Period
to

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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

Senior Consultant
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 653 464 457
Rank change year-on-year -189 -7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 755 675 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.69% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 468 474 286
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £48,125
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%

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 165,427 98,024 75,095
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.10% 91.71% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85,195 70,332 61,127
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £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 £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Consultant over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in the UK

Senior Consultant
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 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 -152 576 £70,000 - 66
Work from Home -201 417 £70,000 - 31
London -143 396 £72,500 -3.33% 37
UK excluding London -210 168 £70,000 +7.69% 33
North of England -87 54 £75,000 +31.58% 6
South East -153 50 £70,000 +7.69% 6
North West -79 36 £75,000 +27.66% 5
Midlands -60 25 £62,500 +0.40% 7
West Midlands -52 23 £60,000 -3.23% 4
Scotland -85 18 £85,000 - 4
Yorkshire -48 17 £73,750 +34.09%
South West -31 14 £50,000 -23.08% 5
East of England -88 7 £70,000 +20.17% 4
East Midlands -40 2 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North East -20 1 £82,500 +50.00% 1
Wales -28 1 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Senior 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 Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 220 (29.14%) Agile
2 207 (27.42%) Finance
3 197 (26.09%) Azure
4 192 (25.43%) Social Skills
5 187 (24.77%) Microsoft
6 173 (22.91%) Degree
7 144 (19.07%) Cybersecurity
8 142 (18.81%) Project Management
9 139 (18.41%) Mentoring
10 134 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
10 134 (17.75%) SQL
11 113 (14.97%) AWS
12 112 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 109 (14.44%) Presales
14 102 (13.51%) DevOps
15 96 (12.72%) Analytics
16 93 (12.32%) Project Delivery
17 91 (12.05%) C#
18 90 (11.92%) User Experience
19 85 (11.26%) Java
20 83 (10.99%) Python
21 81 (10.73%) .NET
22 75 (9.93%) SaaS
23 72 (9.54%) SAP
24 67 (8.87%) CI/CD
25 64 (8.48%) Customer Requirements
26 63 (8.34%) Migration
27 62 (8.21%) Management Information System
28 60 (7.95%) Mathematics
28 60 (7.95%) GCP

