Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Business Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 682 654
Rank change year-on-year -26 -28 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 486 576 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 340 419 651
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.20% -6.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -0.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Consultant in England

Business Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -70 248 £61,500 -1.60% 18
South East +36 70 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North of England 0 67 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Midlands +49 60 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North West 0 50 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +24 40 £57,500 - 4
South West +10 21 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Yorkshire +1 13 £70,000 +48.94%
East of England -12 9 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +36 8 £50,000 +40.85% 1
North East +13 4 £50,000 -
Business Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 155 (31.89%) Finance
2 153 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (20.58%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (19.96%) SQL
5 94 (19.34%) Degree
6 87 (17.90%) SAP
7 73 (15.02%) Microsoft
8 71 (14.61%) SQL Server
9 66 (13.58%) BusinessObjects
10 64 (13.17%) Banking
11 62 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 57 (11.73%) ETL
16 56 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (11.52%) Analytics
17 54 (11.11%) Oracle
18 53 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
19 49 (10.08%) Business Analysis
19 49 (10.08%) Presales
20 48 (9.88%) Derivative
21 46 (9.47%) Front Office
22 45 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 45 (9.26%) Credit Derivative
23 44 (9.05%) QlikView
24 41 (8.44%) Tableau
25 40 (8.23%) Data Modelling
26 39 (8.02%) ERP
27 36 (7.41%) Security Cleared

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 28 (5.76%) SAS
2 16 (3.29%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.44%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 24 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.35%) SAP Business One
2 10 (2.06%) SAP ERP
3 8 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (1.03%) Advent Geneva
6 5 (1.03%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (1.03%) MultiFonds
6 5 (1.03%) NetSuite
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.03%) PORTIA
7 4 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.62%) Workfront
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.41%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.21%) Magento
10 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
2 9 (1.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 9 (1.85%) FinancialForce
3 8 (1.65%) Office 365
4 6 (1.23%) SaaS
5 5 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.62%) Mavenlink
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.21%) Force.com
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) Intacct
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.29%) Skype
2 3 (0.62%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) MPLS
2 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) PBX
3 2 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.21%) ADSL
4 1 (0.21%) VoIP
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 66 (13.58%) BusinessObjects
3 62 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (9.05%) QlikView
7 31 (6.38%) Power BI
8 30 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (5.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.73%) Relational Database
10 23 (4.73%) SAP HANA
11 17 (3.50%) Data Lake
11 17 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (3.29%) SAP Data Services
13 13 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (2.67%) Big Data
14 12 (2.47%) SAP BW
15 9 (1.85%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.65%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 155 (31.89%) Finance
2 64 (13.17%) Banking
3 46 (9.47%) Front Office
4 32 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.94%) Investment Banking
6 22 (4.53%) Advertising
7 13 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.47%) Retail
9 10 (2.06%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.85%) Marketing
11 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 6 (1.23%) Law
11 6 (1.23%) Legal
12 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.53%) .NET
2 11 (2.26%) HTML
3 10 (2.06%) MDX
4 9 (1.85%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) JSP
5 2 (0.41%) Web Services
5 2 (0.41%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) XSLT
6 1 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.58%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.88%) Derivative
3 45 (9.26%) Credit Derivative
3 45 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 13 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.65%) Fintech
8 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.82%) EPoS
9 4 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.62%) Equities
10 3 (0.62%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.21%) Blog
11 1 (0.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) iPad
11 1 (0.21%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.06%) Linux
2 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (1.44%) Windows
3 6 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (11.73%) ETL
5 56 (11.52%) Analytics
6 53 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
7 49 (10.08%) Business Analysis
7 49 (10.08%) Presales
8 40 (8.23%) Data Modelling
9 39 (8.02%) ERP
10 31 (6.38%) Business Development
10 31 (6.38%) Project Management
11 30 (6.17%) Data Analysis
11 30 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.97%) Migration
13 26 (5.35%) Investment Management
13 26 (5.35%) IT Strategy
14 23 (4.73%) Change Management
15 21 (4.32%) ITIL
15 21 (4.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.96%) SQL
2 32 (6.58%) C
3 5 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.03%) R
4 4 (0.82%) Java
4 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.62%) VBA
6 2 (0.41%) C#
6 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.41%) Python
6 2 (0.41%) X++
7 1 (0.21%) ABAP
7 1 (0.21%) C++
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (19.34%) Degree
2 36 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.67%) ACCA
5 13 (2.67%) CIMA
6 7 (1.44%) ISEB
6 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.82%) MBA
7 4 (0.82%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.41%) CIPD
9 2 (0.41%) IIBA
10 1 (0.21%) APMP
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.26%) GAAP
2 8 (1.65%) PMO
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 87 (17.90%) SAP
2 73 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 54 (11.11%) Oracle
4 41 (8.44%) Tableau
5 27 (5.56%) Cognos
6 26 (5.35%) Informatica
7 24 (4.94%) Calypso
7 24 (4.94%) Murex
8 20 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.67%) Sage
10 9 (1.85%) NETSOL
11 7 (1.44%) Jaspersoft
11 7 (1.44%) Logi
11 7 (1.44%) Logi Analytics
11 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.23%) Cassiopae
12 6 (1.23%) SimCorp
12 6 (1.23%) White Clarke
12 6 (1.23%) Xero
13 5 (1.03%) FIS