Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Business Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 331 317
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 41 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 34
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £45,125 £31,250 £33,700
90th Percentile £100,000 £67,250 £71,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +12.20% -6.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,136 11,864 11,648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9,705 10,009 9,724
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Consultant in the North West

Business Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Manchester +12 36 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire -30 4 £45,000 -
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 North West region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (48.78%) IT Strategy
2 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (24.39%) ETL
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Informatica
5 9 (21.95%) SAP
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.51%) Cognos
6 8 (19.51%) QlikView
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (17.07%) Tableau
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Virtual Team
8 5 (12.20%) SAP Business One
9 4 (9.76%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.32%) Presales
10 3 (7.32%) SAP HANA
10 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (4.88%) Citrix
11 2 (4.88%) IBM
11 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.88%) VMware
11 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
11 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (4.88%) Creative Problem-Solving

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.44%) SAS
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (19.51%) QlikView
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (7.32%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.44%) DataStage
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) IT Strategy
2 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (24.39%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (7.32%) Presales
6 2 (4.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.44%) Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.44%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (2.44%) Logistics
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ACCA
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Informatica
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) Cognos
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Tableau
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) Talend