The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development 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 Development 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 Development Consultant
Rank 875 856 870
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Consultant 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £36,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-37.39% -17.85%
Software Development 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 Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Development Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Development Consultant Salary Trend in England

Software Development Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

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

Software Development Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Software Development 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 Development 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
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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
South East -6 1 £36,000 -37.39%
London -15 1 £45,000 -30.76%
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Software Development Consultant
UK

Software Development Consultant
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

Software Development 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 Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft