Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 141 155
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 12 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.38% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Cambridge median annual salary £67,500 - £72,500
10th Percentile £53,250 - £44,875
90th Percentile £85,250 - £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 - £45,750

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 3,043 2,148 2,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.37% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 1,820 2,397
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,525 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, 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 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (75.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Electronics
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 8 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Physics
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) STL
5 2 (16.67%) POSIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) ASIC
5 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) Qt
5 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping

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 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) POSIX
1 2 (16.67%) Qt
1 2 (16.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) ASIC
2 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (66.67%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) QMS
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 8 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) QNX
1 1 (8.33%) Wind River