Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 75 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 213 256 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.21% 3.66% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.75% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 179 239 251
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £27,900 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 6,471 6,833 8,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 97.66% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5,541 5,919 6,865
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -16 168 £60,000 +9.09% 21
Bradford -2 7 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Halifax +24 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Wakefield -19 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (28.64%) Finance
2 49 (23.00%) SAP
3 40 (18.78%) Microsoft
4 38 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (16.90%) Retail
6 28 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (11.74%) Advertising
8 25 (11.74%) ERP
9 22 (10.33%) SQL
10 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
10 21 (9.86%) Degree
10 21 (9.86%) DevOps
11 20 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (8.45%) C#
13 18 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
14 16 (7.51%) Java
14 16 (7.51%) CRM
14 16 (7.51%) Local Government
15 15 (7.04%) Legal
15 15 (7.04%) Software Testing
15 15 (7.04%) Logistics
15 15 (7.04%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (6.57%) Mentoring
16 14 (6.57%) Office 365
16 14 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (6.57%) SAP SD
16 14 (6.57%) Python

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 9 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.35%) SAS
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.88%) IBM Domino
3 4 (1.88%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (6.57%) SAP SD
3 11 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (5.16%) SAP FI
4 10 (4.69%) SAP CO
4 10 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (4.69%) SAP MM
5 9 (4.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.88%) SAP GRC
6 4 (1.88%) SAP PS
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.41%) Sage X3
7 3 (1.41%) SAP Business One
7 3 (1.41%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (1.41%) SAP FI-AR
8 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.94%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.04%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (6.57%) Office 365
5 10 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.35%) IaaS
6 5 (2.35%) SaaS
7 4 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.88%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Loggly
8 2 (0.94%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.47%) G Suite
9 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.47%) Panaya
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.69%) VPN
2 8 (3.76%) Firewall
2 8 (3.76%) WAN
3 7 (3.29%) LAN
4 5 (2.35%) NAS
4 5 (2.35%) Network Security
4 5 (2.35%) SAN
5 4 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.88%) Skype
6 3 (1.41%) DNS
6 3 (1.41%) HTTP
6 3 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.94%) BGP
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.94%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.94%) MPLS
7 2 (0.94%) OSPF
7 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.88%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.41%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.41%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.94%) MySQL
5 2 (0.94%) QlikView
5 2 (0.94%) Redis
5 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.94%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.47%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.47%) Power BI
6 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Cucumber
1 13 (6.10%) Selenium
2 11 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.69%) Buildbot
3 10 (4.69%) Ranorex
4 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.29%) JMeter
6 6 (2.82%) Appium
6 6 (2.82%) Gatling
6 6 (2.82%) NeoLoad
6 6 (2.82%) WATIR
6 6 (2.82%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.94%) CA Release Automation
7 2 (0.94%) JIRA
7 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 61 (28.64%) Finance
2 36 (16.90%) Retail
3 25 (11.74%) Advertising
4 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.51%) Local Government
6 15 (7.04%) Legal
7 12 (5.63%) Marketing
8 8 (3.76%) Automotive
8 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.82%) Banking
10 3 (1.41%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) Web Services
2 8 (3.76%) .NET
2 8 (3.76%) Middleware
3 4 (1.88%) Mason
3 4 (1.88%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.41%) IDoc
5 2 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.94%) JDBC
5 2 (0.94%) JMS
5 2 (0.94%) Node.js
5 2 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.94%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.94%) SOAP
5 2 (0.94%) Spring
5 2 (0.94%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.47%) Django
6 1 (0.47%) EDI
6 1 (0.47%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.41%) Social Media
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.94%) Fintech
8 2 (0.94%) FMCG
8 2 (0.94%) PMI
8 2 (0.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.76%) Windows
2 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.88%) Linux
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.94%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.74%) ERP
4 21 (9.86%) DevOps
5 20 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (7.51%) CRM
7 15 (7.04%) Logistics
7 15 (7.04%) Software Testing
8 14 (6.57%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.10%) Information Security
10 12 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.63%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.16%) BDD
11 11 (5.16%) DSDM
11 11 (5.16%) Kanban
11 11 (5.16%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.16%) Scrum
11 11 (5.16%) TDD
11 11 (5.16%) Workflow
12 10 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.33%) SQL
2 18 (8.45%) C#
3 16 (7.51%) Java
4 14 (6.57%) C
4 14 (6.57%) Python
4 14 (6.57%) Ruby
5 12 (5.63%) C++
5 12 (5.63%) PHP
5 12 (5.63%) Scala
6 7 (3.29%) ABAP
7 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.41%) X++
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) Go
9 2 (0.94%) Java 8
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) Degree
2 13 (6.10%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) CISSP
3 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.35%) ACCA
4 5 (2.35%) MCSA
5 4 (1.88%) CIMA
6 3 (1.41%) CISM
6 3 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.41%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.94%) CISA
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.47%) GIAC
8 1 (0.47%) GSNA
8 1 (0.47%) IRCA
8 1 (0.47%) MCDST
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.23%) GDPR
2 9 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.82%) PMO
4 2 (0.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.94%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.47%) COSO
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.35%) Puppet
1 5 (2.35%) Terraform
2 4 (1.88%) Ansible
3 3 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.41%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.41%) Packer
4 2 (0.94%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.94%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.94%) Nagios
4 2 (0.94%) Nessus
4 2 (0.94%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.94%) Rancher
4 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) SAP
2 40 (18.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.10%) Google
4 12 (5.63%) VMware
5 10 (4.69%) Rackspace
6 9 (4.23%) Cisco
7 8 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.82%) EMC
8 6 (2.82%) Sage
9 5 (2.35%) Dell
9 5 (2.35%) Oracle
9 5 (2.35%) Symantec
10 4 (1.88%) Altiris
10 4 (1.88%) HP
10 4 (1.88%) Lotus
10 4 (1.88%) Veeam
10 4 (1.88%) Veritas
11 3 (1.41%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.41%) Epicor
11 3 (1.41%) Juniper