Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Consultant was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 179 184
Rank change year-on-year +35 +5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 40 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 12
Birmingham median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% -5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,557 4,058 3,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.03% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,108 3,230
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Business Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Birmingham

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Business Consultant in Birmingham

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Consultant in Birmingham

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Business Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 19 (47.50%) Banking
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Process Management
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (32.50%) ETL
7 13 (32.50%) Analytics
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (30.00%) Retail Banking
9 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
12 8 (20.00%) Cognos
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) Tableau
13 7 (17.50%) QlikView
13 7 (17.50%) Business Analytics
13 7 (17.50%) Fintech
13 7 (17.50%) Virtual Team
13 7 (17.50%) XML
13 7 (17.50%) Unix
13 7 (17.50%) Windows
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) SOA
13 7 (17.50%) Informatica
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) International Banking
14 6 (15.00%) Workflow

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (5.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (17.50%) QlikView
6 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (15.00%) Data Lake
6 6 (15.00%) Power BI
7 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.00%) HDInsight
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
10 1 (2.50%) Big Data
10 1 (2.50%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Banking
3 12 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (17.50%) International Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Fintech
1 7 (17.50%) Virtual Team
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (37.50%) Process Management
3 13 (32.50%) Analytics
3 13 (32.50%) ETL
4 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Business Analytics
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 6 (15.00%) RAD
6 6 (15.00%) Workflow
7 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) BPMN
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
11 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
11 1 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
11 1 (2.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C
3 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Cognos
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
1 8 (20.00%) Tableau
2 7 (17.50%) Informatica
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) NETSOL