Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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

Data Consultant
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 601 624
Rank change year-on-year +38 +23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 275 256 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 213 194 224
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,875 £31,625
90th Percentile £94,500 £96,250 £107,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +13.04%

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 68,269 69,600 79,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.26% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,519 56,535 69,403
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in London

Data 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 Data Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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 -28 48 £65,000 +18.18% 11
West London +22 4 £35,000 -
East London - 1 £50,000 - 3
Data Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Data 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 Data Consultant in the job title.

1 129 (46.91%) Analytics
2 127 (46.18%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (42.91%) SQL
4 88 (32.00%) Power BI
5 74 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 73 (26.55%) Data Analytics
6 73 (26.55%) Big Data
7 67 (24.36%) Microsoft
8 64 (23.27%) ETL
9 62 (22.55%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (22.55%) Tableau
10 58 (21.09%) Finance
10 58 (21.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 58 (21.09%) Degree
11 53 (19.27%) Data Management
12 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
13 50 (18.18%) Advertising
14 49 (17.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 48 (17.45%) Machine Learning
16 46 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 45 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (16.36%) Visualisation
18 43 (15.64%) GDPR
18 43 (15.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 42 (15.27%) Data Governance
19 42 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 41 (14.91%) Data Modelling
20 41 (14.91%) Azure Data Factory
20 41 (14.91%) Data Science
20 41 (14.91%) Data Lake

Data 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 28 (10.18%) SAS
2 19 (6.91%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.45%) Tuxedo
3 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Apache
4 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.73%) Documentum
5 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.18%) SPSS
3 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.73%) Gephi
6 2 (0.73%) Stata
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.82%) Actimize
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (14.91%) Azure Data Factory
3 29 (10.55%) PaaS
4 22 (8.00%) Azure Machine Learning
5 16 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.18%) Data Lake Analytics
7 5 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.82%) Office 365
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.73%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) NAS
1 5 (1.82%) SAN
2 2 (0.73%) Firewall
2 2 (0.73%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (0.73%) WebEx
3 1 (0.36%) BGP
3 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) OSPF
3 1 (0.36%) VPLS
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (32.00%) Power BI
2 73 (26.55%) Big Data
3 62 (22.55%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (21.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
6 46 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (15.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 42 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (14.91%) Data Lake
10 35 (12.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 30 (10.91%) Hadoop
12 26 (9.45%) QlikView
13 16 (5.82%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (3.27%) Qlik Sense
16 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
17 7 (2.55%) Apache Hive
17 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
18 6 (2.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.09%) LSMW
3 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) RStudio
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (21.09%) Finance
2 50 (18.18%) Advertising
3 37 (13.45%) Retail
4 19 (6.91%) Banking
4 19 (6.91%) Legal
5 18 (6.55%) Telecoms
6 17 (6.18%) Law
7 8 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.91%) Games
8 3 (1.09%) German Language
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.36%) Kafka
2 11 (4.00%) .NET
3 7 (2.55%) XML
4 6 (2.18%) MDX
5 4 (1.45%) EDI
5 4 (1.45%) J2EE
5 4 (1.45%) JMS
6 3 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.73%) Akka
7 2 (0.73%) D3.js
7 2 (0.73%) TensorFlow
7 2 (0.73%) Web Services
7 2 (0.73%) XSLT
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) Memcached
8 1 (0.36%) MLlib
8 1 (0.36%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) SparkR
8 1 (0.36%) Theano
8 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.91%) Life Science
3 13 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.18%) PKI
6 5 (1.82%) Replication
7 4 (1.45%) Blog
7 4 (1.45%) NHS
8 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.09%) FMCG
8 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) DataPower
9 2 (0.73%) Equities
9 2 (0.73%) Fintech
9 2 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.73%) Social Media
9 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.45%) Linux
2 3 (1.09%) Windows
3 2 (0.73%) Unix
3 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (46.91%) Analytics
2 127 (46.18%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (26.55%) Data Analytics
4 64 (23.27%) ETL
5 53 (19.27%) Data Management
6 48 (17.45%) Machine Learning
7 45 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (16.36%) Visualisation
8 42 (15.27%) Data Governance
9 41 (14.91%) Data Modelling
9 41 (14.91%) Data Science
10 37 (13.45%) Data Visualisation
10 37 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (12.36%) Presales
12 31 (11.27%) Project Management
13 26 (9.45%) Business Development
14 25 (9.09%) Data Protection
14 25 (9.09%) Migration
15 24 (8.73%) Data Privacy
15 24 (8.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 118 (42.91%) SQL
2 49 (17.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 37 (13.45%) R
4 33 (12.00%) Python
5 10 (3.64%) VBA
6 9 (3.27%) Scala
6 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.91%) Java
8 7 (2.55%) C#
9 6 (2.18%) U-SQL
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (21.09%) Degree
2 18 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.55%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.55%) PMP
5 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.73%) CISM
7 2 (0.73%) CISSP
7 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.73%) ISEB
7 2 (0.73%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) CISA
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.64%) GDPR
2 36 (13.09%) Data Quality
3 15 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (4.00%) Solvency II
5 9 (3.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (3.27%) FATCA
6 8 (2.91%) IFRS
6 8 (2.91%) IFRS 9
7 5 (1.82%) COBIT
7 5 (1.82%) ISO 14001
8 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.36%) Basel II
9 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.36%) EMIR
9 1 (0.36%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) KVM
2 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.73%) Firmware
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Oozie
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 67 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 62 (22.55%) Tableau
3 39 (14.18%) Informatica
3 39 (14.18%) Oracle
4 35 (12.73%) Alteryx
4 35 (12.73%) MicroStrategy
5 23 (8.36%) IBM
5 23 (8.36%) Talend
6 22 (8.00%) SAP
7 20 (7.27%) Ab Initio
8 9 (3.27%) Cognos
9 8 (2.91%) Teradata
10 6 (2.18%) Google
11 5 (1.82%) Adobe
12 4 (1.45%) Axway
12 4 (1.45%) DataFlux
12 4 (1.45%) Netezza
12 4 (1.45%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.45%) Vitria
12 4 (1.45%) webMethods