Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1020 1047 1003
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44 -114
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 179 171 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.094% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 102 158 255
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,900 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,700 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -13.33%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +30 152 £50,000 +17.65% 6
UK excluding London +39 96 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands +50 43 £45,000 +21.42%
London -9 41 £53,750 +13.16% 3
West Midlands +26 29 £48,750 +68.10%
South East +52 28 £48,750 +30.00% 2
East Midlands +39 14 £45,000 +2.27%
North of England -1 13 £37,500 +15.38%
South West +34 7 £21,000 -36.84% 1
North West -3 6 £37,500 +15.38%
East of England +6 4 £40,000 -14.89%
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
Scotland -6 1 - -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 55 (30.73%) Oracle
2 54 (30.17%) Finance
3 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
4 44 (24.58%) SAP
4 44 (24.58%) Windows
5 42 (23.46%) SQL
6 40 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (19.55%) Presales
9 34 (18.99%) Publishing
9 34 (18.99%) Linux
10 33 (18.44%) Retail
11 32 (17.88%) Active Directory
12 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
13 30 (16.76%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.76%) Manufacturing
14 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (15.08%) Analytics
15 27 (15.08%) Customer Requirements
15 27 (15.08%) Web Services
15 27 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (14.53%) DevOps
17 25 (13.97%) Degree
18 24 (13.41%) ERP
18 24 (13.41%) CRM
18 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
18 24 (13.41%) Big Data
19 23 (12.85%) HTML
19 23 (12.85%) Java

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 (6.70%) JBoss
1 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
1 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
1 12 (6.70%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.91%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.35%) IIS
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) FileNet
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (7.26%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (5.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.56%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.56%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.56%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.26%) Office 365
3 9 (5.03%) GitHub
3 9 (5.03%) SaaS
4 5 (2.79%) CloudBees
4 5 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.23%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) IaaS
7 2 (1.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) HTTP
1 12 (6.70%) LDAP
1 12 (6.70%) SSL
2 10 (5.59%) DNS
3 8 (4.47%) DHCP
3 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.91%) Skype
5 6 (3.35%) Firewall
6 5 (2.79%) MPLS
6 5 (2.79%) VPN
7 4 (2.23%) PBX
8 3 (1.68%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.68%) IPsec
9 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.56%) Network Security
10 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.41%) Big Data
3 21 (11.73%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.26%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (7.26%) MySQL
5 12 (6.70%) DataStage
5 12 (6.70%) LucidDB
5 12 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.03%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.91%) JIRA
4 6 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.79%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.79%) GoCD
5 5 (2.79%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.79%) Selenium
5 5 (2.79%) Subversion
5 5 (2.79%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.56%) AppScan
7 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (30.17%) Finance
2 34 (18.99%) Publishing
3 33 (18.44%) Retail
4 30 (16.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.68%) Back Office
6 3 (1.68%) Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Billing
6 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.68%) Law
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 3 (1.68%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) Web Services
2 23 (12.85%) HTML
3 16 (8.94%) XML
4 15 (8.38%) SAP XI
5 13 (7.26%) JSP
6 12 (6.70%) MDX
6 12 (6.70%) Spring
6 12 (6.70%) Spring Security
6 12 (6.70%) XSLT
7 11 (6.15%) Middleware
8 10 (5.59%) .NET
9 9 (5.03%) RESTful
10 6 (3.35%) CSS
11 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.23%) HTML5
12 3 (1.68%) JSON
12 3 (1.68%) Node.js
12 3 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.68%) REST
12 3 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.79%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.79%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (2.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.68%) EPoS
6 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Life Science
7 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.56%) Blog
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.58%) Windows
2 34 (18.99%) Linux
3 14 (7.82%) Solaris
4 13 (7.26%) Unix
5 9 (5.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.91%) VMS
7 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.79%) CoreOS
8 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.55%) Presales
3 27 (15.08%) Analytics
3 27 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (15.08%) Customer Requirements
4 26 (14.53%) DevOps
5 24 (13.41%) CRM
5 24 (13.41%) ERP
6 22 (12.29%) Project Management
7 21 (11.73%) Business Analytics
7 21 (11.73%) Logistics
8 20 (11.17%) Data Modelling
9 17 (9.50%) ITIL
9 17 (9.50%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.94%) Customer Engagement
10 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
11 15 (8.38%) ETL
11 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
11 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (7.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.46%) SQL
2 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.85%) Java
4 15 (8.38%) ABAP
5 9 (5.03%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.03%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.91%) Python
7 5 (2.79%) C#
7 5 (2.79%) Groovy
7 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) Perl
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
9 2 (1.12%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.97%) Degree
3 7 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.35%) CISM
4 6 (3.35%) CISSP
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ACCA
6 1 (0.56%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.56%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.56%) GXPN
6 1 (0.56%) IIBA
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MCTS
6 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.56%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.50%) Docker
3 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) oVirt
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) Puppet
2 8 (4.47%) Ansible
2 8 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.79%) Graphite
3 5 (2.79%) Nagios
4 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.68%) Mesos
4 3 (1.68%) rkt
4 3 (1.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (30.73%) Oracle
2 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
3 44 (24.58%) SAP
4 16 (8.94%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (7.82%) Google
6 12 (6.70%) Cognos
6 12 (6.70%) Informatica
6 12 (6.70%) Intel
6 12 (6.70%) Jaspersoft
6 12 (6.70%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (6.70%) Talend
6 12 (6.70%) TIBCO
6 12 (6.70%) Vertica
7 11 (6.15%) IBM
8 7 (3.91%) AppDynamics
8 7 (3.91%) New Relic
9 6 (3.35%) Apple
10 5 (2.79%) Dynatrace
10 5 (2.79%) Nintex
10 5 (2.79%) Siebel