The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 227 247 235
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 23 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.067% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.069% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 6
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5450 5769 5984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.56% 97.01% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4893 5007
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the South West region.

Software Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Gloucestershire +4 17 £50,000 +25.00%
Somerset - 3 £70,000 -
Devon - 2 £30,000 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (69.44%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (63.89%) Java
3 21 (58.33%) C++
4 20 (55.56%) C
4 20 (55.56%) C#
4 20 (55.56%) Python
4 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) Java EE
6 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 18 (50.00%) Games
6 18 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 18 (50.00%) STL
6 18 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 18 (50.00%) Coaching
7 16 (44.44%) CISSP
8 13 (36.11%) Linux
9 12 (33.33%) Perl
9 12 (33.33%) GIAC
9 12 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Reverse Engineering
10 11 (30.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (30.56%) VB
10 11 (30.56%) Unix
10 11 (30.56%) MCSE
10 11 (30.56%) CCNA
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (19.44%) Apache Pig
1 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) CTI
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Big Data
1 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 7 (19.44%) Apache Hive
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AppScan
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (50.00%) Games
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Java EE
1 18 (50.00%) STL
2 7 (19.44%) EJB
2 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
2 7 (19.44%) J2EE
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) VXML
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (2.78%) IVR
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Android
3 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (50.00%) Coaching
4 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 12 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (30.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
7 7 (19.44%) User Stories
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) SOA
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Line Management
10 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.56%) Migration
11 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) C++
3 20 (55.56%) C
3 20 (55.56%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) Python
4 18 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 12 (33.33%) Perl
6 11 (30.56%) VB
7 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (44.44%) CISSP
4 12 (33.33%) GIAC
5 11 (30.56%) CCNA
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (30.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (30.56%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (30.56%) MCSE
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (30.56%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (30.56%) SANS
5 11 (30.56%) Security+ Certification
5 11 (30.56%) SSCP
6 4 (11.11%) CISMP
7 3 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) CEH
9 1 (2.78%) CISA
9 1 (2.78%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) COBIT
2 4 (11.11%) ISO22301
2 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) Veracode
1 1 (2.78%) Verint
1 1 (2.78%) VMware