Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 17 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.12% 2.19% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.25% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 21
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £64,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

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 788 1,024 1,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 97.52% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 647 840 1,082
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,400 £55,025 £55,900
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Tamworth +15 8 £35,000 +75.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 4 £40,750 +8.67%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - - 1
Consultant
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Staffordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Business Process Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 2 (11.76%) Infor
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Market Research
5 2 (11.76%) Economics
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Games
5 2 (11.76%) Essbase
5 2 (11.76%) Teradata
5 2 (11.76%) SAS
5 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis

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 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) Essbase
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Process Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Economics
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Market Research
4 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Scorecard
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ACCA
1 2 (11.76%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Epicor
2 2 (11.76%) Infor
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) VMware