The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Development 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 Development Consultant
Rank 880 968 992
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Consultant 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +49.30%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +18.05%

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 Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Development Consultant in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development 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 +68 1 £60,000 +14.28%
North West - 1 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £60,000 -
Chester - 1 £60,000 -

Software Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software Development 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 Development Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Software Development 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft