The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Consultant
UK
Rank 652 699 717
Rank change year-on-year +47 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 198 251 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 147 182 174
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +44 173 £65,000 - 23
London +55 134 £67,500 - 16
City of London +54 18 £55,000 - 7
South East +49 11 £50,000 -14.52% 2
Scotland +15 9 £70,000 +115.38% 3
North West -9 9 £40,000 - 5
Manchester -18 8 £40,000 - 5
East of England +35 7 £55,000 -15.38%
Berkshire +22 6 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Luton - 6 - -
Bedfordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands +26 5 £45,001 -37.93%
Edinburgh -1 5 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Glasgow +24 4 - - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £46,500 -
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Redhill - 4 £50,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £46,500 -
East Midlands +4 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Yorkshire +21 2 £37,500 -34.78%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Bracknell +11 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Leeds +9 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Derbyshire +6 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Derby +4 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Beckenham - 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Reading +39 1 - - 1
South West +21 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £55,000 -31.25%

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 147 (36.03%) Big Data
2 130 (31.86%) Analytics
3 126 (30.88%) SQL
4 122 (29.90%) Finance
5 111 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (19.36%) Hadoop
7 73 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (15.93%) Data Analytics
10 60 (14.71%) SAS
11 59 (14.46%) Tableau
12 58 (14.22%) Python
13 57 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (13.97%) R
13 57 (13.97%) Apache Spark
14 56 (13.73%) Java
15 54 (13.24%) Data Quality
16 53 (12.99%) Oracle
16 53 (12.99%) Data Management
17 49 (12.01%) Presales
18 48 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 47 (11.52%) ETL
20 45 (11.03%) Microsoft
20 45 (11.03%) Data Centre
21 41 (10.05%) Visualisation
22 40 (9.80%) QlikView
23 39 (9.56%) Data Governance
24 37 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
25 36 (8.82%) Degree
26 34 (8.33%) Master Data Management

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 60 (14.71%) SAS
2 57 (13.97%) Apache Spark
3 29 (7.11%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.96%) Apache
4 8 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 8 (1.96%) JBoss
4 8 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.98%) IIS
5 4 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.68%) SPSS
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.49%) HFM
4 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.21%) Data Lake Analytics
4 8 (1.96%) Office 365
5 6 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.49%) IaaS
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.35%) Network Security
2 25 (6.13%) Firewall
3 22 (5.39%) DNS
3 22 (5.39%) WAN
4 21 (5.15%) MPLS
5 20 (4.90%) BGP
5 20 (4.90%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (4.90%) DHCP
5 20 (4.90%) DMVPN
5 20 (4.90%) EIGRP
5 20 (4.90%) LAN
5 20 (4.90%) OSPF
5 20 (4.90%) SNA
5 20 (4.90%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.90%) Wireless
6 10 (2.45%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.72%) SAN
8 5 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.23%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (36.03%) Big Data
2 79 (19.36%) Hadoop
3 57 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 40 (9.80%) QlikView
6 30 (7.35%) Power BI
7 27 (6.62%) Spotfire
8 23 (5.64%) HBase
8 23 (5.64%) MongoDB
9 22 (5.39%) Apache Hive
10 21 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (4.90%) Impala
12 19 (4.66%) Neo4j
12 19 (4.66%) Relational Database
12 19 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (4.17%) Pentaho
13 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (3.92%) Data Mining
15 14 (3.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.98%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 122 (29.90%) Finance
2 29 (7.11%) Banking
3 26 (6.37%) Retail
4 21 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.70%) Legal
5 11 (2.70%) Marketing
6 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.11%) .NET
2 23 (5.64%) Web Services
3 15 (3.68%) XML
4 14 (3.43%) Kafka
5 9 (2.21%) MDX
6 8 (1.96%) Java EE
6 8 (1.96%) Samza
7 6 (1.47%) Flash
8 4 (0.98%) Cascalog
8 4 (0.98%) D3.js
8 4 (0.98%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (0.98%) Pandas
8 4 (0.98%) scikit-learn
8 4 (0.98%) SciPy
9 3 (0.74%) JSON
10 2 (0.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.03%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 16 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.19%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.70%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.23%) Clustering
9 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.98%) FMCG
11 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.49%) Social Network
13 1 (0.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.84%) Linux
2 17 (4.17%) Unix
3 14 (3.43%) Windows
4 10 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) OS/400
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (31.86%) Analytics
2 111 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (15.93%) Data Analytics
5 53 (12.99%) Data Management
6 49 (12.01%) Presales
7 47 (11.52%) ETL
8 41 (10.05%) Visualisation
9 39 (9.56%) Data Governance
10 37 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 34 (8.33%) MapReduce
11 34 (8.33%) Master Data Management
12 32 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
13 31 (7.60%) Data Modelling
13 31 (7.60%) Migration
14 30 (7.35%) Mathematics
15 28 (6.86%) Data Integration
15 28 (6.86%) Statistics
16 27 (6.62%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.88%) SQL
2 58 (14.22%) Python
3 57 (13.97%) R
4 56 (13.73%) Java
5 20 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.66%) C#
7 12 (2.94%) Scala
8 11 (2.70%) VBA
9 9 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.98%) Clojure
10 4 (0.98%) Cypher
11 3 (0.74%) C++
11 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (8.82%) Degree
2 27 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (6.13%) CCIE
4 22 (5.39%) CCNA
4 22 (5.39%) PhD
5 21 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.90%) CCNP
7 13 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.72%) ISEB
9 6 (1.47%) MCSA
9 6 (1.47%) MCSE
9 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.47%) PCI QSA
10 4 (0.98%) CISSP
11 2 (0.49%) CISM
11 2 (0.49%) HNC
11 2 (0.49%) MBA
12 1 (0.25%) CISA
12 1 (0.25%) GIAC
12 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.24%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.41%) GDPR
3 14 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.98%) QA
6 3 (0.74%) IFRS
6 3 (0.74%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.49%) MiFID
7 2 (0.49%) SLA
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) COSO
8 1 (0.25%) EMIR
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 14 (3.43%) HDFS
3 5 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.98%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) Oozie
2 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (14.46%) Tableau
2 53 (12.99%) Oracle
3 45 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 33 (8.09%) Cisco
5 30 (7.35%) Informatica
6 26 (6.37%) CheckPoint
7 25 (6.13%) Symantec
8 23 (5.64%) MicroStrategy
9 21 (5.15%) IBM
10 20 (4.90%) Fortinet
11 16 (3.92%) Ab Initio
11 16 (3.92%) SAP
11 16 (3.92%) TIBCO
12 14 (3.43%) Cloudera
13 12 (2.94%) Talend
14 11 (2.70%) Alteryx
15 10 (2.45%) Hortonworks
15 10 (2.45%) Splunk
16 9 (2.21%) Cognos
16 9 (2.21%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Based on experience + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 27 days ago