Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

Consultant
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 46 63
Rank change year-on-year -43 +17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 26 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.90% 5.06% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 5.25% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 54
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £28,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £46,250 £51,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,300 1,047 1,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 96.23% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 959 1,213
Southampton median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £61,400 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Southampton

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Southampton over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 Southampton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (23.08%) Time Management
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) C++
7 4 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (11.54%) Acoustics
8 3 (11.54%) Computer Vision
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
8 3 (11.54%) C
8 3 (11.54%) PhD
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.54%) SAN
8 3 (11.54%) Python
8 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (7.69%) Robotics

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) CSS
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Acoustics
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
1 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Vision
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
4 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.54%) PhD
2 2 (7.69%) ACCA
2 2 (7.69%) CIMA
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Meraki
2 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.85%) VMware