The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 759 807 701
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -106
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 133 122 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 115 100 169
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
England +35 132 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South East +2 36 £45,000 +24.13% 6
London +16 34 £37,500 -25.00% 7
North West +10 21 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Manchester +16 17 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Berkshire +5 11 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +9 10 £43,750 +7.36% 1
Oxfordshire +7 8 £37,000 +17.46% 1
East of England +5 8 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Hampshire +5 8 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Oxford -2 8 £37,000 +17.46%
West Midlands -4 8 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Reading +7 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +19 6 £50,000 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +11 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +2 6 £50,000 +37.93% 1
City of London +18 5 £25,000 -62.96% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £45,000 +42.85%
Nottingham 0 5 £45,000 +42.85%
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey +17 4 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Leicestershire +15 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £40,000 -6.43%
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Midlands - 4 - -
Loughborough +7 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Runcorn - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Essex -1 2 £21,000 -45.45%

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (39.84%) SQL
2 83 (33.07%) Microsoft
3 80 (31.87%) Degree
4 77 (30.68%) .NET
5 73 (29.08%) SQL Server
6 70 (27.89%) C#
7 66 (26.29%) Project Management
8 58 (23.11%) MS Excel
9 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (20.32%) Finance
11 49 (19.52%) Software Engineering
12 41 (16.33%) Business Analysis
13 40 (15.94%) Java
14 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET
15 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2
16 31 (12.35%) XML
17 30 (11.95%) HTML
18 29 (11.55%) Windows
19 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
20 27 (10.76%) JavaScript
20 27 (10.76%) Oracle
21 25 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (9.96%) Banking
22 24 (9.56%) Time Management
23 22 (8.76%) ITIL
24 20 (7.97%) Linux
25 19 (7.57%) SaaS
25 19 (7.57%) Software Licensing
26 18 (7.17%) TDD
26 18 (7.17%) T-SQL

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.98%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.99%) IIS
5 4 (1.59%) JBoss
5 4 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 58 (23.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.57%) SaaS
2 6 (2.39%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) CTI
2 4 (1.59%) WebEx
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) Broadband
4 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.80%) Firewall
4 2 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) AMQP
5 1 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.40%) VLAN
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
5 1 (0.40%) OSPF
5 1 (0.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.80%) MySQL
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) Riak
9 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.39%) MSTest
3 6 (2.39%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.59%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.80%) JUnit
7 2 (0.80%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) Maven
8 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.40%) FishEye
General
1 51 (20.32%) Finance
2 25 (9.96%) Banking
3 5 (1.99%) International Banking
3 5 (1.99%) Marketing
4 4 (1.59%) French Language
4 4 (1.59%) Automotive
4 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
6 2 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.68%) .NET
2 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET
3 31 (12.35%) XML
4 30 (11.95%) HTML
5 15 (5.98%) CSS
6 12 (4.78%) REST
7 11 (4.38%) HTML5
7 11 (4.38%) WCF
7 11 (4.38%) WPF
8 10 (3.98%) WinForms
8 10 (3.98%) Web Services
9 9 (3.59%) Spring
10 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.99%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (1.99%) XHTML
11 5 (1.99%) J2EE
12 4 (1.59%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.20%) Java EE
13 3 (1.20%) RESTful
14 2 (0.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.17%) Hedge funds
3 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.98%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.39%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.40%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.40%) Physics
12 1 (0.40%) NHS
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.55%) Windows
2 20 (7.97%) Linux
3 13 (5.18%) UNIX
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.29%) Project Management
2 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.52%) Software Engineering
4 41 (16.33%) Business Analysis
5 32 (12.75%) PRINCE2
6 24 (9.56%) Time Management
7 22 (8.76%) ITIL
8 19 (7.57%) Software Licensing
9 18 (7.17%) TDD
10 17 (6.77%) Asset Management
10 17 (6.77%) MVC
10 17 (6.77%) Software Asset Management
11 16 (6.37%) IT Asset Management
12 15 (5.98%) Software Delivery
12 15 (5.98%) SDLC
12 15 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.58%) Software Testing
13 14 (5.58%) Workflow
14 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 100 (39.84%) SQL
2 70 (27.89%) C#
3 40 (15.94%) Java
4 27 (10.76%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.58%) C++
7 11 (4.38%) C
8 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.39%) PHP
9 5 (1.99%) Scala
10 4 (1.59%) VB
10 4 (1.59%) Python
11 3 (1.20%) Perl
12 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.80%) Ada
12 2 (0.80%) Ruby
12 2 (0.80%) VBA
12 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) XPath
13 1 (0.40%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 80 (31.87%) Degree
2 25 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.37%) ISEB
4 14 (5.58%) MCP
5 10 (3.98%) MCSD
5 10 (3.98%) MCPD
5 10 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.59%) ACCA
7 4 (1.59%) CIMA
7 4 (1.59%) CIPD
8 2 (0.80%) PhD
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.18%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
2 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.40%) KVM
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.59%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 83 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.76%) Oracle
3 7 (2.79%) IBM
4 5 (1.99%) Cisco
4 5 (1.99%) Adobe
4 5 (1.99%) Avaya
5 4 (1.59%) HP
5 4 (1.59%) SAP
5 4 (1.59%) FrontRange
5 4 (1.59%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.20%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) Siebel
7 1 (0.40%) EMC
7 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.40%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.40%) Lotus
7 1 (0.40%) Sage
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £13,500 - £19,500 depending on experience - Plus £3k shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Volt
Salary: Pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + car allowance / company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £280000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allow + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
The City, London (EC4)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25k
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago