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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 236 210 232
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 26 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 26
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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
6996 6412 7133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5512 6101
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Cheshire -2 18 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Manchester -27 7 £47,750 -13.96% 2
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 21 (51.22%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (26.83%) Degree
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (21.95%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
8 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.07%) SAS
9 7 (17.07%) SAP
9 7 (17.07%) Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.07%) QlikView
9 7 (17.07%) Analytics
10 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
10 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Retail
10 6 (14.63%) French Language
10 6 (14.63%) Spanish Language
10 6 (14.63%) QA
10 6 (14.63%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (17.07%) SAS
2 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Business One
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (4.88%) Exchequer
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (2.44%) Sage 200
7 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (17.07%) QlikView
4 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
4 6 (14.63%) Big Data
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) BODI
7 3 (7.32%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) French Language
3 6 (14.63%) Spanish Language
4 4 (9.76%) General Ledger
5 3 (7.32%) Billing
5 3 (7.32%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Analytics
4 5 (12.20%) Cash Management
4 5 (12.20%) ERP
5 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) Business Development
7 2 (4.88%) Data Management
7 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
3 7 (17.07%) SAP
4 6 (14.63%) Cognos
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Sage
5 3 (7.32%) Netezza
6 2 (4.88%) Veeam
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
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