Senior 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 34 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.05%) Documentum
3 17 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.79%) Confluence
7 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.66%) Stata
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (3.05%) TrackWise
2 22 (2.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (2.52%) NetSuite
4 9 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (1.06%) SAP BPC
6 7 (0.93%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.79%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 6 (0.79%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.79%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.66%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.53%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.53%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.26%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 197 (26.09%) Azure
2 113 (14.97%) AWS
3 75 (9.93%) SaaS
4 60 (7.95%) GCP
5 50 (6.62%) Microsoft 365
5 50 (6.62%) Power Platform
6 39 (5.17%) Serverless
7 31 (4.11%) Azure DevOps
8 28 (3.71%) Azure Sentinel
8 28 (3.71%) PaaS
8 28 (3.71%) Veeva
9 25 (3.31%) Azure Logic Apps
10 21 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (2.25%) Azure Service Bus
11 17 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (2.12%) GitHub
13 15 (1.99%) Azure Functions
13 15 (1.99%) IaaS
14 14 (1.85%) Google Analytics
14 14 (1.85%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.52%) Firewall
1 19 (2.52%) VPN
2 13 (1.72%) WAN
3 12 (1.59%) SSL
4 11 (1.46%) LAN
5 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.19%) Network Security
6 9 (1.19%) Skype
7 7 (0.93%) Wireless
8 3 (0.40%) MPLS
8 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.26%) 5G
9 2 (0.26%) Internet
9 2 (0.26%) LTE
9 2 (0.26%) SAN
9 2 (0.26%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.26%) VSAN
9 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.90%) Power BI
3 26 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.18%) Data Lake
5 22 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.65%) Metadata
6 20 (2.65%) Tableau
7 19 (2.52%) Big Data
8 15 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.32%) SAP BW
11 9 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.06%) Looker
13 7 (0.93%) SQL Anywhere
14 6 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (5.17%) JIRA
2 16 (2.12%) Selenium
3 14 (1.85%) eggPlant
4 8 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (0.53%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.53%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.26%) ER Studio
7 2 (0.26%) ERwin
7 2 (0.26%) LSMW
8 1 (0.13%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 207 (27.42%) Finance
2 192 (25.43%) Social Skills
3 51 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.62%) Public Sector
5 47 (6.23%) Marketing
6 34 (4.50%) Retail
7 33 (4.37%) Publishing
8 31 (4.11%) French Language
8 31 (4.11%) Presentation Skills
9 30 (3.97%) Spanish Language
10 28 (3.71%) German Language
10 28 (3.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (3.58%) Italian Language
12 25 (3.31%) Games
12 25 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 22 (2.91%) Telecoms
14 21 (2.78%) Legal
15 17 (2.25%) Aerospace
16 16 (2.12%) Automotive
17 14 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (10.73%) .NET
2 57 (7.55%) CSS
3 54 (7.15%) React
4 51 (6.75%) HTML
5 50 (6.62%) .NET Core
6 47 (6.23%) RESTful
7 44 (5.83%) Entity Framework
8 40 (5.30%) Node.js
9 39 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 21 (2.78%) Web Services
11 15 (1.99%) SOAP
12 14 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.59%) XML
14 11 (1.46%) Ajax
14 11 (1.46%) LDAP
15 10 (1.32%) ARM Templates
15 10 (1.32%) Google Maps API
15 10 (1.32%) Kafka
16 8 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.92%) User Experience
2 62 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (4.77%) Cloud Native
5 35 (4.64%) Public Cloud
6 32 (4.24%) Life Science
7 28 (3.71%) Biotechnology
8 24 (3.18%) Pharmacovigilance
9 19 (2.52%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.52%) Driving Licence
10 18 (2.38%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.32%) BBC
13 10 (1.32%) Cyber Warfare
13 10 (1.32%) PMI
14 9 (1.19%) Blog
14 9 (1.19%) CMDB
14 9 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.68%) Windows
2 37 (4.90%) Linux
3 23 (3.05%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.53%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.13%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (29.14%) Agile
2 144 (19.07%) Cybersecurity
3 142 (18.81%) Project Management
4 139 (18.41%) Mentoring
5 134 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
6 112 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 109 (14.44%) Presales
8 102 (13.51%) DevOps
9 96 (12.72%) Analytics
10 93 (12.32%) Project Delivery
11 67 (8.87%) CI/CD
12 64 (8.48%) Customer Requirements
13 63 (8.34%) Migration
14 60 (7.95%) Mathematics
15 59 (7.81%) Coaching
16 58 (7.68%) Data Science
16 58 (7.68%) Thought Leadership
17 57 (7.55%) Computer Science
17 57 (7.55%) Test Automation
18 50 (6.62%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.75%) SQL
2 91 (12.05%) C#
3 85 (11.26%) Java
4 83 (10.99%) Python
5 32 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 25 (3.31%) JavaScript
7 24 (3.18%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.78%) Bash
8 21 (2.78%) R
9 18 (2.38%) C++
10 17 (2.25%) ABAP
11 12 (1.59%) C
12 7 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.93%) Ruby
12 7 (0.93%) VBScript
13 6 (0.79%) PHP
14 5 (0.66%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (0.66%) Go
14 5 (0.66%) XMLA
15 3 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 173 (22.91%) Degree
2 47 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 39 (5.17%) PMI Certification
5 32 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 29 (3.84%) PMP
7 28 (3.71%) CISSP
8 24 (3.18%) CISM
9 19 (2.52%) ISTQB
10 17 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (2.12%) ISEB
12 13 (1.72%) AAT
12 13 (1.72%) ACCA
13 12 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (1.46%) CIMA
14 11 (1.46%) CISA
15 9 (1.19%) CREST Certified
15 9 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (4.11%) NIST
3 26 (3.44%) QA
4 19 (2.52%) Data Quality
5 18 (2.38%) GRC
6 16 (2.12%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.72%) SLA
8 11 (1.46%) GDPR
9 10 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (1.32%) SOC 2
10 8 (1.06%) HIPAA
10 8 (1.06%) NIST 800
11 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.79%) IASME
13 5 (0.66%) NCSC
14 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 3 (0.40%) ISO 31000
16 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.26%) IFRS
16 2 (0.26%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 49 (6.49%) Docker
2 22 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.19%) vSphere
4 8 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.93%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) Openswan
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.23%) Terraform
3 36 (4.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 34 (4.50%) Ansible
5 22 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.78%) Puppet
7 15 (1.99%) SCCM
8 12 (1.59%) Consul
9 9 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (1.06%) CASB
10 8 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (1.06%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.06%) Packer
10 8 (1.06%) Rancher
11 7 (0.93%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.93%) vRealize
12 4 (0.53%) Automic
12 4 (0.53%) Kibana
12 4 (0.53%) logstash
12 4 (0.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 187 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.54%) SAP
3 58 (7.68%) Oracle
4 52 (6.89%) Google
5 47 (6.23%) Splunk
6 46 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (3.44%) Workday
8 24 (3.18%) CrowdStrike
9 23 (3.05%) OpenText
10 22 (2.91%) VMware
11 21 (2.78%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.12%) JD Edwards
13 14 (1.85%) Cisco
14 12 (1.59%) Databricks
14 12 (1.59%) HP
15 11 (1.46%) Symantec
16 10 (1.32%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.32%) Fortinet
16 10 (1.32%) Informatica
16 10 (1.32%) Pardot