Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 46 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.65% 3.00% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 3.18% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 40
Merseyside median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -50.00% +18.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £48,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £49,500 £82,500
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 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 924 1226 918
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.38% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 705 884 697
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 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
Liverpool +26 43 £33,500 +3.08% 2
Consultant
North West

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

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 Merseyside region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (50.00%) Logistics
3 13 (28.26%) SAP
4 10 (21.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (21.74%) SAP CO
4 10 (21.74%) SAP FI
5 9 (19.57%) Business Process Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.39%) Data Conversion
6 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Life Science
8 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.70%) Validation
9 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (8.70%) SAP SD
9 4 (8.70%) Windows
9 4 (8.70%) Linux
9 4 (8.70%) ERP
9 4 (8.70%) GMP
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (6.52%) Puppet
10 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Big Data
10 3 (6.52%) GitHub
10 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.52%) Gradle

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:

Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) SAP CO
1 10 (21.74%) SAP FI
1 10 (21.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.52%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Ant
1 3 (6.52%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
1 3 (6.52%) Gradle
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
1 3 (6.52%) JUnit
1 3 (6.52%) Maven
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.35%) EDI
2 2 (4.35%) IDoc
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Life Science
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) CentOS
2 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (50.00%) Logistics
3 9 (19.57%) Business Process Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Data Conversion
4 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
7 4 (8.70%) Validation
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Build Automation
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Dependency Management
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Escalation Management
9 2 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) MCSA
1 1 (2.17%) MCSE
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) GMP
2 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
1 3 (6.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) JDA
2 2 (4.35%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.17%) Epicor
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Murex
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle