Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 758 893
Rank change year-on-year +6 +135 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 427 452 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 277 335 256
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -8.33% -

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 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +61 361 £60,000 +4.35% 135
UK excluding London +33 195 £56,250 +2.27% 123
London +28 178 £65,000 +8.33% 28
Midlands +44 40 £53,750 +2.38% 25
North of England +2 37 £55,000 -13.04% 35
South East -6 36 £47,500 -9.52% 24
North West -12 26 £55,000 -15.38% 21
West Midlands +28 24 £50,000 -13.04% 15
Scotland +13 24 £51,250 +2.50% 13
East of England +37 22 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South West +30 20 £62,500 +12.11% 13
East Midlands +13 16 £57,500 +24.32% 10
Northern Ireland - 10 - -
Yorkshire +16 8 £61,250 +11.36% 8
Wales -24 6 £65,000 +30.00% 3
North East - 3 £57,500 - 6

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 243 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 203 (47.54%) Finance
3 156 (36.53%) CRM
4 136 (31.85%) Dynamics 365
5 127 (29.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 123 (28.81%) ERP
7 113 (26.46%) Dynamics AX
8 78 (18.27%) Logistics
9 76 (17.80%) Advertising
10 73 (17.10%) SQL
10 73 (17.10%) Oracle
11 72 (16.86%) Salesforce.com
12 67 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (15.69%) Presales
13 51 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (11.48%) Business Analysis
15 48 (11.24%) Marketing
16 42 (9.84%) Manufacturing
17 41 (9.60%) Retail
17 41 (9.60%) SAP
18 40 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
20 34 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 32 (7.49%) PMO
22 31 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (6.79%) Degree
24 28 (6.56%) Project Management
24 28 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
25 25 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
26 23 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification

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 22 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 127 (29.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (26.46%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (4.45%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (4.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (3.28%) Scribe Insight
7 13 (3.04%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (2.81%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (2.81%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (2.81%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (2.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 9 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (1.87%) Elite 3E
11 8 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (1.87%) SAP CO
11 8 (1.87%) SAP FI
11 8 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 136 (31.85%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (4.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 15 (3.51%) Office 365
4 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.87%) SaaS
6 7 (1.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.64%) Power BI
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.47%) DTS
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.47%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.47%) Toad
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 203 (47.54%) Finance
2 76 (17.80%) Advertising
3 48 (11.24%) Marketing
4 42 (9.84%) Manufacturing
5 41 (9.60%) Retail
6 9 (2.11%) Legal
7 7 (1.64%) Automotive
7 7 (1.64%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Local Government
10 2 (0.47%) German Language
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.28%) .NET
2 9 (2.11%) J2EE
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.70%) WSH
5 2 (0.47%) EDI
5 2 (0.47%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.23%) MDX
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.41%) Fintech
6 4 (0.94%) Derivative
6 4 (0.94%) Equities
7 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.47%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.47%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.53%) CRM
2 123 (28.81%) ERP
3 78 (18.27%) Logistics
4 67 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (15.69%) Presales
5 51 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 31 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.56%) Project Management
9 25 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (4.92%) SDLC
11 19 (4.45%) Customer-Centricity
12 18 (4.22%) Regression Testing
12 18 (4.22%) Waterfall
13 17 (3.98%) Change Management
14 14 (3.28%) Business Process Analysis
14 14 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
14 14 (3.28%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (3.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.10%) SQL
2 20 (4.68%) X++
3 10 (2.34%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.11%) Java
5 8 (1.87%) C#
6 7 (1.64%) Apex Code
7 6 (1.41%) C
8 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (6.79%) Degree
2 23 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.81%) ACCA
4 10 (2.34%) CIMA
5 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.70%) MCSE
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.49%) PMO
2 6 (1.41%) QA
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) GAAP
5 1 (0.23%) SEPA
Vendors
1 243 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 73 (17.10%) Oracle
3 72 (16.86%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (9.60%) SAP
5 12 (2.81%) JD Edwards
6 11 (2.58%) Pegasus
6 11 (2.58%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.64%) Epicor
7 7 (1.64%) Infor
7 7 (1.64%) Sage
8 4 (0.94%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.70%) Facebook
9 3 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.70%) Workday
10 2 (0.47%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.47%) Google
11 1 (0.23%) FIS
11 1 (0.23%) Temenos