Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 58 82
Rank change year-on-year +33 +24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 85 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.71% 3.84% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 3.91% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 8
Staffordshire median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +2.70% +21.71%
10th Percentile £28,875 £18,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1,080 1,099 1,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 98.04% 99.39%
Number of salaries quoted 874 938 1,016
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,535 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.46% +12.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,175 £22,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Staffordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Staffordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Staffordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent +12 10 £37,500 - 1
Stafford +1 3 £32,500 +80.56% 1
Lichfield +4 2 - -
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £70,000 -
Consultant
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (45.88%) SAP
2 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.88%) Manufacturing
4 19 (22.35%) ABAP
5 18 (21.18%) Advertising
5 18 (21.18%) SAP SD
6 15 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
7 12 (14.12%) SAP BPC
7 12 (14.12%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
7 12 (14.12%) NetWeaver
8 11 (12.94%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (12.94%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (11.76%) SQL
9 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Finance
11 8 (9.41%) VMS
11 8 (9.41%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (9.41%) SAP PI
12 7 (8.24%) ERP
12 7 (8.24%) C
12 7 (8.24%) Project Management
13 6 (7.06%) C#
13 6 (7.06%) Metasploit
13 6 (7.06%) Nessus
13 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (7.06%) Sourcefire
13 6 (7.06%) Snort
13 6 (7.06%) Threat Detection

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 12 (14.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (21.18%) SAP SD
2 12 (14.12%) SAP BPC
3 11 (12.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (9.41%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (3.53%) SAP SCM
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.18%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (1.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SNMP
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.88%) SAP HANA
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.53%) Power BI
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (25.88%) Manufacturing
2 18 (21.18%) Advertising
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) EPoS
2 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) VMS
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
2 11 (12.94%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (8.24%) ERP
4 7 (8.24%) Project Management
5 6 (7.06%) Threat Detection
6 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) Presales
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) CRM
8 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.53%) Migration
9 2 (2.35%) Business Development
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.35%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) ABAP
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) C
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 4 (4.71%) X++
6 2 (2.35%) C++
6 2 (2.35%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Fortran
7 1 (1.18%) Go
7 1 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) ACCA
1 1 (1.18%) CIMA
1 1 (1.18%) Degree
1 1 (1.18%) PhD
1 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Snort
2 1 (1.18%) Ceph
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Nessus
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) SAP
2 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Sourcefire
4 5 (5.88%) Epicor
4 5 (5.88%) Infor
5 4 (4.71%) IFS
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.35%) Sage
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.18%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.18%) VMware