The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 296 336 309
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 6 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.047% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.051% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 19
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £52,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
Software Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (25.00%) JDBC
3 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Vermilion
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (16.67%) STL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Ada

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) Ada
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (25.00%) Vermilion
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Kofax