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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 413 362 376
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 25 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 58
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
19596 19875 20253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.19% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 15752 17153
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 £26,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 -29 9 £42,500 +2.40%
Berkshire -17 7 £55,000 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £35,000 -39.13%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey -4 1 £49,000 +30.66% 1
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.28%) SQL
2 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 22 (30.56%) .NET
4 18 (25.00%) HTML
4 18 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (22.22%) C#
5 16 (22.22%) CSS
6 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 11 (15.28%) CMS
9 11 (15.28%) UNIX
9 11 (15.28%) Linux
9 11 (15.28%) IIS
10 10 (13.89%) Windows
10 10 (13.89%) High Availability
10 10 (13.89%) Degree
11 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (12.50%) Oracle
11 9 (12.50%) Internet
11 9 (12.50%) Finance
11 9 (12.50%) VMware
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.72%) LAN
13 7 (9.72%) WAN
13 7 (9.72%) MS Office
14 6 (8.33%) MVC
14 6 (8.33%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (15.28%) CMS
1 11 (15.28%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Moodle
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) Kentico
4 1 (1.39%) Drupal
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Internet
2 7 (9.72%) LAN
2 7 (9.72%) WAN
3 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (2.78%) BGP
4 2 (2.78%) MPLS
4 2 (2.78%) OSPF
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.78%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.17%) Local Government
6 2 (2.78%) Law
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 18 (25.00%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.33%) Spring
5 6 (8.33%) XHTML
5 6 (8.33%) Ajax
5 6 (8.33%) Java SE
6 4 (5.56%) Web Services
6 4 (5.56%) XML
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.56%) RESTful
7 3 (4.17%) EDI
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.39%) WCF
9 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.33%) iPad
1 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.33%) Statistics
2 4 (5.56%) Physics
3 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.17%) EFT
4 2 (2.78%) Economics
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) UNIX
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) High Availability
3 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) CRM
6 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.17%) Coaching
7 3 (4.17%) OOP
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Web Design
8 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.78%) TDD
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) E-business
8 2 (2.78%) ITSM
8 2 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (2.78%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) Java
3 16 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) C++
5 4 (5.56%) C
5 4 (5.56%) Fortran
6 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 3 (4.17%) PCI QSA
3 3 (4.17%) CISSP
3 3 (4.17%) MBA
3 3 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) HL7
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) KVM
4 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
1 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
1 9 (12.50%) VMware
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.39%) Civica
5 1 (1.39%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Wyse
5 1 (1.39%) FrontRange
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
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