The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
UK
Rank 635 693 681
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 225 229 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 196 204 254
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the UK.

Software Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 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
England +45 209 £41,750 -16.50% 39
London +49 66 £50,000 -9.09% 11
South East +76 59 £42,000 -16.00% 11
Berkshire +61 24 £45,000 -29.41% 2
North West -3 21 £40,000 +19.40% 4
South West +25 20 £35,500 -40.83% 1
Yorkshire +24 20 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +33 19 £39,000 +4.00% 4
West Yorkshire +34 15 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Southampton - 15 £37,500 - 2
Reading +40 12 £45,000 -37.93%
Manchester -15 12 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Leeds +31 11 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Surrey +20 8 £42,500 -22.72% 4
West Midlands -9 8 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Gloucestershire -18 8 £50,000 -16.66%
Birmingham - 8 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside - 7 £33,750 - 3
Liverpool - 7 £33,750 - 3
City of London +20 6 £50,000 -33.55% 3
East of England +7 6 £45,500 -9.00% 3
Maidenhead +6 6 £55,000 +77.41%
Hungerford - 5 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Hull - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridge +8 4 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +5 4 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 4 £26,000 -40.90% 1
Tyne and Wear +2 4 £26,000 -40.90% 1
North East +1 4 £26,000 -40.90% 1

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 186 (38.43%) Finance
2 155 (32.02%) SQL
3 121 (25.00%) Java
4 93 (19.21%) SQL Server
5 92 (19.01%) MS Excel
6 88 (18.18%) Project Management
7 78 (16.12%) Degree
8 76 (15.70%) Banking
8 76 (15.70%) Presales
9 74 (15.29%) C#
10 72 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (14.88%) Software Engineering
11 69 (14.26%) Oracle
12 68 (14.05%) Linux
12 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
13 63 (13.02%) Unix
13 63 (13.02%) Windows
14 62 (12.81%) HTML
15 61 (12.60%) XML
15 61 (12.60%) ERP
16 59 (12.19%) C++
17 55 (11.36%) Java EE
17 55 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
19 50 (10.33%) Mentoring
20 49 (10.12%) Enterprise Software
21 45 (9.30%) C
22 44 (9.09%) SOA
23 42 (8.68%) JavaScript
24 41 (8.47%) Time Management

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (6.82%) JBoss
1 33 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (6.20%) WebLogic
3 27 (5.58%) WebSphere
4 24 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (3.93%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.86%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.86%) IIS
7 8 (1.65%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.34%) MS Office
3 10 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.69%) Sage 200
3 12 (2.48%) Sage X3
4 8 (1.65%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.03%) Advent Geneva
6 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.83%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (0.62%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.62%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.62%) Sonata
8 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.41%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.21%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.21%) Lawson
9 1 (0.21%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.93%) SSL
1 19 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.03%) NAS
3 5 (1.03%) SAN
4 2 (0.41%) DNS
4 2 (0.41%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 25 (5.17%) Big Data
5 20 (4.13%) MS Access
6 19 (3.93%) DB2
7 9 (1.86%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.41%) MySQL
12 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.62%) Selenium
3 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 186 (38.43%) Finance
2 76 (15.70%) Banking
3 30 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.58%) Manufacturing
5 26 (5.37%) Retail
6 23 (4.75%) Games
7 21 (4.34%) Marketing
8 19 (3.93%) Financial Institution
9 17 (3.51%) Investment Banking
9 17 (3.51%) Retail Banking
10 16 (3.31%) Back Office
11 10 (2.07%) Local Government
12 9 (1.86%) Front Office
13 6 (1.24%) Automotive
13 6 (1.24%) Avionics
13 6 (1.24%) Electronics
13 6 (1.24%) General Ledger
13 6 (1.24%) International Banking
14 5 (1.03%) Advertising
14 5 (1.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.81%) HTML
2 61 (12.60%) XML
3 55 (11.36%) Java EE
4 34 (7.02%) .NET
5 28 (5.79%) STL
6 27 (5.58%) CSS
7 18 (3.72%) Spring
8 17 (3.51%) J2EE
9 12 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.48%) Hibernate
10 11 (2.27%) HTML5
10 11 (2.27%) Node.js
10 11 (2.27%) Web Services
11 10 (2.07%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.07%) XSLT
12 9 (1.86%) EJB
13 8 (1.65%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.65%) Middleware
13 8 (1.65%) REST
14 6 (1.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.12%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.02%) Fintech
4 15 (3.10%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.65%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.45%) Blog
7 7 (1.45%) NHS
7 7 (1.45%) Social Media
8 6 (1.24%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.03%) Clustering
9 5 (1.03%) DTCC
9 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.05%) Linux
2 63 (13.02%) Unix
2 63 (13.02%) Windows
3 15 (3.10%) Android
3 15 (3.10%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.86%) HPUX
4 9 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.83%) AIX
8 4 (0.83%) CentOS
8 4 (0.83%) Solaris
8 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.18%) Project Management
2 76 (15.70%) Presales
3 72 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (14.88%) Software Engineering
4 61 (12.60%) ERP
5 53 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (10.33%) Mentoring
7 44 (9.09%) SOA
8 41 (8.47%) Time Management
9 37 (7.64%) Business Analysis
10 36 (7.44%) Logistics
10 36 (7.44%) PRINCE2
11 32 (6.61%) Coaching
12 26 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (5.17%) Multithreading
14 23 (4.75%) Change Control
14 23 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (4.55%) Asset Management
16 21 (4.34%) SDLC
17 20 (4.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 155 (32.02%) SQL
2 121 (25.00%) Java
3 74 (15.29%) C#
4 59 (12.19%) C++
5 45 (9.30%) C
6 42 (8.68%) JavaScript
7 37 (7.64%) Python
8 27 (5.58%) Objective-C
9 21 (4.34%) Perl
10 18 (3.72%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.31%) VB
12 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.24%) Groovy
14 5 (1.03%) PHP
14 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.03%) XPath
15 4 (0.83%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.62%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.62%) Lua
16 3 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (16.12%) Degree
2 37 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.34%) DV Cleared
3 21 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.51%) MCSE
5 15 (3.10%) AAT
6 13 (2.69%) CCNA
6 13 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.69%) CISSP
7 12 (2.48%) ACCA
7 12 (2.48%) CIMA
7 12 (2.48%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (2.48%) GIAC
7 12 (2.48%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (2.48%) SANS
7 12 (2.48%) Security+ Certification
7 12 (2.48%) SSCP
8 9 (1.86%) MCP
9 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.37%) QA
2 17 (3.51%) SLA
3 8 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.24%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.41%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) MiFID
8 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 69 (14.26%) Oracle
2 68 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.23%) Sage
4 14 (2.89%) Pegasus
5 13 (2.69%) SAP
6 10 (2.07%) NetSuite
7 9 (1.86%) IBM
8 8 (1.65%) Sun
9 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.24%) Apple
10 6 (1.24%) Green Hills
10 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.24%) Sybase
11 5 (1.03%) Advent
11 5 (1.03%) Calypso
11 5 (1.03%) Citrix
11 5 (1.03%) Linedata
11 5 (1.03%) Murex
11 5 (1.03%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.03%) Trayport
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £90,000 to £130,000 per annum £100-140K+
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Monthly Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus bonus and package
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,500 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Base +Car Allowance +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + car allow, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent OTE, Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire, Cheshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg £30,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago