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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 701 707 753
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 231 249 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 203 233 184
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 216 £47,500 +9.19% 44
London +6 82 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East -9 43 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Midlands +6 30 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Yorkshire +25 25 £33,750 +3.84% 4
City of London +61 16 £55,000 +15.78% 4
North West +32 16 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Oxford +8 16 £36,500 -9.87% 1
Oxfordshire +6 16 £36,500 -9.87% 1
Warwickshire - 16 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +20 14 £30,000 -44.44% 2
Manchester +25 13 £37,500 +29.31% 5
Sheffield +18 13 £32,500 -39.81% 2
Surrey +16 12 £55,000 +29.41% 4
East of England 0 12 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire +13 10 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Coventry -1 10 £37,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 10 £47,500 -
Scotland -2 8 £37,500 -
Berkshire -4 8 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Leeds +12 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +10 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire +3 6 £51,250 +28.12%
Glasgow -15 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £45,000 - 4
Woking - 5 £55,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham 0 4 £55,000 - 3
Huntingdon - 4 £45,000 -
Cheshire +25 3 £42,500 +54.54% 2

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (35.75%) Finance
2 154 (28.68%) Project Management
3 151 (28.12%) SQL
4 145 (27.00%) Degree
5 139 (25.88%) Microsoft
6 124 (23.09%) Java
7 100 (18.62%) .NET
7 100 (18.62%) Presales
8 97 (18.06%) Oracle
9 93 (17.32%) C#
10 89 (16.57%) SQL Server
11 81 (15.08%) MS Excel
12 73 (13.59%) Software Engineering
13 71 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (11.36%) XML
15 60 (11.17%) Business Analysis
16 57 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
17 55 (10.24%) SaaS
17 55 (10.24%) Banking
17 55 (10.24%) Asset Management
18 54 (10.06%) Web Services
19 53 (9.87%) ERP
20 51 (9.50%) Migration
21 50 (9.31%) C++
22 48 (8.94%) HTML
23 45 (8.38%) Computer Science
24 43 (8.01%) Windows
25 41 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
26 39 (7.26%) JavaScript

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (6.15%) IIS
2 11 (2.05%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.86%) Apache Pig
3 10 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.49%) Apache
4 8 (1.49%) JBoss
5 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.56%) Node.js
7 3 (0.56%) SAS
8 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 81 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.05%) MS Office
3 10 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (2.79%) SimCorp Dimension
1 15 (2.79%) thinkFolio
2 14 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.42%) SAP Business One
3 13 (2.42%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (2.23%) Sage X3
5 8 (1.49%) Finacle
5 8 (1.49%) Temenos T24
6 7 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 7 (1.30%) Summit
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (1.12%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.37%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.24%) SaaS
2 9 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Taleo
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.03%) Firewall
2 14 (2.61%) DNS
3 13 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.23%) SSL
5 9 (1.68%) DHCP
6 6 (1.12%) SMTP
7 4 (0.74%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.74%) Internet
7 4 (0.74%) Wireless
8 2 (0.37%) NAS
8 2 (0.37%) RFID
8 2 (0.37%) SAN
8 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.19%) 3G
9 1 (0.19%) GPRS
9 1 (0.19%) GSM
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.15%) Big Data
3 17 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.86%) Apache Hive
7 10 (1.86%) MySQL
7 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.56%) DB2
13 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Subversion
2 3 (0.56%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.37%) Maven
3 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) MSTest
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 192 (35.75%) Finance
2 55 (10.24%) Banking
3 26 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.66%) Back Office
5 23 (4.28%) Retail
6 21 (3.91%) Local Government
7 20 (3.72%) Marketing
8 17 (3.17%) Investment Banking
8 17 (3.17%) Retail Banking
9 16 (2.98%) Front Office
10 7 (1.30%) Legal
11 4 (0.74%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Norwegian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.62%) .NET
2 61 (11.36%) XML
3 54 (10.06%) Web Services
4 48 (8.94%) HTML
5 28 (5.21%) XSLT
6 27 (5.03%) J2EE
7 22 (4.10%) Java EE
8 19 (3.54%) ASP.NET
9 18 (3.35%) CSS
10 17 (3.17%) JSP
11 14 (2.61%) SAML
12 13 (2.42%) SOAP
13 12 (2.23%) HTML5
14 11 (2.05%) STL
15 9 (1.68%) Spring
15 9 (1.68%) WCF
16 8 (1.49%) .NET Framework
17 7 (1.30%) LAMP
17 7 (1.30%) LINQ
17 7 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (8.38%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.66%) Mathematics
5 20 (3.72%) Fintech
6 17 (3.17%) Derivative
6 17 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.98%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.86%) Cybercrime
9 9 (1.68%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.12%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.93%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.93%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.93%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.93%) Physics
12 5 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.01%) Windows
2 35 (6.52%) Linux
3 25 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.28%) Unix
5 12 (2.23%) Android
5 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.56%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.68%) Project Management
2 100 (18.62%) Presales
3 73 (13.59%) Software Engineering
4 71 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (11.17%) Business Analysis
6 55 (10.24%) Asset Management
7 53 (9.87%) ERP
8 51 (9.50%) Migration
9 37 (6.89%) Wealth Management
10 36 (6.70%) CRM
11 32 (5.96%) Workflow
12 31 (5.77%) Time Management
13 30 (5.59%) PRINCE2
13 30 (5.59%) Software Delivery
14 29 (5.40%) Data Migration
15 28 (5.21%) Scrum
16 26 (4.84%) Portfolio Management
16 26 (4.84%) SDLC
16 26 (4.84%) Software Asset Management
17 25 (4.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (28.12%) SQL
2 124 (23.09%) Java
3 93 (17.32%) C#
4 50 (9.31%) C++
5 39 (7.26%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.47%) C
7 20 (3.72%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.54%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.42%) VB
9 13 (2.42%) VBA
10 12 (2.23%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.23%) Perl
10 12 (2.23%) PHP
10 12 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.86%) Python
12 8 (1.49%) Scala
13 5 (0.93%) Ruby
14 4 (0.74%) TTCN
15 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 145 (27.00%) Degree
2 41 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.23%) MCSE
6 10 (1.86%) CCNA
6 10 (1.86%) CISSP
6 10 (1.86%) GIAC
6 10 (1.86%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (1.86%) MCP
6 10 (1.86%) SANS
6 10 (1.86%) SSCP
7 7 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.93%) ISEB
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ACCA
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.12%) ISO19770
1 6 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) COSHH
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.86%) SCCM
2 6 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) Mesos
5 1 (0.19%) yum
Vendors
1 139 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 97 (18.06%) Oracle
3 39 (7.26%) SAP
4 19 (3.54%) IBM
5 17 (3.17%) SimCorp
6 16 (2.98%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.98%) Sage
7 15 (2.79%) Charles River
7 15 (2.79%) Eze Castle Integration
8 14 (2.61%) Epicor
8 14 (2.61%) HP
9 13 (2.42%) Citrix
9 13 (2.42%) Infor
9 13 (2.42%) Northgate
10 12 (2.23%) IFS
11 11 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.86%) Avaloq
12 10 (1.86%) BMC
12 10 (1.86%) VMware
13 8 (1.49%) Fiserv
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EU-Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance & 50% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 18000 and 25000 (15% bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Flexible working from home
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 12%, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago