The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 211 194 176
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 2 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 18
Average salary £33,250 £26,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.47% -32.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £24,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £27,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Software Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Software Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham -4 2 £33,250 +25.47% 2
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Sage
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) ATDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Sage 50
3 3 (30.00%) Exchequer
3 3 (30.00%) Pegasus
3 3 (30.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (30.00%) CODA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) .NET

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 3 (30.00%) Sage 50
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (30.00%) Exchequer
2 3 (30.00%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) ATDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sage
2 3 (30.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (30.00%) CODA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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