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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 407 368 381
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 29 37 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 57
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £96,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hampshire -16 11 £42,500 +10.38%
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Berkshire -6 4 £57,500 -36.11% 1
Surrey -4 3 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Oxfordshire -5 2 £42,500 -5.55%
East Sussex -6 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
3 19 (26.03%) .NET
4 18 (24.66%) HTML
5 17 (23.29%) Java
5 17 (23.29%) CSS
6 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) C#
8 12 (16.44%) Oracle
8 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.07%) UNIX
9 11 (15.07%) Windows
9 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
9 11 (15.07%) Finance
9 11 (15.07%) CMS
9 11 (15.07%) Degree
10 10 (13.70%) High Availability
10 10 (13.70%) IIS
10 10 (13.70%) MS Office
11 9 (12.33%) Linux
11 9 (12.33%) Internet
12 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.59%) CRM
13 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.59%) LAN
13 7 (9.59%) WAN
13 7 (9.59%) JUnit
13 7 (9.59%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (15.07%) CMS
2 10 (13.70%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Moodle
4 1 (1.37%) Kentico
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
2 7 (9.59%) LAN
2 7 (9.59%) WAN
3 6 (8.22%) SSL
4 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.37%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.11%) Local Government
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) HTML
3 17 (23.29%) CSS
4 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.22%) XHTML
5 6 (8.22%) Spring
5 6 (8.22%) Ajax
5 6 (8.22%) Java SE
6 5 (6.85%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) XML
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.11%) EDI
8 3 (4.11%) RESTful
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.37%) HTML5
9 1 (1.37%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.37%) WinForms
9 1 (1.37%) JSON
9 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.22%) Statistics
1 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
1 6 (8.22%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.22%) iPad
2 4 (5.48%) Physics
3 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) EFT
4 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) Economics
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) UNIX
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) High Availability
3 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
3 7 (9.59%) CRM
3 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.22%) MVC
5 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.48%) Coaching
5 4 (5.48%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (5.48%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.11%) TDD
6 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.11%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.11%) OOP
7 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) E-business
7 2 (2.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 17 (23.29%) Java
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) C++
5 4 (5.48%) C
5 4 (5.48%) Fortran
6 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PhD
3 3 (4.11%) PCI QSA
3 3 (4.11%) CISSP
3 3 (4.11%) CISA
3 3 (4.11%) MBA
3 3 (4.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) HL7
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.37%) WSUS
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Wyse
7 1 (1.37%) Civica
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) FrontRange
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) LexisNexis
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago