Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 209 168
Rank change year-on-year +17 -41 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 11 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.29% 0.29% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 29
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -23.33% +125.56%
10th Percentile £42,000 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £80,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -23.33% +125.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3650 4682 3816
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.56% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2953 3490 3171
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Software Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Birmingham

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Birmingham

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Presales
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Project
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
1 9 (81.82%) Presales
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
1 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft