The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 500 463 453
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 444 489 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 364 413 471
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -57 404 £55,000 +4.76% 46
London -11 201 £65,000 +13.04% 25
South East -2 110 £52,500 -19.23% 7
City of London -3 47 £65,000 +30.00% 10
Berkshire +17 42 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Surrey -12 38 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South West -12 25 £50,000 +81.81% 3
Yorkshire -11 24 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Reading +10 19 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Scotland -30 17 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Leeds -20 16 £45,000 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -32 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Egham -13 14 - -
Bath - 13 £55,000 -
Somerset - 13 £55,000 -
Redhill - 12 £52,500 -
Guildford +18 11 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands -1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Epsom - 10 £52,500 -
Reigate - 10 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -31 9 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 8 £37,500 -38.77%
Wiltshire -1 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Swindon -7 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -19 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -30 7 £50,000 +42.85%
North West -41 7 £40,000 -23.80% 4
North Yorkshire -7 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -8 6 £46,250 -2.63%
Milton Keynes -9 6 £40,000 -38.46%

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 426 (39.81%) Finance
2 333 (31.12%) Business Intelligence
3 253 (23.64%) Oracle
4 171 (15.98%) Business Analysis
5 169 (15.79%) SAP
6 166 (15.51%) SQL
7 154 (14.39%) Business Objects
8 142 (13.27%) Microsoft
9 137 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
10 136 (12.71%) SQL Server
11 135 (12.62%) Project Management
12 128 (11.96%) Oracle EBS
13 117 (10.93%) Degree
14 110 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 109 (10.19%) Banking
16 108 (10.09%) Analytics
17 105 (9.81%) Oracle EBS R12
18 104 (9.72%) Marketing
19 102 (9.53%) Business Development
20 97 (9.07%) ETL
21 93 (8.69%) MS Excel
22 91 (8.50%) ERP
22 91 (8.50%) Retail
23 87 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 86 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
25 85 (7.94%) CRM
26 84 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 80 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 80 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
28 73 (6.82%) Business Transformation

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (3.18%) SAS
2 32 (2.99%) NetWeaver
3 31 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.28%) IIS
7 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.093%) Lync
9 1 (0.093%) Apache
9 1 (0.093%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.78%) SPSS
3 17 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.03%) MS Office
5 9 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.47%) Vensim
7 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.093%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.093%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 128 (11.96%) Oracle EBS
2 105 (9.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 52 (4.86%) Oracle 11i
4 38 (3.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 36 (3.36%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (3.18%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
8 30 (2.80%) SAP ERP
9 28 (2.62%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (2.62%) Oracle Assets
10 25 (2.34%) SAP Business One
11 22 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 21 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
13 16 (1.50%) Oracle iProcurement
14 15 (1.40%) Oracle FAH
15 8 (0.75%) SAP BPC
16 6 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
16 6 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
16 6 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.093%) PaaS
3 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.31%) Network Security
1 14 (1.31%) IPv6
2 13 (1.21%) LAN
3 12 (1.12%) Broadband
4 6 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.093%) xDSL
5 1 (0.093%) HSPA
5 1 (0.093%) LTE
5 1 (0.093%) LDAP
5 1 (0.093%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.093%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.093%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
2 136 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 87 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
5 84 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 80 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (6.54%) QlikView
8 42 (3.93%) SAP BI
9 36 (3.36%) Data Mining
10 32 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
11 29 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
12 26 (2.43%) OLAP
13 24 (2.24%) Big Data
14 23 (2.15%) Spotfire
15 22 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (1.87%) Oracle Database
17 17 (1.59%) Essbase
18 16 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.37%) PVCS
4 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.19%) Subversion
5 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.19%) ERwin
6 1 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.093%) ProC
6 1 (0.093%) Toad
General
1 426 (39.81%) Finance
2 109 (10.19%) Banking
3 104 (9.72%) Marketing
4 91 (8.50%) Retail
5 65 (6.07%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 40 (3.74%) Billing
8 39 (3.64%) Legal
9 34 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (2.43%) General Ledger
11 20 (1.87%) Back Office
12 18 (1.68%) Front Office
13 17 (1.59%) Local Government
14 14 (1.31%) Law
15 12 (1.12%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.84%) Advertising
18 8 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
20 6 (0.56%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.74%) .NET
2 24 (2.24%) XML
3 22 (2.06%) HTML
4 17 (1.59%) MDX
5 14 (1.31%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.12%) CSS
7 11 (1.03%) Web Services
7 11 (1.03%) jQuery
8 10 (0.93%) Ajax
8 10 (0.93%) HTML5
9 9 (0.84%) Middleware
10 5 (0.47%) CSS3
10 5 (0.47%) XSL
10 5 (0.47%) COM
10 5 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.47%) LINQ
11 4 (0.37%) SAP XI
11 4 (0.37%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.34%) Blog
2 23 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (1.78%) Management Information System
3 19 (1.78%) Data Integration
4 17 (1.59%) Social Media
4 17 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 17 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.50%) Data Conversion
6 15 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 10 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.75%) Derivative
9 8 (0.75%) Statistics
10 7 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.56%) Economics
11 6 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.40%) Windows
2 14 (1.31%) UNIX
3 6 (0.56%) Linux
4 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (31.12%) Business Intelligence
2 171 (15.98%) Business Analysis
3 135 (12.62%) Project Management
4 110 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 108 (10.09%) Analytics
6 102 (9.53%) Business Development
7 97 (9.07%) ETL
8 91 (8.50%) ERP
9 85 (7.94%) CRM
10 80 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 73 (6.82%) Business Transformation
12 62 (5.79%) Data Modelling
13 54 (5.05%) Change Management
14 50 (4.67%) ITIL
15 44 (4.11%) Project Planning
16 40 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (3.74%) Data Management
17 39 (3.64%) Performance Management
18 33 (3.08%) Risk Management
19 32 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 166 (15.51%) SQL
2 43 (4.02%) C#
3 42 (3.93%) Java
4 38 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 32 (2.99%) VB
6 30 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 23 (2.15%) JavaScript
8 22 (2.06%) C
9 19 (1.78%) PHP
10 14 (1.31%) VBA
11 8 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.28%) R
13 2 (0.19%) ABAP
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
13 2 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 117 (10.93%) Degree
2 27 (2.52%) MBA
3 24 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.78%) ACCA
5 11 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.65%) CIMA
7 5 (0.47%) PhD
7 5 (0.47%) OCP
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.47%) SAS Certification
7 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (0.37%) ISEB
9 3 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.28%) PMP
9 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.28%) CISSP
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.99%) QA
2 16 (1.50%) COBIT
3 12 (1.12%) SLA
4 11 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.47%) IAS 39
7 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.093%) EFQM
9 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.093%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.093%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 253 (23.64%) Oracle
2 169 (15.79%) SAP
3 154 (14.39%) Business Objects
4 142 (13.27%) Microsoft
5 55 (5.14%) Cognos
5 55 (5.14%) Tableau
6 35 (3.27%) Informatica
7 25 (2.34%) Teradata
8 23 (2.15%) IBM
9 22 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (1.68%) Siebel
11 17 (1.59%) Guidewire
11 17 (1.59%) Sage
11 17 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 15 (1.40%) Huawei
13 14 (1.31%) CA
14 13 (1.21%) SunGard
14 13 (1.21%) Netezza
15 11 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allow +bonus +ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Counterpoint Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago