Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 709 798
Rank change year-on-year +71 +89 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 202 141 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 130 111 97
London median annual salary £82,500 £95,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £59,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £115,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +26 24 £70,000 -22.22% 7
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Principal 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 Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (21.29%) Degree
4 42 (20.79%) Finance
5 40 (19.80%) DevOps
6 38 (18.81%) Business Development
7 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (15.35%) SAP
9 30 (14.85%) Java
10 29 (14.36%) Scrum
11 28 (13.86%) Migration
11 28 (13.86%) SAP HANA
12 27 (13.37%) Virtual Team
13 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
13 26 (12.87%) Test Automation
14 25 (12.38%) Mentoring
14 25 (12.38%) Presales
15 24 (11.88%) Life Science
15 24 (11.88%) GxP
15 24 (11.88%) C#
16 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (10.89%) Jenkins
17 21 (10.40%) Docker
17 21 (10.40%) Test Strategy
17 21 (10.40%) Selenium
18 19 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (9.41%) VMware
19 18 (8.91%) .NET
19 18 (8.91%) Open Source

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 9 (4.46%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.98%) GeoServer
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.98%) EViews
3 4 (1.98%) SPSS
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) SAP APO
2 6 (2.97%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.98%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.94%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.96%) Office 365
5 6 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.48%) IaaS
7 4 (1.98%) CloudBees
8 3 (1.49%) G Suite
8 3 (1.49%) PaaS
8 3 (1.49%) SaaS
8 3 (1.49%) Slack
9 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) VSAN
2 3 (1.49%) Skype
3 2 (0.99%) Firewall
3 2 (0.99%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.50%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) SAP HANA
2 7 (3.47%) Big Data
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.99%) DB2
4 2 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.99%) Power BI
4 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) Kalido
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.50%) QlikView
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.40%) Selenium
3 13 (6.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (5.94%) Jasmine
4 12 (5.94%) JUnit
4 12 (5.94%) Protractor
4 12 (5.94%) TestNG
5 7 (3.47%) JMeter
5 7 (3.47%) NeoLoad
6 6 (2.97%) Appium
6 6 (2.97%) Buildbot
6 6 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.97%) Gatling
6 6 (2.97%) Ranorex
6 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.97%) WATIR
6 6 (2.97%) WebLOAD
7 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (20.79%) Finance
2 17 (8.42%) Law
3 14 (6.93%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Marketing
4 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.97%) Automotive
5 6 (2.97%) Billing
6 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.91%) .NET
2 12 (5.94%) CSS
2 12 (5.94%) HTML
3 9 (4.46%) Web Services
4 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.49%) Node.js
4 3 (1.49%) React
5 2 (0.99%) J2EE
5 2 (0.99%) Java EE
5 2 (0.99%) OAuth
5 2 (0.99%) OpenID
5 2 (0.99%) REST
5 2 (0.99%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.99%) SAML
5 2 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.50%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.37%) Virtual Team
3 24 (11.88%) Life Science
4 10 (4.95%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.47%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.48%) Fintech
9 4 (1.98%) FMCG
9 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.49%) Blog
10 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.99%) User Experience
12 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.95%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) Unix
3 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.98%) Windows
4 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (19.80%) DevOps
4 38 (18.81%) Business Development
5 29 (14.36%) Scrum
6 28 (13.86%) Migration
7 26 (12.87%) Test Automation
8 25 (12.38%) Mentoring
8 25 (12.38%) Presales
9 21 (10.40%) Test Strategy
10 19 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (8.91%) Open Source
12 16 (7.92%) Kanban
13 15 (7.43%) Analytics
13 15 (7.43%) Functional Testing
13 15 (7.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (7.43%) Release Management
14 14 (6.93%) Coaching
15 13 (6.44%) Configuration Management
16 12 (5.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.85%) Java
2 24 (11.88%) C#
3 17 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.93%) Python
4 14 (6.93%) SQL
5 10 (4.95%) Ruby
6 6 (2.97%) C
6 6 (2.97%) C++
6 6 (2.97%) PHP
6 6 (2.97%) Scala
7 4 (1.98%) Go
7 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.98%) R
8 2 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.99%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (21.29%) Degree
2 9 (4.46%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.47%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.97%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.48%) PMP
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.49%) CISM
7 3 (1.49%) CISSP
7 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.99%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) MBA
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.88%) GxP
2 16 (7.92%) GDPR
2 16 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.95%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.97%) GCP
4 6 (2.97%) PMO
5 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.98%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (1.98%) QA
7 2 (0.99%) COBIT
8 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.50%) FATCA
8 1 (0.50%) IFRS
8 1 (0.50%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.50%) SLA
8 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (10.40%) Docker
2 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.46%) VMware NSX
3 9 (4.46%) vSphere
4 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.49%) XenApp
5 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.99%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) Ansible
1 16 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (7.92%) Puppet
2 12 (5.94%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.46%) vRealize
4 3 (1.49%) Mesos
4 3 (1.49%) Salt
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.99%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) SAP
2 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.41%) VMware
4 12 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.46%) Google
5 9 (4.46%) New Relic
6 7 (3.47%) Ariba
6 7 (3.47%) Oracle
7 5 (2.48%) Citrix
7 5 (2.48%) IBM
7 5 (2.48%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.98%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.98%) Tableau
9 3 (1.49%) Cognos
10 2 (0.99%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.99%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.50%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.50%) FNZ