Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 59 32
Rank change year-on-year +24 -27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 547 358 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.35% 4.81% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 4.96% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 351 268 331
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -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 7,230 7,224 6,783
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.14% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,985 6,229 5,628
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 13 £42,500 -
Rochdale +21 11 £22,000 +12.82% 1
Bury +15 3 £60,000 +14.29%
Bolton +12 1 - - 2
Wigan 0 1 - -
Stockport -5 1 - - 2
Salford - 1 £60,000 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 240 (43.88%) SAP
2 183 (33.46%) Finance
3 133 (24.31%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (19.74%) Manufacturing
5 107 (19.56%) Retail
6 103 (18.83%) Microsoft
7 101 (18.46%) Oracle
8 82 (14.99%) SQL
8 82 (14.99%) Logistics
9 77 (14.08%) Degree
10 72 (13.16%) ABAP
11 57 (10.42%) Migration
12 55 (10.05%) Windows
12 55 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (9.51%) ERP
14 49 (8.96%) CRM
15 48 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (8.59%) Data Migration
17 46 (8.41%) EDI
18 45 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (8.04%) Banking
19 44 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
19 44 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
20 43 (7.86%) Analytics
20 43 (7.86%) SQL Server
21 40 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (7.31%) Oracle Fusion
21 40 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (7.13%) SAP S/4HANA
23 38 (6.95%) Integration Testing

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 31 (5.67%) SAS
2 5 (0.91%) Drupal
3 4 (0.73%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.37%) IIS
5 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Documentum
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) FileNet
6 1 (0.18%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (7.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 35 (6.40%) SAP SD
3 32 (5.85%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (5.30%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (5.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 19 (3.47%) SAP MM
6 17 (3.11%) SAP PP
7 16 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (2.93%) SAP BPC
8 14 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (2.56%) SAP CO
8 14 (2.56%) SAP FI
8 14 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (2.19%) SAP WM
10 9 (1.65%) SAP Retail
11 8 (1.46%) SAP SCM
12 7 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
14 5 (0.91%) SAP HCM
15 4 (0.73%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.12%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.46%) IaaS
6 6 (1.10%) PaaS
7 5 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.91%) Office 365
7 5 (0.91%) SaaS
7 5 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.55%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.37%) Serverless
10 2 (0.37%) Taleo
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.18%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.02%) Internet
2 10 (1.83%) ADSL
2 10 (1.83%) FTP
2 10 (1.83%) PSTN
3 9 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.10%) LAN
4 6 (1.10%) WAN
5 5 (0.91%) VoIP
6 4 (0.73%) Firewall
6 4 (0.73%) VPN
7 3 (0.55%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) ISDN
8 2 (0.37%) MPLS
8 2 (0.37%) Network Security
8 2 (0.37%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) Broadband
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.30%) Base SAS
2 29 (5.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 28 (5.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 25 (4.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 24 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.74%) SAP BW
8 14 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 10 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.83%) QlikView
12 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.65%) SAP HANA
13 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.28%) GIS
15 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (5.12%) eCATT
1 28 (5.12%) LSMW
2 25 (4.57%) ProC
3 8 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.55%) Hudson
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
6 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) Wercker
General
1 183 (33.46%) Finance
2 108 (19.74%) Manufacturing
3 107 (19.56%) Retail
4 44 (8.04%) Banking
5 35 (6.40%) Billing
5 35 (6.40%) Publishing
6 34 (6.22%) Automotive
7 31 (5.67%) Advertising
8 16 (2.93%) Marketing
9 14 (2.56%) German Language
10 11 (2.01%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.65%) Electronics
11 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.28%) Local Government
13 6 (1.10%) Law
14 3 (0.55%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.41%) EDI
2 40 (7.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (5.12%) IDoc
4 22 (4.02%) .NET
5 15 (2.74%) HTML
6 13 (2.38%) Web Services
7 12 (2.19%) SAP Basis
8 11 (2.01%) SAP XI
9 8 (1.46%) SAP Core Interface
10 7 (1.28%) Middleware
10 7 (1.28%) XML
11 6 (1.10%) CSS
12 5 (0.91%) SAP CO-PA
13 4 (0.73%) SAP PI
14 3 (0.55%) RESTful
15 2 (0.37%) JSON
15 2 (0.37%) SailPoint
15 2 (0.37%) SOAP
15 2 (0.37%) XSLT
16 1 (0.18%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 133 (24.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.84%) Driving Licence
3 21 (3.84%) FMCG
4 20 (3.66%) LIMS
5 17 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.11%) NHS
6 16 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.38%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.10%) EPoS
11 6 (1.10%) iPad
12 5 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.73%) Clustering
13 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.73%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.05%) Windows
2 19 (3.47%) Linux
2 19 (3.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.28%) Unix
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (14.99%) Logistics
2 57 (10.42%) Migration
3 55 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 52 (9.51%) ERP
5 49 (8.96%) CRM
6 48 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (8.59%) Data Migration
8 45 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
9 44 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 43 (7.86%) Analytics
11 40 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (6.95%) Integration Testing
13 32 (5.85%) Project Planning
14 31 (5.67%) DevOps
14 31 (5.67%) Project Management
15 30 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
16 29 (5.30%) Procure-to-Pay
17 28 (5.12%) Order to Cash
17 28 (5.12%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.99%) SQL
2 72 (13.16%) ABAP
3 25 (4.57%) PROC SQL
3 25 (4.57%) SAS Macro
4 18 (3.29%) Java
5 15 (2.74%) C#
6 14 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.01%) Python
8 8 (1.46%) VBA
9 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.91%) VB
9 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.73%) PHP
10 4 (0.73%) Ruby
10 4 (0.73%) X++
11 3 (0.55%) R
12 2 (0.37%) C
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (14.08%) Degree
2 22 (4.02%) ACCA
3 16 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.46%) CIMA
4 8 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.10%) CISM
5 6 (1.10%) CISSP
6 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.91%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.73%) CCDP
8 3 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.55%) CCDE
9 2 (0.37%) CCNP
9 2 (0.37%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.37%) MCSE
9 2 (0.37%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.65%) IFRS
1 9 (1.65%) PMO
2 8 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.28%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.73%) COBIT
5 4 (0.73%) GDPR
6 3 (0.55%) GCP
7 2 (0.37%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.37%) QA
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.65%) Docker
2 9 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) Ceph
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Ansible
2 8 (1.46%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.46%) Puppet
3 6 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.91%) Terraform
5 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.55%) Packer
5 3 (0.55%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.18%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 240 (43.88%) SAP
2 103 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 101 (18.46%) Oracle
4 19 (3.47%) Infor
5 18 (3.29%) Cognos
5 18 (3.29%) Sage
5 18 (3.29%) VMware
6 17 (3.11%) Epicor
7 16 (2.93%) JD Edwards
8 13 (2.38%) Informatica
9 12 (2.19%) Google
10 11 (2.01%) Tableau
11 10 (1.83%) hybris
12 7 (1.28%) IBM
12 7 (1.28%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.91%) Cisco
13 5 (0.91%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.73%) IFS
14 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow