Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £53,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 592 412 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.45% 5.52% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 5.67% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 400 293 368
Manchester median annual salary £53,250 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.30% +4.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £70,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22% -5.26%

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 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -2 16 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Stockport +2 7 £35,000 -15.66%
Rochdale +18 5 £22,000 +12.82% 1
Bolton +7 4 - -
Bury - 3 £60,000 -
Cheadle -9 2 £55,000 +175.00%
Salford - 2 £48,750 -
Oldham - 1 £52,500 -
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Manchester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 224 (37.84%) SAP
2 189 (31.93%) Finance
3 137 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (21.11%) Oracle
5 121 (20.44%) Degree
6 109 (18.41%) Microsoft
7 100 (16.89%) SQL
8 86 (14.53%) Manufacturing
9 84 (14.19%) Retail
10 71 (11.99%) Analytics
11 69 (11.66%) Banking
12 67 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (10.98%) Logistics
14 59 (9.97%) ABAP
15 56 (9.46%) SAS
16 54 (9.12%) Oracle Fusion
17 53 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (8.78%) Requirements Analysis
19 51 (8.61%) Base SAS
19 51 (8.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 51 (8.61%) Automotive
19 51 (8.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
20 50 (8.45%) Windows
21 49 (8.28%) SQL Server
22 48 (8.11%) ProC
22 48 (8.11%) SAS Macro
22 48 (8.11%) PROC SQL
22 48 (8.11%) Visual Analytics
22 48 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
22 48 (8.11%) SAS Visual Analytics

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 56 (9.46%) SAS
2 7 (1.18%) Drupal
3 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.34%) Apache
5 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Documentum
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) FileNet
6 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 43 (7.26%) SAP SD
2 38 (6.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 33 (5.57%) Oracle Financials
3 33 (5.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 23 (3.89%) SAP PP
5 22 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (3.72%) SAP MM
6 20 (3.38%) SAP BPC
7 15 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (2.53%) SAP WM
8 14 (2.36%) SAP SCM
9 8 (1.35%) SAP CO
9 8 (1.35%) SAP FI
9 8 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.84%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.84%) SAP Retail
12 4 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.68%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.35%) Office 365
5 7 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.68%) IaaS
6 4 (0.68%) PaaS
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 3 (0.51%) Taleo
8 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.34%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.34%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.03%) Internet
2 6 (1.01%) LAN
2 6 (1.01%) WAN
3 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.68%) DNS
4 4 (0.68%) ISDN
4 4 (0.68%) VoIP
5 3 (0.51%) ADSL
5 3 (0.51%) Firewall
5 3 (0.51%) FTP
5 3 (0.51%) PSTN
5 3 (0.51%) VPN
6 2 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.34%) Skype
6 2 (0.34%) WebEx
7 1 (0.17%) PBX
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.61%) Base SAS
1 51 (8.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 51 (8.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 49 (8.28%) SQL Server
3 48 (8.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 20 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.03%) QlikView
9 11 (1.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 11 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.86%) SAP BW
10 10 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.52%) GIS
12 8 (1.35%) SAP HANA
13 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.01%) Cognos Report Studio
14 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 48 (8.11%) ProC
2 16 (2.70%) eCATT
2 16 (2.70%) LSMW
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.34%) Hudson
4 2 (0.34%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.17%) JMeter
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (31.93%) Finance
2 86 (14.53%) Manufacturing
3 84 (14.19%) Retail
4 69 (11.66%) Banking
5 51 (8.61%) Automotive
6 30 (5.07%) Billing
7 23 (3.89%) Advertising
8 13 (2.20%) Publishing
9 12 (2.03%) Marketing
10 9 (1.52%) Electronics
11 8 (1.35%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.01%) German Language
13 5 (0.84%) Law
13 5 (0.84%) Local Government
14 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.34%) Legal
16 1 (0.17%) Back Office
16 1 (0.17%) French Language
16 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 36 (6.08%) EDI
3 20 (3.38%) .NET
4 16 (2.70%) IDoc
4 16 (2.70%) Web Services
5 12 (2.03%) SAP Core Interface
6 11 (1.86%) SAP XI
7 10 (1.69%) HTML
8 7 (1.18%) SAP Basis
9 6 (1.01%) CSS
9 6 (1.01%) XML
10 5 (0.84%) SAP CO-PA
11 4 (0.68%) Middleware
11 4 (0.68%) SOAP
12 3 (0.51%) JSON
12 3 (0.51%) RESTful
12 3 (0.51%) SAP PI
13 2 (0.34%) REST
13 2 (0.34%) Spring
14 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 137 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.04%) Driving Licence
4 17 (2.87%) NHS
5 16 (2.70%) FMCG
6 15 (2.53%) iPad
7 12 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.35%) LIMS
9 8 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
11 5 (0.84%) EPoS
11 5 (0.84%) Social Media
12 4 (0.68%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.34%) Life Science
13 2 (0.34%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.45%) Windows
2 22 (3.72%) Linux
3 16 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.01%) Unix
4 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (11.99%) Analytics
2 67 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (10.98%) Logistics
4 53 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (8.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 48 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 48 (8.11%) Visual Analytics
7 46 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (6.93%) Migration
9 39 (6.59%) CRM
10 36 (6.08%) ERP
10 36 (6.08%) Project Management
11 33 (5.57%) Procure-to-Pay
12 32 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
12 32 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 32 (5.41%) Order to Cash
12 32 (5.41%) Record to Report
13 29 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (4.39%) IT Strategy
15 25 (4.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.89%) SQL
2 59 (9.97%) ABAP
3 48 (8.11%) PROC SQL
3 48 (8.11%) SAS Macro
4 16 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.53%) Java
6 9 (1.52%) C#
7 6 (1.01%) Python
7 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.84%) VB
8 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.84%) VBA
9 4 (0.68%) PHP
10 3 (0.51%) C++
10 3 (0.51%) R
10 3 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.34%) X++
12 1 (0.17%) C
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (20.44%) Degree
2 22 (3.72%) ACCA
3 14 (2.36%) CISSP
4 10 (1.69%) CIMA
5 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.35%) CISM
6 8 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.84%) CEH
8 5 (0.84%) CISA
8 5 (0.84%) CLAS
8 5 (0.84%) CRISC
8 5 (0.84%) MCSE
8 5 (0.84%) SANS
9 4 (0.68%) CISMP
10 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.34%) MCITP
11 2 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.52%) IFRS
2 9 (1.52%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.18%) GDPR
4 7 (1.18%) PMO
5 5 (0.84%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.68%) COBIT
7 3 (0.51%) QA
8 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.34%) SLA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Docker
4 2 (0.34%) Samba
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.51%) Ansible
3 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.51%) Terraform
4 2 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.34%) Packer
5 1 (0.17%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 224 (37.84%) SAP
2 125 (21.11%) Oracle
3 109 (18.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.21%) Cognos
5 13 (2.20%) Informatica
5 13 (2.20%) Tableau
6 12 (2.03%) VMware
7 11 (1.86%) Google
7 11 (1.86%) Sage
8 9 (1.52%) hybris
8 9 (1.52%) IBM
9 8 (1.35%) Infor
10 7 (1.18%) Epicor
10 7 (1.18%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.84%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.84%) SEEBURGER
12 4 (0.68%) HEAT Software
12 4 (0.68%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow