The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 407 388 387
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 36 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 36
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Consultant
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Oxfordshire +6 12 £31,500 -30.00%
Berkshire -6 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire +4 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey -18 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £80,000 -
West Sussex -8 1 £24,000 -4.00%
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.73%) .NET
3 42 (47.73%) C#
4 32 (36.36%) Java
5 31 (35.23%) Oracle
6 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
8 20 (22.73%) HTML
9 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET
10 18 (20.45%) CSS
10 18 (20.45%) XML
10 18 (20.45%) Linux
10 18 (20.45%) Degree
11 17 (19.32%) UNIX
11 17 (19.32%) PHP
11 17 (19.32%) J2EE
11 17 (19.32%) OO
12 16 (18.18%) Mobile App
12 16 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
13 15 (17.05%) Performance Analysis
13 15 (17.05%) Drupal
13 15 (17.05%) InterSystems Cache
13 15 (17.05%) HL7
13 15 (17.05%) MUMPS
14 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.77%) Windows
15 11 (12.50%) MVC
15 11 (12.50%) Finance
15 11 (12.50%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (17.05%) Drupal
2 8 (9.09%) IIS
2 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.41%) Sage 50
2 3 (3.41%) Exchequer
2 3 (3.41%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (3.41%) Agresso
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) InterSystems Cache
3 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Informix
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Local Government
3 3 (3.41%) Back Office
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.73%) .NET
2 20 (22.73%) HTML
3 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.45%) CSS
4 18 (20.45%) XML
5 17 (19.32%) J2EE
6 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (10.23%) jQuery
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.14%) WCF
9 1 (1.14%) WPF
9 1 (1.14%) LINQ
9 1 (1.14%) GWT
9 1 (1.14%) HTML5
9 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.14%) REST
9 1 (1.14%) XSLT
9 1 (1.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) UNIX
3 13 (14.77%) Windows
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
2 17 (19.32%) OO
3 16 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 15 (17.05%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (12.50%) MVC
6 8 (9.09%) OOP
7 6 (6.82%) Project Management
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.68%) ERP
9 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.41%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.41%) ITIL
10 3 (3.41%) Workflow
11 2 (2.27%) Data Management
11 2 (2.27%) Content Management
11 2 (2.27%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 42 (47.73%) C#
3 32 (36.36%) Java
4 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.32%) PHP
6 15 (17.05%) MUMPS
7 11 (12.50%) C++
8 9 (10.23%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.41%) C
11 2 (2.27%) Python
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ISEB
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.27%) MCP
3 2 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Oracle
2 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Sage
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) BMC
4 3 (3.41%) Pegasus
4 3 (3.41%) CODA
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (2.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.14%) Google