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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 767 747 733
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 113 110 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 100 126
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 £29,800 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +12 45 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South East +2 32 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East of England -8 10 £39,000 +40.54% 2
East Midlands -10 7 £34,000 +4.61%
South West -17 7 £29,250 -22.00%
Yorkshire -39 6 £34,500 +81.57% 1
North East - 6 - -
North West -12 4 £46,250 +68.18% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £35,000 +26.12% 1
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 88 (36.67%) SQL
2 62 (25.83%) Finance
3 52 (21.67%) Degree
4 47 (19.58%) Java
5 44 (18.33%) SQL Server
5 44 (18.33%) Project Management
6 41 (17.08%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.67%) Oracle
8 38 (15.83%) C#
9 34 (14.17%) .NET
10 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 29 (12.08%) CRM
11 29 (12.08%) OO
12 28 (11.67%) Windows
12 28 (11.67%) HTML
13 27 (11.25%) JavaScript
13 27 (11.25%) UNIX
13 27 (11.25%) Business Analysis
14 26 (10.83%) Banking
14 26 (10.83%) XML
15 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (9.58%) C++
17 22 (9.17%) Sage
18 21 (8.75%) PHP
19 20 (8.33%) Linux
20 19 (7.92%) ERP
20 19 (7.92%) Back Office
20 19 (7.92%) Investment Management
21 18 (7.50%) SaaS
21 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (5.00%) Drupal
2 9 (3.75%) IIS
3 8 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.92%) Apache
5 6 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Sage 200
2 12 (5.00%) Sage 50
3 11 (4.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (3.33%) Exchequer
5 6 (2.50%) Sage BI
5 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (2.50%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (2.50%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (1.67%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (1.25%) Agresso
7 3 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.83%) Movex
8 2 (0.83%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.83%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.83%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.83%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.83%) Lawson
9 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.50%) SaaS
2 3 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.67%) OLAP
7 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.42%) EDMS
8 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.08%) JUnit
3 4 (1.67%) Maven
4 3 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.25%) JMeter
4 3 (1.25%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (25.83%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Banking
3 19 (7.92%) Back Office
4 15 (6.25%) Front Office
5 9 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.50%) Local Government
8 5 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.67%) Games
9 4 (1.67%) Legal
10 3 (1.25%) Marketing
10 3 (1.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.17%) .NET
2 28 (11.67%) HTML
3 26 (10.83%) XML
4 15 (6.25%) J2EE
5 12 (5.00%) CSS
6 10 (4.17%) Web Services
7 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.33%) jQuery
9 6 (2.50%) Ajax
10 5 (2.08%) Spring
10 5 (2.08%) RESTful
11 4 (1.67%) MDX
11 4 (1.67%) XSLT
12 3 (1.25%) SOAP
13 2 (0.83%) HTML5
13 2 (0.83%) Java EE
13 2 (0.83%) Lucene
14 1 (0.42%) WSDL
14 1 (0.42%) Struts
14 1 (0.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.17%) Derivative
4 10 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.33%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 4 (1.67%) Equities
9 4 (1.67%) Physics
10 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.25%) EFT
10 3 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.83%) Social Media
12 1 (0.42%) EPoS
12 1 (0.42%) NHS
12 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.67%) Windows
2 27 (11.25%) UNIX
3 20 (8.33%) Linux
4 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) Android
7 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.33%) Project Management
2 29 (12.08%) CRM
2 29 (12.08%) OO
3 27 (11.25%) Business Analysis
4 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.92%) ERP
5 19 (7.92%) Investment Management
6 18 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 15 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.00%) Workflow
9 11 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.17%) Software Testing
11 9 (3.75%) Software Asset Management
12 8 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (3.33%) TDD
12 8 (3.33%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.33%) ITIL
13 7 (2.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.67%) SQL
2 47 (19.58%) Java
3 38 (15.83%) C#
4 27 (11.25%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.58%) C++
6 21 (8.75%) PHP
7 16 (6.67%) C
8 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.33%) VBScript
10 7 (2.92%) Fortran
10 7 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.50%) Python
11 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.08%) MUMPS
13 3 (1.25%) VB
13 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.83%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) VBA
15 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (21.67%) Degree
2 10 (4.17%) ISEB
3 7 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.25%) CISSP
5 3 (1.25%) PhD
5 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.25%) MBA
5 3 (1.25%) CISA
5 3 (1.25%) PCI QSA
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ACCA
7 1 (0.42%) CIMA
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) HL7
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 5 (2.08%) Basel II
4 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) WSUS
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.67%) Oracle
3 22 (9.17%) Sage
4 8 (3.33%) Pegasus
5 7 (2.92%) SAP
6 6 (2.50%) thinkFolio
6 6 (2.50%) SimCorp
6 6 (2.50%) IBM
6 6 (2.50%) CODA
6 6 (2.50%) HP
6 6 (2.50%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.50%) Charles River
7 4 (1.67%) Fiserv
7 4 (1.67%) VMware
7 4 (1.67%) Google
7 4 (1.67%) JBoss
7 4 (1.67%) SunGard
7 4 (1.67%) SmartStream
8 3 (1.25%) BMC
8 3 (1.25%) Seapine
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