The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £43,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
Software Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £42,000 -
Runcorn - 3 £45,000 -
Software Consultant
North West

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) JAX-WS
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) POJO
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Batch
5 1 (10.00%) JDBC
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) WSDL
5 1 (10.00%) JAXB
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
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