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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 586 609 581
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 331 284 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 290 232 270
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,300 £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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
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 £38,500
% 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 24 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 24 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
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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 +36 289 £67,500 +12.50% 43
London +14 148 £66,250 +10.41% 19
South East -2 42 £67,500 +17.39% 9
East of England - 37 £53,000 -
City of London +14 28 £65,000 +8.33% 5
West Midlands 0 23 £70,000 +24.44% 1
Berkshire +13 20 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 20 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 17 £75,000 - 1
Hampshire 0 15 £67,500 +17.39% 5
Hertfordshire - 14 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 14 £45,000 -
South West -10 13 £67,500 +12.50% 2
North West -19 13 £73,000 +14.50% 3
Reading +8 10 £75,000 +7.14%
Manchester 0 10 £73,000 +39.04% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £75,000 -
Aldershot - 9 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands +6 7 £42,500 -10.52% 3
West Yorkshire -27 6 £73,500 - 3
Yorkshire -40 6 £73,500 +27.82% 4
Bristol +5 5 £67,500 +12.50%
Peterborough - 5 £67,500 -
Leeds - 5 £73,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +17 4 £68,000 -2.85%
Wiltshire - 4 £67,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 £67,500 -
Cheltenham - 4 - - 1

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 354 (57.56%) Oracle
2 243 (39.51%) Finance
3 230 (37.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 228 (37.07%) Oracle EBS
5 147 (23.90%) ERP
6 142 (23.09%) SAP
7 133 (21.63%) Security Cleared
8 126 (20.49%) SC Cleared
9 121 (19.67%) CRM
10 118 (19.19%) Oracle Payables
11 112 (18.21%) Oracle Receivables
12 109 (17.72%) Oracle General Ledger
12 109 (17.72%) Oracle Financials
13 95 (15.45%) SQL
14 89 (14.47%) Salesforce.com
15 85 (13.82%) Logistics
16 80 (13.01%) Oracle ERP
17 77 (12.52%) Oracle Assets
18 72 (11.71%) Oracle Cash Management
18 72 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
19 71 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
19 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
20 70 (11.38%) Procure-to-pay
21 69 (11.22%) Project Management
22 67 (10.89%) Mentoring
23 63 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (10.24%) Oracle 11i
24 62 (10.08%) PL/SQL
24 62 (10.08%) Oracle Applications
24 62 (10.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (6.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 230 (37.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 228 (37.07%) Oracle EBS
3 118 (19.19%) Oracle Payables
4 112 (18.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 109 (17.72%) Oracle General Ledger
5 109 (17.72%) Oracle Financials
6 80 (13.01%) Oracle ERP
7 77 (12.52%) Oracle Assets
8 72 (11.71%) Oracle Cash Management
9 63 (10.24%) Oracle 11i
10 62 (10.08%) Oracle Applications
10 62 (10.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 45 (7.32%) SAP CRM
12 42 (6.83%) Oracle iProcurement
13 37 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
14 35 (5.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 32 (5.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 27 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
17 25 (4.07%) SAP MM
18 19 (3.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.37%) SaaS
2 22 (3.58%) Taleo
3 6 (0.98%) Force.com
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Heroku
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.49%) NAS
2 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.69%) Oracle Discoverer
2 26 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.90%) SAP BW
4 22 (3.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 18 (2.93%) SAP BI
6 5 (0.81%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
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 16 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.79%) ProC
3 6 (0.98%) LSMW
4 5 (0.81%) Toad
5 3 (0.49%) JDeveloper
General
1 243 (39.51%) Finance
2 46 (7.48%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.04%) Retail
4 29 (4.72%) General Ledger
5 17 (2.76%) Advertising
6 12 (1.95%) Marketing
7 11 (1.79%) Billing
8 6 (0.98%) Publishing
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (1.46%) EDI
2 9 (1.46%) .NET
3 7 (1.14%) Web Services
4 5 (0.81%) XML
4 5 (0.81%) Middleware
5 3 (0.49%) Mason
6 2 (0.33%) COM
7 1 (0.16%) WSH
7 1 (0.16%) BAPI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) XSLT
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.34%) FMCG
3 23 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.30%) Data Conversion
5 8 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 6 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.16%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.16%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.90%) ERP
2 121 (19.67%) CRM
3 85 (13.82%) Logistics
4 72 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (11.38%) Procure-to-pay
7 69 (11.22%) Project Management
8 67 (10.89%) Mentoring
9 52 (8.46%) Workflow
10 47 (7.64%) Cash Management
11 43 (6.99%) Data Migration
11 43 (6.99%) Migration
12 35 (5.69%) Business Development
13 27 (4.39%) Performance Management
14 24 (3.90%) E-business
15 23 (3.74%) GAP Analysis
16 21 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (2.93%) Supply Chain Management
17 18 (2.93%) Business Analysis
18 17 (2.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.45%) SQL
2 62 (10.08%) PL/SQL
3 13 (2.11%) ABAP
4 5 (0.81%) C
5 4 (0.65%) Java
6 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 133 (21.63%) Security Cleared
2 126 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 55 (8.94%) Degree
4 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.30%) CIMA
5 7 (1.14%) ACCA
6 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) CCA
8 3 (0.49%) CISA
9 2 (0.33%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.33%) PMP
9 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.33%) AAT
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.74%) QA
2 17 (2.76%) SLA
3 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 354 (57.56%) Oracle
2 142 (23.09%) SAP
3 89 (14.47%) Salesforce.com
4 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.39%) Siebel
6 12 (1.95%) Hyperion
7 11 (1.79%) JD Edwards
8 10 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
9 9 (1.46%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.65%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.65%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.33%) Google
11 2 (0.33%) CA
12 1 (0.16%) Informatica
12 1 (0.16%) Epicor
12 1 (0.16%) Baan
12 1 (0.16%) Sage
12 1 (0.16%) IBM
12 1 (0.16%) HP
12 1 (0.16%) BMC
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