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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 773 730 751
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 114 143 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 91 131 128
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -50 108 £39,000 +11.42% 15
London -1 45 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South East -39 29 £40,000 +15.94% 2
City of London +10 16 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Berkshire -11 10 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -29 10 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Oxfordshire +11 8 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Reading -4 8 £50,000 +56.25%
South West -25 8 £31,500 -16.00%
Oxford +15 7 £32,000 -28.88% 1
East Midlands -14 7 £34,000 +4.61%
Derby -8 6 £34,000 +4.61%
Derbyshire -9 6 £34,000 +4.61%
North East - 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 - -
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
Bristol -1 5 £26,000 -
Hampshire -4 5 £47,000 +63.47%
Yorkshire -47 5 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £27,500 -15.38%
North West -20 4 £35,750 +17.21% 4
Southampton - 4 £56,000 -
Cambridge -4 3 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 -
West Midlands -7 2 £33,250 +30.39% 2
Birmingham -8 2 £33,250 +30.39% 1
Surrey -14 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Manchester -16 2 £35,750 -2.72% 4
Leeds -34 2 £32,000 +68.42%

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 94 (36.58%) SQL
2 68 (26.46%) Finance
3 51 (19.84%) Degree
4 48 (18.68%) SQL Server
4 48 (18.68%) Project Management
5 47 (18.29%) Java
6 45 (17.51%) Oracle
6 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
7 40 (15.56%) .NET
8 39 (15.18%) C#
9 38 (14.79%) MS Excel
10 31 (12.06%) Sage
11 30 (11.67%) XML
11 30 (11.67%) HTML
11 30 (11.67%) JavaScript
12 29 (11.28%) Windows
12 29 (11.28%) OO
12 29 (11.28%) CRM
13 27 (10.51%) UNIX
14 25 (9.73%) Business Analysis
14 25 (9.73%) Sage 200
15 23 (8.95%) Banking
15 23 (8.95%) ERP
15 23 (8.95%) PHP
16 22 (8.56%) Linux
16 22 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (8.17%) Asset Management
18 20 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (7.39%) Dynamics NAV
19 19 (7.39%) Back Office

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (5.45%) Drupal
2 10 (3.89%) IIS
3 8 (3.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.72%) Apache
5 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (9.73%) Sage 200
2 19 (7.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (6.61%) Sage 50
4 14 (5.45%) Exchequer
5 11 (4.28%) Pegasus Opera
6 10 (3.89%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (2.33%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (2.33%) Sage BI
8 4 (1.56%) Movex
8 4 (1.56%) SAP Business One
8 4 (1.56%) Lawson
8 4 (1.56%) Sage 1000
9 3 (1.17%) Agresso
10 2 (0.78%) MFGPRO
10 2 (0.78%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.39%) Advent Geneva
11 1 (0.39%) Eagle STAR
11 1 (0.39%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.56%) OLAP
6 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.78%) MySQL
7 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) EDMS
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.95%) JUnit
3 4 (1.56%) Maven
3 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.17%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.17%) JMeter
5 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (26.46%) Finance
2 23 (8.95%) Banking
3 19 (7.39%) Back Office
4 15 (5.84%) Front Office
5 11 (4.28%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.56%) Games
9 4 (1.56%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.56%) Legal
9 4 (1.56%) Local Government
10 3 (1.17%) Marketing
10 3 (1.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.56%) .NET
2 30 (11.67%) XML
2 30 (11.67%) HTML
3 19 (7.39%) J2EE
4 15 (5.84%) CSS
5 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.89%) Web Services
6 8 (3.11%) jQuery
7 5 (1.95%) RESTful
7 5 (1.95%) Ajax
7 5 (1.95%) Spring
8 4 (1.56%) MDX
8 4 (1.56%) XSLT
9 3 (1.17%) SOAP
10 2 (0.78%) Lucene
10 2 (0.78%) Java EE
11 1 (0.39%) GWT
11 1 (0.39%) LINQ
11 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.89%) Fixed Income
5 10 (3.89%) Derivative
6 7 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.56%) Equities
8 4 (1.56%) User Experience
9 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.78%) Economics
10 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.78%) EPoS
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
11 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.39%) Open Source
11 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.39%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.28%) Windows
2 27 (10.51%) UNIX
3 22 (8.56%) Linux
4 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.68%) Project Management
2 29 (11.28%) OO
2 29 (11.28%) CRM
3 25 (9.73%) Business Analysis
4 23 (8.95%) ERP
5 21 (8.17%) Asset Management
6 20 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.39%) Investment Management
8 15 (5.84%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.06%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.06%) Workflow
10 12 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.67%) Software Testing
10 12 (4.67%) Software Asset Management
11 11 (4.28%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.28%) ITIL
11 11 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.28%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.50%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (3.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.58%) SQL
2 47 (18.29%) Java
3 39 (15.18%) C#
4 30 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.95%) PHP
6 19 (7.39%) C++
7 14 (5.45%) C
8 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.50%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.50%) MUMPS
9 7 (2.72%) VBScript
10 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.33%) Python
11 4 (1.56%) Fortran
12 3 (1.17%) VB
12 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) R
14 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (19.84%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) ISEB
3 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.95%) MCP
4 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) CIMA
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ACCA
6 2 (0.78%) AAT
7 1 (0.39%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) MBA
7 1 (0.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.45%) HL7
2 8 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) Basel II
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) vCloud
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (17.51%) Oracle
1 45 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.06%) Sage
3 14 (5.45%) Pegasus
4 11 (4.28%) CODA
5 9 (3.50%) SAP
5 9 (3.50%) IBM
6 7 (2.72%) thinkFolio
6 7 (2.72%) Charles River
6 7 (2.72%) SimCorp
7 6 (2.33%) HP
7 6 (2.33%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.95%) SunGard
9 4 (1.56%) VMware
9 4 (1.56%) Google
9 4 (1.56%) Epicor
9 4 (1.56%) Baan
9 4 (1.56%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.56%) SmartStream
9 4 (1.56%) JBoss
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