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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 642 688 709
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 276 297 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 235 267 243
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +2 253 £45,000 - 29
London +62 99 £62,500 +25.00% 14
South East -9 50 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +28 25 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Berkshire +12 19 £55,000 +15.78%
North West 0 19 £32,500 -27.77%
South West +20 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Yorkshire +18 16 £30,000 -52.00% 2
West Midlands -16 15 £55,000 -26.66% 2
East of England +36 14 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Reading +13 12 £55,000 +15.78%
Manchester -21 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Gloucestershire +3 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -6 9 £19,125 -52.18% 1
South Wales - 9 £55,000 -
Wales - 9 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes +20 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +19 8 £23,500 -68.66% 1
Sheffield +16 8 £46,250 +2.77%
South Yorkshire +15 8 £46,250 +2.77%
Newport - 8 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 8 £32,500 -
City of London +60 7 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Warwickshire +12 7 - -
East Midlands +5 7 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Oxford -17 7 £37,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -23 7 £37,000 - 3
Liverpool - 7 £32,500 -

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 227 (40.32%) Finance
2 181 (32.15%) SQL
3 136 (24.16%) Java
4 122 (21.67%) Degree
5 115 (20.43%) Project Management
6 99 (17.58%) XML
7 93 (16.52%) Oracle
8 92 (16.34%) SQL Server
8 92 (16.34%) Presales
9 91 (16.16%) C#
10 90 (15.99%) Banking
11 84 (14.92%) .NET
11 84 (14.92%) MS Excel
12 83 (14.74%) Microsoft
13 78 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
14 69 (12.26%) Business Analysis
15 67 (11.90%) C++
16 64 (11.37%) HTML
17 59 (10.48%) C
18 58 (10.30%) Unix
19 55 (9.77%) Linux
20 53 (9.41%) Windows
20 53 (9.41%) Software Engineering
21 51 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
22 50 (8.88%) ERP
23 49 (8.70%) JavaScript
24 47 (8.35%) Mentoring
24 47 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
25 44 (7.82%) Python
26 43 (7.64%) Relational Database

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 16 (2.84%) JBoss
2 15 (2.66%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.49%) IIS
3 14 (2.49%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.71%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (2.84%) MS Office
4 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Sonata
2 10 (1.78%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.24%) Advent Geneva
4 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.89%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.71%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.53%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.36%) Finacle
8 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.18%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.55%) SaaS
2 5 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.71%) Office 365
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.13%) Internet
1 12 (2.13%) SSL
1 12 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.89%) SAN
3 4 (0.71%) Firewall
3 4 (0.71%) NAS
3 4 (0.71%) Wireless
4 2 (0.36%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.36%) CTI
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) HTTP
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 39 (6.93%) Big Data
4 25 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.13%) DB2
5 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.60%) MySQL
8 8 (1.42%) MS Access
8 8 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.53%) Power BI
12 3 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.89%) JIRA
2 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.36%) CMake
4 2 (0.36%) JUnit
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.36%) Selenium
4 2 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Appium
5 1 (0.18%) Calabash
5 1 (0.18%) Gatling
5 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 227 (40.32%) Finance
2 90 (15.99%) Banking
3 39 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.39%) Back Office
5 33 (5.86%) Financial Institution
6 28 (4.97%) Retail
7 27 (4.80%) Front Office
8 25 (4.44%) Telecoms
9 18 (3.20%) Marketing
10 14 (2.49%) Games
10 14 (2.49%) Retail Banking
11 13 (2.31%) Local Government
12 12 (2.13%) Legal
13 9 (1.60%) Law
13 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.42%) Advertising
14 8 (1.42%) Publishing
15 6 (1.07%) Automotive
15 6 (1.07%) Electronics
16 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.58%) XML
2 84 (14.92%) .NET
3 64 (11.37%) HTML
4 41 (7.28%) Web Services
5 29 (5.15%) XSLT
6 24 (4.26%) Java EE
7 19 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (3.20%) CSS
9 16 (2.84%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.84%) SAML
10 15 (2.66%) JSP
11 13 (2.31%) STL
12 11 (1.95%) J2EE
13 9 (1.60%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.60%) SOAP
14 8 (1.42%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.42%) HTML5
14 8 (1.42%) Spring
14 8 (1.42%) XML-RPC
15 5 (0.89%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
2 47 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.86%) Visualisation
4 26 (4.62%) Fintech
5 24 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.91%) Driving Licence
7 17 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.13%) Economics
8 12 (2.13%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.60%) iPad
12 8 (1.42%) Blog
12 8 (1.42%) Social Media
13 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.24%) DTCC
13 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Licensing
14 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.89%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.30%) Unix
2 55 (9.77%) Linux
3 53 (9.41%) Windows
4 16 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.78%) AIX
6 10 (1.78%) Solaris
7 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.42%) HPUX
8 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.89%) Android
10 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.71%) CentOS
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.43%) Project Management
2 92 (16.34%) Presales
3 78 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (12.26%) Business Analysis
5 53 (9.41%) Software Engineering
6 50 (8.88%) ERP
7 47 (8.35%) Mentoring
8 42 (7.46%) Asset Management
8 42 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (7.46%) Wealth Management
9 40 (7.10%) Analytics
10 38 (6.75%) Time Management
11 37 (6.57%) Data Analytics
12 32 (5.68%) SDLC
13 31 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (5.33%) PRINCE2
15 29 (5.15%) CRM
16 28 (4.97%) Software Delivery
17 26 (4.62%) Change Control
17 26 (4.62%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (32.15%) SQL
2 136 (24.16%) Java
3 91 (16.16%) C#
4 67 (11.90%) C++
5 59 (10.48%) C
6 49 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 44 (7.82%) Python
8 34 (6.04%) Perl
9 20 (3.55%) Lua
10 18 (3.20%) VB
11 17 (3.02%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.95%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.89%) Groovy
14 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.71%) VBA
16 3 (0.53%) PHP
16 3 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 122 (21.67%) Degree
2 18 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.13%) CISSP
4 12 (2.13%) MCP
4 12 (2.13%) MCSE
5 11 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.42%) CBAP
6 8 (1.42%) GIAC
7 7 (1.24%) CCNA
7 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (1.24%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.24%) SANS
7 7 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (1.24%) SSCP
8 6 (1.07%) ISEB
9 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.68%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) COBIT
4 4 (0.71%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.36%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) SDET
6 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (16.52%) Oracle
2 83 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.15%) SAP
4 23 (4.09%) IBM
5 17 (3.02%) Sage
6 13 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.95%) Avaloq
7 11 (1.95%) FNZ
7 11 (1.95%) VMware
8 10 (1.78%) Adobe
8 10 (1.78%) Citrix
8 10 (1.78%) HP
9 9 (1.60%) BMC
10 8 (1.42%) Epicor
11 7 (1.24%) Advent
11 7 (1.24%) Calypso
11 7 (1.24%) Linedata
11 7 (1.24%) Murex
11 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.24%) Trayport
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Home Based
Additional Resources Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Tall Recruitment Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package!
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago