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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 234 205 210
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 14 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.53% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 60
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £20,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,250 £60,225
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -28 7 £50,000 +2.04% 6
Cheshire -3 6 £42,500 +54.54%
Merseyside +12 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 17 (40.48%) SAP
4 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (38.10%) Finance
5 15 (35.71%) Degree
6 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
6 13 (30.95%) ERP
6 13 (30.95%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.19%) Retail
9 10 (23.81%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (23.81%) Business Transformation
9 10 (23.81%) Analytics
9 10 (23.81%) Business Objects
9 10 (23.81%) SAS
9 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (23.81%) Project Management
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.43%) QlikView
10 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
11 8 (19.05%) French Language
11 8 (19.05%) Spanish Language
11 8 (19.05%) QA
11 8 (19.05%) Data Integration
11 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
11 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 8 (19.05%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (23.81%) SAS
2 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (14.29%) SAP Business One
3 2 (4.76%) Sage 200
4 1 (2.38%) Exchequer
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (21.43%) QlikView
4 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
4 8 (19.05%) Big Data
5 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.90%) BODI
7 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.38%) MySQL
10 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
3 11 (26.19%) Retail
4 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (19.05%) French Language
5 8 (19.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (4.76%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Back Office
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Data Integration
3 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) BBC
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.95%) ERP
3 10 (23.81%) Business Transformation
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Business Development
9 2 (4.76%) Logistics
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.76%) Change Management
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 1 (2.38%) B2B
10 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Workflow
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) SAP
3 10 (23.81%) Business Objects
4 8 (19.05%) Cognos
5 4 (9.52%) Netezza
6 3 (7.14%) Sage
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) CODA
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) VMware
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