The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 761 737 729
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 117 125 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 134
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
Software Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in England

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Software Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
London -1 43 £47,500 -24.00% 6
South East -3 42 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East of England -23 8 £39,000 +4.00% 2
East Midlands -7 6 £34,000 +13.33%
North West -7 5 £41,500 +66.00% 4
South West -27 5 £29,250 -22.00%
Yorkshire -29 5 £34,000 +78.94% 3
North East -18 3 - -
West Midlands -28 2 £37,250 +24.16%
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 83 (35.32%) SQL
2 60 (25.53%) Finance
3 51 (21.70%) Degree
4 49 (20.85%) Java
5 41 (17.45%) SQL Server
5 41 (17.45%) Project Management
6 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
7 36 (15.32%) C#
8 35 (14.89%) Oracle
9 32 (13.62%) MS Excel
10 29 (12.34%) HTML
10 29 (12.34%) .NET
11 27 (11.49%) Banking
11 27 (11.49%) Business Analysis
11 27 (11.49%) Windows
12 26 (11.06%) XML
12 26 (11.06%) OO
12 26 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (10.64%) CRM
14 23 (9.79%) JavaScript
15 22 (9.36%) C++
16 21 (8.94%) UNIX
16 21 (8.94%) Asset Management
17 20 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (8.09%) Sage
19 18 (7.66%) Back Office
19 18 (7.66%) Software Engineering
19 18 (7.66%) ERP
19 18 (7.66%) SaaS
20 17 (7.23%) C

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 10 (4.26%) Drupal
2 9 (3.83%) IIS
3 8 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.98%) Apache
5 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.70%) JBoss
7 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.85%) Moodle
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 32 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Sage 200
2 10 (4.26%) Sage 50
3 9 (3.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.55%) Sage BI
4 6 (2.55%) SimCorp Dimension
4 6 (2.55%) Exchequer
5 4 (1.70%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (1.28%) Agresso
6 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.85%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.85%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.85%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.85%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.85%) Movex
7 2 (0.85%) Lawson
8 1 (0.43%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.98%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.70%) OLAP
5 3 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) EDMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Eclipse
2 8 (3.40%) JUnit
3 4 (1.70%) Maven
4 3 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.28%) JMeter
4 3 (1.28%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 60 (25.53%) Finance
2 27 (11.49%) Banking
3 18 (7.66%) Back Office
4 14 (5.96%) Front Office
5 10 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.40%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.13%) Local Government
10 3 (1.28%) Advertising
10 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.28%) Retail
10 3 (1.28%) Marketing
11 2 (0.85%) Games
11 2 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.34%) HTML
1 29 (12.34%) .NET
2 26 (11.06%) XML
3 11 (4.68%) CSS
3 11 (4.68%) Web Services
4 10 (4.26%) J2EE
5 8 (3.40%) Spring
5 8 (3.40%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.98%) jQuery
7 6 (2.55%) Ajax
8 5 (2.13%) RESTful
9 4 (1.70%) MDX
9 4 (1.70%) XSLT
10 3 (1.28%) SOAP
10 3 (1.28%) XHTML
10 3 (1.28%) Java SE
11 2 (0.85%) HTML5
11 2 (0.85%) Java EE
11 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.83%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.40%) Derivative
5 8 (3.40%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.13%) Physics
9 4 (1.70%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.28%) EFT
10 3 (1.28%) Statistics
10 3 (1.28%) iPad
10 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.28%) User Experience
10 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.85%) Social Media
11 2 (0.85%) Open Source
11 2 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.49%) Windows
2 21 (8.94%) UNIX
3 15 (6.38%) Linux
4 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.45%) Project Management
2 27 (11.49%) Business Analysis
3 26 (11.06%) OO
3 26 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.64%) CRM
5 21 (8.94%) Asset Management
6 18 (7.66%) Software Engineering
6 18 (7.66%) ERP
7 16 (6.81%) Investment Management
8 14 (5.96%) Workflow
9 11 (4.68%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.26%) Software Asset Management
11 9 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.40%) Software Testing
12 8 (3.40%) OOP
12 8 (3.40%) ITIL
13 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.98%) System Testing
13 7 (2.98%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.32%) SQL
2 49 (20.85%) Java
3 36 (15.32%) C#
4 23 (9.79%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.36%) C++
6 17 (7.23%) C
6 17 (7.23%) PHP
7 13 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.40%) Fortran
9 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.55%) Python
10 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.13%) VBScript
11 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.28%) VB
12 3 (1.28%) VBA
13 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.85%) Perl
14 1 (0.43%) VB6
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (21.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.55%) ISEB
2 6 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.70%) PhD
4 3 (1.28%) CISSP
4 3 (1.28%) CISA
4 3 (1.28%) MBA
4 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.28%) PCI QSA
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CIMA
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) Basel II
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) HL7
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) WSUS
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.89%) Oracle
3 19 (8.09%) Sage
4 8 (3.40%) SAP
5 7 (2.98%) IBM
5 7 (2.98%) HP
6 6 (2.55%) thinkFolio
6 6 (2.55%) SimCorp
6 6 (2.55%) Pegasus
6 6 (2.55%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.55%) Charles River
7 4 (1.70%) Google
7 4 (1.70%) VMware
7 4 (1.70%) CODA
7 4 (1.70%) BMC
8 3 (1.28%) Seapine
8 3 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.85%) Vermilion
9 2 (0.85%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.85%) Infor
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70K + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Preston
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE ++ Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 6 days ago
London (WC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £43,000 - £48,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 inc bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago