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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 212 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 8 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £31,000 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Applications Consultant Salary Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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
Warwickshire -1 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Birmingham - 2 £47,000 -
Solihull - 1 £65,000 -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) VBScript
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) Cognos
2 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (75.86%) DTS
2 22 (75.86%) SLA
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) ETL
3 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Report Studio
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (41.38%) Data Transformation
4 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.90%) BYOD
6 2 (6.90%) Swedish Language
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) SaaS
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (75.86%) DTS
3 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Report Studio
3 12 (41.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (6.90%) Swedish Language
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Finnish Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) BYOD
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ETL
1 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Data Transformation
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
1 22 (75.86%) VBScript
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cognos
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle