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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Consultant
Rank 188 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 23 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.99% -10.00%
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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 8 £25,000 -
Solihull -2 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Birmingham -10 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Coventry - 3 £27,500 -
Applications Consultant
England

Applications Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) CRM
4 14 (48.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
5 10 (34.48%) Cognos
5 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
5 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (34.48%) DTS
5 10 (34.48%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) VBScript
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) SLA
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.69%) Data Transformation
7 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.24%) ETL
9 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Java
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (13.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.90%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (34.48%) DTS
3 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (13.79%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (13.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) CRM
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
2 6 (20.69%) Data Transformation
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) VBScript
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cognos
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle