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The median annual salary for a Research Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1181 1008 766
Rank change year-on-year -173 -242 +357
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Consultant 35 1 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
10th Percentile £45,000 - £43,000
25th Percentile £46,875 £28,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +69.23% -35.00% +81.82%
75th Percentile £71,250 £36,250 £55,500
90th Percentile £78,000 - £55,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 - £54,000

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 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Research Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Research Consultant.

Salary trend for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Research Consultant over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Research Consultant in the UK

Research Consultant
Top 9 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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -140 30 £55,000 +69.23% 3
London -158 23 £63,750 +96.15% 2
UK excluding London - 12 £55,000 - 1
North of England - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
Midlands - 5 - - 1
Work from Home - 2 £67,500 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

Research Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Research Consultant job roles required the following 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 31 (88.57%) Agile
1 31 (88.57%) Service Design
1 31 (88.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
1 31 (88.57%) User Research
2 20 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (54.29%) Quantitative Research
3 19 (54.29%) Collaborative Working
3 19 (54.29%) Presentation Skills
3 19 (54.29%) Qualitative Research
4 12 (34.29%) Customer Insight
4 12 (34.29%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (5.71%) Finance
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) PhD
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) GDPR
6 1 (2.86%) Anthropology
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Generation
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) Biology
6 1 (2.86%) Psychology
6 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
General
1 19 (54.29%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Social Science
3 1 (2.86%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile
1 31 (88.57%) Service Design
1 31 (88.57%) User Research
1 31 (88.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 20 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (54.29%) Collaborative Working
3 19 (54.29%) Qualitative Research
3 19 (54.29%) Quantitative Research
4 12 (34.29%) Customer Insight
4 12 (34.29%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Biology
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.86%) Psychology
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Sociology
6 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.86%) PhD
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR