The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 230 238 201
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 26 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 35
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Business Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6543 7047 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.53% 94.79% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5726 5635
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Business Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Manchester +17 17 £48,000 +0.52% 4
Lancashire +11 6 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire -10 2 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (37.84%) SAP
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 9 (24.32%) SAP Business One
5 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) Derivative
7 6 (16.22%) Hedge funds
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Banking
8 5 (13.51%) ERP
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) SAP BI
9 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.81%) SAP HANA
10 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.11%) Retail
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.11%) SQL
10 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SAP BI
1 4 (10.81%) SAP HANA
2 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.70%) QlikView
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
1 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Billing
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Derivative
2 6 (16.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 8 (21.62%) Change Management
3 7 (18.92%) SDLC
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) ERP
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.41%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (5.41%) Business Development
8 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.70%) Use Case
8 1 (2.70%) Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Netezza
4 1 (2.70%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.70%) Infor
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) JDA
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
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