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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 756 752 704
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 140 142 173
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% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 126 126 153
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 £29,950 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £63,250 £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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
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 £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 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 24 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 -6 135 £40,000 +14.28% 26
London +27 51 £42,500 -34.61% 9
South East +16 46 £40,500 +25.58% 8
East of England -15 16 £39,750 -11.66% 6
Hampshire -10 14 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Southampton +9 7 £42,500 +10.38% 1
North West -9 7 £35,000 +35.92% 1
Surrey -10 7 £47,500 -13.63% 3
City of London +29 6 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Berkshire +27 6 £70,000 +100.00%
Oxford +16 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Oxfordshire +13 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Newbury - 6 £70,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridge +2 5 £42,500 +9.67% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £32,000 +6.66%
Manchester -12 4 £33,000 +6.45% 1
Leeds -16 4 £34,000 +88.88%
West Yorkshire -18 4 £34,000 +88.88%
South West -24 4 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Yorkshire -39 4 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Dorking - 4 £44,000 -
Derbyshire +7 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Derby 0 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Peterborough +1 2 £38,500 -14.44%
Brighton -2 2 £37,500 +25.00%

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 88 (34.11%) SQL
2 57 (22.09%) Java
3 53 (20.54%) Degree
4 52 (20.16%) Finance
5 44 (17.05%) Microsoft
6 43 (16.67%) C#
7 38 (14.73%) SQL Server
7 38 (14.73%) Project Management
8 36 (13.95%) .NET
8 36 (13.95%) MS Excel
9 35 (13.57%) XML
10 33 (12.79%) Oracle
11 32 (12.40%) HTML
11 32 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (11.24%) CRM
13 28 (10.85%) Windows
14 27 (10.47%) Asset Management
15 26 (10.08%) Software Engineering
15 26 (10.08%) Computer Science
16 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
16 25 (9.69%) C++
17 23 (8.91%) UNIX
18 22 (8.53%) Banking
19 21 (8.14%) OO
19 21 (8.14%) Sage
20 20 (7.75%) JavaScript
20 20 (7.75%) Workflow
20 20 (7.75%) Enterprise Software
21 19 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (7.36%) C

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
2 3 (1.16%) 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
3 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.16%) JMeter
4 3 (1.16%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.16%) LoadRunner
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 3 (1.16%) Marketing
10 3 (1.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.95%) .NET
2 35 (13.57%) XML
3 32 (12.40%) HTML
4 15 (5.81%) CSS
4 15 (5.81%) Web Services
5 11 (4.26%) Spring
6 10 (3.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.71%) Ajax
8 6 (2.33%) XHTML
8 6 (2.33%) Java SE
9 5 (1.94%) RESTful
10 4 (1.55%) MDX
10 4 (1.55%) JDBC
11 3 (1.16%) J2EE
11 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.16%) XSLT
11 3 (1.16%) SOAP
11 3 (1.16%) jQuery
12 2 (0.78%) HTML5
12 2 (0.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.75%) 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%) EFT
10 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.85%) 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 32 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.24%) CRM
4 27 (10.47%) Asset Management
5 26 (10.08%) Software Engineering
6 25 (9.69%) Business Analysis
7 21 (8.14%) OO
8 20 (7.75%) Workflow
9 18 (6.98%) ERP
10 13 (5.04%) Software Asset Management
11 12 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.26%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.26%) ITIL
13 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.88%) Investment Management
13 10 (3.88%) Software Licensing
14 9 (3.49%) Software Testing
14 9 (3.49%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.10%) Change Management
15 8 (3.10%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 88 (34.11%) SQL
2 57 (22.09%) Java
3 43 (16.67%) C#
4 25 (9.69%) C++
5 20 (7.75%) 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
12 4 (1.55%) 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%) HL7
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.78%) QA
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 44 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.79%) 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%) 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%) Google
9 3 (1.16%) CODA
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Car + Share ownership + benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 per annum + car allow. pension, BUPA 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits, graduate training scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus + Stock options + Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Home Based
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago