Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1036 1009 1071
Rank change year-on-year -27 +62 -103
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 153 192 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 151 184
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £27,200 £32,500 £28,825
90th Percentile £75,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% +17.19%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Consultant in the UK

Applications Consultant
Top 13 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 23 July 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 -7 147 £43,750 -12.50% 18
London +14 76 £50,000 - 9
UK excluding London -28 72 £35,000 -22.22% 9
South East -17 26 £35,000 -45.10% 3
South West -10 21 £30,000 -17.81% 2
Midlands +12 13 £36,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +25 7 £22,000 -51.11% 3
North of England +11 7 £57,500 +70.37%
North West +7 6 £57,500 +96.58%
East Midlands +2 6 £36,000 -20.00%
East of England +7 3 - - 1
Scotland -22 2 £50,000 +66.67%
North East - 1 £57,500 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Applications 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 featuring Applications Consultant in the job title.

1 58 (37.91%) Finance
2 48 (31.37%) SQL
3 43 (28.10%) Linux
4 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
5 34 (22.22%) Windows
6 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
6 33 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (19.61%) Java
7 30 (19.61%) Oracle
8 29 (18.95%) SaaS
9 28 (18.30%) ERP
10 27 (17.65%) Presales
11 24 (15.69%) SAP
11 24 (15.69%) Retail
12 23 (15.03%) Degree
12 23 (15.03%) .NET
13 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (11.76%) IIS
15 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 17 (11.11%) Logistics
16 16 (10.46%) ITIL
16 16 (10.46%) Windows Server
16 16 (10.46%) Mobile App
16 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
16 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.80%) High Availability
17 15 (9.80%) Sage
17 15 (9.80%) Marketing
17 15 (9.80%) PaaS
18 14 (9.15%) Unix

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 18 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.92%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.27%) NetSuite
2 5 (3.27%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.96%) Endur
5 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.65%) Advent Moxy
6 1 (0.65%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.95%) SaaS
2 15 (9.80%) PaaS
3 7 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) BPaaS
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Broadband
1 12 (7.84%) SMS
2 10 (6.54%) VPN
3 3 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.31%) DHCP
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) CTI
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.96%) Big Data
6 3 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.96%) Ingres
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.31%) MySQL
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.31%) Power BI
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.61%) Maven
4 2 (1.31%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.31%) MSI
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 58 (37.91%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Retail
3 15 (9.80%) Marketing
4 13 (8.50%) Banking
5 9 (5.88%) Legal
5 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.88%) Publishing
6 8 (5.23%) Advertising
7 4 (2.61%) Front Office
8 3 (1.96%) Back Office
8 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.96%) Local Government
9 2 (1.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) .NET
2 12 (7.84%) Middleware
3 9 (5.88%) Akka
4 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.92%) HTML
6 5 (3.27%) XML
7 4 (2.61%) J2EE
8 2 (1.31%) JSON
8 2 (1.31%) REST
8 2 (1.31%) Web Services
9 1 (0.65%) BAPI
9 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.65%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.65%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.65%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.65%) WCF
9 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.46%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.84%) iPhone
3 12 (7.84%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.92%) EPoS
7 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.27%) Fintech
8 4 (2.61%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.96%) Clustering
9 3 (1.96%) CMDB
9 3 (1.96%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.65%) Life Science
10 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.10%) Linux
2 34 (22.22%) Windows
3 16 (10.46%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.15%) Unix
5 12 (7.84%) Solaris
6 3 (1.96%) Android
6 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) VMS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (18.30%) ERP
3 27 (17.65%) Presales
4 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.11%) Logistics
6 16 (10.46%) ITIL
7 15 (9.80%) High Availability
8 14 (9.15%) Service Design
9 13 (8.50%) Change Management
10 12 (7.84%) Business Continuity
10 12 (7.84%) Capacity Management
10 12 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 12 (7.84%) IT Strategy
10 12 (7.84%) Push Notifications
11 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.88%) Analytics
12 9 (5.88%) DevOps
13 8 (5.23%) Migration
14 7 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.37%) SQL
2 30 (19.61%) Java
3 11 (7.19%) C#
4 9 (5.88%) Java 8
5 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.27%) X++
7 3 (1.96%) C++
7 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.31%) VB
8 2 (1.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) ABAP
9 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.03%) Degree
2 10 (6.54%) AAT
3 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.61%) CISSP
5 4 (2.61%) HND
5 4 (2.61%) SANS
6 3 (1.96%) CCAA
6 3 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.96%) GIAC
7 2 (1.31%) CEH
7 2 (1.31%) CISM
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) CRISC
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) PSD2
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (1.96%) XenApp
1 3 (1.96%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCCM
1 3 (1.96%) TADDM
1 3 (1.96%) vRealize
2 2 (1.31%) Nessus
2 2 (1.31%) Nmap
2 2 (1.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.61%) Oracle
3 24 (15.69%) SAP
4 15 (9.80%) Sage
5 9 (5.88%) Capita
6 7 (4.58%) IBM
7 6 (3.92%) VMware
8 5 (3.27%) Baan
8 5 (3.27%) Pegasus
9 4 (2.61%) Citrix
10 3 (1.96%) BMC
10 3 (1.96%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.31%) Apple
11 2 (1.31%) CA
11 2 (1.31%) Tableau
12 1 (0.65%) Ariba
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco
12 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat