Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Data Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 803 783
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 440 393 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 363 296 357
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £35,500 £38,750 £36,150
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,024 165,879 194,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,024 136,627 163,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in the UK

Data Consultant
Top 13 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 6 months to 20 June 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
England +25 383 £60,000 -2.04% 40
London -7 256 £65,000 - 19
UK excluding London +13 141 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South East +20 47 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +42 34 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Midlands +21 34 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North of England +18 21 £52,500 +23.53% 7
North West -5 16 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Wales +17 12 £22,500 -
South West -1 12 £55,000 - 2
Scotland -47 9 £52,500 - 3
East of England -16 7 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Yorkshire +16 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Data 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 featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 208 (47.27%) Analytics
2 192 (43.64%) Business Intelligence
3 178 (40.45%) SQL
4 136 (30.91%) Data Analytics
5 127 (28.86%) Power BI
6 110 (25.00%) ETL
7 107 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 105 (23.86%) Microsoft
9 102 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
10 98 (22.27%) Big Data
11 87 (19.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 83 (18.86%) SQL Server
13 80 (18.18%) Tableau
14 75 (17.05%) Advertising
15 72 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (16.36%) Data Management
16 71 (16.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 71 (16.14%) Visualisation
16 71 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 66 (15.00%) Finance
18 65 (14.77%) Degree
18 65 (14.77%) GDPR
19 64 (14.55%) R
20 63 (14.32%) Informatica
21 61 (13.86%) Data Quality
21 61 (13.86%) Azure Data Factory
22 60 (13.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
22 60 (13.64%) Data Lake
22 60 (13.64%) Hadoop
22 60 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management

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 54 (12.27%) SAS
2 23 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.73%) Documentum
5 10 (2.27%) FileNet
6 7 (1.59%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.91%) Tuxedo
7 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.45%) Confluence
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.73%) SPSS
3 7 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) Gephi
6 2 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.82%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.36%) Actimize
4 4 (0.91%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.68%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 107 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (13.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 26 (5.91%) PaaS
4 25 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (4.77%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.59%) Office 365
7 6 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (1.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 6 (1.36%) IaaS
8 4 (0.91%) Serverless
9 3 (0.68%) GitHub
10 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.23%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) SAN
2 6 (1.36%) NAS
3 3 (0.68%) Firewall
3 3 (0.68%) WebEx
4 2 (0.45%) GoToMeeting
4 2 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.23%) VLAN
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (28.86%) Power BI
2 102 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
3 98 (22.27%) Big Data
4 87 (19.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (18.86%) SQL Server
6 71 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (16.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (13.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 60 (13.64%) Data Lake
7 60 (13.64%) Hadoop
8 56 (12.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 44 (10.00%) QlikView
10 25 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (3.86%) Spotfire
12 16 (3.64%) HDInsight
13 15 (3.41%) SAP BW
14 14 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (2.50%) Apache Hive
15 11 (2.50%) Flink
16 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.91%) LSMW
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.45%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) RStudio
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (17.05%) Advertising
2 66 (15.00%) Finance
3 35 (7.95%) Retail
4 19 (4.32%) Banking
4 19 (4.32%) Law
4 19 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.86%) Legal
6 10 (2.27%) Games
7 9 (2.05%) Automotive
8 8 (1.82%) German Language
8 8 (1.82%) Marketing
9 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.91%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.91%) French Language
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.64%) XML
2 12 (2.73%) .NET
2 12 (2.73%) D3.js
2 12 (2.73%) TensorFlow
3 10 (2.27%) Kafka
3 10 (2.27%) Leaflet
4 7 (1.59%) HTML
5 5 (1.14%) MDX
6 4 (0.91%) EDI
6 4 (0.91%) J2EE
6 4 (0.91%) JMS
6 4 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (0.68%) Middleware
8 2 (0.45%) Web Services
8 2 (0.45%) XSLT
9 1 (0.23%) Akka
9 1 (0.23%) JSON
9 1 (0.23%) REST
9 1 (0.23%) SOAP
9 1 (0.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.77%) PKI
3 19 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.32%) Life Science
4 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.36%) Blog
7 6 (1.36%) Fintech
7 6 (1.36%) Replication
8 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.91%) Acoustics
9 4 (0.91%) NHS
9 4 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.05%) Unix
2 8 (1.82%) Linux
2 8 (1.82%) Windows
3 6 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) AIX
4 1 (0.23%) HPUX
4 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Solaris
4 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (47.27%) Analytics
2 192 (43.64%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (30.91%) Data Analytics
4 110 (25.00%) ETL
5 72 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (16.36%) Data Management
6 71 (16.14%) Visualisation
7 60 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (12.95%) Machine Learning
9 50 (11.36%) Data Science
10 49 (11.14%) Data Governance
10 49 (11.14%) Data Visualisation
11 48 (10.91%) Presales
12 45 (10.23%) Data Modelling
13 44 (10.00%) Project Management
14 41 (9.32%) Data Protection
15 39 (8.86%) Migration
16 36 (8.18%) Master Data Management
17 35 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (7.73%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 178 (40.45%) SQL
2 64 (14.55%) R
3 58 (13.18%) Python
4 51 (11.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 19 (4.32%) Scala
6 13 (2.95%) C#
6 13 (2.95%) Java
6 13 (2.95%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.50%) VBA
8 9 (2.05%) ABAP
8 9 (2.05%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.36%) U-SQL
11 5 (1.14%) C
11 5 (1.14%) C++
12 3 (0.68%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (14.77%) Degree
2 38 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.59%) PMP
5 7 (1.59%) SAP Certification
6 5 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.14%) PhD
7 4 (0.91%) ISEB
7 4 (0.91%) MCSE
8 3 (0.68%) CISSP
8 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) CISA
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.77%) GDPR
2 61 (13.86%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.05%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.59%) FATCA
4 7 (1.59%) QA
5 6 (1.36%) IFRS
5 6 (1.36%) IFRS 9
6 5 (1.14%) COBIT
6 5 (1.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) Basel II
8 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) GCP
8 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.55%) HDFS
2 5 (1.14%) Docker
2 5 (1.14%) KVM
3 4 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) Kibana
2 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.36%) Oozie
3 4 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.91%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) EnCase
4 3 (0.68%) FTK
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) logstash
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) vRealize
5 1 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 105 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.18%) Tableau
3 63 (14.32%) Informatica
4 52 (11.82%) Oracle
5 41 (9.32%) IBM
6 40 (9.09%) Alteryx
7 39 (8.86%) MicroStrategy
8 32 (7.27%) SAP
9 24 (5.45%) Ab Initio
10 23 (5.23%) Talend
11 16 (3.64%) Cognos
12 12 (2.73%) RapidMiner
13 11 (2.50%) Google
14 10 (2.27%) Netezza
14 10 (2.27%) Teradata
15 7 (1.59%) MuleSoft
15 7 (1.59%) VMware
16 6 (1.36%) TIBCO
16 6 (1.36%) webMethods
17 5 (1.14%) Cisco