The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 210 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 28 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 23
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
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 South West

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Business Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Business Consultant
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucestershire +2 9 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Bristol +8 8 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Dorset -16 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire -19 3 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 21 (40.38%) SAP
3 21 (40.38%) Project Management
4 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
6 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (21.15%) CRM
7 11 (21.15%) SAP Business One
8 10 (19.23%) Retail
8 10 (19.23%) Business Transformation
8 10 (19.23%) ERP
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle
8 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (19.23%) Service Management
8 10 (19.23%) ITSM
9 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
11 6 (11.54%) .NET
11 6 (11.54%) Web Services
11 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
12 5 (9.62%) Coaching
12 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) SAP Business One
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SNMP
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Retail
3 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) SAML
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Project Management
2 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.15%) CRM
4 10 (19.23%) Business Transformation
4 10 (19.23%) ERP
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) ITSM
5 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 2 (3.85%) CISA
4 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) SAP
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) DevExpress
4 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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