Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Principal Consultant
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 636 714
Rank change year-on-year -58 +78 +127
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 93 215 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 141 103
London median annual salary £95,000 £82,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -13.16% +26.67%
10th Percentile £74,000 £63,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £126,500 £107,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%

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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in London

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in London

Principal 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 Principal Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 -19 10 £90,000 +28.57% 4
West London - 4 £82,500 - 1
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.66%) DevOps
4 21 (22.58%) Finance
5 20 (21.51%) Google
5 20 (21.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (20.43%) Analytics
7 18 (19.35%) Degree
7 18 (19.35%) Docker
8 17 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (18.28%) Puppet
9 16 (17.20%) Big Data
9 16 (17.20%) Python
10 15 (16.13%) SQL
10 15 (16.13%) Ansible
10 15 (16.13%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (15.05%) Machine Learning
11 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (13.98%) New Relic
12 13 (13.98%) Data Analytics
12 13 (13.98%) ETL
13 12 (12.90%) Data Management
13 12 (12.90%) Redis
13 12 (12.90%) Splunk
13 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
13 12 (12.90%) Data Privacy
13 12 (12.90%) Apache Spark
13 12 (12.90%) Presales
14 11 (11.83%) BigQuery
14 11 (11.83%) Master's Degree

Principal 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 12 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.08%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (21.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.15%) Loggly
5 2 (2.15%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle CX
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Firewall
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
1 4 (4.30%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (4.30%) SSL
1 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.08%) OSPF
3 1 (1.08%) VPLS
3 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) Big Data
2 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.90%) Redis
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 11 (11.83%) BigQuery
4 10 (10.75%) Flink
4 10 (10.75%) HBase
4 10 (10.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.23%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.23%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.15%) Power BI
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.15%) Yellowfin
8 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.15%) CA Release Automation
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Local Government
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) REST
2 9 (9.68%) Node.js
3 5 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.30%) SOAP
5 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.23%) React
5 3 (3.23%) Spring
6 2 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.15%) Kafka
6 2 (2.15%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.15%) Web Services
7 1 (1.08%) J2EE
7 1 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Virtual Team
2 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) DevOps
3 19 (20.43%) Analytics
4 15 (16.13%) Thought Leadership
5 14 (15.05%) Machine Learning
6 13 (13.98%) Data Analytics
6 13 (13.98%) ETL
7 12 (12.90%) Data Management
7 12 (12.90%) Data Privacy
7 12 (12.90%) Presales
8 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
8 11 (11.83%) Creative Thinking
8 11 (11.83%) Data Governance
8 11 (11.83%) ERP
8 11 (11.83%) ITIL
8 11 (11.83%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (11.83%) Predictive Modelling
8 11 (11.83%) Project Management
9 10 (10.75%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.75%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) Python
2 15 (16.13%) SQL
3 7 (7.53%) Java
4 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.45%) Ruby
5 4 (4.30%) C#
5 4 (4.30%) Perl
6 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) Go
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.38%) SANS
4 4 (4.30%) CISSP
4 4 (4.30%) CSSLP
4 4 (4.30%) GWAPT
4 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE Security
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CFA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) GIAC
6 1 (1.08%) ISACA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.38%) COBIT
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.08%) FATCA
4 1 (1.08%) GDPR
4 1 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.08%) IFRS
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (18.28%) Puppet
2 15 (16.13%) Ansible
3 6 (6.45%) Terraform
4 2 (2.15%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.15%) Nagios
4 2 (2.15%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.15%) Rancher
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.15%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.08%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Google
2 13 (13.98%) New Relic
3 12 (12.90%) Splunk
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 9 (9.68%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) Ariba
5 3 (3.23%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.15%) F5
6 2 (2.15%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.15%) Informatica
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.15%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.15%) Talend
7 1 (1.08%) Juniper
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.08%) Tableau