The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 494 514 456
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 466 447 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 383 360 415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Business Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Business 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 Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 +20 408 £52,500 - 63
London +40 247 £57,500 -8.00% 24
City of London +26 54 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East -56 39 £52,000 -0.95% 6
North West +15 26 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Yorkshire +5 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +10 21 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Manchester +17 17 £48,000 +18.51% 6
East of England +10 17 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Scotland +7 16 £75,000 +50.00% 2
South West -26 16 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Edinburgh -4 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +4 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire -1 11 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Leeds +2 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -11 10 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham +14 9 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +10 9 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Glasgow +12 8 £75,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 8 £42,500 +3.03%
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Harrogate -12 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Surrey -14 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Lancashire +10 6 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -24 6 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +21 5 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Worcestershire - 5 - -
Kidderminster - 5 - -
East Midlands +4 4 £36,250 -9.37% 3

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 321 (33.75%) Finance
2 234 (24.61%) Business Intelligence
3 197 (20.72%) Degree
4 168 (17.67%) SAP
5 161 (16.93%) Retail
6 150 (15.77%) Business Analysis
7 141 (14.83%) Oracle
8 129 (13.56%) Project Management
8 129 (13.56%) Analytics
9 126 (13.25%) Microsoft
10 118 (12.41%) SQL
11 114 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
12 111 (11.67%) Banking
13 109 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (11.46%) SQL Server
14 101 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
15 99 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 91 (9.57%) ETL
17 81 (8.52%) Telecoms
18 80 (8.41%) BusinessObjects
18 80 (8.41%) SAP Business One
19 78 (8.20%) E-Commerce
19 78 (8.20%) ERP
20 77 (8.10%) MS Excel
21 71 (7.47%) Change Management
22 61 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 61 (6.41%) Business Transformation
23 59 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
24 56 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 55 (5.78%) Oracle EBS R12

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 40 (4.21%) SAS
2 30 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.16%) IIS
4 10 (1.05%) NetWeaver
5 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.63%) CMS
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.11%) Drupal
9 1 (0.11%) WordPress
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Lync
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 77 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.79%) MS Office
3 14 (1.47%) SPSS
4 13 (1.37%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 80 (8.41%) SAP Business One
2 59 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (5.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.52%) Temenos T24
5 22 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
6 19 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (1.68%) Oracle Payroll
8 15 (1.58%) Oracle iProcurement
9 12 (1.26%) thinkFolio
9 12 (1.26%) SimCorp Dimension
10 10 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.95%) SAP BPC
12 8 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.74%) Exchequer
13 7 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 6 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.68%) SaaS
2 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.21%) DNS
2 2 (0.21%) ATM
2 2 (0.21%) VoIP
2 2 (0.21%) DHCP
3 1 (0.11%) FTP
3 1 (0.11%) PBX
3 1 (0.11%) RFID
3 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (8.41%) BusinessObjects
4 61 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (5.36%) QlikView
8 41 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 38 (4.00%) Big Data
10 37 (3.89%) OLAP
11 33 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 26 (2.73%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.73%) SAP BW
13 22 (2.31%) SAP BI
14 21 (2.21%) Spotfire
15 20 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
16 19 (2.00%) Hadoop
17 16 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 16 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
18 15 (1.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (0.63%) JIRA
4 4 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.11%) ERwin
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
7 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 321 (33.75%) Finance
2 161 (16.93%) Retail
3 111 (11.67%) Banking
4 81 (8.52%) Telecoms
5 53 (5.57%) Marketing
6 44 (4.63%) Manufacturing
7 38 (4.00%) Retail Banking
8 24 (2.52%) Legal
9 19 (2.00%) Billing
9 19 (2.00%) Back Office
10 15 (1.58%) Front Office
10 15 (1.58%) Law
11 13 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.26%) Automotive
13 8 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.74%) Local Government
14 7 (0.74%) German Language
15 6 (0.63%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.10%) .NET
2 17 (1.79%) XML
3 15 (1.58%) J2EE
4 14 (1.47%) HTML
5 10 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.95%) Web Services
6 9 (0.95%) MDX
7 6 (0.63%) D3.js
8 5 (0.53%) COM
9 4 (0.42%) HTML5
9 4 (0.42%) Ajax
10 2 (0.21%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.21%) JSON
10 2 (0.21%) jQuery
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.21%) REST
10 2 (0.21%) CSS
10 2 (0.21%) WCF
10 2 (0.21%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.42%) Derivative
4 20 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.68%) Fixed Income
6 16 (1.68%) NHS
6 16 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 16 (1.68%) iPad
6 16 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 14 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.37%) FMCG
9 12 (1.26%) Data Conversion
10 10 (1.05%) User Experience
10 10 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.95%) Neural Network
12 7 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.31%) Windows
2 3 (0.32%) Linux
2 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.11%) Android
4 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.11%) UNIX
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (24.61%) Business Intelligence
2 150 (15.77%) Business Analysis
3 129 (13.56%) Project Management
3 129 (13.56%) Analytics
4 109 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 91 (9.57%) ETL
7 78 (8.20%) E-Commerce
7 78 (8.20%) ERP
8 71 (7.47%) Change Management
9 61 (6.41%) Business Transformation
10 55 (5.78%) CRM
11 51 (5.36%) Data Analytics
12 50 (5.26%) Business Development
13 49 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 48 (5.05%) Waterfall
15 47 (4.94%) Data Modelling
16 45 (4.73%) Data Analysis
17 43 (4.52%) Data Management
18 41 (4.31%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (12.41%) SQL
2 20 (2.10%) JavaScript
3 18 (1.89%) Java
4 17 (1.79%) C#
5 15 (1.58%) C++
5 15 (1.58%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.47%) R
7 11 (1.16%) C
7 11 (1.16%) ABAP
8 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.63%) VBA
11 5 (0.53%) PHP
12 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.11%) XQuery
14 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 197 (20.72%) Degree
2 50 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.31%) MBA
4 15 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.37%) ACCA
6 12 (1.26%) PhD
7 11 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.95%) PMP
9 9 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.84%) ISEB
11 7 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.63%) CIMA
13 4 (0.42%) HNC
13 4 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.42%) AAT
14 3 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (0.32%) MCITP
14 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.68%) SLA
2 6 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.42%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.42%) IAS 39
3 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.42%) QA
3 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) FATCA
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) Basel III
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Control-M
1 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 168 (17.67%) SAP
2 141 (14.83%) Oracle
3 126 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 50 (5.26%) Tableau
5 38 (4.00%) Cognos
6 37 (3.89%) Informatica
7 23 (2.42%) Hyperion
8 22 (2.31%) IBM
8 22 (2.31%) Teradata
9 20 (2.10%) Sage
10 18 (1.89%) Ab Initio
11 16 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
11 16 (1.68%) Hitachi
12 13 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.37%) SimCorp
13 12 (1.26%) Netezza
13 12 (1.26%) DataFlux
13 12 (1.26%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.26%) Charles River
14 11 (1.16%) Siebel
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
England
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Yorkshire
Project Practice
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Car , Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £65K
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £65K
Posted: 6 days ago