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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 746 717 666
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 202 255 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 169 218 256
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -11 188 £60,000 - 39
London -11 88 £60,000 - 23
South East +28 41 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +41 25 £52,500 -
West Midlands -8 24 £60,000 +6.66% 3
Milton Keynes +39 20 £53,750 -
Berkshire +16 10 £65,500 +0.76% 3
Surrey +14 9 £60,000 +1.05%
Birmingham -12 9 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England - 8 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 - - 3
High Wycombe - 5 £52,500 -
Lichfield - 5 - - 3
Ipswich - 5 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £60,000 -
City of London +30 3 £60,000 - 1
Belfast - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
County Antrim - 3 - - 1
Middlesex +10 2 £66,250 -
North East +6 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Coventry +5 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Tyne and Wear -1 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Slough - 2 £73,750 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
North West +16 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Reading +8 1 £60,000 -7.69%

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 176 (46.19%) Finance
2 129 (33.86%) SAP
3 123 (32.28%) Oracle
4 87 (22.83%) Manufacturing
5 83 (21.78%) CRM
6 81 (21.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 75 (19.69%) Degree
8 74 (19.42%) Oracle EBS
9 73 (19.16%) Microsoft
10 68 (17.85%) ERP
11 61 (16.01%) Logistics
12 60 (15.75%) GAP Analysis
13 59 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 54 (14.17%) Change Management
15 50 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (12.60%) Project Management
17 40 (10.50%) Business Analysis
17 40 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (9.19%) LSMW
18 35 (9.19%) Presales
19 34 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (8.14%) SaaS
20 31 (8.14%) Performance Management
21 30 (7.87%) QA
21 30 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
22 29 (7.61%) SAP HCM
23 28 (7.35%) Problem Management
23 28 (7.35%) Integration Testing
23 28 (7.35%) Data Conversion
23 28 (7.35%) MS Excel

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (1.31%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 81 (21.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 74 (19.42%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (7.61%) SAP HCM
4 28 (7.35%) Oracle Payables
5 27 (7.09%) Dynamics AX
5 27 (7.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 27 (7.09%) SAP WM
6 26 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 24 (6.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 23 (6.04%) Oracle Cash Management
8 23 (6.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 23 (6.04%) SAP SD
9 21 (5.51%) Oracle 11i
10 20 (5.25%) Oracle Assets
11 19 (4.99%) SAP HR
12 18 (4.72%) SAP CO
12 18 (4.72%) SAP FI
12 18 (4.72%) SAP FI/CO
13 16 (4.20%) SAP Payroll
13 16 (4.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.14%) SaaS
2 20 (5.25%) Force.com
3 5 (1.31%) Office 365
3 5 (1.31%) Taleo
3 5 (1.31%) Yammer
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (2.36%) SAP BW
1 9 (2.36%) SAP HANA
1 9 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.31%) EDRMS
3 5 (1.31%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (1.31%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.79%) Essbase
4 3 (0.79%) Lumira
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (9.19%) LSMW
2 2 (0.52%) Toad
3 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 176 (46.19%) Finance
2 87 (22.83%) Manufacturing
3 23 (6.04%) Retail
4 16 (4.20%) Legal
5 13 (3.41%) Advertising
5 13 (3.41%) Billing
6 11 (2.89%) General Ledger
7 9 (2.36%) Marketing
8 5 (1.31%) Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Local Government
9 4 (1.05%) Law
9 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.56%) .NET
2 17 (4.46%) SAP Basis
3 12 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.84%) BAPI
4 7 (1.84%) EDI
4 7 (1.84%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (1.57%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (0.79%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) Ajax
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) Mason
7 1 (0.26%) REST
7 1 (0.26%) SOAP
7 1 (0.26%) Web Services
7 1 (0.26%) XML
7 1 (0.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.35%) Data Conversion
3 24 (6.30%) FMCG
4 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.89%) Economics
5 9 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.31%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.79%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.79%) Life Science
7 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.79%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.78%) CRM
2 68 (17.85%) ERP
3 61 (16.01%) Logistics
4 60 (15.75%) GAP Analysis
5 59 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (14.17%) Change Management
7 48 (12.60%) Project Management
8 40 (10.50%) Business Analysis
9 35 (9.19%) Presales
10 34 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (8.14%) Performance Management
12 30 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
13 28 (7.35%) Integration Testing
13 28 (7.35%) Problem Management
14 26 (6.82%) Business Process Mapping
15 25 (6.56%) PRINCE2
16 22 (5.77%) Procure-to-pay
17 21 (5.51%) Migration
18 20 (5.25%) Validation
19 18 (4.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.09%) SQL
2 25 (6.56%) ABAP
3 18 (4.72%) Java
4 16 (4.20%) VBA
5 12 (3.15%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.84%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.52%) C
7 2 (0.52%) X++
8 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (19.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.62%) ACCA
3 8 (2.10%) CIMA
4 6 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.57%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.57%) PMP
5 4 (1.05%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.79%) MBA
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.87%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 129 (33.86%) SAP
2 123 (32.28%) Oracle
3 73 (19.16%) Microsoft
4 40 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (5.77%) JD Edwards
6 17 (4.46%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (4.20%) ServiceNow
8 12 (3.15%) NetSuite
9 11 (2.89%) Siebel
10 10 (2.62%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.05%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.05%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.79%) CA
12 3 (0.79%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.26%) Epicor
13 1 (0.26%) Infor
13 1 (0.26%) Sage
13 1 (0.26%) Talend
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