Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 675 773 932
Rank change year-on-year +98 +159 -83
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 577 426 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 425 322 303
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,800 £46,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%

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 167,509 166,662 193,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.24% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,969 137,221 162,582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +126 532 £60,000 +4.35% 47
UK excluding London +91 306 £57,500 +4.55% 33
London +2 217 £65,000 +8.33% 18
North of England +72 90 £55,000 - 5
Midlands +59 81 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East -25 60 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +52 57 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West +10 56 £55,000 -2.22% 3
East of England +15 32 £60,000 +8.11% 8
Yorkshire +57 31 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +24 24 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Scotland -23 22 £56,250 +12.50% 5
South West +3 18 £61,250 +5.60% 4
North East - 3 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Wales +10 1 £52,500 -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 372 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 288 (49.91%) Finance
3 213 (36.92%) Dynamics 365
4 202 (35.01%) Advertising
5 201 (34.84%) CRM
6 188 (32.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 163 (28.25%) Dynamics AX
8 151 (26.17%) ERP
9 132 (22.88%) SQL
10 117 (20.28%) Logistics
11 95 (16.46%) Oracle
12 69 (11.96%) Marketing
13 67 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 66 (11.44%) PMO
15 63 (10.92%) Presales
16 58 (10.05%) Oracle EBS
17 57 (9.88%) Retail
17 57 (9.88%) Business Analysis
18 54 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
19 53 (9.19%) SAP
20 52 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
21 51 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
22 49 (8.49%) Manufacturing
23 45 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
24 39 (6.76%) X++
25 38 (6.59%) Oracle EBS R12
25 38 (6.59%) Mason
26 36 (6.24%) Oracle Financials
27 35 (6.07%) ACCA
28 33 (5.72%) Customer-Centricity

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 13 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 188 (32.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 163 (28.25%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (10.05%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (6.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 36 (6.24%) Oracle Financials
6 27 (4.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
7 21 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (3.47%) Oracle 11i
9 17 (2.95%) Oracle ERP
10 15 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 15 (2.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 12 (2.08%) SAP CO
11 12 (2.08%) SAP FI
11 12 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (1.91%) NetSuite
13 10 (1.73%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (1.39%) HFM
14 8 (1.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 213 (36.92%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (1.73%) SaaS
3 7 (1.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.87%) Office 365
6 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.35%) Yammer
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.69%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.69%) Essbase
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (0.69%) Power BI
7 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.35%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.17%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 288 (49.91%) Finance
2 202 (35.01%) Advertising
3 69 (11.96%) Marketing
4 57 (9.88%) Retail
5 49 (8.49%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.77%) General Ledger
7 13 (2.25%) Local Government
8 12 (2.08%) Banking
8 12 (2.08%) Legal
9 9 (1.56%) International Banking
10 5 (0.87%) Automotive
11 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.59%) Mason
2 14 (2.43%) .NET
3 10 (1.73%) XML
4 5 (0.87%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.52%) WSH
6 2 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) jQuery
7 1 (0.17%) MDX
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.95%) Fintech
4 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.69%) Derivative
7 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.69%) Equities
7 4 (0.69%) Life Science
8 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.35%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.35%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.73%) Linux
2 9 (1.56%) Unix
2 9 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (34.84%) CRM
2 151 (26.17%) ERP
3 117 (20.28%) Logistics
4 63 (10.92%) Presales
5 57 (9.88%) Business Analysis
6 52 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (5.72%) Customer-Centricity
9 32 (5.55%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (3.12%) Project Management
11 18 (3.12%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (2.08%) ETL
13 10 (1.73%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (1.73%) Migration
14 9 (1.56%) Change Management
14 9 (1.56%) Process Improvement
14 9 (1.56%) Process Management
14 9 (1.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 132 (22.88%) SQL
2 39 (6.76%) X++
3 30 (5.20%) PL/SQL
4 15 (2.60%) C#
5 13 (2.25%) Apex Code
6 7 (1.21%) C
6 7 (1.21%) Java
7 5 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) C++
8 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.07%) ACCA
3 32 (5.55%) CIMA
4 24 (4.16%) Degree
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) AAT
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.44%) PMO
2 5 (0.87%) GAAP
2 5 (0.87%) QA
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 372 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 95 (16.46%) Oracle
3 54 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
4 53 (9.19%) SAP
5 32 (5.55%) JD Edwards
6 22 (3.81%) Infor
7 19 (3.29%) Epicor
7 19 (3.29%) Sage
8 6 (1.04%) Pegasus
8 6 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.69%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.52%) Facebook
10 3 (0.52%) Workday
11 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.35%) Tableau
12 1 (0.17%) Capita
12 1 (0.17%) IBM
12 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.17%) Sony
12 1 (0.17%) Temenos