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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 394 416 391
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 47 35 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 59
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -34.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -17.64%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire -19 15 £42,500 +15.64% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Surrey - 8 £48,250 - 2
Berkshire +1 6 £70,000 +100.00%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £37,500 -16.66%
East Sussex -10 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Kent - 1 £67,500 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
3 18 (23.38%) Java
3 18 (23.38%) .NET
4 17 (22.08%) Oracle
5 16 (20.78%) HTML
6 15 (19.48%) CSS
6 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.88%) C#
8 13 (16.88%) Windows
8 13 (16.88%) Finance
9 12 (15.58%) Degree
10 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 11 (14.29%) UNIX
10 11 (14.29%) MS Office
11 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.69%) Linux
12 9 (11.69%) Internet
12 9 (11.69%) IIS
12 9 (11.69%) CMS
13 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
14 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.09%) JUnit
14 7 (9.09%) VMware
14 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 7 (9.09%) High Availability
14 7 (9.09%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) IIS
1 9 (11.69%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) Moodle
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) Drupal
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 7 (9.09%) LAN
2 7 (9.09%) WAN
3 6 (7.79%) SSL
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.79%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Local Government
5 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 16 (20.78%) HTML
3 15 (19.48%) CSS
4 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.79%) XHTML
5 6 (7.79%) Java SE
5 6 (7.79%) Spring
5 6 (7.79%) Ajax
6 5 (6.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.90%) EDI
7 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.90%) RESTful
8 2 (2.60%) XML
9 1 (1.30%) WinForms
9 1 (1.30%) SOAP
9 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.30%) WCF
9 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
1 6 (7.79%) Statistics
1 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
1 6 (7.79%) iPad
2 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) Physics
4 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.90%) EFT
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Economics
6 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) UNIX
3 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 7 (9.09%) High Availability
3 6 (7.79%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (7.79%) Software Licensing
3 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.49%) MVC
4 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.19%) CRM
5 4 (5.19%) OOP
5 4 (5.19%) Coaching
6 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) TDD
6 3 (3.90%) Time Management
6 3 (3.90%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) Java
3 13 (16.88%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) C
5 4 (5.19%) Fortran
5 4 (5.19%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) PhD
3 3 (3.90%) PCI QSA
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
3 3 (3.90%) CISA
3 3 (3.90%) MBA
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) HL7
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.30%) WSUS
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 5 (6.49%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) BMC
7 3 (3.90%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) Wyse
8 1 (1.30%) Civica
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 19 days ago