The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Consultant
Rank 214 206 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.056% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.058% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -25.87%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +33.33%
Applications Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 5142 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.22% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4479 4376 3966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Applications Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +5 1 £27,500 -9.83%
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (75.00%) SLA
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Cognos
3 9 (75.00%) ETL
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) Web Development
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) PHP
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle

Applications Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications 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 Applications Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) MSI
3 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ETL
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCA
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCEA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCEE
1 1 (8.33%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Cognos
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix