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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 523 454 476
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 413 571 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 342 395 373
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -64 364 £57,500 +9.52% 94
London -35 215 £60,000 +4.34% 46
South East -43 67 £57,500 +9.52% 17
City of London +2 59 £57,500 - 13
Surrey -1 28 £80,000 +52.38% 2
West Midlands -23 25 £55,000 -26.66%
Berkshire -36 23 £80,000 +88.23% 6
Reading -2 21 £80,000 +100.00% 3
Scotland +23 20 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Edinburgh +16 20 £44,000 -22.12% 1
Birmingham -4 18 £55,000 -26.66%
East of England +16 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West -35 16 £47,000 +4.44% 7
Hampshire -12 14 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +4 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Milton Keynes +11 10 £40,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £40,000 +11.11%
Leatherhead - 9 £80,000 -
Wiltshire -11 8 £47,000 +4.44%
Swindon -14 8 £47,000 +4.44%
Oxfordshire +14 7 £33,500 -16.25%
Guildford +8 7 £87,500 +66.66%
Banbury -1 6 - -
Aldershot -2 6 - -
Yorkshire -12 6 £38,000 -15.55% 4
North West -23 6 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East Midlands +18 5 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Manchester -18 5 £45,000 -6.73% 3
Twickenham - 5 £48,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 -

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 318 (37.95%) Business Intelligence
2 293 (34.96%) Finance
3 198 (23.63%) SAP
4 189 (22.55%) Oracle
5 157 (18.74%) Microsoft
6 156 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
7 149 (17.78%) Project Management
8 148 (17.66%) Degree
9 139 (16.59%) SQL Server
10 129 (15.39%) SQL
10 129 (15.39%) Retail
11 127 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
12 122 (14.56%) ETL
13 114 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 110 (13.13%) Analytics
15 108 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 106 (12.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 105 (12.53%) Business Analysis
18 92 (10.98%) MS Excel
19 89 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
20 87 (10.38%) Business Objects
21 72 (8.59%) Banking
21 72 (8.59%) Marketing
22 70 (8.35%) ERP
23 69 (8.23%) CRM
24 68 (8.11%) Business Transformation
25 67 (8.00%) Data Modelling
26 63 (7.52%) BusinessObjects
26 63 (7.52%) QlikView
27 62 (7.40%) Oracle EBS

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 44 (5.25%) SAS
3 19 (2.27%) NetWeaver
4 12 (1.43%) CMS
5 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (1.19%) IIS
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.48%) JBoss
8 3 (0.36%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.24%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.24%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.79%) MS Office
3 14 (1.67%) PowerPivot
4 13 (1.55%) SPSS
5 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) FastStats
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 62 (7.40%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (6.32%) SAP Business One
3 52 (6.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (3.82%) Oracle ERP
5 28 (3.34%) Oracle iProcurement
6 17 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (1.91%) SAP BPC
8 12 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
9 10 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (1.07%) Oracle Payroll
11 8 (0.95%) SAP APO
11 8 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.84%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.84%) SAP CO
12 7 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.84%) SaaS
2 7 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.36%) LDAP
1 3 (0.36%) FTP
1 3 (0.36%) SNMP
1 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.24%) VoIP
2 2 (0.24%) SMTP
3 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.12%) WAN
3 1 (0.12%) Broadband
3 1 (0.12%) IPv6
3 1 (0.12%) SAN
3 1 (0.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.12%) MPLS
3 1 (0.12%) VPLS
3 1 (0.12%) NGN
3 1 (0.12%) Network Security
3 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.12%) xDSL
3 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
2 139 (16.59%) SQL Server
3 114 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 106 (12.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (7.52%) QlikView
6 63 (7.52%) BusinessObjects
7 61 (7.28%) OLAP
8 45 (5.37%) SAP BW
9 38 (4.53%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
11 36 (4.30%) Big Data
12 31 (3.70%) RDBMS
13 30 (3.58%) SAP BI
14 29 (3.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 26 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (2.98%) Data Mining
17 16 (1.91%) Microsoft Power View
18 14 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.48%) Lombardi
