The median annual salary for a Research Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Research Consultant
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 918 952
Rank change year-on-year +53 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Consultant 7 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.006% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -47.82%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £70,000

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
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 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Research Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 2 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 3 months to 25 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 +56 7 £42,500 +41.66%
London +28 7 £42,500 +41.66%

Research Consultant Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Research 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 Research Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
1 7 (87.50%) Service Design
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Ethnography
2 6 (75.00%) Fintech
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Service Design
2 6 (75.00%) Ethnography
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe