Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Recruitment Consultant was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Recruitment Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 919 966 1008
Rank change year-on-year +47 +42 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Recruitment Consultant 260 258 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 169 168 210
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -26.67%
10th Percentile £17,750 £18,000 £17,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,250 £25,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year -7.00% +9.89% -22.88%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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%

Recruitment Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Recruitment Consultant in the UK

Recruitment Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Recruitment Consultant in the UK

Recruitment Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Recruitment Consultant over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Recruitment Consultant in the UK

Recruitment 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 Recruitment Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +5 220 £26,500 +6.00% 32
UK excluding London +46 165 £23,250 -7.00% 25
London +9 79 £26,500 -3.64% 11
North of England +27 54 £26,500 +6.00% 8
South East -4 47 £17,500 -46.15% 9
North West -10 31 £30,000 +20.00% 7
South West -8 19 £19,750 -15.96% 1
Wales +28 16 £50,000 +108.33% 2
East of England +19 16 £23,000 -17.86%
Yorkshire +41 14 £26,500 -47.00%
North East +13 9 £18,750 -53.13% 1
Scotland -2 8 £21,000 -16.00%
Midlands +9 5 £29,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +3 5 £29,000 +61.11% 2

Recruitment Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Recruitment 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 Recruitment Consultant in the job title.

1 94 (36.15%) Business Development
2 60 (23.08%) Finance
3 55 (21.15%) Degree
4 53 (20.38%) Marketing
5 42 (16.15%) Advertising
6 31 (11.92%) Social Media
7 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 25 (9.62%) B2B
9 23 (8.85%) Banking
10 22 (8.46%) Telecoms
11 18 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (6.54%) German Language
13 15 (5.77%) B2B Sales
14 14 (5.38%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.00%) Coaching
16 12 (4.62%) Time Management
16 12 (4.62%) Fund Management
16 12 (4.62%) Billing
17 11 (4.23%) ERP
17 11 (4.23%) Facebook
18 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
19 9 (3.46%) Telesales
19 9 (3.46%) SAP
20 8 (3.08%) CRM
21 6 (2.31%) French Language
21 6 (2.31%) Line Management
22 5 (1.92%) Retail
22 5 (1.92%) Games
22 5 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
23 4 (1.54%) Recruitment Marketing

Recruitment 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 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) 5G
2 1 (0.38%) Broadband
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) Big Data
1 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
General
1 60 (23.08%) Finance
2 53 (20.38%) Marketing
3 42 (16.15%) Advertising
4 23 (8.85%) Banking
5 22 (8.46%) Telecoms
6 17 (6.54%) German Language
7 12 (4.62%) Billing
8 6 (2.31%) French Language
9 5 (1.92%) Games
9 5 (1.92%) Retail
10 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.77%) Automotive
13 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Social Media
2 18 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.15%) Life Science
5 2 (0.77%) Blog
5 2 (0.77%) iPhone
5 2 (0.77%) NHS
5 2 (0.77%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.38%) BBC
6 1 (0.38%) Fintech
6 1 (0.38%) Robotics
6 1 (0.38%) Social Network
6 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.15%) Business Development
2 25 (9.62%) B2B
3 15 (5.77%) B2B Sales
4 14 (5.38%) Mentoring
5 13 (5.00%) Coaching
6 12 (4.62%) Fund Management
6 12 (4.62%) Time Management
7 11 (4.23%) ERP
8 9 (3.46%) Telesales
9 8 (3.08%) CRM
10 6 (2.31%) Line Management
11 5 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (1.54%) B2C
12 4 (1.54%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (1.54%) Market Research
12 4 (1.54%) Recruitment Marketing
12 4 (1.54%) Software Engineering
13 3 (1.15%) DevOps
13 3 (1.15%) Lead Generation
13 3 (1.15%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.77%) Java
1 2 (0.77%) PHP
2 1 (0.38%) C++
2 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.38%) Python
2 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (21.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.23%) Facebook
3 9 (3.46%) SAP
4 3 (1.15%) Siebel
4 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.77%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) Aruba
6 1 (0.38%) Capita
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco
6 1 (0.38%) Google
6 1 (0.38%) Juniper
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle
6 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.38%) Sony
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter