The median annual salary for a Business Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 607 520
Rank change year-on-year +10 -87  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Consultant 288 336 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 178 252 449
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in the UK

Business Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Consultant in the UK

Business Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Consultant in the UK

Business Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 256 £55,000 - 31
London -7 149 £57,500 -8.00% 14
South East +77 46 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South West -1 17 £50,000 +6.38% 1
West Midlands +12 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +11 14 £65,000 +1.96% 4
Gloucestershire +9 14 £50,000 -16.66%
Surrey +31 12 £46,250 +7.55%
Edinburgh +1 11 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 10 - -
Egham - 10 - -
Berkshire +19 9 £55,000 - 2
Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 2
Hampshire +22 8 £50,000 -13.04%
North West -44 8 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Reading +18 7 £55,000 - 1
City of London -3 7 £72,500 +16.00% 5
Yorkshire -17 6 £53,750 +26.47% 4
Cheltenham - 5 £65,000 -
Staffordshire +16 3 £85,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Solihull -7 3 £60,000 -
Manchester -46 3 £43,750 +23.23% 3
West Yorkshire +13 2 £70,000 +97.18% 2
Maidenhead +13 2 - -
South Wales +12 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds +7 2 £70,000 +69.69% 2
Newport +5 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Lichfield +4 2 - -
Birmingham +3 2 £38,750 +46.22%

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Business 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 Business Consultant in the job title.

1 163 (29.64%) Finance
2 154 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 113 (20.55%) Degree
4 108 (19.64%) SAP
5 98 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (16.73%) SQL
7 86 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (15.09%) ERP
8 83 (15.09%) Business Analysis
9 76 (13.82%) SQL Server
10 72 (13.09%) Banking
11 71 (12.91%) Oracle
11 71 (12.91%) Microsoft
12 63 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (11.45%) Telecoms
13 62 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (11.09%) Project Management
15 57 (10.36%) Analytics
16 56 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 56 (10.18%) BusinessObjects
17 55 (10.00%) Mentoring
18 52 (9.45%) Security Cleared
19 51 (9.27%) Retail
20 49 (8.91%) C
21 48 (8.73%) Derivative
22 47 (8.55%) ETL
22 47 (8.55%) Change Management
22 47 (8.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
23 45 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 45 (8.18%) GAP Analysis

Business 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 10 (1.82%) NetWeaver
2 8 (1.45%) SAS
2 8 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (6.00%) SAP Business One
2 17 (3.09%) NetSuite
2 17 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.82%) SAP ERP
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.27%) Workfront
8 6 (1.09%) Finacle
8 6 (1.09%) Summit
8 6 (1.09%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.82%) SaaS
3 18 (3.27%) Azure Machine Learning
4 12 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.18%) Force.com
5 9 (1.64%) Intacct
6 7 (1.27%) FinancialForce.com
6 7 (1.27%) Mavenlink
7 6 (1.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 5 (0.91%) Office 365
9 4 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.73%) IaaS
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.36%) PaaS
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Taleo
11 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.45%) Skype
2 6 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.73%) PBX
4 3 (0.55%) Internet
5 2 (0.36%) Broadband
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.18%) PSTN
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (10.18%) BusinessObjects
3 56 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (8.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 45 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (4.91%) SAP Data Services
8 25 (4.55%) Power BI
9 23 (4.18%) QlikView
10 22 (4.00%) Big Data
10 22 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 16 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (2.73%) Hadoop
13 14 (2.55%) SAP HANA
14 10 (1.82%) Lumira
14 10 (1.82%) MySQL
14 10 (1.82%) Pentaho
14 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.73%) JDeveloper
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 163 (29.64%) Finance
2 72 (13.09%) Banking
3 63 (11.45%) Telecoms
4 51 (9.27%) Retail
5 27 (4.91%) Front Office
6 25 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 24 (4.36%) Investment Banking
8 19 (3.45%) Manufacturing
9 17 (3.09%) Advertising
10 12 (2.18%) Marketing
11 11 (2.00%) Legal
12 9 (1.64%) Law
12 9 (1.64%) Local Government
13 8 (1.45%) Billing
14 5 (0.91%) Back Office
15 4 (0.73%) Automotive
16 1 (0.18%) Games
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.27%) .NET
2 6 (1.09%) CSS
2 6 (1.09%) HTML
3 4 (0.73%) Middleware
3 4 (0.73%) XML
4 3 (0.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.18%) CGI
5 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.18%) OLE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.18%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.73%) Derivative
3 25 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
3 25 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 25 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (4.18%) Equities
4 23 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.82%) Fintech
8 6 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.91%) FMCG
10 4 (0.73%) EPoS
11 3 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.55%) User Experience
12 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.18%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.18%) iPad
13 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.64%) Windows
2 8 (1.45%) Linux
3 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.73%) Unix
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (15.09%) Business Analysis
3 83 (15.09%) ERP
4 63 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (11.09%) Project Management
6 57 (10.36%) Analytics
7 55 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 47 (8.55%) Change Management
8 47 (8.55%) ETL
9 45 (8.18%) GAP Analysis
10 39 (7.09%) Business Development
10 39 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (6.00%) Presales
12 29 (5.27%) Data Modelling
13 25 (4.55%) CRM
14 24 (4.36%) Data Visualisation
14 24 (4.36%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 24 (4.36%) Visualisation
15 23 (4.18%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.73%) SQL
2 49 (8.91%) C
3 18 (3.27%) T-SQL
4 16 (2.91%) R
5 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) ABAP
7 1 (0.18%) JCL
7 1 (0.18%) VBA
7 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 113 (20.55%) Degree
2 52 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.18%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (2.00%) ISEB
7 8 (1.45%) HND
8 6 (1.09%) MBA
9 5 (0.91%) CIMA
9 5 (0.91%) IIBA
9 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.55%) CIPD
10 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.36%) ACCA
11 2 (0.36%) CCA
11 2 (0.36%) MCP
11 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.36%) PMP
12 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.64%) PMO
2 6 (1.09%) QA
3 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) GAAP
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Kibana
1 1 (0.18%) logstash
1 1 (0.18%) Nagios
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (19.64%) SAP
2 71 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.91%) Oracle
3 32 (5.82%) Cognos
4 28 (5.09%) Sage
5 27 (4.91%) Tableau
6 24 (4.36%) Calypso
6 24 (4.36%) Murex
7 17 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
7 17 (3.09%) Teradata
8 15 (2.73%) Epicor
8 15 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.73%) Workday
9 12 (2.18%) Informatica
9 12 (2.18%) JD Edwards
10 11 (2.00%) Infor
11 10 (1.82%) Talend
12 9 (1.64%) Jaspersoft
12 9 (1.64%) Pega
13 8 (1.45%) Maconomy
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: to £45,000 DoE
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Manager - £35,000 - 45,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-t
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Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Business Doctors
Posted: 13 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
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London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £73,000 + Plus package (30 days paid Holidays)
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City, London
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
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London
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + On Call + Over Time
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