Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Application Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1008 989 1021
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 171 191 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 101 175 218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Applications Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Consultant in the UK

Applications Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Consultant in the UK

Applications Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Consultant over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Consultant in the UK

Applications Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Consultant within the UK 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
England -25 143 £50,000 +6.38% 32
UK excluding London -8 91 £40,000 -3.03% 26
London -29 40 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Midlands +37 37 £47,500 +7.95% 7
South East +9 28 £37,000 -5.73% 8
West Midlands +16 26 £47,500 +62.39% 4
North of England -1 15 £30,000 -17.24% 3
East Midlands +25 11 £46,250 -3.65% 3
North West -3 9 £30,000 +1.69% 2
East of England 0 6 £40,000 -14.89% 1
South West +9 4 £27,000 -26.03% 6
Scotland -38 1 - -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Applications 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 featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (34.50%) Microsoft
1 59 (34.50%) Oracle
2 54 (31.58%) Finance
3 49 (28.65%) SQL
4 45 (26.32%) SAP
5 39 (22.81%) Windows
6 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (21.64%) Presales
7 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
8 33 (19.30%) Web Services
8 33 (19.30%) Retail
8 33 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (17.54%) Analytics
9 30 (17.54%) CRM
9 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
10 29 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (16.96%) Security Cleared
11 27 (15.79%) Manufacturing
11 27 (15.79%) Publishing
11 27 (15.79%) Big Data
11 27 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (15.20%) Business Analytics
12 26 (15.20%) ERP
13 25 (14.62%) Degree
14 24 (14.04%) Linux
14 24 (14.04%) Relational Database
15 22 (12.87%) DevOps
15 22 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (12.87%) Java
15 22 (12.87%) Project Management

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (7.02%) JBoss
1 12 (7.02%) Tomcat
1 12 (7.02%) WebLogic
1 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.68%) IIS
4 7 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) FileNet
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.58%) InVision
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (8.77%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.17%) iTrent
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.58%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.19%) GitHub
4 12 (7.02%) SaaS
5 6 (3.51%) Office 365
6 5 (2.92%) PaaS
7 4 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 3 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.17%) G Suite
9 2 (1.17%) Slack
9 2 (1.17%) Trello
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) HTTP
1 12 (7.02%) SSL
2 11 (6.43%) DNS
3 9 (5.26%) DHCP
4 7 (4.09%) Skype
5 5 (2.92%) MPLS
5 5 (2.92%) VPN
6 4 (2.34%) PBX
7 3 (1.75%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.75%) IPsec
8 2 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.58%) Firewall
9 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.58%) Network Security
9 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.79%) Big Data
3 24 (14.04%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.19%) MySQL
6 13 (7.60%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (7.02%) DataStage
7 12 (7.02%) LucidDB
7 12 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (6.43%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.75%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.75%) Hudson
1 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) AppScan
2 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (31.58%) Finance
2 33 (19.30%) Retail
3 27 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 27 (15.79%) Publishing
4 4 (2.34%) Back Office
4 4 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Front Office
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.30%) Web Services
2 19 (11.11%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) XML
4 14 (8.19%) RESTful
5 13 (7.60%) JSP
6 12 (7.02%) LDAP
6 12 (7.02%) MDX
6 12 (7.02%) SAP XI
6 12 (7.02%) Spring
6 12 (7.02%) Spring Security
6 12 (7.02%) XSLT
7 11 (6.43%) .NET
8 10 (5.85%) Middleware
9 5 (2.92%) CSS
10 3 (1.75%) JSON
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.17%) HTML5
11 2 (1.17%) J2EE
11 2 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.34%) User Experience
6 3 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.17%) EPoS
7 2 (1.17%) Equities
7 2 (1.17%) Life Science
7 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Blog
8 1 (0.58%) CESG
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Windows
2 24 (14.04%) Linux
3 17 (9.94%) Solaris
4 9 (5.26%) VMS
5 7 (4.09%) Unix
6 6 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (21.64%) Presales
2 30 (17.54%) Analytics
2 30 (17.54%) CRM
3 29 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (15.20%) Business Analytics
4 26 (15.20%) ERP
5 22 (12.87%) DevOps
5 22 (12.87%) Project Management
6 20 (11.70%) Logistics
7 19 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
8 18 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 18 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.94%) Data Analytics
9 17 (9.94%) ITIL
10 16 (9.36%) Coaching
10 16 (9.36%) Information Security
10 16 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (9.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.65%) SQL
2 22 (12.87%) Java
3 21 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.02%) ABAP
5 4 (2.34%) C#
5 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.34%) VBA
6 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.17%) C++
7 2 (1.17%) Perl
7 2 (1.17%) PHP
7 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.17%) VB
7 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) COBOL
8 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.62%) Degree
3 9 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.17%) AAT
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ACCA
5 1 (0.58%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.58%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.58%) GXPN
5 1 (0.58%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) MCTS
5 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.94%) Docker
3 7 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Ansible
1 3 (1.75%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.75%) Mesos
1 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.75%) Puppet
1 3 (1.75%) rkt
1 3 (1.75%) Terraform
2 2 (1.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (34.50%) Microsoft
1 59 (34.50%) Oracle
2 45 (26.32%) SAP
3 18 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (9.36%) Google
4 16 (9.36%) IBM
5 12 (7.02%) Cognos
5 12 (7.02%) Informatica
5 12 (7.02%) Intel
5 12 (7.02%) Jaspersoft
5 12 (7.02%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (7.02%) Talend
5 12 (7.02%) TIBCO
5 12 (7.02%) Vertica
6 7 (4.09%) Capita
7 4 (2.34%) Siebel
8 3 (1.75%) Sage
9 2 (1.17%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.17%) New Relic
9 2 (1.17%) VMware