Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Implementation Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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

Implementation Consultant
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 723 723 697
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 144 397 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 158 375 579
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +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 82,389 137,120 165,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66,012 108,943 134,433
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Implementation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Implementation Consultant.

Salary trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Implementation Consultant over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 -1 136 £45,000 -14.29% 10
UK excluding London +141 95 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South East +103 58 £41,500 -12.63% 2
London -24 43 £57,500 - 3
Midlands +74 26 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +69 21 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Work from Home +34 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North of England +109 6 £40,000 - 1
East of England +81 4 £35,000 -17.65% 2
East Midlands +58 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +93 3 £35,500 -11.25%
North West +72 2 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Scotland +66 2 £48,750 +50.00%
North East +16 1 £50,000 +28.21%

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, Implementation 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 Implementation Consultant in the job title.

1 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 35 (24.31%) Finance
3 31 (21.53%) SQL Server
4 28 (19.44%) Project Management
5 27 (18.75%) SaaS
6 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
7 21 (14.58%) Banking
8 20 (13.89%) Presales
9 19 (13.19%) Windows
10 18 (12.50%) Migration
10 18 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
11 17 (11.81%) Degree
11 17 (11.81%) Linux
12 16 (11.11%) C#
13 15 (10.42%) Unix
13 15 (10.42%) Requirements Gathering
13 15 (10.42%) Data Migration
13 15 (10.42%) Time Management
14 14 (9.72%) .NET
15 13 (9.03%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (9.03%) ERP
15 13 (9.03%) Fintech
16 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (8.33%) MySQL
17 11 (7.64%) HTML
17 11 (7.64%) Java
17 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
17 11 (7.64%) SOA
17 11 (7.64%) International Banking
17 11 (7.64%) Contract Management

Implementation 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 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Sage X3
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.39%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) SaaS
2 7 (4.86%) Power Platform
3 6 (4.17%) Azure
4 2 (1.39%) FinancialForce
4 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) Office 365
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) SSH
1 4 (2.78%) SSL
2 3 (2.08%) Internet
3 2 (1.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.39%) FTP
3 2 (1.39%) Skype
4 1 (0.69%) BGP
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) OSPF
4 1 (0.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) MySQL
3 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.86%) Power BI
6 6 (4.17%) QlikView
7 4 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) International Banking
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 6 (4.17%) French Language
5 6 (4.17%) Law
6 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.78%) Marketing
8 3 (2.08%) Legal
8 3 (2.08%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.69%) Publishing
10 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) .NET
2 11 (7.64%) HTML
3 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.94%) HTML5
4 5 (3.47%) XML
5 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.78%) COM
6 3 (2.08%) J2EE
6 3 (2.08%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.39%) CSS
7 2 (1.39%) Web Services
8 1 (0.69%) Java EE
8 1 (0.69%) JDBC
8 1 (0.69%) JMS
8 1 (0.69%) JSON
8 1 (0.69%) JSP
8 1 (0.69%) ODBC
8 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
2 3 (2.08%) FMCG
3 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) PACS
4 1 (0.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Windows
2 17 (11.81%) Linux
3 15 (10.42%) Unix
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Project Management
2 20 (13.89%) Presales
3 18 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 18 (12.50%) Migration
4 15 (10.42%) Data Migration
4 15 (10.42%) Requirements Gathering
4 15 (10.42%) Time Management
5 13 (9.03%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (9.03%) ERP
5 13 (9.03%) Fintech
6 11 (7.64%) Contract Management
6 11 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (7.64%) SOA
7 9 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.86%) Change Management
9 7 (4.86%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (4.17%) Business Process Analysis
10 6 (4.17%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 16 (11.11%) C#
3 11 (7.64%) Java
4 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.47%) MCSE
4 3 (2.08%) MCITP
5 2 (1.39%) CCNA
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCSA
6 1 (0.69%) CCSE
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
2 9 (6.25%) TOWER Software
3 7 (4.86%) VMware
4 6 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.17%) Tableau
5 4 (2.78%) Sage
6 3 (2.08%) BeyondTrust
6 3 (2.08%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.08%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.08%) Sybase
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Adaptive Insights
8 1 (0.69%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.69%) Jedox