The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 200 202 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 2 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 20
Average salary £31,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.09% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Consultant
England

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 24 July 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
(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
Coventry -2 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) ATDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Sage
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%) Sage 50
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (40.00%) Sage 200
3 3 (30.00%) Exchequer
3 3 (30.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (30.00%) Sage 50
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (10.00%) BPCS
4 1 (10.00%) Movex
4 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) 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%) Manufacturing
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 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) ATDD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
2 1 (10.00%) AAT
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 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Baan
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Infor
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