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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 767 709 737
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 107 141 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87 131 121
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 47 £48,750 +30.00% 4
South East -47 31 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East of England -16 9 £39,250 +12.14% 6
South West -26 7 £32,000 -14.66%
North East - 7 £20,000 -
East Midlands -12 5 £34,000 +4.61%
Yorkshire -35 5 £35,000 +9.37%
North West -28 3 £35,750 -15.88% 1
West Midlands -9 2 £33,250 +25.47% 2
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (44.87%) SQL
2 60 (25.64%) Finance
3 57 (24.36%) SQL Server
4 48 (20.51%) Java
5 46 (19.66%) Microsoft
6 45 (19.23%) .NET
6 45 (19.23%) Oracle
6 45 (19.23%) Degree
7 44 (18.80%) C#
8 39 (16.67%) Project Management
9 34 (14.53%) MS Excel
10 33 (14.10%) JavaScript
11 32 (13.68%) HTML
11 32 (13.68%) XML
11 32 (13.68%) Windows
12 28 (11.97%) UNIX
12 28 (11.97%) CRM
13 26 (11.11%) OO
14 25 (10.68%) Sage
15 24 (10.26%) Linux
16 23 (9.83%) ERP
16 23 (9.83%) PHP
17 22 (9.40%) J2EE
17 22 (9.40%) Business Analysis
18 21 (8.97%) Back Office
18 21 (8.97%) Banking
18 21 (8.97%) Sage 200
19 19 (8.12%) Investment Management
20 18 (7.69%) MS Office
20 18 (7.69%) Asset Management

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (5.98%) Drupal
2 13 (5.56%) IIS
3 8 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.99%) Apache
5 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Sage 200
2 17 (7.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (5.98%) Sage 50
4 10 (4.27%) Exchequer
5 8 (3.42%) Pegasus Opera
6 7 (2.99%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (2.56%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (2.56%) Sage BI
8 5 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (1.71%) Lawson
9 4 (1.71%) Movex
9 4 (1.71%) Sage 1000
9 4 (1.71%) SAP Business One
10 3 (1.28%) Agresso
11 2 (0.85%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.85%) GoldMine
12 1 (0.43%) Advent Geneva
12 1 (0.43%) Eagle STAR
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) AMQP
1 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.13%) InterSystems Cache
2 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.71%) OLAP
5 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.85%) MySQL
6 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
7 1 (0.43%) Riak
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.71%) JUnit
2 4 (1.71%) Maven
2 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.28%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (1.28%) JMeter
3 3 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (25.64%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Back Office
2 21 (8.97%) Banking
3 15 (6.41%) Front Office
4 11 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.71%) Games
7 4 (1.71%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.28%) Marketing
8 3 (1.28%) Local Government
8 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.23%) .NET
2 32 (13.68%) HTML
2 32 (13.68%) XML
3 22 (9.40%) J2EE
4 17 (7.26%) CSS
5 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.85%) Web Services
7 8 (3.42%) jQuery
8 6 (2.56%) Spring
9 5 (2.14%) Ajax
10 4 (1.71%) XSLT
10 4 (1.71%) MDX
11 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.28%) SOAP
12 2 (0.85%) Lucene
12 2 (0.85%) Java EE
12 2 (0.85%) REST
12 2 (0.85%) RESTful
13 1 (0.43%) GWT
13 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.27%) Fixed Income
3 10 (4.27%) Derivative
4 9 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.71%) Equities
6 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.28%) EPoS
6 3 (1.28%) NHS
6 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Economics
7 2 (0.85%) Social Media
7 2 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.68%) Windows
2 28 (11.97%) UNIX
3 24 (10.26%) Linux
4 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.67%) Project Management
2 28 (11.97%) CRM
3 26 (11.11%) OO
4 23 (9.83%) ERP
5 22 (9.40%) Business Analysis
6 19 (8.12%) Investment Management
7 18 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 14 (5.98%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (4.70%) Workflow
11 11 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (3.85%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.85%) MVC
14 8 (3.42%) ITIL
14 8 (3.42%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.87%) SQL
2 48 (20.51%) Java
3 44 (18.80%) C#
4 33 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.83%) PHP
6 17 (7.26%) C++
7 13 (5.56%) C
8 12 (5.13%) MUMPS
9 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.42%) VBScript
11 7 (2.99%) Python
11 7 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.71%) Fortran
14 3 (1.28%) VB
14 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.85%) Perl
16 1 (0.43%) Erlang
16 1 (0.43%) Groovy
16 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (19.23%) Degree
2 11 (4.70%) ISEB
3 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.85%) MCP
6 2 (0.85%) ACCA
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.85%) CIMA
6 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.85%) AAT
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) HL7
2 6 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.23%) Oracle
3 25 (10.68%) Sage
4 10 (4.27%) Pegasus
5 8 (3.42%) SAP
5 8 (3.42%) CODA
6 7 (2.99%) thinkFolio
6 7 (2.99%) SimCorp
6 7 (2.99%) Charles River
7 6 (2.56%) HP
7 6 (2.56%) IBM
7 6 (2.56%) Bloomberg
7 6 (2.56%) VMware
8 5 (2.14%) SunGard
9 4 (1.71%) JBoss
9 4 (1.71%) Epicor
9 4 (1.71%) SmartStream
9 4 (1.71%) Baan
9 4 (1.71%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.71%) Google
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and an excellent bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 inc bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
networx
Salary: Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + V. Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago