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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 643 710 697
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 241 267 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 210 232 259
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,400 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +48 230 £45,000 -10.00% 27
London +33 86 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South East +38 48 £45,000 +3.44% 9
North West +3 30 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Berkshire +65 25 £46,250 +2.77% 2
South West +27 24 £42,250 -15.50% 1
Yorkshire +20 24 £40,000 - 1
Liverpool - 17 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 17 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +33 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
City of London +16 15 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Gloucestershire -4 14 £50,000 -16.66%
Reading +43 13 £45,000 -21.73%
Hampshire +12 12 £39,000 +23.80% 3
Maidenhead +8 9 £55,000 +83.33%
Leeds +21 8 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Hull - 8 £40,000 -
Southampton - 8 £38,250 - 3
East Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £47,500 -
West Midlands -11 6 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Manchester -13 6 £48,750 +47.72% 3
Oxford +10 5 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Oxfordshire +8 5 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Birmingham -9 5 £57,500 +144.68% 2
North East +10 4 £26,000 -36.19%
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 4 £26,000 -54.78%
Somerset +7 4 £32,000 -
Tyne and Wear +1 4 £26,000 -54.78%
Wakefield - 4 £32,500 - 1

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 193 (37.48%) Finance
2 173 (33.59%) SQL
3 120 (23.30%) Java
4 93 (18.06%) Banking
5 92 (17.86%) Degree
5 92 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 89 (17.28%) Project Management
7 86 (16.70%) MS Excel
8 79 (15.34%) Oracle
8 79 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (14.56%) XML
9 75 (14.56%) Linux
10 73 (14.17%) Presales
11 72 (13.98%) Unix
12 70 (13.59%) C#
13 66 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 63 (12.23%) Software Engineering
15 61 (11.84%) Windows
16 60 (11.65%) HTML
17 56 (10.87%) C++
18 55 (10.68%) Business Analysis
19 54 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
20 53 (10.29%) Java EE
20 53 (10.29%) C
21 48 (9.32%) Mentoring
22 47 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
23 46 (8.93%) ERP
24 44 (8.54%) .NET
25 43 (8.35%) 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 34 (6.60%) JBoss
2 33 (6.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 27 (5.24%) WebSphere
5 24 (4.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (3.11%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.55%) GlassFish
7 8 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.36%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.17%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) CMS
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 86 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.50%) MS Office
3 16 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Markit EDM
1 12 (2.33%) Sonata
2 10 (1.94%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (1.75%) Advent Geneva
3 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.19%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.36%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.69%) SSL
1 19 (3.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) NAS
3 2 (0.39%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) CTI
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Network Security
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 38 (7.38%) RDBMS
4 24 (4.66%) Big Data
5 19 (3.69%) DB2
6 18 (3.50%) MS Access
7 9 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.36%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.78%) MySQL
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.58%) Power BI
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.58%) JIRA
3 3 (0.58%) Selenium
4 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
General
1 193 (37.48%) Finance
2 93 (18.06%) Banking
3 35 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.44%) Financial Institution
5 27 (5.24%) Manufacturing
6 26 (5.05%) Investment Banking
7 24 (4.66%) Marketing
7 24 (4.66%) Retail
8 23 (4.47%) Back Office
9 21 (4.08%) Games
10 17 (3.30%) Retail Banking
11 16 (3.11%) Front Office
12 12 (2.33%) Local Government
13 7 (1.36%) Advertising
13 7 (1.36%) Automotive
14 6 (1.17%) Avionics
14 6 (1.17%) International Banking
14 6 (1.17%) Law
15 5 (0.97%) Billing
15 5 (0.97%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.56%) XML
2 60 (11.65%) HTML
3 53 (10.29%) Java EE
4 44 (8.54%) .NET
5 26 (5.05%) STL
6 19 (3.69%) CSS
7 18 (3.50%) Web Services
8 16 (3.11%) J2EE
9 14 (2.72%) Spring
9 14 (2.72%) XSLT
10 12 (2.33%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (1.75%) Middleware
13 8 (1.55%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.55%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.55%) ASP.NET
14 7 (1.36%) EJB
14 7 (1.36%) HTML5
14 7 (1.36%) REST
14 7 (1.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
1 47 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (6.21%) Fintech
3 30 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.88%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.30%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.94%) Blog
9 10 (1.94%) Social Media
10 9 (1.75%) DTCC
11 8 (1.55%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.36%) Economics
12 7 (1.36%) NHS
13 6 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.56%) Linux
2 72 (13.98%) Unix
3 61 (11.84%) Windows
4 13 (2.52%) HPUX
5 10 (1.94%) Android
5 10 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.75%) AIX
6 9 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.55%) Solaris
7 8 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.78%) CentOS
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.28%) Project Management
2 79 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (14.17%) Presales
4 63 (12.23%) Software Engineering
5 55 (10.68%) Business Analysis
6 54 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 46 (8.93%) ERP
9 43 (8.35%) SOA
10 39 (7.57%) Time Management
11 36 (6.99%) Logistics
12 31 (6.02%) Asset Management
13 29 (5.63%) PRINCE2
14 27 (5.24%) SDLC
15 26 (5.05%) CRM
16 25 (4.85%) Coaching
16 25 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (4.27%) Change Control
17 22 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 173 (33.59%) SQL
2 120 (23.30%) Java
3 70 (13.59%) C#
4 56 (10.87%) C++
5 53 (10.29%) C
6 43 (8.35%) JavaScript
7 36 (6.99%) Python
8 26 (5.05%) Perl
9 22 (4.27%) Objective-C
10 20 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.30%) VB
12 8 (1.55%) Lua
12 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.36%) Groovy
14 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.97%) PHP
16 3 (0.58%) VBA
16 3 (0.58%) XPath
17 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (17.86%) Degree
2 32 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.69%) DV Cleared
3 19 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.72%) CISSP
4 14 (2.72%) MCSE
5 13 (2.52%) AAT
5 13 (2.52%) ACCA
5 13 (2.52%) CIMA
6 12 (2.33%) CCNA
6 12 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (2.33%) GIAC
6 12 (2.33%) Linux+ Certification
6 12 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
6 12 (2.33%) SANS
6 12 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
6 12 (2.33%) SSCP
7 8 (1.55%) MCP
8 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.44%) QA
2 17 (3.30%) SLA
3 9 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.17%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.39%) COBIT
8 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.39%) EMIR
8 2 (0.39%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 79 (15.34%) Oracle
2 66 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.52%) Sage
4 12 (2.33%) Avaloq
4 12 (2.33%) FNZ
4 12 (2.33%) IBM
5 11 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.14%) SAP
6 10 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.75%) Advent
7 9 (1.75%) Calypso
7 9 (1.75%) Linedata
7 9 (1.75%) Murex
7 9 (1.75%) Trayport
8 8 (1.55%) Sybase
9 6 (1.17%) Green Hills
10 4 (0.78%) Adobe
10 4 (0.78%) Infor
10 4 (0.78%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.58%) Epicor
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Dorset
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