The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 127 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.087% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £33,250 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.54% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
Software Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 1982 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 93.71% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1788 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,709 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Sage 200
2 3 (60.00%) Sage 50
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (60.00%) Exchequer
2 3 (60.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (60.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (60.00%) CODA
2 3 (60.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Sage 200
1 3 (60.00%) Sage 50
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (60.00%) Exchequer
1 3 (60.00%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Pegasus
1 3 (60.00%) CODA
1 3 (60.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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