Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 658 673 722
Rank change year-on-year +15 +49 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 158 179 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 107 108 138
London median annual salary £100,000 £82,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% +26.67%
10th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £105,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +28.57%

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 65,243 70,983 75,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53,121 55,600 65,950
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 26 £100,000 +25.00% 3
West London - 3 £82,500 - 2
East London - 1 £75,000 -
Principal Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.85%) Finance
3 40 (25.32%) DevOps
4 39 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (20.89%) Degree
7 32 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (17.09%) Business Development
8 27 (17.09%) Business Transformation
9 26 (16.46%) Google
9 26 (16.46%) Docker
10 25 (15.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (15.82%) Presales
11 23 (14.56%) Project Management
12 18 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (11.39%) Puppet
12 18 (11.39%) Visualisation
13 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (10.76%) Data Visualisation
13 17 (10.76%) New Relic
13 17 (10.76%) Data Science
14 16 (10.13%) Target Operating Model
14 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
14 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
15 14 (8.86%) Ansible
15 14 (8.86%) Jenkins
15 14 (8.86%) Java
15 14 (8.86%) Artificial Intelligence
15 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.86%) Machine Learning

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 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (1.90%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (15.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.43%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.53%) Loggly
6 4 (2.53%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (1.27%) Office 365
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (2.53%) SSL
2 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) VSAN
3 3 (1.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
4 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) VPLS
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.53%) Big Data
3 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.53%) MySQL
3 4 (2.53%) Redis
3 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.90%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.90%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.27%) Lumira
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.53%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.63%) JMeter
4 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.63%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (27.85%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Retail
3 7 (4.43%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Advertising
4 5 (3.16%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.33%) Node.js
2 8 (5.06%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) .NET
4 6 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (3.80%) Spring
5 4 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.53%) SOAP
5 4 (2.53%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.27%) J2EE
6 2 (1.27%) Java EE
6 2 (1.27%) React
6 2 (1.27%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Credit Risk
2 8 (5.06%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.43%) PMI
4 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.16%) Fintech
6 4 (2.53%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.90%) Derivative
7 3 (1.90%) Equities
7 3 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) CMDB
9 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.06%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
3 2 (1.27%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.32%) DevOps
3 32 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (17.09%) Business Development
4 27 (17.09%) Business Transformation
5 25 (15.82%) Presales
6 23 (14.56%) Project Management
7 18 (11.39%) Visualisation
8 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (10.76%) Data Science
8 17 (10.76%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
9 16 (10.13%) Target Operating Model
10 14 (8.86%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
10 14 (8.86%) Machine Learning
11 13 (8.23%) Creative Thinking
11 13 (8.23%) Performance Improvement
11 13 (8.23%) Wealth Management
12 12 (7.59%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.86%) Java
2 11 (6.96%) SQL
3 8 (5.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.06%) Python
4 5 (3.16%) C
4 5 (3.16%) Ruby
5 4 (2.53%) C++
5 4 (2.53%) Go
5 4 (2.53%) Perl
5 4 (2.53%) PHP
5 4 (2.53%) Scala
6 2 (1.27%) C#
6 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (20.89%) Degree
2 13 (8.23%) Master's Degree
3 7 (4.43%) ISEB
3 7 (4.43%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.80%) CISSP
5 5 (3.16%) ACCA
5 5 (3.16%) CFA
6 4 (2.53%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.53%) CSSLP
6 4 (2.53%) GWAPT
6 4 (2.53%) SANS
7 3 (1.90%) CIMA
7 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 5 (3.16%) COBIT
3 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.27%) GAAP
4 2 (1.27%) GDPR
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (16.46%) Docker
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.53%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (11.39%) Puppet
2 14 (8.86%) Ansible
3 9 (5.70%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.16%) Terraform
5 4 (2.53%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.53%) Nagios
5 4 (2.53%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.53%) Rancher
5 4 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.53%) vRealize
5 4 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.63%) TADDM
Vendors
1 26 (16.46%) Google
2 17 (10.76%) New Relic
3 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.96%) VMware
5 8 (5.06%) Oracle
6 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.16%) SAP
8 4 (2.53%) Citrix
8 4 (2.53%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.53%) Splunk
9 3 (1.90%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.27%) Charles River
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco
10 2 (1.27%) FNZ
10 2 (1.27%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.63%) BMC
11 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.63%) Facebook
11 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.63%) Symantec