The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 116 112 144
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 11 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.57% 0.53% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.56% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Business Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Consultant in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the Cheshire region.

Business Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Business Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 9 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £55,000 -
Business Consultant
North West

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
1 20 (68.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (41.38%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) SAP
3 12 (41.38%) Retail
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
4 11 (37.93%) ERP
4 11 (37.93%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) Business Transformation
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (31.03%) SAS
6 9 (31.03%) Analytics
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Data Analysis
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
7 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
7 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (27.59%) French Language
7 8 (27.59%) Spanish Language
7 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (27.59%) Cognos
7 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
7 8 (27.59%) Big Data
7 8 (27.59%) QlikView
7 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
7 8 (27.59%) QA

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) SAS
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Business One
2 2 (6.90%) Exchequer
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (27.59%) QlikView
2 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
2 8 (27.59%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (13.79%) BODI
4 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Retail
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
3 8 (27.59%) French Language
3 8 (27.59%) Spanish Language
3 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) ERP
3 10 (34.48%) Business Transformation
4 9 (31.03%) Analytics
4 9 (31.03%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) B2B
8 1 (3.45%) Telemarketing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Visual Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) SAP
3 8 (27.59%) Cognos
3 8 (27.59%) Business Objects
4 4 (13.79%) Netezza
5 3 (10.34%) Sage
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam