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 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 672 705 727
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 278 270 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 247 226 239
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +24.13%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016 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 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
England +32 269 £47,500 +5.55% 19
London +7 110 £57,500 +18.55% 9
South East +18 66 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Yorkshire +27 31 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Surrey +20 22 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Berkshire +12 21 £52,500 +40.00% 3
West Yorkshire +27 20 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 20 £47,500 -13.63%
North West +37 18 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Leeds +12 18 £35,000 -
City of London +57 17 £60,000 -17.24% 2
East Midlands +15 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Cheshire +34 10 £42,500 +54.54%
Reading +22 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Camberley - 10 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham -21 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Leicestershire +17 8 £32,000 -14.66%
Manchester +14 8 £33,750 -50.90% 1
East of England 0 8 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £41,000 -
South Yorkshire +19 6 £22,500 -43.75%
Sheffield +16 6 £22,500 -43.75%
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £45,000 -
Warrington - 5 £52,500 -
Redhill - 5 £47,500 -
East Sussex +15 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Brighton +12 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Oxford +4 4 £33,000 -5.71%

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 183 (35.81%) Finance
2 163 (31.90%) SQL
3 150 (29.35%) Project Management
4 140 (27.40%) Java
5 114 (22.31%) Oracle
6 108 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 108 (21.14%) Degree
7 100 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 97 (18.98%) .NET
9 95 (18.59%) C#
10 89 (17.42%) Presales
11 84 (16.44%) MS Excel
12 80 (15.66%) XML
13 76 (14.87%) Banking
14 61 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
15 60 (11.74%) C++
16 59 (11.55%) Web Services
17 57 (11.15%) Business Analysis
18 55 (10.76%) SaaS
18 55 (10.76%) HTML
19 54 (10.57%) Windows
20 50 (9.78%) Software Engineering
21 47 (9.20%) Wealth Management
22 45 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (8.61%) Time Management
24 42 (8.22%) Asset Management
25 41 (8.02%) PRINCE2
25 41 (8.02%) ERP
25 41 (8.02%) Big Data

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 30 (5.87%) IIS
2 17 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.94%) JBoss
3 15 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.57%) MS Office
2 8 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) DOC1
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.74%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.78%) Infor SunSystems
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.78%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) Finacle
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.59%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.59%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.39%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.39%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.76%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.72%) Firewall
1 19 (3.72%) SSL
2 17 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.74%) DNS
4 11 (2.15%) Internet
5 9 (1.76%) DHCP
6 7 (1.37%) SAN
7 6 (1.17%) NAS
8 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.20%) CTI
9 1 (0.20%) HTTP
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.02%) Big Data
3 38 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.96%) DB2
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.37%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.20%) GIS
13 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Subversion
2 4 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.59%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) CMake
4 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.39%) JUnit
4 2 (0.39%) Maven
4 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Appium
5 1 (0.20%) Calabash
5 1 (0.20%) Gatling
5 1 (0.20%) JBehave
5 1 (0.20%) MSTest
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 183 (35.81%) Finance
2 76 (14.87%) Banking
3 30 (5.87%) Retail
4 29 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.48%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.50%) Back Office
6 23 (4.50%) Front Office
7 18 (3.52%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.74%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.35%) Local Government
10 11 (2.15%) Legal
11 10 (1.96%) Marketing
12 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) Advertising
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.20%) Games
15 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (18.98%) .NET
2 80 (15.66%) XML
3 59 (11.55%) Web Services
4 55 (10.76%) HTML
5 32 (6.26%) XSLT
6 24 (4.70%) CSS
7 20 (3.91%) Java EE
8 18 (3.52%) ASP.NET
8 18 (3.52%) HTML5
8 18 (3.52%) J2EE
9 15 (2.94%) SAML
10 14 (2.74%) JSP
11 12 (2.35%) SOAP
12 10 (1.96%) WCF
13 8 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (1.57%) STL
14 7 (1.37%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.17%) Spring
16 4 (0.78%) Ajax
16 4 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.65%) Fintech
4 15 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.15%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.76%) iPad
10 8 (1.57%) Physics
11 7 (1.37%) Clustering
11 7 (1.37%) Cybercrime
11 7 (1.37%) Derivative
12 5 (0.98%) Economics
12 5 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.57%) Windows
2 38 (7.44%) Linux
2 38 (7.44%) Unix
3 21 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.76%) Android
8 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.98%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (29.35%) Project Management
2 89 (17.42%) Presales
3 61 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (11.15%) Business Analysis
5 50 (9.78%) Software Engineering
6 47 (9.20%) Wealth Management
7 44 (8.61%) Time Management
8 42 (8.22%) Asset Management
9 41 (8.02%) ERP
9 41 (8.02%) PRINCE2
10 37 (7.24%) Analytics
11 33 (6.46%) Data Analytics
12 32 (6.26%) Migration
13 30 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (5.68%) SOA
15 28 (5.48%) Software Asset Management
16 27 (5.28%) Business Development
16 27 (5.28%) CRM
17 26 (5.09%) Customer Engagement
18 25 (4.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (31.90%) SQL
2 140 (27.40%) Java
3 95 (18.59%) C#
4 60 (11.74%) C++
5 38 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.89%) C
7 24 (4.70%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.72%) Perl
8 19 (3.72%) Python
9 10 (1.96%) Lua
9 10 (1.96%) VB
10 9 (1.76%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.37%) Scala
12 5 (0.98%) VBA
13 4 (0.78%) PHP
13 4 (0.78%) Ruby
14 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (21.14%) Degree
2 30 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.54%) MCSE
4 9 (1.76%) MCP
5 8 (1.57%) CISSP
6 7 (1.37%) CCNA
6 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.37%) GIAC
6 7 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (1.37%) SANS
6 7 (1.37%) SSCP
7 6 (1.17%) ISEB
8 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) ACCA
11 2 (0.39%) CIMA
11 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.20%) CISMP
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) GAAP
2 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) COSHH
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO19770
3 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) SCCM
2 3 (0.59%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.20%) Mesos
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (22.31%) Oracle
2 108 (21.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.05%) SAP
4 24 (4.70%) IBM
5 16 (3.13%) HP
5 16 (3.13%) Northgate
6 15 (2.94%) Citrix
7 14 (2.74%) BMC
7 14 (2.74%) VMware
8 11 (2.15%) Sage
9 9 (1.76%) Adobe
10 7 (1.37%) Epicor
11 6 (1.17%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.98%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.78%) Charles River
13 4 (0.78%) Eze Castle Integration
13 4 (0.78%) Infor
13 4 (0.78%) SimCorp
13 4 (0.78%) Sun
13 4 (0.78%) Wonderware
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago