The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Consultant
Rank 898 - 883
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Consultant 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £24,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 - -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Consultant within the UK.

Software Development Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Software Development Consultant
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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 - 4 £24,000 -
North West - 3 £24,000 -
Manchester - 3 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Software Development Consultant
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus