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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 738 748 678
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 142 131 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 133 117 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £63,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -17.64%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 134 £42,500 +21.42% 18
London +13 51 £47,500 -24.00% 3
South East -2 43 £42,500 +36.00% 8
East of England -8 14 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire -14 14 £42,500 +15.64% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 9 £45,000 - 1
City of London +18 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridge +5 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Aylesbury - 7 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 7 £49,000 - 3
Newbury +7 6 £70,000 -
Berkshire +7 6 £70,000 +40.00%
North West -12 6 £31,000 -4.61% 4
Yorkshire -18 6 £32,000 -14.66%
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 5 £34,000 +100.00%
North East -12 5 £24,000 -11.11%
South West -28 5 £40,000 +8.10% 1
East Midlands +11 4 £30,000 -
Manchester -13 4 £29,250 -0.84% 2
Durham - 4 £24,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £30,000 -
Nottingham +6 3 £30,000 -
Southampton +5 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Leeds -2 3 £34,000 +100.00%
East Sussex -7 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Brighton -7 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Exeter - 3 £40,000 -
Devon - 3 £40,000 -

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (31.92%) SQL
2 60 (23.08%) Java
3 53 (20.38%) Degree
4 51 (19.62%) Finance
5 49 (18.85%) C#
6 46 (17.69%) Microsoft
7 45 (17.31%) .NET
8 40 (15.38%) Project Management
9 39 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 37 (14.23%) HTML
11 36 (13.85%) MS Excel
12 33 (12.69%) XML
12 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (12.31%) Oracle
14 29 (11.15%) UNIX
14 29 (11.15%) Asset Management
14 29 (11.15%) Computer Science
15 28 (10.77%) CRM
16 27 (10.38%) Workflow
17 25 (9.62%) Software Engineering
17 25 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (9.23%) C++
19 23 (8.85%) Business Analysis
20 22 (8.46%) Banking
21 21 (8.08%) Windows
22 19 (7.31%) JavaScript
22 19 (7.31%) CSS
23 18 (6.92%) ASP.NET
23 18 (6.92%) Sage
24 17 (6.54%) C

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) CMS
2 9 (3.46%) IIS
3 5 (1.92%) Drupal
4 4 (1.54%) WordPress
4 4 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.54%) Kentico
5 3 (1.15%) Moodle
6 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Sage 200
2 8 (3.08%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (2.31%) Sage 50
3 6 (2.31%) Sage BI
4 4 (1.54%) SalesLogix
4 4 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.15%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.77%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.77%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.38%) Lawson
7 1 (0.38%) Movex
7 1 (0.38%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) Internet
2 7 (2.69%) LAN
2 7 (2.69%) WAN
3 6 (2.31%) SSL
4 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
2 14 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) JUnit
2 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.15%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.15%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (1.15%) JMeter
4 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.38%) GDB
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 22 (8.46%) Banking
3 15 (5.77%) Back Office
4 12 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.08%) Front Office
5 8 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.08%) Retail
5 8 (3.08%) French Language
5 8 (3.08%) German Language
6 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.92%) Local Government
8 3 (1.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.31%) .NET
2 37 (14.23%) HTML
3 33 (12.69%) XML
4 19 (7.31%) CSS
5 18 (6.92%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.77%) Web Services
7 7 (2.69%) Spring
7 7 (2.69%) Ajax
8 6 (2.31%) XHTML
8 6 (2.31%) JDBC
8 6 (2.31%) Java SE
9 3 (1.15%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.15%) jQuery
9 3 (1.15%) RESTful
9 3 (1.15%) EDI
9 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.77%) STL
10 2 (0.77%) HTML5
11 1 (0.38%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.08%) Derivative
7 7 (2.69%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.31%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.31%) Statistics
8 6 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.31%) iPad
8 6 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.92%) Open Source
10 4 (1.54%) Physics
11 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.15%) EFT
12 2 (0.77%) Social Media
12 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.15%) UNIX
2 21 (8.08%) Windows
3 16 (6.15%) Linux
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.38%) Project Management
2 33 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.15%) Asset Management
4 28 (10.77%) CRM
5 27 (10.38%) Workflow
6 25 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.85%) Business Analysis
8 16 (6.15%) ERP
9 13 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
10 11 (4.23%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.23%) OO
11 10 (3.85%) Software Licensing
12 9 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.46%) Change Management
12 9 (3.46%) Software Testing
13 8 (3.08%) ITIL
13 8 (3.08%) Investment Management
13 8 (3.08%) Fund Accounting
13 8 (3.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.92%) SQL
2 60 (23.08%) Java
3 49 (18.85%) C#
4 24 (9.23%) C++
5 19 (7.31%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.54%) C
7 10 (3.85%) VB
7 10 (3.85%) PHP
8 8 (3.08%) Fortran
9 7 (2.69%) VBA
9 7 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.92%) Python
10 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.54%) Perl
11 4 (1.54%) VB6
12 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.15%) VBScript
13 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.77%) Ada
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (20.38%) Degree
2 9 (3.46%) ISEB
3 8 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.31%) MCP
5 4 (1.54%) PhD
6 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.15%) PCI QSA
6 3 (1.15%) CISSP
6 3 (1.15%) ACCA
6 3 (1.15%) CISA
6 3 (1.15%) CIMA
6 3 (1.15%) MBA
6 3 (1.15%) AAT
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.31%) Basel II
2 4 (1.54%) HL7
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.31%) Oracle
3 18 (6.92%) Sage
4 10 (3.85%) IBM
5 9 (3.46%) HP
6 8 (3.08%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.08%) Charles River
6 8 (3.08%) VMware
6 8 (3.08%) SimCorp
6 8 (3.08%) thinkFolio
7 7 (2.69%) SAP
8 6 (2.31%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.31%) Vermilion
9 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.54%) BMC
9 4 (1.54%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.15%) Seapine
10 3 (1.15%) Google
10 3 (1.15%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.77%) FrontRange
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Salary Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham
Ascent People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 22 days ago