The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £50,000 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
Senior Consultant
England / North West
Rank 216 212 226
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 41 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 8
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00%  

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%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 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 -15 26 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Cheshire +15 6 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Lancashire +1 5 £45,500 -30.00%
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
3 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.05%) Retail
5 15 (19.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (18.42%) Open Source
6 14 (18.42%) Rackspace
6 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (18.42%) DevOps
6 14 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (18.42%) Local Government
6 14 (18.42%) Google
6 14 (18.42%) Use Case
6 14 (18.42%) Migration
6 14 (18.42%) VMware
6 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
6 14 (18.42%) Middleware
6 14 (18.42%) UML
6 14 (18.42%) SOA
6 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.79%) CISSP
7 12 (15.79%) Project Management
8 11 (14.47%) Web Services
8 11 (14.47%) SAP
9 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.84%) Analytics
11 8 (10.53%) Data Analytics

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) SAS
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (6.58%) SAP PP
2 5 (6.58%) SAP QM
3 4 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (3.95%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.95%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.63%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.32%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) Extranet
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) DataStage
1 8 (10.53%) QlikView
1 8 (10.53%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Manufacturing
3 16 (21.05%) Retail
4 14 (18.42%) Local Government
5 6 (7.89%) Banking
6 4 (5.26%) Legal
7 3 (3.95%) Advertising
8 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Middleware
2 11 (14.47%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) EJB
3 6 (7.89%) JMS
3 6 (7.89%) JSP
3 6 (7.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (19.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (18.42%) DevOps
3 14 (18.42%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) Open Source
3 14 (18.42%) SOA
3 14 (18.42%) UML
3 14 (18.42%) Use Case
4 12 (15.79%) Project Management
5 9 (11.84%) Analytics
5 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.53%) Data Analytics
6 8 (10.53%) People Management
7 7 (9.21%) SDLC
8 6 (7.89%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
8 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.89%) Time Management
8 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Java
2 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) CISSP
2 6 (7.89%) CEH
2 6 (7.89%) CIMA
2 6 (7.89%) CISM
2 6 (7.89%) CLAS
2 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) IISP
5 2 (2.63%) GCFA
5 2 (2.63%) GCFE
5 2 (2.63%) SANS
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Google
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 14 (18.42%) Rackspace
1 14 (18.42%) VMware
2 11 (14.47%) SAP
3 8 (10.53%) Ab Initio
3 8 (10.53%) Informatica
3 8 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Epicor
6 1 (1.32%) Infor
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