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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 237 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.053% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +52.94%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +24.13%
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
5430 5923 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.83% 97.45% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4551 4856 4770
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 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
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 3 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
Bristol -1 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SSCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) STL
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data

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 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Java EE
1 3 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cybercrime
1 3 (33.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SANS
2 3 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (11.11%) CISMP
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO22301
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft