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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 150 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 16 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.99% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.04% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 31 6
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
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 October 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 -23 15 £47,500 -12.03%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
4 10 (29.41%) CRM
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
7 7 (20.59%) Business Transformation
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 5 (14.71%) General Ledger
9 5 (14.71%) Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (14.71%) MBA
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) XSL
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (8.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.82%) DecisionStream
4 3 (8.82%) Cognos Query Studio
4 3 (8.82%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 3 (8.82%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (8.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.71%) General Ledger
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) XML
1 5 (14.71%) XSL
1 5 (14.71%) jQuery
1 5 (14.71%) HTML5
1 5 (14.71%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Blog
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 10 (29.41%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
4 7 (20.59%) Business Transformation
5 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Workflow
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
6 5 (14.71%) Business Development
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Cash Management
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) OCP
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (14.71%) MBA
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 9001
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 4 (11.76%) Informatica
5 3 (8.82%) Cognos
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Genesys