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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 501 470 466
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 437 492 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 359 402 434
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -36 414 £55,000 +4.76% 35
London +3 241 £60,000 - 17
City of London +27 62 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East -30 61 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South West +6 37 £50,000 - 2
Surrey 0 27 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Scotland +6 18 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -3 17 £70,000 +62.79% 1
Edinburgh -3 16 £47,000 -14.54%
Guildford -5 16 £55,000 +15.78%
Yorkshire -15 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -32 16 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England -40 14 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Bristol +8 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -2 13 £50,500 - 2
West Midlands -13 12 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Cheshire +2 10 £45,000 +63.63%
Hertfordshire -23 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birmingham -10 9 £45,000 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire 0 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Dorset -9 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Poole - 8 £55,000 -
Warrington - 8 £45,000 -
Reading 0 7 £80,000 +88.23%
South Yorkshire -13 7 £45,000 -
Sheffield -16 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire -15 6 £50,000 +2.56%
Cheltenham -1 5 - - 1
Leeds -7 5 £43,750 -8.85% 1
Manchester -32 5 £43,750 -20.45% 2

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 343 (38.32%) Finance
2 284 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
3 227 (25.36%) Oracle
4 202 (22.57%) SAP
5 177 (19.78%) Degree
6 168 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (18.32%) Project Management
8 153 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (14.75%) Microsoft
10 130 (14.53%) SQL
11 127 (14.19%) SQL Server
12 116 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 110 (12.29%) Retail
14 108 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 108 (12.07%) Business Analysis
15 104 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (11.40%) Business Transformation
17 101 (11.28%) ERP
17 101 (11.28%) ETL
18 100 (11.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 97 (10.84%) Marketing
20 91 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
21 90 (10.06%) Telecoms
21 90 (10.06%) Analytics
22 86 (9.61%) MS Excel
23 77 (8.60%) Manufacturing
23 77 (8.60%) Business Development
24 74 (8.27%) CRM
25 69 (7.71%) Business Objects
26 68 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.79%) SAS
3 11 (1.23%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.01%) NetWeaver
5 7 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.56%) IIS
6 5 (0.56%) CMS
7 4 (0.45%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.34%) LiveCycle
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Moodle
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.22%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) Kentico
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 86 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.23%) MS Office
3 8 (0.89%) SPSS
4 6 (0.67%) PowerPivot
4 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 65 (7.26%) Oracle ERP
2 59 (6.59%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (6.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (4.69%) SAP Business One
5 27 (3.02%) Oracle iProcurement
6 19 (2.12%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (1.56%) SAP CO
9 14 (1.56%) SAP FI
9 14 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
10 13 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
11 12 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (1.01%) SAP BPC
12 9 (1.01%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.89%) SAP APO
13 8 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.89%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.23%) SaaS
3 6 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.68%) Broadband
2 13 (1.45%) IPv6
2 13 (1.45%) Network Security
3 12 (1.34%) LAN
4 10 (1.12%) Internet
5 4 (0.45%) LDAP
5 4 (0.45%) HTTP
5 4 (0.45%) SNMP
5 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.34%) NGN
7 2 (0.22%) 4G
7 2 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.22%) SMTP
7 2 (0.22%) FTP
7 2 (0.22%) 3G
7 2 (0.22%) 2G
8 1 (0.11%) VPLS
8 1 (0.11%) MPLS
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (17.09%) Data Warehouse
2 127 (14.19%) SQL Server
3 116 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (11.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (6.59%) QlikView
