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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 490 463 459
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 477 534 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 395 432 421
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -31 460 £52,500 -2.32% 60
London -9 251 £57,500 -7.25% 23
South East -37 76 £60,000 +17.07% 11
City of London +37 65 £55,000 -13.72% 8
South West -6 37 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Surrey +14 33 £60,000 +26.31% 3
North West -29 28 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Yorkshire -19 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Cheshire +10 23 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Berkshire +4 21 £75,000 +76.47% 1
West Midlands +9 18 £47,750 -9.04% 4
Warrington - 18 £46,500 - 1
Bristol +20 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Yorkshire -10 15 £40,000 -20.00%
Birmingham -6 13 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Scotland -12 12 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Edinburgh -16 12 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Reading +3 11 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Gloucestershire -6 11 £50,000 - 6
Leeds -9 10 £40,000 -16.66%
Guildford -9 10 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire -4 8 £45,250 -9.50% 1
Sheffield -17 8 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -24 8 £45,000 - 1
East of England -49 8 £35,000 -28.57% 2
Dorset -9 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire +13 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Swindon -6 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Bracknell -18 5 £70,000 -
Wiltshire -20 5 £45,000 -5.26%

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 372 (39.79%) Finance
2 286 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
3 226 (24.17%) Oracle
4 194 (20.75%) SAP
5 172 (18.40%) Degree
6 169 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
7 153 (16.36%) Project Management
8 148 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
9 134 (14.33%) Microsoft
10 132 (14.12%) SQL
11 131 (14.01%) Business Analysis
12 121 (12.94%) SQL Server
13 115 (12.30%) Retail
14 111 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 109 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 109 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
15 109 (11.66%) ERP
16 103 (11.02%) Business Transformation
17 101 (10.80%) ETL
18 99 (10.59%) Marketing
19 97 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 93 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 91 (9.73%) Telecoms
22 90 (9.63%) MS Excel
22 90 (9.63%) Analytics
23 84 (8.98%) Business Objects
24 81 (8.66%) Manufacturing
24 81 (8.66%) Banking
25 80 (8.56%) Business Development
26 75 (8.02%) CRM

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.25%) SAS
3 12 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.43%) CMS
6 4 (0.43%) IIS
6 4 (0.43%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.32%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.11%) JBoss
9 1 (0.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.11%) Kentico
Applications
1 90 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.93%) MS Office
3 12 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.86%) SPSS
4 8 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.32%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 66 (7.06%) Oracle ERP
2 61 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
3 57 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (3.64%) SAP Business One
5 25 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (2.57%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (2.35%) Oracle iProcurement
8 21 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 21 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 18 (1.93%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (1.28%) SAP BPC
12 11 (1.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 10 (1.07%) SAP ERP
14 9 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 9 (0.96%) SAP CO
14 9 (0.96%) SAP FI
14 9 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.28%) SaaS
2 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.71%) Broadband
2 13 (1.39%) IPv6
2 13 (1.39%) Network Security
3 12 (1.28%) LAN
4 9 (0.96%) Internet
5 5 (0.53%) HTTP
6 4 (0.43%) SNMP
6 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.43%) LDAP
7 3 (0.32%) NGN
8 2 (0.21%) 4G
8 2 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.21%) 3G
8 2 (0.21%) 2G
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.11%) LTE
9 1 (0.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
2 121 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 109 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (5.78%) QlikView
7 52 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 36 (3.85%) OLAP
9 32 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (2.78%) Big Data
12 22 (2.35%) Microsoft Power View
12 22 (2.35%) Data Mining
13 19 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (1.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (1.82%) Relational Database
16 14 (1.50%) SAP BW
16 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (1.39%) SAP BI
17 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.32%) Lombardi
4 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Toad
5 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.11%) ERwin
General
1 372 (39.79%) Finance
2 115 (12.30%) Retail
3 99 (10.59%) Marketing
4 91 (9.73%) Telecoms
5 81 (8.66%) Banking
5 81 (8.66%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.96%) Legal
7 35 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (2.89%) Billing
9 21 (2.25%) General Ledger
10 19 (2.03%) Back Office
11 12 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.96%) French Language
12 9 (0.96%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.96%) Front Office
12 9 (0.96%) Advertising
13 6 (0.64%) Games
13 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.53%) Law
15 4 (0.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.85%) .NET
2 21 (2.25%) HTML
3 14 (1.50%) MDX
4 13 (1.39%) Web Services
5 11 (1.18%) XML
5 11 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.07%) CSS
6 10 (1.07%) jQuery
7 9 (0.96%) HTML5
8 8 (0.86%) Ajax
9 7 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.75%) Java EE
10 6 (0.64%) Struts
10 6 (0.64%) COM
11 5 (0.53%) XSL
11 5 (0.53%) CSS3
11 5 (0.53%) D3.js
11 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 169 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.78%) User Experience
3 23 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 22 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 21 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.50%) Derivative
7 14 (1.50%) Social Media
8 13 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.07%) Blog
12 9 (0.96%) NHS
12 9 (0.96%) Equities
13 8 (0.86%) Neural Network
13 8 (0.86%) Data Conversion
13 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.28%) Linux
2 11 (1.18%) UNIX
2 11 (1.18%) Windows
3 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (30.59%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (16.36%) Project Management
3 131 (14.01%) Business Analysis
4 111 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 109 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (11.66%) ERP
6 103 (11.02%) Business Transformation
7 101 (10.80%) ETL
8 90 (9.63%) Analytics
9 80 (8.56%) Business Development
10 75 (8.02%) CRM
11 64 (6.84%) Data Modelling
11 64 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (4.71%) Kimball Methodology
13 40 (4.28%) Change Management
14 35 (3.74%) Data Analysis
15 31 (3.32%) Performance Management
16 30 (3.21%) Waterfall
17 29 (3.10%) Data Management
18 28 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (14.12%) SQL
2 42 (4.49%) Java
3 40 (4.28%) T-SQL
4 28 (2.99%) C
5 25 (2.67%) C#
6 21 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.93%) VB
9 11 (1.18%) R
10 9 (0.96%) PHP
10 9 (0.96%) C++
11 5 (0.53%) VBA
12 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.21%) ABAP
14 1 (0.11%) Python
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 172 (18.40%) Degree
2 39 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.85%) MBA
4 17 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.96%) ACCA
6 9 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.75%) PMP
7 7 (0.75%) ISEB
8 5 (0.53%) CISSP
8 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.53%) OCP
8 5 (0.53%) CISM
9 4 (0.43%) CISA
9 4 (0.43%) APMP
10 3 (0.32%) CIMA
11 2 (0.21%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.60%) QA
2 15 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.86%) SLA
4 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.21%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.43%) SCCM
2 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 226 (24.17%) Oracle
2 194 (20.75%) SAP
3 134 (14.33%) Microsoft
4 84 (8.98%) Business Objects
5 39 (4.17%) Tableau
6 32 (3.42%) Cognos
6 32 (3.42%) IBM
7 23 (2.46%) Hyperion
8 19 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
9 18 (1.93%) Informatica
9 18 (1.93%) Teradata
10 17 (1.82%) Sage
11 14 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.50%) Huawei
11 14 (1.50%) Netezza
11 14 (1.50%) Guidewire
11 14 (1.50%) Siebel
12 9 (0.96%) Hitachi
12 9 (0.96%) Ab Initio
13 8 (0.86%) ATG
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus (Uncapped)
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits and flexi-working scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £70000 to £140000 per annum - Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Circa £50K
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago