Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Payroll Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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

Payroll Consultant
UK
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 981 780 1039
Rank change year-on-year -201 +259 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Payroll Consultant 16 29 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.043% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.045% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 39
10th Percentile £59,250 " £41,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £32,500 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +85.71% -36.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,750 £77,250 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +107.14% -36.36% -

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 103,167 64,497 138,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 94.98% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,302 52,601 111,748
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Payroll Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Payroll Consultant over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Payroll Consultant in the UK

Payroll Consultant
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Payroll Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 2 August 2021. 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 -207 12 £65,000 +85.71% 5
London -128 9 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Work from Home -248 7 £65,000 -13.33%
UK excluding London -150 3 £72,500 +107.14% 1
Midlands -77 1 - -
West Midlands -78 1 - -
South East -111 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £72,500 -
North of England - 1 £72,500 -

Payroll Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, Payroll 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 Payroll Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payroll
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Presentation Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (25.00%) Workday
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Law
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS

Payroll 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 (18.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (6.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Presentation Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Workday
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft