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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 474 450 479
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 483 587 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 408 443 386
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,375 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 440 £57,500 +9.52% 70
London +26 267 £60,000 - 39
South East -26 75 £55,000 +4.76% 9
City of London +34 69 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Berkshire -2 36 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Reading -2 26 £55,000 +35.80% 1
West Midlands -1 21 £55,000 - 3
East of England +18 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Surrey -2 17 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South West -27 17 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Scotland +2 15 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Hampshire +6 14 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hertfordshire -1 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Birmingham -6 13 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +19 12 £44,000 -26.66%
Wiltshire -4 11 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Aldershot +12 9 £57,500 -
Swindon +3 9 £47,000 +4.44% 1
North West -18 9 £45,000 -21.05% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Maidenhead +5 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Milton Keynes -12 7 £42,500 +15.64% 1
Banbury - 7 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire -6 6 £48,750 - 1
Twickenham - 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire -9 5 £43,750 - 2
East Midlands +7 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Guildford +6 4 £87,500 +66.66%
Yorkshire -16 4 £47,500 +5.55% 5

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 307 (35.17%) Business Intelligence
2 296 (33.91%) Finance
3 195 (22.34%) SAP
4 157 (17.98%) Oracle
5 154 (17.64%) Degree
6 139 (15.92%) Retail
7 138 (15.81%) Microsoft
8 132 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
9 125 (14.32%) SQL Server
10 123 (14.09%) Project Management
11 122 (13.97%) SQL
12 121 (13.86%) ETL
12 121 (13.86%) Business Analysis
13 115 (13.17%) Analytics
14 100 (11.45%) Banking
15 99 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
16 98 (11.23%) Business Objects
17 93 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
18 81 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 79 (9.05%) MS Excel
19 79 (9.05%) BusinessObjects
20 78 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 76 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 73 (8.36%) Oracle EBS
23 71 (8.13%) QlikView
24 70 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
25 69 (7.90%) Marketing
26 67 (7.67%) CRM
27 66 (7.56%) E-Commerce
28 63 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.96%) SAS
2 40 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.09%) NetWeaver
4 18 (2.06%) IIS
5 11 (1.26%) CMS
6 9 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.46%) JBoss
10 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.83%) MS Office
2 16 (1.83%) PowerPivot
3 14 (1.60%) SPSS
4 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 73 (8.36%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (6.99%) SAP Business One
3 59 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (3.32%) Oracle iProcurement
5 22 (2.52%) Oracle 11i
6 21 (2.41%) SAP BPC
7 19 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (1.95%) Oracle Payroll
8 17 (1.95%) Temenos T24
9 12 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
10 9 (1.03%) thinkFolio
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.80%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.80%) SAP CO
13 6 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.23%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.57%) Internet
2 4 (0.46%) FTP
3 3 (0.34%) WebEx
4 2 (0.23%) SMTP
4 2 (0.23%) ATM
4 2 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.11%) MPLS
5 1 (0.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) DHCP
5 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
2 125 (14.32%) SQL Server
3 81 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (9.05%) BusinessObjects
5 78 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 76 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (8.13%) QlikView
8 56 (6.41%) SAP BW
9 52 (5.96%) OLAP
10 44 (5.04%) Relational Database
11 42 (4.81%) SAP BI
12 39 (4.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 39 (4.47%) RDBMS
13 30 (3.44%) Big Data
14 28 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 25 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (2.29%) Data Mining
17 19 (2.18%) Hadoop
18 16 (1.83%) PerformancePoint
18 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 19 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.46%) JIRA
3 4 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.46%) Lombardi
3 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.11%) ERwin
General
1 296 (33.91%) Finance
2 139 (15.92%) Retail
3 100 (11.45%) Banking
4 69 (7.90%) Marketing
5 61 (6.99%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.32%) Retail Banking
7 23 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.18%) Back Office
9 15 (1.72%) Legal
10 13 (1.49%) Front Office
10 13 (1.49%) Billing
11 9 (1.03%) Law
11 9 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.92%) Local Government
13 6 (0.69%) French Language
13 6 (0.69%) German Language
13 6 (0.69%) Automotive
14 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.81%) .NET
2 19 (2.18%) Web Services
3 17 (1.95%) MDX
4 16 (1.83%) HTML
5 14 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.03%) J2EE
7 8 (0.92%) D3.js
8 7 (0.80%) XML
9 4 (0.46%) HTML5
10 3 (0.34%) Middleware
10 3 (0.34%) COM
10 3 (0.34%) CGI
10 3 (0.34%) Ajax
11 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.23%) JSON
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.23%) CSS
12 1 (0.11%) Cascading
12 1 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.41%) Visualisation
2 21 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 16 (1.83%) Neural Network
6 14 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.60%) iPad
6 14 (1.60%) User Experience
7 12 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.37%) Social Media
8 10 (1.15%) Derivative
9 7 (0.80%) GIS
9 7 (0.80%) NHS
10 6 (0.69%) Blog
10 6 (0.69%) Life Science
10 6 (0.69%) FMCG
11 5 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
2 2 (0.23%) UNIX
2 2 (0.23%) Linux
2 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (35.17%) Business Intelligence
2 123 (14.09%) Project Management
3 121 (13.86%) ETL
3 121 (13.86%) Business Analysis
4 115 (13.17%) Analytics
5 99 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (7.67%) CRM
8 66 (7.56%) E-Commerce
9 63 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 62 (7.10%) Data Modelling
11 56 (6.41%) Change Management
12 54 (6.19%) ERP
13 48 (5.50%) Waterfall
14 47 (5.38%) Workflow
15 45 (5.15%) Business Development
16 44 (5.04%) Data Management
17 43 (4.93%) Kimball Methodology
18 35 (4.01%) Business Transformation
19 33 (3.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (13.97%) SQL
2 34 (3.89%) ABAP
3 30 (3.44%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.86%) Java
5 21 (2.41%) R
6 20 (2.29%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.95%) C#
8 16 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.49%) C++
11 12 (1.37%) C
12 7 (0.80%) VB
13 5 (0.57%) PHP
14 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.11%) Spark SQL
14 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.11%) Korn
14 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 154 (17.64%) Degree
2 61 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.98%) MBA
4 21 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.69%) ACCA
8 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.46%) CCA
9 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.46%) PMP
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.46%) CIMA
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) CISA
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
11 1 (0.11%) MCITP
11 1 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.32%) SLA
2 14 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.26%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.80%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.69%) QA
8 5 (0.57%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.23%) GAAP
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
1 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 195 (22.34%) SAP
2 157 (17.98%) Oracle
3 138 (15.81%) Microsoft
4 98 (11.23%) Business Objects
5 58 (6.64%) Tableau
6 47 (5.38%) Cognos
7 32 (3.67%) Teradata
8 28 (3.21%) Hyperion
8 28 (3.21%) Informatica
9 21 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
9 21 (2.41%) IBM
10 20 (2.29%) Hitachi
11 13 (1.49%) Sage
12 12 (1.37%) Ab Initio
12 12 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.26%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.15%) DataFlux
15 9 (1.03%) Guidewire
15 9 (1.03%) Charles River
15 9 (1.03%) SimCorp
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 50,000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50k - £90k plus competitive package
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Brentford, Middlesex
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Yorkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
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Salary: £35,000 -£85,000, with excellent benefits
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City, London
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