3.24%) SAP HANA
4 90 (2.56%) Power BI
5 83 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 64 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (1.62%) QlikView
10 55 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
13 34 (0.97%) Blockchain
14 33 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
15 31 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 30 (0.85%) MySQL
17 28 (0.80%) Data Lake
18 26 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
19 25 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 25 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 126 (3.58%) Jenkins
2 115 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (2.73%) JIRA
4 86 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 82 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 67 (1.91%) TeamCity
7 63 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 57 (1.62%) Travis CI
9 55 (1.56%) Subversion
10 54 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
11 52 (1.48%) GoCD
12 46 (1.31%) Selenium
13 34 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 30 (0.85%) HP UFT
15 29 (0.82%) Maven
16 26 (0.74%) ClearCase
16 26 (0.74%) Vagrant
17 25 (0.71%) Eclipse
18 22 (0.63%) Ant
19 18 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 992 (28.21%) Finance
2 340 (9.67%) Banking
3 158 (4.49%) Retail
4 156 (4.44%) Marketing
5 124 (3.53%) Front Office
6 121 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 97 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.16%) German Language
9 72 (2.05%) French Language
10 54 (1.54%) Legal
11 53 (1.51%) Spanish Language
12 48 (1.37%) Law
13 39 (1.11%) Dutch Language
13 39 (1.11%) Italian Language
14 37 (1.05%) Advertising
15 36 (1.02%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.97%) General Ledger
17 28 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.57%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (5.97%) .NET
2 180 (5.12%) XML
3 156 (4.44%) HTML
4 127 (3.61%) CSS
5 111 (3.16%) Web Services
6 99 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 83 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
8 82 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 80 (2.28%) J2EE
10 66 (1.88%) ASP.NET
11 45 (1.28%) Node.js
12 38 (1.08%) REST
13 35 (1.00%) SOAP
14 33 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
16 29 (0.82%) JSON
17 27 (0.77%) Kafka
18 26 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
18 26 (0.74%) React
19 21 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 247 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 133 (3.78%) Derivative
3 133 (3.78%) Fixed Income
4 128 (3.64%) Hedge funds
5 123 (3.50%) Equities
6 112 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 95 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 76 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 63 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 60 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 51 (1.45%) Social Media
12 50 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 45 (1.28%) FMCG
14 45 (1.28%) User Experience
15 38 (1.08%) Robotics
16 30 (0.85%) Internet of Things
17 29 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 27 (0.77%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 321 (9.13%) Windows
2 174 (4.95%) Linux
3 110 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 88 (2.50%) Unix
5 42 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 27 (0.77%) Mesosphere
7 26 (0.74%) CoreOS
8 15 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.26%) Android
10 9 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.11%) CentOS
12 4 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.057%) AIX
14 2 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (13.51%) Presales
3 334 (9.50%) Analytics
4 295 (8.39%) Project Management
5 284 (8.08%) ERP
6 280 (7.96%) DevOps
7 278 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
8 249 (7.08%) CRM
8 249 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 245 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
10 235 (6.68%) Business Development
11 233 (6.63%) Mentoring
12 232 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
13 202 (5.75%) Service Management
14 201 (5.72%) ITIL
15 200 (5.69%) Migration
16 188 (5.35%) Workflow
17 178 (5.06%) Business Analysis
18 174 (4.95%) ITSM
19 169 (4.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 528 (15.02%) SQL
2 334 (9.50%) Java
3 216 (6.14%) Python
4 197 (5.60%) C#
5 191 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 119 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 97 (2.76%) C
8 89 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 77 (2.19%) R
10 66 (1.88%) Perl
11 50 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 32 (0.91%) ABAP
13 31 (0.88%) Go
14 30 (0.85%) Ruby
15 22 (0.63%) Groovy
16 19 (0.54%) Apex Code
16 19 (0.54%) C++
17 18 (0.51%) Scala
18 15 (0.43%) PHP
18 15 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 529 (15.05%) Degree
2 138 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 134 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 132 (3.75%) CISSP
5 97 (2.76%) CCNP
6 82 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (2.16%) ACCA
8 74 (2.10%) CCNA
9 71 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 68 (1.93%) SC Cleared
11 56 (1.59%) CCIE
12 49 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 47 (1.34%) CISM
14 41 (1.17%) MCSE
15 33 (0.94%) MCP
16 30 (0.85%) MCSA
17 26 (0.74%) CISA
18 24 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
19 21 (0.60%) SAP Certification
20 20 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (3.73%) QA
2 74 (2.10%) GDPR
3 64 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.28%) NIST
4 45 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 37 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.80%) COBIT
6 28 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.80%) PMO
7 22 (0.63%) SLA
8 17 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 12 (0.34%) EMIR
9 12 (0.34%) ISO 20022
10 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 11 (0.31%) MiFID
11 10 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.28%) ISO 8583
11 10 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 161 (4.58%) Docker
2 117 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.54%) XenApp
6 17 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.23%) vSphere
11 6 (0.17%) HDFS
11 6 (0.17%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.11%) Ceph
13 4 (0.11%) Gluster
13 4 (0.11%) KVM
13 4 (0.11%) NFS
13 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 130 (3.70%) Ansible
2 125 (3.56%) Puppet
3 116 (3.30%) Terraform
4 108 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (2.96%) Kubernetes
6 70 (1.99%) SCCM
7 69 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 53 (1.51%) Automic
8 53 (1.51%) Consul
9 37 (1.05%) Nagios
10 27 (0.77%) Prometheus
11 26 (0.74%) Graphite
11 26 (0.74%) Rundeck
12 24 (0.68%) Kibana
13 23 (0.65%) logstash
13 23 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
14 22 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
15 19 (0.54%) EnCase
16 16 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
17 14 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 556 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 529 (15.05%) Oracle
3 463 (13.17%) SAP
4 163 (4.64%) ServiceNow
5 160 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 123 (3.50%) Cisco
7 116 (3.30%) Google
8 104 (2.96%) Splunk
9 85 (2.42%) VMware
10 70 (1.99%) Tableau
11 65 (1.85%) Charles River
12 64 (1.82%) Calypso
12 64 (1.82%) SimCorp
13 51 (1.45%) IBM
13 51 (1.45%) Palo Alto
14 40 (1.14%) Hyperion
15 37 (1.05%) AppDynamics
16 35 (1.00%) Adobe
17 33 (0.94%) CheckPoint
17 33 (0.94%) Citrix