Period
to 7 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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

Consultant
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 71 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 37 52 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.60% 2.90% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.04% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 73
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,210
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.91% -10.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £35,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,625 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 987 1,713 1,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.48% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1,476 1,522
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,688 £24,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Wales over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Wales

Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Wales region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
South Wales +13 33 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North Wales +2 2 £58,750 +6.82% 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 across the Wales region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Advertising
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Network Design
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.03%) Coaching
5 9 (24.32%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (24.32%) Selenium
5 9 (24.32%) F5
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 9 (24.32%) VPN
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 9 (24.32%) VoIP
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) Juniper
6 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) CCNA
7 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (16.22%) VyOS
8 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (16.22%) Vyatta

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.41%) Azure
3 1 (2.70%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) LAN
1 11 (29.73%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) VoIP
2 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 6 (16.22%) BGP
3 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) OSPF
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Skype
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Mocha
3 1 (2.70%) Protractor
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (35.14%) Advertising
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) CSS
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) CSS3
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) React
3 1 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) VyOS
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Network Design
3 10 (27.03%) Coaching
4 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) API Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Project Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Technology Roadmap
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 4 (10.81%) Workshop Facilitation
9 3 (8.11%) A/B Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight
9 3 (8.11%) Data Science
9 3 (8.11%) Market Research
9 3 (8.11%) Presales
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) R
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CBAP
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) Extreme Networks
2 9 (24.32%) F5
3 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 6 (16.22%) Avaya
4 6 (16.22%) Brocade
4 6 (16.22%) CA
4 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
4 6 (16.22%) Vyatta
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) Google
6 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.70%) Maxymiser
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat