Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Software Consultant
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 143 150
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.36% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -58.62% +70.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £58,750 £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - -24.14% +81.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2979 2205 2767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 1836 2393
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Cambridge

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Cambridge

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in Cambridge

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cambridge region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Qt
5 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) POSIX
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) ASIC
5 2 (18.18%) C#

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) POSIX
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
1 2 (18.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) ASIC
3 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft