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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 170 - 158
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
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 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Sage
1 10 (90.91%) Sage 200
2 8 (72.73%) Sage 50
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (72.73%) Exchequer
2 8 (72.73%) Pegasus
2 8 (72.73%) Pegasus Opera
2 8 (72.73%) CODA
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Sage 200
2 8 (72.73%) Sage 50
2 8 (72.73%) Exchequer
2 8 (72.73%) Pegasus Opera
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Sage
2 8 (72.73%) Pegasus
2 8 (72.73%) CODA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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