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

3 months to
22 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 646 684 697
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 289 292 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 233 259 245
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
94608 106354 112043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79604 87716 91376
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 £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 22 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 22 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 +41 265 £50,000 +11.11% 33
London +24 101 £57,500 +27.77% 10
South East -20 53 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire +47 34 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Berkshire +3 25 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +30 22 £43,750 - 5
West Yorkshire +26 22 £32,500 -56.66% 1
West Midlands -6 18 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West +30 15 £70,000 - 1
Reading +13 15 £50,000 +17.64%
North West +15 13 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Manchester -10 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Leeds +30 11 £23,500 -68.66% 1
Gloucestershire +19 11 £80,000 - 1
Wakefield - 11 £32,500 - 1
Sheffield +29 10 £45,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +26 10 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +22 9 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Milton Keynes +20 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire +15 8 - - 1
East Midlands +5 8 £33,250 -21.76%
Newport - 8 £55,000 - 1
South Wales - 8 £55,000 - 2
Wales - 8 £55,000 - 2
City of London +51 7 £75,250 +30.86% 1
Surrey +28 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Hertfordshire +23 6 £36,250 -
Birmingham -10 6 £52,500 -30.00%
Scotland - 6 £62,500 -

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 233 (41.02%) Finance
2 183 (32.22%) SQL
3 134 (23.59%) Java
4 128 (22.54%) Degree
5 125 (22.01%) Project Management
6 108 (19.01%) Oracle
7 99 (17.43%) C#
8 98 (17.25%) XML
9 95 (16.73%) Microsoft
10 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
10 93 (16.37%) .NET
11 91 (16.02%) Banking
12 89 (15.67%) Presales
13 82 (14.44%) MS Excel
14 68 (11.97%) Business Analysis
15 66 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
16 63 (11.09%) C++
17 61 (10.74%) HTML
18 56 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (9.68%) Windows
20 53 (9.33%) Software Engineering
21 52 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
22 51 (8.98%) C
23 50 (8.80%) Unix
23 50 (8.80%) Web Services
23 50 (8.80%) Wealth Management
24 46 (8.10%) Asset Management
24 46 (8.10%) ERP
24 46 (8.10%) Analytics
25 45 (7.92%) JavaScript

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 (2.99%) IIS
2 15 (2.64%) JBoss
3 13 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.35%) CMS
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.35%) MS Office
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.94%) Sonata
2 7 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (1.06%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.70%) Advent Geneva
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.70%) Finacle
4 4 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.70%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.70%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.70%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.28%) SaaS
2 5 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Office 365
4 3 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.64%) Internet
2 9 (1.58%) SSL
2 9 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.23%) SAN
4 6 (1.06%) NAS
5 4 (0.70%) DNS
5 4 (0.70%) Firewall
5 4 (0.70%) Wireless
6 2 (0.35%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.35%) CTI
7 1 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.22%) Big Data
4 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.58%) DB2
10 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.23%) MySQL
12 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.70%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) JIRA
1 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.35%) CMake
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.35%) 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%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 233 (41.02%) Finance
2 91 (16.02%) Banking
3 34 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.63%) Front Office
5 31 (5.46%) Back Office
6 30 (5.28%) Retail
7 26 (4.58%) Financial Institution
8 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 18 (3.17%) Marketing
10 13 (2.29%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.94%) Legal
12 9 (1.58%) Games
13 8 (1.41%) Advertising
13 8 (1.41%) Local Government
13 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.41%) Publishing
14 6 (1.06%) Electronics
14 6 (1.06%) Law
15 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.25%) XML
2 93 (16.37%) .NET
3 61 (10.74%) HTML
4 50 (8.80%) Web Services
5 33 (5.81%) XSLT
6 20 (3.52%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.17%) SAML
8 17 (2.99%) Java EE
9 16 (2.82%) CSS
9 16 (2.82%) JSP
10 15 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.94%) HTML5
13 10 (1.76%) J2EE
14 9 (1.58%) STL
14 9 (1.58%) WCF
15 8 (1.41%) Spring
15 8 (1.41%) XML-RPC
16 7 (1.23%) Hibernate
17 6 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (5.99%) Fintech
4 27 (4.75%) Visualisation
5 23 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.35%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.94%) Economics
9 11 (1.94%) iPad
10 10 (1.76%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
11 8 (1.41%) Physics
12 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.23%) Clustering
13 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.88%) TRADACOMS
15 4 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.68%) Windows
2 50 (8.80%) Unix
3 41 (7.22%) Linux
4 20 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.76%) Solaris
7 10 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.41%) AIX
9 7 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.06%) HPUX
11 5 (0.88%) Android
11 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (22.01%) Project Management
2 89 (15.67%) Presales
3 68 (11.97%) Business Analysis
4 66 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 50 (8.80%) Wealth Management
7 46 (8.10%) Analytics
7 46 (8.10%) Asset Management
7 46 (8.10%) ERP
8 42 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 41 (7.22%) Data Analytics
10 39 (6.87%) Time Management
11 36 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (5.63%) Software Asset Management
13 31 (5.46%) Migration
14 29 (5.11%) Software Licensing
15 28 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (4.93%) Software Delivery
16 27 (4.75%) GAP Analysis
16 27 (4.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 183 (32.22%) SQL
2 134 (23.59%) Java
3 99 (17.43%) C#
4 63 (11.09%) C++
5 51 (8.98%) C
6 45 (7.92%) JavaScript
7 35 (6.16%) Python
8 26 (4.58%) Perl
9 22 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.52%) Lua
11 14 (2.46%) VB
12 11 (1.94%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.88%) Scala
16 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.35%) Ruby
18 1 (0.18%) Groovy
18 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 128 (22.54%) Degree
2 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.64%) MCP
4 13 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.76%) MCSE
6 8 (1.41%) CBAP
7 7 (1.23%) CISSP
7 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.23%) ISEB
8 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.70%) GIAC
9 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.53%) CCNA
10 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.53%) CISMP
10 3 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.28%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.70%) COBIT
3 4 (0.70%) ISO22301
3 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) GAAP
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) COSHH
5 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.18%) SDET
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.06%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 108 (19.01%) Oracle
2 95 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.69%) SAP
4 25 (4.40%) IBM
5 18 (3.17%) Sage
6 15 (2.64%) Citrix
6 15 (2.64%) VMware
7 13 (2.29%) Avaloq
7 13 (2.29%) HP
8 12 (2.11%) Adobe
8 12 (2.11%) BMC
9 11 (1.94%) FNZ
10 10 (1.76%) Epicor
11 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.41%) Northgate
13 6 (1.06%) Infor
13 6 (1.06%) NetSuite
13 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.06%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.88%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum £90-140k+
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + private healthcare + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds, Sheffield,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working, Training Budget
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Depending upon experience, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago