The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 553 559
Rank change year-on-year +39 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 102 91 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 99
Median salary £82,500 £85,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +17.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 61 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.48%) Mentoring
3 49 (30.25%) Finance
4 47 (29.01%) Degree
5 44 (27.16%) Test Automation
6 40 (24.69%) Test Strategy
7 38 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (22.84%) Coaching
9 36 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (21.60%) Selenium
11 34 (20.99%) Open Source
11 34 (20.99%) Java
12 31 (19.14%) .NET
13 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 30 (18.52%) C#
13 30 (18.52%) SDLC
14 29 (17.90%) HTML
14 29 (17.90%) SQL
14 29 (17.90%) JUnit
15 28 (17.28%) CSS
15 28 (17.28%) TestNG
15 28 (17.28%) Protractor
15 28 (17.28%) Jasmine
16 25 (15.43%) DevOps
17 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 23 (14.20%) Migration
19 22 (13.58%) Presales
20 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (11.73%) Analytics
21 19 (11.73%) Scrum

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 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.62%) Mule
4 1 (0.62%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.09%) Office 365
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) G Suite
3 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.23%) Slack
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) NetScaler
1 3 (1.85%) Skype
2 2 (1.23%) LAN
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.62%) DLNA
3 1 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.62%) Multicast
3 1 (0.62%) NAS
3 1 (0.62%) Network Security
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) Unicast
3 1 (0.62%) UPnP
3 1 (0.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) SAP HANA
2 6 (3.70%) Big Data
3 4 (2.47%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Power BI
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (21.60%) Selenium
2 29 (17.90%) JUnit
3 28 (17.28%) Jasmine
3 28 (17.28%) Protractor
3 28 (17.28%) TestNG
4 7 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.09%) eggPlant
5 5 (3.09%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.09%) JIRA
5 5 (3.09%) JMeter
5 5 (3.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.85%) NeoLoad
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.23%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.62%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) Maven
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 9 (5.56%) Retail
3 8 (4.94%) Law
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.14%) .NET
2 29 (17.90%) HTML
3 28 (17.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.62%) Ajax
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.62%) J2EE
4 1 (0.62%) Java EE
4 1 (0.62%) JPA
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) Node.js
4 1 (0.62%) React
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) Struts
4 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.88%) Fintech
3 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.09%) Blog
4 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.23%) CESG
5 2 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.23%) PKI
5 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Equities
6 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) IPTV
6 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Robotics
6 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.32%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.48%) Mentoring
3 44 (27.16%) Test Automation
4 40 (24.69%) Test Strategy
5 38 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.84%) Coaching
7 36 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (20.99%) Open Source
9 30 (18.52%) SDLC
10 25 (15.43%) DevOps
11 23 (14.20%) Migration
12 22 (13.58%) Presales
13 19 (11.73%) Analytics
13 19 (11.73%) Scrum
14 15 (9.26%) Change Management
14 15 (9.26%) Wealth Management
15 14 (8.64%) BDD
15 14 (8.64%) TDD
16 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.99%) Java
2 30 (18.52%) C#
2 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.90%) SQL
4 5 (3.09%) Python
5 2 (1.23%) C++
5 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) C
6 1 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.62%) PHP
6 1 (0.62%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (29.01%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) CISM
2 3 (1.85%) CISSP
2 3 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.23%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CCSE
4 1 (0.62%) CIMA
4 1 (0.62%) CISA
4 1 (0.62%) CRISC
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.62%) MBA
4 1 (0.62%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.47%) GDPR
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) GAAP
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.70%) XenApp
2 6 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.85%) Docker
5 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 3 (1.85%) XenServer
6 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.70%) Puppet
2 4 (2.47%) Ansible
3 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.85%) SCCM
4 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) SAP
3 8 (4.94%) VMware
4 7 (4.32%) Citrix
5 5 (3.09%) AppSense
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle
6 4 (2.47%) Splunk
7 3 (1.85%) Cisco
7 3 (1.85%) HP
7 3 (1.85%) IBM
7 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.23%) Altiris
8 2 (1.23%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.23%) Cognos
8 2 (1.23%) Google
8 2 (1.23%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.23%) NetWitness
8 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.23%) Symantec
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
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London
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
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