Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Consultant was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1029 939 1093
Rank change year-on-year -90 +154 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 156 223 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 108 189 180
UK median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.58% -1.04% +11.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,197
% change year-on-year -12.50% +13.65% +8.30%

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 170,562 164,124 197,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.56% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 139,513 136,338 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -91 136 £42,000 -11.58% 24
UK excluding London -65 82 £35,000 -12.50% 13
London -55 53 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South East -3 32 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Midlands -4 20 £47,500 +3.26% 5
West Midlands +10 17 £50,000 +36.99% 3
South West -4 15 £30,000 -17.81% 3
North West -11 9 £30,000 +15.38%
North of England -13 9 £30,000 -20.00%
East of England -31 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £40,000 -16.67% 2
Scotland -39 2 £50,000 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 (37.18%) Finance
2 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.56%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (26.92%) Windows
4 40 (25.64%) SAP
4 40 (25.64%) Oracle
5 35 (22.44%) ERP
6 31 (19.87%) Degree
7 30 (19.23%) Linux
8 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 27 (17.31%) Java
9 27 (17.31%) SQL
9 27 (17.31%) Retail
9 27 (17.31%) SaaS
10 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (15.38%) Presales
11 21 (13.46%) Oracle Database
11 21 (13.46%) Logistics
12 20 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (12.82%) .NET
12 20 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
13 19 (12.18%) Publishing
14 18 (11.54%) CRM
15 17 (10.90%) ITIL
15 17 (10.90%) Management Information System
15 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
15 17 (10.90%) High Availability
15 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
16 16 (10.26%) Service Design

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 16 (10.26%) IIS
2 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) InVision
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (5.13%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.28%) iTrent
5 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.64%) Endur
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.31%) SaaS
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.62%) PaaS
4 9 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.77%) GitHub
5 3 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.28%) G Suite
6 2 (1.28%) Slack
6 2 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.28%) Trello
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) VPN
2 6 (3.85%) DHCP
2 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) Broadband
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) SMS
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.05%) Big Data
7 3 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.28%) Power BI
9 1 (0.64%) Ingres
9 1 (0.64%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.92%) MSI
3 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.28%) Maven
3 2 (1.28%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 58 (37.18%) Finance
2 27 (17.31%) Retail
3 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
3 19 (12.18%) Publishing
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Back Office
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.82%) .NET
2 15 (9.62%) Middleware
3 12 (7.69%) Web Services
4 9 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (1.92%) J2EE
5 3 (1.92%) REST
6 2 (1.28%) Akka
6 2 (1.28%) BAPI
6 2 (1.28%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.28%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.28%) SAPUI5
6 2 (1.28%) WCF
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.64%) CSS3
7 1 (0.64%) HTML5
7 1 (0.64%) JSON
7 1 (0.64%) Node.js
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (10.90%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.56%) Fintech
8 3 (1.92%) CMDB
9 2 (1.28%) Clustering
9 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
10 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.64%) iPhone
10 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.64%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.92%) Windows
2 30 (19.23%) Linux
3 17 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.62%) Solaris
5 11 (7.05%) Unix
6 6 (3.85%) VMS
7 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.92%) Android
8 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (22.44%) ERP
3 24 (15.38%) Presales
4 21 (13.46%) Logistics
5 20 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.54%) CRM
7 17 (10.90%) High Availability
7 17 (10.90%) ITIL
8 16 (10.26%) Service Design
9 15 (9.62%) Business Continuity
9 15 (9.62%) Capacity Management
9 15 (9.62%) Change Management
9 15 (9.62%) Incident Management
9 15 (9.62%) IT Strategy
10 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (8.33%) Project Management
12 12 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (7.69%) Information Security
12 12 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) Java
1 27 (17.31%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) C#
3 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) VBA
4 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.92%) VB
5 2 (1.28%) ABAP
5 2 (1.28%) C++
5 2 (1.28%) Java 8
5 2 (1.28%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Degree
2 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) AAT
4 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.21%) HND
6 5 (3.21%) SANS
7 4 (2.56%) CISSP
8 3 (1.92%) GIAC
9 2 (1.28%) CEH
9 2 (1.28%) CISM
9 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.64%) ACCA
10 1 (0.64%) CISA
10 1 (0.64%) CRISC
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) MCSA
10 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.85%) GDPR
3 4 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) PSD2
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.77%) Docker
3 5 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) SCOM
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.92%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.92%) TADDM
4 2 (1.28%) Nessus
4 2 (1.28%) Nmap
4 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.64%) Oracle
2 40 (25.64%) SAP
3 15 (9.62%) IBM
4 14 (8.97%) Capita
4 14 (8.97%) Sage
5 11 (7.05%) Google
6 10 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.49%) VMware
8 3 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.28%) Apple
9 2 (1.28%) CA
9 2 (1.28%) Tableau
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.64%) Avature
10 1 (0.64%) HP
10 1 (0.64%) Infor
10 1 (0.64%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.64%) Veeam
10 1 (0.64%) Xero