The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 762 671 737
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 155 212 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 127 186 153
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,650 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -107 132 £41,750 -1.76% 30
South East -18 56 £45,000 +20.00% 6
London -86 27 £55,000 +25.71% 6
Hampshire +23 26 £41,500 +12.16% 1
Berkshire +11 18 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Southampton - 14 £41,500 - 1
Yorkshire -40 13 £40,000 +81.81% 2
East Midlands -22 12 £26,500 +8.16%
West Yorkshire -36 10 £40,000 +81.81%
Derbyshire - 10 £26,500 -
Derby - 10 £26,500 -
Scotland -14 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Farnborough - 8 £55,000 -
City of London -29 7 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +7 6 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Oxfordshire -10 6 £29,000 -38.94%
Cambridge +4 4 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £51,250 +2.50% 2
South West -16 4 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East of England -21 4 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Leeds -24 4 £17,000 -72.80%
Birmingham +3 3 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £57,500 +64.28%
North West -13 3 - - 4
Abingdon - 3 £29,000 -
Coventry +11 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes +4 2 - -
Edinburgh -19 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £37,500 -
Slough - 2 £100,000 -

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 117 (43.49%) SQL
2 86 (31.97%) SQL Server
3 77 (28.62%) Finance
4 73 (27.14%) .NET
5 68 (25.28%) C#
6 56 (20.82%) Java
7 51 (18.96%) Project Management
8 50 (18.59%) Degree
9 44 (16.36%) Microsoft
10 42 (15.61%) ERP
11 40 (14.87%) Windows
11 40 (14.87%) MS Excel
12 38 (14.13%) Oracle
13 37 (13.75%) HTML
14 36 (13.38%) JavaScript
14 36 (13.38%) CSS
15 29 (10.78%) Linux
16 28 (10.41%) Data Analysis
17 27 (10.04%) PRINCE2
17 27 (10.04%) ASP.NET
18 26 (9.67%) UNIX
19 25 (9.29%) Sage
20 23 (8.55%) XML
21 22 (8.18%) Software Engineering
21 22 (8.18%) HL7
22 20 (7.43%) Dynamics NAV
23 19 (7.06%) J2EE
23 19 (7.06%) OO
23 19 (7.06%) NHS
23 19 (7.06%) Computer Science

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (4.83%) IIS
2 10 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.86%) Drupal
4 4 (1.49%) Documentum
5 3 (1.12%) CMS
5 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 40 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (7.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (6.69%) Sage 200
3 13 (4.83%) Exchequer
4 12 (4.46%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (4.09%) Pegasus Opera
5 11 (4.09%) Sage 50
6 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.12%) GoldMine
7 3 (1.12%) Movex
8 2 (0.74%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.74%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.74%) Agresso
8 2 (0.74%) Lawson
9 1 (0.37%) BPCS
9 1 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.37%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.37%) Summit
9 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) WAN
2 6 (2.23%) LAN
3 4 (1.49%) Internet
4 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.12%) VPN
4 3 (1.12%) AMQP
5 2 (0.74%) NGN
5 2 (0.74%) SS7
5 2 (0.74%) ATM
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.58%) InterSystems Cache
4 9 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.97%) MS Access
6 7 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.12%) MySQL
9 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.12%) Big Data
9 3 (1.12%) Redis
9 3 (1.12%) Riak
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.37%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.86%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) Ant
5 1 (0.37%) JUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Mockito
5 1 (0.37%) DbUnit
General
1 77 (28.62%) Finance
2 9 (3.35%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.60%) Banking
4 6 (2.23%) Legal
4 6 (2.23%) Back Office
5 5 (1.86%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.14%) .NET
2 37 (13.75%) HTML
3 36 (13.38%) CSS
4 27 (10.04%) ASP.NET
5 23 (8.55%) XML
6 19 (7.06%) J2EE
7 16 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (5.58%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.72%) WPF
10 9 (3.35%) WCF
11 6 (2.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (2.23%) Spring
12 5 (1.86%) Web Services
12 5 (1.86%) Middleware
13 4 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.49%) REST
13 4 (1.49%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.49%) JMS
14 3 (1.12%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.06%) NHS
1 19 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.32%) Mathematics
3 16 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.23%) Open Source
6 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.49%) EPoS
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.12%) Physics
8 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.74%) Equities
8 2 (0.74%) Derivative
8 2 (0.74%) Economics
8 2 (0.74%) EFT
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.87%) Windows
2 29 (10.78%) Linux
3 26 (9.67%) UNIX
4 9 (3.35%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.23%) Android
6 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.96%) Project Management
2 42 (15.61%) ERP
3 28 (10.41%) Data Analysis
4 27 (10.04%) PRINCE2
5 22 (8.18%) Software Engineering
6 19 (7.06%) OO
7 17 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (5.58%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (5.58%) OOP
8 15 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.20%) MVC
10 13 (4.83%) TDD
11 12 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.46%) CRM
12 11 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.09%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.09%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (3.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (43.49%) SQL
2 68 (25.28%) C#
3 56 (20.82%) Java
4 36 (13.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.32%) C++
6 15 (5.58%) MUMPS
7 13 (4.83%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.72%) PHP
9 7 (2.60%) VBScript
10 6 (2.23%) VBA
11 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.49%) C
11 4 (1.49%) Python
12 3 (1.12%) Ada
12 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.12%) Ruby
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
12 3 (1.12%) Clojure
12 3 (1.12%) Erlang
12 3 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (18.59%) Degree
2 15 (5.58%) ISEB
3 6 (2.23%) CIPD
4 4 (1.49%) AAT
4 4 (1.49%) CIMA
4 4 (1.49%) ACCA
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.49%) MCT
5 3 (1.12%) PMP
6 2 (0.74%) CCSP
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) MCP
6 2 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.18%) HL7
2 5 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) vCloud
2 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.13%) Oracle
3 25 (9.29%) Sage
4 14 (5.20%) Pegasus
5 11 (4.09%) CODA
6 9 (3.35%) Adobe
7 8 (2.97%) SAP
8 5 (1.86%) VMware
9 4 (1.49%) Apple
10 3 (1.12%) Baan
10 3 (1.12%) SunGard
10 3 (1.12%) Infor
10 3 (1.12%) Foundry
11 2 (0.74%) Fiserv
11 2 (0.74%) Capita
11 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.74%) SmartStream
11 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.74%) Epicor
11 2 (0.74%) NCR
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training+ progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits + training + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Experis IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum 20 DAYS, PENSION, £45K BASE, TRAININ
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £39,242 - £46,786 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago