The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 587 617 579
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 325 279 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 285 227 255
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK.

Functional Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Consultant over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Functional Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional 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 Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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 +36 284 £67,500 +12.50% 39
London +6 147 £65,000 +8.33% 17
South East +8 44 £67,500 +8.00% 8
East of England - 39 £55,000 -
City of London +1 29 £65,000 +4.00% 5
West Midlands -2 26 £72,500 +26.08% 1
Berkshire +28 23 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 20 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 20 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 16 £72,500 -
Hampshire +6 14 £67,500 +17.39% 5
Cambridge - 14 £45,000 -
Reading +4 13 £75,000 +7.14%
North West -14 13 £73,000 +14.50% 2
South West - 13 £67,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £75,000 -
Manchester -13 10 £73,000 +39.04% 2
Aldershot - 8 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands -2 5 £42,500 -10.52% 3
West Yorkshire -15 5 £73,500 - 3
Yorkshire -32 5 £73,500 +27.82% 4
Bristol - 5 £67,500 -
Leeds - 5 £73,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Peterborough - 5 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 4 £68,000 -2.85%
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 £67,500 -
Cheltenham - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £67,500 - 1

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 345 (57.31%) Oracle
2 238 (39.53%) Finance
3 225 (37.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 223 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
5 139 (23.09%) SAP
6 138 (22.92%) ERP
7 127 (21.10%) Security Cleared
8 121 (20.10%) CRM
9 120 (19.93%) SC Cleared
10 115 (19.10%) Oracle Payables
11 107 (17.77%) Oracle Receivables
11 107 (17.77%) Oracle General Ledger
12 106 (17.61%) Oracle Financials
13 94 (15.61%) SQL
14 87 (14.45%) Salesforce.com
15 86 (14.29%) Logistics
16 76 (12.62%) Oracle Assets
17 75 (12.46%) Oracle ERP
18 72 (11.96%) Oracle Cash Management
19 70 (11.63%) Procure-to-pay
19 70 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
19 70 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
20 69 (11.46%) Microsoft
21 66 (10.96%) Project Management
22 62 (10.30%) Oracle 11i
22 62 (10.30%) Mentoring
23 61 (10.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
23 61 (10.13%) Oracle Applications
24 60 (9.97%) PL/SQL
25 59 (9.80%) Analytical Skills

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (6.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (5.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 225 (37.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 223 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
3 115 (19.10%) Oracle Payables
4 107 (17.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 107 (17.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 106 (17.61%) Oracle Financials
6 76 (12.62%) Oracle Assets
7 75 (12.46%) Oracle ERP
8 72 (11.96%) Oracle Cash Management
9 62 (10.30%) Oracle 11i
10 61 (10.13%) Oracle Applications
10 61 (10.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 44 (7.31%) SAP CRM
12 42 (6.98%) Oracle iProcurement
13 36 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
14 35 (5.81%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 33 (5.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 27 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
17 23 (3.82%) SAP MM
18 20 (3.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.48%) SaaS
2 22 (3.65%) Taleo
3 6 (1.00%) Force.com
4 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.50%) NAS
2 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.81%) Oracle Discoverer
2 27 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (4.15%) SAP BW
4 22 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 18 (2.99%) SAP BI
7 6 (1.00%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.17%) EDMS
10 1 (0.17%) Essbase
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.17%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 16 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.83%) ProC
3 6 (1.00%) LSMW
3 6 (1.00%) Toad
4 3 (0.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 238 (39.53%) Finance
2 46 (7.64%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.15%) General Ledger
4 30 (4.98%) Retail
5 17 (2.82%) Advertising
6 12 (1.99%) Billing
7 11 (1.83%) Marketing
8 6 (1.00%) Publishing
9 3 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (1.50%) EDI
2 9 (1.50%) .NET
3 7 (1.16%) Web Services
4 5 (0.83%) XML
5 4 (0.66%) Middleware
6 3 (0.50%) Mason
7 2 (0.33%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) WSH
8 1 (0.17%) BAPI
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.48%) FMCG
3 21 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.33%) Data Conversion
5 8 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.00%) User Experience
7 2 (0.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.17%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
8 1 (0.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (22.92%) ERP
2 121 (20.10%) CRM
3 86 (14.29%) Logistics
4 70 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (11.63%) Procure-to-pay
5 66 (10.96%) Project Management
6 62 (10.30%) Mentoring
7 53 (8.80%) Workflow
8 48 (7.97%) Cash Management
9 40 (6.64%) Data Migration
9 40 (6.64%) Migration
10 33 (5.48%) Business Development
11 27 (4.49%) Performance Management
12 24 (3.99%) E-business
13 23 (3.82%) GAP Analysis
14 21 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (2.99%) Business Analysis
16 17 (2.82%) Supply Chain Management
16 17 (2.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 94 (15.61%) SQL
2 60 (9.97%) PL/SQL
3 14 (2.33%) ABAP
4 5 (0.83%) C
5 4 (0.66%) Java
6 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) C#
8 1 (0.17%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 127 (21.10%) Security Cleared
2 120 (19.93%) SC Cleared
3 52 (8.64%) Degree
4 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.00%) CIMA
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.83%) ACCA
7 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) CCA
8 3 (0.50%) CISA
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PMP
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.49%) QA
2 17 (2.82%) SLA
3 8 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 345 (57.31%) Oracle
2 139 (23.09%) SAP
3 87 (14.45%) Salesforce.com
4 69 (11.46%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.49%) Siebel
6 12 (1.99%) Hyperion
7 10 (1.66%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.33%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.50%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.33%) Google
12 2 (0.33%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.33%) CA
13 1 (0.17%) HP
13 1 (0.17%) BMC
13 1 (0.17%) IBM
13 1 (0.17%) Baan
13 1 (0.17%) Informatica
13 1 (0.17%) Epicor
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