The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 417 379 397
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 33 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,250 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £53,750
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire -16 14 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +17 9 £31,500 -30.00%
Hampshire -10 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £53,750 - 1
Surrey -7 3 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 43 (58.90%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
3 32 (43.84%) .NET
3 32 (43.84%) C#
4 31 (42.47%) Oracle
5 27 (36.99%) Java
6 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
7 17 (23.29%) HTML
7 17 (23.29%) UNIX
8 16 (21.92%) XML
8 16 (21.92%) PHP
8 16 (21.92%) OO
8 16 (21.92%) Degree
9 15 (20.55%) Data Analysis
9 15 (20.55%) J2EE
9 15 (20.55%) Linux
10 14 (19.18%) CSS
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
10 14 (19.18%) Drupal
11 13 (17.81%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (17.81%) MUMPS
11 13 (17.81%) Windows
11 13 (17.81%) InterSystems Cache
11 13 (17.81%) HL7
12 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
13 10 (13.70%) Finance
13 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
13 10 (13.70%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (12.33%) MVC
14 9 (12.33%) C++

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (19.18%) Drupal
2 8 (10.96%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.11%) Sage 50
2 3 (4.11%) Exchequer
2 3 (4.11%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (4.11%) Agresso
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Local Government
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) HTML
3 16 (21.92%) XML
4 15 (20.55%) J2EE
5 14 (19.18%) CSS
6 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.96%) jQuery
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.37%) GWT
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.37%) HTML5
9 1 (1.37%) REST
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.37%) WSDL
9 1 (1.37%) XSLT
9 1 (1.37%) SOAP
9 1 (1.37%) Web Services
9 1 (1.37%) LINQ
9 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.37%) Physics
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) UNIX
2 15 (20.55%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) OO
2 15 (20.55%) Data Analysis
3 13 (17.81%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (13.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (12.33%) MVC
6 7 (9.59%) OOP
7 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) ERP
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL
9 3 (4.11%) Workflow
10 2 (2.74%) Content Management
10 2 (2.74%) Document Management
10 2 (2.74%) Data Management
10 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) SQL
2 32 (43.84%) C#
3 27 (36.99%) Java
4 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) PHP
6 13 (17.81%) MUMPS
7 9 (12.33%) C++
8 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) Python
10 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) Sage
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) BMC
5 3 (4.11%) Pegasus
5 3 (4.11%) CODA
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Capita
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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