Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Consultant
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 83
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 275 292 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.03% 3.80% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 3.87% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 211 268 301
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7545 8997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5610 6511 7278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in West Yorkshire

Consultant
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leeds +12 230 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Wakefield +3 12 £33,500 +3.08%
Bradford -11 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Cleckheaton - 6 £45,000 -
Bingley - 5 £60,000 -
Huddersfield -1 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Halifax +26 1 - - 1
Consultant
Yorkshire

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 71 (25.82%) Finance
2 55 (20.00%) Degree
3 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (13.82%) Mentoring
6 34 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.27%) SQL
7 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 31 (11.27%) Software Testing
8 28 (10.18%) SAP
9 27 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (9.82%) Virgin Media
10 26 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (9.45%) CISSP
11 25 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 24 (8.73%) Information Security
12 24 (8.73%) DevOps
13 23 (8.36%) Cisco
13 23 (8.36%) Windows
14 22 (8.00%) Management Information System
15 21 (7.64%) Java
15 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (7.27%) Marketing
16 20 (7.27%) Web Services
17 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
17 19 (6.91%) Migration
18 18 (6.55%) Retail
18 18 (6.55%) VMware
18 18 (6.55%) Project Management
18 18 (6.55%) Google

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (2.55%) SAS
2 6 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.73%) Apache
4 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.73%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.36%) InVision
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) SAP CO
1 7 (2.55%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.18%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (1.09%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.09%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.73%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.73%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP AFS
7 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.91%) Office 365
6 6 (2.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (1.45%) G Suite
8 4 (1.45%) IaaS
8 4 (1.45%) PaaS
9 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.09%) Slack
10 2 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.73%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.73%) Serverless
11 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (6.18%) VPN
3 14 (5.09%) BGP
3 14 (5.09%) OSPF
4 13 (4.73%) EIGRP
5 11 (4.00%) MPLS
6 10 (3.64%) Firewall
7 9 (3.27%) LAN
8 8 (2.91%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (2.91%) WAN
9 6 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.82%) Network Security
10 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.45%) DNS
12 3 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.73%) DHCP
13 2 (0.73%) DMVPN
13 2 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.18%) Big Data
2 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.45%) DB2
3 4 (1.45%) Power BI
3 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.09%) MySQL
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.73%) DecisionStream
5 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Cucumber
1 9 (3.27%) Selenium
1 9 (3.27%) SoapUI
2 8 (2.91%) JIRA
3 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.82%) Ranorex
4 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.45%) Appium
5 4 (1.45%) Buildbot
6 3 (1.09%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.36%) GCC
8 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.36%) Hudson
8 1 (0.36%) JBehave
8 1 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 71 (25.82%) Finance
2 20 (7.27%) Marketing
3 18 (6.55%) Retail
4 17 (6.18%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.73%) Banking
6 10 (3.64%) Local Government
7 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.09%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.09%) Legal
8 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) French Language
9 2 (0.73%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.27%) Web Services
2 10 (3.64%) MDX
2 10 (3.64%) Middleware
3 7 (2.55%) SAP PI
4 5 (1.82%) .NET
5 4 (1.45%) CSS
5 4 (1.45%) HTML
5 4 (1.45%) IDoc
6 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.09%) JSP
7 2 (0.73%) JDBC
7 2 (0.73%) JMS
7 2 (0.73%) jQuery
7 2 (0.73%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.73%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (0.73%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.73%) Servlets
7 2 (0.73%) SOAP
7 2 (0.73%) XML
7 2 (0.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.00%) NHS
5 9 (3.27%) Fintech
6 8 (2.91%) Social Media
7 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.45%) FMCG
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Replication
10 3 (1.09%) iPad
10 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.36%) Windows
2 13 (4.73%) Linux
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.73%) Unix
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (13.82%) Mentoring
3 34 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.27%) Software Testing
5 25 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 24 (8.73%) DevOps
6 24 (8.73%) Information Security
7 19 (6.91%) Migration
8 18 (6.55%) Project Management
9 16 (5.82%) Business Development
10 15 (5.45%) ITIL
10 15 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (5.09%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.09%) SDLC
12 13 (4.73%) Change Management
12 13 (4.73%) Data Analysis
12 13 (4.73%) Use Case
13 12 (4.36%) CRAMM
13 12 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.27%) SQL
2 21 (7.64%) Java
3 17 (6.18%) Python
4 15 (5.45%) C#
5 9 (3.27%) ABAP
5 9 (3.27%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.18%) C++
6 6 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.18%) Ruby
7 5 (1.82%) C
7 5 (1.82%) PHP
8 4 (1.45%) Scala
9 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) LINC
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (20.00%) Degree
2 26 (9.45%) CISSP
3 17 (6.18%) CISM
4 12 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.18%) CCNA
6 6 (2.18%) CCNP
6 6 (2.18%) CEH
6 6 (2.18%) MCSE
6 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.45%) CCIE
7 4 (1.45%) MCSA
8 2 (0.73%) CIMA
8 2 (0.73%) CLAS
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (2.91%) GDPR
4 5 (1.82%) QA
5 4 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.09%) PMO
7 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.73%) Docker
4 2 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.73%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.45%) Ansible
2 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.45%) Puppet
2 4 (1.45%) Terraform
3 3 (1.09%) EnCase
3 3 (1.09%) FTK
3 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.36%) Grafana
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.18%) SAP
3 27 (9.82%) Virgin Media
4 23 (8.36%) Cisco
5 18 (6.55%) Google
5 18 (6.55%) VMware
6 15 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (4.73%) Oracle
8 11 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.00%) Juniper
8 11 (4.00%) Tableau
9 9 (3.27%) Rackspace
10 6 (2.18%) Aruba
11 5 (1.82%) HP
12 4 (1.45%) F5
13 3 (1.09%) Citrix
13 3 (1.09%) EMC
13 3 (1.09%) IBM
13 3 (1.09%) Symantec
14 2 (0.73%) NetApp