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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 650 681 718
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 289 273 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 247 221 235
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 24 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 24 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 +58 276 £47,500 +11.76% 25
London +39 120 £57,500 +24.32% 11
South East +18 64 £47,500 +28.37% 7
Yorkshire +28 30 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Berkshire +6 23 £50,000 +33.33% 4
West Yorkshire +21 21 £35,000 +7.69%
Surrey +18 21 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Midlands -9 19 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds +22 17 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +17 14 £45,000 - 3
City of London +40 13 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North West +29 13 £40,000 +28.00%
Reading +9 10 £48,500 +7.77% 2
South West +10 9 £80,000 +23.07%
Birmingham -11 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Camberley - 8 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 7 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 7 £31,500 -21.25%
Manchester +7 7 £31,250 -56.89%
Gloucestershire +6 7 £80,000 -
Cheshire +28 6 £52,500 +90.90%
Hertfordshire +10 6 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £41,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire +32 5 £22,500 -41.93% 2
Sheffield +26 5 £22,500 -41.93% 2
Leicestershire +14 5 £31,500 -21.25%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £45,000 - 1
Warrington - 5 £52,500 -
Letchworth - 5 £27,500 -

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 205 (38.46%) Finance
2 166 (31.14%) SQL
3 146 (27.39%) Project Management
4 141 (26.45%) Java
5 118 (22.14%) Oracle
6 117 (21.95%) Degree
7 103 (19.32%) Microsoft
8 99 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 99 (18.57%) .NET
9 95 (17.82%) C#
10 92 (17.26%) XML
11 83 (15.57%) MS Excel
12 81 (15.20%) Banking
12 81 (15.20%) Presales
13 64 (12.01%) Enterprise Software
14 62 (11.63%) Web Services
14 62 (11.63%) HTML
15 58 (10.88%) C++
15 58 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (10.32%) Windows
17 53 (9.94%) Business Analysis
18 50 (9.38%) Software Engineering
18 50 (9.38%) Wealth Management
19 47 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (8.44%) Time Management
20 45 (8.44%) SaaS
21 42 (7.88%) JavaScript
21 42 (7.88%) Analytics
22 41 (7.69%) Big Data
22 41 (7.69%) SAP

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 27 (5.07%) IIS
2 17 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.00%) JBoss
4 15 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.75%) Node.js
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.38%) CMS
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 83 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.25%) MS Office
3 11 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 14 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.94%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.94%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.75%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.75%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.56%) Finacle
5 3 (0.56%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.38%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.38%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.38%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.44%) SaaS
2 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.75%) Office 365
3 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.38%) SSL
2 13 (2.44%) DNS
3 11 (2.06%) Firewall
3 11 (2.06%) Internet
4 10 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.50%) DHCP
6 7 (1.31%) SAN
7 6 (1.13%) NAS
8 2 (0.38%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) CTI
9 1 (0.19%) HTTP
9 1 (0.19%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.69%) Big Data
3 40 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.88%) DB2
8 9 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.75%) MySQL
11 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (0.75%) JIRA
1 4 (0.75%) Subversion
2 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) CMake
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) JBehave
4 1 (0.19%) JMeter
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 205 (38.46%) Finance
2 81 (15.20%) Banking
3 32 (6.00%) Retail
4 29 (5.44%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.25%) Back Office
6 27 (5.07%) Front Office
7 21 (3.94%) Telecoms
8 18 (3.38%) Retail Banking
9 17 (3.19%) Financial Institution
10 13 (2.44%) Legal
10 13 (2.44%) Local Government
11 10 (1.88%) Marketing
12 5 (0.94%) Games
12 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.75%) Law
13 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.56%) Publishing
15 2 (0.38%) Advertising
15 2 (0.38%) Billing
15 2 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (18.57%) .NET
2 92 (17.26%) XML
3 62 (11.63%) HTML
3 62 (11.63%) Web Services
4 35 (6.57%) XSLT
5 24 (4.50%) CSS
6 20 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.38%) HTML5
7 18 (3.38%) J2EE
7 18 (3.38%) SAML
8 17 (3.19%) Java EE
9 16 (3.00%) JSP
10 13 (2.44%) SOAP
11 11 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (1.88%) WCF
13 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.69%) Spring
14 5 (0.94%) STL
15 4 (0.75%) Ajax
15 4 (0.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.01%) Enterprise Software
2 47 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.57%) Fintech
4 17 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.19%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.00%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.69%) iPad
9 8 (1.50%) Physics
10 7 (1.31%) Clustering
10 7 (1.31%) Derivative
11 5 (0.94%) Economics
11 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.94%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.75%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.32%) Windows
2 41 (7.69%) Unix
3 33 (6.19%) Linux
4 20 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.13%) Solaris
9 3 (0.56%) Android
9 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.39%) Project Management
2 81 (15.20%) Presales
3 58 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (9.94%) Business Analysis
5 50 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 50 (9.38%) Wealth Management
6 45 (8.44%) Time Management
7 42 (7.88%) Analytics
8 41 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 41 (7.69%) ERP
9 37 (6.94%) Data Analytics
10 36 (6.75%) Mentoring
11 35 (6.57%) PRINCE2
12 34 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (6.00%) Migration
14 29 (5.44%) Business Development
14 29 (5.44%) SOA
15 28 (5.25%) Software Asset Management
16 27 (5.07%) Customer Engagement
17 26 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (31.14%) SQL
2 141 (26.45%) Java
3 95 (17.82%) C#
4 58 (10.88%) C++
5 42 (7.88%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.25%) C
7 27 (5.07%) Python
8 23 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.13%) Perl
10 15 (2.81%) VB
11 14 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.44%) Lua
13 8 (1.50%) Scala
14 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.75%) PHP
16 4 (0.75%) Ruby
17 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.56%) VBA
18 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (21.95%) Degree
2 24 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.69%) MCP
3 9 (1.69%) MCSE
4 6 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.75%) CISSP
5 4 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.38%) CBAP
7 2 (0.38%) CCNA
7 2 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CISMP
7 2 (0.38%) GIAC
7 2 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) GAAP
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO22301
3 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) COSHH
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) SCCM
2 3 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.19%) Mesos
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (22.14%) Oracle
2 103 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.69%) SAP
4 27 (5.07%) IBM
5 17 (3.19%) HP
6 16 (3.00%) Northgate
6 16 (3.00%) VMware
7 15 (2.81%) BMC
7 15 (2.81%) Citrix
8 12 (2.25%) Sage
9 11 (2.06%) Adobe
10 8 (1.50%) Epicor
11 6 (1.13%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.94%) Avaloq
12 5 (0.94%) Charles River
12 5 (0.94%) Eze Castle Integration
12 5 (0.94%) SimCorp
12 5 (0.94%) Symantec
13 4 (0.75%) Sun
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Stock and Other Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Health, Pension, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great base + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Orpington, Kent
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £66000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hungerford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago