Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Project Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1180 1124
Rank change year-on-year +46 -56 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Consultant 72 63 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.033% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.035% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 141
UK median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,475 £40,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,875 £90,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.76% -2.63% -20.83%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Project Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Project Consultant in the UK

Project Consultant
Top 12 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 6 months to 21 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 71 £47,500 -24.00% 4
UK excluding London +42 38 £38,500 -16.76% 3
London +21 34 £55,000 -24.14% 1
South East +49 11 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England +17 10 £35,000 -17.65% 3
North West +8 8 £35,000 +34.62% 3
Midlands +42 7 £38,500 -33.04%
West Midlands +21 7 £38,500 -33.04%
East of England +10 6 £35,000 -
South West +14 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +20 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £49,000 -

Project Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (61.11%) Project Management
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.61%) Degree
5 15 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 13 (18.06%) Banking
7 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.67%) PMO
8 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
9 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (13.89%) Retail Banking
10 9 (12.50%) Migration
10 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.11%) Time Management
11 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
11 8 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
11 8 (11.11%) Legal
12 7 (9.72%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (9.72%) Oracle
12 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
13 6 (8.33%) SQL
13 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (6.94%) Law
14 5 (6.94%) Scrum
14 5 (6.94%) ERP
14 5 (6.94%) ITIL

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 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (4.17%) Relativity
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle AGIS
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.39%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Skype
2 1 (1.39%) 2G
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 10 (13.89%) Retail Banking
4 8 (11.11%) Legal
5 7 (9.72%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (6.94%) Law
7 4 (5.56%) Retail
8 3 (4.17%) Back Office
8 3 (4.17%) Billing
8 3 (4.17%) Marketing
9 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Derivative
2 3 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.17%) Social Media
3 2 (2.78%) Chip Card
3 2 (2.78%) Contactless
3 2 (2.78%) EMV
3 2 (2.78%) Life Science
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
1 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Project Management
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) PRINCE2
4 15 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
7 9 (12.50%) Migration
8 8 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
8 8 (11.11%) Time Management
9 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.94%) Change Management
10 5 (6.94%) ERP
10 5 (6.94%) ITIL
10 5 (6.94%) People Management
10 5 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (6.94%) Scrum
11 4 (5.56%) DevOps
11 4 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) C
3 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CASP
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) PMO
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (4.17%) EMIR
3 3 (4.17%) MiFID
4 2 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCOM
1 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) DataCore
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Veeam
6 1 (1.39%) Avature
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) Splunk