Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 36 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +39 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 69 141 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.38% 6.04% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 6.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45 91 41
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £15,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -15.00%

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 1536 2295 2383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.37% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1996 2049
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.96% +5.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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
Newport -7 29 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff -33 28 £44,750 -10.50% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £50,000 - 1
Consultant
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Advertising
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 15 (21.74%) ERP
3 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.29%) B2B
4 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Telesales
4 14 (20.29%) Office 365
5 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
5 13 (18.84%) Degree
5 13 (18.84%) Process Management
6 12 (17.39%) Citrix
6 12 (17.39%) SAN
6 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (15.94%) XenApp
7 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (15.94%) CCA
7 11 (15.94%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (15.94%) MCSE
7 11 (15.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (14.49%) Time Management
9 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (11.59%) SAP

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 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.90%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.90%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.45%) Sage MMS
4 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) SAN
2 2 (2.90%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.45%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase ASE
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Advertising
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) IDoc
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.45%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ERP
2 14 (20.29%) B2B
2 14 (20.29%) Telesales
3 13 (18.84%) Process Management
4 10 (14.49%) Time Management
5 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.80%) Presales
10 2 (2.90%) Analytics
10 2 (2.90%) CRM
10 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.90%) Migration
10 2 (2.90%) Validation
11 1 (1.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.35%) ABAP
5 2 (2.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) CCA
2 11 (15.94%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (15.94%) MCSE
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (11.59%) HND
4 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 15 (21.74%) VMware
2 12 (17.39%) Citrix
3 8 (11.59%) SAP
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) Dell
5 2 (2.90%) Veeam
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Facebook
6 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Mitel
6 1 (1.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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