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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 768 713 747
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 112 133 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 121 122
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +9 46 £48,750 +14.70% 2
South East -17 31 £36,000 +5.88% 2
East of England -17 11 £39,000 +11.42% 2
South West -29 8 £31,500 -16.00%
East Midlands -5 7 £34,000 +4.61%
North East - 6 - -
Yorkshire -37 5 £35,000 +9.37% 1
North West -20 4 £35,750 +17.21% 3
West Midlands -8 2 £33,250 +38.54% 2
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 95 (39.75%) SQL
2 66 (27.62%) Finance
3 49 (20.50%) Degree
4 47 (19.67%) Java
4 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
5 43 (17.99%) Project Management
6 42 (17.57%) Oracle
7 41 (17.15%) Microsoft
8 39 (16.32%) C#
8 39 (16.32%) .NET
9 36 (15.06%) MS Excel
10 29 (12.13%) HTML
10 29 (12.13%) JavaScript
10 29 (12.13%) XML
10 29 (12.13%) Windows
10 29 (12.13%) OO
10 29 (12.13%) CRM
11 27 (11.30%) UNIX
12 26 (10.88%) Business Analysis
13 24 (10.04%) Sage
13 24 (10.04%) Banking
14 22 (9.21%) PHP
14 22 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (8.79%) Linux
15 21 (8.79%) ERP
16 20 (8.37%) C++
16 20 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.95%) Back Office
17 19 (7.95%) Investment Management
18 18 (7.53%) J2EE

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.44%) Drupal
2 10 (4.18%) IIS
3 8 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.93%) Apache
4 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (7.53%) Sage 200
2 14 (5.86%) Sage 50
2 14 (5.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (4.60%) Exchequer
4 8 (3.35%) Pegasus Opera
5 7 (2.93%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (2.51%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (2.51%) Sage BI
7 4 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.26%) Agresso
9 2 (0.84%) Lawson
9 2 (0.84%) Movex
9 2 (0.84%) MFGPRO
9 2 (0.84%) GoldMine
9 2 (0.84%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.84%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.42%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.42%) Summit
10 1 (0.42%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.11%) SaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.67%) OLAP
6 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.42%) EDMS
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.09%) JUnit
3 4 (1.67%) Maven
3 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.26%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.26%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.26%) JMeter
5 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (27.62%) Finance
2 24 (10.04%) Banking
3 19 (7.95%) Back Office
4 15 (6.28%) Front Office
5 11 (4.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.09%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.09%) Local Government
8 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 4 (1.67%) Games
9 3 (1.26%) Marketing
9 3 (1.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.32%) .NET
2 29 (12.13%) HTML
2 29 (12.13%) XML
3 18 (7.53%) J2EE
4 14 (5.86%) CSS
5 10 (4.18%) Web Services
6 9 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.35%) jQuery
8 5 (2.09%) RESTful
8 5 (2.09%) Spring
8 5 (2.09%) Ajax
9 4 (1.67%) XSLT
9 4 (1.67%) MDX
10 3 (1.26%) SOAP
11 2 (0.84%) Lucene
11 2 (0.84%) Java EE
12 1 (0.42%) WSDL
12 1 (0.42%) LINQ
12 1 (0.42%) GWT
12 1 (0.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.18%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.18%) Derivative
6 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.51%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.67%) Equities
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) EPoS
10 2 (0.84%) Economics
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) EFT
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.13%) Windows
2 27 (11.30%) UNIX
3 21 (8.79%) Linux
4 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.99%) Project Management
2 29 (12.13%) OO
2 29 (12.13%) CRM
3 26 (10.88%) Business Analysis
4 22 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.79%) ERP
6 19 (7.95%) Investment Management
7 18 (7.53%) Asset Management
8 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.60%) Workflow
10 11 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.60%) Software Testing
10 11 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.77%) Software Asset Management
11 9 (3.77%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.77%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.35%) ITIL
12 8 (3.35%) MVC
12 8 (3.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.75%) SQL
2 47 (19.67%) Java
3 39 (16.32%) C#
4 29 (12.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.21%) PHP
6 20 (8.37%) C++
7 15 (6.28%) C
8 11 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.35%) MUMPS
9 8 (3.35%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.93%) VBScript
11 6 (2.51%) Python
11 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.09%) Fortran
13 3 (1.26%) VB
13 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) Perl
14 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) VB6
15 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (20.50%) Degree
2 12 (5.02%) ISEB
3 7 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.84%) AAT
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CIMA
6 2 (0.84%) ACCA
6 2 (0.84%) MCP
7 1 (0.42%) PhD
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) CISA
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
7 1 (0.42%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) HL7
2 8 (3.35%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) Basel II
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) vCloud
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (17.57%) Oracle
2 41 (17.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.04%) Sage
4 11 (4.60%) Pegasus
5 8 (3.35%) CODA
6 7 (2.93%) SAP
6 7 (2.93%) Charles River
6 7 (2.93%) SimCorp
6 7 (2.93%) thinkFolio
7 6 (2.51%) IBM
7 6 (2.51%) HP
7 6 (2.51%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.09%) SunGard
9 4 (1.67%) SmartStream
9 4 (1.67%) JBoss
9 4 (1.67%) Google
9 4 (1.67%) VMware
9 4 (1.67%) Fiserv
10 3 (1.26%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (1.26%) Seapine
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