Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 874 891
Rank change year-on-year +131 +17 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 460 323 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 330 236 373
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -0.87% -11.54% +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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +57 369 £62,500 +8.70% 61
London +7 190 £62,500 +8.70% 25
UK excluding London +51 189 £57,000 -0.87% 40
North of England +36 56 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Midlands +30 54 £62,500 +22.55% 9
West Midlands +6 46 £63,000 +23.53% 5
North West +16 32 £62,500 +25.00% 8
Wales +36 28 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 23 £55,000 -1.79% 4
Scotland -25 20 £50,000 - 5
South East -14 15 £63,750 +6.25% 8
East of England +15 13 £57,000 -0.87% 3
East Midlands +15 8 £46,250 -17.78% 4
South West -9 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North East - 1 £70,000 - 1

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 224 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 208 (45.22%) Finance
3 129 (28.04%) ERP
4 121 (26.30%) Dynamics AX
5 117 (25.43%) Oracle
6 112 (24.35%) Dynamics 365
7 111 (24.13%) CRM
8 109 (23.70%) Advertising
9 108 (23.48%) SAP
10 102 (22.17%) Dynamics CRM
11 58 (12.61%) Logistics
12 51 (11.09%) SQL
13 47 (10.22%) Oracle Financials
13 47 (10.22%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (8.91%) Oracle EBS R12
15 40 (8.70%) Manufacturing
15 40 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (7.83%) Retail
16 36 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (7.17%) Degree
18 30 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
18 30 (6.52%) JD Edwards
18 30 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (6.30%) PL/SQL
20 28 (6.09%) Project Management
20 28 (6.09%) Oracle Payables
21 26 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
21 26 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
22 25 (5.43%) 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 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 121 (26.30%) Dynamics AX
2 102 (22.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 47 (10.22%) Oracle Financials
4 41 (8.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (6.09%) Oracle Payables
7 25 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
7 25 (5.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
9 18 (3.91%) SAP FI
10 17 (3.70%) SAP HCM
11 16 (3.48%) Oracle 11i
12 15 (3.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 14 (3.04%) SAP SD
14 13 (2.83%) SAP CO
14 13 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO
14 13 (2.83%) SAP S/4HANA
15 11 (2.39%) NetSuite
15 11 (2.39%) Oracle HRMS
15 11 (2.39%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 112 (24.35%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
3 15 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 14 (3.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 9 (1.96%) Taleo
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.65%) Office 365
8 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (1.74%) SAP HANA
2 8 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.30%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.09%) Power BI
4 5 (1.09%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.43%) LSMW
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 208 (45.22%) Finance
2 109 (23.70%) Advertising
3 40 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 36 (7.83%) Retail
5 18 (3.91%) General Ledger
6 15 (3.26%) Marketing
7 6 (1.30%) Law
8 4 (0.87%) Billing
9 3 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.70%) Mason
2 15 (3.26%) COM
3 10 (2.17%) .NET
4 9 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (1.52%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 5 (1.09%) Life Science
5 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.22%) Fintech
6 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.04%) ERP
2 111 (24.13%) CRM
3 58 (12.61%) Logistics
4 40 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (6.09%) Project Management
7 26 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (5.22%) Business Analysis
8 24 (5.22%) Presales
9 23 (5.00%) Change Management
9 23 (5.00%) Migration
10 22 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (4.57%) Data Migration
12 19 (4.13%) System Testing
13 18 (3.91%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
15 15 (3.26%) Coaching
15 15 (3.26%) Procure-to-Pay
16 12 (2.61%) System Integration Testing
16 12 (2.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.09%) SQL
2 29 (6.30%) PL/SQL
3 12 (2.61%) C#
3 12 (2.61%) X++
4 11 (2.39%) Apex Code
5 10 (2.17%) ABAP
6 6 (1.30%) Java
7 5 (1.09%) VB
8 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.43%) PeopleCode
9 2 (0.43%) SQR
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (7.17%) Degree
2 25 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.22%) ACCA
3 24 (5.22%) CIMA
4 18 (3.91%) MBA
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.70%) PMO
2 11 (2.39%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) GAAP
Vendors
1 224 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 117 (25.43%) Oracle
3 108 (23.48%) SAP
4 47 (10.22%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (6.52%) JD Edwards
6 24 (5.22%) Sage
7 21 (4.57%) Infor
8 20 (4.35%) Epicor
9 18 (3.91%) CA
10 14 (3.04%) Workday
11 10 (2.17%) Pegasus
11 10 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.74%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.65%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.22%) Capita
14 1 (0.22%) Ceridian
14 1 (0.22%) Conga
14 1 (0.22%) IFS
14 1 (0.22%) Pardot