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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 382 391 423
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 63 73 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 54
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 23 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey +15 20 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 7 £45,000 -
East Sussex +6 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Hampshire +22 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Oxfordshire -16 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.07%) SQL
3 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
4 26 (25.24%) Finance
5 25 (24.27%) Project Management
5 25 (24.27%) Presales
6 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
7 20 (19.42%) Oracle
7 20 (19.42%) Degree
8 19 (18.45%) ERP
8 19 (18.45%) .NET
8 19 (18.45%) SAP
9 17 (16.50%) C#
10 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (12.62%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (12.62%) Driving Licence
12 12 (11.65%) Software Asset Management
12 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
12 12 (11.65%) Asset Management
13 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
13 11 (10.68%) CRM
13 11 (10.68%) Software Licensing
13 11 (10.68%) SaaS
14 10 (9.71%) SDLC
14 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET
15 9 (8.74%) Migration
15 9 (8.74%) Software Delivery
16 8 (7.77%) IT Asset Management
16 8 (7.77%) Sage

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 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) SaaS
2 4 (3.88%) Office 365
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Subversion
2 2 (1.94%) CMake
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.97%) MSI
3 1 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Local Government
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Front Office
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.97%) CGI
3 1 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) iPad
3 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.88%) Economics
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Solaris
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) AIX
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Presales
1 25 (24.27%) Project Management
2 19 (18.45%) ERP
3 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.62%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (11.65%) Asset Management
4 12 (11.65%) Software Asset Management
5 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
5 11 (10.68%) CRM
5 11 (10.68%) Software Licensing
6 10 (9.71%) SDLC
7 9 (8.74%) Migration
7 9 (8.74%) Software Delivery
8 8 (7.77%) IT Asset Management
9 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.80%) Scrum
10 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 6 (5.83%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) SQL
2 17 (16.50%) C#
3 4 (3.88%) Perl
4 3 (2.91%) Java
5 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.94%) C
5 2 (1.94%) C++
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.94%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.94%) VBA
6 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (1.94%) CISMP
3 2 (1.94%) CISSP
3 2 (1.94%) MCP
3 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) COBIT
1 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) ISO22301
1 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle
3 19 (18.45%) SAP
4 8 (7.77%) Epicor
4 8 (7.77%) Sage
5 7 (6.80%) IBM
6 4 (3.88%) Adobe
6 4 (3.88%) Infor
6 4 (3.88%) NetSuite
7 3 (2.91%) BMC
7 3 (2.91%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) Tableau
8 1 (0.97%) Twitter
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
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