The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Consultant
England / North West
Rank 252 223 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.082% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £58,750 £90,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.72% -  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5859 5460 6342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.67% 97.03% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4589 5107
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Principal Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in the North West

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in the North West

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 5 £58,750 -34.72% 2
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Principal 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 North West region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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