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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 465 490 478
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 529 528 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 449 427 408
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
104779 113784 102677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.52% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86472 93423 85424
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 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +54 471 £55,000 - 59
London +58 289 £57,500 -4.16% 32
City of London +59 76 £57,500 -4.16% 13
South East -55 65 £53,750 +2.38% 7
Berkshire -11 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West -13 26 £47,000 +4.44% 2
West Midlands +11 23 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Scotland +12 20 £44,000 -12.00%
Reading -1 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North West +9 17 £45,000 -21.73% 8
Edinburgh +22 16 £44,000 -12.00%
Surrey -24 15 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +14 14 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Gloucestershire - 14 £53,750 -
Hertfordshire +13 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birmingham -6 12 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire -13 9 £47,000 +4.44%
Hampshire +12 8 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Manchester 0 8 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Yorkshire -9 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead +9 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Swindon -6 7 £47,000 +4.44%
East Midlands -3 6 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Worcestershire -5 6 - -
Staines - 6 £40,000 -
Kidderminster - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Twickenham - 5 £52,500 -
Glasgow -3 4 £30,000 -29.41%

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 310 (33.05%) Finance
2 303 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (20.15%) SAP
4 167 (17.80%) Degree
5 162 (17.27%) Retail
6 145 (15.46%) Oracle
7 144 (15.35%) Business Analysis
8 133 (14.18%) Analytics
9 132 (14.07%) Microsoft
10 124 (13.22%) Project Management
11 123 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 123 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
12 121 (12.90%) ETL
13 118 (12.58%) SQL
14 117 (12.47%) Banking
15 105 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
16 102 (10.87%) Business Objects
17 99 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (8.85%) BusinessObjects
19 80 (8.53%) Telecoms
20 77 (8.21%) MS Excel
21 74 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
22 73 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 70 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 68 (7.25%) QlikView
25 67 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 67 (7.14%) Marketing
25 67 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
25 67 (7.14%) E-Commerce
26 66 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 55 (5.86%) SAS
2 28 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.35%) NetWeaver
4 17 (1.81%) IIS
5 10 (1.07%) CMS
6 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.43%) JBoss
8 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.81%) SPSS
2 17 (1.81%) PowerPivot
3 16 (1.71%) MS Office
4 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 67 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (6.93%) SAP Business One
3 54 (5.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
5 22 (2.35%) Temenos T24
6 21 (2.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 21 (2.24%) SAP BPC
7 17 (1.81%) Oracle Payroll
8 11 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (1.07%) thinkFolio
9 10 (1.07%) SimCorp Dimension
10 9 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (0.75%) Exchequer
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (0.64%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.60%) SaaS
2 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.43%) 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 (0.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.11%) SQL Server
1 123 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
2 83 (8.85%) BusinessObjects
3 73 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 68 (7.25%) QlikView
6 67 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (5.65%) SAP BW
8 52 (5.54%) OLAP
9 47 (5.01%) Relational Database
10 38 (4.05%) SAP BI
10 38 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 37 (3.94%) RDBMS
12 29 (3.09%) Big Data
13 24 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 22 (2.35%) Spotfire
15 21 (2.24%) Pentaho
15 21 (2.24%) Data Mining
16 20 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
16 20 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 16 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (0.53%) JIRA
4 4 (0.43%) Lombardi
4 4 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.11%) ERwin
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
7 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 310 (33.05%) Finance
2 162 (17.27%) Retail
3 117 (12.47%) Banking
4 80 (8.53%) Telecoms
5 67 (7.14%) Marketing
6 36 (3.84%) Retail Banking
7 34 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (2.35%) Back Office
10 19 (2.03%) Legal
10 19 (2.03%) Billing
11 12 (1.28%) Law
11 12 (1.28%) Front Office
12 11 (1.17%) Automotive
13 10 (1.07%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.75%) French Language
14 7 (0.75%) German Language
15 6 (0.64%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.53%) Electronics
16 5 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.62%) .NET
2 19 (2.03%) Web Services
3 16 (1.71%) HTML
4 14 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.39%) MDX
6 9 (0.96%) J2EE
6 9 (0.96%) XML
7 4 (0.43%) HTML5
8 3 (0.32%) D3.js
8 3 (0.32%) Ajax
8 3 (0.32%) CGI
9 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.21%) Spring
9 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.21%) J2SE
9 2 (0.21%) CSS
9 2 (0.21%) JSON
9 2 (0.21%) jQuery
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (1.71%) Visualisation
4 16 (1.71%) iPad
5 14 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.28%) Derivative
6 12 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 12 (1.28%) NHS
6 12 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.17%) User Experience
8 10 (1.07%) FMCG
9 9 (0.96%) Social Media
9 9 (0.96%) Neural Network
10 8 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.75%) Data Conversion
11 7 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.35%) Windows
2 3 (0.32%) Linux
3 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
2 144 (15.35%) Business Analysis
3 133 (14.18%) Analytics
4 124 (13.22%) Project Management
5 121 (12.90%) ETL
6 99 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 66 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 65 (6.93%) CRM
11 58 (6.18%) Data Modelling
12 56 (5.97%) Change Management
13 54 (5.76%) ERP
14 49 (5.22%) Data Management
15 46 (4.90%) Workflow
15 46 (4.90%) Waterfall
16 45 (4.80%) Business Development
17 43 (4.58%) SDLC
18 40 (4.26%) Data Analytics
18 40 (4.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (12.58%) SQL
2 32 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 30 (3.20%) Java
4 27 (2.88%) ABAP
5 18 (1.92%) C#
6 16 (1.71%) R
7 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 14 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.39%) C++
8 13 (1.39%) C
9 11 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.53%) VB
10 5 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) Korn
11 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.11%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (17.80%) Degree
2 59 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.67%) MBA
4 19 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (1.07%) ACCA
6 7 (0.75%) ISEB
7 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.43%) PMP
8 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.43%) CIMA
9 2 (0.21%) MCITP
9 2 (0.21%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) CCA
10 1 (0.11%) CISSP
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.56%) SLA
2 11 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.75%) QA
6 7 (0.75%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.53%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 15 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 189 (20.15%) SAP
2 145 (15.46%) Oracle
3 132 (14.07%) Microsoft
4 102 (10.87%) Business Objects
5 58 (6.18%) Tableau
6 46 (4.90%) Cognos
7 36 (3.84%) Informatica
8 33 (3.52%) Hyperion
8 33 (3.52%) Teradata
9 26 (2.77%) MicroStrategy
10 23 (2.45%) IBM
11 20 (2.13%) Hitachi
12 19 (2.03%) Ab Initio
13 18 (1.92%) Sage
14 15 (1.60%) DataFlux
15 13 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (1.28%) Bloomberg
17 11 (1.17%) Netezza
17 11 (1.17%) Guidewire
18 10 (1.07%) SimCorp
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 to £85 000 (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
ComputaCenter
Salary: plus car and 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago