The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 153 153 163
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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
Glasgow -6 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Edinburgh +9 2 £37,500 -
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Local Government
2 6 (54.55%) Change Management
2 6 (54.55%) ERP
2 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Green Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Local Government
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Green Hat
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle