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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 768 788 699
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 121 145 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 117 167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -12.26%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 2015. 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 +31 119 £40,000 -4.76% 16
London +44 38 £31,500 -37.00% 4
South East +1 33 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Berkshire -1 15 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East of England +17 14 £29,250 -19.31% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 13 - -
Maidenhead +6 11 £37,500 -12.28%
East Midlands +8 9 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Yorkshire +4 9 £41,500 +3.75% 2
West Midlands -7 7 £33,000 -5.71% 1
West Yorkshire +27 6 £44,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +59 5 £60,000 - 2
Nottingham - 5 - -
Colchester - 5 £21,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 - -
Essex - 5 £21,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Leicestershire +19 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Loughborough +7 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading -1 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -10 4 £65,000 +108.00%
Leeds +16 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £41,250 +13.79%
North West -2 3 £72,500 -
Birmingham -9 3 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Ipswich - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -
Surrey +15 2 £26,250 -59.61% 2

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (38.60%) SQL
2 80 (35.09%) Degree
3 77 (33.77%) .NET
4 67 (29.39%) SQL Server
5 64 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 63 (27.63%) C#
7 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (22.37%) Finance
9 47 (20.61%) Java
10 46 (20.18%) MS Excel
11 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
12 41 (17.98%) Project Management
13 39 (17.11%) Computer Science
14 34 (14.91%) XML
15 31 (13.60%) Windows
15 31 (13.60%) JavaScript
16 30 (13.16%) ASP.NET
17 29 (12.72%) Business Analysis
18 26 (11.40%) Banking
18 26 (11.40%) Oracle
18 26 (11.40%) HTML
19 23 (10.09%) Asset Management
20 22 (9.65%) CSS
21 20 (8.77%) Hedge funds
21 20 (8.77%) ISEB
22 19 (8.33%) Software Licensing
23 18 (7.89%) CRM
24 17 (7.46%) Software Asset Management
25 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
25 16 (7.02%) Software Testing

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) IIS
3 9 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.63%) CMS
6 3 (1.32%) JBoss
6 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) Moodle
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Kentico
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) SaaS
2 6 (2.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Yammer
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) Internet
2 5 (2.19%) CTI
3 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.75%) WebEx
4 3 (1.32%) SSL
4 3 (1.32%) LAN
4 3 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.88%) VLAN
5 2 (0.88%) HTTP
5 2 (0.88%) Broadband
5 2 (0.88%) VPN
5 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) MPLS
5 2 (0.88%) OSPF
5 2 (0.88%) BGP
5 2 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) AMQP
6 1 (0.44%) Extranet
6 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.44%) Redis
7 1 (0.44%) Riak
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (4.39%) MSTest
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.75%) JIRA
5 3 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) JUnit
6 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.88%) FishEye
7 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (22.37%) Finance
2 26 (11.40%) Banking
3 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.07%) French Language
5 6 (2.63%) Marketing
6 5 (2.19%) International Banking
6 5 (2.19%) German Language
7 4 (1.75%) Local Government
7 4 (1.75%) Back Office
7 4 (1.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 2 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (33.77%) .NET
2 34 (14.91%) XML
3 30 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 26 (11.40%) HTML
5 22 (9.65%) CSS
6 15 (6.58%) Web Services
7 8 (3.51%) jQuery
8 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.07%) Apache Flex
9 6 (2.63%) Spring
10 5 (2.19%) REST
10 5 (2.19%) J2EE
11 3 (1.32%) Spring Security
11 3 (1.32%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.32%) STL
11 3 (1.32%) Ajax
11 3 (1.32%) Java EE
12 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.88%) JDBC
12 2 (0.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.77%) Hedge funds
3 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.63%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.88%) Economics
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.60%) Windows
2 15 (6.58%) Linux
2 15 (6.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 41 (17.98%) Project Management
4 29 (12.72%) Business Analysis
5 23 (10.09%) Asset Management
6 19 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 18 (7.89%) CRM
8 17 (7.46%) Software Asset Management
9 16 (7.02%) Software Testing
10 15 (6.58%) Time Management
11 14 (6.14%) IT Asset Management
12 13 (5.70%) Workflow
13 11 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.82%) MVC
14 10 (4.39%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.39%) Performance Testing
14 10 (4.39%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.39%) Release Management
15 9 (3.95%) ITIL
16 7 (3.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (38.60%) SQL
2 63 (27.63%) C#
3 47 (20.61%) Java
4 31 (13.60%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.39%) C
5 10 (4.39%) C++
6 8 (3.51%) VB
7 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.19%) PHP
8 4 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.32%) Scala
9 3 (1.32%) Ada
9 3 (1.32%) VBA
10 2 (0.88%) Ruby
10 2 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) Erlang
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 80 (35.09%) Degree
2 20 (8.77%) ISEB
3 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.14%) MCP
5 10 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.75%) CIPD
8 3 (1.32%) ACCA
8 3 (1.32%) CIMA
9 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.44%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.88%) KVM
3 2 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Mesos
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.40%) Oracle
3 5 (2.19%) Avaya
3 5 (2.19%) Cisco
3 5 (2.19%) IBM
3 5 (2.19%) SAP
3 5 (2.19%) VMware
4 3 (1.32%) HP
4 3 (1.32%) Sybase
5 2 (0.88%) FrontRange
5 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.88%) Sage
5 2 (0.88%) Vermilion
5 2 (0.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.44%) hybris
6 1 (0.44%) BMC
6 1 (0.44%) Lotus
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Siebel
6 1 (0.44%) Altiris
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PA Consulting
Salary: Travel Allowance Fantastic Bonus! Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS, HEALTHCARE, PENSION, RELOCATION
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago