The median annual salary for a Project Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Project Consultant
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 891 912
Rank change year-on-year +40 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Consultant 39 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.043% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 51
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% +44.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £90,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £61,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year -38.77% +45.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Project Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Project Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Consultant in the UK

Project Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Consultant in the UK

Project Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Consultant over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Consultant in the UK

Project Consultant
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 38 £42,500 -26.08% 5
London +35 15 £45,000 -34.54% 1
South East +49 7 £70,000 +21.73%
East of England -10 6 £35,000 -36.36% 1
West Midlands +10 5 £30,000 -45.45%
Birmingham +15 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Essex +1 3 £30,500 -
South West - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £48,500 +29.33%
Yorkshire -1 2 £48,500 +29.33%
Hertfordshire -6 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Berkshire - 2 £37,000 -
Reading - 2 £37,000 -
Cheshunt - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +34 1 - -
City of London +30 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Leeds +7 1 £48,500 +29.33%
Swindon - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
St Neots - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Project 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 Project Consultant in the job title.

1 60 (68.97%) Project Management
2 28 (32.18%) Degree
3 27 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 16 (18.39%) Windows
4 16 (18.39%) Risk Management
5 15 (17.24%) Oracle
5 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.09%) Finance
6 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.94%) C
7 13 (14.94%) ERP
7 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (14.94%) PMO
8 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 12 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (12.64%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (12.64%) VMware
9 11 (12.64%) SQL
9 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
11 8 (9.20%) MCITP
11 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
11 8 (9.20%) MCSA
11 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
11 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
12 7 (8.05%) Citrix
12 7 (8.05%) HTML

Project 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) SaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Law
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) XSLT
3 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.45%) Chip Card
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Contactless
3 3 (3.45%) EMV
3 3 (3.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.15%) Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.97%) Project Management
2 27 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 16 (18.39%) Risk Management
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.94%) ERP
6 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.90%) Change Management
7 6 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (6.90%) ITIL
7 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Line Management
9 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.60%) Change Control
9 4 (4.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (4.60%) Presales
9 4 (4.60%) Push Notifications
9 4 (4.60%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.45%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) C
2 11 (12.64%) SQL
3 7 (8.05%) Java
4 4 (4.60%) C#
4 4 (4.60%) XPath
5 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) MCITP
3 8 (9.20%) MCSA
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.60%) MCSD
5 4 (4.60%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.30%) PMP
8 1 (1.15%) CAPM
8 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) PMO
2 3 (3.45%) P3O
3 1 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.15%) EMIR
3 1 (1.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.60%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Cognizant
5 4 (4.60%) Cognos
6 3 (3.45%) Apple
6 3 (3.45%) arcserve
6 3 (3.45%) iManage
6 3 (3.45%) Planview
6 3 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.15%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.15%) SAP
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