Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Consultant was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Junior Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 1006 1039
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Consultant 171 233 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 127 187 214
UK median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +15.38% -13.33%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Junior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Consultant over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Consultant in the UK

Junior 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 Junior Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -35 156 £34,000 +13.33% 12
UK excluding London +25 83 £30,500 +1.67% 8
London -31 81 £35,000 +7.69% 7
South East +15 36 £38,500 +28.33%
South West +17 13 £25,000 -
East of England +11 9 £30,500 +1.67% 4
North of England +2 9 £22,250 -31.54% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £32,500 -
Scotland -6 5 £25,500 -21.54%
North West -21 5 £22,250 -36.43% 1
Yorkshire +27 4 £25,500 -1.92%
Midlands +11 4 £32,500 +35.42%
West Midlands +7 3 £32,500 +16.07%
East Midlands +29 1 £32,500 +51.16%

Junior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Junior 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 Junior Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (34.50%) Finance
2 56 (32.75%) Degree
3 35 (20.47%) SQL
4 34 (19.88%) Java
5 28 (16.37%) XML
5 28 (16.37%) Project Management
6 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 25 (14.62%) Oracle
8 23 (13.45%) SAP
8 23 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (13.45%) Presales
9 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
10 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
11 20 (11.70%) HTML
12 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (11.11%) Hedge funds
13 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
14 17 (9.94%) Banking
15 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (8.77%) C#
16 15 (8.77%) CSS
17 14 (8.19%) .NET
17 14 (8.19%) Cognos
18 13 (7.60%) Windows
18 13 (7.60%) Mathematics
19 12 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
19 12 (7.02%) WAN
19 12 (7.02%) LAN
19 12 (7.02%) Unix
20 11 (6.43%) ITIL

Junior 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 6 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) FileNet
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.75%) SPSS
5 2 (1.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) SAP HCM
1 10 (5.85%) SAP HR
1 10 (5.85%) SAP Payroll
2 9 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.92%) HFM
6 4 (2.34%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (1.17%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.17%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.58%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) LAN
1 12 (7.02%) WAN
2 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) SMS
3 1 (0.58%) SNMP
3 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.26%) QlikView
4 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.68%) Essbase
5 7 (4.09%) OLAP
5 7 (4.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.51%) DB2
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.34%) DataStage
8 4 (2.34%) MOLAP
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (2.34%) Power BI
9 3 (1.75%) Big Data
9 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) JDeveloper
1 6 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.92%) JIRA
3 2 (1.17%) RStudio
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (34.50%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Banking
3 11 (6.43%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.92%) Advertising
6 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.17%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.37%) XML
2 20 (11.70%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) CSS
4 14 (8.19%) .NET
5 10 (5.85%) Web Services
6 8 (4.68%) XSLT
7 6 (3.51%) HTML5
7 6 (3.51%) Middleware
7 6 (3.51%) XHTML
7 6 (3.51%) XSL
8 5 (2.92%) Mason
9 4 (2.34%) Ajax
10 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.17%) RESTful
11 2 (1.17%) SOAP
12 1 (0.58%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.51%) Social Media
6 4 (2.34%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.34%) Derivative
7 2 (1.17%) Chip Card
7 2 (1.17%) Contactless
7 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.17%) EMV
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.17%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.60%) Windows
2 12 (7.02%) Unix
3 10 (5.85%) Linux
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) Project Management
2 23 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (13.45%) Presales
3 13 (7.60%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (6.43%) ERP
5 11 (6.43%) ITIL
6 10 (5.85%) Analytics
6 10 (5.85%) Change Management
6 10 (5.85%) CRM
7 9 (5.26%) Migration
7 9 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.68%) ETL
8 8 (4.68%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.68%) Software Delivery
8 8 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.09%) Change Control
9 7 (4.09%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.47%) SQL
2 34 (19.88%) Java
3 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.77%) C#
5 8 (4.68%) XPath
6 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.51%) Python
7 4 (2.34%) C
8 3 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.75%) PHP
8 3 (1.75%) R
8 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.17%) Groovy
9 2 (1.17%) LINC
9 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (32.75%) Degree
2 8 (4.68%) Master's Degree
3 7 (4.09%) CCNA
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.17%) MCP
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.17%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Oracle
2 23 (13.45%) SAP
3 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.19%) Cognos
5 9 (5.26%) Hyperion
5 9 (5.26%) Tagetik
6 6 (3.51%) IBM
6 6 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.92%) Tableau
7 5 (2.92%) VMware
8 4 (2.34%) BMC
8 4 (2.34%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.34%) Murex
8 4 (2.34%) Remedy
8 4 (2.34%) Snow
9 3 (1.75%) Sage
9 3 (1.75%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.17%) Google
10 2 (1.17%) PeopleSoft