The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 738 783 731
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -52
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 161 90 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 139 70 111
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK.

Applications Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Consultant over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Applications Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England +36 149 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London +45 76 £47,500 -13.63% 4
South East -5 37 £39,750 -22.43% 2
City of London +23 34 £48,750 +3.72% 1
Berkshire +3 13 £34,000 +36.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £30,000 -42.85%
Yorkshire -37 10 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey -2 9 £70,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -5 9 £27,500 +3.77%
South West -11 9 £32,500 +22.64% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £40,000 -
Reading -1 6 £62,500 +56.25%
Milton Keynes -11 6 £30,000 -42.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 - -
Hounslow - 6 £62,500 -
Epsom - 6 £70,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
North East - 6 - -
Bristol -2 5 £30,000 +13.20% 1
East of England -12 5 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -13 5 £37,500 -4.45% 1
High Wycombe - 5 £62,500 -
East Midlands -19 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Hinckley - 4 £45,000 -
Hungerford - 4 £24,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester -8 3 £35,000 -10.82% 1
Hampshire -19 3 £57,500 -11.53%
West Yorkshire -37 3 £30,000 - 1

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 100 (32.05%) Oracle
2 86 (27.56%) Windows
3 83 (26.60%) SQL
4 65 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 60 (19.23%) Finance
6 58 (18.59%) SQL Server
7 52 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 40 (12.82%) UNIX
8 40 (12.82%) XML
9 36 (11.54%) Web Services
9 36 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 35 (11.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (11.22%) ERP
11 33 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
11 33 (10.58%) Relational Database
12 32 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
13 31 (9.94%) Degree
13 31 (9.94%) Java
14 30 (9.62%) .NET
14 30 (9.62%) IIS
15 28 (8.97%) HTML
15 28 (8.97%) Linux
15 28 (8.97%) Citrix
15 28 (8.97%) Oracle Applications
16 27 (8.65%) Sage
17 26 (8.33%) CRM
17 26 (8.33%) C#
17 26 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
18 25 (8.01%) MS Office
18 25 (8.01%) Internet

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (9.62%) IIS
2 13 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.92%) FileNet
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (1.60%) Apache
6 5 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.96%) CMS
8 3 (0.96%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.96%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.01%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (11.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 33 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (8.97%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
5 13 (4.17%) Exchequer
6 12 (3.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (2.88%) GoldMine
8 8 (2.56%) Sage 200
9 7 (2.24%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (2.24%) SAP Business One
9 7 (2.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.24%) Pegasus Opera
9 7 (2.24%) Lawson
10 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.01%) Internet
2 20 (6.41%) DNS
3 10 (3.21%) VoIP
4 8 (2.56%) Firewall
5 6 (1.92%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.28%) Softphone
6 4 (1.28%) PBX
7 3 (0.96%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.64%) WAN
9 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) LAN
9 1 (0.32%) RTCP
9 1 (0.32%) RTP
9 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.58%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (7.05%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.60%) MySQL
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.64%) DB2
11 2 (0.64%) Informix
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.28%) PVCS
4 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.28%) Toad
4 4 (1.28%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.28%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.28%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.28%) CruiseControl
4 4 (1.28%) JIRA
4 4 (1.28%) Hudson
4 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.64%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.32%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.32%) QADirector
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) MSI
6 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
General
1 60 (19.23%) Finance
2 13 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.56%) Retail
4 7 (2.24%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.92%) Banking
5 6 (1.92%) Law
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.82%) XML
2 36 (11.54%) Web Services
3 30 (9.62%) .NET
4 28 (8.97%) HTML
5 22 (7.05%) SOAP
6 21 (6.73%) Application Packaging
7 20 (6.41%) WSDL
8 15 (4.81%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.49%) CSS
10 8 (2.56%) jQuery
10 8 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.60%) WebCenter
11 5 (1.60%) Java EE
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle ADF
12 4 (1.28%) Spring
12 4 (1.28%) SAML
13 3 (0.96%) XSLT
13 3 (0.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.85%) Oracle Exalogic
4 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.24%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.60%) NHS
8 4 (1.28%) IVR
8 4 (1.28%) Open Source
9 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.56%) Windows
2 40 (12.82%) UNIX
3 28 (8.97%) Linux
4 25 (8.01%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.28%) CentOS
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.22%) ERP
2 26 (8.33%) CRM
3 24 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (7.05%) Project Management
5 19 (6.09%) Workflow
6 16 (5.13%) ITIL
7 12 (3.85%) Service Management
7 12 (3.85%) SOA
8 11 (3.53%) Business Analysis
8 11 (3.53%) Web Development
8 11 (3.53%) Security Testing
9 10 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (2.88%) Performance Management
10 9 (2.88%) ETL
10 9 (2.88%) MVC
11 8 (2.56%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.24%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.24%) ITSM
12 7 (2.24%) Information Security
12 7 (2.24%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.60%) SQL
2 31 (9.94%) Java
3 26 (8.33%) C#
4 22 (7.05%) PHP
5 21 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.53%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.56%) C
8 8 (2.56%) C++
9 7 (2.24%) VB
9 7 (2.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 6 (1.92%) Python
10 6 (1.92%) Perl
11 3 (0.96%) VBA
12 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.94%) Degree
3 19 (6.09%) CCA
3 19 (6.09%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (6.09%) CCEA
3 19 (6.09%) CCAA
4 17 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.21%) ACCA
5 10 (3.21%) CIMA
6 9 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.92%) CISSP
7 6 (1.92%) AAT
8 5 (1.60%) GPEN
8 5 (1.60%) OSCP
8 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.60%) GIAC
9 2 (0.64%) CEH
9 2 (0.64%) CISM
9 2 (0.64%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (7.05%) Hyper-V
3 20 (6.41%) XenApp
4 19 (6.09%) XenDesktop
5 14 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (6.41%) SCCM
2 19 (6.09%) SCVMM
3 12 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.92%) OpenView
4 6 (1.92%) Nagios
4 6 (1.92%) OPNET
4 6 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.64%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 100 (32.05%) Oracle
2 65 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.97%) Citrix
4 27 (8.65%) Sage
5 18 (5.77%) SAP
6 14 (4.49%) Siebel
6 14 (4.49%) IBM
6 14 (4.49%) VMware
6 14 (4.49%) Pegasus
7 10 (3.21%) Cognos
8 8 (2.56%) JBoss
8 8 (2.56%) HP
8 8 (2.56%) Juniper
9 6 (1.92%) BMC
9 6 (1.92%) Compuware
9 6 (1.92%) Cisco
9 6 (1.92%) CA
9 6 (1.92%) NetScout
9 6 (1.92%) Riverbed
9 6 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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