Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 54 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 418 455 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.76% 5.51% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 5.64% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 344 353 331
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.06% +2.17%
10th Percentile £24,125 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% -3.16%

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 7,013 8,064 6,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.57% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 6,790 5,864
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 July 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 July 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
Altrincham -4 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Stockport +9 6 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Bury +3 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Oldham +17 5 £26,000 -
Rochdale - 5 £58,000 - 3
Sale - 5 £29,500 -
Wigan +14 4 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Bolton +8 4 £58,000 +36.47%
Salford +1 2 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 119 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 111 (26.56%) Finance
3 86 (20.57%) SQL
4 67 (16.03%) Manufacturing
5 64 (15.31%) Retail
5 64 (15.31%) SAP
6 55 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (11.72%) CRM
9 49 (11.72%) ERP
10 47 (11.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 44 (10.53%) Advertising
12 41 (9.81%) Oracle
12 41 (9.81%) Dynamics 365
13 40 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
14 38 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
15 37 (8.85%) SQL Server
16 34 (8.13%) Presales
17 32 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
17 32 (7.66%) Logistics
17 32 (7.66%) Degree
18 27 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (6.22%) Migration
19 26 (6.22%) DevOps
20 25 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (5.74%) Requirements Analysis
21 24 (5.74%) Service Delivery
21 24 (5.74%) ABAP
22 23 (5.50%) VMware

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 14 (3.35%) SAS
2 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.20%) Apache
4 4 (0.96%) Confluence
5 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) InVision
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (11.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 40 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (2.87%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (2.39%) SAP MM
6 9 (2.15%) SAP SD
7 8 (1.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (1.44%) HFM
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (1.20%) SAP APO
9 5 (1.20%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.96%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.96%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.96%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.81%) Dynamics 365
2 27 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.44%) IaaS
6 4 (0.96%) SaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.72%) Office 365
7 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) Internet
1 10 (2.39%) Wireless
2 9 (2.15%) Network Security
3 7 (1.67%) LAN
3 7 (1.67%) SMS
3 7 (1.67%) WAN
4 6 (1.44%) IP Telephony
4 6 (1.44%) NGN
4 6 (1.44%) SAN
4 6 (1.44%) WLAN
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (1.20%) Firewall
6 3 (0.72%) Skype
7 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.48%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (1.91%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.44%) DataStage
5 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.44%) QlikView
5 6 (1.44%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.44%) SAS EBI
5 6 (1.44%) Star Schema
6 5 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.20%) Spotfire
7 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.72%) MySQL
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) eCATT
1 7 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.67%) LSMW
2 6 (1.44%) JIRA
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) ProC
5 2 (0.48%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 111 (26.56%) Finance
2 67 (16.03%) Manufacturing
3 64 (15.31%) Retail
4 44 (10.53%) Advertising
5 17 (4.07%) Billing
6 16 (3.83%) Banking
6 16 (3.83%) Publishing
7 11 (2.63%) Local Government
8 8 (1.91%) Legal
9 7 (1.67%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.44%) German Language
10 6 (1.44%) Law
11 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.20%) Marketing
11 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.48%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.83%) .NET
2 15 (3.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (2.87%) Web Services
4 10 (2.39%) Middleware
5 8 (1.91%) Mason
6 7 (1.67%) EDI
6 7 (1.67%) IDoc
7 4 (0.96%) CSS
7 4 (0.96%) HTML
8 2 (0.48%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.48%) MDX
8 2 (0.48%) React
8 2 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.48%) XML
9 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.39%) FMCG
4 10 (2.39%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.91%) Internet of Things
6 7 (1.67%) LIMS
7 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.20%) PKI
9 4 (0.96%) Life Science
9 4 (0.96%) Smart Energy
9 4 (0.96%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.72%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) EPoS
11 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.31%) Windows
2 14 (3.35%) Unix
3 9 (2.15%) Linux
4 7 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.72%) CRM
3 49 (11.72%) ERP
4 34 (8.13%) Presales
5 32 (7.66%) Logistics
6 26 (6.22%) DevOps
6 26 (6.22%) Migration
7 24 (5.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 24 (5.74%) Service Delivery
8 21 (5.02%) Analytics
8 21 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 16 (3.83%) Project Management
12 15 (3.59%) Data Analytics
12 15 (3.59%) Data Migration
13 13 (3.11%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.57%) SQL
2 24 (5.74%) ABAP
3 18 (4.31%) Java
4 17 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.59%) C#
6 8 (1.91%) C
6 8 (1.91%) Python
7 6 (1.44%) X++
8 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.72%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.72%) Ruby
9 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.48%) PROC SQL
10 2 (0.48%) R
10 2 (0.48%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.24%) Groovy
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (7.66%) Degree
2 17 (4.07%) ACCA
3 15 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.87%) CCNP
4 12 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.39%) CIMA
7 8 (1.91%) IIBA
7 8 (1.91%) ISEB
8 6 (1.44%) CCDP
9 5 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.96%) OSCP
11 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.72%) CCIE
11 3 (0.72%) CCNA
11 3 (0.72%) CISSP
11 3 (0.72%) OSCE
11 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) CEH
12 2 (0.48%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.39%) PMO
2 7 (1.67%) QA
3 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.96%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) GCP
5 2 (0.48%) GAAP
5 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 12 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.91%) Docker
3 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.96%) Ansible
3 4 (0.96%) Puppet
4 3 (0.72%) Nessus
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.48%) Nmap
5 2 (0.48%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.24%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 119 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.31%) SAP
3 41 (9.81%) Oracle
4 23 (5.50%) VMware
5 15 (3.59%) Cisco
6 14 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.11%) Google
8 11 (2.63%) Sage
9 10 (2.39%) Rackspace
10 9 (2.15%) JD Edwards
10 9 (2.15%) Workday
11 8 (1.91%) Fortinet
11 8 (1.91%) Juniper
11 8 (1.91%) NetApp
12 7 (1.67%) Citrix
12 7 (1.67%) Informatica
13 6 (1.44%) Ab Initio
14 5 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
15 4 (0.96%) Infor
16 3 (0.72%) CheckPoint