Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 422 555 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.79% 7.08% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 7.25% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 362 375 322
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% +4.44%
10th Percentile £19,000 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 7,038 7,658 7,151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.70% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,861 6,370 6,139
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Stockport +19 8 £65,000 +85.71% 2
Oldham +5 5 £24,500 -53.33%
Sale - 5 £29,500 -
Rochdale +6 4 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Wigan - 4 £43,750 - 1
Bolton +18 3 £60,000 - 2
Altrincham -23 3 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Bury -2 2 £35,000 -41.67%
Salford -9 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 79 (18.72%) Finance
2 76 (18.01%) Microsoft
3 72 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (11.61%) SQL
5 44 (10.43%) SAP
6 43 (10.19%) Coaching
7 41 (9.72%) Manufacturing
8 40 (9.48%) Retail
8 40 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (9.48%) Presales
9 38 (9.00%) CRM
10 37 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (7.35%) Oracle
13 30 (7.11%) Dynamics 365
14 29 (6.87%) Java
14 29 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (6.87%) Degree
15 27 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 26 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (6.16%) Billing
16 26 (6.16%) SQL Server
17 25 (5.92%) ERP
17 25 (5.92%) Migration
18 24 (5.69%) Wireless
18 24 (5.69%) Logistics
18 24 (5.69%) DevOps
19 23 (5.45%) Cisco
20 22 (5.21%) CCNP
20 22 (5.21%) Cisco Certification

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 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.90%) SAS
3 5 (1.18%) IIS
3 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.95%) Confluence
4 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) InVision
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (4.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (4.03%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (4.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (2.13%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.95%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.95%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.95%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.95%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.95%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.95%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.71%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.11%) Dynamics 365
2 26 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.13%) Office 365
6 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.69%) Wireless
2 15 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (3.55%) Cisco Firepower
2 15 (3.55%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (2.61%) Internet
4 9 (2.13%) LAN
5 8 (1.90%) Network Security
6 7 (1.66%) Firewall
6 7 (1.66%) WAN
6 7 (1.66%) WLAN
7 6 (1.42%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.42%) NGN
7 6 (1.42%) SAN
8 5 (1.18%) Intranet
9 4 (0.95%) SMS
9 4 (0.95%) VPN
10 3 (0.71%) ADSL
11 2 (0.47%) Broadband
11 2 (0.47%) ISDN
11 2 (0.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.55%) QlikView
4 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.37%) Power BI
7 8 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.66%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.42%) DataStage
10 5 (1.18%) Big Data
10 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.18%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.95%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (0.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (0.95%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (0.95%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.95%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.66%) JIRA
2 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.71%) eCATT
3 3 (0.71%) LSMW
3 3 (0.71%) Selenium
4 2 (0.47%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) Hudson
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (18.72%) Finance
2 41 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 40 (9.48%) Retail
4 26 (6.16%) Billing
5 17 (4.03%) Advertising
6 13 (3.08%) Local Government
6 13 (3.08%) Publishing
7 10 (2.37%) Banking
8 7 (1.66%) Law
9 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.95%) Legal
10 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.71%) Automotive
11 3 (0.71%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (3.08%) Middleware
3 10 (2.37%) .NET
4 8 (1.90%) CSS
4 8 (1.90%) HTML
4 8 (1.90%) Web Services
5 7 (1.66%) XML
6 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.18%) jQuery
8 3 (0.71%) EDI
8 3 (0.71%) IDoc
8 3 (0.71%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.47%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.47%) React
9 2 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (0.47%) SOAP
10 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.37%) Internet of Things
4 7 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.42%) FMCG
5 6 (1.42%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.18%) PKI
6 5 (1.18%) Replication
6 5 (1.18%) Xbox
7 3 (0.71%) LIMS
7 3 (0.71%) Social Media
8 2 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.47%) EPoS
8 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.24%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.08%) Windows
2 7 (1.66%) Linux
2 7 (1.66%) Unix
2 7 (1.66%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.18%) AIX
5 2 (0.47%) Solaris
5 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) HPUX
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (10.19%) Coaching
3 40 (9.48%) Presales
4 38 (9.00%) CRM
5 37 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (5.92%) ERP
8 25 (5.92%) Migration
9 24 (5.69%) DevOps
9 24 (5.69%) Logistics
10 20 (4.74%) Analytics
11 19 (4.50%) Information Security
11 19 (4.50%) Order to Cash
12 17 (4.03%) Business Analysis
12 17 (4.03%) Data Migration
12 17 (4.03%) Procure-to-Pay
12 17 (4.03%) Record to Report
12 17 (4.03%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (4.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.61%) SQL
2 29 (6.87%) Java
3 18 (4.27%) ABAP
3 18 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.61%) C#
5 6 (1.42%) Apex Code
5 6 (1.42%) R
6 5 (1.18%) C
6 5 (1.18%) Python
7 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (6.87%) Degree
2 22 (5.21%) CCNP
2 22 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (4.27%) ACCA
4 16 (3.79%) CCNA
5 14 (3.32%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.13%) IIBA
7 9 (2.13%) ISEB
8 7 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.42%) CCDP
10 5 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.71%) CIMA
11 3 (0.71%) SANS
12 2 (0.47%) OSCE
12 2 (0.47%) OSCP
12 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.47%) PMP
12 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.74%) PMO
2 12 (2.84%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.95%) SLA
5 3 (0.71%) GDPR
5 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 14 (3.32%) Docker
2 11 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (3.55%) Stealthwatch
2 12 (2.84%) Puppet
3 10 (2.37%) Terraform
4 5 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.43%) SAP
3 31 (7.35%) Oracle
4 23 (5.45%) Cisco
5 20 (4.74%) VMware
6 19 (4.50%) Juniper
7 15 (3.55%) IronPort
8 14 (3.32%) Meraki
8 14 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.08%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.37%) Informatica
10 10 (2.37%) Workday
11 9 (2.13%) Google
12 8 (1.90%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.66%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.42%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.42%) Citrix
14 6 (1.42%) Cognos
14 6 (1.42%) NetApp