The first table below looks at the demand for the Business 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 Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 209 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 12 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.32% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Business 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 Business Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham -1 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Wolverhampton - 4 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +7 1 £50,000 +31.57%
Coventry +7 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business 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 Business Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (34.48%) Analytics
2 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) CRM
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Business Development
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 7 (24.14%) Retail
4 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
4 7 (24.14%) Logistics
5 6 (20.69%) Billing
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Marketing
5 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Digital Media
5 6 (20.69%) Social Media
5 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (20.69%) .NET
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) EAM
5 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.24%) Process Management
6 5 (17.24%) Metastorm
6 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business 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 Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Movex
1 3 (10.34%) Infor M3
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Business One
2 2 (6.90%) e-Work
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Billing
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Corporate Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Digital Media
1 6 (20.69%) Social Media
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Analytics
2 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) CRM
3 8 (27.59%) Business Development
4 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
4 7 (24.14%) Logistics
5 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) EAM
5 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.24%) Process Management
6 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Metastorm
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.45%) CODA
5 1 (3.45%) Sage