Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 298 289
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 63 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 43
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £46,625 £38,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £69,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the North West

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the North West

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -2 56 £65,000 +4.00% 7
Cheshire -26 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Senior Consultant
England

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (49.21%) Finance
3 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
6 19 (30.16%) Analytics
6 19 (30.16%) Banking
7 18 (28.57%) Base SAS
7 18 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 18 (28.57%) SAS Macro
7 18 (28.57%) SAS
7 18 (28.57%) ProC
7 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 18 (28.57%) People Management
7 18 (28.57%) PROC SQL
7 18 (28.57%) Visual Analytics
7 18 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 12 (19.05%) IT Strategy
9 11 (17.46%) SAP
9 11 (17.46%) Retail
10 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
12 6 (9.52%) Web Services
13 5 (7.94%) UML
13 5 (7.94%) ERP
13 5 (7.94%) SOA

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (28.57%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP Retail
1 5 (7.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.35%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Base SAS
1 18 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 18 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 18 (28.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) DataStage
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) DecisionStream
3 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) ProC
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.94%) Advertising
5 5 (7.94%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
3 19 (30.16%) Analytics
4 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 18 (28.57%) People Management
4 18 (28.57%) Visual Analytics
5 12 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) DevOps
7 5 (7.94%) ERP
7 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) Use Case
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) PROC SQL
2 18 (28.57%) SAS Macro
3 2 (3.17%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Groovy
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
4 1 (1.59%) Scala
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ACCA
2 3 (4.76%) CIMA
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) GDPR
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) SAP
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) Rackspace
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Sage
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Epicor
6 2 (3.17%) Infor
6 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) IFS