Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 784 839
Rank change year-on-year +2 +55 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 441 474 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 311 339 384
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -24.00%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -3 398 £57,500 -4.17% 27
London +37 285 £62,500 -7.41% 14
UK excluding London -46 123 £52,000 +4.00% 14
South East +30 51 £52,000 -5.45% 2
Scotland -25 24 £28,000 -44.00% 1
North of England -9 23 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East of England +2 14 £52,500 -4.55% 5
South West +14 10 £57,500 +33.72% 1
North West -13 10 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +8 7 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Midlands +15 1 £32,500 -14.47%
West Midlands -6 1 £32,500 -16.67%
Wales - 1 - -

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 216 (48.98%) Analytics
2 148 (33.56%) Big Data
3 143 (32.43%) SQL
4 128 (29.02%) Data Management
5 111 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
6 105 (23.81%) Finance
7 102 (23.13%) Data Analytics
8 89 (20.18%) Degree
9 86 (19.50%) Tableau
10 81 (18.37%) Data Quality
11 77 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (16.33%) Linux
13 71 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
14 67 (15.19%) Data Modelling
15 65 (14.74%) Python
16 64 (14.51%) SQL Server
17 59 (13.38%) ETL
18 58 (13.15%) Data Warehouse
19 57 (12.93%) Informatica
20 56 (12.70%) Oracle
21 54 (12.24%) Data Governance
21 54 (12.24%) R
22 53 (12.02%) Data Integration
23 52 (11.79%) Hadoop
23 52 (11.79%) Visualisation
23 52 (11.79%) Migration
24 48 (10.88%) Project Management
24 48 (10.88%) Business Analytics
25 47 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
26 46 (10.43%) Retail

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 45 (10.20%) SAS
2 28 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.95%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.72%) JBoss
4 12 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.91%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.45%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.04%) SPSS
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.23%) EViews
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) SAP HCM
1 10 (2.27%) Temenos T24
2 8 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (1.59%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.91%) Actimize
5 3 (0.68%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
4 10 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.36%) SaaS
6 4 (0.91%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.45%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.95%) HTTP
1 13 (2.95%) SSL
2 12 (2.72%) LDAP
3 6 (1.36%) LAN
3 6 (1.36%) Wireless
4 5 (1.13%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.13%) Network Security
5 4 (0.91%) 802.11
5 4 (0.91%) NAS
5 4 (0.91%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 2 (0.45%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (33.56%) Big Data
2 64 (14.51%) SQL Server
3 58 (13.15%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (11.79%) Hadoop
5 35 (7.94%) QlikView
6 34 (7.71%) Power BI
7 29 (6.58%) Apache Hive
7 29 (6.58%) NoSQL
8 26 (5.90%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (5.22%) MySQL
9 23 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (4.54%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (3.85%) MongoDB
13 15 (3.40%) DataStage
14 13 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.95%) PowerCenter
14 13 (2.95%) Snowflake Schema
14 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (2.72%) LucidDB
Development Applications
1 26 (5.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.13%) RStudio
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.91%) GitLab
3 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA
4 2 (0.45%) JUnit
4 2 (0.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) ProC
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 105 (23.81%) Finance
2 46 (10.43%) Retail
3 40 (9.07%) Law
4 37 (8.39%) Banking
5 27 (6.12%) Marketing
5 27 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.95%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.27%) Automotive
7 10 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.36%) Advertising
9 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.91%) Legal
10 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.58%) Web Services
2 22 (4.99%) XML
3 20 (4.54%) JSON
4 14 (3.17%) MDX
4 14 (3.17%) Spring
4 14 (3.17%) XSLT
5 12 (2.72%) HTML
5 12 (2.72%) JSP
5 12 (2.72%) Spring Security
6 6 (1.36%) .NET
6 6 (1.36%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (0.91%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.91%) REST
8 3 (0.68%) D3.js
9 2 (0.45%) FusionCharts
9 2 (0.45%) Google Maps API
9 2 (0.45%) Kafka
9 2 (0.45%) Leaflet
9 2 (0.45%) OpenLayers
9 2 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.40%) Life Science
5 14 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.04%) PKI
9 8 (1.81%) Fintech
10 7 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.36%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.13%) NHS
13 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.91%) Replication
13 4 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.33%) Linux
2 36 (8.16%) Windows
3 12 (2.72%) Solaris
4 8 (1.81%) Unix
5 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.45%) AIX
6 2 (0.45%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (48.98%) Analytics
2 128 (29.02%) Data Management
3 111 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (23.13%) Data Analytics
5 77 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (15.19%) Data Modelling
7 59 (13.38%) ETL
8 54 (12.24%) Data Governance
9 53 (12.02%) Data Integration
10 52 (11.79%) Migration
10 52 (11.79%) Visualisation
11 48 (10.88%) Business Analytics
11 48 (10.88%) Project Management
12 47 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
13 40 (9.07%) Big Data Analytics
13 40 (9.07%) Data Migration
14 37 (8.39%) Business Development
14 37 (8.39%) Mathematics
14 37 (8.39%) Presales
15 34 (7.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 143 (32.43%) SQL
2 65 (14.74%) Python
3 54 (12.24%) R
4 35 (7.94%) Java
5 21 (4.76%) VBA
6 15 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.72%) MATLAB
9 11 (2.49%) VB
10 8 (1.81%) Scala
11 6 (1.36%) C
12 5 (1.13%) ABAP
12 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.91%) Ruby
14 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.68%) HiveQL
14 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.45%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (20.18%) Degree
2 23 (5.22%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.91%) CISSP
7 3 (0.68%) ISEB
7 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.23%) CEH
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) GCIA
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (18.37%) Data Quality
2 40 (9.07%) GDPR
3 25 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (3.40%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.04%) QA
6 7 (1.59%) PMO
7 5 (1.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.91%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.91%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.68%) FATCA
9 3 (0.68%) IFRS
9 3 (0.68%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.23%) COBIT
10 1 (0.23%) GAAP
10 1 (0.23%) GCP
10 1 (0.23%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.23%) SEPA
10 1 (0.23%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (2.95%) Apache Flume
2 12 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.13%) KVM
4 4 (0.91%) Docker
5 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Ansible
1 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.45%) Ambari
2 2 (0.45%) Grafana
2 2 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (19.50%) Tableau
2 57 (12.93%) Informatica
3 56 (12.70%) Oracle
4 45 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 41 (9.30%) MicroStrategy
5 41 (9.30%) SAP
6 34 (7.71%) Red Hat
7 32 (7.26%) Splunk
8 26 (5.90%) Alteryx
8 26 (5.90%) Talend
9 23 (5.22%) Vertica
10 22 (4.99%) Cognos
11 17 (3.85%) Ab Initio
11 17 (3.85%) Teradata
12 16 (3.63%) Cognizant
12 16 (3.63%) Hortonworks
13 14 (3.17%) Cloudera
14 13 (2.95%) IBM
15 12 (2.72%) Intel
15 12 (2.72%) TIBCO