Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

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

Development Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1151 1200
Rank change year-on-year +61 +49 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Consultant 88 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.033% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 87
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -3.47% +12.22%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,125 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £100,875 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%

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 167821 183688 211578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134457 154053 175303
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Consultant over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +41 75 £47,500 -2.56% 6
UK excluding London +75 50 £45,000 +5.26% 3
South East +101 33 £48,750 - 1
London +4 33 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Scotland - 9 £42,500 -
North of England +19 5 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -8 5 £50,000 -16.67%
South West -1 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Development 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 Development Consultant in the job title.

1 37 (42.05%) Business Development
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (26.14%) Marketing
5 16 (18.18%) SAP
5 16 (18.18%) Web Services
6 14 (15.91%) .NET
7 13 (14.77%) SQL
7 13 (14.77%) C#
8 12 (13.64%) SOA
9 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.36%) OO
10 10 (11.36%) Presales
11 9 (10.23%) Java
11 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.09%) RESTful
12 8 (9.09%) Project Management
12 8 (9.09%) Finance
12 8 (9.09%) CRM
12 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (9.09%) Docker
13 7 (7.95%) DevOps
13 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
13 7 (7.95%) Big Data
13 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
13 7 (7.95%) OOP
13 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (6.82%) SOAP
14 6 (6.82%) XML
14 6 (6.82%) JavaScript

Development 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 3 (3.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
2 2 (2.27%) WildFly
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.55%) GitHub
4 3 (3.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) NFC
1 1 (1.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Big Data
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (26.14%) Marketing
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) Web Services
2 14 (15.91%) .NET
3 8 (9.09%) RESTful
4 6 (6.82%) CSS
4 6 (6.82%) HTML
4 6 (6.82%) JSP
4 6 (6.82%) SOAP
4 6 (6.82%) XML
5 5 (5.68%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) JSON
6 4 (4.55%) Spring
7 3 (3.41%) EDI
7 3 (3.41%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.41%) REST
7 3 (3.41%) Servlets
7 3 (3.41%) Struts
7 3 (3.41%) WCF
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.27%) HTML5
8 2 (2.27%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.27%) Fintech
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.14%) Bitcoin
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
1 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Business Development
2 12 (13.64%) SOA
3 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.36%) OO
4 10 (11.36%) Presales
5 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.09%) CRM
6 8 (9.09%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps
7 7 (7.95%) OOP
8 6 (6.82%) Analytics
8 6 (6.82%) Data Analytics
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Development
8 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.82%) Use Case
9 5 (5.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.68%) ERP
9 5 (5.68%) SDLC
9 5 (5.68%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) C#
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.41%) ABAP
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) CCIE
2 2 (2.27%) CCNP
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) SAP
3 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.82%) Sybase
5 5 (5.68%) Tableau
6 4 (4.55%) Google
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.27%) Informatica
7 2 (2.27%) SEEBURGER