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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 790 790 683
Rank change year-on-year
0 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 110 154 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 126 186
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +28 108 £37,500 -10.17% 20
London +52 37 £31,500 -42.72% 6
South East -24 31 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire -3 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +13 12 - -
North West +15 10 £27,500 - 4
Yorkshire -2 7 £38,750 -3.12% 4
South West -9 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Maidenhead - 7 £37,500 -
East of England +34 6 £33,000 -35.60% 1
Cheshire +11 6 £27,500 - 2
East Midlands +3 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -
Manchester +8 4 £52,375 - 2
West Midlands -16 4 £23,500 -32.85% 2
High Wycombe - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £55,000 -
City of London +22 3 £57,500 +4.54% 3
West Yorkshire 0 3 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Birmingham -10 3 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Southampton -16 3 £40,000 -3.61%
Hampshire -28 3 £40,000 -3.61%
Essex - 3 £21,000 -
Colchester - 3 £21,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £52,500 +2.43%
Scotland +14 2 - -
Cambridge +9 2 £52,500 +2.43%
South Yorkshire -9 2 £38,750 +3.33% 1

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 103 (41.37%) SQL
2 81 (32.53%) .NET
3 71 (28.51%) Degree
4 69 (27.71%) C#
5 65 (26.10%) Java
6 60 (24.10%) SQL Server
7 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
8 53 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (19.28%) Finance
10 45 (18.07%) XML
11 44 (17.67%) MS Excel
11 44 (17.67%) Software Engineering
12 41 (16.47%) Computer Science
13 39 (15.66%) Windows
14 35 (14.06%) ASP.NET
14 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
14 35 (14.06%) HTML
15 31 (12.45%) Project Management
16 28 (11.24%) Oracle
16 28 (11.24%) CSS
16 28 (11.24%) Banking
17 26 (10.44%) Business Analysis
18 25 (10.04%) Asset Management
19 24 (9.64%) UNIX
19 24 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
20 22 (8.84%) CRM
21 21 (8.43%) Web Services
21 21 (8.43%) ISEB
22 20 (8.03%) Linux
22 20 (8.03%) Workflow

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (5.22%) CMS
2 12 (4.82%) IIS
3 9 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.61%) Kentico
5 4 (1.61%) Drupal
5 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.20%) WordPress
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
7 2 (0.80%) Moodle
7 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (17.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.80%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.80%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) GoldMine
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.80%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) SaaS
2 7 (2.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.41%) LAN
1 6 (2.41%) WAN
1 6 (2.41%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.41%) SSL
1 6 (2.41%) Internet
2 5 (2.01%) CTI
3 4 (1.61%) WebEx
4 2 (0.80%) VLAN
4 2 (0.80%) Network Security
4 2 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.80%) MPLS
4 2 (0.80%) OSPF
4 2 (0.80%) BGP
4 2 (0.80%) VPN
4 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.02%) MSTest
2 10 (4.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.01%) JUnit
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.61%) JIRA
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) FishEye
7 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.40%) GDB
8 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
General
1 48 (19.28%) Finance
2 28 (11.24%) Banking
3 12 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.42%) French Language
4 11 (4.42%) German Language
5 10 (4.02%) Back Office
6 6 (2.41%) Retail
7 5 (2.01%) International Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Local Government
8 4 (1.61%) Automotive
9 3 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.80%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (32.53%) .NET
2 45 (18.07%) XML
3 35 (14.06%) HTML
3 35 (14.06%) ASP.NET
4 28 (11.24%) CSS
5 21 (8.43%) Web Services
6 8 (3.21%) jQuery
7 7 (2.81%) Spring
7 7 (2.81%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.41%) Ajax
8 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.01%) JDBC
9 5 (2.01%) J2EE
10 4 (1.61%) STL
10 4 (1.61%) REST
11 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.20%) Java SE
11 3 (1.20%) Java EE
11 3 (1.20%) XHTML
12 2 (0.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.02%) Hedge funds
4 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.61%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.41%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.41%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.61%) Open Source
10 3 (1.20%) iPad
10 3 (1.20%) Statistics
10 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.80%) Economics
11 2 (0.80%) Derivative
11 2 (0.80%) User Experience
11 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.66%) Windows
2 24 (9.64%) UNIX
3 20 (8.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.67%) Software Engineering
3 31 (12.45%) Project Management
4 26 (10.44%) Business Analysis
5 25 (10.04%) Asset Management
6 22 (8.84%) CRM
7 20 (8.03%) Workflow
8 16 (6.43%) Software Licensing
9 15 (6.02%) Software Testing
10 14 (5.62%) Software Asset Management
11 13 (5.22%) MVC
12 12 (4.82%) Time Management
12 12 (4.82%) IT Asset Management
13 11 (4.42%) Software Delivery
13 11 (4.42%) Release Management
14 10 (4.02%) Performance Testing
14 10 (4.02%) Test Scripting
15 8 (3.21%) OO
16 7 (2.81%) PRINCE2
16 7 (2.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.37%) SQL
2 69 (27.71%) C#
3 65 (26.10%) Java
4 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.62%) C++
6 10 (4.02%) VB
6 10 (4.02%) C
7 9 (3.61%) PHP
8 6 (2.41%) VBA
9 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.61%) Ada
10 4 (1.61%) VB6
10 4 (1.61%) Perl
11 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (28.51%) Degree
2 21 (8.43%) ISEB
3 16 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.22%) MCP
5 9 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.61%) CIPD
9 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ACCA
10 2 (0.80%) CIMA
10 2 (0.80%) AAT
11 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) MCSE
11 1 (0.40%) PhD
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) HL7
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (3.21%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) vSphere
2 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (4.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.24%) Oracle
3 8 (3.21%) VMware
4 5 (2.01%) Vermilion
4 5 (2.01%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.01%) Cisco
4 5 (2.01%) Avaya
4 5 (2.01%) Sage
5 4 (1.61%) IBM
5 4 (1.61%) SAP
6 3 (1.20%) Sybase
6 3 (1.20%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.80%) FrontRange
7 2 (0.80%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.80%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.80%) Charles River
7 2 (0.80%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.40%) Lotus
Yorkshire
Integral-Talent
Salary: To £45k + Car Allow £6k + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yorkshire
Integral-Talent
Salary: To £45k + Car Allow £6k + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PA Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + BONUS, HEALTHCARE, PENSION, RELOCATION
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
North Plains
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago