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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 163 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 17 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 9
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) SDLC
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) WPF
7 6 (30.00%) Project Management
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) MCSD
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (25.00%) XHTML
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) WinForms

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (25.00%) XHTML
3 5 (25.00%) WinForms
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) MVVM
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Kanban
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSD
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCPD
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
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