Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the M4 Corridor during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Consultant
South East > M4 Corridor
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 27 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 52.94% 37.50% 11.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 52.94% 40.00% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
M4 Corridor median annual salary £40,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £35,000 £60,875 £52,100
90th Percentile £45,000 £68,125 £84,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor. 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
M4 Corridor
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 51 15 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 93.75% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 24
M4 Corridor median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £38,000 £26,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £65,200 £88,125 £87,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the M4 Corridor

Consultant
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the M4 Corridor.

Salary trend for Consultant in the M4 Corridor

Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 M4 Corridor region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (44.44%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) Wireless
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) eTOM
3 12 (44.44%) Business Transformation
3 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) PMO
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) CESG
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) PhD
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Wireless
General
1 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 12 (44.44%) eTOM
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
2 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.70%) Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.70%) Information Security
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) PhD
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework