The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 582 578 611
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 47 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.085% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.091% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 31
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Software Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43289 41874 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36157 35150 42053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 London

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in London

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Software Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +23 16 £75,000 +143.90% 2
Hounslow - 2 £83,750 -
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Westminster - 1 £50,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £50,000 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 27 (32.93%) Degree
3 22 (26.83%) Java
4 21 (25.61%) CRM
5 17 (20.73%) XML
5 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
6 14 (17.07%) Windows
6 14 (17.07%) Oracle
6 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
7 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 12 (14.63%) C#
8 12 (14.63%) .NET
8 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.63%) SaaS
9 10 (12.20%) Investment Management
9 10 (12.20%) Banking
9 10 (12.20%) Derivative
9 10 (12.20%) Fixed Income
10 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.98%) Project Management
10 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.98%) OO
11 8 (9.76%) J2EE
11 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
11 8 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
11 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
12 7 (8.54%) thinkFolio
12 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SimCorp Dimension
1 6 (7.32%) Sage BI
1 6 (7.32%) Sage 200
1 6 (7.32%) Sage 50
2 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.22%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (1.22%) Summit
3 1 (1.22%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.22%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (1.22%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.88%) OLAP
4 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
5 1 (1.22%) Riak
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JUnit
1 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.88%) Maven
2 3 (3.66%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.66%) JMeter
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Front Office
3 6 (7.32%) Back Office
4 5 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) XML
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 12 (14.63%) .NET
4 8 (9.76%) J2EE
5 6 (7.32%) Web Services
5 6 (7.32%) Spring
6 4 (4.88%) Ajax
6 4 (4.88%) MDX
6 4 (4.88%) CSS
7 3 (3.66%) XSLT
8 2 (2.44%) Java EE
8 2 (2.44%) Lucene
8 2 (2.44%) SOAP
8 2 (2.44%) RESTful
9 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.22%) REST
9 1 (1.22%) Spring Batch
9 1 (1.22%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.22%) Kafka
9 1 (1.22%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.20%) Fixed Income
2 10 (12.20%) Derivative
3 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Equities
6 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.44%) Open Source
7 2 (2.44%) Social Media
7 2 (2.44%) Economics
8 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) CRM
2 10 (12.20%) Investment Management
3 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.98%) OO
3 9 (10.98%) Project Management
3 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
4 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.32%) Workflow
6 6 (7.32%) Fund Accounting
6 6 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.10%) Service Management
7 5 (6.10%) E-business
7 5 (6.10%) ITIL
7 5 (6.10%) SOA
7 5 (6.10%) ITSM
8 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 22 (26.83%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) C#
4 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.54%) PHP
6 5 (6.10%) VBScript
6 5 (6.10%) C
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) C++
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) Erlang
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) Clojure
9 1 (1.22%) R
9 1 (1.22%) Golang
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) HL7
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Charles River
3 7 (8.54%) SimCorp
3 7 (8.54%) thinkFolio
4 6 (7.32%) Sage
4 6 (7.32%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.10%) SunGard
6 4 (4.88%) SmartStream
6 4 (4.88%) JBoss
6 4 (4.88%) Fiserv
7 3 (3.66%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (3.66%) HP
7 3 (3.66%) Seapine
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) Murex
9 1 (1.22%) Misys
9 1 (1.22%) SmartCo
9 1 (1.22%) Advent
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