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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 509 453 465
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 450 621 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 378 431 397
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -58 397 £57,500 +9.52% 59
London -17 247 £62,500 +8.69% 42
City of London +22 67 £57,500 - 9
South East -57 67 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Berkshire -24 30 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Reading -1 25 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Surrey +3 22 £80,000 +52.38% 1
East of England +36 20 £35,000 -11.39%
Edinburgh +18 20 £44,000 -22.12%
Scotland +8 20 £44,000 -12.00%
West Midlands -15 20 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Hertfordshire +10 16 £35,000 -11.39%
South West -31 16 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Birmingham +4 15 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Hampshire -3 14 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire 0 10 £47,000 +4.44%
Swindon -7 10 £47,000 +4.44%
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £42,500 +18.05%
Milton Keynes +1 8 £42,500 +18.05%
Twickenham - 8 £48,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 7 £33,500 -16.25%
Aldershot 0 7 £57,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 7 £80,000 -
Banbury +2 6 - -
Yorkshire -6 5 £38,000 -15.55% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £42,500 - 1
Guildford +12 4 £87,500 +66.66%
Warwickshire -7 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -7 4 £38,000 -15.55% 1
North West -29 4 £45,000 -18.18% 4

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 326 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
2 298 (34.73%) Finance
3 200 (23.31%) SAP
4 190 (22.14%) Oracle
5 156 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 155 (18.07%) Microsoft
7 154 (17.95%) Degree
8 149 (17.37%) Project Management
9 136 (15.85%) SQL Server
10 134 (15.62%) Retail
11 128 (14.92%) SQL
12 123 (14.34%) ETL
13 122 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
14 113 (13.17%) Analytics
15 110 (12.82%) Business Analysis
16 107 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 105 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 103 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 98 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
20 89 (10.37%) Business Objects
21 88 (10.26%) MS Excel
22 75 (8.74%) Banking
23 73 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
24 70 (8.16%) CRM
25 69 (8.04%) Marketing
26 68 (7.93%) ERP
27 67 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
28 65 (7.58%) Data Modelling
28 65 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
28 65 (7.58%) QlikView

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.01%) SAS
3 22 (2.56%) NetWeaver
4 12 (1.40%) IIS
4 12 (1.40%) CMS
5 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.47%) JBoss
7 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.35%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 88 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.86%) PowerPivot
3 15 (1.75%) MS Office
4 12 (1.40%) SPSS
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 73 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (7.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (6.53%) SAP Business One
4 33 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
5 26 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
7 17 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (1.86%) SAP BPC
9 14 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
11 11 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.93%) SAP APO
13 8 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
14 7 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
14 7 (0.82%) SAP CO
14 7 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.17%) SaaS
3 7 (0.82%) Office 365
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.58%) Internet
2 4 (0.47%) FTP
3 3 (0.35%) SNMP
3 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.35%) LDAP
3 3 (0.35%) WebEx
4 2 (0.23%) VoIP
4 2 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.12%) Intranet
5 1 (0.12%) MPLS
5 1 (0.12%) VPLS
5 1 (0.12%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 136 (15.85%) SQL Server
3 107 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (7.58%) QlikView
6 65 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
7 60 (6.99%) OLAP
8 48 (5.59%) SAP BW
9 42 (4.90%) Relational Database
10 38 (4.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 35 (4.08%) RDBMS
12 34 (3.96%) Big Data
13 33 (3.85%) SAP BI
14 32 (3.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 25 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (2.68%) Data Mining
17 21 (2.45%) HDInsight
18 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 18 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.47%) Lombardi
4 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.23%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 298 (34.73%) Finance
2 134 (15.62%) Retail
3 75 (8.74%) Banking
4 69 (8.04%) Marketing
5 54 (6.29%) Telecoms
6 46 (5.36%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (2.10%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.98%) Back Office
8 17 (1.98%) Legal
9 13 (1.52%) Billing
9 13 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.17%) Front Office
11 8 (0.93%) Local Government
12 6 (0.70%) Law
13 5 (0.58%) French Language
13 5 (0.58%) German Language
14 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.90%) .NET
2 20 (2.33%) MDX
3 17 (1.98%) Web Services
4 16 (1.86%) HTML
5 10 (1.17%) D3.js
6 9 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.82%) J2EE
8 6 (0.70%) XML
9 3 (0.35%) COM
9 3 (0.35%) CGI
9 3 (0.35%) SAML
9 3 (0.35%) Middleware
9 3 (0.35%) HTML5
9 3 (0.35%) Ajax
10 2 (0.23%) JSON
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.23%) Spring
11 1 (0.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 26 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 22 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 21 (2.45%) Neural Network
4 21 (2.45%) User Experience
5 19 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.63%) Social Media
8 10 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 8 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.93%) Life Science
9 8 (0.93%) iPad
10 7 (0.82%) Derivative
10 7 (0.82%) GIS
11 6 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.58%) Data Conversion
12 5 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.86%) Windows
2 3 (0.35%) UNIX
3 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
2 149 (17.37%) Project Management
3 123 (14.34%) ETL
4 113 (13.17%) Analytics
5 110 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 98 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (8.16%) CRM
8 68 (7.93%) ERP
9 67 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (7.58%) Data Modelling
11 63 (7.34%) Business Transformation
12 59 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 57 (6.64%) Kimball Methodology
14 50 (5.83%) E-Commerce
15 49 (5.71%) Change Management
16 48 (5.59%) Workflow
17 42 (4.90%) Data Management
17 42 (4.90%) Business Development
18 41 (4.78%) Waterfall
19 30 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.92%) SQL
2 32 (3.73%) T-SQL
3 28 (3.26%) ABAP
4 26 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.91%) R
6 24 (2.80%) Java
7 20 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.86%) C#
9 12 (1.40%) C
9 12 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.28%) C++
11 6 (0.70%) VB
12 4 (0.47%) PHP
13 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 154 (17.95%) Degree
2 59 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.50%) MBA
4 18 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ACCA
8 4 (0.47%) ISEB
8 4 (0.47%) CCA
8 4 (0.47%) PMP
8 4 (0.47%) CIMA
9 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CISSP
11 1 (0.12%) CISA
11 1 (0.12%) CFA
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.03%) SLA
2 13 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.28%) ISO 14001
4 11 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.17%) QA
6 6 (0.70%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.47%) IAS 39
7 4 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) GAAP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 200 (23.31%) SAP
2 190 (22.14%) Oracle
3 155 (18.07%) Microsoft
4 89 (10.37%) Business Objects
5 57 (6.64%) Tableau
6 41 (4.78%) Cognos
7 25 (2.91%) Teradata
8 22 (2.56%) Informatica
9 21 (2.45%) Hyperion
10 20 (2.33%) IBM
11 16 (1.86%) Hitachi
11 16 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.17%) Sage
14 8 (0.93%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.93%) Guidewire
15 7 (0.82%) Siebel
16 6 (0.70%) Charles River
16 6 (0.70%) ATG
16 6 (0.70%) Ab Initio
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 to £65 000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PA Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £95K
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £50k - £80k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £45,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary & full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: salary and bens to attract best
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits 40% Bonus PHI Pension
Posted: 4 days ago