Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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

Consultant
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 83 89 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.67% 7.91% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 8.21% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79 70 68
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,250 £42,450 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,375 £60,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 933 1,084 1,000
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 96.36% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 824 897 859
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Watford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Watford over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Watford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (43.37%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) JavaScript
4 30 (36.14%) XML
5 29 (34.94%) Java
6 25 (30.12%) Finance
7 24 (28.92%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (27.71%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (25.30%) Banking
10 20 (24.10%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (24.10%) SaaS
10 20 (24.10%) Apex Code
10 20 (24.10%) REST
10 20 (24.10%) Software Delivery
11 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.48%) Office 365
13 16 (19.28%) Presales
14 15 (18.07%) VMware
15 13 (15.66%) Project Management
15 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
16 12 (14.46%) HTML
16 12 (14.46%) Windows
17 11 (13.25%) C#
17 11 (13.25%) .NET
17 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
17 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
18 10 (12.05%) Juniper
18 10 (12.05%) CCNP
18 10 (12.05%) Cisco

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) Mule
3 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.20%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (27.71%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (24.10%) SaaS
4 17 (20.48%) Office 365
5 4 (4.82%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.41%) Boomi
6 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) iSCSI
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Firepower
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco ISE
2 6 (7.23%) Network Security
2 6 (7.23%) Sourcefire
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.61%) Internet
4 3 (3.61%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.41%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.20%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) XML
2 20 (24.10%) REST
3 12 (14.46%) HTML
4 11 (13.25%) .NET
5 9 (10.84%) CSS
6 5 (6.02%) HTML5
6 5 (6.02%) XHTML
6 5 (6.02%) XSL
7 4 (4.82%) CSS3
7 4 (4.82%) XSLT
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.41%) Middleware
9 2 (2.41%) OAuth
10 1 (1.20%) JSON
10 1 (1.20%) Laravel
10 1 (1.20%) RAML
10 1 (1.20%) Swagger
10 1 (1.20%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.61%) Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Software Delivery
2 16 (19.28%) Presales
3 13 (15.66%) Project Management
4 8 (9.64%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.43%) Physics
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.23%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.02%) CRM
8 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.82%) ETL
8 4 (4.82%) Master Data Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Design
9 3 (3.61%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
9 3 (3.61%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) SQL
2 33 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.94%) Java
4 20 (24.10%) Apex Code
5 11 (13.25%) C#
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) XPath
8 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.05%) CCNP
2 10 (12.05%) Degree
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) CCNA
4 5 (6.02%) MCSA
4 5 (6.02%) MCSE
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PMO
2 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) XenApp
3 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
3 6 (7.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Terraform
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (1.20%) WMI
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) VMware
4 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.05%) Cisco
4 10 (12.05%) Juniper
4 10 (12.05%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.23%) Citrix
5 6 (7.23%) Meraki
6 4 (4.82%) EMC
6 4 (4.82%) NetApp
7 3 (3.61%) Google
7 3 (3.61%) Symantec
7 3 (3.61%) Veeam
8 2 (2.41%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.41%) SnapLogic
8 2 (2.41%) Talend
8 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.41%) webMethods
8 2 (2.41%) WSO2