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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 656 589 630
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 248 336 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 217 288 206
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 -55 215 £60,000 -7.69% 63
London -42 90 £60,000 - 30
South East -4 47 £65,000 -7.14% 9
Middlesex +25 23 £65,000 +16.07%
North East +9 23 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +23 21 £60,000 - 7
Yorkshire +14 12 £65,000 -
Berkshire -25 10 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Reading -31 9 £50,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +11 8 £65,000 -
Leeds - 8 £65,000 -
South West -15 7 £45,000 -33.33% 5
West Midlands -58 7 £57,000 -18.57% 5
North West -4 5 £43,125 -9.21% 6
Gloucestershire -18 5 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -3 4 £41,174 -3.12% 2
Cheltenham -5 4 - -
Scotland -6 4 £55,000 -
Chorley - 4 £43,125 -
Lancashire - 4 £43,125 -
Hampshire +15 3 £44,250 -1.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £42,500 -39.28%
East of England -34 3 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Wembley - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £41,174 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £42,500 -
Horsham - 3 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £41,174 - 1

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 215 (42.32%) Finance
2 203 (39.96%) Oracle
3 153 (30.12%) SAP
4 138 (27.17%) Manufacturing
5 129 (25.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 124 (24.41%) ERP
7 108 (21.26%) Oracle EBS
8 93 (18.31%) Project Management
9 86 (16.93%) CRM
10 81 (15.94%) Microsoft
11 75 (14.76%) Degree
12 73 (14.37%) Business Analysis
13 67 (13.19%) Security Cleared
14 65 (12.80%) Logistics
15 56 (11.02%) Oracle Financials
15 56 (11.02%) SQL
16 55 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (10.83%) Dynamics AX
17 54 (10.63%) SC Cleared
18 52 (10.24%) FMCG
19 51 (10.04%) Oracle General Ledger
20 48 (9.45%) Mentoring
21 47 (9.25%) Oracle 11i
22 46 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (8.86%) Migration
23 45 (8.86%) Oracle ERP
23 45 (8.86%) Oracle Receivables
24 43 (8.46%) Oracle Payables
25 42 (8.27%) Oracle Cash Management
26 41 (8.07%) MS Excel

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (3.74%) SharePoint
1 19 (3.74%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 14 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) MTS
Applications
1 41 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 129 (25.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 108 (21.26%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (11.02%) Oracle Financials
4 55 (10.83%) Dynamics AX
5 51 (10.04%) Oracle General Ledger
6 47 (9.25%) Oracle 11i
7 45 (8.86%) Oracle ERP
7 45 (8.86%) Oracle Receivables
8 43 (8.46%) Oracle Payables
9 42 (8.27%) Oracle Cash Management
10 40 (7.87%) SAP WM
10 40 (7.87%) SAP SCM
11 38 (7.48%) SAP MM
12 35 (6.89%) SAP PP
13 33 (6.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 32 (6.30%) Oracle Assets
15 30 (5.91%) SAP SD
16 27 (5.31%) Oracle Applications
17 24 (4.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 23 (4.53%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.95%) Force.com
2 9 (1.77%) Taleo
3 5 (0.98%) SaaS
4 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (2.17%) SAP BW
6 9 (1.77%) SAP BI
7 8 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (1.18%) QlikView
8 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Smart View
12 1 (0.20%) Essbase
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.39%) Toad
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleTools
General
1 215 (42.32%) Finance
2 138 (27.17%) Manufacturing
3 32 (6.30%) General Ledger
4 21 (4.13%) Billing
5 19 (3.74%) Retail
6 16 (3.15%) Legal
7 12 (2.36%) Marketing
8 10 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.38%) Banking
10 6 (1.18%) Advertising
11 5 (0.98%) Automotive
11 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.79%) Law
13 3 (0.59%) Local Government
14 2 (0.39%) German Language
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.20%) Military
15 1 (0.20%) Back Office
15 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.76%) Middleware
2 10 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (1.77%) .NET
4 6 (1.18%) WSH
5 5 (0.98%) XML
6 4 (0.79%) Web Services
7 3 (0.59%) BAPI
7 3 (0.59%) EDI
7 3 (0.59%) CSS
7 3 (0.59%) SOAP
7 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.59%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.59%) WCF
7 3 (0.59%) LINQ
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.39%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.20%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.24%) FMCG
2 37 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.13%) Economics
4 8 (1.57%) User Experience
5 4 (0.79%) GIS
5 4 (0.79%) Social Media
6 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.39%) Life Science
8 1 (0.20%) Social Network
8 1 (0.20%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.20%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.41%) ERP
2 93 (18.31%) Project Management
3 86 (16.93%) CRM
4 73 (14.37%) Business Analysis
5 65 (12.80%) Logistics
6 55 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (9.45%) Mentoring
8 46 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (8.86%) Migration
10 35 (6.89%) Data Migration
11 34 (6.69%) Workflow
12 33 (6.50%) Quality Management
13 32 (6.30%) Procure-to-pay
14 30 (5.91%) PRINCE2
14 30 (5.91%) E-business
15 29 (5.71%) Waterfall
16 27 (5.31%) Cash Management
16 27 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (4.53%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.02%) SQL
2 26 (5.12%) PL/SQL
3 18 (3.54%) ABAP
4 10 (1.97%) C#
5 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.59%) PeopleCode
5 3 (0.59%) X++
6 2 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.20%) C
7 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 75 (14.76%) Degree
2 67 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 54 (10.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.57%) SAP Certification
5 6 (1.18%) PMP
5 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ACCA
7 1 (0.20%) CIMA
7 1 (0.20%) MCTS
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 203 (39.96%) Oracle
2 153 (30.12%) SAP
3 81 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 32 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.76%) PeopleSoft
6 13 (2.56%) Pegasus
7 11 (2.17%) HP
8 5 (0.98%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.79%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.79%) Informatica
10 3 (0.59%) Siebel
11 2 (0.39%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.39%) Tableau
12 1 (0.20%) Anaplan
12 1 (0.20%) Kofax
12 1 (0.20%) ATG
12 1 (0.20%) Endeca
12 1 (0.20%) IBM
12 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.20%) Cognos
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