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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 214 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 24 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 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
Bristol +1 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire -14 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Gloucestershire -9 5 £50,000 - 5
Dorset - 4 £55,000 -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) ITIL
3 14 (27.45%) Service Management
3 14 (27.45%) ITSM
4 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
4 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Management
5 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Degree
5 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.65%) SAP
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle
7 8 (15.69%) Investment Management
7 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 6 (11.76%) ERP
8 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (9.80%) QlikView
9 5 (9.80%) Tableau
10 4 (7.84%) Retail
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (7.84%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
10 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.88%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (5.88%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (5.88%) SAP Business One
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LDAP
1 3 (5.88%) SNMP
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) QlikView
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.88%) Xcelsius
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
1 14 (27.45%) Service Management
1 14 (27.45%) ITSM
2 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Management
3 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
3 10 (19.61%) Project Management
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Investment Management
6 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 6 (11.76%) ERP
6 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.88%) ETL
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CISA
3 2 (3.92%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
1 9 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Tableau
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 3 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (5.88%) Altiris
4 3 (5.88%) DevExpress
4 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
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