Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Senior Consultant
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 272 311
Rank change year-on-year -27 +39 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 35 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 31
South West median annual salary £59,000 £80,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% +39.13% +9.52%
10th Percentile £43,125 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,375 £95,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,028 9,854 10,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.58% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,316 8,186 8,930
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,738
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the South West

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the South West

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the South West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the South West

Senior Consultant
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Bristol 0 25 £59,000 -26.25% 8
Wiltshire -9 5 £57,500 -28.13%
Gloucestershire +3 3 £70,000 -
Somerset +32 2 £72,500 -
Senior Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Senior 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 South West region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (22.86%) Degree
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Analytics
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) TestNG
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (20.00%) Open Source
5 7 (20.00%) R
5 7 (20.00%) Tableau
5 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 7 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 7 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 7 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (20.00%) Spotfire
5 7 (20.00%) Selenium
5 7 (20.00%) QlikView
5 7 (20.00%) SPSS
5 7 (20.00%) C#
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) JUnit
5 7 (20.00%) CSS

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) QlikView
1 7 (20.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) HDInsight
2 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
2 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
1 7 (20.00%) Protractor
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
1 7 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) FreeMarker
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (20.00%) SDLC
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (17.14%) Business Development
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) R
4 5 (14.29%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CISSP
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) CISMP
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.86%) GDPR
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) HDFS
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) VMware