The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 107 111
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 22 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.61% 0.17% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.17% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £30,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.44% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 35 (89.74%) C++
2 32 (82.05%) Java
3 30 (76.92%) Mathematics
4 26 (66.67%) C
5 25 (64.10%) Embedded C
5 25 (64.10%) Embedded C++
5 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
6 23 (58.97%) Electronics
6 23 (58.97%) Python
6 23 (58.97%) Security Cleared
7 21 (53.85%) Physics
7 21 (53.85%) Computer Science
8 13 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) .NET
10 9 (23.08%) C#
10 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
12 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (2.56%) Migration
13 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
13 1 (2.56%) Finance
13 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (2.56%) ERP
13 1 (2.56%) Microsoft

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 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (58.97%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
3 21 (53.85%) Physics
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C++
2 32 (82.05%) Java
3 26 (66.67%) C
4 25 (64.10%) Embedded C
4 25 (64.10%) Embedded C++
5 23 (58.97%) Python
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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