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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 480 518 480
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 501 444 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 416 364 413
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +46 437 £55,000 - 58
London +72 275 £57,500 -11.53% 27
City of London +63 75 £57,500 -11.53% 11
South East -43 48 £52,500 - 9
West Midlands -4 22 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West -16 22 £50,000 - 2
North West +13 21 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +8 18 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester +19 14 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Edinburgh +6 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire +5 14 £53,750 -
Yorkshire -15 14 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -21 13 £52,500 -4.54% 2
East of England +9 12 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Reading -8 11 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Surrey -24 10 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Milton Keynes -5 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham -6 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Glasgow +13 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Worcestershire +2 7 - -
Hertfordshire 0 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Kidderminster - 7 - -
North Yorkshire +7 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Lancashire +2 6 £40,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -9 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds -3 5 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -8 5 £47,000 +4.44%
Oxfordshire - 5 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire +9 4 £75,000 +62.16% 2

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 316 (32.51%) Finance
2 272 (27.98%) Business Intelligence
3 184 (18.93%) Degree
4 174 (17.90%) Retail
5 166 (17.08%) SAP
6 160 (16.46%) Business Analysis
7 152 (15.64%) Oracle
8 142 (14.61%) Analytics
9 124 (12.76%) Microsoft
10 123 (12.65%) Project Management
11 120 (12.35%) Banking
12 115 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
13 113 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 113 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
14 112 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
15 111 (11.42%) SQL
16 107 (11.01%) ETL
17 93 (9.57%) BusinessObjects
18 86 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 83 (8.54%) Telecoms
20 70 (7.20%) MS Excel
21 69 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
21 69 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (7.00%) E-Commerce
23 65 (6.69%) Marketing
24 64 (6.58%) SAP Business One
24 64 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
24 64 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 64 (6.58%) CRM
25 63 (6.48%) ERP

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (5.35%) SAS
2 32 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.44%) IIS
3 14 (1.44%) NetWeaver
4 9 (0.93%) CMS
4 9 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.10%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) WordPress
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Apache
8 1 (0.10%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 70 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.06%) SPSS
3 13 (1.34%) PowerPivot
4 9 (0.93%) MS Office
5 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 69 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (6.58%) SAP Business One
3 60 (6.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (2.57%) Temenos T24
5 24 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
6 22 (2.26%) Oracle 11i
7 21 (2.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 17 (1.75%) Oracle Payroll
9 14 (1.44%) SAP BPC
10 12 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (1.13%) SimCorp Dimension
11 11 (1.13%) thinkFolio
12 9 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (0.72%) Exchequer
15 6 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
16 5 (0.51%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.65%) SaaS
2 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.41%) Internet
2 2 (0.21%) ATM
2 2 (0.21%) VoIP
2 2 (0.21%) DHCP
2 2 (0.21%) FTP
2 2 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.10%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 112 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
3 93 (9.57%) BusinessObjects
4 69 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (6.28%) QlikView
8 44 (4.53%) OLAP
9 41 (4.22%) SAP BW
9 41 (4.22%) Relational Database
10 35 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 34 (3.50%) Big Data
12 30 (3.09%) RDBMS
13 27 (2.78%) SAP BI
14 22 (2.26%) Spotfire
15 21 (2.16%) Hadoop
16 18 (1.85%) Pentaho
16 18 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 18 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
16 18 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (0.62%) JIRA
4 4 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.31%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.31%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.10%) ERwin
6 1 (0.10%) Toad
6 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.10%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 316 (32.51%) Finance
2 174 (17.90%) Retail
3 120 (12.35%) Banking
4 83 (8.54%) Telecoms
5 65 (6.69%) Marketing
6 43 (4.42%) Retail Banking
7 42 (4.32%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.37%) Legal
9 20 (2.06%) Billing
10 17 (1.75%) Back Office
11 16 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.54%) Law
13 14 (1.44%) Front Office
14 11 (1.13%) Automotive
14 11 (1.13%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.93%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.82%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.82%) German Language
17 7 (0.72%) French Language
18 6 (0.62%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.81%) .NET
2 16 (1.65%) Web Services
2 16 (1.65%) HTML
3 15 (1.54%) J2EE
4 14 (1.44%) XML
5 13 (1.34%) MDX
6 12 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.13%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.62%) D3.js
9 4 (0.41%) HTML5
9 4 (0.41%) COM
10 3 (0.31%) Ajax
11 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.21%) Spring
11 2 (0.21%) WCF
11 2 (0.21%) CSS
11 2 (0.21%) J2SE
11 2 (0.21%) REST
11 2 (0.21%) JSON
11 2 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 19 (1.95%) Derivative
4 18 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (1.65%) iPad
6 15 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 15 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.44%) NHS
8 12 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.23%) FMCG
9 11 (1.13%) Neural Network
10 10 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.93%) User Experience
12 8 (0.82%) Social Media
13 7 (0.72%) Economics
13 7 (0.72%) Statistics
13 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.26%) Windows
2 4 (0.41%) Linux
3 3 (0.31%) UNIX
4 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (27.98%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (16.46%) Business Analysis
3 142 (14.61%) Analytics
4 123 (12.65%) Project Management
5 115 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (11.01%) ETL
7 86 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 64 (6.58%) CRM
9 64 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 63 (6.48%) ERP
10 63 (6.48%) Change Management
11 53 (5.45%) Data Analytics
12 52 (5.35%) Data Management
13 51 (5.25%) Business Transformation
14 50 (5.14%) Waterfall
15 48 (4.94%) Business Development
16 47 (4.84%) Data Modelling
17 46 (4.73%) Workflow
18 44 (4.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (11.42%) SQL
2 29 (2.98%) JavaScript
3 27 (2.78%) Java
4 18 (1.85%) C#
4 18 (1.85%) R
5 17 (1.75%) C++
6 16 (1.65%) ABAP
7 14 (1.44%) C
7 14 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.13%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.62%) VBA
11 4 (0.41%) VB
11 4 (0.41%) PHP
12 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.10%) Spark SQL
13 1 (0.10%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 184 (18.93%) Degree
2 57 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.57%) MBA
4 15 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.23%) ACCA
6 11 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.93%) PhD
7 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.82%) ISEB
9 7 (0.72%) PMP
9 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.51%) CIMA
11 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.31%) HNC
12 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.21%) MCSE
13 2 (0.21%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.85%) SLA
2 8 (0.82%) Solvency II
2 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.51%) IAS 39
4 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.51%) QA
5 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.10%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) Basel III
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) Control-M
1 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.10%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 166 (17.08%) SAP
2 152 (15.64%) Oracle
3 124 (12.76%) Microsoft
4 56 (5.76%) Tableau
5 40 (4.12%) Cognos
6 38 (3.91%) Informatica
7 29 (2.98%) Hyperion
8 27 (2.78%) Teradata
9 24 (2.47%) IBM
10 19 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
11 17 (1.75%) Ab Initio
12 16 (1.65%) Sage
12 16 (1.65%) Hitachi
13 15 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.34%) DataFlux
15 12 (1.23%) SimCorp
15 12 (1.23%) Guidewire
16 11 (1.13%) Bloomberg
16 11 (1.13%) Charles River
17 10 (1.03%) Temenos
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (+ superb package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to 25K + Uncapped Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + high bonus + very good bens
Posted: 5 days ago