Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Principal Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Principal Consultant
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 323 309
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 7 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £95,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15% +17.12%
10th Percentile £48,000 £60,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £108,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Principal Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Consultant in the West Midlands

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +14 4 £60,000 -38.46% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £48,000 -
Principal Consultant
England

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Principal 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Principal Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) TETRA
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) WATIR
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Appium
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
1 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
1 2 (28.57%) Gatling
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment

Principal Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (14.29%) Primavera
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PS
1 1 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
1 2 (28.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appium
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Gatling
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
1 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) WATIR
1 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP