Period
to 24 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 730 661 875
Rank change year-on-year -69 +214 -186
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 226 191 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 131 146 184
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,825
25th Percentile £56,000 £51,250 £51,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £78,125 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +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 96,384 76,617 138,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.80% 95.15% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68,881 62,268 111,367
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 14 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 24 June 2021. 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 -55 174 £65,000 - 48
London -41 105 £71,250 +1.79% 28
UK excluding London -64 72 £60,000 +2.13% 22
Work from Home -188 63 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Midlands -49 25 £60,000 -11.11% 8
West Midlands -39 22 £58,250 -18.25% 8
South East -17 17 £58,000 -7.20% 5
North of England -45 16 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North West -22 13 £72,500 +23.93% 5
Scotland -42 9 £52,500 -22.22% 2
South West -80 4 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands -49 3 £60,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire -51 3 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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.

1 106 (46.90%) ERP
2 104 (46.02%) Oracle
3 93 (41.15%) Social Skills
4 83 (36.73%) Finance
5 63 (27.88%) Oracle ERP
5 63 (27.88%) Dynamics 365
6 60 (26.55%) Microsoft
6 60 (26.55%) Security Cleared
7 55 (24.34%) Oracle Certification
8 52 (23.01%) SaaS
8 52 (23.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 49 (21.68%) Requirements Gathering
10 48 (21.24%) Oracle Payables
11 46 (20.35%) Oracle Receivables
12 45 (19.91%) Workshop Facilitation
13 40 (17.70%) GAP Analysis
14 38 (16.81%) Manufacturing
15 35 (15.49%) CRM
16 33 (14.60%) Migration
16 33 (14.60%) Oracle Cash Management
17 32 (14.16%) Dynamics CRM
18 31 (13.72%) Data Migration
18 31 (13.72%) Oracle General Ledger
18 31 (13.72%) GDPR
19 30 (13.27%) General Ledger
19 30 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (13.27%) Change Management
19 30 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (12.83%) Power Platform
21 28 (12.39%) Project Delivery

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 6 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Adobe Premiere
2 15 (6.64%) Oracle Smart View
3 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 63 (27.88%) Oracle ERP
2 48 (21.24%) Oracle Payables
3 46 (20.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 33 (14.60%) Oracle Cash Management
5 32 (14.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (13.72%) Oracle General Ledger
7 26 (11.50%) Oracle EBS
8 24 (10.62%) Oracle Assets
9 23 (10.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 22 (9.73%) Oracle EBS R12
11 18 (7.96%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (6.19%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (5.75%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (4.87%) NetSuite
15 10 (4.42%) SAP S/4HANA
16 9 (3.98%) SAP HR
17 7 (3.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 7 (3.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 6 (2.65%) Oracle SCM
19 4 (1.77%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.88%) Dynamics 365
2 52 (23.01%) SaaS
3 29 (12.83%) Power Platform
4 17 (7.52%) PowerApps
5 12 (5.31%) Azure
6 10 (4.42%) Power Automate
7 8 (3.54%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (0.88%) GitHub
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Stripe
9 1 (0.44%) Force.com
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.29%) Power BI
2 15 (6.64%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (1.77%) Essbase
5 2 (0.88%) QlikView
5 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) JIRA
1 4 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 93 (41.15%) Social Skills
2 83 (36.73%) Finance
3 38 (16.81%) Manufacturing
4 30 (13.27%) General Ledger
5 27 (11.95%) Retail
6 15 (6.64%) Billing
6 15 (6.64%) Law
7 14 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (3.98%) Marketing
9 7 (3.10%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (3.10%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.21%) French Language
12 3 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.88%) Advertising
13 2 (0.88%) Banking
13 2 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.44%) Back Office
14 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (2.21%) XML
3 4 (1.77%) EDI
3 4 (1.77%) Middleware
3 4 (1.77%) Web Services
4 3 (1.33%) COM
5 2 (0.88%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (4.87%) FMCG
3 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.44%) Life Science
6 1 (0.44%) Social Media
6 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.90%) ERP
2 49 (21.68%) Requirements Gathering
3 45 (19.91%) Workshop Facilitation
4 40 (17.70%) GAP Analysis
5 35 (15.49%) CRM
6 33 (14.60%) Migration
7 31 (13.72%) Data Migration
8 30 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (13.27%) Change Management
8 30 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (12.39%) Project Delivery
10 26 (11.50%) Accounts Receivable
11 25 (11.06%) Accounts Payable
12 24 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (10.62%) Risk Management
13 23 (10.18%) Mentoring
14 22 (9.73%) Cash Management
14 22 (9.73%) Project Management
14 22 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (9.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.75%) SQL
2 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.65%) C
4 3 (1.33%) Java
4 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) VB
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (26.55%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.34%) Oracle Certification
3 52 (23.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (9.29%) CIPD
5 16 (7.08%) Degree
6 11 (4.87%) MBA
7 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.77%) ACCA
8 4 (1.77%) CIMA
9 3 (1.33%) AAT
9 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.44%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.72%) GDPR
2 4 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) IFRS
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 104 (46.02%) Oracle
2 60 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.95%) SAP
4 18 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (5.31%) JD Edwards
6 7 (3.10%) Concur
6 7 (3.10%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) CA
8 1 (0.44%) Cassiopae
8 1 (0.44%) hybris
8 1 (0.44%) Infor
8 1 (0.44%) Pega
8 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Workday
8 1 (0.44%) Zuora