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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 398 395 398
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 42 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 41
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
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
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Berkshire +4 10 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Oxfordshire +15 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Surrey -13 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East Sussex -15 2 £37,500 +25.00%
West Sussex -9 1 £36,000 +44.00%
Kent - 1 £67,500 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
3 19 (24.68%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle
4 18 (23.38%) Degree
5 17 (22.08%) Java
6 16 (20.78%) .NET
7 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.18%) Windows
9 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (16.88%) Finance
10 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.29%) PHP
10 11 (14.29%) HTML
10 11 (14.29%) OO
10 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.69%) Drupal
12 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
12 8 (10.39%) C++
12 8 (10.39%) OOP
12 8 (10.39%) IIS
13 7 (9.09%) MS Office
13 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 7 (9.09%) CSS
13 7 (9.09%) UNIX
13 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
13 7 (9.09%) jQuery
13 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (11.69%) Drupal
2 8 (10.39%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Moodle
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Exchequer
1 3 (3.90%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (3.90%) Agresso
1 3 (3.90%) Sage 200
1 3 (3.90%) Sage 50
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JUnit
2 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Local Government
4 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 11 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.09%) CSS
3 7 (9.09%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) XHTML
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) Java SE
5 3 (3.90%) RESTful
5 3 (3.90%) Spring
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) WSDL
7 1 (1.30%) EDI
7 1 (1.30%) XSLT
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.49%) Physics
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.90%) EFT
4 3 (3.90%) iPad
4 3 (3.90%) Statistics
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (14.29%) OO
2 8 (10.39%) OOP
3 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (7.79%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (7.79%) Software Licensing
4 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (7.79%) MVC
5 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.19%) Coaching
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL
5 4 (5.19%) CRM
5 4 (5.19%) ERP
5 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) TDD
6 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.90%) High Availability
7 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.29%) PHP
6 8 (10.39%) C++
7 6 (7.79%) C
8 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.19%) Fortran
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) VBScript
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) PhD
3 3 (3.90%) MBA
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
3 3 (3.90%) CISA
3 3 (3.90%) PCI QSA
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
2 1 (1.30%) XenApp
2 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) BMC
5 3 (3.90%) Pegasus
5 3 (3.90%) CODA
5 3 (3.90%) Sage
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Wyse
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.30%) Civica
Reading, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70K + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago