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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 505 445 491
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 447 512 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 360 415 407
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -55 409 £52,500 -4.54% 42
London +9 209 £62,500 +4.16% 19
South East -26 104 £52,500 -4.54% 9
City of London +9 60 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Berkshire +19 47 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Surrey -26 29 £52,500 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire -25 25 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South West -14 23 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Reading +12 22 £60,000 +2.12% 1
West Yorkshire -24 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -42 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Leeds -13 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh -25 13 £50,000 -8.25% 2
North West -42 13 £47,500 -12.03% 5
North Yorkshire -2 9 £47,500 - 2
Cheshire -11 9 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England -29 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Somerset - 9 £55,000 -
Bath - 9 £55,000 -
Swindon -8 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Harrogate -10 8 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire -13 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Egham -26 8 £30,000 -62.50% 1
Guildford +11 7 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Redhill - 7 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £37,500 -34.78%
Hampshire -16 6 £46,250 -5.61%
West Midlands -17 6 £45,000 -21.73% 2
East Midlands -26 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Reigate - 6 £52,500 -

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 412 (40.04%) Finance
2 300 (29.15%) Business Intelligence
3 234 (22.74%) Oracle
4 172 (16.72%) SAP
5 160 (15.55%) Business Analysis
6 156 (15.16%) SQL
7 138 (13.41%) Business Objects
8 129 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 127 (12.34%) Microsoft
10 126 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
11 121 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
12 120 (11.66%) SQL Server
13 119 (11.56%) Project Management
13 119 (11.56%) Degree
14 105 (10.20%) Banking
14 105 (10.20%) Marketing
15 99 (9.62%) Oracle EBS R12
16 96 (9.33%) Analytics
17 90 (8.75%) ERP
17 90 (8.75%) ETL
18 87 (8.45%) Business Development
19 83 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 82 (7.97%) MS Excel
21 81 (7.87%) CRM
22 76 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
22 76 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 75 (7.29%) Retail
23 75 (7.29%) Telecoms
24 72 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 67 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (2.72%) NetWeaver
2 26 (2.53%) SAS
3 19 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.29%) CMS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.097%) Kentico
9 1 (0.097%) Lync
9 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.097%) Apache
Applications
1 82 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.36%) SPSS
4 12 (1.17%) MS Office
5 6 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.29%) Vensim
7 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 121 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 99 (9.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
4 41 (3.98%) Oracle 11i
5 39 (3.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 39 (3.79%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 30 (2.92%) SAP Business One
8 29 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
8 29 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
9 26 (2.53%) SAP ERP
10 21 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 19 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
12 18 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
13 15 (1.46%) Oracle FAH
14 14 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
15 12 (1.17%) SAP BPC
16 10 (0.97%) SAP Business ByDesign
17 7 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.07%) SaaS
2 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.097%) PaaS
3 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.65%) IPv6
1 17 (1.65%) Network Security
2 16 (1.55%) LAN
3 15 (1.46%) Broadband
4 6 (0.58%) HTTP
5 3 (0.29%) Internet
6 1 (0.097%) 3G
6 1 (0.097%) 2G
6 1 (0.097%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.097%) NGN
6 1 (0.097%) LDAP
6 1 (0.097%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.097%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.097%) HSPA
6 1 (0.097%) LTE
6 1 (0.097%) xDSL
6 1 (0.097%) 4G
6 1 (0.097%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
2 120 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 76 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
3 76 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (6.03%) QlikView
7 36 (3.50%) SAP BI
8 32 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 27 (2.62%) Data Mining
10 26 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
11 22 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.75%) Spotfire
13 17 (1.65%) OLAP
13 17 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (1.55%) Big Data
14 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.19%) ERwin
4 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.19%) PVCS
4 2 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.097%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.097%) ProC
5 1 (0.097%) Toad
5 1 (0.097%) PowerBuilder
General
1 412 (40.04%) Finance
2 105 (10.20%) Banking
2 105 (10.20%) Marketing
3 75 (7.29%) Retail
3 75 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.18%) Billing
5 42 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 41 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 40 (3.89%) Legal
8 27 (2.62%) General Ledger
9 17 (1.65%) Local Government
9 17 (1.65%) Back Office
10 16 (1.55%) Front Office
11 13 (1.26%) Law
12 10 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.78%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Games
15 6 (0.58%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.69%) .NET
2 21 (2.04%) HTML
3 19 (1.85%) XML
4 14 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.26%) MDX
6 11 (1.07%) Web Services
6 11 (1.07%) Ajax
6 11 (1.07%) jQuery
6 11 (1.07%) CSS
7 10 (0.97%) HTML5
8 7 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.68%) Middleware
9 6 (0.58%) COM
9 6 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (0.49%) CSS3
10 5 (0.49%) XSL
10 5 (0.49%) LINQ
11 4 (0.39%) Struts
12 3 (0.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.14%) Computer Science
1 22 (2.14%) Blog
1 22 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 17 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 15 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.26%) Social Media
6 12 (1.17%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.07%) Data Conversion
8 10 (0.97%) Derivative
9 8 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.68%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.58%) Statistics
11 6 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.49%) Equities
13 4 (0.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.55%) UNIX
1 16 (1.55%) Windows
2 11 (1.07%) Linux
3 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (29.15%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (15.55%) Business Analysis
3 129 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 119 (11.56%) Project Management
5 96 (9.33%) Analytics
6 90 (8.75%) ETL
6 90 (8.75%) ERP
7 87 (8.45%) Business Development
8 83 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (7.87%) CRM
10 65 (6.32%) Business Transformation
11 57 (5.54%) Data Modelling
12 50 (4.86%) Change Management
13 47 (4.57%) ITIL
14 39 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (3.50%) Project Planning
16 34 (3.30%) Performance Management
17 32 (3.11%) Data Management
17 32 (3.11%) GAP Analysis
17 32 (3.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (15.16%) SQL
2 43 (4.18%) Java
3 36 (3.50%) PL/SQL
4 35 (3.40%) C#
5 28 (2.72%) VB
6 27 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 24 (2.33%) C
8 20 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 18 (1.75%) PHP
10 12 (1.17%) VBA
11 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.29%) R
13 2 (0.19%) ABAP
13 2 (0.19%) C++
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (11.56%) Degree
2 31 (3.01%) MBA
3 19 (1.85%) ACCA
4 16 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.68%) CIMA
6 6 (0.58%) ISEB
7 5 (0.49%) OCP
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.49%) PhD
7 5 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.29%) CISSP
9 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.19%) CISA
10 2 (0.19%) CISM
11 1 (0.097%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.60%) QA
2 16 (1.55%) COBIT
3 12 (1.17%) SLA
4 10 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.49%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.097%) EFQM
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 234 (22.74%) Oracle
2 172 (16.72%) SAP
3 138 (13.41%) Business Objects
4 127 (12.34%) Microsoft
5 51 (4.96%) Cognos
6 45 (4.37%) Tableau
7 33 (3.21%) Informatica
8 29 (2.82%) IBM
9 23 (2.24%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (1.94%) Teradata
11 19 (1.85%) Sage
11 19 (1.85%) Hyperion
12 18 (1.75%) Huawei
13 17 (1.65%) Siebel
14 14 (1.36%) CA
14 14 (1.36%) Guidewire
15 12 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (1.07%) Netezza
17 10 (0.97%) SunGard
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