Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 549 618
Rank change year-on-year +15 +69 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 299 275 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 251
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £34,100 £46,250 £47,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -

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 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -8 44 £67,500 -10.00% 5
West London +21 8 £46,250 +71.30% 3
South London -5 2 £57,500 +31.43%
North London - 1 £55,000 - 3
Data Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Data Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 130 (43.48%) Analytics
2 114 (38.13%) SQL
3 89 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (27.76%) Finance
5 80 (26.76%) Big Data
6 79 (26.42%) Data Management
7 77 (25.75%) Data Analytics
8 73 (24.41%) Degree
9 60 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (20.07%) Tableau
10 53 (17.73%) Linux
11 51 (17.06%) Data Modelling
12 50 (16.72%) Project Management
13 45 (15.05%) Python
14 44 (14.72%) Business Development
14 44 (14.72%) Data Governance
15 41 (13.71%) ETL
16 40 (13.38%) Informatica
16 40 (13.38%) Migration
17 39 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (12.71%) SQL Server
18 38 (12.71%) Data Quality
19 37 (12.37%) Retail
20 34 (11.37%) Windows
20 34 (11.37%) R
20 34 (11.37%) Alteryx
21 33 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (11.04%) Oracle
22 32 (10.70%) GDPR

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 23 (7.69%) SAS
2 13 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.34%) IIS
5 3 (1.00%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (10.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.01%) SPSS
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) SAP HCM
2 7 (2.34%) Actimize
2 7 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.00%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.68%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 4 (1.34%) PaaS
5 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) LAN
2 6 (2.01%) NAS
2 6 (2.01%) SAN
3 5 (1.67%) Firewall
3 5 (1.67%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.67%) Network Security
4 4 (1.34%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.34%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (1.34%) VPN
4 4 (1.34%) WAN
5 3 (1.00%) SSH
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.67%) GoToMeeting
6 2 (0.67%) WebEx
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.76%) Big Data
2 39 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (12.71%) SQL Server
4 30 (10.03%) Hadoop
4 30 (10.03%) Power BI
5 27 (9.03%) QlikView
6 19 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (4.68%) MySQL
8 14 (4.68%) Snowflake Schema
9 13 (4.35%) Apache Hive
10 12 (4.01%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.68%) Data Lake
14 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.34%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) RStudio
1 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.34%) GitLab
2 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.67%) JUnit
3 2 (0.67%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 83 (27.76%) Finance
2 37 (12.37%) Retail
3 25 (8.36%) Marketing
4 22 (7.36%) Law
5 20 (6.69%) Banking
5 20 (6.69%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.34%) Automotive
6 10 (3.34%) Legal
7 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.34%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.35%) XML
2 12 (4.01%) .NET
3 6 (2.01%) HTML
4 5 (1.67%) JSON
5 4 (1.34%) Web Services
6 3 (1.00%) Kafka
7 2 (0.67%) MDX
7 2 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.67%) Spring
7 2 (0.67%) XSLT
8 1 (0.33%) D3.js
8 1 (0.33%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) SOAP
8 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.33%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.35%) Life Science
5 9 (3.01%) Fintech
6 8 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.01%) Replication
8 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.67%) PKI
8 5 (1.67%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.34%) Blog
10 3 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.67%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.33%) NHS
12 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.73%) Linux
2 34 (11.37%) Windows
3 15 (5.02%) Unix
4 9 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.34%) AIX
6 4 (1.34%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.34%) HPUX
6 4 (1.34%) Solaris
6 4 (1.34%) SUSE
6 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.48%) Analytics
2 89 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (26.42%) Data Management
4 77 (25.75%) Data Analytics
5 60 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (17.06%) Data Modelling
7 50 (16.72%) Project Management
8 44 (14.72%) Business Development
8 44 (14.72%) Data Governance
9 41 (13.71%) ETL
10 40 (13.38%) Migration
11 39 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (10.03%) Data Migration
13 28 (9.36%) Visualisation
14 26 (8.70%) Business Analytics
14 26 (8.70%) Data Protection
15 25 (8.36%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (8.36%) ITIL
15 25 (8.36%) Presales
16 20 (6.69%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.13%) SQL
2 45 (15.05%) Python
3 34 (11.37%) R
4 30 (10.03%) VBA
5 21 (7.02%) Java
6 15 (5.02%) VB
7 11 (3.68%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.67%) Scala
11 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.67%) HiveQL
12 2 (0.67%) Ruby
12 2 (0.67%) XPath
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) C#
13 1 (0.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 73 (24.41%) Degree
2 9 (3.01%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.34%) CISSP
5 4 (1.34%) ISEB
6 3 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.67%) CIMA
7 2 (0.67%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) CRISC
8 1 (0.33%) GCIA
8 1 (0.33%) GIAC
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.71%) Data Quality
2 32 (10.70%) GDPR
3 19 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (4.01%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.68%) QA
6 6 (2.01%) PMO
7 5 (1.67%) Solvency II
8 4 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (1.34%) FATCA
8 4 (1.34%) IFRS
8 4 (1.34%) IFRS 9
9 3 (1.00%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.33%) GAAP
11 1 (0.33%) GCP
11 1 (0.33%) SEPA
11 1 (0.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.01%) Docker
3 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.34%) vSphere
3 4 (1.34%) XenApp
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.34%) Ansible
2 6 (2.01%) Puppet
3 5 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.34%) Salt
4 4 (1.34%) vRealize
5 2 (0.67%) Ambari
5 2 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (20.07%) Tableau
2 40 (13.38%) Informatica
3 34 (11.37%) Alteryx
4 33 (11.04%) Oracle
5 29 (9.70%) MicroStrategy
6 24 (8.03%) Microsoft
7 23 (7.69%) Ab Initio
8 22 (7.36%) SAP
9 20 (6.69%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.35%) Talend
11 14 (4.68%) Vertica
12 13 (4.35%) Hortonworks
12 13 (4.35%) Splunk
13 10 (3.34%) Cloudera
14 9 (3.01%) Netezza
14 9 (3.01%) VMware
15 7 (2.34%) Cognos
15 7 (2.34%) Google
15 7 (2.34%) IBM
16 6 (2.01%) Teradata