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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 754 768 722
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 139 143 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 125 127 144
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.52%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 November 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 21 November 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 -18 134 £40,000 +14.28% 28
London +4 51 £42,500 -34.61% 9
South East -4 45 £40,500 +25.58% 8
East of England -11 16 £39,750 -11.66% 6
Hampshire -6 13 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Surrey +16 7 £47,500 -13.63% 3
North West -20 7 £35,000 +40.00% 2
City of London +31 6 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Oxford +19 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Berkshire +17 6 £70,000 +100.00%
Oxfordshire +13 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Southampton +12 6 £44,750 +16.23% 1
Newbury - 6 £70,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridge -1 5 £42,500 +9.67% 2
East Midlands -2 4 £32,000 +6.66%
Leeds -15 4 £34,000 +78.94%
Manchester -16 4 £33,000 +6.45% 2
West Yorkshire -20 4 £34,000 +78.94%
South West -31 4 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Yorkshire -42 4 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Dorking - 4 £44,000 -
Derbyshire +13 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Derby -1 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Peterborough -1 2 £38,500 -14.44%
Brighton -3 2 £37,500 +25.00%

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 87 (33.72%) SQL
2 58 (22.48%) Java
3 53 (20.54%) Degree
4 52 (20.16%) Finance
5 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 42 (16.28%) C#
7 38 (14.73%) SQL Server
7 38 (14.73%) Project Management
8 36 (13.95%) MS Excel
9 35 (13.57%) XML
9 35 (13.57%) .NET
10 34 (13.18%) Oracle
11 33 (12.79%) HTML
11 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (11.24%) CRM
13 27 (10.47%) Windows
13 27 (10.47%) Asset Management
13 27 (10.47%) Software Engineering
14 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
14 25 (9.69%) C++
14 25 (9.69%) Computer Science
15 23 (8.91%) UNIX
16 22 (8.53%) Banking
17 21 (8.14%) OO
17 21 (8.14%) JavaScript
17 21 (8.14%) Sage
17 21 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (7.75%) Workflow
19 19 (7.36%) C
19 19 (7.36%) Analytical Skills

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (3.49%) IIS
1 9 (3.49%) Drupal
2 8 (3.10%) CMS
3 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.55%) WordPress
3 4 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.55%) Kentico
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.78%) Moodle
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Sage 200
2 9 (3.49%) Sage 50
3 8 (3.10%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (2.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (2.33%) Sage BI
6 5 (1.94%) Exchequer
7 3 (1.16%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (1.16%) Agresso
7 3 (1.16%) SalesLogix
7 3 (1.16%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.39%) Lawson
9 1 (0.39%) Movex
9 1 (0.39%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.39%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (1.16%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) LAN
2 3 (1.16%) WAN
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) SMS
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (2.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.55%) OLAP
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (4.26%) JUnit
2 7 (2.71%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.55%) Maven
4 3 (1.16%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.16%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.16%) JMeter
5 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.39%) GDB
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 52 (20.16%) Finance
2 22 (8.53%) Banking
3 15 (5.81%) Back Office
4 12 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.88%) Front Office
6 9 (3.49%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.10%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.71%) Retail
9 5 (1.94%) Local Government
9 5 (1.94%) French Language
9 5 (1.94%) German Language
10 4 (1.55%) Marketing
11 3 (1.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.57%) .NET
1 35 (13.57%) XML
2 33 (12.79%) HTML
3 16 (6.20%) CSS
4 15 (5.81%) Web Services
5 11 (4.26%) Spring
6 9 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.71%) Ajax
8 6 (2.33%) Java SE
8 6 (2.33%) XHTML
9 5 (1.94%) RESTful
10 4 (1.55%) MDX
10 4 (1.55%) J2EE
10 4 (1.55%) JDBC
11 3 (1.16%) XSLT
11 3 (1.16%) SOAP
11 3 (1.16%) jQuery
12 2 (0.78%) HTML5
12 2 (0.78%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.10%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.10%) Derivative
5 8 (3.10%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.10%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.33%) Statistics
6 6 (2.33%) iPad
6 6 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.94%) Open Source
8 4 (1.55%) Physics
8 4 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.16%) EFT
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.47%) Windows
2 23 (8.91%) UNIX
3 18 (6.98%) Linux
4 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.73%) Project Management
2 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.24%) CRM
4 27 (10.47%) Asset Management
4 27 (10.47%) Software Engineering
5 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
6 21 (8.14%) OO
7 20 (7.75%) Workflow
8 18 (6.98%) ERP
9 13 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.04%) Software Asset Management
10 11 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.26%) ITIL
11 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.88%) Investment Management
11 10 (3.88%) Software Licensing
12 9 (3.49%) Software Testing
12 9 (3.49%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.10%) Change Management
13 8 (3.10%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.72%) SQL
2 58 (22.48%) Java
3 42 (16.28%) C#
4 25 (9.69%) C++
5 21 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.36%) C
7 15 (5.81%) PHP
8 13 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.10%) Fortran
10 6 (2.33%) VB
11 5 (1.94%) VBA
11 5 (1.94%) Python
11 5 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.16%) VBScript
13 3 (1.16%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.78%) VB6
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (20.54%) Degree
2 9 (3.49%) ISEB
3 8 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.94%) MCP
5 4 (1.55%) PhD
5 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.16%) ACCA
6 3 (1.16%) CISA
6 3 (1.16%) CIMA
6 3 (1.16%) MBA
6 3 (1.16%) CISSP
6 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.16%) PCI QSA
6 3 (1.16%) AAT
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) Basel II
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) HL7
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.39%) XenApp
2 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.18%) Oracle
3 21 (8.14%) Sage
4 10 (3.88%) IBM
5 9 (3.49%) HP
6 8 (3.10%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.10%) Charles River
6 8 (3.10%) SimCorp
6 8 (3.10%) thinkFolio
7 7 (2.71%) SAP
7 7 (2.71%) Pegasus
8 4 (1.55%) BMC
8 4 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.55%) Google
8 4 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.55%) Vermilion
8 4 (1.55%) VMware
9 3 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (1.16%) Seapine
9 3 (1.16%) CODA
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Car + Share ownership + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 per annum + car allow. pension, BUPA 25 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits, graduate training scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus + Stock options + Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 10 days ago