The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 137 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 18 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.70% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.74% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 4
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £42,200 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £65,750 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Business Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Business Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh -3 16 £47,000 -14.54%
Stirling - 1 £22,000 -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 8 (22.86%) SLA
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Business Transformation
5 7 (20.00%) ETL
5 7 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (14.29%) Workflow
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (14.29%) Business Development
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) ABAP
7 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
7 4 (11.43%) SAP
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) XML

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (11.43%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 3 (8.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SAP BW
1 4 (11.43%) SAP BI
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) DecisionStream
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) General Ledger
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) XML
1 4 (11.43%) XSL
1 4 (11.43%) jQuery
1 4 (11.43%) HTML5
1 4 (11.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Blog
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
3 8 (22.86%) Business Transformation
4 7 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 7 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Business Development
5 5 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
1 4 (11.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) OCP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MBA
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Cognos
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Genesys