Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Functional Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 649 808 780
Rank change year-on-year +159 -28 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 68 245 379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 210 315
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% -4.17% +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 53,032 128,350 153,306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.63% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44,186 102,770 123,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020. 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 +163 59 £53,750 -10.42% 22
London +164 33 £66,000 +5.60% 11
UK excluding London +173 26 £47,500 -17.39% 11
Midlands +98 14 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Work from Home -43 10 £37,500 -42.31% 8
West Midlands +72 9 £55,000 -4.35% 4
South East +172 5 £35,000 -41.67%
East Midlands +85 5 £38,750 -34.04%
North of England +100 4 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South West +122 2 £68,750 +71.88% 1
North West +84 2 £46,250 -22.92% 1
East of England +136 1 £55,000 +5.77%
Yorkshire +69 1 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North East - 1 £57,500 -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 43 (63.24%) Dynamics 365
2 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (51.47%) ERP
4 29 (42.65%) Requirements Gathering
5 26 (38.24%) CRM
5 26 (38.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (35.29%) Workshop Facilitation
7 21 (30.88%) Azure
8 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (29.41%) Power Platform
8 20 (29.41%) Presales
9 18 (26.47%) Coaching
9 18 (26.47%) User Stories
9 18 (26.47%) Customer Engagement
9 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (23.53%) Retail
10 16 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (23.53%) Office 365
10 16 (23.53%) Power BI
10 16 (23.53%) Critical Thinking
10 16 (23.53%) Creative Thinking
11 15 (22.06%) PowerApps
11 15 (22.06%) Sprint Planning
11 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
12 14 (20.59%) Finance
12 14 (20.59%) Process Management
12 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (20.59%) Epics
13 13 (19.12%) Scrum
13 13 (19.12%) Oracle

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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (16.18%) NetSuite
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (1.47%) JDE World
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.47%) SAP CAR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP MDG
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 43 (63.24%) Dynamics 365
2 21 (30.88%) Azure
3 20 (29.41%) Power Platform
4 16 (23.53%) Office 365
5 15 (22.06%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.94%) Power Automate
6 2 (2.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Force.com
7 1 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Power BI
2 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.53%) Retail
2 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
3 14 (20.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) EDI
4 1 (1.47%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
1 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) ERP
2 29 (42.65%) Requirements Gathering
3 26 (38.24%) CRM
4 24 (35.29%) Workshop Facilitation
5 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (29.41%) Presales
6 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.47%) Coaching
6 18 (26.47%) Customer Engagement
6 18 (26.47%) User Stories
7 16 (23.53%) Creative Thinking
7 16 (23.53%) Critical Thinking
8 15 (22.06%) Sprint Planning
9 14 (20.59%) Epics
9 14 (20.59%) Process Management
9 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (19.12%) Scrum
11 12 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (14.71%) Data Migration
12 10 (14.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) ABAP
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) AAT
3 1 (1.47%) ACCA
3 1 (1.47%) CIMA
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) JD Edwards
4 7 (10.29%) SAP
5 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) Workday
7 1 (1.47%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.47%) Demandware
7 1 (1.47%) Pardot
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods