Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Consultant
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 61 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 468 373 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.30% 4.85% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 4.99% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 318 305 309
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -4.26% -1.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £75,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,194 7,468 6,517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.09% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,052 6,371 5,463
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,275 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Manchester

Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Rochdale - 11 £22,000 -
Altrincham -1 9 £48,750 +14.71% 2
Bury 0 4 £35,000 -17.65%
Oldham +25 3 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Bolton +9 3 £55,250 +30.00%
Salford - 2 £60,000 - 3
Wigan +4 1 - - 2
Stockport -3 1 - - 1
Consultant
North West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 141 (30.13%) Finance
2 138 (29.49%) SAP
3 132 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 96 (20.51%) Manufacturing
5 90 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (18.80%) Retail
7 83 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (16.88%) SQL
9 68 (14.53%) Oracle
10 66 (14.10%) ERP
11 62 (13.25%) Self-Motivation
12 58 (12.39%) CRM
12 58 (12.39%) Logistics
13 54 (11.54%) Advertising
14 53 (11.32%) ABAP
15 52 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 51 (10.90%) Dynamics AX
17 47 (10.04%) Dynamics 365
18 46 (9.83%) Migration
19 43 (9.19%) DevOps
20 41 (8.76%) Windows
20 41 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
20 41 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
21 40 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (8.12%) Dynamics CRM
23 37 (7.91%) SQL Server
24 35 (7.48%) Dynamics NAV
25 33 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
26 32 (6.84%) Publishing
27 31 (6.62%) Degree

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (3.21%) SAS
2 4 (0.85%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.64%) Apache
3 3 (0.64%) Drupal
3 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
4 1 (0.21%) Documentum
4 1 (0.21%) FileNet
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 51 (10.90%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (8.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (7.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (3.21%) SAP MM
4 15 (3.21%) SAP SD
5 10 (2.14%) SAP PP
6 9 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (1.50%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.50%) SAP FI
7 7 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (1.28%) HFM
8 6 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (1.28%) SAP Retail
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.85%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (10.04%) Dynamics 365
3 41 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.78%) IaaS
6 8 (1.71%) PaaS
7 7 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.50%) SaaS
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.64%) Office 365
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.43%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Serverless
9 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.21%) Firebase
10 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.41%) Internet
2 10 (2.14%) ADSL
2 10 (2.14%) FTP
2 10 (2.14%) PSTN
2 10 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.07%) Firewall
4 4 (0.85%) LAN
4 4 (0.85%) VPN
4 4 (0.85%) WAN
5 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.64%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (0.64%) Network Security
5 3 (0.64%) SMS
5 3 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.43%) Broadband
6 2 (0.43%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) Skype
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (2.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 11 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.92%) Base SAS
6 9 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.50%) QlikView
9 6 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.07%) GIS
10 5 (1.07%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.07%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.85%) Big Data
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (3.42%) eCATT
1 16 (3.42%) LSMW
2 11 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.71%) ProC
4 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.64%) Hudson
7 2 (0.43%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.21%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) JMeter
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.21%) Wercker
General
1 141 (30.13%) Finance
2 96 (20.51%) Manufacturing
3 88 (18.80%) Retail
4 54 (11.54%) Advertising
5 32 (6.84%) Publishing
6 25 (5.34%) Billing
7 18 (3.85%) German Language
8 17 (3.63%) Banking
9 12 (2.56%) Local Government
9 12 (2.56%) Marketing
10 11 (2.35%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.92%) Law
11 9 (1.92%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.13%) .NET
2 21 (4.49%) EDI
3 20 (4.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (3.42%) IDoc
5 15 (3.21%) Web Services
6 12 (2.56%) HTML
6 12 (2.56%) Middleware
6 12 (2.56%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.85%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.64%) CSS
8 3 (0.64%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.64%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.43%) MDX
9 2 (0.43%) XML
10 1 (0.21%) Ajax
10 1 (0.21%) CSS3
10 1 (0.21%) Django
10 1 (0.21%) JSON
10 1 (0.21%) KML
10 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (13.25%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.27%) Internet of Things
6 19 (4.06%) FMCG
7 18 (3.85%) Driving Licence
8 17 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.42%) LIMS
10 12 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.85%) Clustering
12 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.85%) Smart Energy
12 4 (0.85%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.85%) Social Media
13 3 (0.64%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.76%) Windows
2 17 (3.63%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.42%) Linux
4 11 (2.35%) Unix
5 10 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (14.10%) ERP
3 58 (12.39%) CRM
3 58 (12.39%) Logistics
4 46 (9.83%) Migration
5 43 (9.19%) DevOps
6 41 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 40 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (6.41%) Data Migration
9 30 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 29 (6.20%) Presales
10 29 (6.20%) Project Management
11 26 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
11 26 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 25 (5.34%) Integration Testing
13 24 (5.13%) Analytics
14 22 (4.70%) Feasibility Study
15 20 (4.27%) Collaborative Working
15 20 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.88%) SQL
2 53 (11.32%) ABAP
3 22 (4.70%) Java
4 21 (4.49%) C#
4 21 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.99%) Python
6 8 (1.71%) PROC SQL
6 8 (1.71%) SAS Macro
7 7 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.50%) C
7 7 (1.50%) X++
8 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.07%) Ruby
10 3 (0.64%) PHP
10 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (6.62%) Degree
2 19 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.42%) ACCA
4 14 (2.99%) CIMA
5 9 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.28%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.28%) CISSP
8 5 (1.07%) CCNP
9 4 (0.85%) OSCP
10 3 (0.64%) CCDP
10 3 (0.64%) CCIE
10 3 (0.64%) CISM
10 3 (0.64%) OSCE
11 2 (0.43%) CCDE
11 2 (0.43%) CEH
11 2 (0.43%) CISA
11 2 (0.43%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.43%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.14%) PMO
2 9 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) GCP
5 5 (1.07%) QA
6 4 (0.85%) COBIT
6 4 (0.85%) GDPR
7 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 2 (0.43%) GAAP
8 2 (0.43%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (2.78%) Docker
2 12 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) Ceph
6 1 (0.21%) UAG
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.35%) Ansible
2 10 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.14%) Puppet
3 8 (1.71%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.85%) Terraform
6 3 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.64%) Nessus
6 3 (0.64%) Packer
6 3 (0.64%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.43%) Nmap
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.21%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 138 (29.49%) SAP
2 132 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 68 (14.53%) Oracle
4 24 (5.13%) Sage
5 22 (4.70%) VMware
6 20 (4.27%) JD Edwards
7 19 (4.06%) Google
8 18 (3.85%) Infor
9 16 (3.42%) Epicor
10 12 (2.56%) Rackspace
11 10 (2.14%) Cisco
12 8 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.50%) hybris
13 7 (1.50%) Informatica
14 6 (1.28%) Cognos
14 6 (1.28%) Tableau
15 5 (1.07%) IBM
15 5 (1.07%) Workday
16 4 (0.85%) IFS
17 3 (0.64%) ShoreTel