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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 541 467 472
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 390 500 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 323 362 380
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £41,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 £27,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -73 339 £57,500 +9.52% 59
London -12 198 £60,000 +4.34% 34
South East -54 69 £55,000 +4.76% 6
City of London +24 53 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Surrey +4 34 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Scotland +28 26 £44,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh +20 26 £44,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -14 21 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South West -17 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -22 16 £55,000 -26.66% 4
Reading +8 15 £80,000 +23.07% 2
East of England -5 15 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Birmingham -8 13 £55,000 -26.66% 2
Hertfordshire -2 12 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Guildford +4 11 £60,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -10 10 £52,500 -
North West -35 9 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Leatherhead - 8 £80,000 - 1
Wiltshire -1 7 £47,000 +4.44%
Yorkshire -2 7 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Swindon -11 7 £47,000 +4.44%
Manchester -17 7 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Dorset -18 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Poole - 7 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands +27 5 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Basingstoke +5 4 £52,500 +2.43%
Gloucestershire -3 4 £57,500 -17.85%

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 335 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
2 330 (37.80%) Finance
3 225 (25.77%) SAP
4 214 (24.51%) Oracle
5 179 (20.50%) Degree
6 166 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
7 165 (18.90%) Microsoft
8 164 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
9 161 (18.44%) Project Management
10 146 (16.72%) SQL Server
11 140 (16.04%) SQL
12 126 (14.43%) ETL
13 122 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 121 (13.86%) Retail
15 115 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 110 (12.60%) Analytics
17 108 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 106 (12.14%) Business Analysis
19 102 (11.68%) MS Excel
20 97 (11.11%) Business Transformation
21 95 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
22 93 (10.65%) Business Objects
23 91 (10.42%) ERP
24 78 (8.93%) Marketing
25 71 (8.13%) Data Modelling
26 69 (7.90%) BusinessObjects
26 69 (7.90%) QlikView
27 68 (7.79%) Manufacturing
28 67 (7.67%) Telecoms
28 67 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 53 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.38%) SAS
3 17 (1.95%) NetWeaver
4 11 (1.26%) IIS
5 10 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.57%) CMS
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.46%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.34%) JBoss
8 3 (0.34%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.23%) Moodle
9 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.52%) MS Office
3 16 (1.83%) SPSS
4 12 (1.37%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) FastStats
6 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 60 (6.87%) Oracle ERP
2 56 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
3 50 (5.73%) SAP Business One
4 48 (5.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (3.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 20 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (1.72%) SAP BPC
8 10 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (1.15%) SAP CO
8 10 (1.15%) SAP FI
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.92%) SAP APO
10 8 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.69%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.69%) HFM
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.80%) SaaS
3 6 (0.69%) Office 365
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.92%) Internet
2 4 (0.46%) SNMP
2 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.46%) LDAP
3 3 (0.34%) FTP
4 2 (0.23%) SMTP
4 2 (0.23%) Broadband
4 2 (0.23%) NGN
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
5 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.11%) LTE
5 1 (0.11%) xDSL
5 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
5 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.11%) VoIP
5 1 (0.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.11%) HTTP
5 1 (0.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
2 146 (16.72%) SQL Server
3 122 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 69 (7.90%) QlikView
6 69 (7.90%) BusinessObjects
7 54 (6.19%) OLAP
8 42 (4.81%) SAP BW
9 39 (4.47%) Big Data
10 34 (3.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 33 (3.78%) Relational Database
12 29 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (3.32%) SAP BI
13 28 (3.21%) Data Mining
13 28 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 26 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (2.86%) RDBMS
16 22 (2.52%) Microsoft Power View
17 15 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.69%) Lombardi
3 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 330 (37.80%) Finance
2 121 (13.86%) Retail
3 78 (8.93%) Marketing
4 68 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 67 (7.67%) Telecoms
6 55 (6.30%) Banking
7 22 (2.52%) Legal
8 21 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.72%) Back Office
10 10 (1.15%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.69%) Local Government
12 6 (0.69%) Billing
12 6 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.69%) French Language
13 5 (0.57%) Front Office
13 5 (0.57%) Advertising
14 4 (0.46%) Electronics
14 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.58%) .NET
2 21 (2.41%) Web Services
2 21 (2.41%) MDX
3 10 (1.15%) D3.js
4 9 (1.03%) HTML
4 9 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.57%) J2EE
7 4 (0.46%) COM
7 4 (0.46%) Java EE
7 4 (0.46%) SAML
8 3 (0.34%) Middleware
8 3 (0.34%) CGI
8 3 (0.34%) Struts
9 2 (0.23%) Ajax
9 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (0.23%) Doctrine
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 166 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.98%) Data Integration
2 26 (2.98%) Visualisation
3 23 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.06%) Neural Network
6 15 (1.72%) User Experience
7 13 (1.49%) Social Media
8 11 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.15%) NHS
10 9 (1.03%) Life Science
10 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.92%) Blog
12 7 (0.80%) Data Conversion
12 7 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.69%) E-Learning
13 6 (0.69%) Equities
13 6 (0.69%) GIS
13 6 (0.69%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.95%) Windows
2 7 (0.80%) Linux
3 3 (0.34%) UNIX
4 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
2 161 (18.44%) Project Management
3 126 (14.43%) ETL
4 110 (12.60%) Analytics
5 106 (12.14%) Business Analysis
6 97 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 95 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (10.42%) ERP
9 71 (8.13%) Data Modelling
10 67 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (6.99%) Kimball Methodology
11 61 (6.99%) CRM
12 60 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (5.50%) Business Development
14 45 (5.15%) Change Management
15 40 (4.58%) Data Analysis
16 38 (4.35%) Data Management
17 32 (3.67%) Workflow
17 32 (3.67%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.21%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (16.04%) SQL
2 41 (4.70%) T-SQL
3 39 (4.47%) Java
4 23 (2.63%) ABAP
5 22 (2.52%) R
6 19 (2.18%) C
7 18 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 17 (1.95%) C#
9 16 (1.83%) VB
10 15 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.60%) C++
12 10 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.80%) PHP
14 4 (0.46%) VBA
15 1 (0.11%) Python
15 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.11%) Korn
15 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 179 (20.50%) Degree
2 58 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.55%) MBA
4 23 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.92%) VCP4
7 6 (0.69%) PMP
8 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) CISA
9 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.46%) ISEB
9 4 (0.46%) CCA
9 4 (0.46%) CISSP
9 4 (0.46%) APMP
10 3 (0.34%) CISM
11 2 (0.23%) CIMA
11 2 (0.23%) ACCA
11 2 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.21%) QA
2 19 (2.18%) SLA
3 16 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.92%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.57%) COBIT
7 4 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) GAAP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) Xen
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
3 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 225 (25.77%) SAP
2 214 (24.51%) Oracle
3 165 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 93 (10.65%) Business Objects
5 57 (6.53%) Tableau
6 48 (5.50%) Cognos
7 26 (2.98%) Teradata
8 25 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
9 22 (2.52%) IBM
9 22 (2.52%) Hyperion
10 21 (2.41%) Informatica
11 17 (1.95%) Hitachi
12 15 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.37%) Sage
14 10 (1.15%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.15%) Guidewire
15 8 (0.92%) Siebel
16 7 (0.80%) Netezza
17 6 (0.69%) DataFlux
17 6 (0.69%) Metastorm
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