Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Research Consultant was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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

Research Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1182 1181 1250
Rank change year-on-year -1 +69 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Consultant 4 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
UK median annual salary £26,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.82% +41.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £21,025 £29,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £74,900 £46,250 £32,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,500 - -

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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Research Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Consultant over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 +9 4 £26,000 -38.82%
London -2 3 £26,000 -38.82%
South East - 1 £21,500 -
UK excluding London - 1 £21,500 -

Research Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Research 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 Research Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telesales
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Research 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Telesales
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD