Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 763 901
Rank change year-on-year +81 +138 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 541 449 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 398 327 284
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +4.35%

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 163,095 170,091 191,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.09% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131,470 137,314 161,223
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 +121 495 £60,000 +4.35% 36
UK excluding London +86 283 £57,500 +4.55% 23
London +79 210 £62,500 +4.17% 16
Midlands +73 73 £55,000 +7.32% 5
North of England +28 64 £57,250 -6.53% 4
South East +3 61 £48,250 -12.27% 5
West Midlands +62 48 £55,000 +7.32% 3
East of England +22 38 £60,000 +4.35% 3
North West +13 38 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +37 25 £60,000 - 2
South West 0 24 £58,750 -6.00% 1
Yorkshire +36 23 £59,500 +13.33% 1
Scotland +2 21 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North East - 3 £57,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 345 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 255 (47.13%) Finance
3 214 (39.56%) Dynamics 365
4 191 (35.30%) CRM
5 177 (32.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 158 (29.21%) Dynamics AX
7 146 (26.99%) Advertising
8 136 (25.14%) ERP
9 115 (21.26%) SQL
10 111 (20.52%) Logistics
11 74 (13.68%) Marketing
12 71 (13.12%) Oracle
13 67 (12.38%) Salesforce.com
13 67 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 65 (12.01%) PMO
14 65 (12.01%) Presales
15 54 (9.98%) Business Analysis
16 50 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
17 47 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (8.32%) Oracle EBS
19 44 (8.13%) Retail
20 43 (7.95%) Manufacturing
21 42 (7.76%) Mason
22 40 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (7.21%) SAP
24 34 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
25 32 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
25 32 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
26 31 (5.73%) Oracle EBS R12
27 30 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing

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 19 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 177 (32.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 158 (29.21%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (8.32%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (5.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (4.81%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (3.51%) Oracle 11i
8 16 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
9 15 (2.77%) Oracle Assets
9 15 (2.77%) Oracle Payables
9 15 (2.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 14 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (2.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 13 (2.40%) Oracle iProcurement
12 12 (2.22%) NetSuite
13 8 (1.48%) Elite 3E
13 8 (1.48%) SAP CO
13 8 (1.48%) SAP FI
13 8 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (1.48%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 214 (39.56%) Dynamics 365
2 13 (2.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 12 (2.22%) SaaS
4 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.92%) Office 365
7 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.92%) Power BI
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.37%) Essbase
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.37%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 255 (47.13%) Finance
2 146 (26.99%) Advertising
3 74 (13.68%) Marketing
4 44 (8.13%) Retail
5 43 (7.95%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.22%) Local Government
7 10 (1.85%) Banking
7 10 (1.85%) Legal
8 9 (1.66%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.11%) International Banking
10 5 (0.92%) Automotive
11 4 (0.74%) German Language
11 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.76%) Mason
2 15 (2.77%) .NET
3 8 (1.48%) J2EE
4 7 (1.29%) XML
5 3 (0.55%) WSH
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.37%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.18%) jQuery
7 1 (0.18%) MDX
7 1 (0.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.59%) Fintech
3 12 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.74%) Derivative
7 4 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.74%) Equities
8 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.37%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.11%) Linux
1 6 (1.11%) Unix
1 6 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (35.30%) CRM
2 136 (25.14%) ERP
3 111 (20.52%) Logistics
4 65 (12.01%) Presales
5 54 (9.98%) Business Analysis
6 50 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (4.62%) Customer-Centricity
12 23 (4.25%) Project Management
13 14 (2.59%) SDLC
13 14 (2.59%) Translating Business Requirements
14 12 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (2.22%) ETL
14 12 (2.22%) Regression Testing
15 11 (2.03%) Customer Engagement
15 11 (2.03%) Validation
16 10 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.26%) SQL
2 26 (4.81%) X++
3 14 (2.59%) PL/SQL
4 12 (2.22%) C#
5 11 (2.03%) Apex Code
6 10 (1.85%) Java
7 6 (1.11%) C
8 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.37%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (4.07%) ACCA
3 21 (3.88%) Degree
4 19 (3.51%) CIMA
5 4 (0.74%) PMP
6 3 (0.55%) MCSE
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.01%) PMO
2 6 (1.11%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) GAAP
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) SEPA
Vendors
1 345 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.12%) Oracle
3 67 (12.38%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (7.21%) SAP
5 16 (2.96%) JD Edwards
6 8 (1.48%) Infor
7 7 (1.29%) Epicor
7 7 (1.29%) Sage
8 4 (0.74%) Pegasus
8 4 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.55%) Facebook
10 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.37%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.37%) Tableau
10 2 (0.37%) Workday
11 1 (0.18%) IBM
11 1 (0.18%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.18%) Sony
11 1 (0.18%) Temenos