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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 641 660 703
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 282 319 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 254 277 238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 260 £47,500 +5.55% 22
London +63 110 £58,750 +6.81% 9
South East 0 48 £41,250 +3.12% 4
North West +8 32 £32,500 -27.77% 3
South West +20 23 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire +15 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Liverpool - 21 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 21 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire +4 17 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +12 16 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire +9 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
City of London +46 14 £46,250 -33.92% 2
Hampshire +3 13 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Reading +29 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxfordshire -13 10 £37,000 -
Oxford -13 9 £37,000 -
West Midlands -30 9 £56,250 -25.00% 1
Birmingham -41 8 £55,000 -26.66%
Hayes - 8 £77,500 -
Southampton - 8 £28,250 -
Leeds +16 7 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -18 7 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex +12 6 £45,000 +80.00% 1
East of England +10 6 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Bradford -10 6 £45,000 +63.63%
South Wales - 6 £45,000 -
Wales - 6 £45,000 -
East Midlands +19 5 £21,500 -13.13% 1
Newport - 5 £45,000 -
Cheshire +27 4 £47,500 +13.09% 3

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 222 (40.14%) Finance
2 174 (31.46%) SQL
3 128 (23.15%) Java
4 115 (20.80%) Degree
5 99 (17.90%) Project Management
6 96 (17.36%) XML
7 89 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (16.09%) Banking
8 86 (15.55%) MS Excel
9 85 (15.37%) C#
10 84 (15.19%) SQL Server
11 81 (14.65%) Presales
12 74 (13.38%) Oracle
13 71 (12.84%) C++
13 71 (12.84%) C
13 71 (12.84%) Microsoft
14 69 (12.48%) .NET
15 68 (12.30%) Business Analysis
16 66 (11.93%) HTML
17 65 (11.75%) Unix
17 65 (11.75%) Linux
18 57 (10.31%) Software Engineering
19 53 (9.58%) ERP
19 53 (9.58%) JavaScript
20 51 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
21 50 (9.04%) Mentoring
22 49 (8.86%) Python
23 47 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
24 46 (8.32%) Windows
25 43 (7.78%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (3.80%) JBoss
2 20 (3.62%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.62%) WebSphere
3 18 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.27%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.08%) IIS
8 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 86 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.07%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.53%) Markit EDM
1 14 (2.53%) Sonata
2 9 (1.63%) Advent Geneva
2 9 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.72%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.72%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.72%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.36%) Finacle
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Office 365
3 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.18%) Force.com
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.71%) SSL
1 15 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.08%) Internet
3 4 (0.72%) Firewall
3 4 (0.72%) Wireless
4 3 (0.54%) SAN
5 2 (0.36%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.36%) CTI
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.05%) Big Data
3 38 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.79%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.71%) DB2
5 15 (2.71%) MS Access
6 14 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.63%) MySQL
8 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.27%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.54%) Power BI
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.90%) JIRA
4 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.54%) JUnit
5 3 (0.54%) Selenium
6 2 (0.36%) CMake
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.36%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.18%) AppScan
7 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.18%) JBehave
7 1 (0.18%) JMeter
7 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.18%) MSI
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 222 (40.14%) Finance
2 89 (16.09%) Banking
3 40 (7.23%) Investment Banking
4 33 (5.97%) Back Office
5 32 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 30 (5.42%) Financial Institution
7 28 (5.06%) Front Office
8 27 (4.88%) Retail
9 21 (3.80%) Games
10 18 (3.25%) Marketing
11 17 (3.07%) Manufacturing
11 17 (3.07%) Retail Banking
12 14 (2.53%) Local Government
13 11 (1.99%) Legal
14 9 (1.63%) Law
15 8 (1.45%) Advertising
15 8 (1.45%) Automotive
15 8 (1.45%) Publishing
16 6 (1.08%) Electronics
17 3 (0.54%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.36%) XML
2 69 (12.48%) .NET
3 66 (11.93%) HTML
4 38 (6.87%) Java EE
5 28 (5.06%) Web Services
6 26 (4.70%) XSLT
7 23 (4.16%) STL
8 19 (3.44%) CSS
9 18 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
10 17 (3.07%) J2EE
11 12 (2.17%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.17%) JSP
11 12 (2.17%) SAML
11 12 (2.17%) Spring
12 10 (1.81%) SOAP
13 9 (1.63%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.45%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.45%) XML-RPC
15 7 (1.27%) EJB
16 6 (1.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.61%) Visualisation
5 25 (4.52%) Fintech
6 22 (3.98%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.53%) SWIFT
9 13 (2.35%) Mathematics
10 12 (2.17%) Economics
11 10 (1.81%) Blog
11 10 (1.81%) Social Media
12 9 (1.63%) DTCC
13 7 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.08%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
15 5 (0.90%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.72%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.72%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.75%) Linux
1 65 (11.75%) Unix
2 46 (8.32%) Windows
3 15 (2.71%) HPUX
4 12 (2.17%) Solaris
5 11 (1.99%) AIX
5 11 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.27%) Android
8 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.72%) CentOS
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (17.90%) Project Management
2 89 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (14.65%) Presales
4 68 (12.30%) Business Analysis
5 57 (10.31%) Software Engineering
6 53 (9.58%) ERP
7 50 (9.04%) Mentoring
8 47 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (7.41%) Time Management
10 35 (6.33%) Analytics
10 35 (6.33%) Asset Management
11 32 (5.79%) Data Analytics
11 32 (5.79%) SDLC
12 31 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (5.61%) Wealth Management
13 30 (5.42%) Logistics
14 29 (5.24%) CRM
15 26 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (4.52%) Coaching
16 25 (4.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 174 (31.46%) SQL
2 128 (23.15%) Java
3 85 (15.37%) C#
4 71 (12.84%) C
4 71 (12.84%) C++
5 53 (9.58%) JavaScript
6 49 (8.86%) Python
7 36 (6.51%) Perl
8 25 (4.52%) VB
9 18 (3.25%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.89%) Lua
11 11 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.27%) Groovy
14 7 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.72%) PHP
16 3 (0.54%) Scala
16 3 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (20.80%) Degree
2 26 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.25%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.89%) CISSP
5 14 (2.53%) MCSE
6 12 (2.17%) GIAC
7 11 (1.99%) CCNA
7 11 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (1.99%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (1.99%) SANS
7 11 (1.99%) Security+ Certification
7 11 (1.99%) SSCP
8 9 (1.63%) MCP
9 8 (1.45%) CBAP
10 7 (1.27%) ACCA
10 7 (1.27%) CIMA
10 7 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.06%) QA
2 9 (1.63%) SLA
3 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.72%) COBIT
4 4 (0.72%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.54%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.54%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.36%) EMIR
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (13.38%) Oracle
2 71 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.80%) SAP
4 17 (3.07%) IBM
4 17 (3.07%) Sage
5 14 (2.53%) Avaloq
5 14 (2.53%) FNZ
5 14 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.63%) Advent
7 9 (1.63%) Calypso
7 9 (1.63%) Linedata
7 9 (1.63%) Murex
7 9 (1.63%) Trayport
8 7 (1.27%) Epicor
8 7 (1.27%) VMware
9 6 (1.08%) Adobe
9 6 (1.08%) BMC
9 6 (1.08%) HP
9 6 (1.08%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + 10% bonus and generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum £90-110k+
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £56,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £21 - £30 upon experience - good benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago