Functional Consultant
UK

The median Functional Consultant salary in the UK is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

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

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 600 836 920
Rank change year-on-year +236 +84 -214
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 228 187 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 181 143 146
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +4.35%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,958 103,999 130,968
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.39% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,845 65,598 82,588
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 17 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 20 February 2024. 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 +218 192 £65,000 - 53
UK excluding London +186 130 £55,000 -15.38% 27
Work from Home +152 91 £70,000 -9.68% 51
London +145 48 £75,000 +11.11% 23
Midlands +72 46 £50,000 -21.57% 9
North of England +129 43 £61,250 -5.77% 4
West Midlands +103 40 £50,000 -20.00% 6
North West +70 26 £62,500 -3.10% 3
South East +75 17 £50,000 -23.08% 9
South West +39 11 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +110 9 £75,000 +15.38%
North East - 8 £60,000 - 1
Wales +9 6 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +9 5 £62,500 -3.85% 3
Scotland -25 3 £92,500 +23.33%
East of England +40 2 £80,000 +30.61% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £100,000 -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 20 February 2024, Functional Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 99 (43.42%) Dynamics 365
2 86 (37.72%) Finance
3 84 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 68 (29.82%) Social Skills
5 66 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
7 45 (19.74%) Agile
8 40 (17.54%) Migration
9 38 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 38 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 36 (15.79%) Power Platform
11 34 (14.91%) Procure-to-Pay
12 32 (14.04%) NetSuite
13 31 (13.60%) CRM
14 30 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
14 30 (13.16%) Order to Cash
14 30 (13.16%) Record to Report
14 30 (13.16%) Requirements Gathering
14 30 (13.16%) Legacy Systems
15 29 (12.72%) Roadmaps
16 27 (11.84%) Degree
17 26 (11.40%) GAP Analysis
18 25 (10.96%) SAP
18 25 (10.96%) Azure
19 24 (10.53%) Workday
20 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (9.65%) System Testing
21 22 (9.65%) Workday HCM
22 21 (9.21%) ERP

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.07%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (14.04%) NetSuite
2 30 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (9.65%) Workday HCM
4 9 (3.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (3.95%) SAP Business One
5 5 (2.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.32%) SAP CO
7 3 (1.32%) SAP EWM
7 3 (1.32%) SAP FI
7 3 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.88%) Endur
8 2 (0.88%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 99 (43.42%) Dynamics 365
2 36 (15.79%) Power Platform
3 25 (10.96%) Azure
4 20 (8.77%) PowerApps
5 19 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (5.70%) Power Automate
7 9 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (2.19%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (1.75%) MailChimp
10 3 (1.32%) Miro
10 3 (1.32%) OCI
11 2 (0.88%) SaaS
12 1 (0.44%) Intacct
12 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) Power BI
2 11 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.19%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
General
1 86 (37.72%) Finance
2 68 (29.82%) Social Skills
3 19 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.46%) Law
5 14 (6.14%) Retail
6 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.82%) Marketing
8 10 (4.39%) General Ledger
9 5 (2.19%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.44%) EDI
2 1 (0.44%) Lightning Web Components
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) REST
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (0.44%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.16%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (1.75%) Low-Code
2 4 (1.75%) Onboarding
2 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.88%) Swaptions
3 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.44%) FMCG
4 1 (0.44%) Life Science
4 1 (0.44%) Product Ownership
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
2 52 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (19.74%) Agile
4 40 (17.54%) Migration
5 38 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 38 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 34 (14.91%) Procure-to-Pay
7 31 (13.60%) CRM
8 30 (13.16%) Order to Cash
8 30 (13.16%) Record to Report
8 30 (13.16%) Requirements Gathering
9 29 (12.72%) Roadmaps
10 26 (11.40%) GAP Analysis
11 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (9.65%) System Testing
13 21 (9.21%) ERP
14 19 (8.33%) Presales
15 18 (7.89%) User Stories
16 16 (7.02%) DevOps
16 16 (7.02%) Legacy Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.70%) SQL
2 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.32%) ABAP
4 2 (0.88%) Java
4 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.84%) Degree
3 17 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.19%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 84 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.96%) SAP
3 24 (10.53%) Workday
4 17 (7.46%) Oracle
5 7 (3.07%) Salesforce
6 2 (0.88%) OpenLink
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase
6 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) Pega
7 1 (0.44%) Sage