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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 406 412 394
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 37 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 56
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £29,600 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +11 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +2 9 £37,000 +17.46% 1
Hampshire +9 8 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Surrey +16 4 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £45,000 -43.75%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
4 17 (24.64%) Degree
5 16 (23.19%) Project Management
6 15 (21.74%) Software Licensing
6 15 (21.74%) IT Asset Management
7 14 (20.29%) Software Asset Management
7 14 (20.29%) Linux
7 14 (20.29%) Asset Management
8 13 (18.84%) MCP
9 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
10 10 (14.49%) .NET
10 10 (14.49%) Java
11 9 (13.04%) C#
11 9 (13.04%) ISEB
11 9 (13.04%) Finance
11 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (11.59%) SaaS
12 8 (11.59%) ITIL
12 8 (11.59%) Windows
12 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.14%) C++
13 7 (10.14%) HTML
13 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) Broadband
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.90%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Extranet
2 1 (1.45%) MPLS
2 1 (1.45%) OSPF
2 1 (1.45%) BGP
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Automotive
3 3 (4.35%) French Language
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) HTML
3 6 (8.70%) HTML5
3 6 (8.70%) XML
4 5 (7.25%) REST
5 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.45%) Nutch
7 1 (1.45%) CSS3
7 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.45%) Sass
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) LAMP
7 1 (1.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.45%) Symfony
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Physics
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Project Management
2 15 (21.74%) Software Licensing
2 15 (21.74%) IT Asset Management
3 14 (20.29%) Software Asset Management
3 14 (20.29%) Asset Management
4 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) ITIL
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Load Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.25%) System Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.35%) ERP
11 2 (2.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) MCP
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (13.04%) ISEB
4 9 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) Altiris
4 1 (1.45%) FrontRange
4 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.45%) Zend
4 1 (1.45%) Tableau
4 1 (1.45%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
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