Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 1014 1065
Rank change year-on-year 0 +51 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Consultant 134 173 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.099% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.10% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 120 112 157
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £69,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% +15.38%

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 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -6 130 £50,000 - 34
London +56 73 £55,000 +4.76% 9
UK excluding London -22 57 £36,000 -20.00% 26
South East -12 18 £35,000 -46.15% 9
South West +13 14 £40,000 +17.65% 5
Midlands +4 9 £36,000 -20.00% 5
North of England +42 7 £57,500 +53.33% 3
East of England +21 7 £27,250 -31.88% 3
North West +10 6 £56,750 +51.33% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £36,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +16 3 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Scotland +2 2 £28,500 -5.00% 1
North East - 1 £57,500 -

Applications Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 39 (29.10%) Finance
3 35 (26.12%) Linux
4 34 (25.37%) Oracle
5 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
6 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.40%) SaaS
8 25 (18.66%) Java
9 23 (17.16%) ERP
10 22 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (15.67%) Retail
12 20 (14.93%) Presales
13 18 (13.43%) PaaS
14 15 (11.19%) Marketing
14 15 (11.19%) .NET
14 15 (11.19%) Windows
14 15 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (10.45%) Mobile App
15 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (10.45%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (9.70%) iPhone
16 13 (9.70%) SAP
16 13 (9.70%) Broadband
16 13 (9.70%) SMS
16 13 (9.70%) Oracle Database
16 13 (9.70%) Push Notifications
17 11 (8.21%) J2EE
17 11 (8.21%) WebLogic
17 11 (8.21%) Oracle CX

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 11 (8.21%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (4.48%) NetSuite
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (4.48%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (2.99%) SAP IBP
4 4 (2.99%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (2.24%) Endur
6 2 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.75%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.75%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.75%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.40%) SaaS
2 18 (13.43%) PaaS
3 11 (8.21%) Oracle CX
4 6 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.99%) BPaaS
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) Broadband
1 13 (9.70%) SMS
2 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.24%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) CTI
3 1 (0.75%) DHCP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.22%) MySQL
5 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.73%) Electronic Patient Records
7 5 (3.73%) Ingres
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.49%) Hudson
2 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) Maven
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Retail
3 15 (11.19%) Marketing
4 9 (6.72%) Banking
5 8 (5.97%) Advertising
5 8 (5.97%) Legal
6 6 (4.48%) Local Government
7 4 (2.99%) Front Office
8 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.24%) Publishing
9 2 (1.49%) German Language
9 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) .NET
2 11 (8.21%) J2EE
3 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.46%) HTML
4 7 (5.22%) Akka
5 6 (4.48%) XML
6 3 (2.24%) Middleware
6 3 (2.24%) REST
6 3 (2.24%) SOAP
6 3 (2.24%) Spring
7 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.49%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.49%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) EJB
8 1 (0.75%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.75%) JMS
8 1 (0.75%) Servlets
8 1 (0.75%) Struts
8 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.70%) iPhone
4 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.22%) EPoS
6 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.73%) FMCG
7 5 (3.73%) NHS
8 3 (2.24%) Fintech
8 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.75%) Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) Unix
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Android
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) ERP
2 22 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (14.93%) Presales
4 14 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (9.70%) Push Notifications
6 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.46%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (5.97%) CRM
8 7 (5.22%) Analytics
8 7 (5.22%) Data Transformation
8 7 (5.22%) E-Discovery
8 7 (5.22%) ITIL
8 7 (5.22%) Logistics
8 7 (5.22%) Service Design
9 6 (4.48%) Change Management
9 6 (4.48%) DevOps
9 6 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (4.48%) Migration
9 6 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 25 (18.66%) Java
3 9 (6.72%) C#
4 7 (5.22%) Java 8
4 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.48%) PHP
5 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.73%) X++
7 3 (2.24%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) CCAA
3 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) CEH
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) GSEC
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 6 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) PSD2
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.24%) XenApp
1 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (25.37%) Oracle
2 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.70%) SAP
4 7 (5.22%) Pegasus
4 7 (5.22%) Sage
5 5 (3.73%) Baan
5 5 (3.73%) Citrix
6 3 (2.24%) OpenLink
7 2 (1.49%) Google
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Advent
8 1 (0.75%) Ariba
8 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Infor
8 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com