The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Consultant
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 32 69
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 39 75 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.56% 6.25% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 6.33% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 17
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £36,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 828 1184 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.84% 98.67% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1010 1029
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in South Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Newport -3 21 £45,000 -
Cardiff -24 13 £45,000 -12.19%
Consultant
Wales

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.57%) SQL
4 21 (25.00%) Windows
5 19 (22.62%) SAP
6 17 (20.24%) VMware
7 16 (19.05%) Office 365
8 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
8 15 (17.86%) XenApp
8 15 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (17.86%) Advertising
8 15 (17.86%) MCSE
8 15 (17.86%) T-SQL
8 15 (17.86%) Citrix
8 15 (17.86%) CCA
8 15 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (17.86%) SAN
9 14 (16.67%) Oracle
10 13 (15.48%) ABAP
10 13 (15.48%) NetWeaver
11 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (14.29%) ERP
12 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (11.90%) Degree

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (15.48%) NetWeaver
3 4 (4.76%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.38%) Documentum
4 2 (2.38%) FileNet
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.95%) SAP CRM
3 4 (4.76%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.76%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.57%) Sage 200
4 3 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (2.38%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.19%) VLAN
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) Wireless
2 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.76%) SAP HANA
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) Biml
9 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Advertising
3 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.76%) Billing
5 2 (2.38%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (7.14%) SAP ALE
3 3 (3.57%) BAPI
3 3 (3.57%) J2EE
3 3 (3.57%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (3.57%) XSLT
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ERP
2 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.71%) Workflow
4 8 (9.52%) B2B
4 8 (9.52%) Process Management
4 8 (9.52%) Time Management
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.95%) Analytics
6 5 (5.95%) CRM
6 5 (5.95%) OO
6 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.76%) Logistics
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (2.38%) B2C
8 2 (2.38%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 2 (2.38%) Information Management
8 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) SQL
2 15 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.48%) ABAP
4 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) CCA
1 15 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
1 15 (17.86%) MCSE
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (11.90%) Degree
3 8 (9.52%) HND
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (17.86%) XenApp
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) SAP
3 17 (20.24%) VMware
4 15 (17.86%) Citrix
5 14 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) hybris
6 3 (3.57%) Sage
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) OpenText
7 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya
8 1 (1.19%) Cognos
8 1 (1.19%) Mitel
8 1 (1.19%) Riverbed