Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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

Business Consultant
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 588 772 750
Rank change year-on-year +184 -22 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 39 102 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.091% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 177
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,900 £35,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 40,900 80,674 97,765
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.25% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,726 63,517 79,261
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Business Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in the UK excluding London

Business Consultant
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Consultant in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Business Consultant in the UK excluding London

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Consultant in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Consultant in the UK excluding London

Business Consultant
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
South East +127 12 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South West +85 12 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England +126 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +78 5 £46,250 +2.78%
North West +98 3 £60,000 +17.07% 2
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +107 2 £40,000 -25.58%
Midlands +100 1 £62,500 +13.64%
West Midlands +77 1 £62,500 +47.06%
Northern Ireland +21 1 - -
Business Consultant
UK

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (23.08%) Use Case
4 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) UML
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) User Stories
6 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (12.82%) Power Platform
8 5 (12.82%) Power BI
8 5 (12.82%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (12.82%) Local Government
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) Java
9 4 (10.26%) JavaScript

Business Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Business One
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Power Platform
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 3 (7.69%) Azure
4 2 (5.13%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) GCP
4 2 (5.13%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Power BI
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Local Government
3 4 (10.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.26%) JSON
1 4 (10.26%) REST
1 4 (10.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (23.08%) Use Case
5 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
5 8 (20.51%) UML
5 8 (20.51%) User Stories
6 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) DSDM
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow