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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
England / South West
Rank 213 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 18 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.053% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 10
Median salary £32,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 - £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%

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
4804 5636 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.47% 97.17% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3991 4705 4910
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 - 7 - -
Dorset - 3 £27,500 -
Somerset +3 1 £32,000 -
Bristol - 1 £32,000 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 21 (52.50%) C
1 21 (52.50%) C#
1 21 (52.50%) C++
1 21 (52.50%) Java
1 21 (52.50%) STL
1 21 (52.50%) Python
1 21 (52.50%) Games
1 21 (52.50%) Objective-C
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
1 21 (52.50%) Java EE
1 21 (52.50%) Multithreading
1 21 (52.50%) DV Cleared
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
1 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
1 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
1 21 (52.50%) Coaching
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.00%) Spring
3 12 (30.00%) EJB
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) J2EE
3 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (30.00%) Mobile Development
3 12 (30.00%) Big Data
3 12 (30.00%) Apache Pig
3 12 (30.00%) User Stories
3 12 (30.00%) Android
3 12 (30.00%) Hadoop

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 12 (30.00%) Apache Pig
1 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
1 4 (10.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 12 (30.00%) Big Data
1 12 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (52.50%) Games
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Java EE
1 21 (52.50%) STL
2 12 (30.00%) EJB
2 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (30.00%) J2EE
2 12 (30.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Android
1 12 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (52.50%) Coaching
1 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
1 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
1 21 (52.50%) Multithreading
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Mobile Development
2 12 (30.00%) User Stories
3 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) ITSM
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C
1 21 (52.50%) C#
1 21 (52.50%) C++
1 21 (52.50%) Java
1 21 (52.50%) Objective-C
1 21 (52.50%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 9 (22.50%) VB
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) DV Cleared
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (22.50%) GIAC
2 9 (22.50%) Linux+ Certification
2 9 (22.50%) MCSE
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) Network+ Certification
2 9 (22.50%) SANS
2 9 (22.50%) Security+ Certification
2 9 (22.50%) SSCP
3 3 (7.50%) AAT
3 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISAE 3402
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Pegasus
2 4 (10.00%) Sage
3 3 (7.50%) Civica
4 1 (2.50%) SAP