7 46 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
8 39 (4.36%) OLAP
9 34 (3.80%) Big Data
10 27 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
11 25 (2.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 21 (2.35%) Data Mining
13 20 (2.23%) Microsoft Power View
14 18 (2.01%) SAP BW
14 18 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (1.90%) Relational Database
16 14 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.34%) Lombardi
4 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 343 (38.32%) Finance
2 110 (12.29%) Retail
3 97 (10.84%) Marketing
4 90 (10.06%) Telecoms
5 77 (8.60%) Manufacturing
6 60 (6.70%) Banking
7 28 (3.13%) Legal
8 21 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (2.23%) Billing
10 16 (1.79%) General Ledger
11 15 (1.68%) Back Office
12 12 (1.34%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.12%) Front Office
14 9 (1.01%) French Language
14 9 (1.01%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.78%) Local Government
16 6 (0.67%) Advertising
17 5 (0.56%) Games
17 5 (0.56%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.91%) .NET
2 15 (1.68%) MDX
3 14 (1.56%) HTML
4 11 (1.23%) Web Services
5 10 (1.12%) D3.js
6 7 (0.78%) Java EE
6 7 (0.78%) XML
6 7 (0.78%) CSS
7 6 (0.67%) Struts
7 6 (0.67%) COM
8 5 (0.56%) Ajax
8 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.56%) jQuery
8 5 (0.56%) HTML5
9 4 (0.45%) CSS3
9 4 (0.45%) J2EE
9 4 (0.45%) XSL
9 4 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.45%) Spring
9 4 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.24%) User Experience
3 27 (3.02%) Data Integration
4 25 (2.79%) Visualisation
5 19 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.79%) Social Media
8 15 (1.68%) Neural Network
9 12 (1.34%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.12%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.12%) Derivative
11 10 (1.12%) Blog
12 9 (1.01%) NHS
13 8 (0.89%) Data Conversion
14 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.67%) E-Learning
15 6 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.34%) Windows
1 12 (1.34%) Linux
2 7 (0.78%) UNIX
3 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (31.73%) Business Intelligence
2 164 (18.32%) Project Management
3 108 (12.07%) Business Analysis
4 104 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (11.40%) Business Transformation
6 101 (11.28%) ETL
6 101 (11.28%) ERP
7 91 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 90 (10.06%) Analytics
9 77 (8.60%) Business Development
10 74 (8.27%) CRM
11 68 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (7.04%) Data Modelling
13 55 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
14 46 (5.14%) Change Management
15 34 (3.80%) Data Analysis
15 34 (3.80%) Waterfall
16 28 (3.13%) Performance Management
16 28 (3.13%) Data Management
16 28 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 130 (14.53%) SQL
2 41 (4.58%) T-SQL
3 34 (3.80%) Java
4 26 (2.91%) C
5 18 (2.01%) PL/SQL
5 18 (2.01%) R
6 16 (1.79%) C#
6 16 (1.79%) VB
7 15 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.12%) PHP
9 8 (0.89%) C++
9 8 (0.89%) ABAP
10 5 (0.56%) VBA
11 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.11%) Python
12 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (19.78%) Degree
2 48 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.13%) MBA
4 18 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.78%) PMP
8 7 (0.78%) ISEB
9 5 (0.56%) CISSP
9 5 (0.56%) CISM
10 4 (0.45%) CISA
10 4 (0.45%) OCP
10 4 (0.45%) APMP
11 3 (0.34%) CCA
11 3 (0.34%) ACCA
12 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
13 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.25%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.23%) SLA
4 8 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.45%) COBIT
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 227 (25.36%) Oracle
2 202 (22.57%) SAP
3 132 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 69 (7.71%) Business Objects
5 43 (4.80%) Tableau
6 37 (4.13%) Cognos
7 32 (3.58%) IBM
8 22 (2.46%) Teradata
9 19 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (2.01%) Hyperion
10 18 (2.01%) Informatica
11 14 (1.56%) Huawei
11 14 (1.56%) Netezza
12 13 (1.45%) Guidewire
12 13 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.34%) Sage
13 12 (1.34%) Siebel
14 10 (1.12%) Hitachi
15 9 (1.01%) Ab Initio
16 8 (0.89%) ATG
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: £55,000 per annum + £5,700 car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Circa £50K
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus (Uncapped)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + package and benefits (Depending on
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and bonus schemes.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago