Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Consultant
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 8 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.82% 2.47% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.52% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 16
Worcestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% -28.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £19,500 £34,375
90th Percentile £50,250 £67,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 429 516 517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 98.10% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 340 471 490
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,895 £53,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Worcestershire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Worcestershire

Consultant
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Malvern +8 3 £47,500 +43.94%
Worcester -7 3 £47,500 -
Redditch 0 2 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Consultant
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Worcestershire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Jython
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) CloudFront
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) logstash
3 3 (37.50%) Graphite
3 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (12.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (12.50%) Sage 200
2 1 (12.50%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) GoCD
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Jython
2 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Graphite
1 3 (37.50%) Kibana
1 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
1 3 (37.50%) logstash
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sage