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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 513 445 493
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 451 521 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 363 423 406
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £65,000
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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 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 -45 412 £52,500 -4.54% 57
London -7 209 £62,500 +4.16% 27
South East -25 108 £52,500 -4.54% 11
City of London +21 60 £57,500 - 8
Berkshire +20 48 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Surrey -24 31 £52,500 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire -25 24 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Reading +14 23 £60,000 +26.31% 1
South West -21 22 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland -39 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire -10 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds -17 14 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh -25 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West -49 14 £47,500 -13.63% 6
North Yorkshire -3 9 £47,500 - 2
Cheshire -14 9 £47,500 +15.15% 2
East of England -38 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Guildford +11 8 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Swindon -3 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Harrogate -10 8 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire -12 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Egham -20 8 £30,000 -62.50% 1
Bath - 8 £55,000 -
Somerset - 8 £55,000 -
East Midlands -8 7 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Redhill - 7 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 6 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -8 6 £46,250 -5.61% 1
West Midlands -8 6 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £37,500 -34.78%

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 414 (40.08%) Finance
2 301 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
3 233 (22.56%) Oracle
4 176 (17.04%) SAP
5 160 (15.49%) Business Analysis
6 158 (15.30%) SQL
7 138 (13.36%) Business Objects
8 127 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
8 127 (12.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 126 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 123 (11.91%) Degree
11 121 (11.71%) Project Management
12 119 (11.52%) Oracle EBS
13 118 (11.42%) SQL Server
14 106 (10.26%) Marketing
15 103 (9.97%) Banking
16 97 (9.39%) Oracle EBS R12
17 96 (9.29%) Analytics
18 92 (8.91%) ETL
19 91 (8.81%) ERP
20 90 (8.71%) Business Development
21 83 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
21 83 (8.03%) MS Excel
22 82 (7.94%) CRM
23 78 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
24 77 (7.45%) Telecoms
25 76 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 75 (7.26%) Retail
27 71 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 66 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (2.71%) NetWeaver
2 26 (2.52%) SAS
3 19 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.29%) CMS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.097%) Kentico
9 1 (0.097%) Lync
9 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.097%) Apache
Applications
1 83 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.36%) SPSS
4 13 (1.26%) MS Office
5 6 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Vensim
8 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 119 (11.52%) Oracle EBS
2 97 (9.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (3.97%) Oracle Applications
4 40 (3.87%) Oracle 11i
5 38 (3.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 38 (3.68%) Oracle Payables
6 33 (3.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 31 (3.00%) SAP Business One
8 28 (2.71%) Oracle Cash Management
8 28 (2.71%) Oracle Assets
9 26 (2.52%) SAP ERP
10 21 (2.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 19 (1.84%) Oracle Financials
12 18 (1.74%) Oracle iProcurement
13 14 (1.36%) Oracle FAH
13 14 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (1.16%) SAP BPC
15 11 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
16 7 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.097%) PaaS
3 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.65%) IPv6
1 17 (1.65%) Network Security
2 16 (1.55%) Broadband
2 16 (1.55%) LAN
3 6 (0.58%) HTTP
4 4 (0.39%) Internet
5 2 (0.19%) 3G
5 2 (0.19%) 2G
5 2 (0.19%) LTE
5 2 (0.19%) 4G
5 2 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.097%) LDAP
6 1 (0.097%) xDSL
6 1 (0.097%) HSPA
6 1 (0.097%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.097%) NGN
6 1 (0.097%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.097%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
2 118 (11.42%) SQL Server
3 78 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
4 76 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (6.00%) QlikView
8 36 (3.48%) SAP BI
9 32 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (2.61%) Data Mining
11 26 (2.52%) SAP Data Services
12 21 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (1.74%) Spotfire
14 17 (1.65%) OLAP
14 17 (1.65%) Big Data
15 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.19%) ERwin
4 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.19%) PVCS
4 2 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.097%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.097%) ProC
5 1 (0.097%) Toad
5 1 (0.097%) PowerBuilder
General
1 414 (40.08%) Finance
2 106 (10.26%) Marketing
3 103 (9.97%) Banking
4 77 (7.45%) Telecoms
5 75 (7.26%) Retail
6 42 (4.07%) Billing
6 42 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 42 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 40 (3.87%) Legal
8 26 (2.52%) General Ledger
9 17 (1.65%) Local Government
9 17 (1.65%) Back Office
10 16 (1.55%) Front Office
11 13 (1.26%) Law
12 10 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.77%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Games
15 6 (0.58%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.58%) .NET
2 21 (2.03%) HTML
3 19 (1.84%) XML
4 13 (1.26%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.26%) MDX
5 11 (1.06%) Web Services
5 11 (1.06%) jQuery
5 11 (1.06%) CSS
6 10 (0.97%) HTML5
6 10 (0.97%) Ajax
7 7 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.68%) Middleware
8 6 (0.58%) COM
9 5 (0.48%) XSL
9 5 (0.48%) LINQ
9 5 (0.48%) CSS3
9 5 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (0.39%) Struts
11 3 (0.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.23%) Computer Science
2 21 (2.03%) Blog
3 20 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 17 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 15 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.16%) Social Media
7 12 (1.16%) Data Conversion
8 10 (0.97%) Derivative
9 8 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.68%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.58%) Statistics
11 6 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.48%) Equities
13 4 (0.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.55%) UNIX
2 15 (1.45%) Windows
3 11 (1.06%) Linux
4 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (15.49%) Business Analysis
3 127 (12.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 121 (11.71%) Project Management
5 96 (9.29%) Analytics
6 92 (8.91%) ETL
7 91 (8.81%) ERP
8 90 (8.71%) Business Development
9 83 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (7.94%) CRM
11 64 (6.20%) Business Transformation
12 58 (5.61%) Data Modelling
13 51 (4.94%) Change Management
14 47 (4.55%) ITIL
15 40 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (3.48%) Project Planning
17 35 (3.39%) Performance Management
18 33 (3.19%) Data Management
18 33 (3.19%) Risk Management
19 31 (3.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 158 (15.30%) SQL
2 43 (4.16%) Java
3 36 (3.48%) PL/SQL
4 34 (3.29%) C#
5 28 (2.71%) T-SQL
5 28 (2.71%) VB
6 25 (2.42%) C
7 20 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.74%) PHP
9 12 (1.16%) VBA
10 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.29%) R
12 2 (0.19%) ABAP
12 2 (0.19%) C++
12 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (11.91%) Degree
2 30 (2.90%) MBA
3 18 (1.74%) ACCA
4 16 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.68%) CIMA
6 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.48%) PhD
6 5 (0.48%) ISEB
6 5 (0.48%) OCP
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.29%) CISSP
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CISA
9 2 (0.19%) CISM
10 1 (0.097%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.68%) QA
2 16 (1.55%) COBIT
3 12 (1.16%) SLA
4 11 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.48%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.097%) EFQM
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 233 (22.56%) Oracle
2 176 (17.04%) SAP
3 138 (13.36%) Business Objects
4 126 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 49 (4.74%) Cognos
6 45 (4.36%) Tableau
7 34 (3.29%) Informatica
8 29 (2.81%) IBM
9 24 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
10 21 (2.03%) Teradata
11 20 (1.94%) Sage
12 19 (1.84%) Huawei
12 19 (1.84%) Hyperion
13 16 (1.55%) Siebel
14 15 (1.45%) Guidewire
15 13 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.26%) CA
16 11 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (1.06%) Netezza
17 10 (0.97%) SunGard
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hitachi Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Life Assurance and Medical
Posted: 2 days ago