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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 416 406 388
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 33 49 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 58
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Buckinghamshire +19 13 - -
Berkshire -7 13 £37,500 -31.81%
Oxfordshire +10 3 £37,000 +27.58% 1
Hampshire -20 3 £40,000 -3.61%
Surrey +21 1 £25,000 -61.53% 2
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.42%) .NET
5 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
6 14 (22.58%) Software Licensing
7 13 (20.97%) MCP
8 12 (19.35%) Java
8 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (19.35%) Asset Management
8 12 (19.35%) IT Asset Management
8 12 (19.35%) Software Asset Management
9 11 (17.74%) Degree
9 11 (17.74%) IIS
9 11 (17.74%) HTML
10 10 (16.13%) CSS
10 10 (16.13%) UNIX
10 10 (16.13%) Linux
11 9 (14.52%) CMS
11 9 (14.52%) ISEB
11 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (12.90%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) Oracle
12 8 (12.90%) VMware
12 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
13 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.29%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (17.74%) IIS
2 9 (14.52%) CMS
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) Kentico
6 1 (1.61%) Moodle
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.23%) Network Security
3 2 (3.23%) MPLS
3 2 (3.23%) OSPF
3 2 (3.23%) BGP
3 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 2 (3.23%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.23%) JUnit
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
4 10 (16.13%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 3 (4.84%) XML
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
7 2 (3.23%) EDI
7 2 (3.23%) XHTML
7 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) Java SE
7 2 (3.23%) Spring
8 1 (1.61%) WinForms
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
8 1 (1.61%) WPF
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) XSL
8 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 6 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.23%) Economics
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) UNIX
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Software Licensing
2 12 (19.35%) Asset Management
2 12 (19.35%) IT Asset Management
2 12 (19.35%) Software Asset Management
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) High Availability
5 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.84%) CRM
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) MCP
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 9 (14.52%) ISEB
4 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 2 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) FrontRange
5 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) BMC
5 1 (1.61%) hybris
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