The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Data Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 693 657 719
Rank change year-on-year -36 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 199 279 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 148 176 192
Median salary £56,250 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £89,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +26.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 178 £57,500 -11.53% 24
London +8 120 £65,000 -7.14% 16
City of London +43 19 £57,500 -8.00% 5
South East +25 19 £47,500 -29.62% 3
Scotland +4 18 £28,000 -60.00%
East of England -6 16 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Edinburgh -4 14 £28,000 -60.00%
Berkshire +15 12 £53,750 -18.86%
Hertfordshire -1 10 £52,500 -22.22%
Watford -5 10 £52,500 -22.22%
Glasgow +7 9 - -
North West -48 8 £57,500 +43.75%
West Midlands -7 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Manchester -40 7 £57,500 +51.31%
Bedfordshire +24 6 - - 2
Luton - 6 - - 2
Bracknell +28 4 £47,500 -26.92%
South West -2 4 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Surrey +37 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Reading +18 3 £75,000 +87.50%
Hampshire +17 3 £65,000 -23.52%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Yorkshire -8 3 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Woking - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 - - 2
Leeds +3 2 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £76,250 +117.85%
Milton Keynes -5 2 - - 1
Bristol -27 2 £65,000 +62.50% 1

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Data 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 featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 189 (47.25%) Analytics
2 148 (37.00%) Big Data
3 135 (33.75%) SQL
4 111 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (26.00%) Finance
6 100 (25.00%) Tableau
7 84 (21.00%) Data Analytics
8 76 (19.00%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (18.00%) SAS
9 72 (18.00%) Data Quality
10 71 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
11 68 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (16.25%) R
13 64 (16.00%) Python
14 62 (15.50%) ETL
15 61 (15.25%) Oracle
16 58 (14.50%) Data Management
17 57 (14.25%) Hadoop
18 56 (14.00%) Microsoft
19 55 (13.75%) QlikView
20 48 (12.00%) Presales
21 45 (11.25%) Visualisation
21 45 (11.25%) Data Modelling
22 44 (11.00%) SQL Server
22 44 (11.00%) Machine Learning
23 43 (10.75%) Degree
23 43 (10.75%) Information Management
24 41 (10.25%) Apache Spark
25 39 (9.75%) Data Governance
25 39 (9.75%) Mathematics

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 72 (18.00%) SAS
2 41 (10.25%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.25%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.25%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.75%) SPSS
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.25%) EViews
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (3.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (1.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.00%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.75%) Actimize
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.25%) HFM
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.25%) Office 365
4 11 (2.75%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.75%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.50%) Network Security
2 17 (4.25%) Wireless
3 13 (3.25%) Firewall
4 12 (3.00%) WAN
5 11 (2.75%) MPLS
6 9 (2.25%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.00%) BGP
7 8 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (2.00%) DHCP
7 8 (2.00%) DMVPN
7 8 (2.00%) DNS
7 8 (2.00%) EIGRP
7 8 (2.00%) LAN
7 8 (2.00%) OSPF
7 8 (2.00%) SNA
7 8 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.50%) Skype
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (37.00%) Big Data
2 76 (19.00%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (14.25%) Hadoop
4 55 (13.75%) QlikView
5 44 (11.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (7.00%) Power BI
6 28 (7.00%) Spotfire
7 26 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (5.00%) Apache Hive
9 17 (4.25%) DataStage
9 17 (4.25%) Impala
10 16 (4.00%) Data Mining
11 14 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (3.25%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.25%) Pentaho
13 12 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (3.00%) HBase
13 12 (3.00%) MongoDB
13 12 (3.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
3 3 (0.75%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 104 (26.00%) Finance
2 32 (8.00%) Retail
3 22 (5.50%) Banking
4 18 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.75%) Law
5 11 (2.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.25%) Legal
7 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) French Language
10 2 (0.50%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.25%) .NET
1 13 (3.25%) Web Services
2 6 (1.50%) JSON
2 6 (1.50%) Kafka
3 5 (1.25%) SciPy
4 4 (1.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (1.00%) Pandas
5 3 (0.75%) Cascalog
5 3 (0.75%) D3.js
5 3 (0.75%) MDX
5 3 (0.75%) ODBC
5 3 (0.75%) Samza
5 3 (0.75%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.75%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.25%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.25%) Life Science
10 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.00%) NHS
10 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.75%) Clustering
11 3 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.75%) FMCG
11 3 (0.75%) Replication
12 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (1.50%) Windows
3 3 (0.75%) Unix
3 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (47.25%) Analytics
2 111 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (21.00%) Data Analytics
4 68 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (15.50%) ETL
6 58 (14.50%) Data Management
7 48 (12.00%) Presales
8 45 (11.25%) Data Modelling
8 45 (11.25%) Visualisation
9 44 (11.00%) Machine Learning
10 43 (10.75%) Information Management
11 39 (9.75%) Data Governance
11 39 (9.75%) Mathematics
12 37 (9.25%) Data Visualisation
13 35 (8.75%) Data Analysis
14 32 (8.00%) Migration
14 32 (8.00%) Statistics
15 31 (7.75%) Data Integration
16 28 (7.00%) Master Data Management
17 27 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (33.75%) SQL
2 65 (16.25%) R
3 64 (16.00%) Python
4 35 (8.75%) Java
5 18 (4.50%) VBA
6 14 (3.50%) Scala
7 13 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.75%) C#
8 7 (1.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.75%) C++
9 3 (0.75%) Clojure
9 3 (0.75%) Cypher
9 3 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (10.75%) Degree
2 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.25%) PhD
4 17 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.25%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.50%) CCIE
6 14 (3.50%) ISEB
7 11 (2.75%) CCNA
8 8 (2.00%) CCNP
9 6 (1.50%) CCIE Data Center
9 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (1.00%) PCI QSA
11 4 (1.00%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.75%) CISSP
12 3 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.00%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.50%) GDPR
3 12 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.50%) QA
5 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.25%) Apache Flume
2 11 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.75%) HDFS
3 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Ansible
1 1 (0.25%) Oozie
1 1 (0.25%) Packer
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 100 (25.00%) Tableau
2 61 (15.25%) Oracle
3 56 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (9.25%) Informatica
5 29 (7.25%) SAP
6 26 (6.50%) MicroStrategy
7 25 (6.25%) Cisco
8 23 (5.75%) Symantec
9 21 (5.25%) Alteryx
9 21 (5.25%) Cognos
10 20 (5.00%) Splunk
11 16 (4.00%) IBM
12 13 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.25%) Talend
12 13 (3.25%) Teradata
13 12 (3.00%) JD Edwards
13 12 (3.00%) Netezza
14 11 (2.75%) Ab Initio
14 11 (2.75%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.75%) VMware
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