The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
England / South East
Rank 330 406 388
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 59 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 61
Median salary £41,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.37%

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
14226 18845 20028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.76% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11795 16024 16234
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +63 23 £45,000 -29.41% 2
Hampshire +35 20 £38,250 +2.00% 4
Surrey +27 8 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Oxfordshire +13 3 £37,000 -7.50% 2
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £37,500 -40.00%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 34 (35.05%) Degree
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
3 27 (27.84%) SQL
4 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
5 23 (23.71%) Java
6 21 (21.65%) Project Management
6 21 (21.65%) Finance
6 21 (21.65%) Presales
7 20 (20.62%) C#
8 18 (18.56%) ERP
8 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (15.46%) HTML
9 15 (15.46%) CSS
10 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
10 13 (13.40%) Asset Management
10 13 (13.40%) Software Asset Management
10 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
10 13 (13.40%) Time Management
11 12 (12.37%) Coaching
11 12 (12.37%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.37%) Web Development
11 12 (12.37%) Oracle
11 12 (12.37%) MS Access
11 12 (12.37%) Windows
12 9 (9.28%) Sage
13 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.25%) Java EE
13 8 (8.25%) Data Governance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.25%) GlassFish
1 8 (8.25%) JBoss
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.09%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.09%) Sage X3
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.03%) Lawson
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) MS Access
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Avionics
3 5 (5.15%) Local Government
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Automotive
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.06%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) CSS
1 15 (15.46%) HTML
2 8 (8.25%) Java EE
2 8 (8.25%) Web Services
2 8 (8.25%) XML
3 7 (7.22%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.09%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Economics
6 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Android
2 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Presales
1 21 (21.65%) Project Management
2 18 (18.56%) ERP
3 13 (13.40%) Asset Management
3 13 (13.40%) Software Asset Management
3 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
3 13 (13.40%) Time Management
4 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Coaching
4 12 (12.37%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 12 (12.37%) Web Development
5 8 (8.25%) Data Governance
5 8 (8.25%) ETL
5 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.25%) SOA
5 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (7.22%) Master Data Management
6 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) Java
3 20 (20.62%) C#
4 6 (6.19%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.12%) C++
6 3 (3.09%) C
6 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.12%) MCP
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.06%) AAT
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.22%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Sage
4 7 (7.22%) Green Hills
5 6 (6.19%) Apple
5 6 (6.19%) SAP
6 5 (5.15%) Pegasus
7 3 (3.09%) Adobe
7 3 (3.09%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) NetSuite
7 3 (3.09%) Sun
8 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.03%) Baan
9 1 (1.03%) Infor
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