Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Consultant
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.80% 2.35% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.47% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 22
Shropshire median annual salary £29,500 £70,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.86% +137.29% -30.59%
10th Percentile £28,250 £53,625 £18,000
90th Percentile £46,800 £70,000 £53,625
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 322 445 603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 218 318 456
Shropshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +0.17%
10th Percentile £19,425 £25,750 £23,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,063 £55,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Shropshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Shropshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Telford +9 6 £29,500 -57.86% 5
Consultant
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Shropshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Biometrics
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Android

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP ALM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft