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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 641 684 712
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 278 288 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 225 242 247
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £67,000
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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +26 259 £47,500 +7.95% 38
London +41 100 £57,500 +30.68% 11
South East -7 52 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Yorkshire +28 31 £36,250 -17.61% 4
West Midlands +9 23 £56,250 +28.57% 2
West Yorkshire +33 20 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Berkshire +5 20 £45,000 - 3
East of England +40 17 £45,000 +2.85% 6
South West +20 13 £63,750 - 1
North West +12 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey +31 12 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Leeds +21 11 £29,250 +17.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Manchester +4 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Reading +4 10 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Milton Keynes +32 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Sheffield +28 9 £45,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +28 9 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +6 9 £31,500 -23.63%
Gloucestershire +5 9 £80,000 - 1
Wakefield - 9 £32,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 9 - - 1
Birmingham -5 7 £52,500 -4.54% 1
City of London +50 6 £78,000 +24.80% 3
Hertfordshire +27 6 £36,250 -36.95% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Cardiff - 6 £55,000 -
Newport - 6 £55,000 - 1
South Wales - 6 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 6 £55,000 - 1

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 226 (41.09%) Finance
2 167 (30.36%) SQL
3 137 (24.91%) Project Management
4 135 (24.55%) Java
5 124 (22.55%) Degree
6 113 (20.55%) Oracle
7 97 (17.64%) C#
8 96 (17.45%) XML
9 94 (17.09%) Microsoft
10 93 (16.91%) SQL Server
11 89 (16.18%) Banking
11 89 (16.18%) Presales
12 88 (16.00%) .NET
13 82 (14.91%) MS Excel
14 65 (11.82%) C++
15 63 (11.45%) HTML
16 58 (10.55%) Business Analysis
17 56 (10.18%) Enterprise Software
18 55 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
19 53 (9.64%) Web Services
20 52 (9.45%) Windows
21 50 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (8.91%) Software Engineering
23 47 (8.55%) Asset Management
23 47 (8.55%) JavaScript
24 45 (8.18%) Wealth Management
25 44 (8.00%) C
25 44 (8.00%) Unix
26 42 (7.64%) Time Management
26 42 (7.64%) Mentoring

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 17 (3.09%) JBoss
2 16 (2.91%) IIS
3 14 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.36%) CMS
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.55%) MS Office
4 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.09%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (1.09%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.91%) Finacle
4 5 (0.91%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.91%) Sonata
4 5 (0.91%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.73%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.73%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.91%) SaaS
2 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.73%) Office 365
3 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.36%) Internet
2 10 (1.82%) SSL
2 10 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.27%) SAN
4 6 (1.09%) NAS
5 4 (0.73%) DNS
5 4 (0.73%) Wireless
6 3 (0.55%) Firewall
7 2 (0.36%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.36%) CTI
7 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.45%) Big Data
2 41 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.73%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.82%) DB2
6 10 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.27%) MySQL
9 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.55%) QlikView
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.36%) CMake
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Appium
5 1 (0.18%) AppScan
5 1 (0.18%) Calabash
5 1 (0.18%) Gatling
5 1 (0.18%) JBehave
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 226 (41.09%) Finance
2 89 (16.18%) Banking
3 33 (6.00%) Retail
4 32 (5.82%) Back Office
4 32 (5.82%) Front Office
4 32 (5.82%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.91%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.36%) Marketing
9 12 (2.18%) Legal
10 8 (1.45%) Local Government
11 7 (1.27%) Games
11 7 (1.27%) Publishing
12 6 (1.09%) Advertising
12 6 (1.09%) Law
12 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.73%) Automotive
14 4 (0.73%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.45%) XML
2 88 (16.00%) .NET
3 63 (11.45%) HTML
4 53 (9.64%) Web Services
5 35 (6.36%) XSLT
6 22 (4.00%) CSS
7 21 (3.82%) ASP.NET
8 18 (3.27%) Java EE
8 18 (3.27%) SAML
9 17 (3.09%) HTML5
10 16 (2.91%) JSP
11 14 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (1.82%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.82%) WCF
13 9 (1.64%) J2EE
13 9 (1.64%) Spring
14 7 (1.27%) STL
15 6 (1.09%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.09%) SOAP
15 6 (1.09%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.18%) Enterprise Software
2 50 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.73%) Fintech
4 24 (4.36%) Visualisation
5 18 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.09%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.18%) iPad
8 12 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.82%) Economics
10 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Licensing
10 8 (1.45%) Physics
10 8 (1.45%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.27%) Clustering
12 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.09%) Derivative
13 5 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.91%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.91%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.45%) Windows
2 44 (8.00%) Unix
3 37 (6.73%) Linux
4 20 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.64%) Solaris
9 6 (1.09%) AIX
10 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.73%) Android
11 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.73%) HPUX
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (24.91%) Project Management
2 89 (16.18%) Presales
3 58 (10.55%) Business Analysis
4 55 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (8.91%) Software Engineering
6 47 (8.55%) Asset Management
7 45 (8.18%) Wealth Management
8 42 (7.64%) Mentoring
8 42 (7.64%) Time Management
9 40 (7.27%) Analytics
10 39 (7.09%) ERP
11 38 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (6.55%) Data Analytics
13 32 (5.82%) Migration
13 32 (5.82%) Software Asset Management
14 29 (5.27%) Software Licensing
15 28 (5.09%) PRINCE2
16 26 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
18 24 (4.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 167 (30.36%) SQL
2 135 (24.55%) Java
3 97 (17.64%) C#
4 65 (11.82%) C++
5 47 (8.55%) JavaScript
6 44 (8.00%) C
7 31 (5.64%) Python
8 23 (4.18%) Perl
8 23 (4.18%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.91%) Lua
10 14 (2.55%) VB
11 11 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.27%) Scala
13 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.36%) PHP
15 2 (0.36%) Ruby
16 1 (0.18%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 124 (22.55%) Degree
2 24 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.73%) MCP
4 10 (1.82%) MCSE
4 10 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.09%) CBAP
5 6 (1.09%) CISSP
5 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) ISEB
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.73%) GIAC
8 3 (0.55%) CCNA
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.55%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.55%) SANS
8 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (0.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.09%) QA
2 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) COBIT
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) ISO22301
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) GAAP
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) COSHH
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) SDET
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 113 (20.55%) Oracle
2 94 (17.09%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.73%) SAP
4 25 (4.55%) IBM
5 16 (2.91%) VMware
6 15 (2.73%) Citrix
7 13 (2.36%) HP
7 13 (2.36%) Sage
8 12 (2.18%) Adobe
8 12 (2.18%) BMC
8 12 (2.18%) Northgate
9 8 (1.45%) Avaloq
9 8 (1.45%) Epicor
10 7 (1.27%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.09%) Charles River
11 6 (1.09%) Eze Castle Integration
11 6 (1.09%) SimCorp
11 6 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.91%) FNZ
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Uckfield, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire, Warrington, Manchester, Merseyside,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Flexible working from home
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: to £50k plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago