The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 769 699 707
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 124 182 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 173 147
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -91 117 £40,000 +5.26% 18
London -38 46 £50,000 +17.64% 4
South East -23 36 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +14 13 £31,500 -33.68% 1
City of London -7 11 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Berkshire +1 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Oxford +12 9 £31,500 -37.00%
East of England -20 9 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Manchester +8 8 £36,500 -14.11%
North West +2 8 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Yorkshire -47 8 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Reading +5 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham - 7 - -
North East - 7 £20,000 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 7 £20,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -38 6 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Hampshire -8 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey -1 4 £62,500 +8.69% 1
South West -31 4 £31,500 -11.26% 3
Gateshead - 4 £20,000 -
West Midlands +3 3 £31,500 -24.09%
Cambridge -1 3 £35,000 -
Bradford -3 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Leeds -31 3 £40,000 +77.77%
Abingdon - 3 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £80,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 2
Southampton +12 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Coventry +4 2 - -

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 129 (45.74%) SQL
2 83 (29.43%) SQL Server
3 77 (27.30%) Finance
4 66 (23.40%) .NET
5 64 (22.70%) C#
6 58 (20.57%) Java
7 53 (18.79%) Degree
8 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 47 (16.67%) Oracle
10 44 (15.60%) Windows
11 43 (15.25%) Project Management
12 39 (13.83%) JavaScript
13 37 (13.12%) MS Excel
14 35 (12.41%) HTML
15 33 (11.70%) XML
16 31 (10.99%) Sage
17 30 (10.64%) OO
18 29 (10.28%) Linux
19 28 (9.93%) CSS
19 28 (9.93%) J2EE
20 27 (9.57%) Sage 200
21 26 (9.22%) UNIX
22 25 (8.87%) Dynamics NAV
23 23 (8.16%) Data Analysis
24 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2
24 22 (7.80%) ERP
25 21 (7.45%) C++
25 21 (7.45%) PHP
25 21 (7.45%) ASP.NET
25 21 (7.45%) Computer Science

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (5.67%) IIS
2 15 (5.32%) Drupal
3 9 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.84%) Apache
5 6 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.77%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (9.57%) Sage 200
2 25 (8.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (6.74%) Sage 50
4 18 (6.38%) Exchequer
5 16 (5.67%) Pegasus Opera
6 14 (4.96%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (1.77%) Movex
7 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (1.42%) Sage 1000
8 4 (1.42%) SAP Business One
8 4 (1.42%) Agresso
8 4 (1.42%) Lawson
9 3 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (1.06%) Sage BI
10 2 (0.71%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.71%) MFGPRO
11 1 (0.35%) BPCS
11 1 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
11 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.55%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) LAN
1 4 (1.42%) WAN
2 3 (1.06%) AMQP
3 2 (0.71%) NGN
3 2 (0.71%) SS7
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.32%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.42%) OLAP
5 4 (1.42%) MySQL
6 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.06%) Big Data
6 3 (1.06%) Redis
6 3 (1.06%) Riak
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.35%) Informix
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.35%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.42%) Maven
3 4 (1.42%) JUnit
4 3 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.06%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.06%) JMeter
4 3 (1.06%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (27.30%) Finance
2 20 (7.09%) Banking
3 19 (6.74%) Back Office
4 12 (4.26%) Front Office
4 12 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Local Government
7 4 (1.42%) Legal
7 4 (1.42%) Games
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Retail
9 2 (0.71%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.40%) .NET
2 35 (12.41%) HTML
3 33 (11.70%) XML
4 28 (9.93%) CSS
4 28 (9.93%) J2EE
5 21 (7.45%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (3.55%) Web Services
8 9 (3.19%) Spring
8 9 (3.19%) jQuery
9 5 (1.77%) Ajax
9 5 (1.77%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.42%) REST
10 4 (1.42%) MDX
10 4 (1.42%) JMS
11 3 (1.06%) SOAP
11 3 (1.06%) STL
11 3 (1.06%) XSLT
11 3 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.55%) NHS
6 7 (2.48%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.48%) Derivative
7 5 (1.77%) Open Source
8 4 (1.42%) Equities
8 4 (1.42%) EPoS
9 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.71%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.71%) Economics
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) GIS
11 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.60%) Windows
2 29 (10.28%) Linux
3 26 (9.22%) UNIX
4 13 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.84%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.71%) Android
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.25%) Project Management
2 30 (10.64%) OO
3 23 (8.16%) Data Analysis
4 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2
4 22 (7.80%) ERP
5 19 (6.74%) Business Analysis
6 18 (6.38%) CRM
7 17 (6.03%) Software Engineering
7 17 (6.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 16 (5.67%) Investment Management
8 16 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.32%) Asset Management
9 15 (5.32%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (4.96%) OOP
11 12 (4.26%) ITIL
11 12 (4.26%) MVC
12 11 (3.90%) Workflow
12 11 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (45.74%) SQL
2 64 (22.70%) C#
3 58 (20.57%) Java
4 39 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.45%) C++
5 21 (7.45%) PHP
6 15 (5.32%) MUMPS
7 14 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.90%) C
9 7 (2.48%) VBScript
10 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.13%) Python
11 4 (1.42%) VBA
12 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.06%) Ada
12 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.06%) Ruby
12 3 (1.06%) Clojure
12 3 (1.06%) Golang
12 3 (1.06%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 53 (18.79%) Degree
2 14 (4.96%) ISEB
3 9 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.06%) MCP
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.06%) ACCA
5 3 (1.06%) CIMA
5 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.06%) AAT
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.71%) CCSP
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
7 1 (0.35%) MCT
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) CIPD
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.09%) HL7
2 6 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Puppet
1 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.67%) Oracle
3 31 (10.99%) Sage
4 18 (6.38%) Pegasus
5 16 (5.67%) CODA
6 10 (3.55%) SAP
7 8 (2.84%) VMware
8 6 (2.13%) HP
9 5 (1.77%) SunGard
9 5 (1.77%) IBM
9 5 (1.77%) Baan
9 5 (1.77%) Infor
10 4 (1.42%) thinkFolio
10 4 (1.42%) Fiserv
10 4 (1.42%) SimCorp
10 4 (1.42%) Charles River
10 4 (1.42%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.42%) Epicor
10 4 (1.42%) SmartStream
10 4 (1.42%) JBoss
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Work from home, Flexitime etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, life assurance etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Bowe Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable Depending On Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, pension, health care
Posted: 12 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago