Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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

Functional Consultant
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 840 669 805
Rank change year-on-year -171 +136 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 236 102 233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 158 58 174
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,500 £44,125
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,750 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.55% -7.60% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £74,688
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,375 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -4.00%

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 119,629 60,698 119,437
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.16% 95.15% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80,263 49,706 96,683
10th Percentile £31,891 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Functional Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Functional Consultant.

Salary trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Functional Consultant over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -159 196 £65,000 +13.04% 81
London -156 107 £65,000 -7.14% 41
UK excluding London -164 79 £62,500 +13.64% 41
Work from Home -153 73 £60,000 -4.00% 36
South East -96 32 £50,000 -5.21% 6
North of England -108 21 £65,000 +13.04% 13
Midlands -96 19 £64,750 +26.34% 7
West Midlands -77 13 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North West -86 12 £60,000 -7.69% 10
East Midlands -61 6 £64,500 +61.25% 1
North East -24 5 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Yorkshire -72 4 £67,500 +17.39% 2
East of England -88 3 £67,500 +22.73% 11
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, Functional 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 Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 87 (36.86%) Finance
2 69 (29.24%) CRM
3 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (27.12%) Dynamics 365
5 63 (26.69%) Oracle
6 62 (26.27%) Microsoft
7 61 (25.85%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (24.58%) Social Skills
9 56 (23.73%) Migration
10 53 (22.46%) ERP
11 42 (17.80%) Project Management
12 41 (17.37%) Data Migration
13 40 (16.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 39 (16.53%) Workshop Facilitation
15 38 (16.10%) Data Mapping
16 35 (14.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 33 (13.98%) Requirements Gathering
17 33 (13.98%) Oracle EBS R12
18 31 (13.14%) GAP Analysis
18 31 (13.14%) Retail
19 30 (12.71%) Oracle Fusion
19 30 (12.71%) Business Analysis
19 30 (12.71%) Marketing
20 29 (12.29%) Business Process Analysis
21 28 (11.86%) Project Delivery
21 28 (11.86%) QA
22 27 (11.44%) SQL
23 25 (10.59%) SaaS
24 24 (10.17%) User Stories
24 24 (10.17%) Data Modelling

Functional 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 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (13.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 22 (9.32%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (9.32%) Oracle ERP
4 21 (8.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (8.90%) Oracle Applications
5 19 (8.05%) NetSuite
5 19 (8.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 16 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (6.78%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (3.81%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (3.39%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (2.97%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (2.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
12 4 (1.69%) Workday HCM
13 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 64 (27.12%) Dynamics 365
2 40 (16.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 35 (14.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 25 (10.59%) SaaS
5 24 (10.17%) Power Platform
6 15 (6.36%) PowerApps
7 13 (5.51%) Azure
7 13 (5.51%) Power Automate
8 7 (2.97%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.42%) ClickUp
10 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.05%) Big Data
2 18 (7.63%) Power BI
3 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.27%) Metadata
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.85%) OLAP
7 2 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.85%) QlikView
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.85%) Tableau
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 87 (36.86%) Finance
2 58 (24.58%) Social Skills
3 31 (13.14%) Retail
4 30 (12.71%) Marketing
5 15 (6.36%) Manufacturing
6 12 (5.08%) Billing
7 10 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.39%) Law
9 7 (2.97%) Banking
9 7 (2.97%) General Ledger
9 7 (2.97%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (2.12%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (2.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (2.12%) Investment Banking
12 3 (1.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.97%) COM
3 4 (1.69%) XML
4 3 (1.27%) XSLT
5 2 (0.85%) EDI
5 2 (0.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (5.93%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.27%) Life Science
5 3 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.85%) Social Media
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) FMCG
7 1 (0.42%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.27%) Windows
1 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.24%) CRM
2 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.73%) Migration
4 53 (22.46%) ERP
5 42 (17.80%) Project Management
6 41 (17.37%) Data Migration
7 39 (16.53%) Workshop Facilitation
8 38 (16.10%) Data Mapping
9 33 (13.98%) Requirements Gathering
10 31 (13.14%) GAP Analysis
11 30 (12.71%) Business Analysis
12 29 (12.29%) Business Process Analysis
13 28 (11.86%) Project Delivery
14 24 (10.17%) Data Modelling
14 24 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (10.17%) User Stories
15 22 (9.32%) Scrum
16 21 (8.90%) Procure-to-Pay
16 21 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.44%) SQL
2 7 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.85%) ABAP
3 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.85%) Python
3 2 (0.85%) R
3 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.42%) C
4 1 (0.42%) C#
4 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (7.63%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (5.08%) PMP
4 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.85%) AAT
6 2 (0.85%) ACCA
6 2 (0.85%) CIMA
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.86%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.12%) IFRS
3 4 (1.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 63 (26.69%) Oracle
2 62 (26.27%) Microsoft
3 61 (25.85%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (6.78%) JD Edwards
5 10 (4.24%) Conga
6 9 (3.81%) SAP
7 5 (2.12%) Workday
8 4 (1.69%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.27%) JDA
10 2 (0.85%) Adobe
10 2 (0.85%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.85%) Databricks
10 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.85%) Siebel
11 1 (0.42%) BT
11 1 (0.42%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.42%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.42%) Pardot
11 1 (0.42%) ReadSoft