Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 790 897
Rank change year-on-year +23 +107 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 385 436 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 247 320 245
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.54% -5.60%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -7.69%

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 16 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 11 December 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 +31 315 £60,000 - 173
UK excluding London +62 181 £60,000 +4.35% 145
London +35 156 £62,500 +4.17% 48
North of England +28 39 £55,000 -8.33% 39
South East +39 33 £48,250 -12.27% 20
Midlands +27 31 £62,500 +4.17% 32
North West +12 28 £55,000 -12.00% 20
East of England +35 23 £62,500 -7.41% 18
Scotland +12 22 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Midlands +5 22 £66,250 +8.16% 20
Northern Ireland - 15 - - 1
South West +22 10 £60,000 +33.33% 16
Yorkshire +28 9 £51,250 +2.50% 15
East Midlands +25 9 £50,000 +8.11% 12
Wales -19 9 £65,000 +30.00% 6
North East - 2 £65,000 - 4

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 176 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 149 (38.70%) Finance
3 132 (34.29%) CRM
4 121 (31.43%) ERP
5 93 (24.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 85 (22.08%) Dynamics AX
7 84 (21.82%) Dynamics 365
8 81 (21.04%) Oracle
9 76 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (16.62%) SAP
11 62 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (14.81%) Presales
13 54 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (12.99%) Manufacturing
14 50 (12.99%) Logistics
15 46 (11.95%) SQL
16 43 (11.17%) Advertising
17 38 (9.87%) Business Analysis
18 35 (9.09%) Marketing
19 34 (8.83%) Degree
20 29 (7.53%) SharePoint
21 28 (7.27%) Retail
21 28 (7.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
22 27 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
22 27 (7.01%) Project Management
23 25 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
24 23 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (5.97%) Waterfall
25 20 (5.19%) Oracle ERP

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 29 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 93 (24.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (22.08%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (5.19%) Oracle ERP
5 15 (3.90%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (3.38%) SAP MM
7 12 (3.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (3.12%) SAP CO
7 12 (3.12%) SAP FI
7 12 (3.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (3.12%) SAP SD
7 12 (3.12%) Scribe Insight
8 11 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (2.60%) HFM
9 10 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (2.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 8 (2.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (21.82%) Dynamics 365
2 28 (7.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 20 (5.19%) Office 365
4 17 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (3.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 6 (1.56%) SaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.26%) Boomi
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (3.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.82%) SAP HANA
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.30%) Power BI
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.52%) DTS
8 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.52%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.52%) Toad
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 149 (38.70%) Finance
2 50 (12.99%) Manufacturing
3 43 (11.17%) Advertising
4 35 (9.09%) Marketing
5 28 (7.27%) Retail
6 16 (4.16%) Automotive
7 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.08%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Banking
9 5 (1.30%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.04%) German Language
11 3 (0.78%) Billing
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.16%) .NET
2 11 (2.86%) J2EE
2 11 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.04%) SAP Core Interface
3 4 (1.04%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.52%) EDI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.26%) WCF
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.78%) FMCG
4 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.26%) Life Science
6 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (34.29%) CRM
2 121 (31.43%) ERP
3 62 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (14.81%) Presales
5 54 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (12.99%) Logistics
7 38 (9.87%) Business Analysis
8 27 (7.01%) Project Management
8 27 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (5.97%) Waterfall
10 19 (4.94%) Procure-to-Pay
11 17 (4.42%) Workshop Facilitation
12 16 (4.16%) Change Management
12 16 (4.16%) SDLC
13 15 (3.90%) Regression Testing
14 14 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.38%) Customer Engagement
15 13 (3.38%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (3.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.95%) SQL
2 13 (3.38%) X++
3 11 (2.86%) Java
4 9 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.08%) C#
5 8 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.82%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (8.83%) Degree
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.78%) MCSE
3 3 (0.78%) PMP
4 2 (0.52%) ACCA
4 2 (0.52%) CIMA
4 2 (0.52%) MCP
4 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.16%) PMO
2 5 (1.30%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GAAP
4 1 (0.26%) SEPA
Vendors
1 176 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 81 (21.04%) Oracle
3 76 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (16.62%) SAP
5 13 (3.38%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.38%) PeopleSoft
6 11 (2.86%) Pegasus
7 10 (2.60%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.04%) Ariba
8 4 (1.04%) Infor
8 4 (1.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.78%) Epicor
9 3 (0.78%) Google
9 3 (0.78%) Sage
9 3 (0.78%) Workday
10 2 (0.52%) Temenos
11 1 (0.26%) Dell
11 1 (0.26%) Facebook
11 1 (0.26%) Informatica