The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 163 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 13 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,750 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Software Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Altrincham - 5 £35,000 -
Software Consultant
North West

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) C++
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) C
8 6 (20.69%) SAP
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) ERP
8 6 (20.69%) SOA
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
8 6 (20.69%) REST
8 6 (20.69%) DevOps
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) WPF
8 6 (20.69%) LINQ
8 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (10.34%) Sage X3
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Business One
1 3 (10.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
1 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Front Office
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.69%) LINQ
2 6 (20.69%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) WCF
2 6 (20.69%) WPF
3 3 (10.34%) SAP PI
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.45%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) BDD
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) ERP
4 6 (20.69%) Kanban
4 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Mapping
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) C
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Scala
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Epicor
3 3 (10.34%) IFS
3 3 (10.34%) Infor
3 3 (10.34%) Sage
3 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.90%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) Facebook
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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