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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 754 730 625
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 181 207 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 154 177 264
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +9 167 £60,000 - 65
London -9 83 £55,000 -8.33% 30
South East +28 37 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Buckinghamshire - 18 £56,250 - 2
Milton Keynes - 16 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -10 15 £60,000 - 7
Middlesex +25 12 £65,000 +18.18%
North West +32 8 £56,250 +12.50% 8
Manchester +25 8 £56,250 +12.50% 8
East of England +3 7 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £56,250 +10.29%
City of London +38 5 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Birmingham -2 5 £75,000 +57.89% 3
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire +15 4 £66,250 +26.19%
South West -9 4 £45,000 -23.40% 5
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 4 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North East +3 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Northumberland - 2 £51,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 - 2
Aldershot - 2 - -
Banbury - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 -
Lichfield - 2 - -
Midlands +10 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £52,500 -12.50% 2

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 184 (49.60%) Finance
2 142 (38.27%) Oracle
3 120 (32.35%) SAP
4 96 (25.88%) Manufacturing
5 93 (25.07%) ERP
5 93 (25.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 80 (21.56%) CRM
7 75 (20.22%) Oracle EBS
8 69 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 66 (17.79%) Project Management
10 65 (17.52%) Degree
11 51 (13.75%) Logistics
12 47 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (11.86%) Business Analysis
14 43 (11.59%) Oracle Payables
15 42 (11.32%) SQL
16 40 (10.78%) Oracle Receivables
16 40 (10.78%) FMCG
17 39 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (9.70%) Dynamics AX
18 36 (9.70%) GAP Analysis
18 36 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (9.16%) Change Management
19 34 (9.16%) SAP WM
20 33 (8.89%) Oracle Cash Management
21 31 (8.36%) Oracle Financials
22 30 (8.09%) QA
23 29 (7.82%) Oracle 11i
23 29 (7.82%) Oracle Assets
24 28 (7.55%) PL/SQL

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 13 (3.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 93 (25.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 75 (20.22%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (11.59%) Oracle Payables
4 40 (10.78%) Oracle Receivables
5 36 (9.70%) Dynamics AX
6 34 (9.16%) SAP WM
7 33 (8.89%) Oracle Cash Management
8 31 (8.36%) Oracle Financials
9 29 (7.82%) Oracle 11i
9 29 (7.82%) Oracle Assets
10 26 (7.01%) Dynamics CRM
10 26 (7.01%) Oracle Applications
11 25 (6.74%) Dynamics NAV
11 25 (6.74%) Oracle General Ledger
12 23 (6.20%) SAP SD
13 22 (5.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 21 (5.66%) SAP SCM
15 19 (5.12%) SAP PM
16 18 (4.85%) Oracle iProcurement
17 17 (4.58%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.85%) Force.com
2 15 (4.04%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Taleo
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.27%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (1.62%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.62%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.81%) Essbase
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (4.04%) LSMW
2 11 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.35%) Toad
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 184 (49.60%) Finance
2 96 (25.88%) Manufacturing
3 23 (6.20%) Retail
4 20 (5.39%) General Ledger
5 19 (5.12%) Advertising
6 16 (4.31%) Billing
7 10 (2.70%) Legal
8 5 (1.35%) Local Government
9 4 (1.08%) Law
9 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.81%) Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.81%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.66%) .NET
2 10 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (2.16%) SAP Basis
4 7 (1.89%) Web Services
5 6 (1.62%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (1.08%) BAPI
6 4 (1.08%) EDI
6 4 (1.08%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.08%) XML
7 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.81%) CSS
7 3 (0.81%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.81%) HTML
7 3 (0.81%) LINQ
7 3 (0.81%) Middleware
7 3 (0.81%) SOAP
7 3 (0.81%) WCF
8 2 (0.54%) HTML5
8 2 (0.54%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.78%) FMCG
2 36 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.28%) Economics
4 12 (3.23%) Data Conversion
5 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.81%) Equities
6 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.07%) ERP
2 80 (21.56%) CRM
3 66 (17.79%) Project Management
4 51 (13.75%) Logistics
5 47 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (11.86%) Business Analysis
7 39 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (9.70%) GAP Analysis
9 34 (9.16%) Change Management
10 27 (7.28%) BPR
11 25 (6.74%) Presales
11 25 (6.74%) Procure-to-pay
12 22 (5.93%) Integration Testing
13 21 (5.66%) Migration
14 20 (5.39%) Workflow
15 19 (5.12%) Business Process Mapping
16 16 (4.31%) Data Migration
16 16 (4.31%) Validation
17 15 (4.04%) Analytics
17 15 (4.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.32%) SQL
2 28 (7.55%) PL/SQL
3 11 (2.96%) ABAP
4 8 (2.16%) C#
4 8 (2.16%) Java
4 8 (2.16%) VBA
4 8 (2.16%) X++
5 7 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.08%) C
6 4 (1.08%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 65 (17.52%) Degree
2 14 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.23%) ACCA
4 9 (2.43%) CIMA
5 8 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.62%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.08%) MBA
7 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.08%) PMP
8 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.09%) QA
2 16 (4.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 15 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 142 (38.27%) Oracle
2 120 (32.35%) SAP
3 69 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (4.31%) Pegasus
6 10 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 9 (2.43%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.62%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.08%) CA
10 4 (1.08%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.08%) Informatica
11 3 (0.81%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.81%) Siebel
12 2 (0.54%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.54%) Epicor
12 2 (0.54%) Infor
12 2 (0.54%) Sage
13 1 (0.27%) Tableau
13 1 (0.27%) Talend
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