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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 629 587 552
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 274 326 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 242 270 302
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £55,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+25.56% -3.04%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -64 219 £62,500 - 40
London -29 120 £65,000 +3.17% 20
City of London +33 25 £60,000 -4.00% 8
South East -19 22 £67,500 +22.72% 6
East Midlands +34 20 £62,500 +12.61% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 18 £62,500 +12.61%
Nottingham +18 18 £62,500 +12.61%
West Midlands -2 13 £67,500 -20.58% 4
Hampshire -22 10 £67,500 +25.58% 1
East of England -16 7 £51,000 +36.00%
Scotland +8 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Midlands +3 6 £53,750 -17.30%
North West -12 6 £78,750 +40.00% 4
Manchester -16 6 £78,750 +50.00% 3
Berkshire -3 5 £70,000 -
Yorkshire -35 5 £73,500 +13.07% 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £73,500 - 3
Birmingham - 5 £78,500 - 2
South West -4 4 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Aberdeen - 4 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 4 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 3 £68,500 - 1
Coventry -8 3 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -17 3 £55,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
South Wales +8 2 £73,500 -2.00%
Wales +4 2 £73,500 -2.00%
Reading -2 2 £71,250 +1.78%
West Sussex -10 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 355 (56.44%) Oracle
2 258 (41.02%) Finance
3 233 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 215 (34.18%) Oracle EBS
5 173 (27.50%) ERP
6 133 (21.14%) SAP
7 124 (19.71%) Security Cleared
8 121 (19.24%) Oracle Payables
8 121 (19.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 118 (18.76%) Oracle Financials
10 116 (18.44%) SC Cleared
10 116 (18.44%) Oracle General Ledger
10 116 (18.44%) CRM
11 93 (14.79%) Oracle ERP
12 90 (14.31%) Microsoft
13 88 (13.99%) SQL
14 85 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
15 79 (12.56%) Mentoring
15 79 (12.56%) Logistics
16 78 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
17 75 (11.92%) Oracle Assets
18 74 (11.76%) Project Management
19 67 (10.65%) Procure-to-pay
20 66 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
21 64 (10.17%) Oracle Cash Management
21 64 (10.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
22 63 (10.02%) Degree
23 62 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (9.86%) PL/SQL
24 52 (8.27%) Oracle 11i

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (4.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.48%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 49 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 233 (37.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 215 (34.18%) Oracle EBS
3 121 (19.24%) Oracle Payables
3 121 (19.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 118 (18.76%) Oracle Financials
5 116 (18.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 93 (14.79%) Oracle ERP
7 75 (11.92%) Oracle Assets
8 64 (10.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 64 (10.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 52 (8.27%) Oracle 11i
10 47 (7.47%) Dynamics CRM
11 43 (6.84%) Oracle Applications
12 42 (6.68%) SAP CRM
13 34 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
14 33 (5.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 26 (4.13%) SAP MM
16 23 (3.66%) Oracle iProcurement
17 21 (3.34%) SAP SD
18 20 (3.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.25%) SaaS
2 21 (3.34%) Taleo
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Heroku
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.48%) NAS
2 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.31%) Oracle Discoverer
2 24 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (3.82%) SAP BW
3 23 (3.66%) SAP BI
4 17 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) EDMS
9 1 (0.16%) Essbase
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.16%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.95%) ProC
2 6 (0.95%) LSMW
3 1 (0.16%) JDeveloper
General
1 258 (41.02%) Finance
2 45 (7.15%) Manufacturing
3 40 (6.36%) General Ledger
4 32 (5.09%) Retail
5 20 (3.18%) Advertising
6 14 (2.23%) Marketing
7 10 (1.59%) French Language
8 6 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 4 (0.64%) German Language
10 4 (0.64%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (1.75%) .NET
3 9 (1.43%) EDI
4 4 (0.64%) Mason
5 2 (0.32%) Middleware
5 2 (0.32%) COM
5 2 (0.32%) Web Services
5 2 (0.32%) XML
6 1 (0.16%) XSLT
6 1 (0.16%) WSH
6 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.16%) BAPI
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.52%) FMCG
3 26 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.11%) User Experience
7 2 (0.32%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.16%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.16%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (27.50%) ERP
2 116 (18.44%) CRM
3 79 (12.56%) Logistics
3 79 (12.56%) Mentoring
4 78 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (11.76%) Project Management
6 67 (10.65%) Procure-to-pay
7 66 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (7.47%) Migration
9 46 (7.31%) Data Migration
10 45 (7.15%) Cash Management
11 42 (6.68%) Workflow
12 41 (6.52%) Business Development
13 31 (4.93%) Supply Chain Management
14 22 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (3.34%) GAP Analysis
15 21 (3.34%) System Testing
16 20 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (3.18%) Business Analysis
17 19 (3.02%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.99%) SQL
2 62 (9.86%) PL/SQL
3 9 (1.43%) ABAP
4 5 (0.79%) C
5 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.48%) Java
7 2 (0.32%) C#
7 2 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 124 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 116 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 63 (10.02%) Degree
4 28 (4.45%) ACCA
4 28 (4.45%) CIMA
5 18 (2.86%) ICAEW
5 18 (2.86%) AAT
6 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) PMP
8 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISA
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.29%) QA
2 16 (2.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 355 (56.44%) Oracle
2 133 (21.14%) SAP
3 90 (14.31%) Microsoft
4 85 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (3.18%) Siebel
6 12 (1.91%) JD Edwards
7 11 (1.75%) Hyperion
8 10 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (0.95%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.64%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.64%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.32%) CA
11 2 (0.32%) Infor
12 1 (0.16%) Saba
12 1 (0.16%) Google
12 1 (0.16%) Baan
12 1 (0.16%) Sage
12 1 (0.16%) Informatica
12 1 (0.16%) Epicor
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