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 293 (34.96%) Finance
2 129 (15.39%) Retail
3 72 (8.59%) Marketing
3 72 (8.59%) Banking
4 58 (6.92%) Telecoms
5 50 (5.97%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (2.39%) Legal
8 16 (1.91%) Back Office
8 16 (1.91%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.19%) Billing
9 10 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.95%) Front Office
11 7 (0.84%) Local Government
11 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.48%) Advertising
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.89%) .NET
2 21 (2.51%) MDX
3 15 (1.79%) Web Services
4 10 (1.19%) D3.js
5 9 (1.07%) HTML
6 7 (0.84%) J2EE
6 7 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.84%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.36%) CGI
7 3 (0.36%) SAML
7 3 (0.36%) Middleware
7 3 (0.36%) COM
7 3 (0.36%) XML
8 2 (0.24%) Spring
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.12%) WF
9 1 (0.12%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.12%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 127 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.22%) Visualisation
3 26 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 21 (2.51%) Neural Network
6 19 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.03%) User Experience
8 14 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.43%) Social Media
10 10 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.95%) NHS
11 8 (0.95%) Life Science
12 7 (0.84%) GIS
12 7 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.84%) Blog
13 6 (0.72%) Derivative
13 6 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.60%) Equities
14 5 (0.60%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.79%) Windows
2 3 (0.36%) UNIX
3 2 (0.24%) Linux
3 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (37.95%) Business Intelligence
2 149 (17.78%) Project Management
3 122 (14.56%) ETL
4 110 (13.13%) Analytics
5 105 (12.53%) Business Analysis
6 89 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (8.35%) ERP
8 69 (8.23%) CRM
9 68 (8.11%) Business Transformation
10 67 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 61 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 57 (6.80%) Kimball Methodology
14 53 (6.32%) Change Management
15 45 (5.37%) Workflow
16 44 (5.25%) Data Management
17 38 (4.53%) E-Commerce
18 35 (4.18%) Business Development
19 34 (4.06%) Waterfall
20 28 (3.34%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (15.39%) SQL
2 34 (4.06%) T-SQL
3 28 (3.34%) Java
4 25 (2.98%) ABAP
5 24 (2.86%) R
6 19 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.91%) C
9 15 (1.79%) C#
10 13 (1.55%) C++
11 10 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.07%) VB
13 6 (0.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.12%) VBA
14 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
14 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 148 (17.66%) Degree
2 52 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.58%) MBA
4 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.48%) CISA
8 4 (0.48%) ISEB
8 4 (0.48%) CCA
8 4 (0.48%) CISSP
8 4 (0.48%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CISM
9 3 (0.36%) CIMA
9 3 (0.36%) ACCA
10 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.24%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.24%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.51%) SLA
2 15 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.55%) QA
4 12 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.19%) ISO 14001
5 10 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.72%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.48%) COBIT
8 2 (0.24%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.24%) GAAP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Xen
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.12%) Control-M
2 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 198 (23.63%) SAP
2 189 (22.55%) Oracle
3 157 (18.74%) Microsoft
4 87 (10.38%) Business Objects
5 57 (6.80%) Tableau
6 44 (5.25%) Cognos
7 24 (2.86%) Teradata
8 22 (2.63%) IBM
9 21 (2.51%) Informatica
10 20 (2.39%) Hyperion
11 18 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
12 15 (1.79%) Hitachi
13 12 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.19%) Siebel
15 9 (1.07%) Sage
15 9 (1.07%) Guidewire
16 8 (0.95%) Ab Initio
17 6 (0.72%) Bloomberg
17 6 (0.72%) hybris
17 6 (0.72%) ATG
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £50000 - £57500 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £5k car allow, bonus etc
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £50k - £80k + Bonus and Benefits
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Dartford, Kent
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£90,000
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
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