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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 731 746 658
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 139 132 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 130 118 193
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +44 52 £47,500 -24.00% 4
South East +18 47 £42,500 +41.66% 7
East of England -13 14 £45,000 - 3
North West -18 6 £33,000 +3.93% 4
Yorkshire -24 6 £32,000 -14.66%
North East -11 5 £24,000 -14.28%
South West -24 5 £40,000 +8.10% 2
East Midlands +5 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands -11 1 £39,500 +31.66%
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 85 (33.86%) SQL
2 60 (23.90%) Java
3 54 (21.51%) Degree
4 53 (21.12%) Finance
5 47 (18.73%) C#
6 43 (17.13%) Microsoft
7 42 (16.73%) .NET
8 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 38 (15.14%) HTML
10 37 (14.74%) Project Management
11 34 (13.55%) XML
11 34 (13.55%) MS Excel
11 34 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (12.35%) Oracle
13 29 (11.55%) UNIX
14 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
15 26 (10.36%) CRM
16 25 (9.96%) Asset Management
16 25 (9.96%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (9.56%) Software Engineering
17 24 (9.56%) Business Analysis
18 23 (9.16%) Workflow
18 23 (9.16%) Windows
18 23 (9.16%) C++
19 21 (8.37%) Banking
20 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
21 19 (7.57%) CSS
21 19 (7.57%) Sage
22 17 (6.77%) C
22 17 (6.77%) Linux

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (5.18%) CMS
2 10 (3.98%) IIS
3 6 (2.39%) Drupal
4 4 (1.59%) WordPress
4 4 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.59%) Kentico
5 3 (1.20%) Moodle
6 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Sage 200
2 8 (3.19%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (2.39%) Sage 50
3 6 (2.39%) Sage BI
4 4 (1.59%) SalesLogix
4 4 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.20%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.80%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.80%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.40%) Lawson
7 1 (0.40%) Movex
7 1 (0.40%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) SaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) Internet
2 7 (2.79%) LAN
2 7 (2.79%) WAN
3 6 (2.39%) SSL
4 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.58%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (5.58%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.79%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.19%) JUnit
2 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (1.20%) JMeter
4 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.40%) GDB
5 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
General
1 53 (21.12%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Banking
3 15 (5.98%) Back Office
4 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.19%) Front Office
5 8 (3.19%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.19%) French Language
5 8 (3.19%) German Language
6 6 (2.39%) Retail
6 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.99%) Local Government
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.73%) .NET
2 38 (15.14%) HTML
3 34 (13.55%) XML
4 19 (7.57%) CSS
5 17 (6.77%) Web Services
6 16 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.19%) Spring
7 8 (3.19%) Ajax
8 6 (2.39%) Java SE
8 6 (2.39%) JDBC
8 6 (2.39%) XHTML
9 4 (1.59%) RESTful
10 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.20%) jQuery
10 3 (1.20%) EDI
11 2 (0.80%) XSLT
11 2 (0.80%) SOAP
11 2 (0.80%) STL
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.96%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.59%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.19%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.19%) Derivative
7 7 (2.79%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.39%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.39%) Statistics
8 6 (2.39%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.39%) iPad
8 6 (2.39%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.99%) Open Source
10 4 (1.59%) Physics
11 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.20%) EFT
11 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.55%) UNIX
2 23 (9.16%) Windows
3 17 (6.77%) Linux
4 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.74%) Project Management
2 34 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.36%) CRM
4 25 (9.96%) Asset Management
5 24 (9.56%) Business Analysis
5 24 (9.56%) Software Engineering
6 23 (9.16%) Workflow
7 15 (5.98%) ERP
8 13 (5.18%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.78%) OO
10 11 (4.38%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.98%) Software Asset Management
12 8 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.19%) MVC
12 8 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.19%) Software Testing
12 8 (3.19%) Investment Management
12 8 (3.19%) Fund Accounting
12 8 (3.19%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (2.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.86%) SQL
2 60 (23.90%) Java
3 47 (18.73%) C#
4 23 (9.16%) C++
5 20 (7.97%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.77%) C
7 11 (4.38%) PHP
8 9 (3.59%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.59%) VB
9 8 (3.19%) Fortran
10 7 (2.79%) VBA
11 5 (1.99%) Python
11 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.59%) Perl
13 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.20%) VBScript
13 3 (1.20%) VB6
14 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 54 (21.51%) Degree
2 6 (2.39%) ISEB
3 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.59%) PhD
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) PCI QSA
5 3 (1.20%) CISSP
5 3 (1.20%) MCP
5 3 (1.20%) ACCA
5 3 (1.20%) CISA
5 3 (1.20%) CIMA
5 3 (1.20%) MBA
5 3 (1.20%) AAT
6 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) Basel II
2 4 (1.59%) HL7
3 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.35%) Oracle
3 19 (7.57%) Sage
4 9 (3.59%) HP
5 8 (3.19%) Bloomberg
5 8 (3.19%) Charles River
5 8 (3.19%) VMware
5 8 (3.19%) SimCorp
5 8 (3.19%) thinkFolio
6 7 (2.79%) SAP
6 7 (2.79%) IBM
7 6 (2.39%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.39%) Vermilion
8 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.59%) BMC
8 4 (1.59%) Pegasus
9 3 (1.20%) Seapine
9 3 (1.20%) Google
9 3 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.80%) FrontRange
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