Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 22 September 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 44 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 19 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.22% 5.06% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 5.48% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 37
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% -34.62%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 844 930 1,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.83% 92.26% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 667 698 816
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Salary histogram for Consultant in Merseyside

Consultant
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Liverpool -16 18 £40,000 +23.08% 8
Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Merseyside region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (21.05%) Advertising
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Baan
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) ACCA
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) Linux

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ACCA
1 1 (5.26%) CIMA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Baan
3 1 (5.26%) IFS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sage