Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 197 286 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.61% 4.34% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 4.46% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 169 221 274
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 5,279 6,416 7,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.43% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4,370 5,414 6,446
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,512 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -19 148 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Bradford +28 13 £36,750 -22.63%
Wakefield -11 10 £40,000 +16.79%
Halifax - 2 £35,000 -
Bingley +4 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (22.84%) Finance
2 43 (21.83%) Microsoft
3 38 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.24%) Degree
5 28 (14.21%) ERP
6 26 (13.20%) SAP
7 24 (12.18%) CRM
7 24 (12.18%) Management Information System
7 24 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (11.68%) SQL
9 21 (10.66%) Middleware
10 20 (10.15%) DevOps
10 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (9.14%) Manufacturing
11 18 (9.14%) Windows
12 17 (8.63%) Security Cleared
12 17 (8.63%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.12%) Windows Server
13 16 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (8.12%) VMware
14 15 (7.61%) Migration
14 15 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (7.61%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (7.11%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (7.11%) SAP S/4HANA
15 14 (7.11%) Driving Licence
15 14 (7.11%) Relational Database
15 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (7.11%) Cybersecurity

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 12 (6.09%) IIS
2 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.02%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (5.58%) SAP CO
2 11 (5.58%) SAP FI
2 11 (5.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (4.57%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (4.57%) SAP MM
4 9 (4.57%) SAP PS
5 6 (3.05%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.03%) SAP FI-AP
6 4 (2.03%) SAP FI-AR
7 3 (1.52%) Eloqua
7 3 (1.52%) NetSuite
7 3 (1.52%) Sage 200
7 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (1.52%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.02%) Sage 1000
8 2 (1.02%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.51%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (7.61%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.60%) SaaS
5 12 (6.09%) IaaS
6 11 (5.58%) Office 365
7 10 (5.08%) PaaS
8 8 (4.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.51%) Loggly
10 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) Internet
2 12 (6.09%) Firewall
3 10 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (5.08%) Skype
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.02%) SMS
4 2 (1.02%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
5 2 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (1.02%) GIS
5 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) Power BI
5 2 (1.02%) QGIS
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP
6 1 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.51%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 45 (22.84%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.11%) Retail
4 13 (6.60%) Advertising
5 11 (5.58%) Local Government
6 6 (3.05%) Marketing
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.66%) Middleware
2 9 (4.57%) .NET
3 8 (4.06%) Web Services
4 3 (1.52%) CSS
4 3 (1.52%) HTML
5 2 (1.02%) JMS
5 2 (1.02%) Leaflet
5 2 (1.02%) OpenLayers
5 2 (1.02%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.51%) Spring
6 1 (0.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.18%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.11%) Driving Licence
4 12 (6.09%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.52%) Fintech
10 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.51%) EPoS
10 1 (0.51%) FMCG
10 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.14%) Windows
2 16 (8.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (14.21%) ERP
3 24 (12.18%) CRM
4 20 (10.15%) DevOps
5 17 (8.63%) Mentoring
5 17 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.61%) Migration
8 14 (7.11%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (7.11%) Workflow
9 13 (6.60%) Information Security
9 13 (6.60%) Project Management
10 12 (6.09%) Change Control
10 12 (6.09%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (5.58%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (5.08%) Logistics
12 10 (5.08%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.08%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.68%) SQL
2 14 (7.11%) C
3 9 (4.57%) Java
4 8 (4.06%) Python
5 6 (3.05%) C#
5 6 (3.05%) PHP
6 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Go
8 1 (0.51%) Java 8
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Degree
2 17 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.09%) CISSP
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) MCSA
7 2 (1.02%) AAT
7 2 (1.02%) ACCA
7 2 (1.02%) CCNA
7 2 (1.02%) CIMA
7 2 (1.02%) CISA
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.02%) CISM
7 2 (1.02%) MCSE
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.51%) GSLC
8 1 (0.51%) MCDST
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.02%) COBIT
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.52%) Puppet
1 3 (1.52%) Terraform
2 2 (1.02%) Ansible
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.02%) Packer
3 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.51%) Rancher
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.20%) SAP
3 16 (8.12%) VMware
4 8 (4.06%) Google
4 8 (4.06%) Rackspace
5 7 (3.55%) Cisco
5 7 (3.55%) Sage
6 5 (2.54%) Citrix
7 4 (2.03%) Apple
7 4 (2.03%) Dell
7 4 (2.03%) HP
7 4 (2.03%) IBM
7 4 (2.03%) Infor
7 4 (2.03%) Riverbed
7 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.52%) Marketo
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle
8 3 (1.52%) Pardot
8 3 (1.52%) Sun
9 2 (1.02%) Nintex